Back to School

  3 new schools open as school year begins in Charleston Co.

Students in Charleston County got up early on Wednesday for their first day of the 2019-2020 school year

Live 5 staffers share school photos

  Send us your back-to-school photos!

  BCSD works to fill teacher, bus driver vacancies before school year starts

  Bus driver shortage lingers days before new CCSD school year

  DD2 testing new bus routes, live tracking app

  Charleston Co. EMS asking public to help ‘stuff the ambulance’ with school supplies

Continued Coverage

CofC releases profile, fun facts about 2023 freshmen students

  Annual Sales Tax-Free Weekend runs through Sunday to help back-to-school shoppers

Lowcountry school districts release school calendars for 2019-2020 year

Students may need to register, provide proof of immunization before start of school

  Lowcountry non-profit collecting hygiene products for school kits

  City’s annual ‘Operation Move-Out’ helps departing college students, renters clear out for new tenants

  City of Charleston to hand out free school supplies at yearly First Day Festival

Charleston’s annual First Day Festival will help students prepare for a new school year with free school supplies, food giveaways and fun for the entire family.

  DD2 launches app that tracks school buses after complaints

Dorchester District Two is launching a new tool that will address issues the transportation department has had with their school buses.

  New technology helps Charleston area school track students’ online activities

Schools across the Carolinas are turning to a new way to monitor students’ actions online. It’s called Bark for Schools.

City of Charleston kicks off annual First Day festival school supply drive

The kids might not want to hear this, but school will be back before we know it!That’s why the City of Charleston’s annual school supply drive is officially underway.

  Grant will put free Internet in more than 300 Berkeley County homes with school-age children

  Colleton County School Board approves measures to upgrade security in schools