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School Notes

BATTERY CREEK HIGH

• Battery Creek High School will once again support the FWDG Coat Drive that runs until December 31.  New or gently used coats and jackets, as well as caps are needed for all ages, male and female.

• Toys for Tots: Sponsored by the MCJROTC and the SADD Club. Any new, unwrapped toy for ages 1 to 12 can be dropped off in the MCJROTC office or in Mrs. Grooms’ office by December 16.  Board games, school supplies, stuffed animals, and puzzles are good items. For more information, contact Lt. Col. Ganas at 322-5606 or Mrs. Grooms at 322-5580.

BEAUFORT ACADEMY

• During the month of December, BA will once again partner with FWDG (Furniture Warehouse Design Gallery) for the annual Coat Drive.  Donations are being collected at school until Dec. 19.

BEAUFORT HIGH

• As the temperature drops and thoughts turn to celebrations of the holidays,  Beaufort High School Voices has just the thing to set the mood.  Join us on December 11 and 12 at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center at Beaufort High for the annual Winter Concert.  This year’s winter concert will feature much loved favorites of the season as well as a performances from “Frozen” that are sure to warm the heart.  This family friendly concert features the talented young performers of the Concert Choir, Women’s Choir, and InnerVoices.  Tickets for this fun filled evening are $7 at the door or $5 with the donation of canned goods or an unwrapped toy to benefit local charities. For more information, contact Jordan Norris, Choir Director, at 843-322-2000, Jordan.norris@beaufort.k12.sc.us.

Lady’s Island Elementary School has the first Junior Beta Program in Beaufort County. On December 3, parents, students, and staff members at LIES gathered to honor 23 outstanding students. There were 15 fourth graders and 8 fifth graders who were inducted in Junior Beta Club, a nationwide organization for 4th through 5th grade students. Its purpose is “to promote the ideals of academic achievement, character, leadership and service among elementary school students.” To be a considered for Junior Beta Club a student must maintain an A or A-B average in all academics subjects and display good character. Fourth grade recipients were Kira Atwater, Lillian Carr, Derrick Coaxum, Shania Gilyard, Samantha Hefty, Savion Isom, Travis Johnson, Asia Kongkiat, Layla Love, John Lubkin, Mason Mingledorff, Kemani Nixon, Daniel Nobre, Dion Smith, and Corey Stevens. Fifth grade recipients were Hunter Ardoin, Bailey Herron, Regan Hill, Alyssa Hines, Nash Mills, Elisette Sinor, William Tate, and Sydney Zalatimo. Pictured above are Junior Beta Club members who were present, Assistant Principal Mrs. Smith; Sponsor and School Counselor Ms. Newton; and Mrs.DiOrio, co-sponsor and Gifted and Talented instructor.
Lady’s Island Elementary School has the first Junior Beta Program in Beaufort County. On December 3, parents, students, and staff members at LIES gathered to honor 23 outstanding students. There were 15 fourth graders and 8 fifth graders who were inducted in Junior Beta Club, a nationwide organization for 4th through 5th grade students. Its purpose is “to promote the ideals of academic achievement, character, leadership and service among elementary school students.” To be a considered for Junior Beta Club a student must maintain an A or A-B average in all academics subjects and display good character. Fourth grade recipients were Kira Atwater, Lillian Carr, Derrick Coaxum, Shania Gilyard, Samantha Hefty, Savion Isom, Travis Johnson, Asia Kongkiat, Layla Love, John Lubkin, Mason Mingledorff, Kemani Nixon, Daniel Nobre, Dion Smith, and Corey Stevens. Fifth grade recipients were Hunter Ardoin, Bailey Herron, Regan Hill, Alyssa Hines, Nash Mills, Elisette Sinor, William Tate, and Sydney Zalatimo. Pictured above are Junior Beta Club members who were present, Assistant Principal Mrs. Smith; Sponsor and School Counselor Ms. Newton; and Mrs.DiOrio, co-sponsor and Gifted and Talented instructor.
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