The Isle of Palms annual Sand Sculpting Contest held June 5 at Front Beach featured all kinds of creative and inventive constructions, from a dog playing the piano to a whale bursting out of the sand. Participants included teams of families and individuals, children and adults.
Strawberry picking, pie eating and whirling carnival rides, along with two friendly competitions for Miss Berry Princess and Little Mr. John Deere were just a few of the family-friendly activities at this year's Strawberry Festival at Boone Hall Plantation.
East Cooper Community Outreach provides help to residents facing financial difficulties and offers a wide range of services, including food, financial assistance, and a dental and medical clinic.
The Charleston County Parks and Recreation Commission hosted a fairy house festival on Jan. 23 at Palmetto Island County Park. The outdoor event had a storytelling tour with the Charleston Public Library, selfie scavenger hunt, food trucks and of course, fairy house building.
Claire Teuber retired from Moultrie Middle School after teaching art for almost 30 years. One of her favorite projects to teach was a collaborative portrait where each student worked on a small section and they would not know the final outcome until all of the pieces were put together.
Eleven-year-old Caroline Koysza sold luminary kits to neighbors to raise money for Lowcountry Orphan Relief. The streets of Hibben in Belle Hall will light up on Christmas Eve.
Ivybrook Academy in Mount Pleasant opened in November and held an open house event over the weekend for prospective parents and children. The preschool's education model focuses on students as individual learners whose gifts and strengths should be valued.
From peppy game day chants to an energetic hip hop routine and Lady Gaga themed pom dance, the Bishop England High School Pom Squad dancers performed their regional competition routines for an audience of family and friends after the school decided not to attend due to COVID-19.
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Academic Magnet High volleyball team with Coach Jennifer Koll defeated Hanahan 3-1 on Oct. 7. The team is now headed for a Region 8-AAA title game. Four seniors were honored before the game: MK Kerrigan, Evie Otis, Molly Tippey and Maddie Nguyen.
The 2020-21 Academic Year for Charleston County School District began on Sept. 8. The district had more than 13,000 students scheduled for in-person instruction during the first week of school and more than 35,000 learning virtually; either in the Virtual Academy or temporarily remote.