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BEAUFORT ACADEMY

• Thursday, Oct. 18: Eagles Eat Out!  Have dinner with your friends and family at Plums on Bay Street between 6-9 p.m., and 10% of proceeds will be donated to BA.

• Friday, Oct. 19: PreK & K students visit the Lowcountry Produce Pumpkin Patch, 9 a.m.

• Friday, Oct. 19: A representative from Roanoke College will be on campus, 3 p.m.

• Monday, Oct. 22: Red Ribbon Week begins.

• Tuesday, Oct. 23: Faculty/student volleyball game, 3:30 p.m.

• Wednesday, Oct. 24: A representative from Winthrop University will be on campus, 2:45 p.m.

• Wednesday, Oct. 24: A representative from Elon University will be on campus, 3:15 p.m.

• Save the Date – Thursday,  Oct. 25: Fall Festival from 3-5 p.m.

Beaufort County School District

• Two Beaufort County art teachers have been selected to receive Artsonia’s Annual Leadership Awards for a second

International Walk to School Day was a success at Beaufort Elementary School. The safety patrol helped adults and children safely walk to school along Bay Street.

consecutive year.  The annual recognition goes to only 10 teachers from each state. Bluffton Elementary School art teacher Karen Beltz and Coosa Elementary School art teacher Donna Sams received the recognition in 2011 and again in 2012.

Lady’s Island Middle

• As the weather begins to change and becomes cooler, students are reminded of the uniform policy concerning coats and jackets. Please remember only solid school colors may be worn inside the classroom. If a student wears a jacket/coat that is not school colors, the jacket/coat must be placed in the student’s locker until the end of the day. Hoodies may be worn only if they are school designated colors; 7th and 8th grade may wear white, blue and garnet and 5th and 6th graders may wear white, green and

black. All students may wear the LIMS Hoodies. Please no writing or pictures on the jacket/coat or it will be placed into the locker.

• Oct. 18: 8th Grade EXPLORE Test; 5 p.m. Football Playoff

• Oct. 19: 8th Grade EXPLORE Test

• Oct. 22: 8th Grade EXPLORE Test; Last Day of Quarter

• Oct. 23: 8th Grade EXPLORE Test; HSAP Fall ELA

• Oct. 24: 8th Grade EXPLORE Test; HSAP Fall ELA; 5 p.m. Football Championship

• Oct. 25: 8th Grade EXPLORE Test; 4-8 p.m. Parent Conference;

3:30-5:30 PBIS Gentlemen’s Club

October Fest; HSAP Fall Math

Riverview Charter

• Riverview Charter School has reached a settlement of a lawsuit brought against it by its former Director, Eleanore Bednarsh, and her husband, Gary Bednarsh. The Bednarshes filed a lawsuit in 2010 which was recently resolved following a court-mandated mediation.

• This year Riverview’s 456 students participated in the Read-a-thon during the month of September, and collectively the students read 407,073 minutes. Congratulations to the Middle School students who raised $4,283.25 towards the cost of their 8th grade trip to Costa Rica. Thank you to all of our “Mystery Readers”! The school welcomed more than 30 community members, parents and grandparents on September 28, each of whom shared a favorite book with our students.

• Each year, Riverview students participate in The Empty Bowls Project, an  international grassroots effort to raise money and awareness to fight hunger.

Again this year, as a part of their Empty Bowls Service-Learning Project, Riverview students have teamed up with Stop Hunger Now! and pledged to buy and package 30,000 meals to feed children in schools and orphanages in developing countries around the world. The cost, $8,500. In support of this project, at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, October 23, the school is holding an Empty Bowls dinner & Silent Auction. Everyone who joins will be treated to a small bowl of soup and homemade bread.

This evening will also serves as the student’s fall Portfolio Night. On Wednesday, October 24, help work in one of the many assembly lines,  packaging 30,000 meals in only four hours.

Whale Branch Early College High School

•  Whale Branch Early College High School’s Marine Corps JROTC unit was officially activated during ceremonies at the school earlier this year. A total of 118 students are currently enrolled in Whale Branch High’s JROTC program, which previously was a satellite unit affiliated with the Marine Corps JROTC program at Battery Creek High School.  This year’s enrollment is an increase from last year’s total of 90 students.

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