Orangeburg County School District

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      OCSD Board Meeting

      • Orangeburg County School District Board Meeting • Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022
        Please click below to join the live-stream video.

        Click on the word "Agenda" to view/download.

      Press Conference - $190M Bond Referendum

      • PRESS CONFERENCE:

        Dr. Shawn Foster, Superintendent of Schools for OCSD, will respond to media questions about the $190 million bond referendum at 1:00pm today, Wednesday November 9, 2022.

      OCSD Awards Banquet

      • JOIN US NOVEMBER 2, 2022 AT 6:00 PM TO WATCH OUR AWARDS BANQUET LIVE

      OCSD Strategic Plan Overview

      Community Meetings

      • Community Input Meeting at Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School on April 28th at 6:30 pm. 
        Please click below to join the live-stream video.

      OCSD Magnet Academies

      • Orangeburg County School District
        Magnet Academies


        Explore our offerings now by clicking on the words "Magnet Academies." 

      Orangeburg Advanced College

      •  ORANGEBURG ADVANCED COLLEGE

      Let's Talk

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        We aim to be the best, and sincerely hope that your experience with Orangeburg County Schools is exceptional. Our teachers and staff go above and beyond to create a nurturing and positive environment for all children, families and community members. If you have a compliment to share, we'd love to hear from you! Additionally, if you have an issue or concern, or there's something that we're just not quite doing as well as you'd like, please take a moment to let us know. We want to hear from you, so please complete our Let's Talk Form and share. 

      Let Us Help

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        If you are a parent or community member and have a concern related to an Orangeburg County school, please begin by contacting the school principal.  If the issue cannot be resolved, your concern will be forwarded to the district director in the area your concern pertains. Should further assistance with resolving your concern be needed, our District Ombudsman is here to help! 

      Social Emotional and Mental Health Offerings

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        Our Student Services Department offers support on a wide range of issues impacting young people, as well as adults. We invite you to review our library of mental health and social emotional support topics. These video overviews represent the most widely requested counseling sessions that are available for students and staff. To receive these services, please contact our Social Services Coordinator Lakesha Hart at Lakesha.Hart@ocsdsc.org or (803) 516-6052.

        Student services motivational videos

      Announcements

      • OCSD SCHOOL SUPPLY LISTS

        Click on the image below to view/download flyer.
        school supply lists

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      • JOIN THE CIRCLE

        Subscribe to THE CIRCLE, a weekly, subscription-only, newsletter designed to engage, inform and contribute to community stakeholders’ awareness of happenings within our county’s public schools and district. Click on the words "Join THE CIRCLE" to subscribe. the circle image

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      • 2022-2023 ACADEMIC CALENDAR

        The new 2022-2023 Calendar is here! We hope that you will find the information informative and helpful.
        Should you wish to print our Academic Calendar, you can get the printable version by clicking the Calendar image below.
        22-23 calendar rv 10-11-22

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      • 4K ENROLLMENT NOW IS OPEN FOR 2022-2023

        Orangeburg County Public School District offers 4K to qualifying students as a Child Early Reading and Development Education Program (CERDEP) partner. To apply for 4K, you may pick up a registration packet at the Primary or Elementary School in your attendance zone, or download the application using the information on our 4K webpage

        Pre-k kindergarten registration

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      • SUPERINTENDENT FOSTER & CHIEF GIBBS ENCOURAGE STUDENTS 

        Students in many areas of the nation are facing disciplinary consequences from their involvement in the “Devious Licks” TikTok challenges. In an effort to acknowledge our awareness of the challenges while discouraging our students from participating in these acts, Superintendent Foster and Chief Gibbs from our Sheriff’s Office have created a short video for students. Please click on the video linked below. 

        Superintendent Foster & Chief Gibbs' Video

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      • COMMUNITY INPUT MEETINGS
        Feb. 15, 16, 22, 23, & 24, 2022
        community input meetings in February 2022
        Click on "Facilities Proposal" for current information.

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      • WHAT IS THE EMERGENCY BROADBAND BENEFIT PROGRAM? 

        The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program that provides a temporary discount on monthly broadband bills for qualifying low-income households. If your household is eligible, you can receive:
        * Up to a $50/month discount on your broadband service and associated equipment rentals.
        * Up to a $75/month discount if your household is on qualifying Tribal lands
        * A one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, tablet, or desktop computer (with a co-payment of more than $10 but less than $50)

        Click on the word "information" to see if you are eligible.
        Emergency Broadband

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      • EMPLOYEE REFERRAL BONUS PROGRAM

        OCSD is pleased to announce a bonus program for employees who refer a high-quality teacher for employment with our District. Further information is available to employees by clicking on the words "Employee Referral Bonus Program." Please note that this information is accessible only to employees by logging into our website using your network credentials of User Name (FirstName.LastName) and Password.

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      • RURAL DISTRICT UNDERGRADUATE LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM

        The SC Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention, and Advancement’s Undergraduate Loan Forgiveness Program is available to all classroom teachers in districts eligible to participate in the Rural Teacher Recruitment and Retention Initiative (RRI).  Orangeburg County School District is a 2020-21 participant in this initiative that gives classroom teachers the opportunity to apply for up to $5,000 to help pay down undergraduate loan balances.

        Click on the image below to be directed to more information.

        Teacher Loan Forgiveness

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      • LOOKING FOR WORK THAT MATTERS?

        Consider substitute teaching in Orangeburg County School District. You don’t need prior teaching experience­—just a desire to help students become the best versions of themselves. Click on "Kelly Education" for more information.

        Kelly Education

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      S.M.A.R.T.

      • S.M.A.R.T.

        S.M.A.R.T. is a partnership that puts much-needed remote access to medical care in the hands of each OCCSD family. Simply click the S.M.A.R.T. logo above, or click on the app, which appears on all district-issued devices, to be connected to a webpage of telehealth providers offering virtual health services to families.

      OCSD Facts

      • 32 Nurturing School Campuses
      • 10,000+ Students Enrolled
      • 1,800+ Highly Qualified Employees
      • 3 Career & Technology Centers
      • 3 Institutions of Higher Learning
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