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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...
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...
4:17 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...
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...
8:24 am on Wednesday July 20, 2011

Beaufort-area school closure recommendation to come down 1 p.m. Thursday

Flickr user sarowen As you may have seen the Beaufort County School District's School Closure Task Force meets for the final time today. It's anticipated that the task force will make its recommendations to the full Board of Education on Thursday...
2:30 am on Wednesday July 20, 2011

Final Beaufort school closure recommendation meeting today (with task force member list)

Flickr user ckphotography After a not-too-eventful Beaufort County Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, a final meeting of the School Closure Task Force is slated for today, July 20. The task force will meet from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at...
10:25 am on Monday July 18, 2011

As Beaufort school closure decision looms, here's what's next (update: Task force recommendation could come Thursday)

Flickr user ckphotography Updated July 18: There's been a bit of confusion regarding when the School Closure Task Force will makes its recommendations to the board of education. Hopefully we can clarify some of that for you. According to what we'...
3:45 am on Friday July 15, 2011

S.C. Rep Shannon Erickson questions Beaufort school closure task force

You may recall that as part of our Port Royal Elementary School coverage we questioned why this 'task force' that has been asked to suggest potential school closures had 15 members voting one meeting and then only nine the next. Well it looks like...

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