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Education

  • School Notes

    Auten named Teacher of the Month

    Indian Land Elementary School second-grade teacher Deedy Auten was named the Indian Land Rotary Club Teacher of the Month for February. Principal Beth Blum calls Auten the “most positive person” she knows. IL Rotary Club member Kevin Sexton presented Auten with a $25 gift card. Auten, who retired from teaching in North Carolina after 28 years, is in her first year at ILES.

    ILES holds cookie dough fund-raiser

  • School Notes

    Valentine’s dance at ILES Friday

    Indian Land Elementary School’s will hold a “Someone Special” dance during Warrior Pride Night at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, in the ILES gym.

    Snow makeup day will be Feb. 16

    Lancaster County public school students, including those in Indian Land schools, will attend school Feb. 16 to make up for the snow day on Jan. 20.

    Apply now to Discovery School

  • School Notes

    College Goal event Feb. 28

    The University of South Carolina at Lancaster will host College Goal Sunday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at Medford Library’s TRIO Lab. The event will offer information for high school seniors and graduates planning to attend college and information about financial assistance.

    For details, call Ken Cole at (803) 313-7068 or visit www.collegegoalsundaysc.org.

    High school SIC to meet Monday

  • Speaker exhorts scholarship winners

    Four local high school students have demonstrated that they have the compassion, dedication and team work to be productive members of society.  

    Bobby Bentley reminded them Feb. 17 that those three qualities will take them a long way in life. Selflessness is key, he said.

    Bentley, former head football coach at Presbyterian College, was the guest speaker at the eighth annual Matt Blackwell Scholarship Dinner, held at Lancaster Golf Club’s Fairway Room.

  • School Notes

    ‘Robin Hood’ to take ILHS stage

    Indian Land High School’s drama department will present “The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood” at 7 p.m. Feb. 19 and 20 in the high school’s commons area. Tickets are $3 at the door.

    Apply now to Discovery School

    Discovery School will hold an info session at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, at the charter school, 302 W. Dunlap St., Lancaster.

    Early childhood training Feb. 21

  • 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