Gazette Class Notes for Aug. 6

classnotes@beaufortgazette.comAugust 6, 2012 

Battery Creek High School


A spirit night is 5-8 p.m. Thursday at Arby's for the cheerleaders.

Freshman orientation is 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Wednesday. Freshmen will pick up their schedules and have their school pictures taken at this time. Details: 843-322-5582

Schedule pickup days are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Aug. 13 for seniors, Aug. 14 for juniors and Aug. 15 for sophomores. Juniors and sophomores will have their school pictures taken. Details: 843-322-5582

The PTSO will meet at 6 p.m. Sept. 11 in the media center. The SIC meeting will follow at 6:30 p.m.


The SADD Club is collecting school supplies for CAPA. Donations may be left in the front office through Aug. 15.

PTSO and SIC nomination forms are available in the front office or on the BCHS website. The deadline to submit applications is Aug. 31.

Beaufort Elementary School


The back-to-school open house is 6-7:30 p.m. Aug. 16 in the cafeteria. Class lists will be posted, free and reduced-price lunch applications will be available and uniforms will be available for purchase. Dinner is provided.

Beaufort High School


Freshman orientation is 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Wednesday. Freshmen will participate in team-building activities, a graduation presentation and hear a motivational speaker. Students must wear school uniforms. Breakfast and lunch are provided. There is a bus schedule for students who need transportation on the school's website. Details: Margaret Thomas, 843-322-2000

The school will offer "Alive at 25," a defensive driving course, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Aug. 18 and Sept. 8. The course also will be offered at the Beaufort Police Department from 3:45 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 5 and Oct. 3. The course, which costs $35, is required for students who want to drive on campus or receive a school parking permit. To register: or 803-732-6778. Details: 843-322-2104

Beaufort-Jasper Academy for Career Excellence


An open house is 1-7:30 p.m. Aug. 15. Pick up your student's class schedule, visit teachers, purchase uniforms at a discounted rate or pick up uniforms ordered in June. There will be door prizes and a free spaghetti dinner from 5-7 p.m.

E.C. Montessori School


The school will host an open house for parents from 4-6 p.m. Friday. Enrollment still is open. Details: 843-525-1141

Mossy Oaks Elementary School


The school will have a meet-and-greet from 3-6 p.m. Aug. 15. Parents and students can meet their teachers and see their classrooms.


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

The Beaufort and Battery Creek high schools Class of 1975 will have a dinner at 5 p.m. Aug. 25 at the Hilton Garden Hotel in Beaufort. Details: Earnestine Bleach, 843-838-7328; Lorraine Wiggins Jackson, 843-263-3991; David Smalls, 843-838-2176

The Battery Creek High School Class of 1977 will hold a 35th reunion Nov. 2-3 at multiple venues in Beaufort. Stay tuned for details, and check the BCHS Class of '77: 35th Reunion page on Facebook. Details: Geni Flowers, 843-812-3574,

Any member of the Battery Creek High School Class of 2003 interested in helping to organize a class reunion should contact Shayla Sanders at

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