Gazette Class Notes for July 11

July 11, 2011 


  • The University of South Carolina's University Test Prep program and University of South Carolina Beaufort are teaming up to offer a SAT/ACT test prep program at the Hilton Head Gateway Campus in Bluffton. The course will be offered from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. today through Thursday and Aug. 1-4. The program is intended to help rising ninth- through 12th-graders. Lunch, course materials (including the Official SAT and ACT textbooks), workbooks and interactive online comprehensive review sessions in September will be provided. Registration is required. Details: 803-777-9444,,


  • Leaders from the SADD Club (Students Against Destructive Decisions) attended the club's national conference June 26-29 in Chicago. The students learned ways to educate peers and promote positive decision-making. The BCHS club was the only one from South Carolina to attend the conference.

  • The SADD Club is collecting boxes of tissues for the upcoming start of school. Donations may be left in the front office with Mrs. Grooms through Aug. 6. SADD cookbooks are also available for $10 in the office.

  • Senior portraits for the class of 2012 will be taken 10 a.m.-6 p.m. today and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday at Robert Smalls Middle School. Sitting fee is $30; make checks payable to Lifetouch. Appointment cards will be mailed to students. If a senior did not receive an appointment time, contact Mrs. Grooms at 843-322-5580.

  • Members of the class of 2011 can order a graduation video for $25. To order, call 843-522-2000. Details: Mrs. Grooms, 843-322-5580

  • Sports physicals will be from 9-11 a.m. July 30 in the Health Room of Robert Smalls Middle School. Cost is $10 cash. Forms are available in the front office.


  • The Beaufort High School Class of 1991 will hold its 20th reunion July 29 and 30 in Beaufort. It includes a meet and greet, family cookout and "White Affair Social." The cost is $75 for singles and $115 for couples and families. Money orders or cashier's checks should be made payable to Beaufort High School Class of 1991 Reunion and sent to: P.O. Box 1991, Beaufort, SC 29901. Volunteers are needed for reunion committees. Details:; Tomeka Mitchell-Watson, 843-838-4643; Tarsha Smith, 843-263-1260

  • The Battery Creek and Beaufort high schools Class of 1981 will hold a combined 30-year reunion Sept. 1-4. Events include a meet-and-greet, tailgate party, family fun day and a formal event with dinner and dancing. Details: 843-252-9419, 843-521-0621

  • The Beaufort High School Class of 1958 Tidal Wave Breakfast Club meetings are at 9 a.m. on the first Saturday of each month at Golden Corral, 122 Robert Smalls Parkway. Details: 843-525-1822, 843-524-8903

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