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7:03 pm on Tuesday February 7, 2012

Shell Point Elementary closure, student reshuffling plans receive federal OK

Flickr user brianjmatis Shell Point Elementary School has received one of the final checkoffs to close next year, and many other classes around the county will soon shift schools. The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR)...
11:33 am on Monday March 7, 2011

Sex-ed program to be implemented into Beaufort County schools

Flickr user Asiatic League Continuing on their efforts to decrease unintentional teen pregnancy rates among teens in the Beaufort County School District, school leaders approved a sex-ed curriculum proposal. (There's been a bit of coverage on this...
12:30 pm on Wednesday February 23, 2011

Decision on sex-ed programs expected soon

Flickr user Asiatic League A Beaufort County panel will make a decision February 23 on which of the two sex-ed programs will be implemented into the schools' curriculum. In an effort to decrease unintentional teenage pregnancies and encourage...
2:38 am on Wednesday February 16, 2011

Shell Point Elementary, Beaufort IB program to get vote on cuts (update: one trimmed, other lives)

Flickr user brianjmatis Update February 16: One long battle has ended and another budgetary battle has begun. At the Tuesday meeting the school board voted to "continue to fund all of our county schools in their current building and under their...
5:25 am on Wednesday February 2, 2011

Shell Point Elementary closure debate (update: No decision yet, look for another vote soon)

Flickr user ckphotography Update February 2: While support was there to take school closure off the table a technicality prevented a vote on Tuesday. However supporting school board members are promising a new tact at the next school board meeting...
4:45 am on Saturday November 20, 2010

Tangled in a financial mess: Who's to blame for school district woes?

Flickr user davef3138 A $4 million shortfall in the Beaufort County School District's budget has left the community and school board at odds, particularly over a proposal to make up a portion of the difference by closing Shell Point Elementary and...
4:44 am on Wednesday November 3, 2010

Write-in school board candidacy falls short, Beaufort County to see new treasurer (updated)

Flickr user kylemacdonald Click here to be taken to update It looks like Beaufort County will have a new treasurer. With 70 of 84 precincts reporting this is where we stand: Douglas Henderson - 63% Joy Logan - 37% As far as school board goes, it...
8:04 am on Friday October 22, 2010

Candidate forum features local council, education, and congressional candidates (update: forum report)

Flickr user theresasthompson Update October 22: As you might expect, the Gazette came out for the forum and has a nice report about what the candidates said. Worth pointing out that the image of Beaufort, N.C., is still on the Beaufort Black Chamber...
4:31 am on Wednesday October 13, 2010

Lady's Island group to host school board candidate forum (updated)

Flickr user cle0patra Updates at bottom The Lady's Island Business and Professional Association on Tuesday, October 12, will hold a candidate forum between Bill Evans and Robert White for the District 7 seat on the Beaufort County Board of Education...
6:02 am on Friday August 13, 2010

Dog eats candidate's petition for Beaufort County School Board

Flickr user Wesley Fryer The Island Packet reports that a potential candidate for Beaufort County School Board won't be running, well, because his dog ate his petition with all of the signatures on it. Yeah, sure, we've all heard that one before....
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