Charleston County School District, SC / Stories of CCSD

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Charleston County School District, SC / Stories of CCSD

These are all the meetings we have in "Stories of CCSD" (part of the organization "Charleston County Sc…"). Click into individual meeting pages to watch the recording and search or read the transcript.

17 Mar 2021

At St. John's High School, students and Charleston Police Department officers are building relationships through meaningful dialogue. This edition of the Stories of CCSD examines how these Community Circles break down walls and stereotypes and strengthen the school community.
  • 7 participants
  • 6 minutes
police
policemen
officers
conversations
community
teachers
respectful
charleston
approach
people
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30 Jun 2020

The Class of 2020 is the final graduating class for Garrett Academy of Technology; the school is closing this year. That makes Keyonne McKnight a part of history, as she becomes the school's final valedictorian. In this special graduation edition of the Stories of CCSD, we learn how McKnight grew as a person and student as well as what being Garrett's last valedictorian means to her.
  • 4 participants
  • 5 minutes
valedictorian
kiana
classmates
graduating
faculty
concerns
honors
finishing
truly
garrett
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11 Sep 2019

Charleston County School District's award-winning Summer Teacher Residency Program is preparing teachers for success in the classroom and their careers. This installment of the Stories of CCSD looks at how the initiative is giving young educators the tools and relationships to make a difference for students.
  • 5 participants
  • 5 minutes
teaching
teachers
teacher
teaches
teach
student
mentor
experience
parenting
residency
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10 Jun 2019

Marcus Jackson made a lasting mark at West Ashley High School and in Charleston County School District. The Wildcats' 2019 valedictorian never missed a day of school, going back to first grade. This special graduation edition of the Stories of CCSD focuses on Jackson's impact at West Ashley, his drive to remain "perfect" in the classroom, and how it will help him in his future career as an educator.
  • 3 participants
  • 5 minutes
valedictorian
jackson
marcus
teacher
attendance
ashley
honors
accomplishments
charleston
williams
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30 May 2018

In a special Graduation 2018 version of the Stories of CCSD, find out why siblings Zuri and John Zepke were able to excel at St. John's High School, despite living away from their parents.

The success includes an opportunity to attend Princeton University for John, Zuri going to the College of Charleston, and the two of them combining to earn approximately $160,000 in scholarship money.
  • 4 participants
  • 5 minutes
zuri
valedictorian
sophomore
sister
proud
mark
islanders
mentor
princeton
ranks
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7 May 2018

A partnership between the Mu Alpha Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. and Julian Mitchell Math and Science Elementary School is changing the lives of fifth-grade boys. This episode of the Stories of CCSD explains how the Bridge-Builder Program works, and how the students and volunteers embrace it.
  • 4 participants
  • 6 minutes
teachers
males
role
fellowship
tutoring
behavioral
scholars
parents
bridge
mitchell
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17 Jan 2018

Scholars throughout Charleston County School District had a special opportunity recently as they spoke with a pair of students representing the Women's Initiative at M.I.T. Our own Andy Pruitt attended the visit to Moultrie Middle School. In the latest chapter of our Stories of CCSD, he describes how the Women in Charge program there benefitted from their interaction with the ladies from one of the top universities in the country.
  • 5 participants
  • 6 minutes
women
students
initiative
purpose
girls
empowering
mentors
encourages
having
mindset
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25 Sep 2017

Hundreds of students in several grades at Julian Mitchell Math and Science Elementary School are experiencing impressive growth (according to MAP). In the newest installment in the Stories of CCSD, we are highlighting how it is being accomplished from the dedicated and talented teachers, the positive school climate, and significant community partnerships.
  • 5 participants
  • 7 minutes
schools
mitchell
elementary
grades
ccsd
community
growth
second
contributes
mentors
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19 Jun 2017

ESOL students at R.B. Stall High School are part of nationwide project sponsored by NASA to live-stream aerial video footage of the “Great American Eclipse” on August 21, 2017. The task involves filling a 2,000-gram weather balloon with helium that will be launched into the atmosphere.

Team Stall performed a test launch (tethered) in front of hundreds of their classmates last month.

Learn about how these Warriors got involved in the project, and what it means to their community, newest installment of our Stories of CCSD.

Look for a Spanish version of the story later this summer!
  • 7 participants
  • 6 minutes
nasa
successful
experience
try
esol
solar
project
teaching
balloon
maria
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11 May 2017

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  • 6 participants
  • 6 minutes
college
school
students
degree
diploma
sophomores
county
early
experience
transitioning
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3 May 2017

Work-based learning opportunities, such as apprenticeships and internships, are providing life-changing opportunities for CCSD students. This installment of the Stories of CCSD examines the increase in opportunities, how they benefit the students and their families, and the business community.
  • 6 participants
  • 6 minutes
apprenticeships
apprenticeship
internships
boeing
employees
career
school
working
experience
opportunity
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21 Apr 2017

No description provided.
  • 4 participants
  • 5 minutes
adversity
overcoming
odyssey
story
team
schoolers
took
drama
mindset
ashley
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31 Mar 2017

No description provided.
  • 6 participants
  • 5 minutes
katie
hopefully
inspiring
bike
happiness
grateful
feeling
genuinely
kids
dream
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30 Mar 2017

No description provided.
  • 6 participants
  • 6 minutes
experiences
community
initiatives
diversity
people
life
cultures
wildlife
weren
horizon
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28 Mar 2017

No description provided.
  • 2 participants
  • 7 minutes
budgeted
budgets
budget
balanced
districts
adequate
superintendent
charleston
decision
2018
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