News stories from 2017

This is the image for the news article titled School choice options offered again for the fourth straight yearThis is the image for the news article titled School choice options offered again for the fourth straight year
School choice options offered again for the fourth straight year
12/20/2017
The Beaufort County School District is gearing up to accept school choice applications for the 2018-19 academic year,
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SC public schools textbooks accessible to public
12/14/2017
The public is invited to review textbooks and instructional materials that have been proposed for use in South Carolina’s public schools.
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April 21 referendum, mobile classrooms approved
12/13/2017
Approved bond referendum aimed at adding classroom space to address student enrollment growth in the southern part of the county.
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Independent audit finds BCSD in compliance
12/13/2017
For the 18th consecutive year, the Beaufort County School District has earned an exemplary financial review from outside auditors.
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Major motion picture inspires scholarship
12/12/2017
Inspired by the movie “Hidden Figures,” a Beaufort County couple has established a new endowment.
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Student choruses, bands and orchestras to perform
12/06/2017
Community members are invited to join thousands of parents for holiday-themed student musical performances that begin this week and continue through Dec. 19 at schools across the district.
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BCSD high school students earn top honors
12/05/2017
Beaufort County high school students earned numerous top honors and won key elections at the recent state 2017 Model Legislature and Court conference in Columbia.
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District 6 town hall scheduled for November 30
11/22/2017
Beaufort County Board of Education member John Dowling has scheduled a town hall meeting next week to hear from constituents.
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Students completing high school "on time" at all-time high
11/15/2017
The district’s graduation rate – the percentage of students who complete high school “on time” and get a diploma in four years – improved to 84.1 percent, up from 83.4 percent in 2016 and up from 75.3 in 2013.
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BCSD high school students improve ACT scores
11/09/2017
District high school students outperformed their peers from across South Carolina on a key statewide exam during the 2016-17 school year, according to data released today by the South Carolina Department of Education.
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Bluffton, Hilton Head Island Board members to meet next week
11/08/2017
Board of Education members representing Bluffton and portions of Hilton Head Island have scheduled town hall meetings next week to hear from their constituents.
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Child Find Expansion Program receives additional funding
11/08/2017
Hundreds of Beaufort County children are expected to receive developmental screenings and needed educational intervention to prepare them for kindergarten, thanks to $50,000 in additional funding from The Learning Center Fund of Coastal Community Foundation.
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Colleges and universities pitch to BCSD students at the 2017 College Fair
11/02/2017
More than 70 colleges and universities will make sales pitches to Beaufort County public and private high school juniors and seniors.l juniors and seniors Friday at a college fair that’s expected to draw more than 2,500 students to the University of South Carolina Beaufort.
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'Our Schools' to focus on BCSD finance division and facilities office
11/01/2017
BCSD’s Finance and Operations division and its facilities office is focus of “Our Schools.”
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Annual breakfast celebrates BCSD milestones
10/26/2017
Community members, business and government representatives, elected officials, Board of Education members, educators and students were briefed at the annual State of the Schools
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Retired businessman to fill the District 6 Board seat
10/20/2017
John Dowling was elected to fill the District 6 seat vacated by former board member Patricia Felton-Montgomery.
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Fall Innovative Teacher Grants awarded to 19 BCSD teachers
10/13/2017
Supporters and Board members visited 14 Beaufort County schools this week to surprise 19 teachers with grant awards.
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Post-graduation planning focus of 'College Application Day'
10/11/2017
On Friday, October 13, BCSD high school seniors will get one-on-one college application coaching from school counselors, parents, community volunteers and representatives of colleges and universities.
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Workshops aimed at parents of BCSD juniors and seniors
10/10/2017
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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84.9 percent of BCSD students qualify for national certificates
10/09/2017
Students outperformed their peers from across South Carolina on a key statewide exam during the 2016-17 school year.
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BCSD TV show begins airing Friday, October 6, 2017
10/04/2017
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.
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SC READY results released for 2017
10/03/2017
The South Carolina Department of Education has released the results of 2017 statewide assessments for SC READY, SC PASS and End-of-Course assessments.
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Ungvarsky "superlative choice" for Teacher of the Year
09/22/2017
A biology teacher with more than a decade of classroom experience was named today as the 2017-2018 District Teacher of the Year.
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Superintendent's first town hall slated for Hilton Head High
09/18/2017
Superintendent Moss schedules first town hall meeting of the 2017-18 school year
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2017 National Merit Semifinalists Announced
09/13/2017
The three students named as semifinalists are: Chris Hoogenboom, Beaufort High, Matthew Porter, May River High, and Yi Zhou, Bluffton High.
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BCSD seniors outperform on 2017 ACT exams
09/07/2017
BCSD seniors in the Class of 2017 scored above SC public school averages on ACT college entrance exam results released today.
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The 2017-18 school year is officially under way.
08/17/2017
Nearly 22,000 students are greeted by teachers and school staff on the first day of school in Beaufort County.
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"Our Schools" to air on local cable networks
08/10/2017
The district’s Auxiliary Services division and its bus transportation system are focus local cable network programming.
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2017-18 Teacher-of-the-Year
08/07/2017
Five classroom teachers were named today as finalists for Beaufort County’s 2017-2018 District Teacher of the Year.
