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St. Francis Catholic School on Hilton Head Island, SC, supports the Hilton Head/Bluffton communities in the Diocese of Charleston, SC. This includes the parishes of St. Francis by the Sea and Holy Family.
St. Francis Catholic School’s mission is to nurture its students’ spiritual and intellectual growth in an authentically Catholic community committed to academic excellence.
In order to implement our mission we strive:
Our hope is that every graduate of St. Francis Catholic School is a person of FAITH, INTEGRITY, and SCHOLARSHIP.
Registration for new students for the 2018-2019 school year began on Monday, February 26th. For a copy of our Application procedure and registration information 2018, please click here. Applications are available in the school office or you may click on this link to download a copy. To tour the school, please contact our registrar, Sister Kathleen Kane, at 843-681-6350, ext. 266.
School Summer office hours will begin the week of June 18th. Office hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. and by appointment.
Reverend Michael Oenbrink (Pastor)
Brian Pope (Principal)
Susan Sherry (School Advisory Board Facilitator & Enrollment)
Katie Bolchoz ( FSA Board Facilitator)
Brad Simpson (Ownership/Governance/Staffing)
Connie Killeen (Catholic Identity)
Lois McCue (Curriculum/Technology)
Mike Flint (Facilities)
Bob Doyle (Finance)
Jerry Manuel (Development)
St. Francis Multi-Purpose Facility
6:30 p.m. until 9 p.m.
Mayor Lisa Sulka
The Most Reverend Robert E. Guglielmone, Bishop of Charleston, will be in attendance
AWARDS CEREMONY TO FOLLOW
JPII, Saint Peter, SGGCS, and St. Francis
Honoring Mr. Wlliam Gabrielson
As the 2018 Recipient of the Lowcountry Award for Excellence in Catholic Education
$125 Per Person, Limited Seating Available
$850 a table and seating of 8
Please make your reservation and payment to your Parish or School
Checks may be made out to St. Francis
Congratulations St. Francis Catholic School Class of 2018!
Congratulations to the 25 students who graduated from St. Francis School on Friday, June 1st. It was another beautiful mass and ceremony. Out of our Class of 2018, 11 graduates received SCISA's George Grice Eighth Grade Scholar Award, 9 students earned the South Carolina Junior Scholar Award, and 4 students were awarded the President's Education Award for Academic Excellence. Congratulations to all of our graduates as they move on to the next chapter of their lives. May they continue to choose to live a life of faith, scholarship, and integrity.
Mrs. Boudreaux's seventh graders had a great time with their Egg Drop competition on Monday, June 4th. Thank you to the Hilton Head Island Fire and Rescue Officers from Station 6 who brought their ladder truck to drop the student science projects! Seven student projects survived the final drop of 75 feet: Mary Clare Burke, Jehanne Marie Arnal, Makenna Mason, Jude Roman, Mitchell Watson, Annabelle Corbitt, and Cynthia Gudaitis. Way to go!
Grand Prize - "Eggonomical" Award - Mary Clare Burke - Awarded to the device that is the most practical and most successful.
Eggelicious Award - Jehanne Marie Arnal - Awarded to the device that is the most creative and unique. This award is to be determined by the judges.
Humpty Dumpty Award - Connor Olivolo - Awarded to the device with the egg that breaks in the most spectacular fashion.
Fireman Award - Cynthia Gudaitis - Determined by the Fireman based on practicality, success, and creativity.
Registration Packets for SFCS Sports Camps and Summer Camp are available in the School Office
St. Francis by the Sea Catholic School Summer Sports Camp Dates:
Session 5 - Volleyball Camp -(grades 5 - 8 as of August 2018) - August 13 - 17 - 3 p.m. until 5 p.m.
All camps will be held in the St. Francis Catholic School Gym
Please click on this link to download a copy of the Camp Registration Packet
Our 2019 St. Francis Catholic School Gala will be held on Saturday, March 23rd at the Sonesta Resort. Check back here periodically for updates. Hope to see you there!
For more photos of St. Francis Catholic School, please click on this link.
Partner Program Cards
Don't forget to re-link your partner program cards! This is an easy way for the school to earn money. Last year, St. Francis received almost $5,000 from our partner programs. The codes are as follows:
Harris Teeter - 1685
Kroger - 36675
Publix cards are available i the Parish and School Offices.
Keep clipping those Box Tops too!
John Paul II Catholic School is committed to preparing students with diverse learning abilities for the challenges of life through intellectual, physical, and spiritual programs that advance academic excellence, leadership, a healthy lifestyle, and service to others while fostering discipleship according to the traditions of the Catholic faith.
As JPII continues to improve its academic program, it continues to expand and refine its AP curriculum. This month, 67 students are scheduled to take 141 AP exams. Last year, only the second administration of AP exams at the school, yielded an impressive 71 percentage of the students receiving a score of 3 or above!
JPII will be offering 15 AP courses in 2018 - 2019: AP Environmental, AP Human Geography, AP Psychology, AP Language and Composition, AP Literature and Composition, AP Statistics, AP Calculus, AP Biology, AP United States History, AP United States Government and Politics, AP European History, AP Computer Science Principles, AP Art History, AP Studio Art and AP Music Theory.
For more information about the JPII admissions’ process, please visit the John Paul II website at or call (843) 645-3838.
During the Class of 2018's Baccalaureate and Honors Night, JPII announced its first John Paul II Catholic School named scholarship. The St. Cecilia Music Ministry Scholarship, created by Mr. and Mrs. Mark Archer for a senior who has encompassed St. Cecilia's music ministry and her vision throughout their educational journey. This scholarship was presented to Sam Richardson, who will be attending Full Sail University. JPII's Music Director, Ms. Clare Archer, presented the scholarship.
For more photos of John Paul II Catholic School, please click on this link.