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Blood Drive at Battery Creek

December 5, 2014 by Michele Barker (Register to contact)

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Battery Creek High School is having a blood drive on Wednesday, December 10th, 8AM-2PM. All alumni are encouraged to donate. Please contact teacher Martha Sette at *****@beaufort.k12.sc.us or 322-5500 to make an appointment. The Blood Alliance is the sole provider to the hospitals in Beaufort and Jasper counties. Please give the gift of life!

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  1. Deputies investigate bomb threat at Battery Creek High School  WTOC
  2. Sheriff: No explosive device found at Battery Creek High School  WSAV-TV
  3. Update: Beaufort Co. high school resumes ‘normal operations’ after earlier bomb threat, officials say  Hilton Head Island Packet
  4. Deputies investigating source of bomb threat called in to school  Live 5 News WCSC
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Memorial held at Battery Creek High School in honor of Beaufort County teen  WTOC

Hundreds of family, classmates, teachers, and friends flooded Battery Creek High School to celebrate the life of 18-year-old Malik Spencer at a public memorial ...



Battery Creek wins lower state softball title  WTOC

One team left chasing a title: the Battery Creek softball team.



Battery Creek High student charged with bringing knife to school  WJCL News

A Battery Creek High School student is facing a felony charge for allegedly bringing a knife onto campus. Chandler Jordan Larson, 17, was booked into the ...



Battery Creek alum named school’s next boys’ basketball coach  Hilton Head Island Packet

Battery Creek hired one of its own to be its next boys' basketball coach. Former Dolphins player C.J. Brown was named the new Battery Creek boys basketball ...



First-time champs! Battery Creek defeats Union County for Class 3A softball title  Hilton Head Island Packet

Battery Creek hosted Union County in Game 2 of Class 3A softball championship series on May 15, 2019.



Beaufort County high school teacher accused of kissing student; investigation ongoing  The Island Packet

Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is actively investigating allegations of a Battery Creek High School teacher kissing a female juvenile student.



Beaufort County Board of Education holds public forum for 2019-20 budget  WTOC

Thursday night at Battery Creek High School, the Beaufort County Board of Education held a public forum to discuss their budget for the 2019-2020 school year.



2nd Beaufort County school employee charged after criminal misconduct with students, police say  The Island Packet

Battery Creek High English teacher Brittney Whetzel, of Lady's Island, South Carolina, is accused of sexual battery with two students and providing alcohol to ...



Public forums being held to discuss budget for Beaufort County Schools  WTOC

Beaufort County taxpayers will have the chance to learn how the school board plans to spend their money for next year's school budget.



Beaufort Co. teacher had sex with 2 students after Googling whether she could, report says  The Herald-Sun

Battery Creek High teacher Brittney Whetzel, of Lady's Island, South Carolina, is accused of sexual battery with students in the Beaufort County School District; ...



Second school employee arrested for distributing alcohol to Battery Creek High students  WTOC

BEAUFORT CO., SC (WTOC) - There is a sense of shock in Beaufort County after two Battery Creek High School employees were arrested and accused of ...



Battery Creek High employees out on bond  WTOC

The two Battery Creek High School employees arrested this week are now out on bond.



Beaufort County school leaders want your help to find their next superintendent  WJCL News

Beaufort County school leaders are asking for the public's help to find their next school superintendent. This week a series of public meetings will be held to ...



Beaufort County high school will host memorial service for missing teen found killed  WJCL News

Memorial and funeral services for Malik Spencer are scheduled for this weekend in Beaufort.



Student charged with assaulting a Battery Creek High School resource officer  WJCL News

A student is accused of assaulting a school resource officer at Battery Creek High School.



SC teacher wrote note to student: ‘No more cheek, from now on straight to the mouth’  The State

Battery Creek High School Spanish teacher Fabian Jaimes kissed a student on the cheek, prompting a criminal investigation by the Beaufort County Sheriff's ...



Battery Creek graduation remembers former Teacher of the Year, school’s gym will host funeral  Island Packet

Battery Creek High School's graduation opened Thursday with a somber moment acknowledging a faculty member who should have been in attendance.



Beaufort County shutting down Islands Academy at the end of the semester  WJCL News

The alternative school is not meeting state requirements.



