Safe Access to Flexible Education Grants

Monday, July 20, 2020, Gov. Henry McMaster announced the creation of the Safe Access to Flexible Education (SAFE) Grants. SAFE grants will help students across South Carolina receive access to the best learning environments, and give parents the choice of where to send their children to school. Governor McMaster has dedicated up to $32 million… read more

Bishop England Named South Carolina’s Most Dominant Athletic Program

MaxPreps “America’s Source for High School Sports”, recently ranked the most dominant high school athletic programs in all 50 states since 2018. We’re proud to announce that the Battling Bishops were chosen as South Carolina’s winner with 3,518 points! Using the MaxPreps Cup formula, which annually determines the top high school athletic programs in the… read more

A Year of Service

As an institution of the Catholic Church, Bishop England High School is ever mindful of our Lord’s admonition, “as you did it to one of the least of these brethren, you did it to me” (Matthew 25:40). Therefore, the school strongly encourages the students to live out the demands of their faith in works of… read more

2020 Teacher of the Year

 Congratulations to math teacher and department co-chair, Megan Moore, for receiving the Teacher of the Year award! Mrs.Moore was selected by the faculty and staff because of her many attributes, including her professionalism, her love of teaching, and her positive influence on the students and our school. She is so highly respected by our… read more

2020 Spring Virtual Art Show

This year the Fine Arts Department will be hosting the Annual Spring Art Show online. Our incredibly talented students have selected their pieces to be showcased with our BE community. We hope you enjoy seeing the exceptional work and their God-given talents! Honors Painting Introduction to Art Period 1 Introduction to Art- Period 2 Introduction… read more

2019-2020 Faculty Recognition Awards

Congratulations to this year’s winners of the Faculty Recognition Awards! Twice a year teachers nominate faculty members who demonstrate a positive influence on others, challenge students to achieve and do their best, and are team players. Congratulations to these two teachers who are highly respected in our BE community and demonstrate loyalty to BEHS!  … read more

Congratulations to the 2020 Valedictorian and Salutatorian!

Class of 2020 Valedictorian – Emma Albano Emma has been involved in multiple clubs and sports at Bishop England. She is a member of the Random Acts of Kindness Club, Class Boards, Pro-life Club, Retreat Team, National Honor Society, Christian Students Missionary of Charity Club, committee leader on SGA, and is the president of Mu… read more

2020 Academic Awards

While we are unable to have an awards ceremony to honor this year’s recipients in person, we have continued the tradition of recognizing students for their achievements in the classroom. Since its inception in 1999, our Academic Achievement and Recognition Awards Night has become a yearly tradition. It began as a concept from the students… read more

Honors Physics – Rube Goldberg Machines

Rube Goldberg was a Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist, sculptor, and author. Best known for his “inventions”, Rube’s early years as an engineer informed his most acclaimed work. A Rube Goldberg contraption – an elaborate set of arms, wheels, gears, handles, cups, and rods, put in motion by balls, canary cages, pails, boots, bathtubs, paddles, and live… read more

Student Spotlight: Sarah Legare’ Smith

BE Freshman Sarah Legare’ Smith of Daniel Island won second place in the Daniel Island Historical Society essay contest. The Daniel Island Historical Society challenged area high school students with an essay contest. They asked students to consider how their own personal histories, perhaps their family stories, intersect with and continue the history of Daniel… read more

Learn to Cook In Spanish with Senora Brahim’s Spanish 2 Class

Finding yourself looking for something new to cook up in the kitchen? Well, Senora Brahim’s Spanish 2 class has you covered. Students wrote and presented their favorite recipes. Here are just a few recipes to mix up in your kitchen! Rice Krispy Treats – Ansley Pastries – Duggar Burritos – Connor ENCHILDA MUSMANNO – Cornellia… read more

Alumni Spotlight: J. Chandler Garrett, Class of 2016

Congratulations to J. Chandler Garrett, BE class of 2016, son of Coach Garrett and Jena Garrett for receiving the award for Mechanical Engineering Student of the Year at the University of South Carolina.  He was presented the award by Professor Michael Matthews, Senior Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education. The award was presented at… read more

RAK CLUB Joins Meals on Wheels

Our Random Acts of Kindness Club has joined in with Meals on Wheels on a Food Drive to help replenish the shelves at the Meeting Street location. You may drop your donations off outside our commons area in the boxes located under the covered area on our teachers’ parking lot side. These boxes are checked… read more

Student Spotlight: Ainsley Western ’20

Congratulations to senior Ainsley Western on being selected to participate in the Rising Stars Piccolo Spoleto Program! The selection process was arduous with over 1,000 talented students from Florida to North Carolina auditioning. This incredible honor can be attributed to Ainsely’s passion and dedication. The goal of Rising Stars Piccolo Spoleto series is to provide… read more

National Honor Society Hammers Hope Home

On a cool Saturday morning, members of the BEHS National Honors Society came together in service with Home Works of America. Though Homeworks of America, students replaced a roof, scraped and painted, and did yard work. Home Works of America, provides home repair services for homeowners who are elderly or have a disability and whose… read more

BE Pom Squad Making All the Right Moves to Win 9th in the Nation

POM squad is made up of 13 girls this year and their Coach is Patrice Christian, who also coaches the College of Charleston dance team. There are 8 Freshmen, 3 Sophomores, and 2 Juniors. For being such a young team, they have done exceptionally well! The Pom Squad has been working on several routines since… read more

Bishop England Engineering Club Wins at Storm the Citadel

Bishop England Engineering Club won the High School Division for the Annual Citadel’s Storm the Citadel Trebuchet Competition. Storm the Citadel was held on February 8, 2020 at the Citadel Parade Grounds. The hands-on engineering competition was open to K-12 students from all over the Low Country.  The areas of competition were  Trebuchet, Water Bottle… read more

