Beaufort News

Meetings scheduled to discuss new school programs

The Beaufort County School District has scheduled meetings to explain two school-choice programs it will offer next fall.

Beaufort Elementary School will begin a Montessori program, and the Advanced Math, Engineering and Science Academy will expand to Pritchardville Elementary School.

The meeting about the Montessori option will be at 6 p.m. Feb. 10 at Beaufort Elementary. Details: Jennifer Morillo at 843-322-2600 or Terry Hitch at 843-466-3560.

Several meetings are planned to discuss the AMES Academy, a magnet program for high-achieving students to be offered at both Beaufort and Pritchardville elementary schools.

Meetings will be at 6 p.m. at the following dates and places: today at Beaufort Elementary, Tuesday at Whale Branch Elementary, Jan. 27 at Hilton Head Island International Baccalaureate Elementary and Feb. 1 at Pritchardville Elementary. Details: N'Kia Campbell at 843-322-5925.