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BCSD Summer Institute 2017
08/07/2017
More than 1,000 teachers, staff attend training workshops at district’s Summer Institute 2017
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Campbell, Kinton and Striebinger elected
07/19/2017
Board elevates Cambell to charimanship, elects Kinton as vice chair and Striebinger will serve as secretary.
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Back-to-School Expo
07/19/2017
Event helps families prepare for the upcoming new school year
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"Our Schools" July 2017
07/05/2017
Student data a focus of new TV show
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This is the image for the news article titled Almond, Morillo and Lawton named principalsThis is the image for the news article titled Almond, Morillo and Lawton named principals
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This is the image for the news article titled May River Senior Earns National Merit ScholarshipThis is the image for the news article titled May River Senior Earns National Merit Scholarship
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This is the image for the news article titled HHIHS wins prestigious Carlisle CupThis is the image for the news article titled HHIHS wins prestigious Carlisle Cup
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This is the image for the news article titled BCSD focuses on teacher recruitmentThis is the image for the news article titled BCSD focuses on teacher recruitment
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Class of 2017 breaks record
05/26/2017
College scholarship total tops $38 million
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This is the image for the news article titled 2017 Support Person of the YearThis is the image for the news article titled 2017 Support Person of the Year
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This is the image for the news article titled New principals selected for two schoolsThis is the image for the news article titled New principals selected for two schools
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Free online learning this summer
05/15/2017
Registration open for Virtual Summer Academy
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This is the image for the news article titled High school ranked No. 2 in stateThis is the image for the news article titled High school ranked No. 2 in state
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This is the image for the news article titled Board members set town hall meetingsThis is the image for the news article titled Board members set town hall meetings
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New "Our Schools" show to debut
05/03/2017
Topics are arts initiative, Special Olympics
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This is the image for the news article titled Top teachers, support staff honoredThis is the image for the news article titled Top teachers, support staff honored
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This is the image for the news article titled Public forums on 2017-18 district budgetThis is the image for the news article titled Public forums on 2017-18 district budget
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This is the image for the news article titled District finance staff earns national awards This is the image for the news article titled District finance staff earns national awards
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This is the image for the news article titled Board OKs contract negotiations with architectsThis is the image for the news article titled Board OKs contract negotiations with architects
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This is the image for the news article titled "River of Words 2017" unveiledThis is the image for the news article titled "River of Words 2017" unveiled
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This is the image for the news article titled Board of Education gets new memberThis is the image for the news article titled Board of Education gets new member
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This is the image for the news article titled 2017 Senior Scholars BanquetThis is the image for the news article titled 2017 Senior Scholars Banquet
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This is the image for the news article titled 2017 Sea Island Regional Science Fair This is the image for the news article titled 2017 Sea Island Regional Science Fair
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This is the image for the news article titled Middle School scholars honoredThis is the image for the news article titled Middle School scholars honored
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This is the image for the news article titled 2017-18 school calendar revisedThis is the image for the news article titled 2017-18 school calendar revised
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This is the image for the news article titled High school gets performing arts centerThis is the image for the news article titled High school gets performing arts center
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This is the image for the news article titled Parker's donates $20,000 to schoolsThis is the image for the news article titled Parker's donates $20,000 to schools
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This is the image for the news article titled District selects new finance officerThis is the image for the news article titled District selects new finance officer
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This is the image for the news article titled District gets a new transportation directorThis is the image for the news article titled District gets a new transportation director
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This is the image for the news article titled Something good's cooking in the kitchenThis is the image for the news article titled Something good's cooking in the kitchen
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This is the image for the news article titled Teacher career fair set for SaturdayThis is the image for the news article titled Teacher career fair set for Saturday
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This is the image for the news article titled South Carolina high school writing competitionThis is the image for the news article titled South Carolina high school writing competition
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New Bluffton High-USCB partnership
03/06/2017
High school students will be able to earn college credits
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2017 Academic World Quest
02/28/2017
May River team wins academic competition
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District honors school counselors
02/20/2017
The district recognizes three outstanding school counselors
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This is the image for the news article titled Middle school SIC honored as Riley Award finalistThis is the image for the news article titled Middle school SIC honored as Riley Award finalist
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Bluffton High offers new AP choice
02/15/2017
Students who complete program will receive a special diploma
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This is the image for the news article titled 2017-18 school calendar approvedThis is the image for the news article titled 2017-18 school calendar approved
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This is the image for the news article titled Board approves Whale Branch gymnasiumThis is the image for the news article titled Board approves Whale Branch gymnasium
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This is the image for the news article titled Athletes meet district academic requirementsThis is the image for the news article titled Athletes meet district academic requirements
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This is the image for the news article titled Chamber honors teacherThis is the image for the news article titled Chamber honors teacher
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This is the image for the news article titled Local school choice fairs on tapThis is the image for the news article titled Local school choice fairs on tap
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This is the image for the news article titled Kindergarten registration dates setThis is the image for the news article titled Kindergarten registration dates set
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This is the image for the news article titled Two SICs named among state's bestThis is the image for the news article titled Two SICs named among state's best
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