• DD2 Graduation Statistics

    Posted by Jennifer Passmore on 6/24/2020

    It is with great pride Dorchester School District Two celebrates the 2020 graduates of Ashley Ridge High, Fort Dorchester High and Summerville High and their many successes.

    Dorchester School District Two Graduation Statistics

    - Graduates 1,773

    - Distinguished Honor Graduates 261

    - Honor Graduates 235

    - SC Academic Achievement 56

    - Diploma of Distinction 274

    - Special Education Graduates 62

    - Early College Associate Degrees 52

    - Scholarship Total* $40,970,507
       *total amount offered the class of 2020
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  • Parent Survey for School Reopening

    Posted by Jennifer Passmore on 6/17/2020

    Our school district is currently planning for the reopening of schools for the upcoming school year with a focus on quality learning opportunities in a safe environment for students and staff. Input from our families and staff is crucial in guiding the plans and decisions to safely reopen schools. Please take time to complete this short survey by Sunday, June 21st at 12:00 a.m. by clicking appropriate link below:

    English Survey: Click Here

    Spanish Survey: Click Here

    Thank you for your assistance as we work together to make the right decisions for the welfare of our students and staff.

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  • Summer Enrichment For Current DD2 Students

    Posted by Jennifer Passmore on 6/16/2020

    DD2 Summer Enrichment online learning is available for all current DD2 students. Students can access their personal, online learning portal through Clever https://clever.com/in/dorchester2. Be sure to visit our website for online learning opportunities, contact support information, summer camps and more! https://www.ddtwo.org/SE. For additional information, please contact Kristen Tyner.

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  • District Approved as eLearning District by EOC

    Posted by Jennifer Passmore on 6/16/2020
    Dorchester School District Two is one of 27 additional school districts recently approved by the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) to use eLearning days for school make-up days during the next school year, bringing the total of districts to 42. Additionally, 16 school districts are entering the program as Readiness Districts, interested school districts who are still building the capacity necessary for full implementation of eLearning. Dorchester School District Two was selected as a Year 3 District through a competitive application process.
     
    The pilot project, which is entering into Year 3, examines the use of eLearning when schools are forced to close (or separate students from the physical space) for short periods of time, in cases of inclement weather, utility emergencies, out of school suspension or student illness. This year, the EOC is collaborating with the SC Department of Education given the work that the SCDE has done with districts and schools due to the closure of schools in March. SCDE staff has assisted the EOC in choosing the eLearning districts. Both agencies will be providing support and coordinating technical assistance to Year 3 and Readiness Districts.
     
    "The work that has been done over the last two years in the eLearning districts provided a critical foundation for policymakers as all educators and students have adjusted to teaching and learning outside of schools," stated Matthew Ferguson, EOC Executive Director. "We look forward to working with other practitioners to make certain that technology, infrastructure and personnel exist in every district so that all SC students can have access to quality online learning whenever necessary."
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  • Dorchester School District Two Extended Day Summer Camp has been cancelled for July 2020

    Posted by Jennifer Passmore on 6/11/2020

    Dorchester School District Two has announced that the Oceans of Fun summer camp program scheduled for the month of July 2020 has been cancelled.  This decision was made in an abundance of caution for the health and safety of our students.

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  • LIVE Board of Trustees Meeting: June 8

    Posted by Jennifer Passmore on 6/4/2020

    The June 8th meeting of the Board of Trustees will be livestreamed beginning at 6:00 p.m. Public access to the School Board meeting will be via the District website at https://www.ddtwo.org/live or during our Facebook Live event. Join us LIVE!

