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Bluffton High School students holding ‘Bills for the Bahamas’ fundraiser  WTOC

BLUFFTON, S.C. (WTOC) - Students are donating “Bills for the Bahamas” at Bluffton High School to help those affected by Hurricane Dorian. Students in the ...



Chance to meet new Beaufort Co. superintendent during upcoming ‘Listening and Learning Tour’  WTOC

The first of eight opportunities for parents and community members to meet with Beaufort County School District Superintendent Frank Rodriguez will be ...



BHS hosts college financial aid meeting Sept. 23  Bluffton Icon

The Bluffton High School guidance office will hold a financial aid meeting for parents and students of juniors and seniors planning to continue their education ...



Beaufort County names teacher of the year finalists  Bluffton Today

Five finalists have been named for Beaufort County's 2019-20 District Teacher of the Year.The finalists are Michelle Gordon, math teacher at Bluffton High ...



Beaufort County superintendent meets with parents to discuss suggestions, concerns  WTOC

The district is using the suggestions regarding their strengths and weaknesses to craft their five-year strategic plan.



Friday Night Blitz: Week 1 final scores and highlights  WSAV-TV

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – It's the first official week of high school football and we've got a full rundown of scores and highlights from around the Coastal Empire ...



‘Lemonade for Bahamas’: Hilton Head kids raise $10K for Hurricane Dorian relief efforts  Hilton Head Island Packet

Hurricane Dorian relief efforts on Hilton Head Island, SC, include thousands of dollars raised by kids'lemonade stand in the Jarvis Creek neighborhood.



The Annual Bra Project Announced to Benefit DragonBoat Beaufort  CarriageTradePR.com

The Fifth Annual Bra Project Announced for October to Benefit DragonBoat Beaufort. (Bluffton/Beaufort, SC) In recognition of October being Breast Cancer ...



Bluffton looking to go to next level  Lima Ohio

BLUFFTON – One of the main goals Jeff Richards had, coming in as the Bluffton head football coach three years ago, was to produce a bigger, more phys.



Bluffton High School  Lima Ohio

School: Bluffton High SchoolAddress: 106 W. College Ave., BlufftonGraduation ceremony: 7 p.m. May 25, high school gymValedictorians: Seth Andreas, ...



Red Cross asking for public help with blood donations  Your News Now

The Red Cross worked to stock hospitals in the southeastern part of the United States just before the hurricane made landfall. The storm also disrupted blood ...



Bluffton High kicks off school district graduations  Bluffton Today

Bluffton High School started this year's Beaufort County School District graduations with a ceremony Friday night at Bobcat Stadium.The class valedictorian was ...



Bluffton High School student allegedly selling pot, ‘date rape’ pills to peers, FBI says  Hilton Head Island Packet

FBI agents informed the Bluffton, South Carolina Police Department that a student at Bluffton High School was allegedly selling and dealing marijuana, pot and ...



UPDATE: Bus carrying Bluffton High students involved in accident  Bluffton Today

A school bus transporting seven Bluffton High School students was struck from behind by another vehicle just before 8 a.m. Thursday on Simmonsville Road, the ...



Inaugural Bluffton High School Hall of Fame class announced  Hilton Head Island Packet

Two coaches and three athletes will be part of the inaugural Bluffton's High School Hall of Fame Class, released Tuesday.



Here’s how Beaufort Co. schools will decide to make up the days missed for Hurricane Dorian  Hilton Head Island Packet

Students, parents and teachers are eager to know when Beaufort County School District will make up the four days of school that were canceled the week of ...



Beaufort Co. school board members question policy of evicting football teams from fields  Hilton Head Island Packet

Beaufort Co. SC Board of Education members are supporting football teams for elementary and middle school students concerned about being banned from ...



Beaufort County student charged after police find weapons, drugs in his car at school  Hilton Head Island Packet

A Beaufort County, SC, high school student was charged at Bluffton High School after having three knives, a vape pen with THC, an e-cigarette, and rolling ...



Bluffton students face drug charges after administrator sees them exchange cash, police say  Hilton Head Island Packet

Two Bluffton High School students face drug charges after an administrator saw them exchange a “wad of cash” Wednesday morning inside the school, ...



Sen. Scott visits Bluffton High School  Bluffton Today

Moments after delivering the keynote speech Friday at the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce's annual State of the Region, U.S. Sen. Tim Scott ...



