News Stories from 2021 -2022

Colleton County School District Special Board Meeting - October 27
10/26/2021
A Colleton County School Board special board meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 27 at 9:15 a.m.
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Colleton County School District Receives 'Innovative Approaches to Literacy' Grant
10/15/2021
Colleton County School District’s Cottageville Elementary School, Forest Hills Elementary School and Northside Elementary School will all receive funding from a $2.8 million Innovative Approaches to Literacy grant through southeast-based non-profit ArtsNOW.
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CCSD Seeking Substitute Workers
10/14/2021
Are you seeking a substitute teacher, substitute food service worker, or substitute custodian position? Read this story to find out how to apply.
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Band of Blue Wins Grand Championship
10/14/2021
The Colleton County High School Band of Blue won the Overall Grand Championship at the 2021 Band Across the Savannah Marching Band Contest at North Augusta High School.
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Miss Cougar Pageants Registration
09/27/2021
All young ladies in grades K-12 that are interested in competing in the 2021-22 Miss Cougar Pageant should contact Stephanie Drawdy at Colleton County High School to register.
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Blue and White Game Canceled
09/23/2021
Due to saturation of Colleton County High School field after days of heavy rainfall, the Blue and White scrimmage event scheduled for September 24 has been canceled.
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Colleton County School District Update on Temporary Policy ADD (Face Coverings)
09/22/2021
The Colleton County School Board of Trustees voted to adopt a revised version Temporary Policy ADD (Face Coverings) during a regular meeting on Tuesday, September 21.
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September 20 - 21 Inclement Weather Update
09/20/2021
The National Weather Service and South Carolina Emergency Management Division has forecasted that the Lowcountry region could potentially receive 2-4 inches of rain and possibly experience flash flooding on Monday, September 20 and Tuesday, September 21.
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Colleton County School District Update - Random Administrative Screenings
09/20/2021
Starting September 22, randomly selected Colleton County Middle School and Colleton County High School students will undergo random administrative screenings, twice a week, with a metal detector wand when leaving their bus or car.
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CCHS NJROTC Performs at Darlington Raceway
09/16/2021
The Colleton County High School NJROTC performed a Presentation of Colors ceremony during the September 5 Camping World Race at Darlington Raceway, gaining a special opportunity to get a behind the scenes look at NASCAR racing.
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CCSD Returns to In-Person Learning Sept. 13
09/09/2021
Colleton County School District is ready to return to In-Person Learning on Monday, September 13.
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Colleton County School District Vaccine Clinic - September 2
08/31/2021
Colleton County School District is happy to announce that Colleton County High School (150 Cougar Nation Drive) will host a first dose Pfizer vaccine clinic on Thursday, September 2, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
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Colleton County School District to Transition to E-Learning/Virtual Learning from August 30 – Sept. 10
08/27/2021
Due to the continued spread of the contagious COVID-19 delta variant in our community and schools, as well as a continuous increase in the amount of our district’s quarantined staff and students, and COVID-19’s impact on our available pool of school bus drivers and substitutes, Colleton County School District will transition temporarily to E-Learning/Virtual Learning for all students during the week of August 30 to September 10.
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Colleton County School District Releases ESSER III Spending Plan
08/24/2021
Colleton County School District officially released its ESSER III Spending Plan Tuesday, August 24. This plan was created with input from district/school taskforces and our community, as required by federal governmental mandates.
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Colleton County School District Seeks Public Input on ESSER III Funds
08/12/2021
Colleton County School District is creating a plan to guide the spending of $22,751,793 of ESSER III federal funds, and is seeking public comment to help develop this plan.
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Vaccine Clinic Survey
08/12/2021
In order to help Colleton County School District students and employees receive a COVID-19 vaccine, the district has partnered with local doctors to help host Pfizer vaccine clinics for those 12 years-old and older.
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UPDATED AUGUST 17: Return to Learn 2021-2022
08/03/2021
Colleton County School District will return to learn fully face-to-face on August 16! In order to make our transition to fully -in-person learning as smooth as possible, we have included the latest back to school information here.
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Back to School Bash to be Held August 7
08/02/2021
Colleton County School District will host the 14th annual Back to School Bash on Saturday, August 7, distributing book bags full of school supplies to our students and their families.
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Aftercare Program Survey
07/26/2021
Colleton County School District is polling parents to gauge community interest in hosting Aftercare Programs for students in grades PreK - 5.
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CCSD School Supply List (2021 - 2022)
07/19/2021
Our 2021 - 2022 Elementary School Supply List has been placed here.
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CCSD Second Dose Clinic Update
07/16/2021
Those who received vaccination during the first dose clinic on June 29 will need to attend the second dose clinic to become fully immunized. The second dose clinic will be held on Tuesday, July 20, in the Colleton County School District Board Room (500 Forest Circle, Walterboro, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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Cottageville Elementary School SRO Wins Awards
07/01/2021
Colleton County Sherriff’s Office Deputy Ray Crawford was recently named School Resource Officer of the Year and South Carolina Low Country School Resource Officer of the Year.
