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Week of 11/14/11

CCSD in the News - Week of November 14, 2011

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Wando places 12th at national band event (Charleston Post Courier © 11/17/2011)         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 A musical rendition of "Daedalus and Icarus" secured Wando High School's marching band a spot as national finalists last weekend in the Bands of America Grand National Championships once again. In 2009, the band competed at the event for the first time and placed 11th. This year, Wando placed 12th out of more than 90 bands. Provided by Tom Thompson Wando Band placed 1...

Charleston school employees may receive bonus check (Charleston Post Courier © 11/16/2011)         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 The Charleston County School Board may be giving the district's employees an unexpected gift before Christmas ? a bonus. School leaders plan to ask the board later this month to give every employee a one-time bonus. They're calling it a "loyalty stipend" that they say would recognize the sacrifices made by the district's 5,500 employees during the past few years. Mike Bobby, the district's chi...

Jane Edwards students get flu vaccines | Schools | (Live 5 News - Colleton County © 11/16/2011)         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 EDISTO ISLAND (WCSC) - DHEC Region 7 recently provided 51 students at Jane Edwards Elementary with Flu vaccines.  With a grant through the CDC students were able to receive the flu vaccine at school.   ...

Belle Hall 3rd-graders embrace "truck farm" concept | Schools | (Live 5 News - Mt. Pleasant © 11/16/2011)         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 MOUNT PLEASANT (WCSC) - The Whole Foods traveling ?truck farm? visited Belle Hall Elementary School in October to teach students about eating foods that can be grown in their own back yard. Shortly after Whole Food?s visit with Belle Hall?s Third Graders, Mrs. Bernard?s Third grade classroom planted their own ?truck farm?. In the near future, Mrs. Bernard?s classroom will be snacking...

Cario artists receive top honors at Coastal Carolina Fair | Arts & Culture | (Live 5 News - Mt. Pleasant © 11/16/2011)         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 Three students at Thomas C. Cario Middle School received top honors in this year's Youth Art Exhibition at the Coastal Carolina Fair. The Charleston Artist Guild awarded 6th grader Emma Smith with Best in Show, 6th grader Rose Holstein with the Judge's Award, and 7th grader Hannah Massar with 1st place in the 11-12 year old division.   Overall 23 Cario art students walked away with blue rib...

Springfield Fall Festival this Friday | Events | (Live 5 News - West Ashley © 11/16/2011)         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 is holding their 2011 Fall Festival this Friday, November 18, from 5 to 8 p.m. There will be a Chili Cook-Off, games with prizes, jump castles, a cake walk, a Velcro wall, music, food and drinks....

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