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Bluffton students earn FAA drone pilot licenses  WTOC

A group of Bluffton teens are taking to the skies.The high school students from May River High School and Bluffton High school now have their FAA drone pilot ...



‘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 ...



‘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 ...



Mayors Memos: Al Stern lived for Bluffton  Bluffton Today

As our former town manager Anthony Barrett once said, “Some of our residents live in Bluffton, and others live for Bluffton.”Al Stern lived for Bluffton. This was ...



95-year-old Lowcountry patriarch leaves legacy, life lessons behind in old Bluffton  Hilton Head Island Packet

Al Inglis of Bluffton SC taught son Bob Inglis, former Republican congressman and winner of JFK Profiles in Courage Award, and his large family the lessons of ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Jasper County students receive DAR awards  The Augusta Chronicle

The Emily Geiger Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently awarded seven high school seniors with the “DAR Good Citizens Award,” for ...



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.



Lockdown lifted at 4 Bluffton SC schools, officials report  The Island Packet

Bluffton High, May River High, Bluffton Elementary, and H.E. McCracken Middle School in Bluffton, SC were on lockdown due to a social media threat, according ...



Police: Bluffton High student makes school shooting threat  Bluffton Today

A Bluffton High School student made a social media post over the weekend that included a threat to carry out a school shooting, according to the Bluffton Police ...



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, ...



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

The Beaufort County, South Carolina School District presented the board of education with an updated redistricting plan, which includes rezoning and adding ...



May River High School investigates “hit list” rumor  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 ...



Lady Hawks go 2-3 in Battle on the Bases Tourney  Walterboro Live

By CINDY CROSBY cindyc4@yahoo.com. The Colleton Prep varsity softball team went 2-3 in the Battle on the Bases Preseason Tournament hosted by ...



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 ...



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

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 ...



Police find weed in the bathroom ceiling of a Beaufort Co. school. How did it get there?  The Island Packet

Deputies from the Beaufort County, South Carolina Sheriff's Office discovered weed hidden in the ceiling of a bathroom at Bluffton High School. The marijuana ...



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 ...



Kenton clips Bluffton in tight victory | High School Boys Basketball  Richland Source

Saturday's outing turned into an endurance test that Kenton passed in a 66-65 victory at Bluffton's expense in an Ohio boys basketball matchup.



A Bluffton school official asked cops to search the ceiling tiles. Then they found a weapon  The Island Packet

Bluffton, SC, Police department officers found a knife in the ceiling tiles of a boys bathroom at Bluffton High School Wednesday, a report says. An administrator ...



Bluffton High to roll out Athletic Hall of Fame  Bluffton Today

The 2018-19 school year will see the inaugural class of the Bluffton High School Athletic Hall of Fame introduced, the school announced last week.A newly ...



PH, Holgate fall in sectional final | Sports  Napoleon Northwest Signal

BLUFFTON — Lauren Gilliland made 12 free throws en route to a 14-point performance as Coldwater hung on for a 42-38 win over Patrick Henry Saturday in the ...



Bluffton High School  Lima Ohio

AGrade 9: Haelyn Bischoff, Nicole Boyle, Sophia Bricker, Riley Busch, Roric Dunifon, Elizabeth Frazier, Jordyn Garmatter, Lauren Gray, Caden Habegger, Tren.



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.



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

Scores and key plays from Friday night football action in the Lowcountry on South Carolina on Oct. 5, 2018.



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 ...



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 ...



School system considers rezoning to handle population boom in Bluffton  WTOC.com

Some Beaufort County students may be attending new schools next year.



Bluffton outlasts Leipsic in overtime classic | Girls Basketball  Ashland Source

This thrilling encounter reached overtime before Bluffton could edge Leipsic 46-40 during this Ohio girls high school basketball game.



‘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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

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 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 ...



Boiling Springs defeats Whale Branch in Bobcat Classic title game  The Island Packet

Boiling Springs took home the championship in the Bobcat Classic with a 55-38 win over Whale Branch on Saturday.



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 ...



Girls basketball: Bluffton runs past Ada  Lima Ohio

BLUFFTON — Bluffton came out running, and never slowed down.Bluffton's defensive pressure wreaked havoc on Ada in Thursday's Northwest Co.



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 ...



