Mariner's Message

Staying on course...Destination Excellence

September 19, 2022

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Taco Bell Spirit Night

Tuesday, Sep. 20th, 4pm

226 Sea Island Parkway

Beaufort, SC

Join us for our very first Restaurant Sprit Night for the 2022-2023 school year! It is Taco Tuesday at Taco Bell on Lady's Island. Any food/drink purchases from 4:00-7:00 on Tuesday, September 20 will earn money for our school. Members of our staff will be there to see you from 4:30-6:30 to say hi...stop in and see us!

School Improvement Council Member Nominations

ALL parents are encouraged to attend School Improvement Council Meetings to provide valuable insight and perspective to our school leadership team about topics that affect your children. The council meets at school once a month for 60 minutes. Our next meeting is October 13th.

Our SIC bi-laws require THREE elected members to serve on our SIC along with THREE elected teachers and THREE appointed community members. These elected members can vote on topics that affect school improvement. If you would like to nominate yourself to serve as an official SIC member, please complete the survey linked below. Nominations are due by September 23. Elections will take place the week of September 26th.

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We are proud to be a Title I school!

As a parent, you have the right to request information regarding the professional qualification of your student’s classroom teacher(s). Currently, we are proud to say that all of our teachers are qualified and certified in the area they are teaching.

We are always open to feedback. Please use the following link to provide input to our Title I programs as well as any other feedback about our school in general

The link provided below is our Parent & Family Engagement Policy which is updated and agreed upon each school year by our school Improvement Council comprised on Staff, Families, and Community Members.

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Did you know you can access your child's grades at any time?

First quarter progress reports were sent home on Friday in your child's red folder. Along with this report, you received directions for signing up for the PowerSchool Parent Portal. By signing up, you can check your child's grades, attendance, etc. Please reach out to Ms. Johnson at if you have any questions.

Data! Data! Data!

Your child has worked hard over the first four weeks to complete various assessments in order to help us determine how to best meet their academic needs. On Friday, September 15 your child brought home the following in their red folder along with their 1st quarter progress report:

  • Measures of Academic Progress Scores for Math (K-5) and Reading (2-5)
  • iReady Diagnostic Scores for Math (K-5) and Reading (K-5)
  • SC Ready & SC PASS Scores for Math (4-5), ELA (4-5), and science (5)

Download the document below to help you better understand these reports, and feel free to reach out to your child's teacher with any questions or to schedule a conference.


September 20- Taco Bell Spirit Night @ 4:00-7:00

September 29- @ 5:30 4th & 5th grade Academic Arts Showcase

September 30- Custodian Appreciation Day

September 30- Crew Rally @ 1:45 - Parents welcome to attend

October 4- Grades 3-5 Ambassador Election

October 10- 28- 2nd $ 4th grade CoGAT & Iowa testing

October 10-28- Fire Prevention Week