A Visit from the Sisters of Charity of Our Lady of Mercy

When Reverend (“Doc”) Joseph L. O’Brien and Reverend James J. May opened Bishop England High School in 1915, they asked for the support and assistance of the Sisters of Charity of Our Lady of Mercy. Three OLM sisters were on the original faculty at the founding of the school. We were blessed to have three… read more

BE Marches for Life

Early Thursday morning, a group of about 30 students and 6 chaperones set out for the March for Life in Washington D.C. After settling into the hotel, they went straight to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception to attend the Vigil for Life Mass. The Basilica was packed with thousands of… read more

2019 CSMC Food Drive

Homeroom 216 raised the most money during our annual CSMC Money Drive for the Poor – nearly $750.00! This morning they were presented with a statue of St. Mother Teresa (being held by Ms Ronco) as a “Thank You” for all their hard work in raising so much money that will feed so many in… read more

Youth in Government

Thirty-five students participated in the South Carolina Youth in Government Conference, November 20-23, in Columbia. BEHS had three mock-trial teams, an appeals court justice(James O’Connor), fourteen lawmakers who participated in the model legislature, two committee co-chairs (Marshall Geier and Ethan Griffith) as well as a candidate for Superintendent of Education (Keegan Bittner).  An “Outstanding Bill… read more

Gold Level Service Award – Ms.Kit Brownell ’81

Ms.Kit Brownell ’81, our Director of Admissions has already accomplished Gold Level for service this school year with 142 hours! Gold level means that a student or faculty member has done at least 100 hours of service. Ms.Brownell volunteers at Camp Happy Days every Summer. Camp Happy Days offers support and encouragement to children diagnosed… read more

Madison Mummert Awarded Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital’s Youth Volunteer of the Year

Each year, the West Ashley Optimist Club honors youth volunteers in the Charleston area.  Madison Mummert has been awarded Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital’s Youth Volunteer of the Year!  Madison achieved this award by helping the community through her volunteer work. Madison served last summer as a volunteer assisting the staff and transporting patients from… read more

2020 National Merit Commended Students

Erin O’Connor and Alexis Maus (not pictured)   Bishop England is proud to announce that Erin O’Connor and Alexis Maus have been named 2020 National Merit Commended Students! About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Although they will not continue in the 2020 competition for National Merit… read more

Random Acts of Kindness Club Visits Summit Place and DI Academy

On Thursday October 10th, the Bishop England Random Acts of Kindness Club visited with the elderly at Summit Place on Daniel Island.  They did a little house work, cleaning windows and such but most of their time was spent interacting with the wise group of residents that offered words of wisdom while playing games.  … read more

BE Community Comes Together to Pray for Life

On Saturday, October 5, Campus Ministry, joined the “40 Days for Life” movement and prayed outside of the Planned Parenthood for an end to abortion and respect for all life. Several students, parents, alumni, and three Theology teachers came together to represent our BE community. The group stood outside the clinic and peacefully prayed for… read more

Bishop of the Month

Teachers are asked to nominate a student who has gone above and beyond the call of duty whether it be in the classroom or beyond. A student becomes nominated by the teacher who writes a description of what wonderful things the student has done without revealing the name. One student is chosen from each grade… read more

Bishops Travel to Georgia Tech STEM College Fair

Ayden Haas, Matthew Fishburne, Sam Thompson and Max Seymore traveled to the STEM College and Career Fair at Georgia Institute of Atlanta. STEM College and Career Fairs provides a forum for colleges and universities to share STEM-related educational opportunities with prospective students and their parents. With over 100 college representatives at the event, they… read more

Important PSAT Information

The PSAT will be held at BE for all students grades 9-11 on the morning of Wednesday, October 16th. 9th grade students received a sheet of paper with information about the test and links to practice tests. 10th and 11th graders received a student guide and a practice test. Students are to report directly to… read more

Triple B Oyster Roast and Pig Pickin

  Triple B Annual Oyster Roast/Pig Pickin November 23, 2019 6:30pm Jack Cantey Football Stadium Oysters, BBQ, Chili, Beer & Wine Over 21 yrs old Live Music and Silent Auction  … read more

BE Alumni Association Golf Tournament

Practice your putting, gather your foursome and mark your calendar! Friday, October 18, 2019 9:00 AM Shotgun Start Patriots Point Golf Links 1 Patriots Point Road Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 REGISTER NOW! Download Printable Registration Form All proceeds benefit the Bishop England High School Alumni Association Scholarship Fund. Your support will provide critical funds needed to… read more

St. Mother Teresa Feast Day Cup 2019

It’s that time of year again in Miss Estrada’s Senior and Junior Theology classes! The 2nd Annual St. Mother Teresa Feast Day Cup 2019. Five new champions were crowned on Friday: Charlie Michel, Sullivan Clair, Jack Wysong, Jordan O’Connor, and Nic Fiutem. Students answered trivia questions about Mother Teresa and learned about her heroic life… read more

MaxPreps Cup Ranks Bishop England High School #1 Athletic Program in the South

The MaxPreps Cup is a formula that seeks to determine the best overall high school sports program in the nation. Schools receive points for state championships, runner-up finishes and placement on national rankings. Also taken into account are the type of sport, size of the state, enrollment level of the school and the number of… read more

Meet Moses

Introducing MOSES…BEHS’s Mental Health Therapy Dog in training! Moses is so excited to be at Bishop England and to hang out with the amazing students! He has been training at BEHS for almost 2 months. Moses is a mini-bernedoodle and is loving his life at BEHS. During the first day of orientation, he was hugged,… read more

1st Day of Service

The first day of the new school year at BE was a Day of Service! While our freshmen had a retreat on campus, grades 10, 11 and 12 went out serving the community with their teachers all over the Low Country.  Students and teachers served the community across the Low Country working at Homeworks, the… read more

1st Day of School at BE is a Day of Service!

We’re doing something different than your average first day of school. This year our 1st day of school at BE is going to be our inaugural Day of Service! Students will be all throughout the Low Country from the cleaning the beaches of IOP to Folly Beach, working at Low Country Food Bank, at the… read more

Happy 199th to the Diocese of Charleston!