    June 8 Agenda

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  • Summer Food Service Program

    Posted by Jennifer Passmore on 6/1/2020

    Summer Meals

    Dorchester School District Two announces the 2020 Summer Breakfast and Lunch Program available to all students and children. This program is free to all children under the age of 18. Meals will be distributed at six school sites beginning June 8, 2020 and running through July 31, 2020. Meals will be served Monday-Friday, 11am-1pm. For more information, please call 843-695-4920. Site locations are listed below:

    - Alston Bailey Elementary School, 820 West 5th North St., Summerville, SC

    - Fort Dorchester High School, 8500 Patriot Blvd., Summerville, SC

    - Flowertown Elementary School, 20 King Charles Circle, Summerville, SC

    - Oakbrook Elementary School, 306 Old Fort Drive, Ladson, SC

    - Summerville High School, 1101 Boone Hill Rd., Summerville, SC

    - William Reeves, Jr. ElementarySchool, 1003 Dubose School Rd., Summerville, SC

     

    Summer Food Service Program

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  • Graduation Ceremonies to be livestreamed on district website and Facebook

    Posted by Jennifer Passmore on 5/29/2020

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    Dorchester School District Two is pleased to announce that the 2020 Graduation Ceremonies at Ashley Ridge High School (June 10, 2020), Fort Dorchester High School (June 9, 2020), and Summerville High School (June 8, 2020) will be livestreamed online and will be recorded for viewing by friends and family who cannot be in attendance. All programs will begin at 7:30 a.m.

    The livestreamed events can be accessed through YouTube on the district website and on the new district Facebook page @TeamDD2. The recorded ceremonies will be available on YouTube at the district website 24 hours after the event.

    As the community celebrates th e 2020 graduates of Dorchester School District Two, local radio station The Bridge, 105.5, is partnering with our high schools to air a daylong celebration for each school’s graduates the week of June 1st. The programs are scheduled as follows:

    • Summerville High School, Wednesday, June 3rd
    • Fort Dorchester High School, Thursday, June 4th
    • Ashley Ridge High School, Friday, June 5th

    The station will feature graduation addresses by the Principal and class Valedictorian along with highlights of the accomplishments of the 2020 graduates throughout each day.  The programs will also be shared online.  Tune-in to join the celebration of the Class of 2020! 

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  • Public Hearing Today on the Proposed 2020-2021 District Operating Budget

    Posted by Jennifer Passmore on 5/26/2020

    Dorchester School District Two will hold a public hearing on the proposed 2020-2021 district operating budget today, May 26, 2020. The 5:00 p.m. meeting will be held in the Adult Learning Center Conference Room, 1325-A Boone Hill Road. In the interest of public health and safety, members of the public and the media may access this meeting virtually by dialing +1 843-405-0167 Conference ID: 186 054 716#

    There will be a presentation of the proposed 2021 district-operating budget that is based on the revenue and expenditure levels of the 2020 budget. At this time, the school district is following state guidelines to continue operating under the current budget, pending the adoption of the 2021 state budget by the South Carolina Legislature this fall. This presentation is posted on the district website under Departments, Business & Finance, Financial Statements & Reports, General Fund Budget/2019-2020.

    A scheduled school board meeting will follow the public budget hearing at 6:00 p.m. This meeting may also be accessed virtually by dialing +1 843-405-0167, Conference ID: 186 054 716#

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  • Meal Distribution Sites Closed on Monday, May 25th

    Posted by Jennifer Passmore on 5/24/2020

    As a reminder, Dorchester School District Two’s eight meal distribution sites will be closed on Monday, May 25, 2020 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.

    Food service will resume at the eight school sites on Tuesday, May 26, 2020, following the regular schedule of 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

    • Alston-Bailey Elementary School, 820 West 5th North St., Summerville
    • Fort Dorchester High School, 8500 Patriot Blvd., N. Charleston
    • Flowertown Elementary School, 20 King Charles Circle, Summerville
    • Oakbrook Elementary School, 306 Old Fort Drive, Ladson
    • Spann Elementary School, 901 John McKissick Way, Summerville
    • Summerville High School, 1101 Boone Hill Road, Summerville
    • William M. Reeves, Jr. Elementary School, 1003 DuBose School Road, Summerville
    • Windsor Hill Arts Infused Elementary School, 8600 William Moultrie Dr., N. Charleston

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