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5:02 am on Monday November 8, 2010

Oakland Elem a bright spot in Charleston's school design ascension

Image by Flickr user Paula BrayI've been following the new schools constructed across Charleston County a little bit, and it's true, these certainly aren't the squat simple schools of my childhood.  And that's a point that The Post and Courier's...
3:03 am on Monday February 15, 2010

$450 million Haut Gap Middle opening on Johns Island

Image by Google Maps The 250 students of Haut Gap Middle are moving into their new $18 million, 450 student capacity building on Johns Island. The Post and Courier went by for a visit and has the rundown of the swank features; and a photo gallery....
1:57 am on Monday January 4, 2010

Charleston County's $59M School of the Arts opens today

Image by Flickr user Paula BrayThe middle and high school students of the School of the Arts program return to school today, but to their new $59.3 million building. As with most new schools, this one has a feature list to make you very jealous --...
2:53 am on Wednesday October 7, 2009

North Charleston constructing new elementary school

Image by Flickr user Rob IretonImage by 20091007-class.jpg In hopes of easing severe overcrowding, a brand new elementary school is on the horizon for North Charleston's portion of Dorchester District 2.  The Post and Courier has the brief. Update,...
4:56 am on Saturday August 1, 2009

1 of 4: A tour of the new Moultrie Middle

Image by CCSDMoultrie Middle School is one of four new Charleston County schools opening this year, and The Post and Courier has done a nice preview of the school's new facilities and capabilities. Read more stories on this subject in our schools...
5:50 am on Friday October 24, 2008

Despite economy, Charleston's school construction goes on

Despite the slowing economy and looking for ways to redesign and consolidate underperforming schools to save some cash, the Charleston County School District still needs new buildings. And many projects will likely go ahead despite the slowing...
6:13 am on Tuesday October 14, 2008

School district refines consolidation priorities

In response to an onslaught of community feedback on the proposed school consolidation, Charleston County School District has narrowed its list of 16 school closure criteria to 12 that focus on "Educational Quality, Demographic Factors, and Facility...
2:54 pm on Monday August 18, 2008

Bus fire inaugurates new Cane Bay High School for 25 kids

An aging school bus ferrying students to the brand new Cane Bay High School broke down this morning and caught on fire around 6:30. No one was injured. The event brings South Carolina's aging bus fleet back in the news once again. 103 of the new...
4:08 pm on Sunday August 10, 2008

Cane Bay High photo tour

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10:00 am on Friday July 25, 2008

Summerville's new high-tech high school set to open; more school building on the way

Image by Ashley Ridge High School A January aerial of the new high school. A photo gallery of the school today is available. Dorchester District 2's newest high school, Ashley Ridge High, is getting ready to open in all its high-tech splendor on...
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