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Education

  • Good memories, good times

    Indian Land Elementary School’s cafeteria was buzzing with laughter and long conversations as old friends gathered for the 2017 Indian Land alumni reunion June 25.
    The parking lot was packed as people arrived to bring in covered potluck dishes. J.O. McCorkle, an 80-year-old Indian Land native from the class of 1958, stood proudly by the tea jugs as people walked past him.
    “I made all the tea here,” McCorkle said. “So, if you want, you can just call me the tea-maker.”

  • School Notes 8-23-17

     IL Middle holds open house Aug. 29

  • Smooth start to new school year

    More than 12,000 students – more than a third of them from Indian Land – began the new academic year at Lancaster County School District’s 22 schools on Thursday, Aug. 17.
    It was smooth sailing most of the day, except for some traffic congestion around the district’s many on-going construction projects.
    Indian Land’s four schools welcomed about 4,420 students Thursday.

  • Sun City helps local students

    Excitement filled the Lake House at Sun City Carolina Lakes as a parade of residents eagerly stopped by and dropped off school supplies and other requested necessities in preparation for the opening of the new school year. If you think the children are eager and enthusiastic, you should see residents of the Sun City community shopping for school supplies in support of Lancaster County children.

  • School Notes 8-16-17

    It’s not too late to register for school

    Elementary schools

  • IL teacher wins district award

    More than 1,000 Lancaster County School District teachers and faculty celebrated great teaching Monday morning, Aug. 14, at Buford High School.
    Four teachers from around the district were awarded annual teaching awards. Others were recognized for the number of years they had taught, including one teacher who has 54 years under his belt.
    Brittany Bullard, an Indian Land Middle School special education teacher, won the Great Teaching Award for Beginning Teachers.

  • Break that ground!

    Lancaster County school board members, district staff and community members gathered Monday afternoon, Aug. 14, to break ground on the Panhandle’s new elementary school.

    Expected to be complete next August, the 95,000-square-foot building will accommodate 1,170 students. The 36-acre site is on the west side of U.S. 521, just south of Rebound Road.

    School board member Melvin Stroble, who represents District 1, where the new school is being built, said the district needs additional facilities to support growth in the Panhandle.

  • York Tech adds 7 new programs

    from York Technical College
    York Technical College will add seven new programs to its curriculum lineup this fall. The new programs are:
    • Advanced certificate in cyber security
    • Certificate in personal trainer
    • Certificate in nursing care
    • Certificate in dental office
    • Certificate in allied health services
    • Associate of applied science degree, major in digital art
    • Associate of applied science degree, major in paralegal

  • School Notes 8-9-17

    Health department offers shot clinics  

    Immunization clinics for needed school vaccinations will be offered Aug. 9 and 10 at the Lancaster County Health Department, 1833 Pageland Highway, Lancaster. Call (800) 868-0404 to schedule appointments or for more details.

  • Local school orientations and open houses

    Harrisburg Elementary School
    Back-to-school night/orientation at Harrisburg Elementary School, 10251 Harrisburg Road,  is Aug. 15. Parents should refer to teacher assignment letters for specific information on back-to-school night. Parents and students will meet teachers, visit classrooms and receive a brief orientation.
    Indian Land Elementary School