Students from Carrboro High, Chapel Hill High and East Chapel Hill High got together on a Saturday to kick butts.
The students took part in Kick Butts Day and other activities at their schools to encourage their peers to not use tobacco products. All of the students are members of their school’s Tobacco Reality Unfiltered clubs.
C.W. Stanford Middle school is one of two in the state designated Schools to Watch for 2014.
The middle school was given the honor by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle Grades Reform and recognizes the school’s emphasis on strong academics, sensitivity to young adolescents’ needs and interests and commitment to equal access to a high quality education.
Culbreth Middle School brought home several awards from the 2014 N.C. Theatre Conference Middle School Play Festival.
Led by Terra Hodge, Culbreth’s theater program presented “May the Farce be with You” at the festival March 15.
Last week famed jazz and blues violinist Christian Howes visited Chapel Hill High’s orchestra class. Before 52 students he began a lesson on creativity in music.
“I focus around contemporary music styles and improvisation suing technology to bring the cool factor into string playing,” Howes said.
Students Mount Production of "James and the Giant Peach"
On May 3, volunteers and partners from across Durham County will unite with a shared strategy toward our common purpose: every child a reader, every child a writer.
The Durham Public Schools Literacy Summit, presented by the Superintendent’s Closing the Achievement Gap Committee, will convene beginning at 8:30 a.m. May 3 at Brogden Middle School. If you are a current volunteer or partner in Durham Public Schools, or would like to learn how to support our schools in teaching our students how to improve their reading and writing skills, we urge you to join us.
DSA’s talent and vision have her ready for new challenges
School comes first for Hillside New Tech senior
Fifty-nine jittery spellers representing schools across Durham and Orange counties took to the stage Saturday to compete in the fifth annual Duke Regional Spelling Bee, held in Page Auditorium on Duke University’s West Campus.
This month we have answers to questions on a range of topics including summer programs and preparing for high school.