2 months after Malik Spencer vanished, his Beaufort County family plans a public funeral  Hilton Head Island Packet

Malik Spencer, 18, will be laid to rest in Beaufort's Forest Lawn Cemetery on Saturday — two months after his mother last saw him. A Beaufort visitation ...



Brittney Whetzel, Battery Creek High School Teacher, Accused Of Sex With Students | Crime Time  Oxygen

English teacher Brittney Whetzel allegedly bragged about the sex in a group chat with two other teachers, saying she “would do it every day.” By Gina Tron ...



Smoke was billowing from a Beaufort duplex when ‘hero’ wrestling coach sprang into action  The Island Packet

Battery Creek graduate and wrestling coach DeAndre Johnson, a former NCAA national champion, alerted firefighters to a Beaufort SC duplex fire. His fast ...



Friends and family celebrate life of Malik Spencer with a memorial service  fox28media.com

Friends and family of Malik Spencer came out to Battery Creek High School Friday night to celebrate his life with a wake. The 18-year-old went missing from ...



Beaufort County School District holds public forums to find next superintendent  WTOC

The Beaufort County School District is asking for the public's help on finding its next superintendent.



Lowcountry woman paralyzed in car accident encourages seat belt safety  WSAV-TV

1000 people died on South Carolina roads in 2018, more than half weren't wearing seatbelts. That's why the Burton Fire District, South Carolina Highway Patrol ...



Beaufort County School District names teachers, support staff of the year  Bluffton Today

Beaufort County school board members made surprise visits last week to recognize the school district's 2019-20 teachers and support staff members of the year.



Beaufort Co. teacher's license revoked amid criminal charges  Live 5 News WCSC

The South Carolina Board of Education revoked the license of a Beaufort County teacher facing charges that she had sexual relations with and served alcohol to ...



Beaufort Co. to close Islands Academy after school ranks one of worst in SC  WSAV-TV

The Beaufort County School District is closing one its alternative school at the end of the year, after it ranked in the bottom 5th percent of all schools in South ...



This weekend, friends and family said goodbye to Beaufort County teen Malik Spencer  WJCL News

This weekend Malik Spencer-- the 18-year-old Lobeco teen who was found shot to death in Bamberg County-- was laid to rest at Anderson Funeral Home.



Scores from Friday’s Lowcountry and SC high school football games  Island Packet

Find live local high school football coverage for all Beaufort and Hilton Head Island, SC, games including up-to-the-minute scores, schedules and more on ...



SC public schools just got graded. How did your child’s Beaufort County school stack up?  The Island Packet

The South Carolina Department of Education released report cards for schools in the Beaufort County School District. A third are not meeting state standards ...



Teacher Accused of Sexual Battery During Spring Break Party  PEOPLE.com

Brittney Whetzel, who reportedly teaches English at South Carolina's Battery Creek High School, was arrested on Monday.



After appearing in ‘Black Panther’ movie, this Beaufort native is hustling to become a star  Charlotte Observer

A Beaufort man appeared in the blockbuster movie “Black Panther” and planned to move to New York this summer and pursue a career as an actor. Here's what ...



Beaufort County school board lays groundwork for November 2019 referendum  The Island Packet

The Beaufort County, South Carolina school board voted to allow interim superintendent Herb Berg to start planning for a November 2019 referendum to ...



New details in arrest of Beaufort County HS teacher charged for sex with students  WSAV-TV

News 3 has learned new details about why two Beaufort County teachers landed in jail. Both are facing charges of having sex with students and giving them ...



Battery Creek hires Wade Hampton’s Shelby Strother as AD  Island Packet

Battery Creek High School has hired Shelby Strother as its next athletics director. Strother is the athletics director for Hampton County School District 1 and ...



Where are the shelters for those who evacuated the barrier islands?  The Island Packet

S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster ordered the evacuation of Beaufort County barrier islands on September 8, 2017 ahead of Hurricane Irma's expected effects. Multiple ...



Brittney Whetzel: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know  Heavy.com

Brittney Whetzel, a teacher from Beaufort, South Carolina, is accused of sexual misconduct with a student. See photos.



Board: Beaufort Co. teacher poses a 'threat to the health, safety and welfare of students'  The News & Observer

The S.C. Department of Education suspended the teaching certificate of a Battery Creek High School teacher accused of having sex with two students during a ...



