BLUFFTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
EVENTS 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
BLUFFTON MIDDLE SCHOOL
ACHIEVEMENTS Mustangs of the Month for March: Gracie O'Riordan, Aniyah Jenkins, Ma'Laysha Bentley, Rachel Riley, Alex Hein, Bethany Mullins, Ryan McCormick, Maria Moreno, Danielle Kronlein, Aaliyah Dupont and Devon Bush.
HELPING HANDS The school will honor their volunteers at a breakfast on 9:15 a.m. April 25.
H.E. McCRACKEN MIDDLE SCHOOL
EVENTS Drama presents "Guys and Dolls" at 7 p.m. April 26 and April 27 and 3 p.m. April 28. Tickets are $5. The talent show is 6 p.m. May 10. The Night for the Arts is 6-8 p.m. May 14. There will be a student art gallery, silent auction, performances and refreshments. Cost is a nonperishable food donation to support local food banks.
HILTON HEAD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
EVENTS The Evening of Excellence awards ceremony for upper school students will be held at 7 p.m. April 23 in the gym.
HELPING HANDS More than 45 students helped with the children's activities at Relay for Life April 12. Seniors Caroline Anderson, Sophie DeSimone, Emily Williams and Lilli Serral, along with sophomores Andrianna Anderson, Stevie DeSimone and Hannah Reynolds volunteered at the Low Country Heart Walk benefiting the American Heart Association on April 13. Sophomores Trevor Peck, Hunter Greenwell and Hunter Boyd jump-started their spring break with a weekend in Atlanta on an inner-city mission. They grilled hot dogs for the homeless, participated in Metro Kidz volunteer work, gave flowers and notes of encouragement to prostitutes as part of the Out of Darkness organization's Princess Night program and also participated in Adopt-a-Block. Eighth-grader Brooklyn Cunningham went to Buena Vista, Guatemala, where she and her father, Dr. Michael Szynski, provided medical care, food and physical labor to impoverished families in that area.
OTHER Lunch and Learn is 11:30 a.m. April 25. Enjoy lunch prepared by Chef Brooks, school information sessions, meet and greets and campus tours. Details: Jen Denton, 843-681-2878. Applications are being accepted for the 2013-14 academic school year. The Lunch and Learn admissions event is April 25. Details: 843-681-2878
HILTON HEAD ISLAND HIGH SCHOOL
EVENTS The annual "American Pie: Grammy's Rockin' Records of the Year" is at 7 p.m. April 25 and 26 at the Visual and Performing Arts Center. Featured songs are winners or nominees of the Record of the Year for the Grammy Awards. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students. Proceeds benefit Relay for Life.
OTHER 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. Application forms 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
ACHIEVEMENTS Senior Gracie Anderson was unanimously chosen to receive the 2013 Plumb Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 by the Island School Council for the Arts for her exemplary artistic achievements. The following lower school students received the monthly Values Award for Fairness: junior kindergartners Quinn Presley, Alston Adams and Anderson Talbert; kindergartners Drew Harrington and Kat Eberly; first-grader Alex Zhu; second-graders Molly Rankin, Jackson Kidd, Ellie Kennedy, Logan Kriney, Margaret Lyda and Peyton DeMaria; third-graders Allison Kandel and John Kidd; fourth-graders Thomas Milbourn, Hannah Stevens, Ella Tomita, Lily Edri, Elizabeth Hudak, Anna Kurtz, Jules Winzeler and Spencer Hall; and fifth-graders J.T. Herman, Tori Herman, Mackenzie Joyner, Stone McDonald and Imani Young. Kindergartner Maya Shimada and third-grader Jack Gigante won the RBC Heritage Golf Tournament's "Plaid About Reading" program for reading the most books in their grade levels out of the 11 schools participating in Beaufort County. Maya read 270 books, and Jack read 608 books.
EVENTS The school's Trew Friends Club will host a blood drive 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 24. Details: www.igiveblood.com, email@example.com The school's walk to support the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is 1-4 p.m. April 28. Details: Dana Bruce at 803-782-1477, firstname.lastname@example.org
OKATIE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
EVENTS Okie's Got Talent Spring Talent & Art Show is 5:30-7:30 p.m. April 25.
PRITCHARDVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
EVENTS Second-grade "Music and Arts Show" is at 6 p.m. April 25 in the multipurpose room. The second annual Sea Turtle 5K Fun Run & Health Walk is at 8 a.m. May 4 in Hampton Lake.
RED CEDAR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
HELPING HANDS This week is Volunteer Appreciation Week. Volunteers are invited to stop by the office for a small goodie and gift in our appreciation for their time.
OTHER PASS proctors are needed.Testing is 9-11:30 a.m. May 7-10. Details: 843-707-0600, email@example.com