Entries by Chad Vail

Inaugural Liberty Hill Community STEM Day Held at Felix Pinckney Recreation Center

On Saturday January 27th the first Liberty Hill Community STEM Day was held in the community at the Felix Pinckney Recreation Center. Business, community and local partners all joined forces to educate the community on the importance of STEM for our scholars in CCSD and the community as a whole. The event stressed that many […]

Military Magnet Academy Alumnus Returns to Speak with CTE Students about Entrepreneurship

January 26, 2018 – Charleston, SC – This morning, a former Military Magnet Academy student, DeQuan Washington visited and spoke with students in Ms. Amy Brunson’s class. DeQuan attended MMA 6 years ago and since, he has graduated from college and owns a business – True Hospitality Partners LLC, out of Atlanta, GA. Mr. Washington’s […]

Morningside Middle School Students Enjoy STEM Showcase, Practice Computer Programming

Morningside Middle School scholars had the opportunity to participate in STEM activities during the week long celebration of International Hour of Code. Ms Burns’ 6th grade Computer Applications classes joined scholars around the world to try their hand at coding. Morning of STEM at Morningside Middle School: Early Saturday morning Mr Glickman’s Project Lead the […]

Students from St. James Santee School Enjoy Guest Teacher from Jack Russell Coding School

Students from St. James Santee Elementary/Middle School in McClellanville enjoyed a special guest lecturer recently from the Jack Russell Software Coding School in Mt. Pleasant. Tom Wilson, Founder & Lead Instructor from JRS Coding School encouraged students to learn by experimenting as he introduced a variety of tips and tricks for basic programming. Using tools from […]

Wando High School Students Present Business Plans to Earn Invitation to YEScarolina State Event

Students in Mr. Fralix’s Entrepreneurship class this fall at Wando High School recently competed in the YEScarolina Business Plan Competition. The final rounds were held on December 1 and 3 winning business plans earned cash prizes! First Place:  Luke Sutton, Low Country Marine Masterworks, $250 Second Place: Bria Maiden: 3214, $150 Third Place: Maeve Cavenaugh, […]

7th Graders at Jerry Zucker MS Enjoy Special STEAM Project-based Learning Activity

Check out the creative towers Charleston County School District 7th grade students from Jerry Zucker Middle School Of Science built during a #STEAM (Science, Technology Engineering, THE ARTS, & Math) project-based learning assignment this week in Ms. Anderson’s CTE class – CHALLENGE: Build the tallest Free Standing Tower with 100 toothpicks and gummy candies.

5th Grade Students at Sanders-Clyde Discuss Law Enforcement Careers with Charleston Police Lieutenant

Thanks to Lieutenant Christine Middleton from the City of Charleston Police Department for investing time with 5th grade students at Sanders-Clyde School recently. Lt. Middleton spoke with the 5th graders about regarding stand up for what is right and how she got into the law enforcement profession. Lt. Middleton encouraged students to further their education so […]

Military Magnet Academy Students Enjoy STEM Themed Event at SC State Fair

On Tuesday, October 17th, Mr. Blaney’s students from Military Magnet Academy attended a special event called “R.L. Childer’s Midway Physics Day” at the South Carolina Fair. The work-based learning activities at this event were designed to enhance students’ understanding of physics, physical science, and life sciences, and the careers aligned with those academic subjects.  Students were given the […]

Memminger Elementary Students Enjoy Visit from Local Sushi Chef

Mr. David Bonezzi provided the following account of Chef George Herbert’s visit to his classroom at Memminger Elementary recently. This experience with a skilled sushi chef connected to our present unit of study entitled “How We Express Ourselves”, with the central idea, “Communities reflect the perspective of different cultures.”  Our students are exploring the five elements […]

A.C. Corcoran Elementary School Holds Career Exploration Week

Students at A.C. Corcoran Elementary School are enjoying classroom visits from local professionals in a variety of “Community Helpers” careers this week. Monday–Police Officers Tuesday–Dentist Wednesday–Pediatrician Thursday–Construction worker Friday–Fire Department Thanks to the local professionals that are participating in this Career Exploration opportunity for our students!