Category Archive: Sullivan’s Island Elementary School

Feb 09 2016

Island Students Get A ‘Lego Up’ On The Competition

By Jessie Hazard for Island Eye News Photos by Kristen Virgilio When the students on Tandy Moye’s inaugural First Lego League team came together this year, they knew they had to think big. Since October, the team of 11 fourth and fifth graders at Sullivan’s Island Elementary School have worked with admirable zeal to prepare …

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Sep 30 2015

Sullivan’s Island Elementary Gets New Urban Garden

By Maddy Spellerberg for Island Eye News The first urban garden that has grown out of a partnership between Seamon Whiteside and the Green Heart Project was unveiled last week at Sullivan’s Island Elementary School. Since announcing the partnership earlier this year, landscape architecture and civil engineering firm Seamon Whiteside, and local nonprofit Green Heart, …

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Sep 28 2015

Sullivan’s Island Bird Program Takes Flight

By Sarah Harper Diaz for Island Eye News The Sullivan’s Island Environmental Education and Bird Research Program was launched on Sept. 14, 2015. This program is partnered with South Carolina Audubon, Lowcountry Open Land Trust and the Charleston Natural History Society. The Education Program will include in-school activities provided by Audubon, bird banding demonstrations and …

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Aug 27 2015

Bringing Nature Back To School

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor Photos by Steve Rosamilia “Thank goodness for Eagle Scouts,” says Holly Blair, Coastal Programs Coordinator at Sullivan’s Island Elementary School. “It’s hard to get things done otherwise.” It’s a Saturday afternoon in August and Blair is standing with an armful of pizza boxes observing the grounds of the …

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Jun 11 2015

Students Embrace The Benefits Of Spartina, Pluff Mud

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor Photos by Steve Rosamilia Third grade students from Sullivan’s Island Elementary School gathered along the marsh at Station 26 last month to plant the Spartina grass they had been growing in their classroom. All year the students had been nurturing this smooth cord grass from seed in order …

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Jun 03 2015

A May Day Memorial For Mayor Perkis

By Sally Dunaway, Island Eye News Staff Writer Photos by Steve Rosamilia On Friday, May 22 island residents tapped their toes to the arm-swinging, heel-kicking musical extravaganza that was the Sullivan’s Island Elementary School’s Street Dedication and Annual May Day Celebration. In honor of the late Mayor Perkis, who was instrumental in bringing the new …

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May 29 2015

Turning Lemons Into Lemonade

Staff Report for Island Eye News Mrs Stefan’s second grade class hosts its annual lemonade stand May 13 in front of Sullivan’s Island Elementary School. The students sold the lemonade for charity and will vote on where to donate the money.  

Apr 25 2015

Prepare To Vote May 5

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor The election to fill over half of the seats on the Sullivan’s Island town council takes place Tuesday, May 5. To help voters choose three candidates to fill 4-year terms and one candidate for a 2-year term, The Island Eye News posed a total of 10 questions on …

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Mar 10 2015

Hands Up For Sullivan’s Island Elementary School!

Photos by Steven Rosamilia The third annual Wig & Stache Bash took place Feb. 20 at Cinebarre in Mount Pleasant. Featuring a live and silent auction the event raised money for Sullivan’s Island Elementary School programs, including art, Spanish, music and guidance. The evening’s headliner act was The Village People, who kept the crowd waving …

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Jan 12 2015

Sullivan’s Island Elects O’Neil

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor In sharp contrast to the closeness of the last mayoral election, this time Sullivan’s Island made a pretty clear choice. Councilmember Patrick O’Neil garnered 64 percent of the vote, while his nearest competitor, councilmember Jerry Kaynard, achieved 32 percent. Island resident Keith Blandford received just under 4 percent. …

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