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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

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JPII, St. Peter’s, TCL, USC Beaufort requiring masks

From staff reports While the Beaufort County School District has devoted the better part of three board meetings over the past two weeks debating whether or not to enact a mask mandate, the county’s Catholic schools, as well as the county’s two colleges, have moved forward with mask requirements. The county’s four Catholic schools —… Keep Reading

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BCSD announces 5 finalists for Teacher of the Year

From staff reports Five classroom teachers have been named as finalists for Beaufort County’s 2021-2022 District Teacher of the Year. The finalists are Oana Bejan, special education teacher at Hilton Head Island High School; Ann Buckley, special education teacher at Hilton Head Island Middle School; Christopher Crabb, dance teacher at Mossy Oaks Elementary School; Lynne… Keep Reading

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