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BEAUFORT ACADEMY

• Friday, March 29: No classes in observance of Good Friday.

Monday, April 1: Spring Break begins.  Classes will resume on Monday, April 8.

All Beaufort Academy science students in the middle and high schools took part in the BA Science Expo on Thursday, March 21.  During the Expo, students showcased projects going on in their classrooms in addition to special projects done in small teams. Pictured: Sophomore Xavier Westergaard and Senior Bryan Strawn demonstrate their homemade batteries, which they made using copper and iron electrodes.
All Beaufort Academy science students in the middle and high schools took part in the BA Science Expo on Thursday, March 21. During the Expo, students showcased projects going on in their classrooms in addition to special projects done in small teams. Pictured: Sophomore Xavier Westergaard and Senior Bryan Strawn demonstrate their homemade batteries, which they made using copper and iron electrodes.

E.C. MONTESSORI

• Good Friday, March 29 through April 5: Spring Break.

HOLY TRINITY CLASSICAL CHRISTIAN

• The Easter Holiday is March 29- April 5,

• Holy Trinity Classical Christian School (HTCCS) is now enrolling for the 2013-2014 academic school year in grades Pre-K (ages 2 +) through sixth grade. Applications can be found online at www.htccs.org or retrieved in person at the school. For more information on enrollment, to schedule a school tour or to inquire about tuition assistance, contact HTCCS at (843) 522-0660 or via email at htadmin@htccs.org.

LADY’S ISLAND MIDDLE

• Thursday, March 28: 4 p.m., Baseball/Softball at Basil Green

• Thursday, March 28: PBIS Celebration

• Thursday, March 28: Report Cards Go Home

• Thursday, March 28: Spring MAP Testing

• Friday, March 29: Good Friday, Building Closed

• Sunday, March 31: Happy Easter

• Monday, April 1 – Friday, April 5: Spring Break

RIVERVIEW CHARTER

• Friday, March 29: No School

• Monday, April 1 through Friday, April 5: Spring Break

Students from E. C. Montessori & Grade School visit the mud pit during their annual field trip to Barrier Island on Seabrook last week.  The Barrier Island Environmental Education Program has provided public and private school students in kindergarten through 12th grades a unique opportunity to learn about and experience nature in a way that is hands-on, memorable and a whole lot of fun.
Students from E. C. Montessori & Grade School visit the mud pit during their annual field trip to Barrier Island on Seabrook last week. The Barrier Island Environmental Education Program has provided public and private school students in kindergarten through 12th grades a unique opportunity to learn about and experience nature in a way that is hands-on, memorable and a whole lot of fun.

ST. PETER’S CATHOLIC

• March 28 through April 5: Spring Break.

• April 6: Affordable Pet Vaccination Clinic: Dr. Paul Barras will be offering a vaccination clinic located in our school library, 9-11 a.m.

TECHNICAL COLLEGE OF THE LOWCOUNTRY

• The Technical College of the Lowcountry Foundation is accepting scholarship applications through noon Tuesday, April 16 for the 2013 summer semester. Classes begin May 20.

During the academic year, the foundation will award more than $80,000 in tuition and book assistance to TCL students with demonstrated financial need. For more information on how to apply, visit www.tcl.edu/foundation or visit the TCL Foundation office, Building 12 on the Beaufort Campus. Contact 843-525-8294 or foundation@tcl.edu for details.

The TCL Foundation has awarded more than $1.7 million in scholarship funds since its founding in 1983. As our Community’s College, TCL strives to provide an affordable, accessible and quality education. Donations given by organizations and individuals make that a reality for hard-working, talented and deserving students.

Lady’s Island Elementary School kindergarten and first grade students had a surprise visitor last week.  Cocky, the beloved mascot from the University of South Carolina, came with students from USC. The students read to the children, and Cocky helped the children understand the importance of life-long reading. The students made a promise to read every day and each child received a book to take home, even the Clemson fans!
Lady’s Island Elementary School kindergarten and first grade students had a surprise visitor last week. Cocky, the beloved mascot from the University of South Carolina, came with students from USC. The students read to the children, and Cocky helped the children understand the importance of life-long reading. The students made a promise to read every day and each child received a book to take home, even the Clemson fans!

Other federal and state financial aid options are available through the TCL financial aid office. Additionally, most South Carolina residents qualify for S.C. Lottery Tuition Assistance, which is not based on need or income and can pay more than half of TCL tuition.

Students who apply for the TCL Foundation scholarships must fill out the FAFSA form, found online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. TCL’s federal code is 009910.

TCL offers degrees, diplomas and certificates in arts and sciences, transfer programs, business technologies, health sciences and industrial technologies.

For more information about TCL financial aid options, contact the financial aid department at 843.470.5961 or visit www.tcl.edu/financial-aid.

WHALE  BRANCH ELEMENTARY

• Cocky’s Reading Express visited Whale Branch Elementary on Friday, March 22. This is an award winning literacy outreach program that inspires children across South Carolina to become life-long readers and learners.  University of South Carolina students, along with Cocky, travel to elementary schools around the state to read aloud to students in Kindergarten and First Grade and to talk with them  about the importance of reading. After making a pledge to Cocky that they will read at home with their family, each student  was given a book of their own.  All of the students who participated had a fun time reading with Cocky and his USC friends.

• Thursday, March 28:  Report Cards go home.

• Friday, March 29 – April 8: Spring Break

• Monday, April 1 through Friday, April 5: Extended learning.

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