A very happy 199th birthday to the Diocese of Charleston!   In honor of the Diocese of Charleston’s 199th anniversary and the kickoff to the bicentennial celebration, here is an image of the Bulla for the Erection of the Episcopal See of Charleston and of the Naming of the First Bishop, the Most Reverend Doctor… read more

Order of Daedalians AETC Commander’s Trophy Awarded to Alec Swanson ’12

Alec Swanson, an alumnus of the BE Class of 2012, recently graduated on June 28th from the United States Air Force Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training (SUPT) in Columbus Mississippi.   Alec received the Order of Daedalians AETC Commander’s Trophy, this award is presented to the most outstanding graduate of each track of training. The recipient… read more

“Beating the Odds” Selected for the 2019 BronzeLens Film Festival of Atlanta

  Congratulations to this year’s commencement speaker Frank Brown, ’91! Frank’s documentary “Beating the Odds”, has been selected for the 2019 BronzeLens Film Festival of Atlanta (documentary category)! This documentary highlights Frank Brown, Chief Executive Officer of Communities In Schools of Atlanta, showing the parallel between his upbringing, and the students he has influenced. View… read more

Prayers at Guadalupe

BE Theology teacher, Lucia Gonzalez has traveled to The Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe and National Shrine of Mexico in the north of Mexico City which houses the cloak containing the image of Our Lady of Guadalupe. An official Mass at the Basilica with the original image of Our Lady of Guadalupe was offered… read more

Youth Congressional Gold Medal Awarded to Bella Kissell

Congratulations to Bella Kissell who was awarded the Youth Congressional Gold Medal by Joe Cunningham in Washington DC! Bella Kissell, a rising senior at Bishop England, has proven to be a leader in her community and beyond. The Congressional Award is the United States Congress’ award for young Americans and offers young people the opportunity… read more

2019 Senior Gift

The Class of 2019 presented their Senior Gift at Graduation. Through Christ’s Gift Academy they are sponsoring 2 children from Kenya for an entire year, Billsam Barrack and Shama Rebecca.The sponsorship includes faith-based education, school supplies, uniforms, food, water, and medical care.  This year’s incoming senior class will be able to see their progress and… read more

How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall?

Just ask the Bishop England Chorale what it takes. Here are a few words from the Chorus Director, Thomas Gerber before the trip to New York City: “I am so excited about this opportunity for the students of Bishop England,” says Thomas Gerber, director of the Bishop England Chorale. “They will have the opportunity to… read more

Best of Prep Sports Awards

Bishops owned the night at the 2019 Best of Prep Sports Awards! The Bishop England Winners: Player of the Year: Katie Brooks Team of the Year: Women’s Lacrosse Coach of the Year: Paul Runey Scholar-Athlete of the Year: Grace Ann Carlson Men’s Golf Player of the Year: Austin Scott Men’s Soccer Player of the Year:… read more

Beating the Odds – Frank Brown

You won’t want to miss the opportunity to welcome Frank Brown home to our BE community and celebrate his journey and a life that reflects the heart of Bishop England High School. This is the true story of Charleston local, Frank Brown beating the odds and paying the gift of opportunity forward. Please join us… read more

2019 Teacher of the Year – Matt Parry

Congratulations to Matt Parry, English teacher and department chair, for winning Teacher of the Year, 2018-19! Mr. Parry was nominated and selected by the faculty because he exhibits the characteristics of an outstanding teacher:  He is a teacher who…   Exhibits a desire to grow, to be innovative, and to become a stronger teacher.   Exhibits a… read more

French Club Loan to Kiva

Every year, French Club makes money through bake sales to make small loans on shows profiles for people or groups in poor areas of the world who are looking for loans to grow their small businesses. This spring, French Club decided to loan money to a group of women in Burkina Faso, in… read more

The Oscars – 2019 Bishop England Prom

The biggest night of the year brought out the glamour! From classic Hollywood glamour and current runway looks BE juniors and seniors made their grand entrances to the 2019 Prom – A Night at the Oscars. The evening’s most dazzling looks were true show stoppers as students danced the night away. It was a great… read more

Karma Kindness – BSN Sports donates to BE RAK Club

Michael Peres of BSN Sports thought it was awesome that Bishop England has a club based around the idea of doing acts of kindness to uplift people so he sent our Random Acts of Kindness custom pullovers. “It was the least we could do and I know those kids will have a big impact on… read more

The BE Green Machine – Fill the Bin!

Strategically located in the student parking lot, BE has “Green Machine”! This is a convenient way to recycle clothes, shoes and textiles! This Earth-friendly initiative is a great way for BE to earn money for each pound of recyclables collected. The textiles are repurposed, recycled or reused! Did you know that the average American throws… read more

Angelica Bramlett Wins Martin Ahrens Scholarship at the Charleston Artist Guild High School Seniors Show

Angelica Bramlett of Bishop England for “Mary An” Martin Ahrens Scholarship Winner presented by Joyce Hall Congratulations to senior Angelica Bramlett for winning the Martin Ahrens Scholarship at the Charleston Artist Guild High School Seniors show! Thank you to Joyce Hall and to other family members and friends of Martin Ahrens for making this scholarship… read more

Curtain Time in London

BE students with a love for drama, travel and adventure set out across the pond over Easter Break. BE students were able to get an authentic theatre experience! BE students went to an interactive acting workshop in a London studio, toured the Globe Theatre, saw performances, visited Stratford-Upon-Avon, and of course did some sight seeing!… read more

Culture and Religion in Spain and Portugal

Culture and Religion in Spain and Portugal: Over Easter Break, BE students traveled to Spain and Portugal. From Madrid to Fatima, students were able to experience both faith-based cultures from monuments, cathedrals and of course food and art!  … read more


  Congratulation to BE Senior Grace Ann Carlson on signing with MIT to play Lacrosse! We know both your hard work in the classroom and on the field has paid off! We wish you all the best.… read more

Women’s Lacrosse State Champions!

