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Education

  • Indian Land Elementary School Honor Rolls

    The following Indian Land Elementary School students made the honor rolls for the first semester:

    Third grade

    All A’s

  • School Menus

    Elementary/Middle

    Meals: Breakfast: students 75 cents, adults $2; lunch: elementary $1.10, middle school $1.25, adults $3.25

    Offered daily: 1/2 pint milk; extra milk, 30 cents

    Monday: Fish or chicken nuggets, creamy potatoes, black-eyed peas, lime sherbet, roll

    Tuesday: Hamburger or chef salad, potato wedges, lima beans, applesauce, gingerbread

    Wednesday: Chicken sandwich or hot dog, baked beans, coleslaw, pears

    Thursday: Manager’s choice

  • PreK-1 to register March 12

    Registration for 4-year-old child development, 5-year-old kindergarten and first grade for 2009-2010 is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. March 12 in Lancaster County School District.

    You do not have to bring your child to registration.

    “It’s very important that parents register their children so we can begin to prepare for next year,” Superintendent Dr. Gene Moore said.

    “Registering now lets schools know what to expect so teachers, facilities and materials are ready.” he said.

  • Annual meeting focuses on finances

    A measure to show support for a local university and ways to cut costs were some of the items Lancaster County School District officials discussed at their planning meeting, which was Feb. 6-7.

    The annual meeting allows school board members, the superintendent and other district level staff a chance to assess the current school year, review district procedures and plan for 2009-10.

    With the downward economy, budget talks naturally dominated portions of the meeting.

  • ILHS Honor Rolls

    The following Indian Land High School students made the honor rolls for the fourth fall grading period:

    Ninth grade

    All A’s

    Savannah Adams, David Bryant, Hannah Hunter, Rebecca Jette, Leah Lierz, Adam Tuiletufuga

    A’s and B’s

  • ILMS Honor Roll

    The following Indian Land Middle School students made the honor rolls for the second nine-week grading period:

    Sixth grade

    All A’s

    Hosea Hameed, Lauren Kirby

    A’s and B’s

  • Schools ask for leeway in spending

    Lancaster County School District has joined the growing chorus of school districts in asking for leeway from the state in addressing budget shortfalls.

    The local school board passed a resolution Jan. 27 that asks the General Assembly for program and spending flexibility.

    The vote was 6-0. Board member Janice Dabney was absent.

  • IL Middle School offers Warrior Discount Cards

    Indian Land Middle School is offering local residents the chance to save money at local businesses and restaurants with the Indian Land Warrior Discount Card, which offers freebies and discounts through Jan. 31, 2010.

    The $5 cards offer discounts at these locations:

    u Jersey Mike’s Subs, 8431 Charlotte Highway

    u Figaro’s Pizza, 8367 Charlotte Highway

    u Taco Bell, 9915 Charlotte Highway

    u Subway, 9789 Charlotte Highway

    u Showmars, 9783 Charlotte Highway

    u Creative Touch Hair Design, 8761 Charlotte Highway

  • Partners for Youth awards 19 grants for school projects

    The Lancaster County Partners for Youth Foundation has awarded more than $18,000 in teacher mini-grants to Lancaster County School District educators for the 2008-09 academic school year.

    The foundation is proud to award 19 grants for this very competitive grant cycle that will affect hundreds of students in the school district, said Sharon Novinger, the foundation’s executive director.

    The grant recipients, schools and funded projects are as follows:

    • Jill Castiglia, Lancaster High School for Science Lab Basics – $2,500

  • All-county band concert makes music

    A performance last Saturday highlighted the top middle and high school musicians in the area.

    The band directors throughout Lancaster County selected about 160 students to take part in the all-county band concert Jan. 31 at Lancaster High School’s auditorium.

    This is the first time in recent memory that the local school district held such a performance, said Mathew Willis, band director at Indian Land High School.