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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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New Neal principal plans wrestling program - The Brewton Standard  Brewton Standard

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Police: Battery Creek teacher charged with sexual battery  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 ...



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

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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 ...



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

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

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Beaufort County teacher to student: ‘No more cheek, from now on straight to the mouth’  The Island Packet

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 High employees out on bond  WTOC

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



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 ...



Beaufort Memorial Day Parade canceled; ceremony moved to noon at Battery Creek High School  WTOC

Beaufort's annual Memorial Day Parade has been canceled due to inclement weather.



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

A Battery Creek High School Spanish teacher passed a note to a female student during class one day last fall, telling the student that he wanted to kiss her “with ...



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

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

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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 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.



Beaufort County teacher facing sexual battery, alcohol charges released from jail  The Island Packet

Two Battery Creek High employees were released from the Beaufort County Detention Center Tuesday after both were charged with providing alcohol to minors ...



Teacher Accused Of Having Sex With Two Teens Allegedly Told Friends She Couldn't Wait To Have Student's 'Beautiful Babies'  Oxygen

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SC students to take pledge against gun violence  Live 5 News WCSC

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

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

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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.



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

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Beaufort and Jasper students compete in Chopped cooking challenge  WSAV-TV

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

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

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

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Battery Creek teacher and former assistant coach arrested on domestic violence charges, suspended  Hilton Head Island Packet

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

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With $3M boost to scholarship fund, Clementa Pinckney's legacy keeps growing  Charleston Post Courier

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Beaufort parent says teacher told son ‘go back’ to Africa  The State

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Whale Branch boys come back to beat Battery Creek, 71-63  Hilton Head Island Packet

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PREVIEW: Carolina Panthers at Pittsburgh Steelers  Gaston Gazette

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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.



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

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Beaufort County school overcrowding as bad as district says?  The Island Packet

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Attendance down on Saturday weather makeup day at Beaufort County School District  The Island Packet

Beaufort County School District held their second and last weather makeup day Saturday to recoup seat time lost from Tropical Storm Irma.



CCF announces nine 2018 Reverend Pinckney Scholars | News  Moultrie News

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South Carolina teacher 'had sex with 2 of her students at a party'  Daily Mail

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Guards play key role in prep basketball playoff success  Hilton Head Island Packet

The Ridgeland-Hardeeville High School boys basketball team has not lost since Dec. 9 at home against Beaufort High School.



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 ...



Bluffton, May River athletes to compete in class AAA track and field state championship  Bluffton Today

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Previewing Thursdays Carolina Panthers at Pittsburgh Steelers preseason game  Spartanburg Herald Journal

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

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Several Beaufort County public, private schools ranked among survey's top SC schools  Hilton Head Island Packet

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After Irma: The latest on Beaufort County re-entry and recovery  WSAV-TV

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The 2013 Island Packet/Beaufort Gazette All-Area Girls Basketball Team  Hilton Head Island Packet

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Beaufort High School assistant principal charged with DUI  Hilton Head Island Packet

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North of the Broad class notes for April 7  Hilton Head Island Packet

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Teacher googles 'is it legal to sleep with students' before going to house party, now she's under arrest for not heeding its advice  Meaww

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

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High school student drug testing to begin  Hilton Head Island Packet

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SC Gov. McMaster to evacuated islands: Get out now while you can before Irma  The Island Packet

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Heritage Classic Foundation awards 10 scholarships to students  WJCL News

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Prep Roundup, May 8: Battery Creek boys get first home playoff soccer win  Hilton Head Island Packet

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

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