Congratulations to our Women’s Lacrosse Team on winning the AAA State Championship! Click here for the full article from the Post and Courier on this tremendous accomplishment for the team:… read more

Charleston City Paper – Best of Charleston – Best Private School

For the 6th year in a row, we’re proud to announce that Bishop England High School has been voted the Best Private School in the Charleston City Paper Best Of Charleston! Thank you for your votes and support! We know how special BE is and it’s because of the dedicated staff, talented students, supportive parents… read more

SCHSL Student Leadership Summit

Bishop England students Jack Ryder, Sullivan Clair, and Emma Albano attended the SCHSL Student Leadership Summit in Columbia. Over 300 student-athletes (and their coaches) representing over 75 South Carolina high schools had the opportunity to work alongside presenters in three rotating workshops throughout the day and engage in one on one activities with fellow summit… read more

Signing Day

IMG_0446 It was Signing Day for BE senior Hunter High. Hunter a member of the BE Golf Team, signed for golf at Ferrum College in Virginia. We wish Hunter all the best in his pursuits at Ferrum College!… read more

Congratulations to the Winners of the Jewish Federation’s Holocaust Creative Arts Competition

Each year, students in our World History, French III, and Holocaust classes submit entries to the Jewish Federation’s Holocaust Creative Arts Competition. Many schools from the Lowcountry enter. Congratulations to this year’s winners from BE! For Creative Writing…First place: Jillian McManus, second place: Chase Bruder, third place: Emma Albano, and honorable mention: Michael Stebbins. For… read more

Alumni Success Story: From BE to Washington D.C.

Meghan McCully, class of 2015, has just accepted a job in Washington, D.C, as the Health Staff Assistant for the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Meghan’s interest in public policy began with Youth In Government at Bishop England. After graduating from BEHS, she went on to study government at Wofford and will… read more

Random Acts of Kindness in the Heart of Charleston

On Thursday March 21st, The Random Acts of Kindness Club traveled to downtown Charleston (Battery & Market area) passing out snacks and cold bottled water to anyone and everyone.  They also paid parking meters for visitors.  Upon doing their small acts of kindness they gave people their RAK Chip asking them to ‘Pay it Forward’.  We… read more

State Champs!

We’re so proud of the our Women’s Basketball team on an incredible season! Not only did Coach Runey break the 700 win mark but the wins continued right to the AAA State Championship. It’s been a truly inspirational season for the entire BE community. Click here to read more on the the big win… read more

BEHS Freshman Luther Young Earns Pope Pius XII Catholic Scouting Religious Emblem

Congratulations to BEHS Freshman, Luther Young on receiving the “Pope Pius XII Catholic Scouting Religious Emblem” on February 10 at Saint Joseph Catholic Church in Columbia, SC with Bishop Guglielmone presiding.  Scout Chaplain, Father Matthew Gray also pictured above. The Emblem is the pinnacle of youth Catholic emblems available in the Boy Scouts of America and is… read more

UDA Nationals

  Way to go, Pom Squad! The team competed this past weekend at UDA Nationals in Orlando, FL, against the very best teams in the country. There were over 50 teams in the small-varsity division for pom and more than 40 teams in the division for hip hop. The girls placed 14th in hip hop,… read more

700 WINS and counting!

Coach Runey became the sixth coach in South Carolina girls’ hoops history to record 700 career victories when the Bishops defeated Hanahan 51-9 on Jan. 22. He added No. 701 three days later with a resounding victory over Waccamaw. Bishop England had no trouble advancing to the state finals for the sixth time in seven… read more

Disney Dreamer at BEHS

Congratulations to our very own Anna Kelly Zielke! Bishop England Sophomore and Disney fan, Anna Kelly Zielke decided to join thousands of other applicants in applying for the elite Disney Dreamers Academy Class of 2019. Anna Kelly did received her acceptance right before Christmas, along with 99 other kids – out of a thousands of other… read more

Grand Mardi Gras Gala

Bishop England High School is holding it’s bi-annual, Grand Mardi Gras Gala on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at the beautiful Gaillard in downtown Charleston. The Gaillard will be transformed into an elegant Mardi Gras style casino for over 400 attendees making for an unforgettable and fun filled evening! The event will include dinner, open bar,… read more

Random Acts of Kindness Contest

The Random Acts of Kindness Club (RAK) promotes and performs small acts of kindness at the school and in the community. The club recently held an “October Challenge” asking students to submit their acts of kindness to be voted on by RAK club members. The winner was Brooke Dominiak, a Senior at BEHS.  Below is… read more

8th Straight Girls Tennis State Championship

Congratulations to the BEHS Girls Tennis team on winning the tennis state championship! Girls defeated Chapman 7-0 to win 8th straight state tennis title. Finished the season 23-0.   Click HERE to read the full article.  … read more

State Champions!!

Congratulations to the boys cross country team for winning the state championship this past weekend. The boys also had 3 all state runners, Sam Boykin (2nd 15:54), Logan Desciak (4th 16:24) and Aidan Richter (9th 16:40). The boys team consisted of Sam Boykin, Logan Desciak, Aidan Ricther, Mark Richter (18th 16:59), Colin Costello (19th 17:08),… read more

November is BEARD Season!

Be able to grow out your hair and beard! During the month of November male students may participate in a fundraiser for the MUSC Cancer Center. Students will pay $10 to be able to grow out their beard during the month of November. If students pay $20 they may grow out their hair and beard!… read more

Quarter 1 Honor Roll

The following students qualified for Honor Roll for Quarter 1. To qualify for Honor Roll a student must have an overall numeric average of 90 or higher in all classes. Click below to view. Congratulations Bishops! Freshmen and Sophomore Quarter 1 Honor Roll Junior and Senior Quarter 1 Honor Roll… read more

Bishops Boutique ~ A Night of Shopping

Bishops Boutique, A Night of Shopping! Save the Date! The Bishop England Parent Guild is hosting the 8th annual “Bishops Boutique ~ A Night of Shopping” on Thursday, November 15th in the school gymnasium from 4:00 – 8:00 pm. More than 60 vendors will be exhibiting and selling so get a head start on your… read more

BEHS Alumni Memorial Mass

BEHS Alumni Memorial Mass Thursday, November 1st 10:40 AM BEHS Gymnasium Please join us Thursday, November 1st in the BEHS Gymnasium at 10:40 AM as we gather to celebrate Mass in memory of all deceased BEHS Alumni and Friends.  A small reception to be held immediately following.  All alumni, parents and friends are welcome. Please RSVP to… read more

PSAT October 10th!

