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Dr. Gregory McCord named Superintendent for Marlboro County School District
Posted on 06/13/2018
Dr. Gregory McCord, an assistant superintendent in Beaufort County, SC, schools, will be the next superientent of schools for Marlboro County starting July 1.  Read more about Dr. Gregory McCord named Superintendent for Marlboro County School District
School Make-up Days
Make-up Days UPDATE
Posted on 05/09/2018
On Monday evening, May 7, 2018 at its Board meeting, District administration requested and the Marlboro County School District Board voted to grant a waiver for the two remaining make-up days.   Read more about Make-up Days UPDATE
MSD Capturing Kids' Hearts
Marlboro School of Discovery Named Capturing Kids' Hearts National Showcase School
Posted on 03/29/2018
Marlboro School of Discovery has received a Capturing Kids’ Hearts National Showcase SchoolsTM award for the 2017-2018 school year from the Flippen Group.   Read more about Marlboro School of Discovery Named Capturing Kids' Hearts National Showcase School
School Bus
School Bus Driver Training
Posted on 03/28/2018
There will be a School Bus Driver Training Class at Marlboro County High School in the Munnerlyn Field House on April 23 – 26, 2018, from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. each day. Class will begin promptly at 8:00 a.m. daily. You must have a copy of your valid S.C. Driver’s License and an application on file.  Read more about School Bus Driver Training
MCSD
Marlboro County Schools seeks new superintendent with Dr. John Lane stepping down July 1
Posted on 03/16/2018
The Marlboro County School Board is launching a search for a new superintendent following Acting Superintendent Dr. John Lane’s announcement Monday night that he won’t be able to continue his role after June 30, 2018.  Read more about Marlboro County Schools seeks new superintendent with Dr. John Lane stepping down July 1
PreK Registration
PreK Registration (CDEP)
Posted on 02/21/2018
Wallace Elementary Middle, Clio Elementary, Blenheim Elementary Middle, and Bennettsville Primary School will conduct registration March 1 – 30, but students may  Read more about PreK Registration (CDEP)
Parent/Teacher Conferences
Make-up Days and Parent/Teacher Conferences
Posted on 02/20/2018
During the School Board meeting held on January 8, 2018, the following dates were approved as make-up days for schools on the Traditional Calendar:  Read more about Make-up Days and Parent/Teacher Conferences
Spelling Bee
MCSD 7th Annual Spelling Bee
Posted on 01/24/2018
Marlboro County School District held its 7th annual Spelling Bee on January 23, 2018, at Blenheim Elementary Middle School. Students in grades fifth through eighth were represented from each of the schools. Students competed in their grade level group,  Read more about MCSD 7th Annual Spelling Bee
Making up Snow Days
Snow Make-up Days Announced
Posted on 01/11/2018
Due to the days missed (January 4-5, 2018 and January 8, 2018) for the recent snow, after careful consideration by District administration, Marlboro County School District has made the following changes to the Traditional Calendar and Extended Year Calendar (McColl).   Read more about Snow Make-up Days Announced
Mrs. Ohanesian
School Board Member Receives Award
Posted on 01/11/2018
The South Carolina School Boards Association (SCSBA) has recognized Mrs. Barbara Ohanesian, Marlboro County School District board member, for 15 years of continuous school board service. Dr. John Lane, Acting Superintendent, recognized Mrs. Ohanesian during the regular School Board meeting   Read more about School Board Member Receives Award
Financial Audit
Marlboro County School District earns clean financial audit for Fiscal Year 2017
Posted on 01/10/2018
A comprehensive financial audit of the Marlboro County School District for Fiscal Year 2017 gave an “all clear” report to the School Board and community.  Read more about Marlboro County School District earns clean financial audit for Fiscal Year 2017
Young Scholars
Young Scholar Program is Game Changer for MCHS Students
Posted on 01/09/2018
Northeastern Technical College’s (NETC) Young Scholar program is becoming a real game changer for high school education in Marlboro County. The partnership program between NETC and Marlboro County School District launched in August with 38 ninth and tenth graders from Marlboro County High School (MCHS) enrolling in college classes.  Read more about Young Scholar Program is Game Changer for MCHS Students
BID
Marlboro School Board Addresses Air Quality Concerns With Compromise After Second Tests Showed No Mold
