District 56

District 56: Early enrollment at 2,958.     District 56 officials are encouraged that “so many are choosing us” with the opening this summer of two new schools in the Clinton area. Superintendent Dr. David O’Shields said the district is a living example of “school choice” now that Thornwell Charter...
TONIGHT -- District 56 Superintendent Dr. David O'Shields will report to the Board of Trustees about the opening of the 2019-2020 school year.   The report will be part of the board's Aug. 26 meeting at 7:30 pm in the auditorium of Clinton High School, 18132 Hwy 72, Clinton. The meeting is open to...
Drumming builds a community.       More photos at MyClintonNews.com in "Breaking News"   From ancient times, drumming has carried messages and built communities. The action’s most recent convert is the Laurens County School District 56 faculty, which participated Aug. 14 in this team-building...
Being sure “your shoes fit” is advice for teachers as the new year begins     When she encountered writer’s block, Caroline Hunt had a remedy - unpack boxes. Her family spent the summer moving to a 90-acre homestead, and packing and unpacking boxes dominated their time. To the detriment of Hunt...
Red Devil Changes, no scrimmage:   The Clinton High Football scrimmage against Berea on Wednesday, August 21st, has been cancelled. The ribbon cutting and dedication of the new construction at Wilder Stadium will be held on Friday, September 6th at 6:30 PM.  Come on out and see our Red Devils in...
  THIS MORNING: Back to School -- getting the beat     It is a team-building exercise. It is unlike any team-building exercise the combined faculty of District 56 has ever seen - much less participated in. Today (Aug. 14), the district’s opening convocation convenes in the Clinton High School...
Drum Cafe USA will bring a team-building exercise like this to Clinton High School. It will be part of the Aug. 14 D56 Opening Convocation (9:30 am in the auditorium). It will prepare the faculty for their first day with students -- Aug. 19.
  Taking advantage of historically low interest rates – perhaps as low as 1.3% - District 56 plans to borrow $700,000 to start work on a capital needs list. The money cannot be used for salaries – only for improvements to the physical aspects of six functioning schools and one closed school in the...
TONIGHT: The District 56 Board of Trustees will discuss in closed session whether to issue a $700,000 bond, repayable by property taxes.   The board has been called to a special meeting at 6 pm at Clinton High School (professional development room). An agenda notice says the meeting will be...
For the sixth consecutive year, property taxes will not increase for school operations in District 56. Using a combination of more state money and revenue from county growth, and revenue from the fund balance, the district is balancing a $26.6 million budget without notifying the county of the need...

Pages

My Clinton News

P.O. Box 180
513 North Broad St.
Clinton, SC 29325
Phone: (864) 833-1900
Fax: (864) 833-1902

Privacy Policy

 

Sign Up For Breaking News

Stay informed on our latest news!

Manage my subscriptions

Subscribe to My Clinton News Newsletter feed
Comment Here