Chesterfield County School District

News and Announcements

Title I Planning Meeting announced

The Chesterfield County School District Title I Office will hold a planning meeting to discuss and gain input on the Title I Plan for the 2018-2019 School Year. The meeting will be held Tuesday, June 12 at 3:30 p.m. in the School District Office Board Room at 401 West Boulevard in Chesterfield, SC. For questions please call Dr. Candace Hoffman at 843-623-5507.
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District recognizes perfect attendance

Chesterfield County School District would like to recognize who completed grades 1-6, without having been absent, according to Attendance Coordinator Laurie Tarleton.

This year’s six-year Perfect Attendance milestone was achieved by Karma Danielle McGuinn, a Long Middle School student, and the daughter of, William and Terrica McGuinn of Cheraw. Chesterfield County School District, in recognition of this accomplishment, presented the student with a trophy and $25 gift card from Walmart.
District-wide, 278 students had perfect attendance for the 2017-2018 school year. These students were recognized by receiving a certificate from Chesterfield County School District.
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District students receive Liles Trust Scholarship

Four Chesterfield County School District seniors received the Liles Trust Scholarship. This scholarship is given every four years through the Harrington Law Firm in Monroe, NC. Each recipient will receive $5,000 each year for all four years they attend college. The following are this year’s scholarship winners: Ahmadrae Bracey, Central High School (attending University of South Carolina); Octavia Middlebrooks, Cheraw High School (attending Winthrop University); Madison Mills, Chesterfield High School (attending Francis Marion University); Jayna Mitchell, McBee High School (attending Coker College).
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Cheraw students earn certifications

Congratulations to the following Cheraw High School students in Tambra Watson's Spring Semester Integrated Business Applications I class for receiving their Microsoft Office Specialist certification for Office Word 2016 Expert.
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Local students participate in Summer Games

Athletes from across the state converged on the Capital City and enjoyed a weekend of competition and fun. Celebrating 50 years of Summer Games at Fort Jackson.

Students from Chesterfield County School District attended the Summer Games as part of the Area 2 delegation. Chesterfield County School District received 19 gold metals, five silver metals, five bronze metals and one fourth place ribbon. The unified team won a gold in the 4X100. Unified Team members –Sandy Melton (Chesterfield High), Tye Price (Chesterfield High), Nathan Gibson (Connections Academy) and Wyatt Litchard (New Heights). Athletes competed in Track and Field events at Blythewood High School May 13.
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Melton named the district teacher of the year

Natalie Melton of Edwards Elementary School was named the Chesterfield County School District Teacher of the Year in the annual ceremonies held May 9.
Melton, a 10-year veteran of the classroom, is also a native of Chesterfield County.
“Since I was a little girl, the only career I ever wanted was to become a teacher,” she says. “I have always wanted to help others in the ways my teachers inspired and encouraged me.”
After pursuing her degree and experiencing what life was like as the teacher inside the classroom, she was hooked, she explained.
“There are truly no words that can accurately describe watching a young child grow and transform right before your very eyes,” she says. “Knowing I get to play a role in that transformation is a privilege that I cherish every day.”
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Area students attend 'Tiger Read'

Fifteen Chesterfield County School District Reading Recovery students traveled to Clemson University to participate in Tigers Read on May 3.
Tigers Read is a yearly event sponsored by Clemson’s Reading Recovery Training Center and Head Football Coach Dabo’s All In Team Foundation. Reading Recovery students were greeted at the entrance of the football practice facility by the Tiger band playing the fight song. Students shook hands with several of the football players, the Tiger, and Clifford. After being seated, the students were welcomed by the founding Dean of Clemson’s College of Education, George Peterson and Kathleen Swinney. The football players shared a read aloud and talked with the students about the importance of reading and doing your best in school. Each student was given a backpack filled with books for summer reading. After the presentation, students were treated to a lunch of hotdogs, chips and tiger pound cake outside on the lawn beside the baseball stadium.
The students were accompanied by CCSD Reading Recovery teachers and district administrators.
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