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Why a rare teachable moment means Beaufort County students will have a day off

The highly anticipated August total solar eclipse has caused the S.C. General Assembly to create a workaround so state school districts could start back early — and have off Monday, Aug. 21, the date of the eclipse. The eclipse — which will visible in 14 states, according to NASA — is an educational opportunity for both students and teachers, said Beaufort County School District Spokesperson Jim Foster.

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Head lice: fact or fiction?

Beaufort County School District Nursing Coordinator Denise Unruh answers a few questions about head lice on March 24, 2017.
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Head lice: fact or fiction? 1:45

Head lice: fact or fiction?

Bluffton students get a taste of classical music 0:59

Bluffton students get a taste of classical music

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New seating has Bluffton kids bouncing in classroom

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May River High dedicates memorial garden to Grace Sulak