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Tickets
Darlington County School District announces online athletic ticket sales
Posted on 09/30/2020
The Darlington County School District is excited to introduce a new online ticketing program for high school sports. The online ticketing program will allow fans to purchase tickets in advance of an event while also allowing the high schools to accurately track the number of fans in the stands.   more about Darlington County School District announces online athletic ticket sales
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2021-22 Magnet Program online application open now through Nov. 30
Posted on 09/24/2020
The 2020 Magnet online application opened this year on Thursday, Sept. 24, and will close Monday, Nov. 30, at 4:30 p.m.   more about 2021-22 Magnet Program online application open now through Nov. 30
Alert
DCSD announces COVID-19 notification protocols
Posted on 09/23/2020
The Darlington County School District has released its public notification protocols for COVID-19 cases in schools. The district will follow the guidelines of the S.C. Department of Health and Environment Control regarding the notification of families when COVID-19 cases occur.  more about DCSD announces COVID-19 notification protocols
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DCSD announces resumption of athletic competitions
Posted on 09/23/2020
As students return to the classrooms, fans will return to the stands to watch Darlington County School District fall sports. Games and matches will take place with limited spectators, new procedures and guidelines, and a new clear bag procedure for all DCSD sports.  more about DCSD announces resumption of athletic competitions
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Darlington County Board of Education announces move to in-person learning on Sept. 21
Posted on 09/15/2020
At its September meeting, the Darlington County Board of Education voted 6-1 to transition traditional students from eLearning to in-person learning, beginning on Sept. 21.  more about Darlington County Board of Education announces move to in-person learning on Sept. 21
Attention
DCSD delays school decision until Sept. 14
Posted on 09/09/2020
The Darlington County School District will wait until after the Sept. 14 Darlington County Board of Education meeting to decide whether students will continue eLearning or return to in-person learning on Sept. 21.   more about DCSD delays school decision until Sept. 14
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DCSD to offer free breakfast and lunch for students
Posted on 09/08/2020
The Darlington County School District (DCSD) will provide all K-12 students with free breakfast and lunch for 2020-2021 school year.  more about DCSD to offer free breakfast and lunch for students
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Elizabeth Thompson named 2020-21 Darlington County School District Teacher of the Year
Posted on 09/08/2020
Elizabeth Thompson, an English teacher at Mayo High School for Math, Science and Technology, will represent Darlington County School District as District Teacher of the Year for 2020-21.   more about Elizabeth Thompson named 2020-21 Darlington County School District Teacher of the Year
Attention
DCSD offers free Wi-Fi hotspots to eligible families
Posted on 09/04/2020
The Darlington County School District will offer a limited number of free Wi-Fi hotspots to families without internet access this year. The devices are provided by the S.C. Department of Education and paid for with its federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding. Families who meet the requirements can enroll online or at any DCSD school. There is a limit of one device per family.  more about DCSD offers free Wi-Fi hotspots to eligible families
Summer Reading Program Books
Duke Energy grant purchases books for thousands of DCSD students
Posted on 09/02/2020
A grant from the Duke Energy Foundation enabled the Darlington County School District to purchase books for thousands of kindergarten and elementary level students this summer.   more about Duke Energy grant purchases books for thousands of DCSD students
Calendar
Darlington County School District releases LEAP week schedule, Sept. 8-14, for K-8 students
Posted on 09/01/2020
Darlington County School District has announced the LEAP week (Sept. 8-14) schedule for students in grades kindergarten through eighth. All K-8 students, whether registered for face-to-face instruction or the Darlington County Virtual Academy will need to attend one LEAP day.  more about Darlington County School District releases LEAP week schedule, Sept. 8-14, for K-8 students
Gifted and Talented
DCSD screening/referral window for 2021-2022 Gifted and Talented program will run Aug. 24 – Sept. 9
Posted on 08/24/2020
The Darlington County School District’s (DCSD) referral window for the 2021-2022 Gifted and Talented program will open Monday, Aug. 24, and close Wednesday, Sept. 9.  more about DCSD screening/referral window for 2021-2022 Gifted and Talented program will run Aug. 24 – Sept. 9
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Darlington-Lee Adult Education announces pre-registration days for fall session ​
Posted on 08/21/2020
