Category: Sullivan’s Island Elementary School

Sep 02 2014

Letter To The Editor: Just The Facts And The Sullivan’s Island Elementary School Conspiracy

  Barbara Spell has accused me of resorting to personal attacks for merely pointing out that she personally has misstated the facts concerning Judge Dennis ruling on the new elementary school. I assure you I never meant to personally attack anyone, but rather to emphasize that either Ms. Spell does not know the definition of …

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Sep 01 2014

School’s In Session!

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor Photos by Steve Rosamilia  Sitting on Hokki stools, Kaitlyn Fowler and Steven Black work on their first journal entry of the school year. These students, part of Ms. Warner’s first grade class, are drawing a picture to illustrate an event from their first week in their new school …

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Aug 16 2014

Letter To The Editor: Resorting To Personal Attacks

  It is indeed sad that IOP resident Scott Kegel would resort to personal attacks to denigrate the efforts of hundreds of Sullivan’s Island residents to protect and preserve our historic community through the referendum process. And with such self-interested comments! Kegel will presumably be able to have his children attend SIES, without ever having …

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Aug 14 2014

Two More Turtles Rehabilitated By South Carolina Aquarium

  By Katie Ditloff for Island Eye News Two sea turtles rehabilitated at the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue Program were returned home on August 6, 2014. Bay, a Kemp’s ridley sea turtle, and Mitchel, a loggerhead sea turtle. Bay, an 11-pound juvenile Kemp’s ridley sea turtle, was accidentally caught by a fisherman at …

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Aug 13 2014

A Phoenix Rises From The Ashes – Sullivan’s Island Elementary School opens its doors to students Monday

  By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor After four long and sometimes bitter years, the children of Sullivan’s, Isle of Palms, Goat and Dewee’s islands finally have their new school. And what a school it is. Although it doesn’t officially open until school starts on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. The Island Eye News was …

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Jun 21 2014

Town Wins Sullivan’s Island Elementary School Lawsuit On All Counts

  By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor The ongoing saga over the size of the new Sullivan’s Island Elementary School came to a definite conclusion Monday, June 9, when Judge Dennis delivered his final written order and judgment. The Judge found for the defendant, the Town of Sullivan’s Island, on all counts. He denied …

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May 23 2014

Buy Bricks For School

  Friends of Sullivan’s Island Elementary School are offering people the opportunity to show their support for the new school and its mission by purchasing an individualized brick to be placed at the front entrance. There are two options: 4×8” brick with three lines of text, 18 characters per line – $150 8×8” brick with …

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May 19 2014

‘We Won’ Say Both Sides In Sullivan’s Island Elementary School Lawsuit

  By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor It seems like the perfect outcome. Both sides in the ongoing dispute over the building of Sullivan’s Island Elementary school left the Charleston County Courthouse Friday clutching feelings of victory. “We are very happy with today’s ruling,” said Sullivan’s Island resident Karen Coste, a representative of Islanders for a …

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Mar 28 2014

Public Calls For Unity At Sullivan’s Island Council Meeting

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor At the recent Sullivan’s Island Town Council meeting, held Tuesday, March 18, there was a plea for town unity from some members of the public during the public comments session. “Based on last few months of meetings I’d like to address the issue of citizens being allowed to address …

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Mar 14 2014

Wacky Wigs And Stupendous Staches

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor The second annual Wig & Stache Bash raised over $106,000 for Sullivan’s Island Elementary School programs, including art, Spanish, music and guidance. The event, which was held Friday, February 28 at Cinebarre in Mount Pleasant, featured a live and silent auction to raise funds, music and a Wig & …

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