Full-time Sangaree crossing guard Elizabeth Taylor called and spoke exclusively to ABC News 4 saying she had seen the last straw and couldn't stay silent anymore.
Monday, May 20, 2013
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Artwork on display Saturday and Sunday at Ponds Conservancy Art Exhibit and Awards.
Press release, The Ponds One hundred students in first through eighth grade have submitted artwork as part of The Ponds Conservancy’s 1st Annual Youth Art Exhibit. A wide range of pieces was submitted, ranging from watercolors and drawings to oil, pastels, melted crayon, acrylic on sandpaper and permanent marker on aluminum foil. All of the art will be on display Saturday and Sunday atThe Ponds’ historic farmhouse, located at 326 Hundred Oaks Parkway. As part of the Exhibit, the Conservancy will have three juried artists on hand Saturday, May 18, to judge the artwork. Viewers can also vote for their favorite piece. The awards ceremony will be on Sunday at 3 p.m., and the farmhouse will be open to the public from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday …
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Boiling Springs nabs its first state championship title in five innings.
If Boiling Springs was hot during its win in Summerville Monday night, it was even hotter on the team's home turf Wednesday. The Bulldogs had three home runs in four innings and crushed the Green Wave 11-0 before the mercy rule was called in the fifth inning to end the second game of the series and hopes for a Summerville AAAA softball state championship title. Both teams were vying for their first ever state championship title. This was Summerville's third shot at state. Summerville was unable to make it home the entire game, and was unable to stop Boiling Springs' batters. In the first inning, Boiling Springs set the tone for the quick game with one run followed by a home run that brought two runner to home plate. In the second, the …
Monday, May 13, 2013
Boiling Springs takes lead in the series with 4-3 win over Summerville.
Boiling Springs found home plate first, and kept the lead over Summerville for much of Monday night in game one of the state championship series. The teams met for the first time Monday in Summerville. They play again Wednesday in Boiling Springs. The Bulldogs took the lead early in the first inning, and Green Wave answered back in the second inning. In the third, Boiling Springs retook the lead at 2-1. At the bottom of the third, Summerville touched home plate twice to lead Boiling Springs. But the lead was fleeting. At the top of the fourth, the Bulldogs answered with two of their own runs. The rest of the innings saw the score unchanged as Summerville and Boiling Springs grappled for the win. At the top of the seventh, Green Wave …
A School of the Arts senior was in hot water after tweeting a picture that included the "N" word in a caption, but Charleston County School District officials revised her punishment to allow her to attend prom and graduation
A weekend reversal of a Charleston County School Board decision will allow a School of the Arts senior to attend her senior prom and graduation. The student was in trouble for sending a tweet about one of black classmates, saying if that student "makes one more got damn remark in Roger’s class tomorrow ... (expletive) will drop." The tweet linked to a photo of white girl with her eyes shut tight and crossing her fingers with a caption that reads "I wish a nigga would," the Post and Courier reports (subscription required). Initially the student was suspended for five days, and district officials wanted to remove her from the School of the Arts and instead enroll her in the Twilight program, a computer-based program for students with …
Tria Grant teaches fifth grade at Summerville Elementary.
Summerville Elementary School fifth grade teacher Tria Grant was honored recently by the VFW Post 3433 and VFW District 1 as their Teacher of the Year. Along with the honor, Grant received two monetary awards and a plaque.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Summerville area runners rack up accolades at State Championship.
A Summerville area runner has broken the state girls' 100 meter hurdle race record, SCRunners.com reported. Jasmine Quinn of Fort Dorchester broke the record by just .06 seconds Saturday at the track State Championship in Hopkins. Click here to read more. Here are results for other Summerville area students at the state championship track meet: Boys 100 meter dash Boys 110 meter hurdles Boys 200 meter dash Boys 4x800 meter relay Boys pole vault Boys shot put Boys Discus throw Girls 100 meter dash Girls 200 meter dash Girls 400 meter dash Girls 100 meter hurdles Girls 4x800 meter relay Girls long jump Girls shot put Girls discus throw
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Jennifer Fusco of Beech Hill Elementary named Dorchester County School District Two's Teacher of the Year.
At the Dorchester County School District Two Teacher of the Year celebration on Thursday evening, Jennifer Fusco from Beech Hill Elementary School was named the 2013 District Teacher of the Year. “She speaks from her boundless, open, and sincere heart,” Principal Rene Harris said. Fusco is in her fifth year teaching at the school and currently teaches fifth grade Gifted and Talented and regular English and Language Arts. She is a graduate of Fort Dorchester High School and received her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from College of Charleston in May 2008. She began her career as a teacher cadet at Fort Dorchester High School; she was named outstanding elementary education undergraduate student at the College of Charleston; she…
Friday, May 10, 2013
Rollings Middle School student suspended after allegedly bringing steak knife to school.
A Rollings Middle School student allegedly brought a steak knife and "other inappropriate items" to school Thursday, according to Dorchester County School District Two. The student has been suspended. The district did not disclose what the other inappropriate items were, but said all were located in the student's bookbag. There were no safety issues or disruption to other students or to the school day. Parents were informed of the incident.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
District reports that 'Drive Like Your Child Lives Here' campaign has curbed some dangerous driving behavior but improvements are still needed.
Berkeley County School District's initiative to increase driver awareness around schools to prevent dangerous wrecks has received mixed reviews, ABC News 4 reported. The TV news station reported that while it has raised some awareness, improvements are still needed. The campaign "Drive Like Your Child Lives Here" was launched in February. ABC News 4 reported: "It's really helped raise awareness with our parents that every child, regardless if it is your own, or another child getting out of the car behind you, or ahead of you, or those that are walking or biking to school -- really need to be watched out for on the way to and from school," Amy Kovach, Director of Communications for the Berkeley County School District said ... "We are still…