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Research Courtyard ribbon cutting
Pilot research program introduced at Darlington Middle School
Posted on 10/10/2019
Darlington Middle School will help launch a hands-on, science-focused Research Courtyard pilot, thanks to a $5,000 grant from Duke Energy and the collaboration and support of the Pee Dee Public Education Collaborative, Clemson University, and other state agencies.  more about Pilot research program introduced at Darlington Middle School
Dr. Tim Newman tours new school construction
Superintendent Dr. Tim Newman tours new school construction
Posted on 10/09/2019
Dr. Tim Newman, superintendent of Darlington County School District, recently toured construction sites of the three new elementary schools currently being built in the district.   more about Superintendent Dr. Tim Newman tours new school construction
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Darlington County School District announces October 2019 Teacher Feature winners
Posted on 10/07/2019
The Darlington County School District’s Teacher Forum announced this week the Teacher Feature winners for October. The program recognizes one teacher from each school to honor excellence in education.  more about Darlington County School District announces October 2019 Teacher Feature winners
Happy Feet program
Rotary Club of Hartsville purchases new shoes for 100 DCSD students
Posted on 10/07/2019
For the second year in a row, the Rotary Club of Hartsville recently hosted Darlington County School District students at the Shoe Store and purchased each student a brand new pair of shoes – 100 pairs to be exact.   more about Rotary Club of Hartsville purchases new shoes for 100 DCSD students
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DCSD announces inclement weather make-up day
Posted on 10/03/2019
The Darlington County School District announced recently that Friday, Nov. 1, will be a regular school day for students and staff.  more about DCSD announces inclement weather make-up day
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2019 state report cards indicate gains throughout Darlington County School District
Posted on 10/01/2019
The S.C. Department of Education released school and district report cards Tuesday, and the data indicates that Darlington County School District students made gains in many areas.   more about 2019 state report cards indicate gains throughout Darlington County School District
2019 Fall Intern Signing Day
Nearly 30 DCSD students ‘sign’ with local employers for internships
Posted on 09/26/2019
Twenty-seven Darlington County School District students will get genuine work-based experience this fall during 12-week paid internships at local businesses. The students and the 13 employers participated in a Fall Signing Day on Sept. 19 inside Mayo High School for Math, Science and Technology’s Conference Center.  more about Nearly 30 DCSD students ‘sign’ with local employers for internships
Innovative Fair
DCSD hosting annual Innovative Fair at Darlington Middle on Sept. 26
Posted on 09/18/2019
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Darlington County School District announces September 2019 Teacher Feature winners
Posted on 09/16/2019
The Darlington County School District’s Teacher Forum announced this week the Teacher Feature winners for September. The program recognizes one teacher from each school to honor excellence in education.  more about Darlington County School District announces September 2019 Teacher Feature winners
Ada Sindab and Carla Watford
Principals announced for Brockington Elementary Magnet and North Hartsville Elementary schools
Posted on 09/16/2019
Ada Sindab, the current principal of Brunson-Dargan Elementary, will be the new principal of Brockington Elementary Magnet School in Darlington. Carla Watford, the current principal of Cain Elementary School, will be the new principal of North Hartsville Elementary School in Hartsville.   more about Principals announced for Brockington Elementary Magnet and North Hartsville Elementary schools
New principals appointed
Darlington County School District appoints principals to new schools in Hartsville, Lamar and Darlington
Posted on 08/29/2019
Stephanie Bridges, the current principal of Brockington Elementary Magnet School, will lead the new Darlington-area elementary school. Kristi Austin, the current principal of North Hartsville Elementary School, will take the reins of the new Lamar-area elementary school. Jackee Lynn, the current principal of Spaulding Elementary, will lead the new Hartsville-area elementary school.  more about Darlington County School District appoints principals to new schools in Hartsville, Lamar and Darlington
2019 Boardmanship Institute
Three Darlington County Board of Education members recognized for achievements with SCSBA’s Boardmanship Institute
Posted on 08/27/2019
Three Darlington County Board of Education members successfully completed training recently with the S.C. School Boards Association’s (SCSBA) Boardmanship Institute for 2018-2019.  more about Three Darlington County Board of Education members recognized for achievements with SCSBA’s Boardmanship Institute
Duke Energy bookbag donation
Duke Energy’s Robinson Nuclear Plant donates nearly 150 bookbags for DCSD students
Posted on 08/26/2019
Employees with Robinson Nuclear Plant in Hartsville again showed their support of Darlington County School District this year, donating 147 bookbags to students.   more about Duke Energy’s Robinson Nuclear Plant donates nearly 150 bookbags for DCSD students
Amber Harvey and Frankie Humphrey
Hartsville High School introduces new track, softball head coaches
Posted on 08/21/2019
Hartsville High School announced the hiring of two new athletic head coaches Wednesday, Aug. 21, during a press conference held in the HHS Arena.   more about Hartsville High School introduces new track, softball head coaches
Red Apple Passes
Red Apple Passes available for Darlington County residents
