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Beaufort High junior Mya Belden recently received scholarship funds from the American Association of French Teachers. She was selected based on her outstanding score in the National French Contest in March. She made the second highest score in the country and scored first in the state of South Carolina in her category. This year, Mya is serving as President of Beaufort High’s French Honor Society. She is pictured here receiving the scholarship check from Jennifer Woods, her International Studies “Head of School.”

BATTERY CREEK HIGH

• The Battery Creek High School Athletics Department will celebrate Senior Parents’ Night and BC Alumni Night on Friday, October 17 at the football game vs. North Charleston. The senior parents of the cheer team and football team will be honored at halftime. Senior parents of these two teams will be admitted free of charge. BC alumni are also encouraged to attend and tailgate before the game. All BC Alumni  are encouraged to contact Coach Drafts for special group discounts. The discounts will be for pre-sale tickets only and will not be available at the game.  Coach Drafts contact info is: 843-322-5574 or john.drafts@beaufort.k12k.sc.us.

• Battery Creek students showed their Dolphin pride in a big way at the first quarter blood drive held by the Interact Club on September, 26. Over 37 donors contributed a total of 31 units for The Blood Alliance and exceeded our goal. These heroes’ donations will save nearly 100 lives in our Lowcountry community. The second quarter blood drive is scheduled for December 10.

BEAUFORT ACADEMY

• Friday, Oct. 10: Half day for all students, 11:30 a.m. dismissal.

• Monday, Oct. 13: No school in observance of Columbus Day.

• Wednesday, Oct. 15: The PSAT will be administered to all 8th, 10th and 11th grade students at BA beginning at 8 a.m. in the gym.

• Save the Date!  Saturday, Oct. 18: The Golden Gala, an event celebrating BA’s 50th school with tales from BA past, present, and future as told by storytellers from the BA family.  Speakers include duos Robert Trask and Ricky Akers, Sydney Meeks Fowler and Ginny Meeks Shuman, and Bill Dalton and Colin Crumpton. See the BA website for more information or to purchase tickets.

BEAUFORT HIGH

• Congratulations to Beaufort High’s April Brooks and students in her Financial Math classes, who took the W!SE Financial Literacy Certification assessment. Of the 67 students tested, 91% passed with an average score of 81%, qualifying BHS as a Blue Star School. The official recognition for this honor will be at the MoneyPOWER Conference in November in NYC. Only two schools in the state were honored for this accomplishment.

Beaufort High junior Mya Belden recently received scholarship funds from the American Association of French Teachers.  She was selected based on her outstanding score in the National French Contest in March.  She made the second highest score in the country and scored first in the state of South Carolina in her category. This year, Mya is serving as President of Beaufort High’s French Honor Society.  She is pictured here receiving the scholarship check from Jennifer Woods, her International Studies “Head of School.”
Beaufort High junior Mya Belden recently received scholarship funds from the American Association of French Teachers. She was selected based on her outstanding score in the National French Contest in March. She made the second highest score in the country and scored first in the state of South Carolina in her category. This year, Mya is serving as President of Beaufort High’s French Honor Society. She is pictured here receiving the scholarship check from Jennifer Woods, her International Studies “Head of School.”

 

125 Riverview students participated in the “Active Gamecocks Challenge” and were given an opportunity to track their after school physical activities for two weeks with a goal of an average of 30 minutes per day. Participating students earned tickets to a selected volleyball and men’s and women’s soccer game at USC in Columbia. Thanks to Coach Van Horn and Coach Strebe for organizing this awesome activity.
125 Riverview students participated in the “Active Gamecocks Challenge” and were given an opportunity to track their after school physical activities for two weeks with a goal of an average of 30 minutes per day. Participating students earned tickets to a selected volleyball and men’s and women’s soccer game at USC in Columbia. Thanks to Coach Van Horn and Coach Strebe for organizing this awesome activity.

 

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