9th – 11th Graders ~ The PSAT is scheduled for Wednesday, October 10th. Please Remember: You must be in your assigned rooms by 8:10 Students will be done at approximately noon. It may be around 12:30 for students with extra time. Bring #2 pencils with erasers (NO Mechanical pencils). Students may also bring an approved… read more

Honey Baked Ham Fundraiser!

  Good things come in small packages!! The BEHS Triple B Club is selling Honey Baked Ham gift cards to support our BE Athletes! Available in any denomination, Honey Baked gift cards allow everyone on your shopping list to choose and enjoy something delicious! Order online and they will be mailed to you or email… read more

National Merit Scholarship Program

Congratulations to the following Bishop England seniors who have been recognized in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program. We are proud of Josie Dennis who has earned the distinction of a National Merit Semifinalist. We are equally proud of Grace Anne Carlson who has earned the distinction of Commended Student in the program, and Jesus… read more

BE Swimmer, Addie Laurencelle Commits to The University of California!

Bishop England High School swimming standout Addie Laurencelle committed to the University of California, Berkeley over the weekend. If you’re not familiar with the college swimming world and the Golden Bears’ success, let Laurencelle put his decision in perspective. “In the world of college swimming, California, Berkeley is the Duke of college basketball,” he said.… read more


CSMC (Christian Students’ Mission of Charity) will be sponsoring GO PINK to support those fighting breast cancer. Pink hair extensions will be sold for $5.00 beginning Monday, October 1st in the main lobby before homeroom. And since October is breast cancer awareness month, students will be allowed to wear their pink symbol of hope throughout… read more

AP District Honor Roll Recipient

The Diocese of Charleston’ Schools Office has been named to the 8th Annual Advanced Placement Honor Roll. Bishop England High School is a member of this group and is recognized for offering a wide range of Advanced Placement courses and producing solid results in passing the AP exams. Click here to learn more about the… read more

PB&J Blitz

This week and next we are tackling hunger by collecting peanut butter and jelly jar donations for the Lowcountry Foodbank’s annual PB&J Blitz. We’re competing against Timberland High to see which school can collect the most donations and we have until next Thursday, the 13th to collect as much as we can! Just a final… read more

Leo Albano ’18 & The Notre Dame Player Walk

Our very own Leo Albano,’18 making his first “Player Walk” Appearance as a Notre Dame football player! The Notre Dame Game Day “Player Walk” Tradition – Coach Kelly and the Irish football team arrive at the Gug on Saturday afternoons for final preparations before taking the field at Notre Dame Stadium. After the team walks… read more

Sal Badolato ’18 ~ New Game in Town

The Newest Game in Town When one member of the Bishop England Class of 2018 begins business classes this fall at the University of South Carolina, he may already know a thing or two from the business concept he launched in his parents’ garage. Sal Badolato began making Sal’s Washer Sets during the summer between… read more

Purchase Student School Pictures Online!

Click the “Buy Now” button below to purchase student school portraits. BEHS receives 50% commission on all underclass school picture sales. This is a great fundraiser for our school!… read more

Luke Bryan signs BEHS graduation cap!

A little summer fun was had by a member of the class of 2018! If anyone knows Britney Carney ’18 and how much she loves Luke Bryan….and now he loves her BE graduation cap! She wore it to the concert and he signed it.    … read more

BEHS Faculty & Staff Day of Service

As our faith in Christ teaches us, the Corporal Works of Mercy serve as charitable actions by which we help our neighbors in bodily needs. So to carry on in that same sentiment, our faculty & staff got together and gave back to the community we care for so deeply by teaming up with the… read more

Welcome New Faculty Members!

Bishop England’s new faculty members attended an in-service for new staff on August 10. We are excited about our new members and welcome them to the BE community. They bring a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to a new school year. In chairs, L to R: Lindsey Clark, Social Studies Department; Carmen Brahim, World Language… read more

Coach of the Year!

Cindy Baggott, head BEHS girls volleyball coach,  received Coach of the Year from the South Carolina Athletic Coaches Association this past Sunday. Coach Baggott began coaching the team in 2007. She has won 11 straight State Championships, part of the national record 28 overall State Championships and 18 consecutive State Championships. The team begins play… read more

Bella Kissell receives the Congressional Award

The Congressional Award is the United States Congress’ award for young Americans. The Congressional Award Program is about challenge. The Award offers young people the opportunity to set a personal goal and achieve it. Along the way, you will learn about yourself and about qualities like responsibility, trust and the ability to plan and organize.… read more

Deacon Rhett Williams ’03

Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone will ordain Deacon Rhett Butler Williams ’03 to the priesthood on June 8 at 6 p.m. in the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, 120 Broad St. He will celebrate his first Mass at the Cathedral on June 10 at 11:15 a.m. Click Here to read the full article.… read more

2017 – 2018 Teacher of the Year!

