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Clinton District 56

AP teacher, academic team coach and superintendent – O’Shields wins lifetime achievement award

Columbia, S.C. – Superintendent of Laurens District 56 David O’Shields was one of four school leaders from across the state selected by the South Carolina Association of School Administrators (SCASA) as 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award winners. In addition to O’Shields, other winners were Deputy Superintendent for Kershaw County Schools Timothy Hopkins; former Principal of Forest Lake Elementary…

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District 56 seeks input on modified ’23/’24 calendar

Clinton, South Carolina – Clinton District 56 may be joining Laurens District 55 in taking on a modified school year calendar for the 2023/24 school year, but it won’t make that final decision until late this month. At last week’s regular District 55 school board meeting on Monday, May 23, the board approved a modified…

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Team Ecology set, and volunteers still welcome

Laurens County, S.C. – In late March and early April, 560 third graders from across District 55 and District 56 will be learning anti-littering skills and conservation practices as Team Ecology returns to in-person classes at the Joe Adair Education Center in Laurens. To make it happen, however, the Laurens County Conservation District is look-…

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