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BATTERY CREEK HIGH

• Hargray’s Battery Creek High Basketball Classic will be held November 29-30 at the school gym. Admission is $8 per day, or $12 for a two-day pass. The tip off time is 3 p.m. Participating boys teams include Battery Creek High, Cane Bay High, Groves High and Whale Branch Early College High School. Girls teams participating were Battery Creek High,

Lady’s Island Elementary School recently held its first sport stacking meet of the season.  First-place age group winners included Joab Stephens, Elizabeth Santos, Arthur Singleton, Antwan Simmons, and Tray’Von Day (pictured above, at left). Tray’Von was presented the All Around Champion medal by Anna Smith, former LIES stacker and current female world record holder. Anna is hoping to compete in the 2014 World Championships in South Korea. Anyone wishing to help sponsor her trip can contact her at afs06261998@gmail.com.
Lady’s Island Elementary School recently held its first sport stacking meet of the season. First-place age group winners included Joab Stephens, Elizabeth Santos, Arthur Singleton, Antwan Simmons, and Tray’Von Day (pictured above, at left). Tray’Von was presented the All Around Champion medal by Anna Smith, former LIES stacker and current female world record holder. Anna is hoping to compete in the 2014 World Championships in South Korea. Anyone wishing to help sponsor her trip can contact her at afs06261998@gmail.com.

Groves High, Wade Hampton High and Whale Branch Early College High School.

BEAUFORT ACADEMY

• Monday, December 2: All-school Coat Drive begins. The sixth grade is organizing the Coat Drive, which will run from December 2 to 20, in conjunction with the Furniture Warehouse’s 23rd Annual Coat Drive.

Marine Biology students at Beaufort Academy have been taking part in dissection. Above: Tucker Trask, Reyn Robinson, Jack Dailey and William Gallant dissect a shark.
Marine Biology students at Beaufort Academy have been taking part in dissection. Above: Tucker Trask, Reyn Robinson, Jack Dailey and William Gallant dissect a shark.

• Monday, December 2: Parents’ Association Meeting, 6 p.m.

• Tuesday, December 3: Eagles Eat Out at Dockside on Lady’s Island.  From 6 to 9 p.m. a percentage of proceeds will be donated to BA.

 

BEAUFORT HIGH

• Don’t miss the Beaufort High VOICES Winter Concert on Wednesday, Dec. 4, and Thursday, Dec. 5. Showtime is 7 p.m. at the Arts Center at BHS, and admission is $7.  If you bring a canned food item for “Help of Beaufort,” the ticket price is just $5. The show features traditional Christmas music, along with a wide variety of other seasonal favorites, performed by the renowned BHS Voices group, as well as a special women’s chorus, a Christmas Quartet and the debut of an advanced acapella group.

 

Bridget Baggerly and Casey Kahn prepare to dissect a shark at Beaufort Academy.
Bridget Baggerly and Casey Kahn prepare to dissect a shark at Beaufort Academy.

LADY’S ISLAND ELEMENTARY

• Lady’s Island Elementary School celebrated its 50th birthday recently. Students and staff dressed throughout the decades to celebrate the event.  All students had a piece of birthday cake with their lunch. Community members were invited to help celebrate. Many were former staff or students. They were treated to a patriotic songs from the LIES Osprey Ovation. It was a fun day for everyone.

• MSgt. Terry Rawlins, Retired Air Force JROTC Instructor at Beaufort High, was asked to speak on patriotism and a love for our country.  Following  the presentation of  the American flag by the BHS Color Guard Cadets, the audience joined in singing our National Anthem and favorite American songs. Other highlights of the Patriotic Assembly were special musical medleys by the Osprey Ovation Vocal Ensemble and historical narration about American symbols.

The whole school program ended with an emotional song and power point presentation from Mrs. Dangerfield’s kindergarten students called “Thank You, Soldiers.”

