As part of the Southern School of Energy and Sustainability’s first annual Blue Water Day, community partners RBC and River Works, Inc., SSES students, staff and families worked together to create a new rain garden and clean up Little Lick Creek located behind the school.
Alexis Clinton, Riverside High School’s student government association president, joked that Google has provided she and her fellow graduates with all of the answers they’ve needed to get through four years of high school.
Q: One of the items in the DPS Board of Education’s budget request is “local supplements for teachers.” What does that mean, and how would DPS spend the requested money?
Course to examine popularity
CHAPEL HILL – UNC Chapel Hill’s Friday Center for Continuing Education will launch a new online course on Cousera.org June 22 called “The Psychology of Popularity.” Taught by psychology professor Mitch Prinstein, the course presents research on the impact of early life experiences with popularity, how those experiences influence adult lives; and how an understanding of popularity can promote increased success at work, better parenting skills, and greater fulfillment in life.
Fayetteville Street Elementary School Principal Arrica Moseley DuBose was recognized as a recipient of the Winston Salem State University “Forty Under 40” award.
Durham Public Schools recently recognized high school students who earned an "A" in every course this school year at a special event with the Durham Bulls.
Some of the best educators in North Carolina are right here in Durham Public Schools, and I am proud to tell you about them.
Eight receive Summer Project Fellowships
CHAPEL HILL -- Eight University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students received 2015 Class of 1938 Summer Project Abroad Fellowships for research abroad this summer.
Math mentors program gives camp scholarships
The Women and Math Mentoring program, a partnership between North Carolina Central University and Durham Public Schools, completed another successful year.
Duke announces University Scholars
DURHAM -- Duke University has selected nine high school graduates, including two international students, to receive University Scholarships that fund four years of undergraduate education at Duke.
Graduations for specialty high schools
The Durham Public Schools kicks off its commencement season Friday with graduations set for its three specialty high schools in McDougald Gymnasium on the N.C. Central University campus.
DURHAM – At first glance, Va’Shon Bowden hardly looks the part of high school senior.
The Southern School of Energy and Sustainability student is only a thimbleful north of five feet, has a slight build and wears a perpetual smile.
DURHAM -- Durham Public Schools (DPS) children’s academic achievement, like health, is influenced by our entire eco-system: homes, neighborhoods, schools, medical care, early childhood education, nutrition and physical activity.
Q: My child is graduating next month. What are the plans for graduation ceremonies?
A: We’re thrilled that you will be able to share in your child’s triumph as a guest in our graduation ceremonies. You can find all of the details on our website at dpsnc.net—just check out the “Quick Links” sidebar on our front page—but here’s the big picture.
The adage is true: time flies.
The 2014-15 school year is receding in the distance, although it is not quite over. We have students working in summer programs. Teachers have been participating in professional development. Principals are hiring staff.