News stories from 2016

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Instructional materials review 2016
Instructional materials review
10/21/2016
The public can review instructional materials being considered for use in schools.
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District proposes make-up days
10/19/2016
The Beaufort County School District is considering revising its school calendar to restore instructional time lost during the Hurricane Matthew evacuation and during the return of evacuees and restoration of services to schools.
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Town hall meetings rescheduled
10/19/2016
A pair of town hall meetings postponed due to Hurricane Matthew have been rescheduled for next week.
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Test performance outpaces state
10/19/2016
District students outperformed their peers across South Carolina in five of six grade levels tested in the first statewide administration of new assessments in English Language Arts and mathematics.
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Free college financial aid workshops
10/17/2016
The Beaufort County School District is sponsoring a pair of free workshops for parents on how to help finance their children’s college educations.
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SCETV to feature Beaufort High theater group
09/28/2016
Beaufort High School Theater’s “See Something, Say Something” anti-bullying performance will be featured on South Carolina ETV’s “Carolina Classrooms” show, which begins airing today.
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SAT, AP scores improve
09/27/2016
District high school seniors’ average scores on the SAT college entrance exam increased significantly in 2016 while performance on college Advanced Placement exams improved to all-time highs, the College Board reported today.
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Town hall meetings scheduled
09/23/2016
The first of five opportunities for parents and community members to meet with Superintendent Jeff Moss will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28 in Hilton Head Island High School’s media center.
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District students outperform state averages
09/22/2016
District high school students outperformed their peers from across South Carolina on two key statewide exams during the 2015-16 school year, according to data released today by the South Carolina Department of Education.
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District ‘perfect’ on STEM certification
09/20/2016
Two additional Beaufort County School district schools have earned prestigious certifications in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics instruction following on-site visits by outside review teams.
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Students hear college sales pitches
09/16/2016
Seventy-five colleges and universities made sales pitches to Beaufort County public and private high school juniors and seniors Friday at a college fair that drew more than 2,500 students to Bluffton High School.
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New District Teacher of the Year
09/16/2016
An English teacher with more than 30 years of classroom experience was named today as the 2016-2017 District Teacher of the Year.
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January 4 is weather make-up day
09/08/2016
Beaufort County School District has set Wednesday, Jan. 4 as the make-up day for classes missed last Friday when the district closed schools during Tropical Storm Hermine.
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Leadership changes at Hilton Head Island Elementary
09/06/2016
A veteran assistant principal has been named as principal at Hilton Head Island Elementary School.
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Welcome Back
08/28/2016
Dr. Moss congratulates students, parents and staff for a successful start to the school year.
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Seniors outperform state on ACT
08/24/2016
District seniors – members of the first graduating class with 100 percent of its students tested on the ACT college entrance exam – scored above South Carolina averages in 2016.
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May River High’s ‘grand opening’
08/23/2016
School district and Bluffton town leaders cut a ceremonial royal blue and silver ribbon today and then followed student guides on a tour of May River High, the district’s newest high school since Whale Branch Early College High opened in 2010.
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22,000 students begin school year
08/15/2016
About 22,000 Beaufort County students began classes today as the 2016-17 school year got under way.
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Teachers back at work, preparing classrooms
08/08/2016
More than 1,500 Beaufort County School District teachers returned to work today to prepare their classrooms for next Monday’s first day of the 2016-17 academic year.
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Buses, summer reading highlight new "Our Schools"
08/04/2016
The Beaufort County School District’s revamped student transportation system and its recently concluded summer reading program are the topics for the next “Our Schools” television program, which begins airing Friday on the County Channel.
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Teachers “back to school” early for training
08/03/2016
More than 1,000 Beaufort County School District teachers and staff are attending three days of intensive professional development training this week as they prepare for the first day of classes on August 15.
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Finalists for 2016-17 Teacher of the Year
08/02/2016
Five classroom teachers were named today as finalists for Beaufort County’s 2016-17 District Teacher of the Year.
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Veteran assistant principal takes top job
08/01/2016
Veteran assistant principal announced for top job at St. Helena Elementary
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2016 Coaches Convocation
07/28/2016
Middle, high school athletics coaches gather for district-wide convocation
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Golf tournament a hit!
07/26/2016
Golf tournament fund raiser attracts golfers, sponsors to boost B3 college scholarships
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Online registration for students
07/20/2016
Parents being notified as district begins fourth year of online student registration
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Schools offer free meals
07/11/2016
Eight district schools offer free breakfasts, lunches to all students with federal program
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CATE students on TV
06/29/2016
District’s career and technology students are focus of latest ‘Our Schools’ TV show
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New transportation director announced
06/09/2016
A former private-sector executive is named as the school district’s director of transportation.
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Hilton Head’s sixth straight Cup
06/08/2016
Hilton Head Island High earns statewide honors for its athletic programs for a sixth straight year.
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Middle school gets a new leader
06/07/2016
A former Lady’s Island Middle School assistant principal will be its next leader.
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Class of 2016 breaks record
06/03/2016
Class of 2016 college scholarship total breaks record; schools graduate 1,243
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