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The Bridges Preparatory School committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Boys and Girls Club, 1100 Boundary Street in Beaufort. Agenda items include reports from various committees, a vote on student applications and nominations for the head of school search committee. Click here for the full agenda.
The Beaufort County School District Board of Education's Superintendent Search Committee will meet at 1 p.m. Friday at the Beaufort-Jasper Academy for Career Excellence, 80 Lowcountry Drive in Ridgeland.
The agenda has only one item: discussion of the selection process for a new superintendent.
The Beaufort County Board of Education will meet in executive session at 3:45 p.m. Tuesday at the district offices, 2900 Mink Point Blvd. in Beaufort. The board will discuss a personnel issue.
The Riverview Charter School Board of Directors will meet at 6:30 p.m. tonight in the school's media center. The school has moved into the old Shell Point Elementary, 81 Savannah Highway in Beaufort.
Agenda items include a report from the director evaluation committee and a report by the accountability committee on bylaw revisions. Click here for the full agenda.
The Beaufort County School District Board of Education will meet for a two-day work session on Thursday and Friday. Both sessions are at the district offices, 2900 Mink Point Blvd. in Beaufort.
Thursday's session begins at 9:45 a.m. The board is slated to discuss what triggers rezoning attendance areas, grade floors, development of an employee effectiveness plan and discipline/alternative education. The session is expected to conclude at 3:45 p.m.
The Beaufort-Jasper Academy for Career Excellence Board of Education will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the school, 80 Lowcountry Drive. Agenda items include a director's report and a financial update. Click here for the full agenda.
Home-school and charter school students could participate in Beaufort County School District sports and other activities next school year, but there may be a fee.
The Beaufort County Board of Education heard an update Tuesday on how new state laws allowing those students to participate in some activities might affect the district.
The Beaufort County Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the County Council chambers at 100 Ribaut Road in Beaufort. Agenda items include accepting several donations and the 2012-13 board work plan. Click here for the full agenda.