Category: Sullivan’s Island Elementary School

Feb 27 2014

Sullivan’s Island Elementary School Is ‘Topped Off’

Staff Report for Island Eye News The community gathered at the site of the new Sullivan’s Island Elementary School Saturday to watch as the structure was “topped off” with its final structural beam. Before being placed, students and parents were given an opportunity to impart a permanent memento on the beam, signing their names and …

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Jan 29 2014

Funding For Town Hall, Fire Truck Goes Ahead

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor While the crowds came for the coyotes, Sullivan’s Island’s Town Council had some other important business on its plate during the January 21 meeting: voting on a $4.1 million general obligation bond. The bond will finance the building of the new town hall and police station, the purchase of …

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Jan 02 2014

Goodbye 2013. Hello 2014!: The Year In Review

January January 7 – Sullivan’s Island councilmembers Pat O’Neil, Mary Jane Watson, Jerry Kaynard, Mike Perkis, Hartley Cooper and Madeline McGee kick off the New Year by breaking ground on the new Sullivan’s Island Elementary School. January 26 – Sam and Jack Ploch were participants in the 30th annual Charlie Post Classic 15k run across …

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Nov 28 2013

School On Track For August

Photo by Island Eye Photographer Steven Rosamilia                     This photo was taken the week of November 18 and gives a glimpse of the progress that has been made on the construction of Sullivan’s Island Elementary School. “The contractor tells me they are on schedule for August …

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Nov 26 2013

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor With the turkey safely stowed away in stomachs for another year, thoughts turn to the next big festivity on the calendar. Christmas is less than a month away, and the islands are getting in the spirit next week with some holiday festivities. Coming Friday December 6, help Sullivan’s Island …

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Sep 23 2013

Island Photography: Shark

Zander Caldwell and John Cooper from Mrs Warner’s 1st grade class at Sullivan’s Island Elementary School stand by their class creation: a black tip shark.  

Sep 16 2013

The World is their Oyster

By Holly Blair Our students definitely woke up on the right side of the “bed,” that is oyster bed, this year! Each grade “cluster” has been learning about our dynamic local coastal habitats by literally getting their feet wet. The kindergarten and first grade experienced dragging a seine net with Jim Koenig (Kingfish Environmental), pulling …

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Aug 22 2013

School Supply List for SIES

Have you waited until last minute to make sure your child is ready for the first day back at school? Don’t worry. The Island Eye News has a list of everything your student needs to make sure this school year is the best one yet. CD Supply List Nap mat- foam fold-up variety only Pillowcase …

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Jun 05 2013

Summer is Here

On May 24, there was nothing but smiles all around at Sullivan’s Island Elementary School. Perhaps the most celebrated and anticipated day of the year, the annual May Day Festival at SIES signals not only the beginning of summer, but the end of the school year. Kids from kindergarten to fifth grade participated in song …

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May 16 2013

Letter To The Editor: Certified SI Election Results

Dear Editor, Congratulations to SI Mayor-Elect Mike Perkis, who won a narrow victory over Mayor Carl Smith in the election on May 7. The final numbers are very revealing: Mike Perkis received 459 votes out of 905 total votes cast. There were a total of 446 write-in votes in the mayoral election, of which 430 …

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