School Notes for the week of Feb. 26th-March 4th


•  Friday, 2/27 – Internship Week for BA juniors and seniors ended.  All 11th and 12th graders at BA took art part in week-long internships both in our community and surrounding areas.  From hospitals, law offices, and therapy providers, to natural resource conservation, the arts, and so many more – our students got important real-world experience.

•  Wednesday, 3/4 – Community Blood Drive at BA!  Drop in’s welcome, or contact BA school nurse Gina Staley to schedule an appointment (843-524-3393 or gstaley@beaufortacademy.org)

•  Save the Date – Friday, March 20th, BA is holding Bring a Friend to BA Day!  Students interested in learning more about BA and spending the day on campus should contact BA admissions director MJ Simmons (843-524-3393 or mjsimmons@beaufortacademy.org)  Lunch is provided, so please rsvp!  (Most Beaufort County schools are closed on this day.)


• The 2015 Dance Festival was held last week at Beaufort High School. The festival included schools from all around Beaufort County. In addition, representatives from The Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities attended and provided instruction in ballet. They also were screening for potential dance/ballet candidates. Students had an opportunity to learn about many styles of dance including Hip-Hop, Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Modern and Yoga. Ms. Angela Bell was the teacher and choreographer for the Hip-Hop class. Marlon Beldon, a local student, has two years of dance experience under his belt and loves to perform. Because of his experience, he felt very comfortable and loved Ms. Bell’s Hip-Hop class. All the students had a great time and they really enjoyed getting to try a wide variety of dances. Eighth grader, Jazmine Rosario said “I loved doing the modern dance and it was a fun challenge to learn the new techniques.”

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