Islands Academy closing; what parents and students need to know:  WJCL News

(WJCL). Islands Academy is closing indefinitely after failing to meet state graduation expectations. Advertisement. Related *Content*. Superintendent reaffirms ...



Beaufort County’s valedictorians spill on their hardest classes, best teachers and, ugh, uniforms  Island Packet

Beaufort County's top students won't miss their uniforms. That was the overwhelming consensus among valedictorians at area high schools, who received ...



9 new things you’ll see at Beaufort County schools this year  Island Packet

New faces, fewer passwords and buses with GPS technology are a few of the changes to Beaufort County School District this year.



Here’s when Beaufort County schools will host graduation - and how to help us celebrate the Class of 2017!  Island Packet

Help us celebrate the Class of 2017! Whether it's senior photos, cap and gown shots before the big day or celebrating with friends and family after walking ...



Wrestling coach leaving after 30-year tenure at Battery Creek  Island Packet

Nathan Day will stay in the Palmetto State but will head north to Liberty High School.



‘Suspicious’ social media post put Beaufort County high school on lockdown  The Island Packet

Beaufort High School is on modified lockdown as of Friday, March 2, 2018 while law enforcement investigates a social media post.



Beaufort County teen killed in crash will be remembered at funeral Wednesday  The Island Packet

The funeral is Wednesday for a high school student killed in a car crash in Beaufort County, SC. The funeral *service* for Kevin Morazan, of Grays Hill, will be held ...



Teacher with Upstate connections had sex with 2 students, gave alcohol to 3, report says  WYFF Greenville

A teacher who previously taught at an Upstate high school is accused of giving three of her students alcohol and having sexual encounters with two of them.



Beaufort S.C., natives return home to work as Series Commanders on MCRD Parris Island  DVIDS

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It’s true. You can take the boy to Silicon Valley, but a bit of Beaufort will go with him  The Island Packet

Beaufort native Elliott Friedman has found happiness and success working at Google in the heart of California's Silicon Valley. But a bit of the South Carolina ...



Battery Creek hires new boys, girls soccer coaches  Island Packet

Battery Creek High School has two new faces in charge of its soccer programs.



Students earn Westcott nature photography awards  Bluffton Today

Since 2006, the Photography Club of Beaufort has sponsored the Dale Westcott Memorial Nature Awards for local high school students.The late Dale Westcott ...



Beaufort County school teachers could see a salary boost next year. Here's how much  The Island Packet

The Beaufort County Board of Education passed a 2 percent cost-of-living raise to all Beaufort County School District (SC) employees on Friday, April 27, 2018.



Tree-lightings, parades, and services: A 2018 guide to holiday events in the Lowcountry  The Island Packet

The holidays are upon us and there are plenty of events around Beaufort County and in Savannah and Charleston. From tree lightings, Christmas parades and ...



A Beaufort County teacher kissed a student. Cops had to warn Moss to step aside, report says  The Island Packet

Superintendent Jeff Moss and other Beaufort County (South Carolina) School District officials were warned not to interfere with a November 16, 2017, criminal ...



How one parent helped her son survive in-school bullying  Hilton Head Island Packet

The last straw for Sharon Perry and her son was the four words spray painted on the school wall: "Russel is a fag."



Questions on Beaufort County School District's $76M referendum? Here are answers  The Island Packet

On Saturday, April 21, 2018, the Beaufort County (SC) School District will hold a $76 million bond referendum to reduce student overcrowding in Bluffton by ...



Kids in Beaufort Co. help military students transition to new schools  WJCL News

Beaufort County School District middle and high school students North of the Broad are learning how to help military students transition to new schools.



Want to go to prom in Beaufort County? Better get your parents' permission  Island Packet

Six area high schools are hosting their proms this weekend, and another four are following suit next weekend. But students can't just show up to prom — here's a ...



SC school district subpoenaed in FBI investigation of school construction  The State

The Beaufort County School District has been subpoenaed in an FBI investigation related to construction of two Bluffton schools built during Superintendent Jeff ...



Has bullying at Beaufort County Schools been getting ‘swept under the rug’?  The Island Packet

The Beaufort County School District in South Carolina did not submit any bullying or harassment incidents to the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil ...