Update: Officials find no evidence of May River High School ‘hit list’  Hilton Head Island Packet

Rumors of a “hit list” caused an investigation at May River High School Friday. The Beaufort County School District and Bluffton Police Department says a ...



Beaufort Co. principal transferred for ‘inappropriate relationship,’ school sources say  Hilton Head Island Packet

H.E McCracken Middle School principal Jerry Henderson was transferred from the Bluffton, South Carolina school to the Beaufort County School District office ...



Bluffton Schools Superintendent to resign, taking new job  WANE

Wayne Barker told the Board of Trustees he intends to resign on April 25 which will be effective on June 30.



Survey: 40% of Beaufort Co. parents say start time change is hurting students, families  Hilton Head Island Packet

A group of Beaufort Co. SC teachers presented the results of a survey to the school board that showed nearly 40 percent of parents say that the 2016-17 start ...



‘I’m going to become a school shooter’: FBI spots Bluffton student’s threat on Instagram  The Herald

A Bluffton, South Carolina High School student posted a photo of a gun on Instagram with a caption that said “I'm going to become a school shooter.” Police ...



How many Bluffton students will have to change schools next year? Here’s the district’s new plan  The Island Packet

Students at Bluffton High School who were worried about Beaufort County School District's plan to move them to the more crowded May River High School ...



River Ridge Academy gets a new principal  fox28media.com

A new principal has been chosen to lead River Ridge Academy. At aBeaufort County Board of Education meeting Tuesday, Brian Ryman, was recommended for ...



Some back-to-school details  Bluffton Icon

As the clock ticks toward the opening day of school on Monday, Aug. 26, here are some back-to-school details from the school website. All school offices are ...



New superintendent of Mishawaka schools to come from eastern Indiana  South Bend Tribune

The Mishawaka school board will vote Wednesday on a contract for a new superintendent, and documents show the longtime chief of Bluffton-Harrison schools ...



Bluffton schools chief to head up Mishawaka schools  WANE

The School City of Mishawaka schools board on Wednesday named former Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan Schools superintendent Wayne Barker its ...



Bluffton Police and Fire offer visual demonstration of effects of drinking and driving  WSAV-TV

First responders re-enact deadly crash for Bluffton High students in advance of their Prom.



Bluffton PD and Fire put on mock car crash demo for students before prom weekend  fox28media.com

It's prom weekend for the students at Bluffton High School and first responders want to make sure everyone stays safe. Bluffton Police and Fire teamed up to put ...



New principal selected for River Ridge Academy  Bluffton Today

The Beaufort County school board has approved Brian Ryman as the next principal at River Ridge Academy.Ryman, currently an assistant principal at Bluffton ...



‘A catastrophe’: New Beaufort Co. school board revokes funding for school addition  The Island Packet

The Beaufort County, South Carolina School Board reversed a decision to use $6.3 million for an addition onto Bluffton's elementary school River Ridge ...



Hilton Head High finds principal in former teacher after unprecedented $20K search  Hilton Head Island Packet

Beaufort County schools have appointed a new Hilton Head Island High School principal. Former administrator Amanda O'Nan resigned after allegations of an ...



Does your child have a new principal? Here are three things to know before school starts  Hilton Head Island Packet

Shanklin and Coosa Elementary, River Ridge Academy, Beaufort Middle and Hilton Head High will have new principals for the start of the school year in ...



Hilton Head private school’s future football games have some Bluffton homeowners worried  The Island Packet

Bluffton, SC, approved Hilton Head Christian Academy to move from Hilton Head Island. However, some residents of the adjacent Pinecrest neighborhood are ...



Bluffton 16-year-old thought he had migraines. Then doctors found a large tumor  Durham Herald Sun

Students across Beaufort County are preparing to return to class, but for 16-year-old Jason Garcia of Bluffton, the start of the school year is less certain.



UPDATE: Lockdown lifted at 4 Bluffton schools. Here’s what officials say happened  The Island Packet

The lockdown at four Bluffton schools was lifted just after 11:30 a.m. Friday, officials with the Beaufort County School District said in an email. May River High ...



You can help shape the 2019-20 Beaufort County School District budget. Here's how:  WJCL News

Last public forum on the Beaufort County School District 2019-20 budget happening Mahy 14at Bluffton High School.



