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Education

  • USC Lancaster honor lists

    USC Lancaster has released its fall 2018 honors lists, which include 52 on the president’s honor roll and 178 on the dean’s list. Here are the area students who made the lists.

    President’s honor roll
    Fort Mill: Ana Dorado, Zachary Onisick
    Indian Land: Melanie Bedrosian, Victoria Marsicovetere, Daniella Ramirez

  • Indian Land Elementary School Honor Roll

    The following Indian Land Elementary School students made the honor roll for the first semester of the 2019-20 school year:
    All A’s
    Fifth grade

  • School Notes: April 10, 2019

    Hall of Fame and Retiree Luncheon
    The Lancaster County School District Hall of Fame and Retiree Luncheon is 11:30 a.m. May 14 at the Lancaster Multipurpose Center, 870 Roddey Drive, Lancaster. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased by calling (803) 416-8848. The deadline for ticket sales is April 10.

  • Indian Land FFA Plant Sale

    Indian Land FFA's annual plant sale is open in the school greenhouse 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, except for spring break, April 15-19. It offers a variety of flowers, herbs and vegetables. Vegetable prices range from $1.50 for a 4-inch pot to $2.50 for a three-pack. Flowers are $2 for a six-pack, $3.50 for a 6-inch pot or $10 for a flat or hanging basket.

  • School Notes 4-3-19

    Parent University at USCL April 4
    USC Lancaster will host Parent University 5-8:30 p.m. April 4 in the Bradley Arts and Sciences Building, 476 Hubbard Drive, Lancaster. Parent University is designed for all Lancaster County parents and caregivers of middle and high school students.

  • Reboot off to strong start at VWES

    Last spring, Van Wyck Elementary School Principal Steven Puckett planted the first seeds for Reboot, a program designed to help students with behavioral challenges. This spring, he’s seeing the fruits of his labor.
    “We’ve come a long way, considering that this program didn’t exist this time last year,” Puckett said Friday. “We currently have nine students enrolled in the program, and you couldn’t ask for a better environment for kids.”

  • School Notes 3-27-19

    Spring open house at USCL March 30
    USC Lancaster will host a spring open house for high school juniors and seniors, transfers, and non-traditional students 9 a.m.-noon March 30 in Bundy Auditorium at the Bradley Building, 476 Hubbard Drive, Lancaster.
    Prospective students and their families are invited to the campus to chat with USC Lancaster faculty and staff about scholarships, financial aid, student support services, and two- and four-year degree options. Registration is available at sc.edu/Lancaster.

  • Knight column: ‘A really cool way to spend a career’

    Editor’s note: A tip of the hat from CG/TLN staffers to David Knight, who retired Feb. 8 as public information officer for the Lancaster County School District. He’s a pro who walked the tightrope well – satisfying his boss while getting us information we needed to cover our most important institution. We asked David what he’d like to tell our readers as he walks out the door.

  • School Notes 3-20-19

    Apply now for local scholarships
    Lancaster County Future Teacher, Lancaster County Clemson Club, Crenco Marketing/Business Major and Alice K. Howey Memorial Scholarship applications have been released. All applications are due by 4 p.m. March 22. For application and details, visit www.lcpartnersforyouth.org/scholarships.
    LSWCD offers $750 college scholarships

  • IL students give up hearing for day

    A group of Indian Land High students gave up their hearing for one day last month, wearing noise-canceling hearing aids as part of a sign-language class offered at the school.
    The school’s sign-language teacher, Dennis Bivins, said he felt it was important for students to experience what people who are deaf go through every day.