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6:15 am on Thursday March 15, 2012

Riverview Charter rejects attendance caps in proposed Shell Point lease

Flickr user Leo Reynolds No matter the style or color, Riverview Charter doesn't want any limits drawn. Riverview Charter School is getting closer and yet further to leasing the 67,770 square feet of space it desires in the form of the soon-to-be...
2:44 am on Saturday February 11, 2012

Riverview Charter eyeing Shell Point Elementary space

Flickr user mklingo With 67,770 square feet of space and not-too-long-ago renovation, the soon-to-be closed Shell Point Elementary is far from an unattractive learning space. And The Island Packet has a report that points out while the growing ...
12:21 am on Monday September 26, 2011

Hundreds turn out to celebrate Port Royal Elementary School

Only weeks ago Port Royal Elementary School was facing its closure, but today hundreds of people came together to celebrate 100 years of history and to celebrate 100 years to come. Speakers at the celebration included former principals, Port Royal...
1:09 am on Friday September 23, 2011

Port Royal Elementary School celebrating 100 years on Saturday

Saved from the Beaufort County Board of Education chopping block, Port Royal Elementary School now has its sights set on celebrating its 100th anniversary. The celebration will be held September 24 at the school, kicking off at 3 p.m. The...
3:45 am on Tuesday August 16, 2011

Port Royal and Shell Point, two schools with very different futures, open for the first day of school (w/video)

Flickr user sarowen If the Beaufort County Board of Education has its way, Port Royal Elementary School will remain open for years to come, while Monday would have been the last first day for Shell Point Elementary. And with that, each had a very...
4:19 am on Saturday August 13, 2011

Is a charter school bound for Shell Point? (update: What does it take?)

Flickr user sarowen Updated Aug. 13: The Island Packet caught up with the group that's working on a charter school for Shell Point and goes into what it takes to get one up and running. Give it a read here. Updated Aug. 4: WTOC has a nice, detailed...
4:17 am on Tuesday August 9, 2011

Now talk of partial school closures in Beaufort?

Flickr user House of Sims So it seems while all of the focus was on the potential closures of Shell Point and Port Royal elementary schools, the Beaufort County Board of Education also has plans to close wings of other schools, including Lady's...
4:30 am on Sunday August 7, 2011

Rep. Erickson critical of school board, decision to close Shell Point Elementary

Now that the smoke has cleared we're starting to take notice of a bit more reaction to the school board's decision to close Shell Point Elementary School. Some of that reaction comes from state Rep. Shannon Erickson, who was critical of the board...
3:43 am on Saturday August 6, 2011

Port Royal Elementary taken off the closure list (update: Meeting coverage)

Updated Aug. 6: Here's The Island Packet's coverage of yesterday's school board meeting.  It went about as planned in terms of dissspointed and frustrated  parents. Give it a read here. Updated 2 p.m. Aug. 5: While it appears Port Royal Elementary...
3:45 am on Friday August 5, 2011

School closure: Today is the day. Watch it on TV if you can't make the meeting

Flickr user sarowen The Beaufort County Board of Education meets for a special session today to discuss the potential closure of Port Royal and Shell Point elementary schools. There's really not too much more we can say on this one as we've covered...

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