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Update February 16: One long battle has ended and another budgetary battle has begun.
At the Tuesday meeting the school board voted to "continue to fund all of our county schools in their current building and under their current name," which means Shell Point Elementary will stay open.
However the International Baccalaureate program wasn't so lucky and will be phased out over the coming years at Battery Creek and put on probation at Hilton Head High.
And now the effort to find somewhere else to drain $4 million from the budget begins.
First reporting: After a vote to prevent consideration of school closure to fix an ailing budget was blocked at the last Beaufort County School Board meeting, the topic is back on the agenda under new language.
And if feelings are the same as last time, the move to "continue to fund all of our county schools in their current building and under their current name," should pass. The vote has been mainly to preserve Shell Point Elementary.
Also on the agenda are discussions about the International Baccalaureate program that has recently found itself before the budgetary axe.
The meeting is tonight, February 15, at 5 p.m. at Beaufort County Council Chambers, 100 Ribaut Road.