Darlington-Lee Adult Education will hold fall session pre-registration for students from Darlington, Hartsville, Lamar and Society Hill on Aug. 25-27. The pre-registration events on those days will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. Students must attend one of those days if they plan to attend the fall session.   more about Darlington-Lee Adult Education announces pre-registration days for fall session ​
Attention
Darlington County School District sets Title I school meetings
Posted on 08/20/2020
Title I schools in Darlington County School District will hold Annual Parent Meetings shortly after school opens Sept. 8 to discuss the Title I services that the schools receive and the requirements of the Every Student Succeeds Act.  more about Darlington County School District sets Title I school meetings
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DCSD announces interim director, enrollment figures for new Darlington County Virtual Academy
Posted on 08/11/2020
The Darlington County School District announced today that approximately 3,700 students, or 37 percent of the student population, enrolled in the district’s new Darlington County Virtual Academy for the 2020-2021 school year. Carla Jefferson will serve as the Academy’s interim director.   more about DCSD announces interim director, enrollment figures for new Darlington County Virtual Academy
Calendar
Darlington County School District releases revised 2020-21 calendar
Posted on 07/15/2020
At its July meeting, the Darlington County Board of Education approved a revised calendar for the 2020-2021 school year. Under the new calendar, the first day of school for all students will be Tuesday, Sept. 8. The first day for teachers will be Monday, Aug. 24.  more about Darlington County School District releases revised 2020-21 calendar
Attention
Darlington County Board of Education creates Virtual Academy, revises school start date
Posted on 07/15/2020
On Monday, the Darlington County Board of Education voted to move the school district’s first day of school to September 8 with the goal of operating face-to-face with an eLearning component. The board also approved the creati.  more about Darlington County Board of Education creates Virtual Academy, revises school start date
Summer Meal Program
DCSD announces summer meal program
Posted on 06/04/2020
The Darlington County School District is pleased to offer our summer nutrition program for our students. All sites will be open beginning Monday, June 8, 2020.  more about DCSD announces summer meal program
Attention
DCSD and schools move to summer office hours
Posted on 06/04/2020
Beginning with the week of June 1, 2020, the Darlington County School District's administrative offices and schools will transition to summer office hours and workdays. v  more about DCSD and schools move to summer office hours
Teachers of the Year
Darlington County School District names 2020-2021 School Teachers of the Year
Posted on 05/22/2020
Twenty-three teachers will serve as their school’s 2020-2021 Teacher of the Year after being chosen for the honor by their peers, the Darlington County School District announced Friday.  more about Darlington County School District names 2020-2021 School Teachers of the Year
Graduating Seniors
Darlington County Board of Education votes to allow seniors to purchase MacBooks
Posted on 05/13/2020
Graduating seniors of the Darlington County School District will be allowed to purchase their district-issued MacBooks this year, the Darlington County Board of Education decided Monday.   more about Darlington County Board of Education votes to allow seniors to purchase MacBooks
Wi-Fi Buses
DCSD Wi-Fi bus locations for eLearning
Posted on 05/08/2020
DCSD has buses with Wi-Fi access, provided by the state department of education, at 10 locations across the county.  more about DCSD Wi-Fi bus locations for eLearning
Attention
Darlington County School District announces graduation plans
Posted on 05/07/2020
The Darlington County School District (DCSD) will hold in-person graduation ceremonies for the district’s four high schools in the football stadiums on Tuesday, June 2.  more about Darlington County School District announces graduation plans
Online Registration
Darlington County School District announces online 4K and 5K registration for new students
Posted on 05/01/2020
Online registration for traditional 4-year-old kindergarten (4K) and 5-year-old kindergarten (5K) for the 2020-21 school year will be held from May 1 through May 15.   more about Darlington County School District announces online 4K and 5K registration for new students
2020 Art in Business Grand Prize Winners
DCSD announces 2020 Art in Business grand prize winners
Posted on 04/29/2020
The Darlington County School District announced this week the four grand prize winners of its annual Art in Business program. The district also announced the 18 other school winners.   more about DCSD announces 2020 Art in Business grand prize winners
Attention
DCSD announces personnel changes for 2020-2021
Posted on 04/09/2020
With an eye to the future, the Darlington County Board of Education approved five administrative assignments for the 2020-2021 school year at its April board meeting.  more about DCSD announces personnel changes for 2020-2021
Hotline
Darlington County School District establishes hotlines for technology help and coronavirus information
Posted on 03/17/2020
