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McBee student's art featured at bank

McBee High School Art student Sophomore Travis Pait’s artwork was chosen to be on display at Heritage Bank in McBee as part of the grant awarded to the McBee High school Art department in the spring of 2014 for its high quality.
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Pageland Elementary treats readers

Pageland Elementary School recently treated student readers to a Book Bash picnic for reading ten or more books over the summer.

The students also kept up summaries in a journal about the books that they read.
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District awarded grant

The Office of Justice Programs’ National Institute of Justice (NIJ) today announced it has awarded a $2.46 million award to Chesterfield County School District to be used on the “Integrative Models: PBIS and Olweus Bully Prevention” project through the Comprehensive School Safety Initiative (CSSI).
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AdvancEd team recommends accreditation

The Chesterfield County School District has been fully re-accredited for another five years by a visiting team of AdvancEd evaluators.

The team recently spent time in the district reviewing the schools and made their recommendation during an exit meeting with district administration and school board members.
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District names Distinguished Reading Teacher

At the beginning of September, principals at each school in Chesterfield County nominated a Distinguished Reading Teacher to represent their schools. These teachers encourage the love of reading as a lifelong habit and are continually promoting literacy among their students. Their classrooms are literacy rich environments where students are immersed in reading and writing every day.
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District receives art grant

Chesterfield County School District was awarded a Distinguished Arts Program grant by the SC Department of Education for the project entitled "Improving Arts Education." 
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Wal-Mart donates to local teachers

Wal-Mart of Cheraw recently donated $50 gift cards to 20 teachers in Chesterfield County to help them offset the cost of supplies for their classrooms.
The recipients included all 16 Teachers of the Year, two new assistant principals, and two new principals.
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Board recognizes Duke TIP scholars

The students who participated in the 2014 Duke University Talent Identification Program's 7th Grade Talent Search were recognized at the Chesterfield County School Board Meeting, September 8 at Pageland Elementary. Duke TIP is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving academically gifted and talented students. Duke TIP works with students, their families and educators to identify, recognize, challenge, engage and help students reach their highest potential.
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Superintendent's Art Award winners announced

The Superintendent’s Art Awards are given out annually to recognize students who excel in the visual arts. Art teachers are asked to submit pieces that are then scored by a panel of judges from outside of the district based on the scoring rubric used for admission into the Artistic Gifted and Talented program. A winner is selected from the high, middle, and elementary school levels as well as an overall winner.
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