Seven OCSD5 Students Selected for SC Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics Class of 2018
Seven students from Orangeburg Consolidated School District Five (OCSD5) have been selected for admission into the Class of 2018 of the prestigious South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics (GSSM). The students were chosen from a very competitive applicant pool and are among the best of the 149 students invited to join the GSSM in residence this Fall. The students are: Calvin Aduma (High School for Health Professions), Kelvin Aduma (High School for Health Professions), Jackie Booker (High School for Health Professions), Danielle Dantzler (High School for Health Professions), Ivana Devine (Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School), Parth Patel (High School for Health Professions), and Rick Kouamegni (High School for Health Professions). The students, along with their parents and teachers, were recognized for their accomplishments at a special reception hosted by the GSSM on the evening of May 26, 2016 on the campus of Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College. The GSSM is a high school for academically motivated juniors and seniors pursuing studies in science, technology, engineering, and math and is one of only twelve specialized, residential high schools in the nation. The GSSM was founded in 1998 under the leadership of former Governor Carroll Campbell and Charles Coker, then-president of Sonoco Products Company.
North Middle/High Seniors Receive Visit From Senator Tim Scott
U.S. Senator Tim Scott made a stop at North Middle/High School on Friday, May 6th to share an inspirational message with a group of senior students. Scott spoke about his experiences growing up in South Carolina and how he learned the lessons and benefits of hard work through a mentor who took an interest in him. Scott also commented about the current Presidential campaign and some of the controversies associated with the presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump. Scott concluded his visit by taking questions from the students before wishing them success as they prepare to move beyond their high school years.
Four Bruinettes Sign Basketball Letters of Intent, Receive Scholarships
The rich tradition of success for the Orangeburg-Wilkinson Girls Basketball program continued on April 13, 2016 as four senior members of the team signed basketball letters-of-intent on the first day of the national signing period to play college basketball. The senior players accepting college basketball scholarships were: Tchenavia “Shay” Jackson, Amari Grevious, Erin Houser, and Traiana Johnson. The entire story can be viewed under "District News" on the right side of this webpage.
Three OCSD5 Schools are Recipients Palmetto Gold & Silver Awards
The award winning schools are: Rivelon Elementary School (Silver in General Performance & Silver in Closing the Achievement Gap), William J. Clark Middle School (Silver in General Performance & Silver in Closing the Achievement Gap), and The Technology Center (Gold in General Performance). The entire story can be viewed under "District News" on the right side of this webpage.
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OCSD5 Sets Schedule for Severe Weather Make-Up Days
The OCSD5 Board of Trustees set the schedule for severe weather make-up days at their regularly scheduled meeting on February 9, 2016. The dates of June 1st and June 2nd were added to the 2015-16 academic calendar to complete the requirement for make-up days following the week-long school closings caused by local flooding last October. The make-up days: February 15, March 24, May 31, June 1, & June 2.
2015-16 OCSD5 District Teacher of the Year
To read the story, click on "2015-16 District Teacher of the Year Receives 2015 Toyota Camry" under District News.
INFORMATION ON PROPOSED SCHOOL CONSOLIDATION
Click HERE to view information and resources related to the proposed legislation on school consolidation in Orangeburg County, including a copy of the proposed legislation, current laws governing the three school districts, and related maps. (This link will take you to the Orangeburg Co. School District Provisions on the Orangeburg County website.)
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We hope you enjoy the Orangeburg Consolidated School District 5 website. A lot of work and attention went into streamlining the website's navigation menus and in reorganizing the way information is categorized to improve the online experience of every OCSD5 website visitor. We hope you will find it to be a valuable resource. Pages feature class descriptions, documents, homework assignments, presentations, research links, multimedia, and more. Teachers and staff members are updating their designs on their webpages periodically. Our goal is to keep the website current and full of information. So check back with us frequently to see the latest news about our schools and to learn about upcoming activities. As always, we welcome your suggestions and feedback at firstname.lastname@example.org