Entries by Chad Vail

Daniel Jenkins Academy Celebrates Grand Opening of “Glamour Touch Salon” Learning Lab

Students at Daniel Jenkins Academy now have the opportunity to earn their hair braiding license from South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation thanks to a very special new program at their school! DJA Principal Dana Hancock-Rodgers and CTE Teacher Ms. Shekema Hamm welcomed students, educators, and community members to the recent ribbon cutting and […]

Military Magnet Academy Students Earn Trip to State Business Plan Competition

Students at Military Magnet Academy recently presented their business plans to guest judges from local companies in the first level of a state wide competition staged by YEScarolina. Amy Brunson, CTE Department Chair and Business Applications teacher at MMA shared that 7 students in all will move on to compete at the state level event […]

RB Stall HS Entrepreneurship Students Participate in Biz Plan Competition

Students in Mr. Michael Breedlove’s Entrepreneurship class at RB Stall High School recently pitched their business plans in front of local professionals. The students with the top three presentations will get to move on to the YEScarolina state event May 4th at the College of Charleston where they could win even larger cash prizes and a […]

Wando Entrepreneurship Students Participate in Business Plan Competition

Students in Mr. Fralix’s Entrepreneurship classes at Wando High School recently competed in the YEScarolina business plan competition.After all students pitched their business plans in their classes, three finalists per class were chosen to present in front of YESCarolina judges and staff. At stake were cash prizes and the chance to move on to the […]

James Island Charter HS FBLA Students Excel in State Competition

Congratulations to students from the James Island Charter High School FBLA Chapter, led by Angela Childs Kindred, on their terrific success at the recent South Carolina FBLA State Conference.  The following students earned the opportunity to advance to compete at the National FBLA Conference in Baltimore, MD in June.  First Place Finishers: Amera Roper, Nyashia […]

Middle & High Schools Compete in 8th Annual SeaPerch Underwater Robotics Challenge

March 8, 2018 – North Charleston, SC – Middle and high schools from throughout the Charleston region and beyond participated in the 8th annual SeaPerch Charleston Challenge hosted by Charleston County School District’s Science Department at Danny Jones Recreational Complex in North Charleston. Check out this awesome video on the event from North Charleston! Students […]

Youth Apprenticeship Success – West Ashley HS Graduate Stephen Maddy’s Pathway to Employment with City of Charleston IT Department

Stephen Maddy, a 2017 graduate of the Charleston Regional Youth Apprenticeship program, was hired by the City of Charleston as a Computer Networking youth apprentice in 2015. He graduated West Ashley High School in 2016 and has worked full time since March 2017 as a PC Support Technician with the City of Charleston. Stephen was recently […]

Military Magnet Academy Computer Science Students Visit College of Charleston Computer Science Classrooms

Today, students from Military Magnet Academy’s Computer Science program had the opportunity to visit The College of Charleston’s Computer Science Department. Upon arrival, students were greeted by Sebastian Van Delden, Department Chair and Professor of computer science, Admissions and Financial Aid coordinators, and current student volunteers.  The Department of Computer Science at the College of Charleston […]

West Ashley HS and Charleston Math & Science Students Visit City of Charleston Departments for Day of Job Shadowing

Students from West Ashley High School and Charleston Charter School for Math & Science had the opportunity to shadow various departments in the City of Charleston municipal team today. The morning began in the historic Charleston City Hall’s Council Chambers. Surrounded by priceless paintings and other treasures, students got a personal welcome from Mayor John […]