Latest Beaufort County School District Stories

2009-03-12 15:00:45

A South Carolina high school teacher who was put on paid leave after shooting a student with a foam Nerf dart has resigned his position with the district. Jacqueline Rosswurm, human resources services officer for the Beaufort County School District, said science teacher Jeffery Baker, 29, resigned Friday from his job at Battery Creek High School without giving a specific reason, the Beaufort (S.C.) Gazette reported Thursday. A Beaufort County Sheriff's Office report said Baker fired a foam...

2008-08-03 18:00:16

By Jonathan Cribbs, The Beaufort Gazette, S.C. Aug. 3--The Beaufort County School District's uniforms issue is one that's been fueledmostly with anecdotes.

2008-07-31 21:00:32

By Jonathan Cribbs, The Beaufort Gazette, S.C. Jul. 31--The Beaufort County School District has scheduled the first meeting of a committee charged with recommending one calendar for all schools, even as the district continues to search for members, a district official said.

2008-07-25 12:00:48

By Jim Faber, The Island Packet, Hilton Head Island, S.C. Jul. 25--After a two-hour discussion Thursday about a 1,252-home development along S.C. 170 at Okatie, it became clear that more discussion was needed.

2008-07-20 09:00:33

By Jonathan Cribbs, The Beaufort Gazette, S.C. Jul. 20--The Beaufort County Board of Education has asked the school district to figure out how to provide pre-K programming for all at-risk 4-year-olds.

2008-07-11 18:00:11

By Jonathan Cribbs, The Beaufort Gazette, S.C. Jul. 11--Hand-held radio squawks ricocheted off the walls of Whale Branch Middle School on Thursday, and from the back door, it sounded faintly like a temporary NATO base had been set up inside. "Bravo ...

2008-06-24 06:02:53

By Liz Mitchell, The Island Packet, Hilton Head Island, S.C. Jun. 24--For kindergarten teacher Barbara Hilton, one of her favorite math lessons begins with a sing-a-long.

2008-06-14 18:00:22

By Jonathan Cribbs, The Beaufort Gazette, S.C. Jun. 14--Three northern Beaufort County schools will have to offer their students the choice next year to transfer to other schools with better academic performance records because they have not met federal standards.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.