Gazette Class Notes for Oct. 10

classnotes@beaufortgazette.comOctober 10, 2011 

MISCELLANEOUS

EVENTS

  • There will be admission fair for 18 boarding schools from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday at The Westin Hilton Head Resort & Spa.

  • OTHER

  • Child Evangelism Fellowship is a nonprofit organization that works with local churches and public schools. The group seeks to expand our program in Beaufort, Jasper, Hampton and Colleton counties by starting more Good News Clubs for children in elementary school grades K-5. Details: Mary Jane Battista, 843-707-7498, maryjane@cef-sc.org

  • The National Museum of the Marine Corps is sponsoring a project to collect original art for wounded Marines. The museum will collect children's artwork through Dec. 10. The collection of original student works will be displayed in the Wounded Warrior wing of the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. Children are invited to draw, color or paint a picture on an 8<2009>1/2-by-11 inch piece of paper. The child's name, hometown and grade level must be on the back of the submission. All art should be mailed to: The Nationalum of the Marine Corps; Attn: Teacher in Residence; 18900 Jefferson Davis Highway, Triangle, Virginia 22172-1938

  • BATTERY CREEK HIGH SCHOOL

    EVENTS

  • Homecoming week is the week of Oct. 17.

  • The School Improvement Council meets Thursday in the media center. Details: bch.beaufort.k12.sc.us

  • The next PTSO meeting will be 6:30 p.m. Oct. 27. The monthly meetings are held either in the John J. McVey Performing Arts Center or the media center.

  • The first PTSO Variety/Talent Show for adults will be held Nov. 18. If you have a talent and would like to donate your time to this worthwhile event, contact Betty Shell at 843-846-6100 or Diane Grooms at 843-322-5580.

  • HELPING HANDS

  • The SADD Club of Battery Creek High School is collecting shoeboxes of all sizes for Operation Christmas Child. Shoeboxes can be dropped off in the front office with Mrs. Grooms.

  • OTHER

  • Students who are 18 should see Mrs. Grooms in the front office to register to vote.

  • The Band Boosters are currently holding a membership drive. The membership forms are available online and in the front office of the school. The membership fee is $5.

  • BEAUFORT ACADEMY

    EVENTS

  • Eighth-, 10th- and 11th-graders will take the Preliminary SAT at 8:05 a.m. Wednesday.

  • Orders for class rings are due Wednesday.

  • The school is hosting the Beaufort Regional Chamber Business After Hours from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday.

  • There will be a flu shot clinic for students, faculty and parents from 8-10:30 a.m. Thursday.

  • SGA logo designs are due Friday.

  • Second grade will take a field trip to the Beaufort Public Library on Friday.

  • PreK-3, preK-4 and kindergarten students will take a trip to the Lowcountry Produce pumpkin patch Friday.

  • Applications for the 2012 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards are due Nov. 1.

  • BEAUFORT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

    EVENTS

  • Career day will be from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Nov. 22. Speakers will speak to classes about various careers and tools needed for those careers.

  • Parent-teacher conferences are from 4-8 p.m. on Oct. 20 or 8 a.m.-noon Oct. 21. Contact your child's teacher to schedule a conference. Activities will be available for children as parents participate in the Oct. 20 conferences.

  • The school will host a Literacy Luau from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Families will visit booths that emphasize reading skills and learn more about how to help their child be a better reader.

  • HELPING HANDS

  • Beaufort Elementary needs volunteers to photograph and upload student art to the Artsonia, an online student art gallery. Anyone can view the school gallery online at: www.artsonia.com/schools/beaufort1. Contact: art teacher Rebecca Dollman, 843-322-2604 or rebecca.dollman@beaufort.k12.sc.us

  • BEAUFORT COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

    EVENTS

  • There will be a meeting with representatives of the federal Office of Civil Rights at 6 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Academy for Career Excellence off S.C. 170. Board members, SIC members, parents, and any interested citizens are invited. The SIC Training scheduled for that night has been moved to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 25 at Okatie Elementary School in the large media room.

  • OTHER

  • The district is now offering a text-messaging service for parents and students. The district will use the service to provide timely and relevant information for parents. Students will also receive instructional content, such as an SAT word of the day, through the service. To subscribe, text "subscribe" to 68453. Also, ensure that the school district has your cellphone number in the student infortmation database by contacting your school. Text message fees apply. Details: www.schoolmessenger.com/tm

  • BEAUFORT HIGH SCHOOL

    EVENTS

  • The School Improvement Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the media center. SIC meetings have been moved to the second Tuesday of each month so school board members can attend.

  • BEAUFORT MIDDLE SCHOOL

    EVENTS

  • The PSAT will be given from 8:15-11:30 a.m. Wednesday. The fee is $14. This is open to any eighth-grade student and is available on a first come, first served basis. Details: 843-322-5697

  • OTHER

  • As part of a multidisciplinary study connected to the River of Words, seventh-grade students at Beaufort Middle School visited three areas of Hunting Island -- the maritime forest, the beach and the boardwalk -- recently to gather information about the uniqueness of our ecosystem with a strong emphasis on the sounds of nature.

  • E.C. MONTESSORI SCHOOL

    EVENTS

  • The school is holding Chick-fil-A Spirit Nights from 5:30-7:30 p.m. every fourth Monday at the Boundary Street Chick-fil-A. The next one is Oct. 24. On Spirit Nights, 10 percent of all sales is donated to the school after the restaurant reaches $1,000 in sales.

  • There will be no school Oct. 21 for parent-teacher conferences.

  • OTHER

  • There is a catalog and online fundraising campaign through Friday called "Flower Power Fundraising." Plants and bulbs are on sale and will be delivered by mid-November, in time to plant this fall and enjoy spring and summer blooms.

  • JAMES J. DAVIS EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER

    EVENTS

  • Parent-teacher conferences will be held from 4-8 p.m. Oct. 20 and 8 a.m.-noon Oct. 21. Please contact your teacher to schedule a conference at your convenience.

  • ST. PETER CATHOLIC SCHOOL

    EVENTS

  • The school book fair is this week.

  • Eighth-graders will take the Preliminary SAT on Wednesday.

  • The Ben Franklin program will be at 1 p.m. Thursday.

  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA BEAUFORT

    EVENTS

  • The university is hosting a career fair from noon-4 p.m. Wednesday in Room 237 of the library at the Hilton Head Gateway campus. Students and alumni are welcome. Businesses interested in participated can contact Rachel Hoover, 843-208-8263. The fee is $25 and space is limited.

  • Prospective students can attend Fall Campus Day from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Hilton Head Gateway campus. Participants will tour the campus and learn about college life, degree programs, athletics and special events. Prospective students bringing an application and required documents will receive an admission decision the same day. Details: 843-208-8055, uscb.edu/campusday

  • WHALE BRANCH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

    EVENTS

  • Parent-teacher conferences will be held from 4-8 p.m. Oct. 20 and 8 a.m.-noon Oct. 21. Please contact your teacher to schedule a conference at your convenience.

  • REUNIONS/ALUMNI

  • 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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