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Education

  • School Notes 8-5-15

    Wheeler wins with concrete canoe team
    Elizabeth Wheeler of Indian Land competed with the Clemson University Concrete Canoe Team (3CT) in the 2015 National Concrete Canoe Competition, hosted at Clemson this year.
    Wheeler, who is majoring in civil engineering at Clemson, and the team won first place in the Final Product category for their canoe and placed fifth in the overall competition.

  • School signups begin

    It’s time for Lancaster County School District stuents to registe for the 2015-16 school year, which begins Aug. 17.
    Harrisburg Elementary School
    Only new students to the  district and kindergartners need to register – come by anytime from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
    Returning students will have their teacher assignments mailed to their homes at the beginning of August.
    Indian Land Elementary

  • School Notes 7-29-15

    Health department offers immunizations
    With the 2015-16 school year beginning Aug. 17, it’s time for parents to have students immunized. Immunization clinics are 8:30 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday, July 30, and Aug. 4-6 at the S.C. Health Department, 1833 Pageland Highway, Lancaster. Call the health department at (803) 286-9948 to schedule appointments or for details.
    Czarnecki receives FEA scholarship

  • Almost time to register for school

    Lancaster County School District has set registration dates for the 2015-16 school year, which begins Aug. 17. No general school fees will be charged this year, although fees may be charged for activities, such as band, driver education, clubs and yearbooks.
    School insurance will not be sold during registration.
    All students new to the district must complete a student information form and provide two proofs of residency. They are asked to bring report cards and any other available records from the school they attended in the 2014-15 school year.

  • School Notes 7-22-15

    Clemson announces president’s list
    Clemson University has announced its president’s list for the spring 2015 semester.
    To be named to the president’s list, a student must achieve a 4.0 (all As) grade-point average.
    Local students on the list include:
    • Margaret Ruth Huggins of Fort Mill, biochemistry
    • Laura E. Mackay of Fort Mill, pre-business
    • Julia Marie Shore of Fort Mill, general engineering
    • Savannah Dawn Adams of Indian Land, mathematical sciences

  • School board reviews ILMS expansion plan

    Extra classrooms, expanded dining areas and a brand-new wing were all features discussed by school district officials during a presentation late last month about proposed renovations to Indian Land Middle School.
    Presented during Lancaster County school board’s April 21 meeting, the detailed plan – complete with full-color architectural drawings – was developed by Charlotte-based architectural design firm Moseley Architects as a way to address an ever-increasing surge of Panhandle students.

  • School Notes: May 13, 2015

    York Tech offers scholarships
    York Technical College invites high-achieving high school students to apply for the Presidential Scholars program, a unique one-year educational experience designed to prepare students for success at a four-year university. Read more at http://yorktech.edu/collegenews/2015-04-19_Pres-Scholars.htm.
    Students named to Clemson dean’s list
    Several local students were named to Clemson University dean’s list for the fall 2014 semester.

  • School Notes: May 6, 2015

    IL Rotary Club offers scholarships
    The Indian Land Rotary Club is offering several scholarships to Indian Land High School graduating seniors in May.
    The club is offering two $1,000 scholarships to students admitted to four-year colleges and universities and two $500 scholarships to students admitted to two-year colleges or technical schools.
    For an application, see the ILHS guidance department. Deadline is May 8.

    USCL announces Palmetto honors

  • School Notes: April 29, 2015

    ILHS booster club offers scholarships
    Applications for the Showmars Booster Club Scholarships are due to Indian Land High School athletic director Michael Mayer by Thursday, April 30. Scholarship applications can be found on the ILHS website, under Athletic Forms.

    ACT, ACT WorkKeys testing Thursday
    Lancaster County School District juniors will take the ACT test to assess their college readiness and/or the ACT WorkKeys test to assess their job skills at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, April 30.

  • School Notes: April 22, 2015

    No Hi Kee program this summer
    Steele Hill Partners will not be holding the Hi Kee Summer Enrichment Program at Steele Hill AME Zion Church this summer. It is looking forward to having Hi Kee in summer 2016. For details, contact Fred Witherspoon at (704) 488-5008 or fwitherspoon@gmail.com.

    Harrisburg holds used book drive