Events and achievements at Hilton Head Island and Bluffton area schools.
CAMILLE WEBER — KRT
BLUFFTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
EVENTS The Kindergarten-first grade performance of "Bugz" will be 6:30 p.m. May 23 at the Early Childhood Center multipurpose room. The school picnic is 5-7 p.m. May 31.
BLUFFTON MIDDLE SCHOOL
HELPING HANDS The student council motivated the entire school to raise $6,331.47 for Leo Vannoni. Through the Make a Wish Foundation, Leo and his family will visit Disney World. Leo has been battling leukemia for several months.
H.E. McCRACKEN MIDDLE SCHOOL
EVENTS Red Carpet Night is from 6-8 p.m. May 30.
OTHER Volunteers are needed to serve as hallway monitors for EOCEP testing May 23, 24, 28-30. Details: 843-706-8700.
HILTON HEAD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
ACHIEVEMENTS The Sporting Clays team completed in the state shooting meet at Rocky Creek Sporting Club in Richburg. JV squad Matt Crowe (89 out of 100 clays broken), Shaun Poole (81) and James Bartholomew (84) placing fourth out of 21 squads. Other scores include: Drew Davis (89), Hunter Greenwell (86), Kerry Davis (71), Reece Woods (52) and Bryce Flowers (78).
EVENTS The kindergarten graduation will be 9 a.m. May 23. Commencement exercises will be 10 a.m. May 25 at First Presbyterian Church Hilton Head.
HELPING HANDS The Booster Club is in need of a volunteer coordinator for the 2013-14 school year. Duties include contacting sports families and Booster Club members and scheduling them for concessions and special events. Training will be provided. Details: email@example.com
OTHER Last day of school is May 24.
HILTON HEAD ISLAND HIGH SCHOOL
ACHIEVEMENTS Art teacher Kim Smith received $2,500 for her media arts program through a grant from Tanger Outlets.
HILTON HEAD PREPARATORY SCHOOL
ACHIEVEMENTS Christopher Cole Gardocki will attend the second annual Marine Corps Recruiting Command Summer Leadership and Character Development Academy in July at Marine Corps Base Quantico. The SLCDA will educate high school leaders about Marine Corps Officer.
OTHER Last day of school is May 22. Graduation is May 25.
MAY RIVER MONTESSORI
OTHER May River Montessori is accepting applications for the 2013-2014 school year. Details: 843-757-2312
MICHAEL C. RILEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
EVENTS Joleba, M.C. Riley's African percussion group, will perform during the Gullah Festival on May 24 at the Technical College of the Lowcountry Campus in Beaufort.
OKATIE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
EVENTS The book fair will run May 22-June 7.
RED CEDAR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
EVENTS Kindergarten orientation is 9 a.m. May 21. The Red Cedar family picnic is 4-6 p.m. May 23.