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BEAUFORT ACADEMY

• Thursday, March 27: BA Science Expo Open House, 5-6 p.m. Open to the community.

• Friday, March 28: Field trip for Pre K-3, PreK-4 and Kinder students to the Petting Zoo.

Beaufort Academy junior McKenzie Blake is spending the year studying abroad in Sweden, sponsored by Rotary Club of Hampton County. The BA students enjoyed seeing Screech the Eagle, BA’s mascot, flying over Sweden!
Beaufort Academy junior McKenzie Blake is spending the year studying abroad in Sweden, sponsored by Rotary Club of Hampton County. The BA students enjoyed seeing Screech the Eagle, BA’s mascot, flying over Sweden!

• Tuesday, April 1: SCISA LS and MS Chess Tournament

• Tuesday, April 1: Eagles’ Eat Out at Plums. Eat at Plums (downtown Beaufort) between 6-9 p.m. and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to BA.

• Wednesday, April 2: Field trip to Fort Sumter and H.L. Hunley Confederate Submarine for 3rd & 4th graders.

• Save the Date, Friday, April 4: Father-Daughter Dance for PreK-3  through sixth grade.

COOSA ELEMENTARY

Camp Invention is coming back! In partnership with the National Inventors Hall of Fame, Coosa Elementary School is pleased to offer the nationally-acclaimed Camp Invention program to children entering grades one through six. It’s an exciting, weeklong summer adventure in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) that’s all about big ideas. Children will work together to seek innovative solutions to real-world problems and sharpen critical 21st century learning skills as they rotate through four modules that reinvent summer fun. This unforgettable week begins on July 7, when Karyn Levesque will direct the Camp Invention MORPHED!™ program at Coosa Elementary. Register on or before March 28 to receive $25 off the base price. Every registration includes a complimentary Camp Invention T-shirt. Availability is limited, so visit www.campinvention.org or call 800.968.4332 to reserve your child’s spot today.

MISCELLANEOUS

• Parents of Special Needs Students: Attend a parent workshop, Transitioning Out of Special Education. This workshop is designed for parents of students leaving high school and have questions of what their Special Needs child will do next. Topics of discussion include definition of transition services, how families can get involved, and vocational assessment. The workshop will be Thursday, April 10, 2014, at Robert Smalls Middle School, Room J-1, from 6 to 8 p.m. Sponsored by Beaufort County School Parent/Community REACH Center and presented by Parents Reaching Out to Parents of South Carolina (PRO-Parents). This is a free workshop. All participants will receive a two hour certificate of attendance. Call to register: 1-800-759-4776 or 803-772-5688.

ST. PETER’S CATHOLIC SCHOOL

• During the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, St. Peter Catholic School second grade students participated in Academic Olympics, vying for bronze, silver, and gold medals in a variety of subjects including Social Studies, Math, and Science. The activities were completed in addition to their daily school work, and at the conclusion of the competition, one gold, two silver, one bronze and four merit ribbons were awarded to the participating students. Way to go!

• Wednesday, April 9 take a night off from dinner duty and join St. Peter Catholic School at Chick-Fil-A for a school spirit night. That evening, between 5-7 p.m., a portion of sales will go back to the school.

TCL

• The Technical College of the Lowcountry is now accepting applications for fall entry into its health sciences programs that include massage therapy, nursing, physical therapist assistant, radiologic technology and surgical technology. Applications are due April 15. Call 843-525-8267 or visit www.tcl.edu/health to learn more.

Recently, the Beaufort High Band members traveled to West Ashley High School for the annual State Concert Festival.  High school bands from all over the state were in attendance. School bands performed, and then were judged on the quality of different aspects of their performance. Beaufort High’s Band  received an overall excellent rating and did their school proud.
Recently, the Beaufort High Band members traveled to West Ashley High School for the annual State Concert Festival. High school bands from all over the state were in attendance. School bands performed, and then were judged on the quality of different aspects of their performance. Beaufort High’s Band received an overall excellent rating and did their school proud.