Julie Rosebrock has been named the Teacher of the Year for the 2017-18 school year. Mrs. Rosebrock was selected by the faculty because she demonstrates all the attributes of a master teacher… • Exhibits a desire to grow as a teacher, to be innovative, and to become a stronger teacher. • Exhibits a positive influence… read more

Hans Koebig Rotary Scholar of the Year

Kelly Perkins who is a senior at Bishop England High School was awarded The Hans Koebig Rotary Scholar of the Year award though the Rotary Club of St. Andrew’s on May 31, 2018 in the amount of $6,000. There were three other winners from West Ashley High School and James Island Charter High School who… read more

“Lunch With Dottie”

The Bishop England Alumni Association invites alumni, parents and friends to “Lunch With Dottie” Friday, June 22nd. Dine and chat with Dorothea Benton Frank as she launches “By Invitation Only.” Enjoy a delicious seated luncheon at Halls Signature Events new space, 5 Faber. Tickets are $40. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. with convenient parking in… read more

“Circle of Life” Spring Concert

Join the Bishop England Chorale and Director Thomas Gerber at the annual spring concert Fri, May 18 at 7:00 PM. This year’s theme “Circle of Life,” includes arrangements from Broadway musicals “Mamma Mia!,” “Queen,” “Lion King,” and “Wicked.” This concert will also feature senior solos. There is no cost to attend. A free will offering… read more

Spanish Club Award

The Bishop England Spanish Club began a new tradition by awarding $50 to a senior for being a dedicated, reliable and enthusiastic member of the club for the year.  The senior has participated in the club events and in the community service work at Midland Park Elementary where he/she read to the students at the school   In the inaugural… read more

Parent Guild Drop-In

It’s Time to Plan for the 2018-19 School Year! Join the BEHS Parent Guild for Wine and Snacks Wednesday, May 23rd from 5:00 – 7:00 PM In the BE Library (second floor) Drop in to find out more about next year’s events and how you can get involved! Bishops Boutique, Gala, BE Connected, Luncheons, Spirit… read more

Drama Club ~ 2nd Annual Cabaret

The Drama Club is performing their 2nd Annual Cabaret! Come see performances of famous musical numbers from The Greatest Showman, The Lion King, Mamma Mia, and many more on May 11th at 7. Admission is free, but we will be collecting donations for the victims of the tornados in need of food, the Summerville family… read more

French Club

A group of students from French Club lead a rosary all in French during lunch. They prayed for the recovery of their friends suffering from injuries, those suffering from mental illness, those who have lost loved ones, and the souls in purgatory.… read more

BEHS Athletic Signings

Congratulations to the following student-athletes who signed today. Lleyton Dacuba-Queens University (Tennis) Drew Bobey-Johnson & Wales (Tennis) Leo Albano-Notre Dame (Football)… read more

Advanced Drama Production

We’ve all been to a football game before. The sweaty players, the food, the enthusiastic parents and students cheering on the game; But something is missing here. The cheerleaders! The Lions cheer squad is down on their luck when new rules for qualifying for nationals requires 5 members to constitute a full squad; but they… read more

Baseball Ranked Top 50 Nationally

The Bishops Baseball team finished the regular season with a 23-1 record. The team managed to win the IP Classic and HIT tournaments for the first time ever and will begin the AAA playoffs ranked #1 in the state baseball coaches poll. Their success has now reached a national level with the most recent Rawlings… read more

YESCarolina School Entrepreneurship Competition

Yesterday, the students in our Entrepreneurship class participated in the YESCarolina School Entrepreneurship Competition here at BE. Mary Kate Burkholder (teatime Charleston), Peyton Doyle (Train 4), Kevin Hart (Ninja Socks), Daniel Hollister (MiBall), Preston Maile (Maile’s Guitars), Tobin McDonald (Petsify), and Brendan Smith (Politicaid) presented their business plans to a panel of three judges. All… read more

Charleston Artist Guild High School Seniors Exhibit

The Bishop England Fine Arts Department recognizes three artists: Rebecca Poole, Spencer Watts and Sidney Brusse. These students who are members of the Class of 2018 created paintings that are on display in the Charleston Artist Guild High School Seniors Exhibit at the Charleston Visitor Center, 375 Meeting Street. The exhibit will end on Saturday,… read more

We Need Your Help!

For the next 2 weekends (April 14 & 21), we are in desperate need of volunteers both Saturdays to help get the Tennis Center ready for its dedication on April 29. We have been able to get a lot of things donated but need the man power to put it down. This Saturday we need… read more

Four Athletes Sign to Play in College

Four more Bishop England student athletes signed to play in college, This brings the total college signings for the year to 11. The four newest signees are: Justin Counasse (Lacrosse) – Limestone Christian Greavu (Lacrosse) – Mercer Jaylen Stoney-Patterson (Football) – North Greenville Matthew McManus (Baseball) – Florida State College of Jacksonville… read more

Polish Your Paddles

March Madness Ping Pong Tournament Faculty & Students – register HERE by March 9th. Tournament begins March 11th.  Winners will play in front of the whole school on April 16th.  Paddles Up!  … read more

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Players from the volleyball, baseball, basketball and cheerleading teams participated in the St. Patrick’s Day parade on Saturday, March 17th!… read more

BEHS Pray Out

  While many schools across the nation participated in a “Walk Out” against school violence, Bishop England High School students, faculty and staff held a “Pray Out”.  Our prayer service was designed and conducted by a group of our current students with the help of Ms. Estrada, a junior year theology teacher: Esmeralda Maldonado, Peyton… read more

BEHS Career Day

On March 14th, Bishop England held its annual Career Day.  We welcomed over 40 professionals in fields from medicine,engineering,education, and much more.  Students were able to attend three different sessions to hear from experts in a variety of occupations.  Thank you to all who volunteered their time and expertise to help our students.… read more

Athletic Director of the Year!