'We have to try to find a solution now': Beaufort County school threats on the rise  WJCL News

Thursday night the Beaufort Board of Education met with parents who voiced concerns about student safety. In one semester, twelve threats have been made ...



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 ...



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 ...



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?



How often do students bring a weapon to your child’s Beaufort County school?  The Island Packet

Reports of weapons, including guns and knives, at Hilton Head, Bluffton and Beaufort schools in the Beaufort County, South Carolina School District have ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



Wreck victim airlifted to hospital from Bluffton High School  Island Packet

A medical helicopter arrived Tuesday morning and landed at a field at Bluffton High School to evacuate a victim involved on a wreck on May River Road east of ...



Bluffton graduation to be held Saturday  The Courier

BLUFFTON — Bluffton High School's graduation will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday in the high school gymnasium. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and the senior video ...



Indiana University great Yogi Ferrell runs camp, agrees to new Dallas Mavericks deal in eventful day at Bluffton High School  News Sentinel

BLUFFTON – There were two firsts at Bluffton High School on Thursday: 1. An NBA player agreed to a contract while on lunch break at his basketball camp. 2.



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 ...



Bluffton student upset with school stance on walkouts takes protest to 12 bathroom walls  The Island Packet

A Bluffton High School student called her fellow peers to participate in a nationwide walkout next month to protest the lack of safety inside schools — something ...



Hilton Head Christians Bluffton campus close to approval  Bluffton Today

Hilton Head Christian Academy's plans to build a campus in Bluffton are close to fruition despite Bluffton Town Council's Thursday decision to delay initial ...



Five valedictorians, one salutatorian in the BHS class of 2018  Bluffton Icon

Five members of the Bluffton High School graduating class of 2018 are named valedictorians and one student is salutatorian, according to Mike Minning, BHS ...



Lowcountry events - News  Bluffton Today

Sept. 23Big 10 alumni picnic: 4-6:30 p.m. Sept. 23; Indigo Hall, Indigo Run Plantation; info: big10onhh@gmail.com. Speaker: Purdue women's basketball coach ...



Could Beaufort County students face charges for participating in national walkout?  The Island Packet

Bluffton High School students say Beaufort County SC superintendent Jeff Moss told students planning to walk out in protest Wednesday, March 14, 2018, that ...



May River High School plays host to spring Special Olympics  Bluffton Today

Eric Perez was determined to run as fast as he could as he prepared for the 100-meter run Friday at May River High School.Perez, a Bluffton High School junior, ...



2018 CITY GUIDE BLUFFTON: Fred Hamilton  Hilton Head Monthly

Bluffton Town Council member Fred Hamilton is a lifelong resident of Bluffton who sometimes can't believe what has happened in his hometown. Born in 1959 ...



Is your child’s teacher among the top 5 in the Beaufort County School District this year?  The Island Packet

Five Beaufort County School District, South Carolina teachers, Brittany Carter, Tamekia Ford, Cora Lugo, Kelly Hall and Karen McKenzie were named as finalists ...



Beaufort Co. schools started a cost-of-living supplement for teachers. Is it working?  Island Packet

Beaufort County School District (SC) offers a cost-of-living stipend to classroom teachers. Now in the third year of the program, the teacher turnover rate has ...



Lowcountry All-Stars roster announced for 2nd annual Blitz Border Bowl  Bluffton Today

Rosters for the second Blitz Border Bowl, an all-star senior football game first held in January, have been announced.The game features senior players ...



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 ...



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 ...



SC Governor McMaster, Senator Scott making stops in Beaufort County  WTOC

South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster and Senator Tim Scott will be making a few stops in Beaufort County on Friday.



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 ...



Parents outraged that a felon was allowed to volunteer on a Beaufort County school trip  The Island Packet

Parents are angry after learning that a Beaufort County high school Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps, ROTC, volunteer was a convicted felon for check ...



Bluffton unveils updated Town Hall  Bluffton Today

Bluffton Town Council held its first meeting in a freshly renovated Town Hall on Tuesday and marked the occasion by dedicating parts of the building to two of its ...



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 ...



Facts: Beaufort County SC schools referendum 2018  The Island Packet

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



January 2019 Hilton Head Calendar of Events  Hilton Head Monthly

JAN. 19. SOUNDBITES: 10 STRING SYMPHONY WITH MEMBERS OF THE HILTON HEAD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. This dynamic musical stew covers a ...



