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Education

  • SCCL school supply drive a success

    by Rebecca Asher/Sun City Carolina Lakes Volunteers and Helping Hands
    The Sun City Carolina Lakes Volunteers and Helping Hands recently completed their annual school supply drive with great success.
    Over a two-week period, residents donated school supplies, more than $2,000 in monetary donations  and gift cards to benefit area students as they head back to school.  
    The generosity of the people who live in Sun City Carolina Lakes is awesome!  

  • School bells ring!

    More than 14,000 students filled the halls of Lancaster County schools on Monday, Aug. 19, ready to begin another year.

    Superintendent Jonathan Phipps said the first day went off without any major hitches.

  • District celebrates great teaching

    Aug. 13 was truly a day for teachers. 

    The Lancaster High School Multipurpose Building bubbled over with an atmosphere of fun, excitement and camaraderie as hundreds of the school district’s educators joined together to celebrate the start of the new school year. 

  • School Notes 8-21-19

    Two area students graduate from CCU

    Two area students graduated from Coastal Carolina University in Conway during its summer commencement program Aug. 9. 

    • Christian Katsanos of Indian Land earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration in marketing.

  • School Notes 8-14-19

    Last Alive at 25 class is Aug. 15
    The Alive At 25 class will be offered 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Aug. 15 at Barr Street Learning Center, 610 E. Meeting St., Lancaster.
    Lancaster County School District students who want to park on campus must complete Alive At 25 and supply proof that they have completed the course before they can buy a parking pass.
    If students do not complete Alive At 25, they will not be allowed to park on school grounds, and the district will have cars towed that are parked illegally.

  • First day of school next week

    Set those alarm clocks early Monday, Aug. 19. That’s the first day of school for all Lancaster County School District students, except for  sixth- and ninth-graders.
    They’ll be heading to school Friday, Aug. 16, for orientation from 8:15 a.m. to 1 p.m., where they’ll check out their new schools, meet classmates  and teachers and eat  lunch together.

  • School Notes 8-07-19

    Hoffler graduates from Baldwin Wallace
    Parker Hoffler of Indian Land, a graduate of Myers Park High School, graduated in May from Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, Ohio, with a bachelor’s degree in national security.
    Four make honors lists at Lander
    Four area student made the honors lists at Lander University in Greenwood for the 2019 spring semester.
    Adrianna Ray of Lancaster made the president’s list, earning a grade-point average of 4.0 for the semester.

  • Still time to register and visit IL schools

    The first day of school for all Lancaster County School District students is Aug. 19. But there’s still time to register for school and attend open houses and orientations to meet teachers and see classrooms before then.
    Harrisburg, Indian Land, Van Wyck elementaries
    Only students new to the district and kindergartners need to register 8 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday at their respective elementary school.
    Returning students will have their teacher assignments sent to the email address on file the second week of August.

  • Firefighters find smoke, but no fire at Harrisburg

    A smoking HVAC system put a damper on back-to-school preparations Monday morning at Harrisburg Elementary School.
    Shortly before 9 a.m. Aug. 5, firefighters responded to the school and found a classroom filled with smoke.
    The classroom was quickly ventilated, with minimal damage, Lancaster County Fire Marshal Russell Rogers said.

  • DW Library summer reading wraps up

    From Del Webb Library at Indian Land
    Another summer has gone by in the blink of an eye. The Del Webb Library at Indian Land has grown quiet once more as children are getting ready to head back to school.
    Throughout June and July, the library was a must-visit location for families in the Indian Land area. With story times, STEAM programs and special performers, there was something for kids of all ages to do each week at the library.