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Rubberized gym floor
Precautions planned for gym floors
08/10/2018
The Beaufort County Board of Education today directed periodic air-quality monitoring in four school gymnasiums with rubberized flooring that emits small amounts of mercury vapor.
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2018-19 Teacher of the Year Five Finalists
2018-19 Teacher of the Year Finalists
08/08/2018
Five classroom teachers were named today as finalists for Beaufort County’s 2018-2019 District Teacher of the Year.
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Summer Institute 2018
Summer Institute 2018
08/07/2018
More than 1,000 Beaufort County School District teachers and staff will attend three days of intensive professional development training.
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Aa1 Rating
District assigned Aa1 rating by Moody's Investors Service
07/31/2018
Beaufort County holds the second-highest rating among South Carolina’s 82 school districts.
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Dropout rate declines
District dropout rate declines
07/25/2018
The South Carolina Department of Education recently released a report stating fewer district students dropped out of high school during 2016-17 compared to five years earlier.
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Back to school accessries
2018 Back-to-School Expo
07/24/2018
The annual Expo provides valuable information for students and their families. Community service providers will also be present to inform parents and students about services available within Beaufort County.
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"Swinging with the Superintendent" raises over $400,000 in four years
07/23/2018
The Building a Better Beaufort Scholarship – dubbed “B3” – covers up to two years of tuition costs at the Technical College of the Lowcountry.
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Juliette Washington, 2018 state bus driver of the year
Juliette Washington recognized by the South Carolina Association for Pupil Transportation
07/17/2018
Nominations were solicited from all South Carolina school districts for “drivers who performed in an exemplary manner to provide safe, effective and efficient transportation throughout the school year.” Candidates were screened and the winner selected by the SCAPT Board of Directors.
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New principal announcements
Accomplished educators will step into new Principal roles
07/11/2018
Superintendent Jeff Moss said all three educators are outstanding administrators and leaders.
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Matthew Porter, National Merit Scholar
May River High's valedictorian wins National Merit Scholarship
06/19/2018
Matthew Porter is among only 2,500 high school seniors nationwide who will receive a National Merit Scholarship.
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Athletes crossing the finish line
More than half of BCSD's student athlete meet or exceed GPA requirement
06/19/2018
Ninety-seven percent of Beaufort County’s high school and middle school student athletes met the district’s minimum 2.0 GPA requirement.
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Athletic equipment
Carlisle Cup awarded to Hilton Head High School
06/13/2018
The annual recognition honors the state’s top athletic programs in each high school classification.
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BHS's JROTC team
Beaufort High's JROTC wins national recognition
06/12/2018
The U.S. Air Force honored Beaufort High’s JROTC with its Distinguished Unit Award.
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BCSD headquaters
BCSD Board of Education selects interim superintendent
06/08/2018
Veteran school administrator, Herbert M. Berg, selected to serve as the BCSD’s interim superintendent.
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P-card audit status report
06/08/2018
Purchases properly documented and no unauthorized purchases were uncovered, according to an audit status report from Reed & Associates, CPAs.
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Dr. Moss with BCSD school counselors
"Our Schools" to showcase BCSD school counselors
06/07/2018
The show will be archived and can be watched any time at the same link.
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14 WBECHS seniors earn diplomas and two-year degrees
Whale Branch seniors earn diplomas and college degrees
06/05/2018
Fourteen seniors will pick up their two-year associate's degrees from TCL.
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Whale Branch class of 2018
BCSD kicks-off commencement ceremonies
05/31/2018
The Class of 2018 will accept their diplomas in ceremonies that begin tonight and run through next Wednesday.
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WordMasters Challenge Spring Edition
05/30/2018
The nation’s longest-running language arts competition for elementary and middle school students.
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Keisha Glover, Behavior Management Specialist
2018-19 BCSD Support Person of the Year
05/25/2018
Keisha Glover is completing her first year as May River High’s behavior management specialist.
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Curriculum vitae
School Board to interview interim superintendent candidates
05/25/2018
The interviews are scheduled for executive session, but any action resulting from the interviews will be taken in public.
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Children reading books together
Virtual Summer Reading Challenge
05/17/2018
Hundreds of rising kindergarten through eighth-grade students are expected to register for the BCSD's Virtual Summer Reading Challenge.
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Dr. Moss meets with students
Change in leadership; Board of Education, Superintendent agree to separate
05/15/2018
The Board will meet in coming weeks to discuss steps to recruit and hire a permanent superintendent to succeed Moss.
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Seniors share their opinions with Dr. Moss
BCSD seniors share their experience
05/10/2018
Twenty-two seniors preparing to graduate from Beaufort County School District high schools will discuss their experiences and share their opinions during a one-hour television program that begins airing Friday on the County Channel.
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Handwriting on a glass - budget
Board of Education schedules 2018-19 public forums
04/30/2018
Two public forums are scheduled in early May for parents and community members.
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Foundation for Excellence logo - 10 years
2018 Foundation for Educational Excellence Grants
04/30/2018
Air foils for an 8th grade class studying aerodynamics is just one example of the school projects funded for the 2018-19 school year.
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2018 SC NSPRA Award Winners
SCNSPRA recognizes the district’s communications efforts
04/27/2018
District earned 22 awards for their communications efforts from the South Carolina chapter of the National School Public Relations Association.
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River of Words book and artwork
2018 River of Words
04/26/2018
Annual ‘River of Words’ publication fuses creative student works in art and science
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WordMasters Challenge
Perfect scores at winter WordMasters Challenge
04/24/2018
Two district elementary school students earned perfect scores in the winter edition of a national vocabulary competition.
