Gazette Class Notes for June 11

classnotes@beaufortgazette.comJune 11, 2012 

Landscape students put skills to use

Students in the agriculture program at Beaufort-Jasper Academy for Career Excellence recently put their skills to the test. The students, who have studied landscape technology under teacher Robin Lutton, designed and installed small areas.

To begin, the students drew their own design to scale following the process they had learned in class. The class then voted to incorporate elements from each of their classmates' designs into the final project. They drew the new landscape to scale with plant selections.

After the plans were complete, the students cleared the land and installed the landscape. Many materials were used from ACE's supplies. Lowe's donated some perennial plants and hardscape materials, Lutton said. Nimmer Turf in Ridgeland donated sod, she said.

"The students really enjoyed completing this project from the beginning," Lutton said. She said they had mentioned the project before it was time to begin work on it, and referenced it frequently in class. "They were excited from before the word go," she said.

Battery Creek High School

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Congratulations to Tina Kwok, Grayson Morgan and Wyatt Trevithick, who are three of 608 S.C. high school junior scholars at the University of South Carolina Upstate. Students were nominated by their guidance counselor and must have a 3.25 GPA and scored at least 1100 on the SAT. They will receive early consideration for admission to the university if they apply.

  • Beaufort Academy

    EVENTS

  • Preseason fall sports practices begin Monday and are ongoing.

  • Report card pickup is Tuesday.

  • Governor's School for Science and Mathematics

    ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Congratulations to Jay M. Abbess IV, John Rosemeyer and Sara Wilson, all of Beaufort, on their recent graduation from the school.

  • Riverview Charter School

    OTHER

  • Riverview will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. from Monday to July 6, with the exception of July 4. Due to the school's move, it will be closed to visitors from July 9 to Aug. 6. During that time, reach the school at info@riverviewcharterschool.org. Check the school website, www.riverviewcharterschool.org, for updates. The school's mailing address will be 81 Savannah Highway, Beaufort, SC 29906 as of July 16.

  • 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

  • The Beaufort High School Class of 1972's 40th reunion will consist of two events at the Penn Center, 16 Penn Center Circle West on St. Helena Island. A meet and greet will be held from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Friday at Darrall Hall. A banquet will be held from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday at Frissell Hall. Cost is $60. Details: 843-263-7657, 843-838-2794

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