Beaufort County, SC, Schools add mobile classrooms to alleviate overcrowding at River Ridge Academy and Pritchardville Elementary for the 2019-20 school year and plans to add more in Bluffton and Hilton Head.
Former school board member Paul Roth is running for the District 8 seat on the Beaufort County Board of Education, which consists of Bluffton and Hilton Head. Mary Cordray, former chairman, is not running for re-election.
Mary Cordray, district 8 board member and one of former Beaufort County, SC, School District superintendent Jeff Moss’ most vocal supporters, has decided not to run for re-election for the board of education in November 2018.
Stew Butler of Okatie, South Carolina, filed for the Beaufort County school board of education election to Geri Kinton’s District 5 seat, which represents Burton and portions of Beaufort. He will have two opponents.
After 2nd FOIA request from The Island Packet, the Beaufort County SC School District has released subpoenas from an FBI investigation related to the building of May River High and River Ridge Academy in Bluffton.
In August 2018, the Beaufort County Board of Education released subpoenas issued to school district employees by the U.S. Attorney in an FBI investigation related to 2 Bluffton schools built during Superintendent Jeff Moss’ tenure.
Cathy Robine filed in August for the Beaufort County school board’s District 8 seat, which represents Hilton Head and Bluffton, in the Nov. 6 election. She will face John Eddy. Mary Cordray has not decided on running for re-election.
Evva Anderson filed for re-election to the District 7 seat, which represents the greater Bluffton and Okatie areas, on the Beaufort County SC Board of Education. She will face Rachel Wisnefski and Chris Davey.
Native islander and retired teacher Melvin Campbell filed Monday for the Beaufort County Board of Education’s District 10 seat to represent the school district. He will face Hilton Head Island Plantation manager Peter Kristian.
The Beaufort County, South Carolina, School District detected mercury vapor in the rubber gym floors at Robert Smalls Academy, Islands Academy, Hilton Head School of the Creative Arts and Beaufort Middle School in August 2018.
Five Beaufort County School District, South Carolina teachers, Brittany Carter, Tamekia Ford, Cora Lugo, Kelly Hall and Karen McKenzie were named as finalists for 2017-18 District Teacher of the Year award.
A parent and Beaufort High School student filed a lawsuit against the Beaufort County, South Carolina, School District on August 1, 2018, after the girl cut herself and attempted suicide due to bullying, harassment and assault from peers.
Battery Creek High teacher Brittney Whetzel, of Lady’s Island, South Carolina, is accused of sexual battery with students in the Beaufort County School District; and Akina Andrews, a media assistant, is charged with giving alcohol to minors.
Battery Creek High teacher Brittney Whetzel, of Lady’s Island, South Carolina, is accused of sexual battery with students in the Beaufort County School District and Akina Andrews, a media assistant, is charged with giving alcohol to minors.
The Beaufort County School District in South Carolina is implementing new safety precautions and measures for the 2018-2019 school year, including ID cards for high school students and additional active shooting training drills.
Gullah Geechee performing artist Natasha D. Robinson is running for the Beaufort County Board of Education in the November 6, 2018 election. She filed for the school district 3 seat, representing St. Helena, Lady’s Island and Beaufort.