Seven students took the stage in Cross Elementary’s multipurpose room for the third annual Oratorical Competition on Feb. 27, during which all seven students had 3 to 5 minutes to answer the question: “If I could share my dream with Dr. Martin Luther King, what would it be?”
In an effort to streamline the efficiency of enrolling students and to simplify the registration process for your child, we have implemented an online registration process. Visit www.bcsdschools.net/registration on Monday, March 23 to begin the process.
Robots, vertical gardens and people wearing virtual reality headsets – an innovation expo was held at Macedonia Middle Thursday evening, and activities, demonstrations and completed projects lined hallways, occupied classrooms and filled the school’s cafeteria.
The BCSD administrative team is seeking input from the school community.
Nasty weather did little to rain on the fun at Berkeley Elementary this week. The school held an official ribbon-cutting for it's playground, which now has adaptive equipment that can be used by students with special needs. Twenty-five BCSD schools received playground upgrades this year.
On the campus of Sangaree Middle, students with special needs and their general education peers team up to make coffee, hot chocolate and cider for faculty and staff members at the school. The weekly activity has become a big business and one of the sweetest things you'll ever witness.
Authentic assessments and student led conferences are new to Berkeley Intermediate this year, and allow for students to take ownership of their learning.
Through classroom lessons and lunch and learn programs, employers are visiting with Mrs. Galati's students twice a month. From historians and bakers to welders and bankers, students are introduced to career clusters in as many hands-on ways as possible. They are informed of the job and soft skills needed to be successful.
From lessons involving vertical hydroponic gardens to STEAM activities involving student choice boards, 3D printers and virtual reality/augmented reality headsets, what’s happening in classrooms at Macedonia Middle is far from what students experienced in the 80s and 90s.
Teachers and administrators at College Park Elementary have found a flexible approach to meet the needs of the school’s diverse group of learners.
Fourth graders at Westview Elementary recently completed a novel engineering challenge based on the book "Iggy Peck Architect." Students designed solutions for a bridge, shared ideas and navigated conflict!
2:00 PM - 3:45 PM The African American Struggle for Voting Rights (Cross High)
7:00 PM CBHS Ladies Honors Choir concert
7:00 PM CBHS Ladies Honors Choir concert
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Charleston STEM Festival
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM BCSD Teacher Recruitment Fair
The Berkeley County Board of Education meets the second and fourth Tuesday of every month at 5:30 p.m. in the Boardroom located at 107 E. Main Street in Moncks Corner (except as noted on October 22 and March 10). Board meetings are open to the public and citizens are encouraged to attend. There is an opportunity for "Citizen Comments" at the start of each meeting.
Berkeley County School District’s Division of Academics and Innovation is committed to providing a future focused vision on education through next generation learning. We are dedicated to ensuring that all students are college, career and life-ready when they graduate from BCSD by incorporating approaches that are rooted in rigorous college and career-ready outcomes and that integrate the following:
Personalized Learning- Approaches that individualize learning for each student based on their individual strengths.
Competency-Based Learning- Approaches that allow students to advance along a learning continuum based on mastery.
Deeper-Learning- Approaches that enable the 4 Cs- critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and communication.
Blended Learning- Approaches that employ multiple methods of content delivery through the infusion of technology to enable flexibility in time, place, path, and pace.
Student-Centered Learning- Approaches that enable students to have voice and choice over their learning.