Girls basketball: Bluffton runs past Ada  Lima Ohio

Bluffton's defensive pressure wreaked havoc on Ada in Thursday's Northwest Conference girls' basketball opener, forcing 32 Ada turnovers, en route to a 79-16 ...



Bluffton High School teacher surprised as one of 45 top teachers in the nation  WSAV-TV

BLUFFTON, Sc. (WSAV) – Some call it the Oscars of Education, only about 45 teachers around the country get the Milken Educator's Award every year. This year ...



Beaufort Co. coach facing alcohol charge in dating app meetup will seek to clear record  Hilton Head Island Packet

A Beaufort High School teacher and coach charged with bringing alcohol to a minor he met on a dating app will seek to have his record cleared. Will Lowther, 33 ...



Poison control called after Bluffton high schoolers try ‘hottest pepper in the world’  The Island Packet

The school nurse called Poison Control after at least eight students at May River High School in Bluffton, South Carolina became sick from trying Carolina ...



Kroger Marketplace at Buckwalter Place opens for business  Bluffton Today

Doors at the new Kroger Marketplace at Buckwalter Place business park officially opened this week.A ribbon-cutting Wednesday that featured music from the ...



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.



Hilton Head High principal put on leave as district investigates claims she had sex in school  The Island Packet

The Beaufort County School District placed Hilton Head Island High School Principal Amanda O'Nan on paid administrative leave Tuesday while the district ...



Bluffton bounces back against Beaufort, May River clinches winning season  The Island Packet

Bluffton jumped out to a big lead and then held off a late Beaufort charge for the 28-14 win Friday in high school football action. The Bobcats, who snapped a ...



Bluffton Kroger opens Wednesday. Here’s when you can shop and what you’ll find  Hilton Head Island Packet

The new Bluffton SC Kroger grocery opens Wednesday morning just off Buckwalter Parkway. The store in the works for years includes a beer and wine bar, hot ...



‘At home ... wanting u’: Hilton Head principal’s emails reveal relationship with deputy  Hilton Head Island Packet

The Beaufort County School District released hundreds of emails Friday between Hilton Head Island High School principal Amanda O'Nan and then-deputy ...



‘We loved him dearly’: 22-year-old Hilton Head Prep grad found dead behind Bluffton Target  Hilton Head Island Packet

The body of a 22-year-old Hilton Head man who went missing on Monday was found behind a Bluffton store on Thursday, Beaufort County Sheriff's Office ...



76 Bluffton High students walked out. 'It's about time people start taking us seriously'  The Island Packet

Bluffton High School students in South Carolina walked out Wednesday, March 14, 2018, as part of the National Walkout event to protest school shootings and ...



138th Bluffton HS commencement on Saturday  Bluffton Icon

The 138th annual Bluffton High School commencement is Saturday, May 25, in the high school gym. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the ceremony takes place at 7 ...



Special year brewing at Bluffton | High schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

BLUFFTON – Something feels different in Bluffton this year. It wasn't just winning the season opener over Northfield for the first time since ...



Bluffton High artists featured at SOBA  Bluffton Today

The Society of Bluffton Artists' featured artists of the month for January are Bluffton High School students Catherine McLean, Gabriel Morales and Nathalia Roca.



16 threats made to Beaufort County schools this year. How were students punished?  The Island Packet

At least 16 school threats were made to Beaufort County schools so far this year, including posts on social media and guns on campus. Police investigate threats ...



$14 a month after food, rent: Beaufort Co. nurses and social workers ask for better pay  Hilton Head Island Packet

Beaufort Co. school nurses, bilingual educators and social workers talked wages, housing and cost of living at the school district's budget presentation Tuesday ...



Challenges ahead as Beaufort Co. school board considers $300 million-plus projects list  Hilton Head Island Packet

Beaufort County School district's board of education is preparing for a school bond referendum, following failures to raise money for construction under Jeff Moss ...



Update: SUV ran into side of turning school bus carrying Bluffton students, police say  The Island Packet

An accident involving a Beaufort County school bus and a Ford Explorer was reported in Bluffton, SC, Tuesday morning. Two students were on the bus at the ...



Police looking for 3 Bluffton High School break-in suspects  WTOC

Police in the Lowcountry need your help to identify three men who broke into Bluffton High School last week and stole a duffle bag full of items, including a ...



Bluffton woman sentenced for making meth  LimaOhio.com

LIMA — A longtime Florida resident who said she considers the village of Bluffton to be her “adopted” hometown was sentenced Thursday to.



