"Our Schools" May 2017

New "Our Schools" show to debut
Posted on 05/03/2017
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

 

District arts initiative, Special Olympics

are focus of latest ‘Our Schools’ TV show

 

BEAUFORT – Two district initiatives – one focusing on student artists and the other focusing on a special group of student athletes – will highlight the next “Our Schools” television program, which begins airing Friday on the County Channel.

 

“River of Words” is an annual collection of art and poetry by Beaufort County School District students, and for the first time, this year’s book will be sold to the public online via Amazon and Barnes and Noble.”  Appearing with Superintendent Jeff Moss to explore “River of Words” will be Project Coordinator Heather Brabham, Robert Smalls International Academy art teacher Dara Ramey and Julianna Vega, a fifth-grader at Hilton Head Island School for the Creative Arts.

 

The school district has dramatically expanded its partnership with Special Olympics, which coordinates athletic competitions involving student athletes with disabilities.  Guests appearing with Moss during that segment of the new “Our Schools” will be Gregory McCord, the district’s Chief Auxiliary Services Officer; Herbert Glaze, Dean of Students at Beaufort High School; and Kathy Cramer, Area Co-Director for Special Olympics.

 

“Our Schools” is a partnership between the school district and the County Channel.

 

Beginning Friday, May 5, the new edition of “Our Schools” will air four times weekly: at 8:30 p.m. Mondays, 11:30 a.m. Thursdays, 8:30 p.m. Fridays and 11:30 a.m. Saturdays.  The broadcast will air on local cable networks: Comcast’s Channel 2, Hargray’s channels 9 and 113, and Spectrum Channel 63.  The show also will air at those times on the County Channel’s website at this link:

 

http://www.bcgov.net/departments/Community-Services/county-channel/index.php

In addition, the show will be archived and can be watched any time at the same link.

 

PHOTO CAPTION:  From left, Jeff Moss, Heather Brabham, Julianna Vega and Dara Ramey.