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Nine Beaufort Academy students earn AP Scholar awards

From staff reports Nine students from Beaufort Academy earned the designation of AP Scholar by the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college-level Advanced Placement Program (AP) Exams. Students Ashton Bishop, Robert (Beau) Cooper, Matthew Coyle, Emma Dillinger, Alyssa Lewis, Emilie Claire Nason, Rachel Reineri, Chase Vaigneur, and Jack Carter Worrell… Keep Reading

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Riverview Charter proposes change to bylaws

From staff reports The Riverview Board of Directors is proposing a change to the school’s bylaws to refine its election processes, according to a Sept. 21 email sent out by Riverview Board of Directors Chair Reece Bertholf. The proposed changes are in sections 4.3 and 4.11 of the bylaws and, according to the email, are… Keep Reading

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3 area students honored as 2022 National Merit semifinalists

From staff reports Three area high school students have been announced as semifinalists in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program and will advance to the next level of competition. Among the roughly 200 South Carolina students selected as national semifinalists were Timothy Brown and Holland Perryman of Beaufort High School and Mary Chumney of Holy… Keep Reading

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American Legion honors local students

From staff reports In June, American Legion Beaufort Post 9 and Post 207 Auxiliary sponsored 10 young men and 10 young women, all local high school rising seniors, to South Carolina’s Palmetto Boys and Girls State encampments. Post 9 recently celebrated these future leaders at a ceremony where they received praise for their activities at… Keep Reading

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EDUCATION BRIEFS

BOE approves referendum project construction firm for Robert Smalls renovation In late August, the Beaufort County Board of Education approved an amendment that finalized an October 2020 deal with with Kansas City-based JE Dunn Construction to build a new Robert Smalls International Academy and demolish the existing facility for a guaranteed maximum price of nearly… Keep Reading

Longtim Battery Creek wrestling coach Nathan Day
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Battery Creek coaching legend Day dies

 By Mike McCombs  “Dad always said, ‘If you’re going to do something, be the best you can,’” Ryan Day said Sunday.  It’s unlikely anyone can argue Nathan Day didn’t live up to his own credo.  Nathan Day, the longtime and highly successful Battery Creek High School wrestling coach, died Friday, Aug. 27, after a battle… Keep Reading