Whale Branch Early College High School’s pageant was held Saturday, Nov. 16. Please congratulate the Whale Branch Royalty: Freshman Princesses, Shayla Kitts and Jessica Conn; Miss Freshman, N’kia Alston; Miss Sophomore, Christian Owens; Jr. Miss Whale Branch, Ambriance Lamar; Mr. Sophomore, Damon Hazel; Mr. Senior, Maurice Smith; Mr. Whale Branch, Johnnie Fields; Miss Junior, Cheleen Doe; Miss Whale Branch, Emanie McGhee. Mrs. Vaught thanked those who participated, with a special note to Ms. Hamilton, Ms. Drury, Mr. Drury, Ms. Brown, Mr. Vaught and Mrs. Drake.
Whale Branch Early College High School’s pageant was held Saturday, Nov. 16. Please congratulate the Whale Branch Royalty: Freshman Princesses, Shayla Kitts and Jessica Conn; Miss Freshman, N’kia Alston; Miss Sophomore, Christian Owens; Jr. Miss Whale Branch, Ambriance Lamar; Mr. Sophomore, Damon Hazel; Mr. Senior, Maurice Smith; Mr. Whale Branch, Johnnie Fields; Miss Junior, Cheleen Doe; Miss Whale Branch, Emanie McGhee. Mrs. Vaught thanked those who participated, with a special note to Ms. Hamilton, Ms. Drury, Mr. Drury, Ms. Brown, Mr. Vaught and Mrs. Drake.
Titus Wilson, an elementary student at E.C. Montessori and Grade School, prepares rolls from scratch for the Thanksgiving Celebration held at the school on Lady’s Island on Friday, Nov. 22.
Titus Wilson, an elementary student at E.C. Montessori and Grade School, prepares rolls from scratch for the Thanksgiving Celebration held at the school on Lady’s Island on Friday, Nov. 22.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aspiring Bridges Prep School star, Alona Singleton, performed in the musical “Flat Stanley” at USCB last Friday, Nov. 15. Alona and her mom visited her second grade class to invite the students.
Aspiring Bridges Prep School star, Alona Singleton, performed in the musical “Flat Stanley” at USCB last Friday, Nov. 15. Alona and her mom visited her second grade class to invite the students.
Bridges Prep second grade students are exploring magnets. Last week, they learned all about magnetism. This week, students are applying what they learned, experimenting with magnets in activities such as “How many paper clips can be held by different types of magnets?”
Bridges Prep second grade students are exploring magnets. Last week, they learned all about magnetism. This week, students are applying what they learned, experimenting with magnets in activities such as “How many paper clips can be held by different types of magnets?”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Several Holy Trinity Classical Christian students earned PE Primi recognition for either being the most improved or an outstanding soccer player during the soccer unit. Buck Morris (Kindergarten), Bryar Twitty (1st Grade Hinson), Lilly Cooler (1st Grade Booman), Graison Luby (2nd Grade), Samuel Siler (4th Grade), and Lydia Mahan (6th Grade) were outstanding soccer players for the soccer unit. Corabet Miller (3rd Grade) and Christopher Newnham (5th Grade) were the most improved.
Several Holy Trinity Classical Christian students earned PE Primi recognition for either being the most improved or an outstanding soccer player during the soccer unit. Buck Morris (Kindergarten), Bryar Twitty (1st Grade Hinson), Lilly Cooler (1st Grade Booman), Graison Luby (2nd Grade), Samuel Siler (4th Grade), and Lydia Mahan (6th Grade) were outstanding soccer players for the soccer unit. Corabet Miller (3rd Grade) and Christopher Newnham (5th Grade) were the most improved.

 

German painter Caspar David Friedrich was famous for painting ruggedly beautiful landscapes which often include a hidden message. Friedrich’s Chalk Cliffs on Rügen features trees that form the shape a heart, suggesting that it was painted for his wife in commemoration of their honeymoon on the island of Rügen. Students painted their own beautiful, Friedrichian landscapes. Sixth graders Alex Grabenbauer and Caroline O’Neal display their artistry.
German painter Caspar David Friedrich was famous for painting ruggedly beautiful landscapes which often include a hidden message. Friedrich’s Chalk Cliffs on Rügen features trees that form the shape a heart, suggesting that it was painted for his wife in commemoration of their honeymoon on the island of Rügen. Students painted their own beautiful, Friedrichian landscapes. Sixth graders Alex Grabenbauer and Caroline O’Neal display their artistry.