Posted on 12/20/2017
With a second air quality test again showing no mold issues at Bennettsville Intermediate School in Marlboro County, the school board voted Monday night to keep third and fourth grades at the school but to allow parents to transfer their children to other schools if space is available and according to school district policy.  Read more about Marlboro School Board Addresses Air Quality Concerns With Compromise After Second Tests Showed No Mold
BIS
Update on Air Quality/Mold at Bennettsville Intermediate School
Posted on 12/19/2017
Due to concerns over air quality/mold at Bennettsville Intermediate School, Elysium Environmental Services, Ltd. visited the school on Saturday, December 16, 2017. The findings of their visit are listed below:  Read more about Update on Air Quality/Mold at Bennettsville Intermediate School
Grant Award
Teacher and School Leader Incentive Program (TSL) Grant
Posted on 10/31/2017
Marlboro County School District Partners with Insight Education Group to Implement Educator Effectiveness Grant from U.S. Department of Education With funding from the grant, Marlboro County’s educators will be part of networked improvement communities with four states nationwide  Read more about Teacher and School Leader Incentive Program (TSL) Grant
Support Cabinet
Support Cabinet Enjoys Retreat
Posted on 08/24/2017
The Marlboro County School District Support Cabinet held their retreat on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 from 7:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the School by the Lake. The theme was: “Let Your Light Shine!”   Read more about Support Cabinet Enjoys Retreat
Teacher of the Year
2017-2018 Teacher of the Year
Posted on 08/17/2017
Congratulations to Marlboro County's 2017-2018 Teacher-of-the-Year, Mr. Wayne Usher!!! Mr. Usher is a dynamic Physical Education teacher at Bennettsville Intermediate School. Through his kindness and  Read more about 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year
Dottie Hahn
District Convocation
Posted on 08/17/2017
On Wednesday, August 16, 2017, the Marlboro County School District held their annual Convocation. All employees merged upon the gym where they heard words of encouragement and unity from School Board Members, acting Superintendent Dr. John Lane and keynote speaker Dr. David Vawter from Winthrop University. The theme of the event was "Every Child, Every Day, Whatever it Takes". Each school  Read more about District Convocation
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School Board Members Receive Training Certificates
Posted on 08/10/2017
Board member and leadership team training is a priority for the South Carolina School Boards Association (SCSBA). Established in 1982, SCSBA’s Boardmanship Institute offers a year-round training curriculum focused on leadership skills for board members on state and national educational issues. Congratulations to the following Marlboro County School Board members   Read more about School Board Members Receive Training Certificates
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Broadband for Low-income Consumers
Posted on 07/27/2017
Marlboro County School District received the following information, in reference to Broadband for Low-income Consumers, from the South Carolina Education Oversight Committee: Through budget and policy recommendations to the General Assembly, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) has supported initiatives to expand internet access to students   Read more about Broadband for Low-income Consumers
Junior Scholar
MCSD Recognizes Junior Scholar
Posted on 04/06/2017
During the April School Board Meeting, Marlboro County School District recognized Samuel Bryant Parks, an eighth grader from McColl Elementary Middle School who qualified for the South Carolina Junior Scholars Program.   Read more about MCSD Recognizes Junior Scholar
Special Olympics
MCSD Holds Special Olympics Basketball Tournament
Posted on 04/06/2017
The Second Annual Special Olympics Basketball Tournament was held Friday, March 31 at Marlboro County High School gymnasium for approximately 60 very special athletes.  Read more about MCSD Holds Special Olympics Basketball Tournament
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STEM Premier at MCHS
Posted on 01/31/2017
STEM Premier is a free online platform that connects students, ages 13+, to colleges, companies, and organizations looking to connect with the next generation of talent in the STEM fields and more. Students sign up, build digital portfolios showcasing  Read more about STEM Premier at MCHS