Congratulations to BE Athletic Director Paul M. Runey who was voted Region AAA Athletic Director of the Year and was voted Statewide Athletic Director of the Year!… read more

Baseball Captures IP Classic Championship

The Bishop England Baseball team got the season off to a strong start by winning the prestigious International Paper Classic in Georgetown. The team went 4-0 in the tournament defeating Hartsville, TL Hanna, Summerville, and Boiling Springs. Ryan Gaffney was named Tournament MVP. He was the winning pitcher in the championship game against Boiling Springs… read more

Bryan Argenio Art Award

The Bryan Argenio Art Award is presented to a senior who has a strong interest in art and who wishes to pursue art after high school. This is a $250 award presented at the Senior Awards ceremony. Seniors must apply. Contact Mrs. Johnson (Room 101C) with any questions Last Years Winners Artwork… read more

Anthony Battista ~ 3rd Place Individual State Wrestling Championship

Bishop England junior Anthony Battista placed third in the state at the individual wrestling championships last weekend in Anderson.Battista, a 2017 state qualifier at 126 pounds, entered this year’s tournament ranked fifth in Class AAA at 132.He opened with a 4-2 decision over fourth-ranked Michael Freeman of Woodruff before running into West Oak’s Matthew Williams… read more

Cheerleading Clinic

Bishop England High School Cheerleading Tryout Clinic Interested in cheering in high school? The Bishop England cheer coach will be holding a FREE one-day clinic to help prepare for the BEHS cheerleading tryouts in April! When: Friday, March 9, 2018 from 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Where: The gym at BEHS *Reserve your spot at… read more

Signing Day

The following Bishop England athletes signed their national letter of intent today.  Congratulations Bishops!! Kessy Bradshaw-The Citadel (Women’s Soccer) Kevyn Banda-The Citadel (Women’s Soccer) Owen Cooper-Lynn University (Men’s Soccer)… read more

Campus Tours

Thirty-two BE 10th and 11th grade students went on an overnight trip to visit four South Carolina campuses:  USC, Furman, Clemson and Anderson.  The students had the opportunity to sit in on admissions presentations and to take tours of each campus.  They were offered a good variety, as two colleges are large public universities while the… read more


As we enter Lent, a time of sacrifice and reflection, all members of the Bishop England community are challenged to reflect on their use of social media and its effect on their lives. All are encouraged to limit their use of social media as a sacrifice and an opportunity to fill this time with prayer,… read more

AP Exam Registration

AP Exam Registration – Click Here AP Exam registration for Bishop England High School will begin at 8:00 am, February 12, 2018  and will end promptly at 11:59 am on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. If a student does not register for their AP Exam online, they will not be able to take the AP Exam. Each AP exam costs… read more

Leo Albano – FNR Scholar Athlete of the Year

A huge congrats to @battlingbishops Leo Albano, our FNR Scholar Athlete of the Year. Tonight, it was an honor to stand alongside as @DavidAylor presented him his $5,000 scholarship check. Leo was a football, basketball & baseball star at BE- planning to study engineering. — Scott Eisberg (@SEisbergWCIV) February 8, 2018… read more

Tolkien and Lewis Class

Mrs. Durst’s Tolkien and Lewis class strives to know each author personally. Every  person in the class chooses a specific part of a normal day for J. R. R. Tolkien to illustrate in a mural. Pictures range from Tolkien tripping over his children’s train tracks while gathering the family to attend Mass to Tolkien working… read more

Catholic Schools Week ~ A Day of Service

A central aspect of a Catholic education is learning the importance of service to others. So today as a part of Catholic Schools week, our students took a visit on over to Summit Place of Daniel Island and joined the residents there in a friendly game of Wii bowling. May the best team win!… read more

Spring Sports Tryout Information

BISHOP ENGLAND SPRING SPORTS TRYOUT INFORMATION VARSITY & JV MEN’S LACROSSE -January 22nd & 23rd 3:30pm-5:30pm (BE Practice Field across from Teachers’ Parking Lot)-No Cuts VARSITY & JV WOMEN’S LACROSSE-January 22nd & 23rd 3:30pm-5:30pm (Report to the track 3:15 on Monday January 22nd) (BE Practice Field across from Teachers’ Parking Lot)-No Cuts VARSITY & JV… read more

Drama 1 Celebrity Presentations

Is that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson walking down BE’s halls? Nope! It’s the Drama 1 class impersonating a few celebrities for their first project of the semester! We had some A-list appearances from Arnold Schwarzenegger to Taylor Swift. We can’t wait to see what more creative things come from this semester’s Drama classes!… read more

March For Life

  We pray for a safe journey as some of our students, faculty, and members of the Diocesan Missionary team travel to Washington, D.C., to attend the March for Life!… read more

Quarter 2 Honor Roll

The following students qualified for Honor Roll for Quarter 2.  To qualify for Honor Roll a student must have an overall numeric average of 90 or higher in all classes.  The Quarter 2 Honor Roll TAG Day is scheduled for Wednesday, January 24th. Congrats to the following students: Quarter 2 Honor Roll Juniors & Seniors Quarter 2 Honor Roll… read more

Free Math Tutoring

Meet me on Study Buddy! Study Buddy is a peer-to-peer online tutoring platform. The Tutors are high school honor students who volunteer their time to help others understand and succeed on math and science by helping with homework, labs, and studying for tests! Tutoring is free, and unlimited. Whether there’s a need for help every… read more

2017 BE Golf Tournament

  On Sunday, December 11, over 100 golfers teed off at Patriots Point Links for the 2017 BE Golf Tournament.  Thank you to all our sponsors, golfers, volunteers and staff that came out to make it such a fun day. Together we raised over $11,000 to benefit Bishop England’s Green & White Fund. A special… read more

French Club Fun

On December 4, students from the French Club did their annual French Day at Mason Prep. They led the second graders in French bingo, cookie decorating, organized French games, and taught them about Paris. Of course the food was one of the most important parts: the BE students treated the second graders to croissants and… read more

2017 AP District Honor Roll

Columbia, SC – Three South Carolina school districts are among a total of 447 in the United States and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on the Annual AP Honor Roll. AP Honor Roll districts simultaneously increased access to Advanced Placement® coursework while maintaining or increasing the percentage of students earning scores… read more

Christmas Cheer

“The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear!” The Drama Club is caroling to students and teachers this week as a fundraiser for the spring musical, Cinderella. The club members are skipping down the halls with jingle bells and Santa hats to bring some smiles and Christmas magic to… read more

