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• Thursday, October 13, Flu Shot Clinic for current students, faculty and parents (3-years old and up) at Beaufort Academy, from 8-10:30 a.m.
• Thursday, October 13, Fall Classroom Open House and the Fall Plant and Flower Sale at Sea Island Presbyterian Day School.
• Friday, October 14, Family Movie Night at Beaufort Elementary School, 6-8 p.m. Bring your blankets. There will be pizza, popcorn and drinks (pizza $1 a slice, popcorn $.50 and drinks $.25). The Parent Action Committee sponsored this event.

Beaufort Elementary students and families participate in Walk to School Day last Wednesday, Oct. 5.

• Friday, October 14, Last day to sign up and participate in Beaufort Elementary’s Career Day. This year’s Career Day will be held on November 22 from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Call the school or email to sign up.
• Friday, October 14, Lots going on at Beaufort Academy! SGA logo designs are due. Second grade will take a trip to the Beaufort Public Library, and PreK-3, PreK-4, and Kindergarten students will take a trip to the Lowcountry Produce Pumpkin Patch. Also, BA will have a cup stacking demo for K – fourth graders beginning at 2 p.m.
• Saturday, October 15, Beaufort Academy will have its Upper School Quiz Bowl Tournament in Roebuck.
• Monday, October 17, St. Peter Catholic School hosts the SCISA middle school Math Meet.
• October 17-21, Mossy Oaks will have its parent conferences this week. Parents should receive information about scheduling appointments from their child’s teacher.
• Tuesday, October 18, Beaufort Academy Middle School Math Meet is in Orangeburg. Also, it’s the end of the BA Parents Association gift-wrap sales.
• October 18-20, HSAP testing at Battery Creek High School.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Meets in Beaufort
Grandparent Raising Grandchildren, a support group for grandparents and guardians raising children, will hosts its next meeting in Beaufort October 18 at 6 p.m. in the Beaufort Elementary School Parent Resource Center. Childcare will be provided.

Parent and Teacher Conferences
Parent/Teacher Conferences are just around the corner at Beaufort Elementary School. Don’t forget to schedule a conference with your child’s teacher for Oct. 20, 4 -8 p.m. and Oct. 21, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.

Beaufort High student attends political convention
Elise Marshall, a sophomore at Beaufort High School, was recently selected to be the paige and assistant to  the SC Delegation of Republican Women at the National Federation of  Republican Women’s convention in Kansas City.  She had the opportunity to meet and greet the Republican candidates speak before the convention.

School briefs are compiled by Tess Malijenovsky. To have your school events published, email schoolnews@beaufortislandnews.com.