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Superintendent Dr. Cave Greets Colleton Community
06/28/2021
Colleton County residents, teachers, Colleton County School District officials and a representative from Colleton County Council were on hand to greet CCSD Superintendent Dr. Vallerie Cave and her family during her Community Reception event on Sunday, June 27.
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Colleton County School District Releases Safe Return to In-Person and Continuity of Services Plan
06/24/2021
Colleton County School District officially released its Safe Return to In-Person and Continuity of Services Plan Thursday, June 24, using input from our Reopening Taskforce and digital/in-person community input as required by federal governmental mandates.
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CCSD Partners with CVS for Vaccine Clinics
06/23/2021
In order to help Colleton County School District students and employees receive a COVID-19 vaccine, the district has partnered with CVS Pharmacy to help host two Pfizer vaccine clinics for those 12 years-old and older.
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(UPDATED: Livestream Link Added) Colleton County High School 2021 Graduation Ceremony
06/17/2021
The Colleton County High School 2021 Graduation Ceremony will be held Saturday, June 19, starting at 8:30 a.m. in the Cougar Stadium (150 Cougar Nation Drive, Walterboro, SC 29488). The stadium will be open to the public at 7:30 a.m.
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Community Reception for Colleton County School District Superintendent Dr. Vallerie Cave to be Held June 27
06/16/2021
A community reception for incoming Colleton County School District Superintendent of Schools Dr. Vallerie Cave will be held on Sunday, June 27, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the CCSD Board Room (500 Forest Circle, Walterboro).
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Colleton County High School Special Education Seniors Recognized With Home Visits
06/15/2021
Colleton County High School special education seniors were recognized with a special visit at their homes from Colleton County School District teachers and staff on June 4, receiving praise for accomplishments made throughout their school careers.
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UPDATED: Colleton County School District Summer Programs Information
06/15/2021
The Colleton County School District's Office of Curriculum and Instruction has released information how to register for summer educational programs.
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CCSD Seeks Bus Drivers and Bus Monitors
06/11/2021
Colleton County School District is seeking to hire bus drivers and bus monitors.
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Colleton County School District Seeks Public Input on Return to In-Person Instruction
06/08/2021
Colleton County School District is creating a plan to ensure a safe return to in-person instruction for the fall semester, and is seeking public comment to help develop this plan.
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Post-School Outcome Survey Information
06/07/2021
Colleton County School District is participating in a survey that seeks to determine the post-school outcomes of students who graduated during the 2019-2020 school year.
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Colleton County School District Hires Dr. Vallerie Cave for Superintendent Effective July 1
06/03/2021
All of us in Colleton County School District want to congratulate Dr. Vallerie Cave on her new position as CCSD Superintendent of Schools, effective July 1.
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CCHS Choral Department Presents 'Mamma Mia!'
05/28/2021
The Colleton County High School Choral Department will perform the musical "Mamma Mia!" on Thursday, June 3, Saturday, June 5 and Monday, June 7.
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2021 - 2022 Pre-K and Kindergarten Registration
05/24/2021
To ensure your child has a screening appointment in the Pre- Kindergarten program, all registrations must be received by June 15, 2021.
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CCSD COVID-19 Vaccine Survey
05/21/2021
Based on the information received from this survey, the Colleton County School District will arrange a vaccine clinic on one of our school campuses as an option of convenience for parents and students who are interested in receiving the Pfizer Vaccine.
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UPDATED: Colleton County School District Responds to Executive Order 2021-23
05/12/2021
On May 11 South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster issued Executive Order 2021-23. This order contains language pertaining to the wearing of face masks in public schools.
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2021 - 2022 Virtual Program Enrollment
05/07/2021
Colleton County School District is now accepting requests to be considered for 2021-2022 virtual program for grades 4 - 8.
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Colleton County School District State Testing Schedule
04/27/2021
All students are required to participate in SCREADY and SCPASS at the student’s enrolled grade with the exception of students who participate in alternate assessments.
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(UPDATE: SURVEY CLOSED) Colleton County School District Extends Registration Deadline for Transition to 5 Days of In-Person Instruction to April 30
04/26/2021
On April 21, the South Carolina State Legislature passed Bill S.704. This bill states that all school districts must offer their students the option of attending school in-person, five-days a week, starting Monday, April 26, 2021.
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CCSD Announces 2021 Teachers of the Year and Support Employee of the Year
03/12/2021
Congratulations to the staff members that were selected as the Teacher of the Year and Support Employee of the Year for their location!
