We hope you had an excellent first week of the school year! Read this week's updates. Pictured: Mr. Michael Bobby, CCSD's Chief of Finance and Operations, had a great time visiting Angel Oak Elementary School on Monday for our students' first day of the 2014-2015 school year.
Charleston County begins the 2014-2015 school year on Monday, August 18th! Are you ready? Click here to find important information to help make your student's back-to-school experience great.
Our work groups, steering committee, and other stakeholder groups continue moving forward this important work. Please visit the BRIDGE portal for the latest information. And please continue to send us your questions, concerns, and feedback.
CCSD would like to give a special thanks to Darius Rucker, Mark Bryan, Dean Felber, and Jim Sonefeld (the members of the Hootie and the Blowfish band), and all of the sponsors for their oustanding contributions servicing students and families at this past weekend's Homegrown Round Up!
Classified Professional of the Year
CCSD's Classified Professional "grand prize" includes $1000 to be used toward professional development, an iPad, and the use of a vehicle for the school year. Pictured: Our 2014-15 Classified Professional of the Year, Mr. Wilbert Williams, a teacher's assistant at Belle Hall Elementary School, with his new refurbished sedan.
Goodwin Elementary students are so excited to be a part of the Personalized Learning Initiative. They are working hard on Day 1 to build their shared vision, which includes classmates answering the question "Why do you come to school?"
The Office of Academic and Instructional Support hosted the first Paraprofessional Symposium. Over 400 paraprofessionals from across the district participated in this event focused on Supporting, Learning, and Leading student achievement in CCSD.
CCSD's Nutrition Services Department expanded summer meals this year, including piloting a "food truck" which was a huge success. Pictured: Chris and Denfield, our food truck coordinators...who went the extra mile, passing out summer reading books to students during meal times!