Choral Performance

Please join us for a choral performance on Friday, December 8 at 7:00 PM. Musical selections will include “Mary Did You Know?”, “In the Bleak Midwinter”, and “What Sweeter Music.” The choirs of Bishop England High School and HARMONIA from Christ Our King-Stella Maris School will perform. The concert is directed by Mr. Thomas Gerber… read more

West Point Society 5th Annual Leadership & Ethics Conference

4 Bishop England Juniors participated in the West Point Society’s 5th Annual Leadership and Ethics Conference that was held on November 17th at Academic Magnet High School. The purpose of the conference is to promote ethical awareness and decision-making, encourage principled living and character, enhance the ethical climate in our schools and our community, and… read more

Model United Nations Simulation on Venezuela

The Model United Nations Club held a simulation on November 1 about solutions to the economic and security problems in Venezuela. The students worked in teams to do research, write resolutions, and then debate and vote on their resolutions. They considered solutions such as military and police intervention, sanctions, rehabilitation for drug traffickers, and boarder… read more

Four Athletes Commit to College

Four Bishop England athletes signed to play their respective sports at the college level. Emma Pizzo signed to play lacrosse at Mercer. Jared Pratt committed to play tennis at the University of Wisconsin. Gregory Sanders signed with Erskine to play baseball and his teammate Will Bastian will be playing baseball at The Citadel.… read more

Coastal Carolina Fair BE Art Contest Winners

Creative students from Bishop England competed at the 2017 Coastal Carolina Fair. Students participated in Youth Art, Photography Youth Division, and Creative Arts- Ceramics exhibits. The following students were recognized in the ceramics competition: First Place Fine Art/Sculpture (Other): Gabrielle DeMarco Second Place Fine Art/Sculpture (Other): Emmie Butler Third Place Fine Art/ Sculpture (Other): Anthony… read more

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

The Drama Club of BEHS will present “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” for its fall production which begins November 10th at 7:00 pm in the Performing Arts Center.  BEHS students enter for free with student id, and all other guests will pay admission.… read more

No Shave November

Our male students are invited to participate in “No Shave November” in order to raise funds to be split between the CSMC money drive and One80 Place, which provides shelter, food, healthcare, and job training for homeless people in our local community. In order to participate, each boy must pay $20.00 to Mr. Darnell who will… read more

BEHS 2nd Annual Alumni Memorial Mass

The Bishop England community gathered to celebrate the 2nd Annual Alumni Memorial Mass in The BE Gymnasium on November 1, 2017. This annual tradition is held in honor of all alumni, faculty & staff and friends of Bishop England who have died. Over 75 people attended the mass, which was celebrated by BE Chaplain Father Bryan Babick. We honor the names of our deceased alumni by listing them in our… read more

Outstanding Educator Award

Jennie Humphreys, BEHS Social Studies teacher, has been selected for the University of Chicago’s Outstanding Educator Award. This award is selected based on nominations submitted by first year students. The award is for educators who have influenced students, challenged them or helped them along their path toward intellectual growth. Mrs. Humphreys has been selected as… read more

Quarter 1 Honor Roll Students

The following students qualified for Honor Roll for Quarter 1.  To qualify for Honor Roll a student must have an overall numeric average of 90 or higher in all classes.  The Quarter 1 Honor Roll TAG Day is scheduled for Thursday, November 2nd. Freshmen & Sophomore Quarter 1 Honor Roll Junior & Senior Quarter 1 Honor Roll… read more

Girls Swim Team Wins First State Championship

Last year the Boys Swim team won their first State Championship with the Girls finishing Runner-Up. This year the roles were reversed. The Girls Swim team dominated the State Meet defeating second place May River by more than 100 points. This is the first state championship in program history. The Boys team battled in the… read more

2017 Graduate Wins National Competition

Jasmine Adams wins at the national level in October 2017. NEW YORK, NY — YEScarolina sent two Charleston student entrepreneurs to the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge, sponsored by the Citi Foundation, in New York City this week. Colin Posnanski, student at Wando High School and 1st place winner of the Mark… read more

National Merit 2018

Congratulations to the following Bishop England seniors who have been recognized in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program.  We are proud of Anna Grace Chang, Kelly Perkins and Jared Pratt who have earned the distinction of National Merit Semifinalists. We are equally proud of Leo Albano, Sydney Carmain, and Riley Grace Hughes who have earned… read more

Chris Drose ’12 Named to Forbes “30 Under 30”

The magazine’s 2016 list recognizes “America’s most important young entrepreneurs, creative leaders and brightest stars” in a total of 20 categories, including Art and Style, Sports, Music, Education, Science and Media. At 21, Drose was the youngest person included in the Finance category. In its write-up on Drose, Forbes said the “Furman University senior founded… read more

W. Thomas McQueeney ’70 Pens Two New Books!

W. Thomas McQueeney ’70 recently published two new books ~ Truth Across the Waters and Post Pandemic Perspective. Truth Across the Waters is based on the life and experiences of Bishop England alumnus, Admiral William L. Schachte, Jr. ’58. The life of Admiral William L. Schachte, Jr., navigates the waters of truth in a world… read more

T. Christian Miller ’88 Awarded Second Pulitzer

T. Christian Miller ’88 was recently awarded a second Pulitzer Prize for his work on the “Disaster in the Pacific” series. Miller is a senior reporter for ProPublica. In more than 20 years as a professional journalist and foreign correspondent, Miller has covered four wars, a presidential campaign and reported from more than two dozen… read more

Alumni Spotlight – Rev. Michael Cellars ’00

  Rev. Michael Cellars, BE Class of 2000, was ordained to the Sacred Priesthood on Friday, July 10, 2020. His first assignment will be St Mary Magdalene in Simpsonville, SC. Congratulations, Father Cellars!… read more

2020-2021 Packet Pick-Up

Packet Pick-up will now be on two days, Monday, July 20th, and Tuesday, July 21st, divided by grade level and alphabet. All students and parents entering the building must wear a face covering. Senior and junior students will pick up their packets on Monday, July 20th, from 9 to 11 am using the schedule below.… read more