2016 Beaufort Water Festival Pirettes  Bluffton Today

2016 PIRETTESThe Pirettes serve as the Beaufort Water Festival's goodwill ambassadors, participating in regional parades and other activities throughout the ...



New principals selected for two Beaufort Co. schools  WJCL News

Two Beaufort County schools will see new leadership for the 2017-2018 school year.



Beaufort High principal responds to students' dress-code rant  The State

A Beaufort High School student's diatribe against an alleged dress code violation reached thousands of people on social media just hours after she said a skirt ...



Videos capture last days of Beaufort 10 year old, mom before they were killed in Florida  The Island Packet

A woman and son shot and killed in Tampa, Florida in a domestic dispute were from Beaufort SC. Family and friends are raising money for a funeral for ...



Only in Beaufort: How one Beaufortonian succeeded in football -- and life  Island Packet

Former Battery Creek High School football standout James Saxon was one of two people voted "Most Likely to Succeed" by his classmates.



Too many students and not enough classrooms, Beaufort County schools looking for a solution  WSAV-TV

BEAUFORT, Sc. (WSAV) - Schools in Beaufort County are gaining hundreds of students each year, most in Bluffton, but after many short-term attempts to ...



The Beaufort Co. school referendum failed, so will Bluffton kids be zoned to Beaufort?  The Island Packet

Parents can breathe a sigh of relief. Bluffton students will not be sent across the Broad River bridge to northern Beaufort County schools in the 2019-20 school ...



2 Beaufort County school employees arrested in abuse case  WCBD News 2

BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP/WCBD) - A school teacher in South Carolina has been arrested and charged with assaulting two students at her home last week.



Bluffton parents display a powerful message in memory of their son  The Island Packet

There is no roadside cross for Caleb Whiteleather. Nearly one year after the 18-year-old Beaufort County resident's death in an automobile crash, his parents, ...



Beaufort County school bus driver receives state honor  WSAV-TV

A Beaufort County school bus driver, who has been behind the wheel for 33 years, has been named the state's 2018 Bus Driver of the Year.



Mom, son killed in Fla. shooting will be buried in Beaufort after supporters raise money  The Island Packet

A mother and son killed in a shooting in Florida this month will be laid to rest together this week in Beaufort. The funeral *service* for Stephanie Willis and Ricky ...



1 South Carolina teacher accused of having sex with students, another accused of buying them alcohol  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

BEAUFORT COUNTY, S.C. -- Two teachers in South Carolina are accused of throwing their students a party and one of them allegedly had sex with two ...



Not long ago, he was cleaning houses. Now this Beaufort man is in a Hollywood mega-hit  The Island Packet

A Beaufort, SC man was cast in the Black Panther movie released on Friday, February 16, 2018. He is an aspiring actor with little theater experience.



Hodge tapped as new WSNHS principal - The Brewton Standard  Brewton Standard

W.S. Neal High School prepares to kick-off the 2018-2019 school year under the leadership of their new principal Matthew Hodge. Hodge looks to use his ...



Only in Beaufort: Lack of arms doesn’t keep Richie Parker from moving forward  Island Packet

If you search YouTube for the award-winning ESPN video about Richie Parker, you'll notice the attention-grabbing title “(Must See) Richie Parker (Guy With No ...



Education  WTOC

University of South Carolina trustees voted Friday afternoon to hire retired Army General and West Point Superintendent Robert Caslen as its new president. By ...



Hard-hit communities keep chins up as they sift through Hurricane Matthew damage  Island Packet

Electricity, water and sewer *service* are slowly returning to northern Beaufort County. Evacuees were readmitted to Fripp Island on Thursday, the last area in the ...



Greg Hall, respected Beaufort County coach, teacher, dies at 60  Island Packet

Greg Hall created a high standard for his Beaufort County students and football players and held them to it with a tough, fair demeanor.



2015 Beaufort Water Festival Pirettes  Bluffton Today

2015 PIRETTESThe Pirettes serve as the Beaufort Water Festival's goodwill ambassadors, participating in regional parades and other activities throughout the ...



Beaufort Islands under mandatory evacuation  Bluffton Today

Gov. Henry McMaster has issued a mandatory evacuation for barrier islands in the Beaufort, Colleton and Jasper Counties.The islands in Beaufort include ...



