Gazette Class Notes for May 9

Register for virtual summer school

Students in kindergarten through seventh grade are invited to participate in the Beaufort County School District's free virtual summer school program.

Students can work on individual areas of need or prepare for the coming school year by using a Web-based tool during eight weeks this summer. Students will complete CompassLearning sequences in math and language arts for each week of summer school.

The program will be available June 13 through Aug. 5. Registration is available at, according to a news release.


  • The School Improvement Council will meet Thursday in the media center.
  • Spirit Nights at Jersey Mikes Subs on Robert Smalls Parkway will be from 4-9 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the month. Ten percent of all sales will support the school's Athletic Booster Club. The next Spirit Night is May 26.
  • A PTSO meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. May 26 in the John J. McVey Performing Arts Center.

  • The School Improvement Council meets on the second Tuesday of each month in the media center. The next meeting will be Tuesday.
  • The bands and orchestra will present a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Arts Center at Beaufort High School.

  • Senior Candice Life has been selected as the most outstanding career and technology education student in the Lowcountry. She will be recognized as a Technology Champion during the Education and Business Summit in Greenville in June. Life will be joined by winners from each of South Carolina's other 11 regions. A health sciences student, Life has met the standards for a certified nursing assistant and will receive a completer certificate from ACE upon graduation.

  • PASS testing will begin this week.
  • BMS won the baseball championship game April 27 against Lady's Island Middle School. Aaron Brantley was the pitcher. Connor Gruel had five RBIs and Shuler Black had four RBIs.

  • PASS testing will begin today for students in grades three and four.
  • Read Across the USA reading logs are due May 17.
  • Box Tops and Campbell's soup labels are due May 17.
  • The D'Arts Alive spring performance will be 6:30-7:30 p.m. May 17 in the school cafeteria.
  • A strings performance will be May 20 at Beaufort High School.

  • PASS testing begins this week.
  • The SIC meets at 5 p.m. May 19 and the PTO meets at 6 p.m. May 19.
  • The spring showcase for dance will be at 6:30 p.m. May 19 at Beaufort High School. The showcase for strings, band and chorus will be at 6:30 p.m. May 20 at Beaufort High.
  • The eighth-grade social will be May 21.
  • Field Day/Spring Fling will be May 27.
  • No school May 30.

  • PASS testing begins this week.
  • A field day is May 27.

  • The following students participated last month in the first Christ Our King-Stella Maris School Mathletics Competition: Jillian Coffman, Ethan Goodwin, Jonathan Field, Alyssa Rembold, Graham Ruff, Noah Brock, Brigid Murphy, Noah Goodwin, Katie McArdle and Tessa Wilson.
  • The second grade will travel today to Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort for a field trip.
  • Confirmation will be at 7 p.m. Thursday in the church with Bishop Robert Guglielmone presiding. Practice will be 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Details: Deacon Bill Lacombe, 843-522-9555
  • The last PTO meeting of the school year will be at 7 p.m. May 17 in the Walsh-Palmetto Room. Details: Dee Avard, 843-522-2163
  • The school will perform "Alice in Wonderland" at 7 p.m. May 26 and again at 5:30 p.m. May 27 as a dinner theater. Details: Wendy Lacombe, 843-522-2163, ext. 560
  • Eighth-grade graduation will be 6:30 p.m. June 1 in the church.

  • The Battery Creek High School Class of 2001 will hold its 10-year reunion May 27-29. Events include a Friday meet and greet and Saturday picnic. Cost is $40 for adults and free for children. Details: Shamere Wilson Young,; Tiffanne Mahomes, 843-812-6045
  • The Beaufort High School Class of 1991 will hold its 20th reunion July 29 and 30 in Beaufort. It includes a meet and greet, family cookout and "White Affair Social." The cost is $75 for singles and $115 for couples and families. Money orders or cashier's checks should be made payable to Beaufort High School Class of 1991 Reunion and sent to: P.O. Box 1991, Beaufort, SC 29901. Volunteers are needed for reunion committees. Details:; Tomeka Mitchell-Watson, 843-838-4643; Tarsha Smith, 843-263-1260
  • The Battery Creek and Beaufort high schools Class of 1981 will hold a combined 30-year reunion Sept. 1-4. Events include a meet-and-greet, tailgate party, family fun day and a formal event with dinner and dancing. Details: 843-252-9419, 843-521-0621
  • 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
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