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Week of 10/10/11

CCSD in the News - Week of October 10, 2011

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Nine Lowcountry football players picked for Shrine Bowl (Charleston Post Courier © 10/14/2011)         Share Article - Digg This Article Post to del.icio.us Post to Facebook Post to Mixx Post to Google Bookmark Post to Sphinn Post to Reddit Big-time college prospects Gimel President, T.J. Burrell and Virgil Smalls headline a cast of nine players from the Lowcountry who were picked to play in the 75th Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas, which will be held Dec. 17 at Gibbs Stadium in Spartanburg. Justin Bolus President, a defensive end from Wando, is an Auburn commit. Burrell, a ...

Burns Elementary library gets make-over from Target | Events | (Live 5 News - North Charleston © 10/14/2011)         Share Article - Digg This Article Post to del.icio.us Post to Facebook Post to Mixx Post to Google Bookmark Post to Sphinn Post to Reddit Target and the Heart of America Foundation are redesigning the library of Burns Elementary School. A ribbon cutting ceremony is set for Monday, Oct. 17. Distinguished guests will include U.S. Representatives James Clyburn, North Charleston mayor Keith Summey, CCSD Superintendent Dr. Nancy McGinley, CCSD Associate Superintendent Dr. Jim Winbush, and Steven Wilson, Group Operations Leader/District...

McTeacher Night at McDonald's | Community Spirit | (Live 5 News - West Ashley © 10/14/2011)         Share Article - Digg This Article Post to del.icio.us Post to Facebook Post to Mixx Post to Google Bookmark Post to Sphinn Post to Reddit Teachers at C.E. Williams Middle School served up Big Macs, fries, and shakes at the Magwood McDonald's on Tuesday, Oct. 11. From 5 pm to 8 pm, customers were served by the teachers while being entertained by the C.E. Williams Step Team, Strings Quartet, and Drumline.   The fund-raising event resulted in the busiest hour of sales on record for the Magwood McDonald's, and the second biggest ...

Warriors win fourth in a row (Moultrie News © 10/14/2011)         Share Article - Digg This Article Post to del.icio.us Post to Facebook Post to Mixx Post to Google Bookmark Post to Sphinn Post to Reddit Wando's varsity football team defeated the Beaufort Eagles 43-21 Oct. 7 in an offensive display. The Warriors had 427 yards of total offense and scored a season high 43 points. Wando rushed for 353 yards on 57 attempts; junior running back Cameron Rouse ran for 118 yards and one touchdown. Senior quarterback Josh Walker threw for 74 yards, completing one for a touchdown and ran for 207 yards and a...

Libraries aim to give kids a jump on reading (Charleston Post Courier © 10/13/2011)         Share Article - Digg This Article Post to del.icio.us Post to Facebook Post to Mixx Post to Google Bookmark Post to Sphinn Post to Reddit Children, many donning pajamas, sat with rapt attention as adults read to them Anna Dewdney?s ?Llama Llama Red Pajama.? It was part of Jumpstart?s Read for the Record, a nationwide attempt to break a record for the largest number of children and adults reading the same book on the same day. Photo by Christina Elmore Vivian Preston, 2, holds a b...

SOA fundraiser jumping (Charleston Post Courier © 10/13/2011)         Share Article - Digg This Article Post to del.icio.us Post to Facebook Post to Mixx Post to Google Bookmark Post to Sphinn Post to Reddit For 11 years now, the students, staff and parents at the Charleston County School of the Arts have organized themselves into a promotional and fundraising unit that hums like, well, a good jazz band. "Jump, Jive and Wail" is an elegant presentation of big-band music by the 24-piece SOA Jazz Ensemble. It will go on for the 12th time 7:30-11 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Charleston Visitor Center Bus Sh...

Schools partner with McDonald's for fundraiser | Restaurants | (Live 5 News - North Charleston © 10/11/2011)         Share Article - Digg This Article Post to del.icio.us Post to Facebook Post to Mixx Post to Google Bookmark Post to Sphinn Post to Reddit CHARLESTON COUNTY (WCSC) - McDonald?s has partnered with the schools where you live to raise money in a one-night fundraiser called McTeacher?s Night. Schools across the Charleston area will receive a portion of the sales between the hours of 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. During that time, school principals, teachers and parents will "work" at the McDonald's restaurant - greeting customers, working the regi...

McD's serving up cash for teachers (WCIV ABC News 4 Charleston © 10/11/2011)         Share Article - Digg This Article Post to del.icio.us Post to Facebook Post to Mixx Post to Google Bookmark Post to Sphinn Post to Reddit CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV)--  Some teachers in the Charleston County area are trading in their pencils and pens for burger flippers and french fries! 16 schools in four counties will send teachers to work at McDonalds on Tuesday, October 11th!  It's called McTeachers Night and it's a local program that invites school staff and teachers to work at the restaurants in exchange for cla...

James Simons students to photograph Magnolia | Schools | (Live 5 News - West Ashley © 10/10/2011)         Share Article - Digg This Article Post to del.icio.us Post to Facebook Post to Mixx Post to Google Bookmark Post to Sphinn Post to Reddit WEST ASHLEY (WCSC) - Eighteen camera-carrying students from James Simons Elementary School will roam Magnolia Plantation and Gardens this Friday to photograph the history and landscape of a former rice plantation. The fifth-grade students are participating in Yo Art Inc., a ten-week course that integrates photography and PowerPoint in the curriculum at James Simons. With point-and-shoot digital ...

Springfield students, teachers meet Penny the therapy dog | Schools | (Live 5 News - West Ashley © 10/10/2011)         Share Article - Digg This Article Post to del.icio.us Post to Facebook Post to Mixx Post to Google Bookmark Post to Sphinn Post to Reddit WEST ASHLEY (WCSC) - Springfield Elementary School's students and teachers had a special visitor last week from Penny the therapy dog.  Penny and her owner, Janice Haycraft, live in Minnesota and are visiting family in Charleston.  In Minnesota, Penny visits nursing homes, long-term care facilities, the Ronald McDonald House, and local schools to highlight the importance of helping othe...

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