Bluffton man with ‘enormous love for life’ killed in plane crash on son’s 3rd birthday  Hilton Head Island Packet

Erik Anderson died just as he lived his life — on an adventure. Anderson, 33, of Bluffton died in a plane crash on Friday as he was heading toward an island for ...



Bluffton High School celebrates Prom Night 2017  Island Packet

Throughout prom season, The Island Packet & Beaufort Gazette asked students and parents throughout Beaufort County to share with us their images from the ...



Former pros, Bobcat alumni to highlight Bluffton baseball camp  Bluffton Today

Bluffton High will host its eighth annual day baseball camp Saturday at the school's Johnson Baseball Stadium.The camp will take place from 9 a.m. until 4 ...



Palmetto Electric holds annual meeting, registers nearly 4,000 members  Bluffton Today

Palmetto Electric Cooperative registered 3989 members at this year's annual meeting held May 4 at Palmetto's Ridgeland location.The meeting focused on the ...



87-year-old Bluffton woman, former Hargray CEO, honored with SC’s highest civilian award  Hilton Head Island Packet

Gov. Henry McMaster honored an 87-year-old Bluffton woman with the state's highest civilian honor earlier this week at the governor's mansion. Gloria Taggart ...



Bluffton Music Boosters featuring local food at football games  Lima Ohio

BLUFFTON — The Bluffton Music Boosters, who operate the concession stand at the home Bluffton High School football games, is making the move to showc.



Bluffton native Terry Marshall Memorial Day speaker  Bluffton Icon

Bluffton observes Memorial Day on Monday, May 27, according to the Bluffton American Legion Post 382. Parade A parade forms at 9:15 a.m. at the Bluffton ...



Bluffton High School students thoughts on school safety walkout  Island Packet

Bluffton High School students hung notes up in the school on their thoughts about Wednesday's national protest on school safety. The protest was held on the ...



Want to travel to Italy and Greece?  Bluffton Icon

Would you like to travel to Italy and Greece? Brigette Hoff and Vickie Garmon, Bluffton High School teachers, are planning a tour from June 17 -30, 2020.



Bluffton High honors 2018 graduates  Bluffton Today

Members of Bluffton High School's class of 2018 accepted their diplomas at a graduation ceremony Friday evening at Bobcat Stadium.The school's 257 ...



‘He was about doing the right thing’: Lowcountry’s ‘Mister Volleyball’ Al Stern dies  Hilton Head Island Packet

Sun City Hilton Head retiree Al Stern dies after becoming the Lowountry SC's “Mister Volleyball” helping create Low Country Volleyball Club and leading Bluffton ...



Presenting the Bluffton High School class of 2017  Bluffton Icon

Eight valedictorians and one salutatorian graduate in the Bluffton High School class of 2107 on Saturday. It is the 136th annual BHS commencement. It is held in ...



Bluffton woman killed, another person injured in car crash on U.S. 278 in Jasper County, officials say  Hilton Head Island Packet

A Bluffton woman died and another person was injured in a two-vehicle crash Friday morning on U.S. 278 in Jasper County, according to local officials.



Update: Lockdown lifted at Hilton Head High after school shooting rumor, officials say  The Island Packet

Hilton Head Island High School was placed on a modified lockdown on Dec. 7, 2018 in reference to a school shooting threat. It was at least the 14th threat ...



Bluffton grad Eskridge heading into rare air  WANE

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WANE) – Bluffton High School grad and Western Michigan University senior D'Wayne Eskridge has heard it all. Too small. Too many ...



Race helps Red Cedar remember student  Bluffton Today

Hundreds of Bluffton residents stretched their legs over the weekend at the ninth annual Red Cedar Foxes Trot 5K, which featured a special ceremony for ...



Hilton Head Christians Bluffton campus approved  Bluffton Today

Hilton Head Christian Academy's plans to bring its campus to Bluffton are a step closer to reality after they were approved at Town Council's October meeting.



‘It is NOT only about salaries’: Beaufort Co. teachers take their concerns to SC statehouse  Hilton Head Island Packet

Hundreds of Beaufort County SC teachers joined the 10000 others from across the state who marched in the SC for Ed rally at the Columbia statehouse ...



One Bluffton cop used drugs, another gave a minor beer. They might not be hired today  The State

A new hiring policy in the Bluffton, SC, Police Department makes it harder to become an officer and prevents people that were fired from other agencies from ...



