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BATTERY CREEK HIGH 

• The Battery Creek High School SADD Club (Students Against Destructive Decisions Club) is collecting boxes of tissues for classrooms for the upcoming school year. Boxes may be left off in the front office with Mrs. Grooms, Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. All boxes are needed by August 4. Call 322-5582 for more information.

• New Student Orientation at Battery Creek High School will be August 14, 6 p.m. at McVey Performing Arts Center. Parents/guardians and students should plan to visit the teachers in their classrooms following the orientation presentation at 6 p.m.

• BCHS students should report on the dates listed below to receive their final schedules, get their locker assignments, and have their picture taken (not seniors). Seniors: August 11, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Juniors: August 12, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sophomores: August 13, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Freshmen: August 14, 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Only for freshman who did not attend August 8 orientation. Freshmen are strongly encouraged to attend Freshman/New Student Open House on Aug. 14 at 6 p.m.

BEAUFORT ACADEMY

•   BA summer hours, office will be open, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Members of the Beaufort Branch of the American Association of University Women are pictured with Pre-K students at Shanklin Elementary School. The women initiated ‘Books for Birthdays’  four years ago in the public schools of both Beaufort and Jasper counties. Each month, volunteers go into the classrooms, read books and donate a book to each child to take home. Children having a birthday that month are given a special book and all celebrate with cupcakes and juice also donated by the AAUW. Pictured are teachers Ms. Wright and Ms. Willingham, AAUW members Lynn Lantz,  Barbara Mattingly and Veronica Miller.
Members of the Beaufort Branch of the American Association of University Women are pictured with Pre-K students at Shanklin Elementary School. The women initiated ‘Books for Birthdays’ four years ago in the public schools of both Beaufort and Jasper counties. Each month, volunteers go into the classrooms, read books and donate a book to each child to take home. Children having a birthday that month are given a special book and all celebrate with cupcakes and juice also donated by the AAUW. Pictured are teachers Ms. Wright and Ms. Willingham, AAUW members Lynn Lantz, Barbara Mattingly and Veronica Miller.

• Fall Sports pre-season practices have begun.  Contact the coach (available on the BA website) or the front office at 843-524-3393 for more information.

• Sign up today!  Beaufort Academy is hosting Boys Basketball camps the week of July 21 for boys in grades 3-8. Camps are open to the community.  Contact 843-524-3393 or www.beaufortacademy.org for more information.

The second week of Beaufort Academy’s summer camp for ages 3-6 was filled with little scientists. Pictured is one of the many experiments the students took part in during this weeklong camp, titled Super Science Camp.
The second week of Beaufort Academy’s summer camp for ages 3-6 was filled with little scientists. Pictured is one of the many experiments the students took part in during this weeklong camp, titled Super Science Camp.

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