Principal Allen Kirby says the Walker-Gamble Elementary building has roof leaks, plumbing problems and not the best Internet.
A lot of new things are happening in both districts as well, including renovations to some Kershaw County school buildings.
One of the priorities for the money is replacing the old Saluda High School building which now serves as Saluda Elementary. The district’s goal is to combine Saluda Primary and Elementary in one brand-new facility that replaces the current outdated ones.
All eight candidates at the forum believe they are the right pick for the job but it will be up to the voters on June 14th to narrow the field down during the primaries.
McMaster says all districts will see an increase in funds through the proposal.
Principal Brunson says Fairfield has its fair share of talented musicians. Students only have to look at the bands on display Friday as proof they can be in a college band as well.
According to the group SC for Ed, 61 students and staff have died since the start of the pandemic.
“We want to have every tool at our disposal so we can make the decision locally on how to best forward as to how it pertains to our students and school district, “said Alvin Pressley, superintendent of Newberry County School District.
COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) — More than 12,000 people have lost their lives to COVID-19 in the state of South Carolina. Even so, only 50 percent of the state is fully vaccinated and state law prohibits mask mandates in schools. “Our children are sick. Our families are dying. I take this personally because I’m a mother and a grandmother,” said Dr….
“Scientific studies demonstrate that masks do not cause negative effects on mental health or learning,” said pediatrician Dr. Debbie Greenhouse.