Beaufort County schools name Teachers of the Year  Hilton Head Island Packet

Beaufort County school board members surprised 30 teachers in their classrooms Friday with gift baskets of flowers, balloons and treats as they announced ...



Recreation briefs, Jan. 9: Online registration opening for PALS youth sports  Island Packet

Online registration will open soon for all Beaufort County Parks and Leisure Services spring sports.



Teacher googles 'is it legal to sleep with students' before going to house party, now she's under arrest for n  Meaww

A teacher allegedly had sex with two of her students after she searched the internet to check whether or not it is legal to do so. Brittney Whetzel reportedly joked ...



PREVIEW: Carolina Panthers at Pittsburgh Steelers  Gaston Gazette

Game: Carolina Panthers (6-2) at Pittsburgh Steelers (5-2-1), 8:20 p.m. TV: FOX (Joe Buck play-by-play, Troy Aikman color analyst, Erin Andrews sideline ...



‘Chopped’ winner from Beaufort shares life’s key ingredient  Island Packet

Truck stop chef JR Tiger wins a $10000 cooking competition on the Food Network's popular “Chopped” show. The Marine brat learned to cook in Beaufort, but ...



S.C. Badkatz will compete for softball national title  Bluffton Today

The South Carolina Badkatz 18-and-under softball team is headed to nationals. Coached by Bob Layman, Jessica Young and Chuck Crosby, the ...



CCF announces nine 2018 Reverend Pinckney Scholars | News  Moultrie News

Coastal Community Foundation (CCF) today announced the third cohort of scholarship recipients of the Reverend Pinckney Scholars Program, established at ...



Police investigate Myrtle Beach teacher for sending inappropriate messages to student  Myrtle Beach Sun News

Horry County police are investigating after a male teacher at Coastal Leadership Academy in Myrtle Beach sent inappropriate messages to a teenage girl who ...



Aerospace program launches at SC high schools  Charleston Regional Business

Over the next few months, high school students will design an airplane cockpit seat, and produce it on a 3-D printer, from inside their North Charleston classroom ...



Teacher who had sex with her students said she couldn't 'control herself' and that that she 'would do it every  Meaww

A South Carolina teacher accused of having sex with two teenage students at a party she and another teacher hosted allegedly bragged about not being able to ...



Students performed sex acts in a classroom — and the teacher was there, SC board says  The Island Packet

The South Carolina Board of Education said an Upstate teacher resigned from Byrnes High School and her teaching license has been suspended for a year ...



Greenfield softball coach Jack Miller adds to his already impressive résumé with win No. 500  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Jack Miller has won 75% of his games and 12 conference titles during his 29 seasons as a head coach.



Retired Marine, Beaufort native named Parris Island Historical Society director  Hilton Head Island Packet

After 25 years in the U.S. Marine Corps, Caroline Fermin returned home to Beaufort in 2013, just as she always intended.



After alcohol-related death, Beaufort teen’s friends forced to say a bitter goodbye  Island Packet

Colleen Reedy had been preparing herself to say goodbye to William Thompson. The 18-year-old, who'd lived in her Beaufort home since October and liked to ...



Family pillow business a Beaufort County success story  Island Packet

Harris Pillow Supply in Beaufort plans to double its staff in the next five years and soon will begin renovating the building down the road on Parker Drive ...



As Irma flood waters rose, 15 Beaufort County residents needed help fast  The Island Packet

Burton Fire District, Beaufort Water Search and Rescue and Beaufort County Sheriff's Office responded to four homes off Delaney Circle around 2 p.m. to save ...



Faced with massive re-entry after Hurricane Matthew, Beaufort County lacked a workable plan  Island Packet

Hours after Hurricane Matthew hit Beaufort County, local emergency management officials were faced with a massive undertaking and no detailed plan for how ...



South Carolina football gets commitment from former Sumter High defensive lineman; Clemson among finalists for QB prospect  Charleston Post Courier

South Carolina football coach Will Muschamp on Saturday landed a commitment from former Sumter High defensive lineman Jahkeem Green. Green, a 6-5, ...



Beaufort County apartment complexes rack up crime reports  Island Packet

A resident at August on Southside apartments in Port Royal had barely moved in when she started to worry about crime.



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