Principal's Message

BMS Points of Pride 2018-2019 1st Semester
Kelly Hall: Named one of the five finalists for District Teacher of the Year 
Students of the Month, for August, Aryanna Hussman; November, Ta’Ni Miller; and December, Mason Kirsh were recognized by Mayor Keyserling and Beaufort City Council as outstanding students of character.
Project Unify received grant funding for their recycling project for this year
JACOB kits were donated to school classrooms & this is the PAC project 18-19
Mr. Williams received a grant from the Board of the Junior Jazz Foundation for $750 for the purchase of print music for music library development
PAC hosted a courtyard clean-up day & students earned community service
7th Grade students visited Coastal Discovery Museum & Mitchellville Beach
57 eighth grade students took the PSAT 
All 6th grade students attended an anti-bullying play at Beaufort High School
PAC hosted a tailgate party for the rivalry football game against LIMS
BES, MOES, PRES, & BMS counselors & social workers hosted a Cluster Community Event with guest speaker Joe Ryan
Beaufort Police Department led an assembly & student pledge against gun violence
7th Grade ELA hosted two published poets though the Pat Conroy Literary Center who assisted students with their River of Words Poetry 
Mrs. Dehlinger’s class went on a grocery shopping field trip to Piggly Wiggly with assistance by both City of Beaufort & City of Port Royal Police
Mrs. Dehinger’s class sponsored a Coffee House for staff
53 students attended the Principal’s All “A” Honor Roll Luncheon 
18% of the student body was on the honor roll during 1st quarter
New interactive boards were placed in all classrooms
Little Mermaid Jr. cast and crew selected for the January musical date
Veteran’s Day Can Drive brought in 175 cans to be donated to HELP of Beaufort
Student Council sponsored Red Ribbon Week Spirit Days which raised $700 that was donated to breast cancer research
140 family members attended BMS traditional Thanksgiving luncheon for parents
Football team won district championship
Young Leaders of Beaufort helped pack meals for Rise Against Hunger 
Troubadours performed for the BCSD State of the Schools Breakfast
15 students were selected members of Junior Leadership Beaufort 2018-2019
13 students were recognized as meeting the Principal’s Summer Reading Challenge
Students documented 474 hours of community service during 1st quarter
SIC has sponsored a special award this year to recognize the students with the most documented community service hours each quarter. 
Dance artist in residence Laura Peterson worked with 8th grade ELA students.
The Gryphon Singers visited City Hall & Lowcountry Medical to sing holiday songs. 
Over 200 coats were collected for the area FWDG annual coat drive. 
The Gryphon Singers participated in Music in Our Schools and were recorded by WSAV with airing in December.
BMS entry into Festival of Trees, Prince of Scribes, in honor of Pat Conroy won first place in Student 2 Category. 
Artist in Residence Greg Rawls taught 8th grade theater students set design.