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• Thursday, Jan. 5, home basketball game for Riverview’s Stingrays at Beaufort Middle School against Hilton Head Prep. Girls play at 6:15 p.m., boys 7:15 p.m.
• Friday, Jan. 6, Beaufort Academy: The 2011 Thomas H. Horton Jr. Scholarship recipient, Michael Bible, will present on his trip to Leysin, Switzerland, 12:15 p.m.

2012 Riverview Board of Directors
The following are the newly-elected members of Riverview Charter School’s Board of Directors for 2012: Sarah Block, Chris Canaday, Joseph Dunkle, Edward Foster, Michael Freeman, Stan Ganshow, Shelley Kolb, Christy Levitt, Courtney Smith and Evy Trask.

BA alumni team: Front row, from left: Kyle Cheung (’09), Chris Ernestine (’09), Walter Gay (’07), Bill Dalton (faculty), Evan Long (’06), Bennett Fultz (’11), Carl Harper (’87). Back: Chris Conefry (BA coach), Chris Huckabee (’11), Tom Savage (faculty), Andy Cheung (’06), Thor Rhodin (’04), Josh Wegmann (’07).

BA Alumni Basketball Game
Last week Beaufort Academy alumni played some basketball in an epic game. With nearly 120 fans in the stands, the alumni basketball players made it a close game with a final score of 61-67 in favor of the white team. The game was played in 10-minute quarters with a running clock and refereed by Framp Harper (’85) and B.A. coach Joe Matheny.

New Student Enrollment for Riverview Charter School
Applications for students in Kindergarten through eighth grade are now being accepted at Riverview Charter School. Applications will be accepted until 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 31. Applications received after Jan. 31 will be added to the wait list but those applicants will not be eligible to participate in any ensuing lotteries. You can find an application at the front office at Riverview, on the school’s website, at the Waddell Family YMCA in Port Royal, at the Boys & Girls Clubs in Beaufort and Bluffton, or at any branch of the Beaufort County Library System. There are three options for returning applications: 1) drop them off at Riverview’s front beginning Tuesday, Jan. 3, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday; 2) send via USPS mail to Riverview Charter School/ 302 Burroughs Avenue/ Beaufort, SC 29902 (must be received by 6 p.m. on Jan. 31); 3) fax to Riverview at 843-379-0133.
In addition, tours of the school are available at 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. on Wednesdays during the month of January, and an Open House will be held at Riverview on Thursday, Jan. 19, at 6 p.m. Once applications are received, Riverview will mail a postcard confirmation within three business days to the address on the application. If you do not receive a confirmation postcard by Monday, Jan. 30, please contact the front office at 843-379-0123. Contact school Director Alison Thomas at 843-379-0123, ext. 228 with any questions.

School briefs compiled by Tess Malijenovsky