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Read Across America 2021
03/10/2021
Students across Colleton County learned the importance of literacy from March 1 -5 by participating the annual Read Across America national celebration, enjoying a bevy of reading-themed activities at each of their Colleton County Schools.
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National School Breakfast Week: March 8 - 12
03/05/2021
National School Breakfast Week runs from March 8 to March 12!
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2021 Miss Cougar Pageant - May 5
03/04/2021
The 2021 Miss Cougar Pageant will be held Wednesday, May 5 at 6 p.m. in the Colleton County High School Performing Arts Center.
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Office of Curriculum and Instruction Seeks Feedback for Strategic Plan
02/24/2021
Every five years school districts have the opportunity to develop a new strategic plan that is updated annually. This plan is written to identify goals and strategies that will become the focus of the district over the next five years.
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Colleton County School Board Approves 2021-22 Academic Calendar
02/17/2021
The Colleton County School Board of Trustees voted unanimously to approve the 2021 -2022 academic calendar during their February 16 regular board meeting.
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Colleton County School District Hosting Virtual Job Fair for Certified Teachers March 3, March 8
02/08/2021
Colleton County School District will be hosting its annual job fair for certified teachers virtually Wednesday, March 3, 2021 and Monday, March 8, 2021.
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National Honor Society Offers Free Virtual Tutoring
01/20/2021
Colleton County High School's National Honor Society is offering free virtual tutoring for Colleton County students.
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Colleton County School Board Approves Expanding In-Person Learning
01/20/2021
The Colleton County School Board of Trustees voted 6 - 1 during the January 19 regular board meeting to expand in-person learning opportunities for Colleton County School District students to four days of in-person instruction, starting February 4.
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Colleton County School Board Extends Virtual Learning Period Through January 22
01/13/2021
The Colleton County School Board of Trustees voted unanimously/blank-to-blank during a January 12 special board meeting to extend virtual learning for Colleton County School District students by one week, due to the increase of COVID-19 cases in the Lowcountry region.
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UPDATED: Colleton County School Board Designates Jan. 4 – 15 Virtual Learning Days
12/18/2020
The Colleton County School Board of Trustees voted unanimously to designate January 4 through January 15 virtual learning days during their regular December 15 board meeting, in order to allow enough time to complete contact tracing measures and to make sure Colleton County School District students and staff remain safe.
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CCSD Designates December 21 as ‘E-Learning Day’
12/11/2020
In order to help ensure a safe holiday season for our students and staff, and to allow enough time to complete contact tracing measures, Colleton County School District will consider Monday, December 21 an “e-learning day.”
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CCSD Hosts 'Holiday Drop-In' Event Dec. 19
12/03/2020
The Colleton County School District Office of Federal Programs will host its 4th Annual Holiday Drop-In event at the CCSD Administrative Offices (500 Forest Circle in Walterboro) on Saturday, December 19, starting at 10:00 a.m. and ending at 12:00 p.m. or while supplies last.
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The Colleton County High School Chorus presents 'A Merry Little Christmas'
11/20/2020
The Colleton County High School Chorus will present "A Merry Little Christmas" on Sunday, December 6, 2020 at 5 p.m.
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CCSD Implements ENGAGE South Carolina Program
11/20/2020
Colleton County School District, in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Education and the Graduation Alliance, is implementing the ENGAGE South Carolina program to provide extra support to Colleton County students currently learning from home.
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Band of Blue Hosts Virtual Walterboro Band Classic
11/17/2020
Bands from all over South Carolina and Georgia released videos of their recent performances for viewing during the exhibition.
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Colleton County High School Students Inducted into National Honor Society
10/05/2020
Colleton County High School inducts new members into the National Honor Society annually. Due to the spread of COVID-19, the 2020 – 2021 Induction Ceremony was held via a digital video.
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CarolinaCAP Hosts Information Webinars
10/01/2020
The Carolina Collaborative for Alternative Preparation will host two webinars in October and one in November offering information on the CarolinaCAP program.
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Colleton County School District Launches COVID-19 News Center
09/10/2020
All updates on CCSD's response to the COVID-19 pandemic will be posted on our new COVID-19 News Center page.
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CCSD Meal Pick-Up Schedule
09/03/2020
Meal pick-up for our student body starts on September 8! Our community will find our meal pick-up schedule here.
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Bus Route Information
09/03/2020
Please click here for bus route information.
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Hundreds Attend Back to School Bash - August 29
08/20/2020
Hundreds of Colleton County School District students and their families attended the 13th annual Back to School Bash on August 29, receiving free school supplies and fresh food just in time for the start of school year September 8.
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CCSD Celebrates Student Achievements
07/02/2020
Colleton County School District hosted seven student recognition events at our schools during the first week of June, wishing our students farewell and congratulating them on achieving so much during a very challenging year.
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CCSD Participating in Community Eligibility Provision
Colleton County School District is participating in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) for the 2020-2021 school year.
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