Wavelength Newsletter


Charleston County School District, in partnership with the Coaches 4 Character CHAMP Awards Program, has awarded 4 distinguished scholars the CHAMP Award in recognition of their strong character, community service and academic effort.  The awardees are as follows:


Griffin Schwartz



Griffin is a very driven and passionate person, and gives his whole heart when playing soccer, which he loves.  He has been in the Cubs Scouts since the 1st grade, and has earned the highest rank of Arrow of Light.  Through Boys Scout, he’s worked his way up to Eagle Scout.  He continues mentoring Scouts and is currently a Junior Assistant Scoutmaster for the Boys Scouts of America.


Giana Tiso



Giana is a true representation of the three R’s that support our mission statement:  Respectful, Responsible and Ready to Learn.  She is incredibly motivated, works with perseverance, is very proactive with keeping up with her work, and is always willing to help out her peers and teachers.  Giana aspires to work with animals, and is especially interested in working with therapy dogs.


Jackson Robertson



Jackson has a strong sense of community service through his involvement with Green Heart Project, Operation Christmas Child and Wreaths Across America.  He has reached Life ARank in Boy Scouts and hopes to reach Eagle Scout before he turns 16.  Jackson has held leadership roles in scouts and acts as a mentor for younger scouts.  He spends many weekends participating in conservation efforts across the community and has engaged in projects to protect our wetlands, like building nature trails and clearing invasive species.


Maurice Wine



Maurice is an all-around good kid!  He is responsible, inclusive with all students, and easy-going.  Many times, he has been witnessed stepping outside of his comfort zone to participate in class and help others.  Moe is authentic and genuinely concerned about the wellbeing of others.  He has participated in Boys with A Purpose from 5th-9th grade, and has held a part-time job since he was 15 while attending CCSMS.  His family is proud to be a part of his journey!

Chromebook Collection

Parents/Guardians of 9-11 grade scholars - all high school scholars should bring their Chromebook, charger, and Yondr pouch to school each day for use. These items will be collected during this week of STEMester and those not turned in will result in owed fees.

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The mission of the Charleston Charter School for Math and Science is to educate scholars for success in college and careers by providing an innovative learning environment that is academically excellent, developmentally responsive, and socially equitable.

Go Riptide!

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