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The Beaufort County Board of Education superintendent search committee will meet in a closed session at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday to discuss the next superintendent's salary. The meeting will be in the executive conference room by the Beaufort County Council chambers, 100 Ribaut Road in Beaufort. Click here for the full agenda.
A variety of classes are being offered this fall at the Technical College of the Lowcountry's New River campus in Bluffton. Classes include rug hooking, couponing and social media for businesses. A certification course for those interested in becoming a veterinary assistant will be offered from January to April.
The Bridges Preparatory School Board of Directors will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Wardle Family YMCA, 1801 Richmond Ave. in Port Royal.
The agenda includes reports from the board's education, head of school and facilities committees, among others. There's also a planning and implementation grant update. Click here for the full agenda.
The Riverview Charter School board of directors will meet at 6:30 p.m. tomorrow at the school, 81 Savannah Highway. The meeting will begin with an executive session for discussion of pending legal matters. The public session should start in the media center at about 7:15 p.m.
Here's the agenda:
- Approval of the Agenda
- Statement of Compliance with Freedom of Information Act
- Public Comments to the Board (3 minutes per speaker)
- Directors Report
- Committee Reports: Finance Committee – August Budget Report, Building Committee, Board Development Committee
The Beaufort County school board has called a special meeting at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday at St. Helena Elementary School, 1031 Sea Island Parkway.
The agenda includes discussion of installing cameras on school buses, the superintendent search timeline and a community discussion of St. Helena Elementary's student performance. Click here for the full agenda.
The Beaufort County School District Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the County Council Chambers at 100 Ribaut Road in Beaufort.
The agenda include discussion of possible school choice plans for the 2013-14 school year. Click here for the full agenda.