Beaufort vs. Bluffton high school football recap  Island Packet

Beaufort continued its strong start to the season and ended its losing streak to Bluffton in the process. The Eagles rolled up more than 350 yards of offense and ...



Swim teams compete at state championships  Bluffton Today

May River secured a pair of individual state titles over the weekend as local schools completed in SCHSL championship swim meets at the University of South ...



Voters decide fate of Beaufort County Schools funding referendum  WTOC

Beaufort County voters headed to the polls Saturday to approve or deny a $76 million dollar school construction bond referendum.



Truck flips multiple times in I-95 crash, injuring staple of Bluffton community  The Island Packet

After their truck tire blew out and the truck crashed on Interstate 95, Bluffton, South Carolina couple Alex and Cathie Ulmer suffered injuries. The I-95 accident ...



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 ...



Bluffton declares May 7 'A Day of Grace' in memory of Grace Sulak  WSAV-TV

May 7 marks two years since a Bluffton High student was killed in a hit and run accident. But the community is not mourning, instead, they're declaring it "A Day ...



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 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.



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

The alternative school is not meeting state requirements.



A new plan could drop test scores and graduation rates from Indiana high school grades  Chalkbeat Indiana

Indiana Republicans want to give the state education board the power to drop state tests and graduation rates from high school ratings — controversial metrics ...



Here are proficiency test schedules at BHS  Bluffton Icon

Here are several January updates concerning Bluffton High School students. Information is from the school website. American Red Cross blood drive: Thursday, ...



Bluffton boys tennis begins new era - Sports  Bluffton Today

Bluffton High boys tennisCoach: Christine Wagner (first season)Last season: Reached third round of SCHSL Class AAA tournamentKey loss: Matthew BallThe ...



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 ...



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.



Class of 2017 graduates from Bluffton High  Bluffton Today

Bluffton High School's class of 2017 graduated Wednesday night.This year's graduating class consisted of 322 students who have earned more than $7.6 million ...



Sept. 25 Red Cross blood drive at Bluffton HS  Bluffton Icon

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Tuesday, Sept. 25, from 8:30 to 2 p.m. in the Bluffton High school gymnasium.



Heritage Classic Foundation honors Beaufort County scholars  WSAV-TV

The future of Beaufort County was on full display Wednesday on Hilton Head Island as teen scholars, athletes and community leaders were all honored for their ...



Bluffton holds on for win over May River  Island Packet

Shamar Sandgren knocked down Ahmad Green's pass with less than a minute left to preserve the win for the Bobcats.



More physical Pirates hoping to contend  Lima Ohio

BLUFFTON – When Jeff Richards took over as the head football coach at Bluffton a couple years ago, he not only wanted to build a stronger program, bu.



Accident closes part of May River Road for 4 hours Tuesday  The Island Packet

A two-truck accident at Smith Lane Parkway closed part of May River Road in Bluffton from Buck Island Road to Buckwalter Parkway for four hours on Tuesday, ...



March For Our Lives: Beaufort County joins the worldwide protest  The Island Packet

People from Beaufort and Bluffton came out for the March For Our Lives, a worldwide series of protests on March 24, 2018. The marches were held to protest for ...



Bluffton track to rely on distance runners  Bluffton Today

Bluffton High track and fieldCoach: Eddie Johnson (second season)Key losses: Adam Lidie, Cam Bent, Eric Kelson, Lanitra Ferguson, Megan BriodyKey ...



Bluffton High School student with loaded gun arrested; no one hurt  Hilton Head Island Packet

A 17-year-old Bluffton High School student was arrested Wednesday morning after he brought a loaded handgun, knives, gasoline, lighter fluid and a lighter to ...



Unbeaten Gilbert ends Bluffton’s season  The Island Packet

Gilbert's Cody Temples rushes for over 200 yards and three scores in win over Bluffton.



310 students graduate from Bluffton High School  Hilton Head Island Packet

The 310 students of Bluffton High School's Class of 2014 graduated Friday in a ceremony in the school's football stadium.



School mourns two former Bluffton High students killed in Bluffton Parkway crash  Island Packet

The accident was reported around 10:30 p.m. Monday near Pinecrest Drive on Bluffton Parkway and led to the deaths of Noah Fedele, 17, and Samuel Martin ...



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