The school office will be open 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday for the weeks of June 25, July 8-July 29 and Aug. 5. The office will be closed July 4 and will be open during regular hours the remainder of the week.
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The Parent Teacher Fellowship is looking for new board members. The fellowship consists of parents who are excited about serving the school and being liaisons between the faculty/staff and parents. Details: email@example.com
The school seeks room moms (or dads) for next year's lower school classes. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org
PE uniform orders for fifth- through eighth-grade students are due June 18. They can be downloaded off the school website, www.hhca.org.
Hilton Head Island Early Childhood Center
Kindergarten registration is open for the fall. Parents or guardians registering a child will need need proof of residency, the child's birth certificate and immunization record. Details: 843-689-0400
The school needs old tennis balls for the bottom of chair legs. Drop them off at the front office.
Re-enrollment and proof of residency forms are due in main office.
School logo shirts are available for $10 at the school office.
Hilton Head Island Elementary School for the Creative Arts
P.E. teacher Mrs. Wheeler and the Strength Team were named one of the nine regional winners and received a cash award of $25,000 in a nationwide competition designed to identify and reward the country's most creative and effective school-based programs to promote children's physical activity.
The South Carolina Arts Commission has awarded the school an Arts in the Basic Curriculum grant for $5,624 for the 2012-13 school year. The grant will be used to support an arts-infused curriculum.
Art teacher Sylvia Pitts was a finalist for the Contemporary Artist of the Year Award from the Columbia Museum of Art. Her piece, "Red Eyed Frog," was one of the few pieces chosen for a juried show.
The PTO officers for 2012-13 are: presidents, Chantal Horup and Wendy Sampson; vice president, Melissa Babcock; secretaries, Jenni Roberts and Steph Cauller; treasurer, Jill Locker; first-grade rep, Cherie Dellinger; second-grade rep, Joanne Czarnecki; third-grade reps, Beth McDonnell and Michelle Dewan; fourth-grade rep, Laura Nold; fifth-grade reps, Staci Langford and Kathy Hussong; Calypso's Closet, Ceci Parrella; Box Tops, Carol Deeb; yearbook, Lori Anderson and Kim Gregory; membership, Liz Arnot; directory, Kyle Wallace; fundraiser, Kathy Hussong, Melissa Babcock, Laura Nold and Anne Finn; hospitality, Stephanie Tebrake and Jenni Roberts; and teacher appreciation, Steph Cauller and Anne Finn.
All students are required to provide proof of residency. Completed forms can be brought to the office 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday beginning July 2. A translator will be available the week of Aug. 13.
School supply lists for the next school year are on the Beaufort County School District website, www.beaufort.k12.sc.us.
Hilton Head Island Middle School
Ninth-grade orientation is Aug. 7 at Hilton Head Island High School. Students will spend a day at the high school, learn their schedule, get their lockers and have a cookout for lunch.
Hilton Head Preparatory School
Registration is open for the school's summer camps. The camps are open to children of all ages throughout the summer. Details: Matt Dakolios, email@example.com; www.hhprep.org
The school will be accepting donations of gently used items throughout the summer for the second annual Hilton Head Prep Rummage Sale in October. Details: 843-337-1867, 843-338-1564
Red Cedar Elementary School
July is Re-Registration Month for Red Cedar Elementary. Plan on coming to the school for about 45 minutes in the month of July to re-register. Bring in a current bill and copy of your mortgage or rental agreement to re-enroll your child. The school will give out a drawstring backpack to each student that is re-registered in July. Details: 843-707-0600
St. Francis Catholic School
School office hours for the summer are 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays through Aug. 21.