Project Connect is a partnership between the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce and local schools to help teachers get supplies or services. To donate, contact Sandy McGuire at 843-341-8374 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jeannie Eisele, a fifth-grade teacher at Hilton Head Island Elementary School, is requesting a subscription to the Scholastic magazine "Storyworks."
Mary Baker, a fifth-grade teacher at Hilton Head Island Elementary School, is requesting HP Tri-Color print cartridge 60 xl for HP 4400 series printer and HP Black print cartridge 60 xl for HP 4400 series printer.
Terri Foy, a positive behavior teacher at Hilton Head Island Elementary School, is requesting sidewalk chalk, hula hoops, bubbles, basketballs and soccer balls.
Trish Smoot, a fourth- and fifth-grade gifted and talented reading and math teacher at Hilton Head Island Elementary School, is requesting an external hard drive, large chart paper, a large chisel point Sharpie markers, colored pencils and No. 2 pencils.
Kayla Truax, a ninth-grade world geography teacher at Hilton Head Island High School, is requesting Clorox wipes, GermX hand sanitizer and Kleenex.BLUFFTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
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Bluffton Elementary fourth-graders present their spring medieval renaissance performance at 6:30 p.m. April 11.
The ESOL Parent Night is 5:30-7 p.m. April 25.
Chick-fil-A Spirit Night is 5-8 p.m. April 25. Proceeds will benefit the second grade classrooms.
Volunteers are needed to proctor the PASS test. The PASS tests will be administered in the morning May 7-10. Details: Kim Maurer, 843-706-8500, email@example.com
BLUFFTON HIGH SCHOOL
The third annual Mr. Bobcat contest is at 7 p.m. April 6 in the auditorium. Ten senior boys will compete for the title of Mr. Bobcat. Cost is $7 for adults, $5 for students. The event benefits student council. Details: 843 -706-8039, Erin.firstname.lastname@example.org
Both Cross Schools and the Early Childhood Center are accepting applications for the 2013-2014 academic school year. Details: Beth Krause (rising K-8) or Alison Howard (18 months-PreK) at 843-706-2000.
School is closed through April 5 for K-8 and part-time pre-K programs.
H.E. McCRACKEN MIDDLE SCHOOL
Auditions for the talent show will be 3-5 p.m. April 10. The show will be held from 6-9 p.m. May 10 for eighth and ninth grade. Cost is $4 per participant due April 10.
HILTON HEAD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY
Shelby Allen was selected as Hilton Head Christian Academy's 2013 Thespian of the Year. Shelby played Sharpay in the school's recent rendition of "High School Musical 2." Shelby has been involved in drama at the school for the last eight years and has played significant roles in 24 plays, one act plays, or other dramatic presentations.
An open house about changes taking place at the school will be 7-8 p.m. April 4 at The Back Porch at Hampton Lake. Reservations are necessary. Details: 843-681-2878 ext. 227, email@example.com
The school is partnering with 123 Drive! Driving Academy to offer a driving course to the students and families 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. April 6 at the school. Cost is $350. Details: 843-263-5023, Doreen@123DriveDrivingAcademy.com
Fourth grade G.U.Y.S. (Godly Unique Young Sons) are collecting items for Bluffton Self-Help. Needed are toothpaste, toothbrushes, soap, shampoo, conditioner, kid-friendly no-tear shampoo, toilet paper and deodorant. Donations can be dropped off at the Lower School. Details: 843-681-2878
HILTON HEAD ISLAND HIGH SCHOOL
The Advanced Photography Exhibit at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina highlights student work from the advanced photography program at Hilton Head Island High School. A reception will be held 5:30-6:30 p.m. April 8. The exhibit will be on display through April 30 at the Bank of America Gallery. Call in advance to view artwork: 843-686-3945 ext. 233 or ext. 222.
HILTON HEAD PREPARATORY SCHOOL
Three former student athletes have been inducted into the Hilton Head Prep Athletic Hall of Fame: Hadley Puntereri ('00) for basketball and soccer, Cooper Puntereri ('02) for basketball and soccer and Danny Nash ('04) for tennis. To date, 33 individuals have been inducted.
Seniors Kathryn Bishop and Ellianna Nixon have been selected as 2013 Heritage Classic Foundation Scholars by the Heritage Classic Foundation.
"Our Favorite Things," a musical and dance revue of Prep's top shows spanning the past four years, will be at 7:30 p.m. April 5 at the Hilton Head Island High School Visual and Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $20, $10 for students. Details: 843-298-1892, www.hhprep.org
Middle school will not hold class April 2.
MICHAEL C. RILEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Awards assemblies for the third quarter will be at 9:30 a.m. April 11 for students in pre-kindergarten through second grade at the Early Childhood Center and 9:30 a.m. April 12 for third- through fifth-graders in the main building. Parents are encouraged to attend.
PRITCHARDVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Pritchardville PTO is having a Kids' Summer Fun Expo 9 a.m.-1 p.m. April 27 at Pritchardville Elementary School. Admission is free. The PTO is looking for businesses that provide summer camps, lessons, birthday parties and clubs for kids in kindergarten through fifth grade. A space is $50 and all proceeds benefit the school. Reservation and payment deadline is April 12. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org
RED CEDAR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Chick-fil-A night is 5-8 p.m. April 4.
SEA PINES MONTESSORI ACADEMY
The Suzuki piano recital will be at 5:30 p.m. April 4.
SPMA Day is April 5 at Watusi.
No school April 1.