They came to him in the fall asking if their graduation ceremony could be different from years past. They wanted the ceremony moved from the auditorium to the football field.
Horry County lags behind other large South Carolina counties in teacher pay, according to the results of a salary study released Monday.
On Wednesday, the Conway Chamber of Commerce virtually announced the winners of their two Salute to Education scholarships – first place $1,000 winner Jacob Black from Loris High, and $500 runner-up Jordan Grace Elliott from Green Sea Floyds High.
The Horry County Board of Education’s Technology committee discussed Tuesday how they can make sure all students have their own devices in the event that eLearning has to happen again, whether it be due to COVID-19 or inclement weather.
Due to COVID-19, the Conway Chamber of Commerce’s Educational Programs Committee made the tough decision to cancel its annual Salute to Education luncheon, honoring the area’s top seniors.
Educating Horry County students is expected to cost $711.8 million over the next year, according to the budget the Horry County Board of Education gave initial support to Monday night.
Coastal Carolina University’s trustees voted today to not make any increases in tuition, room fees, or meal fees for the next two years.
Coastal Carolina University officials announced their intentions today to open up for face-to-face classes in August, but they anticipate up to 15 percent fewer students because of the COVID-19 crisis, which could force the university to slash spending.
Students will have another option to receive food during school closures, even if they are having difficulty visiting the 13 grab n’ go delivery sites or making it to one of the meal delivery locations, according to an Horry County Schools press release this morning.
Before the school board’s Class of 2020 graduation brainstorming session tonight, Horry County Schools Superintendent Rick Maxey announced to the board and parents that no new assignments will be given to elementary, middle or high school underclassmen after May 15.
Lilly Langway might not quite understand what it fully means for her just yet, but the Myrtle Beach Elementary fourth-grader was recently accepted into MENSA.
After hearing from many parents and students, Horry County Schools announced Thursday night that the district is considering other options for graduations besides virtual ceremonies.
S.C. Governor Henry McMaster and Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman announced Wednesday morning that S.C. students won’t be returning to the classroom until Fall, due to the COVID-19 virus.
Bus WiFi access for families without connectivity at home will be offered through Horry County Schools at multiple locations beginning Tuesday, April 21.
Going on week four of quarantine, area parents and students are both welcoming a short break from eLearning during the district’s observed spring break.
Leanne Altman just wants her chorus students to keep on singing, and thought of a fun way to make that happen beyond the normal COVID-19 school closure classwork.
An Horry County Schools Nutrition Services employee that worked at South Conway Elementary School during the school closures has tested positive for COVID-19, according to an HCS press release sent Thursday.
An Horry County Schools Nutrition Services employee that worked at Socastee Elementary during the school closures has tested positive for COVID-19, according to an HCS press release.
The Horry County School Board on Monday agreed to purchase 32 acres in Conway for a new middle school.
Horry County Schools Superintendent Rick Maxey said in a letter sent to seniors and their families on Friday that while graduation and senior ceremonies "may not be feasible", the district is still working to find alternatives.
A local Surfside college preparation business is offering a free Zoom webinars for high school juniors and seniors worried about how the coronavirus pandemic is going to affect their entry into college.
With Governor McMaster’s order that schools in the state stay closed through April 30, Horry County Schools is making adjustments and updates to eLearning and schedules regarding proms and end-of-year events.
Aynor High School senior Emory West decided to make the best of his time stuck at home by using his musical talents, writing a song dedicated to the senior class and sharing it on social media.
Gov. Henry McMaster on Monday authorized all law enforcement in the state to disperse any gathering of three or more people.
Horry Telephone Cooperative announced recently that they plan to install high-speed internet and Wi-Fi at homes of students who are currently not connected and in their providing areas, and provide it at no charge for two months.
Coastal Carolina University is moving to online classes for the rest of the Spring 2020 semester and has cancelled on-campus spring commencement ceremonies due to the coronavirus.
Coastal Carolina University announced Sunday night the university will move to an "online learning model" starting March 23 due to the coronavirus, with online instruction continuing until April 3.
Horry County Schools announced Friday afternoon that they will be cancelling out-of-state field trips beginning March 16 for students and staff until further notice, and will not schedule any new field trips of any kind until further notice.
In a news release Thursday afternoon, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans announce that tonight's Thirsty Thursday and Ticket Party have been postponed.
Faced with mounting criticism from parents, Horry County school officials have begun searching for ways to improve some special education programs.
A $3,000 raise for teachers is on the books from the state for the 2020-2021 budget, according to Horry County Schools Chief Financial Officer John Gardner.
Loris High School students don’t just know that when they go to a formal dinner they should fold their napkins in half and lay the crease along their waistlines, pick up butter that’s in front of them, offer it to the left and pass to it to the right, now they’ve had a chance to try it.
Annually the CHS Educational Foundation recognizes select educators and alumni by inducting them into the Conway High School Hall of Fame.
During last week’s board meeting, Coastal Carolina University trustees expressed disappointment with the student attendance at home football games.
High school students in the Carolina Forest area are invited to apply for one of two $1,000 scholarships offered by the Friends of the Carolina Forest Library.
Horry County Schools said via social media today that they will have a two-hour delay on Friday, February 21 due to projected weather conditions which include a mix of rain and snow in the morning.
Dr. Fred Carter, president of Frances Marion University, and Dr. Marilyn Fore, president of Horry-Georgetown Technical College, signed an agreement between their schools on Wednesday, which will enable aspiring teachers to complete their two-year degree at HGTC, and transfer seamlessly to FM…