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1:48 pm on Thursday August 1, 2013

Horry County ranks best among SC county-wide school systems

If you're not originally from the Grand Strand and area schools influenced your decision to come to Horry county, then your research paid off. Horry County Schools were recently ranked top in the state among county-wide school systems. The overall...
7:51 am on Wednesday January 23, 2013

New middle school attendance districts possible for Carolina Forest (Update: Back in the news)

photo by flickr member o5com Update, January 23, 2013: Post-election coincidence or not, the realignment of the Carolina Forest school attendance lines are back in the news, reintroducing the idea that some students at Carolina Forest Elementary...
10:39 am on Friday November 16, 2012

State Report cards issued for Horry County schools

Photo by flickr user marsmet491 The South Carolina Department of Education has issued their State Report cards to schools and Horry County did well. State Report cards issued by the South Carolina Department of Education for 2012 show that 98...
8:21 am on Monday April 30, 2012

The costs and consequences of recent school bomb threats (Update: longer school days?)

photo by flickr user vpickering Update 4/30/12:  School board member, Joe DeFeo, says one way to recoup educational time lost by bomb threats may be made up by extending the school day.  That plan, however, comes at the same cost per hour as the...
11:36 am on Thursday March 22, 2012

Possible impact of changes in charter school law on Horry County schools

photo by flickr user Suzanne_C_Walker There's a bill in the South Carolina Legislature that may allow more charter schools to enter the educational arena in our state, but what could that mean for Horry County? A charter schools, as currently...
8:50 am on Thursday March 8, 2012

Only one Grand Strand school partners with S.C. Walk to School Day (Update: More schools on board)

photo by flickr user limonada Update 3/8/12:  We heard from Rodney Oldham, Safe Routes to School Program Coordinator for the SC Department of Transportation and he added to the list of Horry County Schools that participated. North Myrtle Beach...
3:47 pm on Wednesday January 25, 2012

CFCA Notebook: Horry third largest school district in state, outperforms top 2

Photo by Steve Albright Carolina Forest High School Show Choir performed some numbers from their upcoming show “Southern Nights” at this month's Carolina Forest Civic Association meeting. Carolina Forest High School entertained the Carolina Forest...
3:53 am on Wednesday October 5, 2011

Myrtle Beach High School coach fired for Facebook comment; Another suspended (update: reinstatement)

Flickr user Simon Q Update 10/5:  Jim Berry, Myrtle Beach High School’s head athletic trainer, has been reinstated after a suspension for posting derrogatory comments on Facebook (see the back story below). Berry's suspension only applied to his...
4:57 am on Friday September 9, 2011

School bus stop at a strip club, parents seeking change (update: HCS responds)

photo by flickr member Eric E Johnson Update September 9th: Horry County school officials have responded to the parents' request by eliminating the stop. By creating 2 new stops, the schools are able to service the 4 block area without being near...
5:52 am on Wednesday August 31, 2011

Salad bars could be coming to a school near you - free of charge

photo by flickr member NatalieMaynor Everyone knows that eating fresh fruits and vegetables will contribute to overall good health.  Now there's an opportunity for your children get more of them while in school. Fruits and vegetables are expensive...

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