ABC grants focus of 'Our Schools' TV show

BCSD TV show begins airing Friday, October 6, 2017
Posted on 10/04/2017
PHOTO CAPTION:  From left, Jeff Moss, Gretchen Keefner, Marvelle Ulmer, Carole Ingram.

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017 / ‘Our Schools’ Summer Reading, ABC

Summer Reading program, ABC grants
are focus of latest ‘Our Schools’ TV show

BEAUFORT – Reading and the arts will be featured in the Beaufort County School District next “Our Schools” television program, which begins airing Friday on the County Channel.

About 1,500 students benefited from additional teacher-led assistance through the district’s Summer Reading Program, which will be the focus of the show’s first segment.  In the second segment, three principals will discuss their schools’ arts-focused instruction and their recent grant awards from the South Carolina Arts Commission.  Six district schools – the second-highest number in the state – earned 2017 Arts in Basic Curriculum grants.

Appearing with Superintendent Jeff Moss on the new edition of “Our Schools” will be Carmen Dillard, Director of Elementary Education; Melissa Murray, English Language Arts Coordinator; Taylor McGillis, a teacher at Hilton Head Island Elementary; Carole Ingram, principal at Beaufort Middle School; Gretchen Keefner, principal at Hilton Head Island School for the Creative Arts; and Marvelle Ulmer, principal at Lady’s Island Elementary School.

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

Beginning Friday, Oct. 6, the new edition of “Our Schools” will air four times weekly: at 11:30 a.m. Mondays, 9 p.m. Tuesdays, 8:30 p.m. Thursdays and 12:30 p.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

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

Photo from left: Jeff Moss, Gretchen Keefner, Marvelle Ulmer, Carole Ingram.