Packet Class Notes for June 17

classnotes@islandpacket.comJune 18, 2012 

Bluffton Middle School


  • Any students interested in playing Bluffton Barracuda Football can pick up an informational flier in the main office. Details:,

  • The school office will be open 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday for the weeks of June 25, July 8-July 29 and Aug. 5. The office will be closed July 4 and will be open during regular hours the remainder of the week.

  • Hilton Head Christian Academy


  • The Parent Teacher Fellowship is looking for new board members. The fellowship consists of parents who are excited about serving the school and being liaisons between the faculty/staff and parents. Details:

  • The school seeks room moms (or dads) for next year's lower school classes. Details:

  • PE uniform orders for fifth- through eighth-grade students are due June 18. They can be downloaded off the school website,

  • Hilton Head Island Early Childhood Center


  • Kindergarten registration is open for the fall. Parents or guardians registering a child will need need proof of residency, the child's birth certificate and immunization record. Details: 843-689-0400

  • Hilton Head Island Elementary School


  • Camp Invention will be held this week at the school. Details:


  • The school needs old tennis balls for the bottom of chair legs. Drop them off at the front office.


  • Re-enrollment and proof of residency forms are due in main office.

  • School logo shirts are available for $10 at the school office.

  • Hilton Head Island Elementary School for the Creative Arts


  • P.E. teacher Mrs. Wheeler and the Strength Team were named one of the nine regional winners and received a cash award of $25,000 in a nationwide competition designed to identify and reward the country's most creative and effective school-based programs to promote children's physical activity.

  • The South Carolina Arts Commission has awarded the school an Arts in the Basic Curriculum grant for $5,624 for the 2012-13 school year. The grant will be used to support an arts-infused curriculum.

  • Art teacher Sylvia Pitts was a finalist for the Contemporary Artist of the Year Award from the Columbia Museum of Art. Her piece, "Red Eyed Frog," was one of the few pieces chosen for a juried show.


  • The PTO officers for 2012-13 are: presidents, Chantal Horup and Wendy Sampson; vice president, Melissa Babcock; secretaries, Jenni Roberts and Steph Cauller; treasurer, Jill Locker; first-grade rep, Cherie Dellinger; second-grade rep, Joanne Czarnecki; third-grade reps, Beth McDonnell and Michelle Dewan; fourth-grade rep, Laura Nold; fifth-grade reps, Staci Langford and Kathy Hussong; Calypso's Closet, Ceci Parrella; Box Tops, Carol Deeb; yearbook, Lori Anderson and Kim Gregory; membership, Liz Arnot; directory, Kyle Wallace; fundraiser, Kathy Hussong, Melissa Babcock, Laura Nold and Anne Finn; hospitality, Stephanie Tebrake and Jenni Roberts; and teacher appreciation, Steph Cauller and Anne Finn.

  • All students are required to provide proof of residency. Completed forms can be brought to the office 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday beginning July 2. A translator will be available the week of Aug. 13.

  • School supply lists for the next school year are on the Beaufort County School District website,

  • Hilton Head Island Middle School

  • Ninth-grade orientation is Aug. 7 at Hilton Head Island High School. Students will spend a day at the high school, learn their schedule, get their lockers and have a cookout for lunch.

  • Hilton Head Preparatory School


  • Registration is open for the school's summer camps. The camps are open to children of all ages throughout the summer. Details: Matt Dakolios,; www.


  • The school will be accepting donations of gently used items throughout the summer for the second annual Hilton Head Prep Rummage Sale in October. Details: 843-337-1867, 843-338-1564

  • Red Cedar Elementary School


  • July is Re-Registration Month for Red Cedar Elementary. Plan on coming to the school for about 45 minutes in the month of July to re-register. Bring in a current bill and copy of your mortgage or rental agreement to re-enroll your child. The school will give out a drawstring backpack to each student that is re-registered in July. Details: 843-707-0600

  • St. Francis Catholic School


  • School office hours for the summer are 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays through Aug. 21.
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