Bluffton High honors student will be charged for protesting on school’s bathroom walls  The Island Packet

A Bluffton High School (SC) student faces criminal charges for writing on bathroom walls about a national walkout planned to protest school shootings.



Lakewood rallies only to lose to Bluffton 8-5 in 12th  Sumter Item

For 4 innings of their 4A state playoffs District V baseball tournament elimination game with Bluffton High School on Saturday at The Swamp, Lakewood seemed ...



Student Instagram Post Threatens 'I'm Going To Become A School Shooter Tomorrow,' Teen Not Charged  Newsweek

A South Carolina student's Instagram post claiming "I'm going to become a school shooter tomorrow" was intercepted by the FBI but the 14-year-old won't be ...



Bluffton worker dies after falling through skylight on warehouse roof, officials say  Hilton Head Island Packet

A Bluffton, SC, man died Thursday while he was working with a crew painting the roof of a warehouse off Fording Island Road, Beaufort County officials say. the ...



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.



Beaufort Co. school shuts down abruptly after state designates it among worst in SC  The Island Packet

In an abrupt move, Beaufort County School District administrators have decided to close the district's alternative school at the end of the semester after it was ...



Bluffton animal rescue in urgent need of fosters. Here’s how you can help  Hilton Head Island Packet

Rogue Rescue and Sanctuary in Bluffton, South Carolina, has an urgent need for foster families for its dogs after its owner had a stroke last week. About 20 dogs ...



Bluffton High’s Class of 2016 awarded more than $17k apiece in scholarships  Island Packet

Bluffton High School seniors from the Class of 2016 were awarded more than $17000 apiece in scholarships, according to the Beaufort School District.



REGGIE HAYES: What's the story on former Indiana University star Yogi Ferrell coming to Bluffton High School?  News Sentinel

When I heard former Indiana University star Yogi Ferrell will run a basketball camp at Bluffton High School next week, my first question was “Why Bluffton?



Bond referendum to appear on Beaufort County ballots in November  WTOC

Beaufort County Schools approved its budget Tuesday night, and leaders are asking voters for more funding.



Bluffton educator wins Teacher of the Year  Bluffton Today

H.E. McCracken Middle School's Karen McKenzie was honored as Beaufort County's 2018-19 District Teacher of the Year on Friday morning at Callawassie ...



REGGIE HAYES: Chris Benedict working to bring his winning ways to Bluffton High School boys basketball team  News Sentinel

Chris Benedict's boys high school basketball coaching resume includes 384 wins. None have been tougher than the last dozen. In 18 years as Columbia City ...



‘It’s not what you expect’: What Beaufort Co. Schools’ new plan for overcrowding looks like  The Island Packet

Beaufort County, SC, Schools add mobile classrooms to alleviate overcrowding at River Ridge Academy and Pritchardville Elementary for the 2019-20 school ...



Bluffton's Garmatter ready for senior year  Lima Ohio

BLUFFTON — Baylor Garmatter, 17, a junior at Bluffton High School, is looking forward to his senior year.He is a standout on the football, basketball.



Bluffton High JROTC wins district competition  Bluffton Today

Bluffton High School's JROTC unit won the 2018 Superintendent's Cup last week, coming out ahead of cadets from other high schools in the Beaufort County ...



Bluffton's Speicher working toward music career  LimaOhio.com

BLUFFTON — Amanda Speicher, 18, is spending her senior year at Bluffton High School immersed in music.A member of the National Honor Society, she pla.



Tigers coming together to build 'family' | High schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

It's easy to look at Bluffton's 2017 football season and be impressed. They had a 5-6 record after only seven victories in the previous three seasons ...



Greater Bluffton chamber presents Golden Oyster awards  Bluffton Today

The Greater Bluffton Chamber of Commerce held its 2019 Golden Oyster Awards last month at Rose Hill.Forty-four nominated businesses were named finalists ...



John George retired this year after teaching 37 years  Bluffton Icon

Bluffton resident, John Edward George, 61, retired Bluffton HS chemistry teacher and Blaze of Lights "town crier," died Aug. 12, 2019, at the Meadows of Ottawa.



Bluffton turns 2nd anniversary of student's tragic death into 'Day of Grace'  The Island Packet

Bluffton High School students gathered before school on Monday in memory of Grace Sulak, who died two years ago in a crash while returning from a track meet ...



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