Dr. Tim Newman will be the new superintendent of the Darlington County School District. The Darlington County Board of Education voted tonight to extend an offer to Newman, who accepted via conference call. Newman is currently the superintendent of Orangeburg Consolidated School District 4.
Thursday night, the Francis Marion Board of Trustees unanimously approved three resolutions, two of which they hope will help combat the K-12 teacher shortage across the region, state and country.
The final two candidates for Darlington County School District Superintendent visited the district Monday, spending time talking with local media, community members and district personnel. Like the two candidates who visited before them, Dr. Tim Newman and Dr. Chandar Anderson discussed topics such as what they could bring to the district and what attracted them to the position.
On Feb. 22 and 23, Thornwell School for the Arts presented the Wizard of Oz at the Center Theater in Hartsville. The cast presented the play to parents and friends as well as DCSD peers during special daytime performances. The play featured favorites such as ‘Somewhere Over the Rainbow’ and ‘If I Only Had the Nerve.’