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Week of 5/30/11

CCSD in the News - Week of May 30, 2011

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Nine local schools receiving $3K each for on-site gardens (Charleston Digitel © 06/01/2011)         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 Eight Charleston County schools and one Berkeley County school will be receiving $3,000 grants to start school-based gardens in order to put fresh, healthy, homegrown food onto lunchroom tables. The lucky schools which will be receiving the grant are: * J.K. Gourdin Elementary  * Angel Oak Elementary * Charleston Progressive Academy * Chicora School of Communications ...

9 local schools receive gardening grants (Charleston Post Courier © 06/01/2011)         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 Eight Charleston County schools and one Berkeley County school are among 52 statewide to receive $3,000 grants to help plant on-site gardens aimed at getting more fresh fruits and vegetables onto school lunchroom tables. The grant recipients include: J.K. Gourdin Elementary in Berkeley and Angel Oak Elementary, Charleston Progressive Academy, Chicora School of Communications, Ladson Elementary, ...

Positive school lessons (Charleston Post Courier © 06/01/2011)         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 Experience is the best teacher. A logical extension of that wise old saying would identify experienced teachers as among the best advisers on how to improve public schools. That makes the Charleston Teacher Alliance's annual survey a valuable source of information from the front lines of local education. Though that's a significant improvement over the 31 percent who said they were worried i...

Former Jane Edwards Elementary students perform for students | Community Spirit (Live 5 News - Colleton County © 06/01/2011)         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) - Students at Jane Edwards Elementary School were rewarded for their good behavior with an acrobatic show from two former students. Joshua Bennett and his cousin Cordell Bennett displayed their back flipping abilities to the crowd of students, even encouraging them to try some of the moves themselves. The students were entertained by the the duo's physical strength as they so...

Schools win grants to start gardens (Charleston Post Courier © 05/31/2011)         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 Eight Charleston County schools and one Berkeley County schools are among 52 statewide to receive $3,000 grants to help plant on-site gardens aimed at getting more fresh fruits and vegetables onto school lunchroom tables. The grant recipients include: J.K. Gourdin Elementary in Berkeley and Angel Oak Elementary, Charleston Progressive Academy, Chicora School of Communications, Ladson Elementary,...

Wave artist among rising stars (Charleston Post Courier © 05/31/2011)         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 SULLIVANS ISLAND -- Ten-year-old Luke Andrews-Tezza didn't set out to develop a new art form. He was riding his two-wheeled skateboard, known as a Wave Board, on the half-pipe outside of his home one day last year when he decided to spill some paint on the ground and ride through it. He liked how it looked. It occurred to him that the design he had just made would look good on paper, so he l...

Elementary school raises money for American Cancer Society | Events (Live 5 News - Mt. Pleasant © 05/31/2011)         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 James B. Edwards Elementary School participated in the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life, on Friday April 29. The school raised $420 for the event by sponsoring an optional "No uniform day" to support the cause....

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