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Retired educator wins election to Chester County school board

A retired educator was elected to the Chester school board’s at-large seat in a special election Tuesday, defeating a local minister who had previously served on the board. Anne Holladay Collins was elected to the school board by almost a three-to-one margin over the Rev. Bill Stringfellow, according to unofficial results from 21 precincts and absentee ballots.

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Rock Hill schools table release-time religious study policy until fall

The Rock Hill school board decided to table a proposed policy on release-time religious study for middle school students after a long debate in which board members were deeply divided. The unanimous vote to table the policy came after chairman Jim Vining said he could not support the policy, which was up Monday for a final vote, without hearing input from middle School Improvement Councils, or SICs. SICs are volunteer panels of parents and school staff members that represent each school.

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Two seek election to Chester school board

A retired Chester educator and a local minister are seeking election to the Chester County school board’s at-large seat in a special election Tuesday. The Rev. Bill Stringfellow, who served one term in the seat, and longtime educator Anne Holladay Collins have filed to seek the seat held by board member Richard Hughes, who announced his resignation earlier this year for personal reasons.

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Westminster Catawba awards 28 diplomas

Westminster Catawba Christian School awarded diplomas to 28 graduates at commencement exercises Friday evening at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Rock Hill. The class valedictorian is Bailey Westbrook, daughter of Charlie and Susan Westbrook. She plans to attend Anderson University. The salutatorian is Noah Ezell, son of Terry and Belinda Ezell. He plans to attend College of Charleston.

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Rock Hill teachers, students talk about Belle's Garden at India Hook Elementary

Students and staff at India Hook Elementary School installed Belle's Garden on Wednesday in memory of Belle Mitchell, who died last year at age 7 after a five-year battle against a brain tumor. Her brother, 10-year-old Jack, was among the students who worked on the project.
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Rock Hill teachers, students talk about Belle's Garden at India Hook Elementary

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Northwestern staff, students talk about college signing day

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