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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...
4:48 am on Wednesday September 7, 2011

Beaufort school board at least as smart as a fifth-grader

Flickr user ckphotography Fifth-graders didn't want to move to area middles schools from their elementary schools, at least their parents didn't want them to, and so the Beaufort County Board of Education has decided to keep them where they are....
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...
4:30 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...
7:58 am on Thursday August 4, 2011

This week in Beaufort County school closures: Here's what you need to know (update: Friday's agenda released)

Updated Aug. 4: The agenda for Friday's special school board meeting at which school closures will be addressed has been released.  The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. at the board's Mink Point Blvd. facility. You can view the agenda below Reported...
2:23 pm on Monday August 1, 2011

Beaufort school board agenda announced, doesn't include school closure discussion

The agenda for Tuesday's Beaufort County Board of Education meeting has been announced, and it doesn't include an item regarding a vote on proposed school closures. That vote is suppossed to take place at a special meeting held this coming Friday....
12:48 am on Friday July 22, 2011

Port Royal Elementary parent: Clearer minds have not prevailed (update: School board vote to come Aug. 5 w/video)

Updated July 22: There's not a whole lot to update here other than to say that the Beaufort County Board of Education vote on these school closures is expected to come down Aug. 5. Sure The Island Packet story from this morning has a lot of upset...

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