Fifth-grader Queen Hamilton II recently attended the National Young Scholars Program at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. The program is for outstanding third- through fifth-graders. The students participate in interactive activities such as model forensics labs and a journey into the human body. Hamilton attends Forest Hill Elementary School in Walterboro and is the daughter of Queen Hamilton and Richard D. Hamilton of Seabrook.
BATTERY CREEK HIGH SCHOOL
Spirit night is 5 -8 p.m. Aug. 9 at Arby's for the cheerleaders.
Schedule pickup days are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on the following dates: Aug. 13 for seniors; Aug. 14 for juniors; and Aug. 15 for sophomores. Juniors and sophomores will have their school pictures taken. Details: 843-322-5582
Freshman orientation is 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Aug. 8. Freshmen will pick up their schedules and have their school pictures taken at this time. Details: 843-322-5582
The PTSO will meet at 6 p.m. Sept. 11 in the media center. The SIC meeting will follow at 6:30 p.m.
The SADD Club is collecting school supplies for CAPA. Donations may be left in the front office through Aug. 15.
PTSO and SIC nomination forms are available in the front office or on the school's website. The deadline to submit applications is Aug. 31.
Football, cheerleading, girls tennis, swimming and volleyball practices begin July 30.
BEAUFORT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
The back-to-school open house is 6-7:30 p.m. Aug. 16 in the cafeteria. Class lists will be posted, free and reduced-price lunch applications will be available, and uniforms will be available for purchase. Dinner is provided.
BEAUFORT-JASPER ACADEMY FOR CAREER EXCELLENCE
An open house is 1-7:30 p.m. Aug. 15. Pick up your student's class schedule, visit teachers, purchase uniforms at a discounted rate or pick up uniforms ordered in June. There will be door prizes and a free spaghetti dinner from 5 to 7 p.m.
The Beaufort High School Class of 1958 Tidal Wave Breakfast Club meetings are at 9 a.m. on the first Saturday of each month at Golden Corral, 122 Robert Smalls Parkway. Details: 843-525-1822, 843-524-8903
The Battery Creek High School Class of 1977 will hold its 35th reunion on Nov. 2 and 3 at multiple venues in Beaufort. Stay tuned for details, and check the BCHS Class of '77: 35th Reunion page on Facebook. Details: Geni Flowers, 843-812-3574 or BCHSclassof1977@gmail.com.
Any member of the Battery Creek High School Class of 2003 interested in helping to organize a class reunion should contact Shayla Sanders at email@example.com.