The Darlington County School District announced today the opening of two new hotlines to help students, parents and staff get information during school closures related to the coronavirus situation.  more about Darlington County School District establishes hotlines for technology help and coronavirus information
eLearning Plan
Darlington County School District releases eLearning Plan for school closures
Posted on 03/16/2020
The Darlington County School District today released its eLearning and remote learning plan to continue instruction while district schools are closed. Through the DCSD program, students will be able to keep learning, even when face-to-face options are unavailable.   more about Darlington County School District releases eLearning Plan for school closures
Student Food Service
DCSD adjusts schedule for free student meals during coronavirus closure
Posted on 03/16/2020
The Darlington County School District will provide nutritional, breakfast and lunch meals at more than 30 locations during school closures for the coronavirus situation.  more about DCSD adjusts schedule for free student meals during coronavirus closure
Physical Education Devleopment Program
DCSD Physical Education teachers begin professional develop program
Posted on 03/10/2020
Darlington County School District’s physical education teachers recently began a professional development opportunity with the S.C. Department of Education.  more about DCSD Physical Education teachers begin professional develop program
Lamar Elementary STEM Day
Lamar Elementary hosts STEM Days
Posted on 03/10/2020
Lamar Elementary School recently hosted another of its “STEM Days,” focused on providing activities to connect students to prior learning.   more about Lamar Elementary hosts STEM Days
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DCSD announces March 2020 Teacher Feature winners
Posted on 03/10/2020
The Darlington County School District’s Teacher Forum announced this week the Teacher Feature winners for March.   more about DCSD announces March 2020 Teacher Feature winners
Montessori Program
Darlington County School District to offer early childhood Montessori Program in Hartsville
Posted on 03/09/2020
The Darlington County School District will offer an early childhood Montessori program at the new Bay Road Elementary School in Hartsville for the 2020-2021 school year.   more about Darlington County School District to offer early childhood Montessori Program in Hartsville
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Darlington Middle girls’ basketball claims conference championship
Posted on 03/02/2020
The Darlington Middle School girls’ basketball squad finished its season with an overall record of 12-3 and a 2020 Pee Dee Conference championship.   more about Darlington Middle girls’ basketball claims conference championship
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Lamar's Amerson signs with North Greenville football
Posted on 02/27/2020
Shane Amerson, a star football player for Lamar High School who attends Mayo High School for Math, Science and Technology, recently signed a national letter of intent to play for North Greenville University next year.   more about Lamar's Amerson signs with North Greenville football
Chuck Miller
Chuck Miller named DCSD Director of Personnel
Posted on 02/25/2020
Chuck Miller has been appointed Darlington County School District’s new director of personnel.   more about Chuck Miller named DCSD Director of Personnel
2020 Spring Intern Signing Day
Thirty-one DCSD students sign with local employers during Spring Intern Signing Day
Posted on 02/20/2020
Thirty-one Darlington County School District students officially began 12-week, paid internships with 20 different employers on Tuesday, Feb. 18.   more about Thirty-one DCSD students sign with local employers during Spring Intern Signing Day
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DCSD announces February 2020 Teacher Feature winners
Posted on 02/10/2020
The Darlington County School District’s Teacher Forum announced this week the Teacher Feature winners for February 2020.   more about DCSD announces February 2020 Teacher Feature winners
Attention
Three DCSD principals announce plans to retire at year’s end
Posted on 02/07/2020
Darlington County School District announced today that three principals will retire at the conclusion of the current school year.  more about Three DCSD principals announce plans to retire at year’s end
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DCSD’s Key to Career program and school counselors tour Nucor Steel
Posted on 02/04/2020
School counselors and career specialists from across the Darlington County School District got a chance to tour one of the area’s premiere manufacturing facilities recently.   more about DCSD’s Key to Career program and school counselors tour Nucor Steel
District Calendar
Board of Education approves 2020-2021 district calendar
Posted on 01/31/2020
The Darlington County Board of Education approved the 2020-2021 Darlington County School District calendar at its January meeting.  more about Board of Education approves 2020-2021 district calendar
School Bus Driver Training
Darlington County School District to host free bus driver training course Feb. 10-13
Posted on 01/31/2020
The Darlington County School District plans to hire school bus drivers and will host a free driver training class Feb. 10-13. Drivers can earn between $11.98 and $17.27 per hour with bonus opportunities every 45 days.