PROJECT CONNECT: Lindora Goree, a sports marketing teacher at Hilton Head Island High School, received boxes of tissue, hand sanitizer and folders from Walmart. Two of her students are pictured here with the donation.
Project Connect is a partnership between the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce and local schools to help teachers get supplies or services. To donate, contact Sandy McGuire at 843-341-8374 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kathy Weatherhead, a 10th- and 12th-grade science teacher at Hilton Head Island High School, is requesting sponges, hand sanitizer, dishwashing liquid and distilled water. Elizabeth Goodwin, a kindergarten through fift-grade art and drama teacher at Okatie Elementary School, is requesting pencils, eraser tops, large erasers, Kleenex and hand sanitizer. Mary Baker, a fifth-grade flipped class teacher at Hilton Head Island Elementary School, is requesting Edmodo App Scoot Pad Upgrade for $4.99 a month. Shannon Stokes, a 10th-grade English and dual enrollment teacher at Hilton Head Island High School, is requesting books in a range of reading levels for her classroom library. Patricia Dunne, a positive behavior intervention and support coach at Hilton Head Island Middle School, is requesting seven two-pack 24-by-36-inch basic black poster frames from Walmart. The Hilton Head Island Elementary School Library is requesting copies of "The Mark of Athena," by Rick Riordan; and "The Hobbit" and "The Fellowship of the Ring," by J.R.R. Tolkien.
BLUFFTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
EVENTS Bluffton Elementary fourth graders present their spring medieval renaissance performance at 6:30 p.m. April 11. The ESOL Parent Night is 5:30-7 p.m. April 25. Chick-fil-A Spirit Night is 5-8 p.m. April 25. Proceeds will benefit the second-grade classrooms.
HELPING HANDS Volunteers are needed to proctor the PASS test. The PASS tests will be administered in the morning May 7-10. Details: Kim Maurer, 843-706-8500, email@example.com
H.E. MCCRACKEN MIDDLE SCHOOL
EVENTS Auditions for the talent show will be 3-5 p.m. April 10. The show will be held 6-9 p.m. May 10 for eighth and ninth grade. Cost is $4 per participant, due April 10.
HILTON HEAD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
EVENTS The Spring Ensembles Concert is 6:30 p.m. April 11. The theme is "A Night at the Movies."
OTHER Applications are being accepted for the 2013-2014 academic school year. The Lunch and Learn admissions event is April 25. Details: 843-681-2878 Students in the Key Club and Zonta Club will work the children's area at Relay for Life at 7 p.m. April 12 at Honey Horn Plantation.
HILTON HEAD ISLAND HIGH SCHOOL
OTHER The Advanced Photography Exhibit at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina highlights student work from the advanced photography program at Hilton Head Island High School. A reception will be 5:30-6:30 p.m. April 8. The exhibit will be on display through April 30 at the Bank of America Gallery. Call in advance to view artwork. Details: 843-686-3945, ext. 233 or ext. 222. The PTSO will award scholarships up to $500 to seniors whose participation and leadership in activities and organizations while at the school has enriched the school community. Applications are available in the school's guidance office and on the school's website under "Academics-Guidance" and "Parents & Students-PTSO Scholarship tabs." Deadline is 3 p.m. April 30 in a sealed envelope to counselor Georgia Rushton. Details: Jan Davis-Vater, firstname.lastname@example.org
HILTON HEAD PREPARATORY SCHOOL
EVENTS The middle school will present a version of the Tony Award-winning musical "The Secret Garden" at 7 p.m. April 13 and 7 p.m. April 15 in the Field House. Tickets are $10 for adults and seniors, $5 for students.
MAY RIVER MONTESSORI
EVENTS Elementary art students will display their work during the Calhoun Street Art Walk 3-7 p.m. April 19 at the Filling Station Art Gallery.
ENRICHMENT Presidential Fitness Testing will take place April 27.
OTHER Spring break is April 13-21.
MICHAEL C. RILEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
EVENTS Awards assemblies for the third quarter will be at 9:30 a.m. April 11 for students in pre-kindergarten through second grade at the Early Childhood Center and 9:30 a.m. April 12 for third- through fifth-graders in the main building. Parents are encouraged to attend.
ENRICHMENT Student Council members will walk to Town Hall to speak with Mayor Lisa Sulka on April 12.
OKATIE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
EVENTS Chick-fil-A night is 5-8 p.m. April 10.
PRITCHARDVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
EVENTS Chick-fil-A night is 5-8 p.m. April 8. PTO will host a dance 6-8 p.m. April 12. Dress in the clothes from your favorite decade. The second-grade "Music and Arts Show" will be at 6 p.m. April 25 in the multipurpose room. Jean Day is April 26. Pay $1 to wear jeans. The second annual Sea Turtle 5K Fun Run & Health Walk will be at 8 a.m. May 4 in Hampton Lake.
SEA PINES MONTESSORI ACADEMY
EVENTS A Parent Ed Cafe will be at 8:30 a.m. April 11. April 12 is SPMA Day at Watusi.