BATTERY CREEK HIGH SCHOOL
EVENTS Collection for the Souper Bowl of Caring ends Sunday. Cans of any kind of soup will be collected in the front office of the school for donation to local food banks and charities. Details: Diane Grooms, 843-322-5580
HELPING HANDS The Students Against Drunk Driving Club is selling cupcakes for $1 to raise money for he 2013 American Cancer Society Relay for Life to be held May 17 at Dolphin Stadium. Battery Creek High School, Beaufort Academy, Beaufort High School and Whale Branch Early College High School are competing to see who will be crowned relay mascot. Each school will hold fundraisers to see which mascot will be crowned at the relay. Details: Diane Grooms, 843-322-5580
BEAUFORT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
EVENTS Informational meetings about AMES Academy, an academic magnet program for high-achieving Beaufort County elementary students interested in math and science, will be held at the school at 6 p.m. Feb. 6-7. Details: http://www.beaufort.k12.sc.us/pages/BCSD/Departments/Instructional_Servi...
BEAUFORT MIDDLE SCHOOL
EVENTS The next School Improvement Council meeting is 5:30-6:30 p.m. today in the media center.
HOLY TRINITY CLASSICAL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
ACHIEVEMENTS The school has been named a partner member of the Classical Latin School Association.
EVENTS Open enrollment for all new students begins today. Applications will be accepted for pre-school (PK2 to PK4) and grammar school (K5 to sixth grade). An open house is scheduled for 6 p.m. Feb. 5. Details: 843-522-0660, firstname.lastname@example.org
JASPER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
ACHIEVEMENTS School board chairman Berty Riley was recognized by the South Carolina School Board Association for 15 years of school board service. Riley will be recognized during the Jasper County School District School Board of Trustees meeting today for this accomplishment.
RIVERVIEW CHARTER SCHOOL
EVENTS The Exchange Club of Beaufort will dedicate a Freedom Shrine at the school Friday. Several school children will sing patriotic songs and Don Wright, the national president elect, will be in attendance. The Freedom Shrine is a collection of photographic reproductions of original documents from American history. The display includes the Bill of Rights, the Mayflower Compact, the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution. Details: Angel Flewelling, 843-525-0102 Enrollment for new and returning students closes at 6 p.m. Thursday. Applications for students in kindergarten through eighth grade received after Thursday will be added to a wait list and will not be eligible to participate in any ensuing lottery. Details: Liz O'Brien or Alison Thomas, 843-379-0123
HELPING HANDS The school needs individuals and businesses willing to host middle-school students for Middle School Job Shadowing Day on Feb. 14. Details: Patience Gordon, email@example.com
TECHNICAL COLLEGE OF THE LOWCOUNTRY
EVENTS The annual Mather School alumni reception and bell-ringing ceremony will begin at noon Feb. 15 in the MacLean Hall Student Center on the Beaufort campus, 921 Ribaut Road. The formal program will begin at 1 p.m. Mather alumni and guests planning to attend are asked to call to 843-525-8294 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The school's alumni chapter will host its eighth annual Founder's Day luncheon at noon Feb. 16 at the Holiday Inn Hotel in Beaufort. An advance donation of $35 is requested. Proceeds will go toward the TCL Student Yearly Scholarship Fund and Mather Museum. To reserve a luncheon ticket or for more information, contact Alvesta Robertson at 843-524-6123; Charliese Rogers-Jackson at 757-490-9190; or Vernell T. Young at 757-420-1727.
THOMAS HEYWARD ACADEMY
EVENTS The Thomas Heyward Academy Alumni Association, along with the PTA, will host its second annual Spring Gala 7-11 p.m. March 2 at the Jasper County Farmer's Market in Ridgeland. The gala serves as the school's largest fundraiser, and is open to anyone age 18 and older. The gala will feature live entertainment by Joshua Foxx, hors d'oeuvres, beer and wine and a silent auction. Tickets can be purchased for $25 in advance from students or by calling the school's front office, or for $30 at the door. Wristbands for alcohol also will be available to those older than 21 for $10 each. Details: 843-726-3673, THArebels@gmail.com, www.thomasheyward.org