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8:46 am on Thursday August 7, 2014

South Carolina student test scores fall in all grades, Horry County mirrors state drop but tops state averages

South Carolina’s elementary and middle school students posted worse overall scores on state-standardized tests last spring across all grades compared to 2013. The Education Oversight Committee says students’ scores are disappointing, but drops in...
1:00 am on Monday July 21, 2014

Parents: School Starts in one month, get ready for some shopping

That's right parents with school-age kids, only one more month until routine, order, and sanity is restored in the home. Horry County Schools start back for the 2014-2015 school year on August 20th...so get to shopping.  Some good, money-saving news...
12:35 pm on Tuesday May 27, 2014

Local Parents petition Horry County Schools over attendance policy

A group of local parents have taken to GoPetition.com to air their grievances about school attendance policy. Of the concerned parents complaints are the current attendance policy, "eliminates the rights of the parent to make essential, responsible...
12:45 pm on Tuesday May 13, 2014

Horry County Schools online registration is now open

Horry County Schools online enrollment for the upcoming 2014-2015 school year is now open.
5:03 pm on Wednesday May 7, 2014

Horry County Schools racks up more awards from the South Carolina Bar Association

The South Carolina Bar Association’s Division of Law-Related Education (LRE) has announced the winners of its annual awards program. Horry County Schools has an administrator, a high school, and two student scholarship recipients among the list of...
9:00 am on Saturday April 26, 2014

'Blended learning' making its way into more Horry County Schools

via WMBF News: Soon most school classrooms in Horry County will not resemble classrooms of old.  The school district is moving forward with a teaching method known as blended learning that will be implemented in schools throughout the next year. "...
8:50 pm on Saturday April 12, 2014

HCS scouts conceptual designs for schools

Movable glass walls, customized classrooms, and up-to-date technology could be shaping your student's learning here in Horry County. School board members just got back from a scouting trip to Texas, looking at 21st-century-design schools to build...
10:26 am on Monday March 24, 2014

Horry-Georgetown County High Schools 13th Annual Juried Art Exhibition

Fifteen local High School artists received cash prizes on Sunday, March 23, 2014 at the Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum‘s Horry-Georgetown County High Schools 13th Annual Juried Art Exhibition. From more than 350 entries, the 77...
7:46 am on Monday March 24, 2014

Horry County Schools students to field test Smarter Balanced assessment

Students at 29 schools in Horry County are scheduled to take an assessment aligned with the Common Core State Standards, as a proposal moves through the state Legislature that would negate the results. South Carolina belongs to the Smarter Balanced...
9:50 am on Tuesday March 4, 2014

Possible Common Core compromise gets mixed reviews

via The Sun News: "A state Senate compromise on a bill to repeal the Common Core State Standards in South Carolina is getting mixed reviews from some critics in Horry County, while school district officials defend the standards, which already are...