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BATTERY CREEK HIGH

• The Annual Miss Battery Creek High School Pageant will be held on Saturday, September 27 at 6 p.m. in the John McVey Performing Arts Center. There will be four young ladies competing for the title of Miss Battery Creek High School: Elizabeth Ford, Jasmine Middleton, La’Schirrae Morrall and Tinea Morris. The contestants will be judged in six categories; personal interview, opening act, dress for success, talent, evening

Bridges Prep second graders learned the word EXPLORE by exploring and experimenting with melted crayons on the first week of school. Arts integration by Mrs. Sanders is always a great way to make vocabulary — the experience of it  — really stick.
Bridges Prep second graders learned the word EXPLORE by exploring and experimenting with melted crayons on the first week of school. Arts integration by Mrs. Sanders is always a great way to make vocabulary — the experience of it — really stick.

wear and question and answer. The school anticipates a night of elegance and excitement. Admission is $5.

• Battery Creek High School to hold Title 1 Open House on Monday, Sept. 22, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. This opportunity showcase academics, as well as other aspects of Dolphin Life. This will also serve as GEAR UP Kick-off night. Parents, guardians, students, and community members are invited.

Light refreshments will be served.

Call Diane Grooms at 322-5582 for more information.

BEAUFORT ACADEMY

• Monday, Sept. 22: The school-wide Local Happiness fundraiser continues, and will present a special

Ten Beaufort Academy seventh graders were named as Duke TIP Scholars. Scholars qualify by scoring at or above the 95th percentile on selected sections of designated standardized tests administered during the 6th or 5th grades. Pictured above, left to right, front row: Joseph Maraska, Lauren Bartlett, Maris Staley, Cady Wilson, Eliza Nix, John Dastous. Back row: William Tumlin, Cal Harvey, Nathaniel Keenan, Brian Rhatigan.
Ten Beaufort Academy seventh graders were named as Duke TIP Scholars. Scholars qualify by scoring at or above the 95th percentile on selected sections of designated standardized tests administered during the 6th or 5th grades. Pictured above, left to right, front row: Joseph Maraska, Lauren Bartlett, Maris Staley, Cady Wilson, Eliza Nix, John Dastous. Back row: William Tumlin, Cal Harvey, Nathaniel Keenan, Brian Rhatigan.

assembly in the afternoon with the Abby Elmore band.  See the website for additional details.

• Save the Date: Thursday, Sept. 25: Town Hall Meeting and Open House.

 

BEAUFORT HIGH

• The Beaufort High School Boys Basketball program will be hosting two skills clinics for boys in October for boys in Grades 4-8.  These clinics will be at the Beaufort High School gym from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, October 4, and Saturday October 18. The cost of each clinic is $25 but there are discounts for registering siblings or for registering for both clinics.  Anyone who registers between now and September 29 will receive a free Beaufort Basketball T-shirt. For more information, contact Coach Livesay at 843-322-2000 or nathan.livesay@beaufort.k12.sc.us.

SCHOOL DISTRICT

Nearly 80 colleges and universities will make sales pitches to Beaufort County public and private high school juniors and seniors Thursday, Sept. 18 at a college fair expected to draw more than 2,500 students to Bluffton High School. Schools advertising their programs to students will range from small private colleges to large public universities, from as near as the University of South Carolina Beaufort and the Technical College of the Lowcountry to Ohio State University, the University of Alabama and Rutgers University in New Jersey.  Students will visit booths manned by college and university representatives who will answer students’ questions about academic offerings, tuition costs and scholarship opportunities.