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STEM
Bluffton Middle earns STEM certification
04/24/2018
Bluffton Middle School is the eighth district school to earn a prestigious certification in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics instruction.
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2018 Senior Scholars
04/20/2018
78 high school seniors were honored at the 2018 Senior Scholars Banquet
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Principal Lawton with staff and students
Outstanding teachers and support staff honored
04/20/2018
Some very special Beaufort County School District teachers and support staff were surprised with flowers, pep rallies, and breakfasts today as Board of Education members made surprise visits to announce 2018-2019 Teachers of the Year and Support Staff of the Year.
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Dr. Moss, Dr. McCord, Cody Slaughter and Richard Jenkins
“Our Schools” begins airing April 6
04/05/2018
Keeping schools safe and maintaining high academic standards for student athletes will be topics of discussion.
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BCSD Finance Department
Finance staff recognized for excellence
04/04/2018
BCSD finance staffers have earned a national award for excellence from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.
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CEO Greg Parker donates $25,000 to BCSD schools
Parker’s donates $25,000 to BCSD schools
04/03/2018
A local convenience store company donated $25,000 to Beaufort County schools.
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Student using technology
STEM Certification for Red Cedar Foxes
03/29/2018
Red Cedar is the seventh district school to earn STEM Certification from AdvancED.
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Melissa Vogt
Whale Branch Elementary gets new principal
03/23/2018
Melissa Vogt is a 19-year education veteran and will begin her term as Principal on July 1.
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HHIMS Principal Brown congratulates student
2018 BCSD Junior Scholars
03/21/2018
More than 100 Beaufort County eighth-graders were honored tonight for being named Junior Scholars by the South Carolina Department of Education.
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SIC roundtable
Riley Award within reach for Hilton Head Island High
02/26/2018
The last district SIC to win the Riley Award was Okatie Elementary School’s in 2014.
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BLHS JROTC with silver cup
2018 Superintendent’s Cup
02/25/2018
The district’s JROTC units compete for academic, strength, speed, drills and endurance points.
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May River High's Academic WorldQuest winners and their coach
May River High finishes first in the county at Academic WorldQuest Competition
02/25/2018
For the second straight year, a team from May River High School took the top spot in Beaufort County’s annual Academic WorldQuest Competition.
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2017-18 National Merit Scholarship finalists
02/22/2018
Christopher Hoogenboom, Matthew Porter and Yi Zhou will compete with other finalists for 7,500 college scholarships worth about $32 million.
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Honors awarded to BCSD Adult Ed program and staff
02/21/2018
The district’s adult education program helps students of all ages earn their South Carolina high school diplomas, WorkKeys certificates or GEDs.
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Brady Sacha
2018 Sodexo Future Chef: Brady Sacha
02/19/2018
The third time was the charm today for an M.C. Riley Elementary School fifth-grader who won the 2018 Sodexo Future Chef competition.
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Kevin Ciak, NSBA leaders visits BCSD schools
02/15/2018
The president of the National School Boards Association visited three Beaufort County schools today and came away impressed.
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Town Hall meeting scheduled for Districts 8, 9, 10 and 11
02/08/2018
Any issue relating to Beaufort County’s public schools will be open for discussion.
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2018 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards
02/07/2018
Students in grades 7 through 12 submitted more than 330,000 works of art and writing in 29 categories.
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Bar set for academic participation – students rise to meet it
02/06/2018
High school cross country, golf, swimming, tennis and volleyball teams all maintained GPAs higher than 4.0. Middle school volleyball teams maintained a GPA higher than 4.0.
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First and last dates of the school year mandated by SC state law
02/05/2018
The 2018-19 calendar includes a two-week winter break, a preference indicated by parents and district employees in online surveys last year.
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“Our Schools” begins airing in February
02/01/2018
“Our Schools” is a partnership between the school district and the County Channel.
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Construction begins at Whale Branch Early College High
01/31/2018
School officials, students and community members today celebrated the beginning of construction on a new performing arts center and a new competition gymnasium at Whale Branch Early College High School.
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Two BCSD elementary schools earn international recognition
01/26/2018
Joseph S. Shanklin and M.C. Riley are the second and third district schools to earn Lighthouse status.
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AP Capstone diploma offered at three district high schools
01/23/2018
Advanced Placement program that helps students to develop skills valued by colleges and employers.
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Veteran educator named Middle School Counselor of the Year
01/22/2018
Ballard was nominated for the statewide award after being named as Beaufort County’s School Counselor of the Year in 2017.
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Erin Reichert
Bluffton High teacher Erin Reichert wins prestigious award
01/18/2018
Reichert is among 44 honorees for 2017-18 to receive the national recognition and the only South Carolinian to receive the Milken Educator Award this 2017-18 season.
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Schools to host individual “choice” fairs
01/18/2018
All district schools will maintain a science, technology, engineering and mathematics focus, as well as a core that includes the arts, world languages and technology.
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Students earn top 10 finishes at national WordMasters Challenge
01/17/2018
Elementary and middle school students earned perfect scores at the WordMasters Challenge, a national vocabulary competition.
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BSCD home to two of South Carolina’s top School Improvement Councils
01/10/2018
For the second straight year, Beaufort County is home to two of South Carolina’s top School Improvement Councils.
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BCSD schedules spring town halls
01/05/2018
A sixth town hall meeting devoted specifically to questions and concerns of Spanish-speaking parents will be held at Bluffton Middle School on Feb. 27 at 6 p.m.
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