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BATTERY CREEK HIGH

Congratulations to the following students who have been accepted for induction into the Rosalie F. Pazant Chapter of the National Honor Society at Battery Creek High School.  While over 60 juniors and seniors were invited, these 30 exemplary students persevered through the application process to join our best and brightest. We are very proud of their achievement: Dominique Allen, Ericka Alston, Kassidy Block, Katelynn Brock, Nakiya Byas, Raven Chapman, Jeffrey Darden, Morgan Doray, Kierra Grayson, Mark Hetrick, Danielle Heyward, Shelly Houge, Sarah Kardohely, Krystyn Kibler, Ian Klauck, Johnathan Knuth, Allison Kopanski,

Jayde Little, Tyshanna Major, Jasmine Middleton, LaSchirrae Morrall,  Tinea Morris, Quamecha Morrison, Michael Reyes,

Birucke Sharew, Vanessa Stanley, Xavier Topp, Jessica Wells, Chelsea Witter, Bianca Zaragoza.

 

BEAUFORT ACADEMY

• Thursday, Oct. 3: There will be a rep from Savannah College of Art & Design on campus, 2:45 p.m.

 Beaufort Academy third grader Jack McDougall turned his birthday party into a canned food drive for HELP of Beaufort.  Jack asked his friends to bring canned food to his birthday party instead of gifts, and then spent all the birthday money he received on more canned food.
Beaufort Academy third grader Jack McDougall turned his birthday party into a canned food drive for HELP of Beaufort. Jack asked his friends to bring canned food to his birthday party instead of gifts, and then spent all the birthday money he received on more canned food.

• Thursday, Oct. 3: Parent/teacher conferences begin at 3:15, please contact your child’s teacher to schedule a conference time.

• Friday, Oct. 4: Half day for all students, 11:30 a.m. dismissal.

• Wednesday, Oct. 9: School picture re-take day.

• Thursday, Oct. 10: Tennis team senior night.

 

BRIDGES PREP

On Wednesday September 25,, Bridges Prep second grade classes explored and discovered their local community by taking the downtown Buggy Tours. Students are learning about how our community changes over time, so the history and folklore lessons that are part of the tours were instrumental. Students will also be reviewing mapping skills, and looking at downtown from a carriage made that lesson come to life. The coastal region is abundant with natural wildlife and resources that we are excited to explore in our future STEM-infused

Bridges Prep students take a carriage ride to learn about history.
Bridges Prep students take a carriage ride to learn about history.

field trips.

 

E.C. MONTESSORI

E.C. Montessori will be having a garage gale and Book Fair on Saturday, October 5 from 7:30 a.m. to noon. Proceeds will benefit the school’s annual fund which provides scholarships for students. There will be learning materials, furniture, and other items donated by the school families. Drop by

15 Celadon Drive on Sams Point Road, Lady’s Island for some good buys.

LADY’S ISLAND ELEMENTARY

• October 10: Author Kevin Kurtz visit

• October 10: Math Curriculum Night- “Rainbow Fish” performed by first graders (6 to 7:30 p.m.) Under the Big Top. Games, doorprizes, face painting, popcorn and a surprise special guest.

Alyssa Hines, 4th grade student at Lady’s Island Elementary is completing a makeover for one of the bulletin boards that was painted 21 years ago. The colors needed updating and will be looking great in a few weeks. Alyssa has been staying after school one day a week working on the project.
Alyssa Hines, 4th grade student at Lady’s Island Elementary is completing a makeover for one of the bulletin boards that was painted 21 years ago. The colors needed updating and will be looking great in a few weeks. Alyssa has been staying after school one day a week working on the project.

MISCELLANEOUS

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Parents of Special Needs Students, please join us for a parent workshop, Is Your Child a Target of Bullying? Topics of discussion include types of bullying, recognizing bullying, laws that protect you, and Questions To Ask Your Child. The workshop will be held October 10, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Robert Smalls Middle School, Room J-1. All participants will be provided a two-hour certificate of attendance. Call to register  1-800-759-4776 or 803-772-5688.

ST. PETER’S CATHOLIC SCHOOL

All are welcome at St. Peter’s Catholic Church Annual Fall Bazaar. This year’s bazaar will take place Saturday, October 5 at the church campus. Booths will include, baked good, used furniture, white elephant items and a children’s corner. St. Peter’s Church is located at 70 Sea Island Parkway on Lady’s Island.

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Lady’s Island Middle School students attended a Bullying Summit in Columbia on September 24. Back row: Hailey Boltin, Spencer Carter. Front row: Sam Derrick, Essence Champion, Tre’mian Singleton and Nicole Marsh.
Lady’s Island Middle School students attended a Bullying Summit in Columbia on September 24. Back row: Hailey Boltin, Spencer Carter. Front row: Sam Derrick, Essence Champion, Tre’mian Singleton and Nicole Marsh.
Mr. and Mrs. Harris from Spring Island Conservation brought amphibians to the Beaufort Academy PreK/Kindergarten building last Monday. The students learned and observed a baby alligator, turtle, salamander and other local amphibians. Above, PreK-3 students Kate Rhodes and Ava Richards meet a baby alligator.
Mr. and Mrs. Harris from Spring Island Conservation brought amphibians to the Beaufort Academy PreK/Kindergarten building last Monday. The students learned and observed a baby alligator, turtle, salamander and other local amphibians. Above, PreK-3 students Kate Rhodes and Ava Richards meet a baby alligator.