Read this week's updates. Pictured: Our Child Development, Head Start and Early Head Start programs began this week. One young learner showed off his new school book bag with pride for us!
CCSD was recently named District of the Year and presented with this Edmodie Award from Edmodo, the leading provider of educational social networking, for utilizing the platform "in extraordinary ways." Pictured: CCSD's Educational Technology team whose hard work helped us win this honor!
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!
The Blessing of the Backpacks
Four CCSD principals participated in the "Blessing of the Backpacks" at Emanuel A.M.E. Church in downtown Charleston. Pictured: Kevin Smith, C.E. Williams; Shawntay White, Buist Academy; Ms. Doris Coaxum-Sanders, retired CCSD administrator; Dayna Sanders, Sanders-Clyde; Wanda Wright-Sheats, Charleston Progressive Academy; and Pastor and SC Senator Rev. Clementa Pinckney.
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?"
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!