Posted on 08/16/2019
Darlington County residents wishing to participate in the Darlington County School District’s Red Apple Pass program will have three extra opportunities to register this year.   more about Red Apple Passes available for Darlington County residents
Kenynon Scott
Darlington High’s Scott signs with Johnson and Wales University basketball
Posted on 08/15/2019
Kenynon Scott, a recent Darlington High School graduate, signed with Johnson and Wales University’s basketball program on Thursday, Aug. 15.   more about Darlington High’s Scott signs with Johnson and Wales University basketball
Cortney Harless and Dr. Tim Newman
Cortney Harless named 2019-20 Darlington County School District Teacher of the Year
Posted on 08/14/2019
Southside Early Childhood Center’s Cortney Harless will represent Darlington County School District as District Teacher of the Year for 2019-20.  more about Cortney Harless named 2019-20 Darlington County School District Teacher of the Year
Gifted and Talented
DCSD screening window for 2020-2021 Gifted and Talented program will run Aug. 19 – Sept. 11
Posted on 08/14/2019
The Darlington County School District’s referral window for the 2020-2021 Gifted and Talented program will open Monday, Aug. 19, and close Wednesday, Sept. 11.   more about DCSD screening window for 2020-2021 Gifted and Talented program will run Aug. 19 – Sept. 11
Don Doggett
Doggett chosen to lead Washington Street Elementary For 2019-20
Posted on 08/06/2019
Don D. Doggett of Columbia, SC, has been chosen to serve as interim principal at Washington Street Elementary School in Hartsville for the 2019-2020 school year.   more about Doggett chosen to lead Washington Street Elementary For 2019-20
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Darlington County School District announces Title I Parent Meetings
Posted on 08/05/2019
Title I schools in Darlington County School District will hold Annual Parent Meetings soon after school begins on Aug. 19 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 announces Title I Parent Meetings
New DHS Coaches Introduced
Darlington High School introduces new baseball, tennis coaches
Posted on 08/05/2019
Darlington High School introduced new coaches for its baseball and tennis programs on Thursday during a press conference held at the school.  more about Darlington High School introduces new baseball, tennis coaches
2019-2020 Registration
Darlington County School District announces 2019-2020 online and on-site registration information
Posted on 07/11/2019
The Darlington County School District (DCSD) is rolling out new features for the online registration system, allowing parents with returning students to significantly reduce the time spent at on-site school registrations. Parents with students who will be new to DCSD must still register their child at the school during on-site registration.  more about Darlington County School District announces 2019-2020 online and on-site registration information
Barry Harley
Hartsville High School hires Barry Harley as new athletics director
Posted on 07/11/2019
Hartsville High School introduced Barry Harley as its new athletics director on Thursday, July 11, during a press conference at the school.  more about Hartsville High School hires Barry Harley as new athletics director
Dr. Celestine LaVan
Darlington County School District hires Dr. Celestine LaVan as director of elementary education
Posted on 07/10/2019
The Darlington County School District recently hired Dr. Celestine LaVan to be the new director of elementary education.  more about Darlington County School District hires Dr. Celestine LaVan as director of elementary education
2019 Literacy Fair
2019 Literacy Fair to be held July 11 at Burry Park
Posted on 07/03/2019
DCSD's 2019 Literacy Fair will be held on July 11 at Burry Park in Hartsville, featuring free books, entertainment, prizes and more!  more about 2019 Literacy Fair to be held July 11 at Burry Park
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DCSD Bookmobile providing free books in Hartsville area on Tuesdays, Thursdays
Posted on 06/25/2019
The DCSD Bookmobile, provided by the TEACH Foundation, will offer free books for all children this summer with routes on Tuesday and Thursday from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m.  more about DCSD Bookmobile providing free books in Hartsville area on Tuesdays, Thursdays
ArtSummer 2019
ArtSummer 2019 Finale will be Thursday, June 27
Posted on 06/24/2019
The finale for ArtSummer 2019 will be held Thursday, June 27, at Hartsville Middle School.   more about ArtSummer 2019 Finale will be Thursday, June 27
Darlington High School Grant Recipient
Darlington County Education Foundation surprises teachers with more than $8,000 in grants
Posted on 06/12/2019
The Darlington County Education Foundation (DCEF) recently continued it annual tradition of surprising Darlington County School District teachers in their classrooms with grants.   more about Darlington County Education Foundation surprises teachers with more than $8,000 in grants
Keep Darlington County Beautiful
Hartsville High’s McRae and Reighard win 2019 Keep Darlington County Beautiful art contest
Posted on 06/06/2019
Kendall McRae and Mikayla Reighard, both Hartsville High School students, are the first and second place winners of the 2019 Keep Darlington County Beautiful annual art contest.  more about Hartsville High’s McRae and Reighard win 2019 Keep Darlington County Beautiful art contest
Summer Food Program
Darlington County School District providing free summer meals to children
Posted on 06/04/2019
Darlington County School District will again provide free breakfast and lunch for children this summer through the United States Department of Agriculture’s Seamless Summer Meals Program.  more about Darlington County School District providing free summer meals to children
2019 Project SEARCH
DCSD’s Project SEARCH graduates first students
Posted on 05/31/2019
The first students to complete the Project SEARCH program in Dar