Rising kindergartens have an event just for them with Friday’s Countdown to Kindergarten Welcome Fair.
Not many people can say they spent part of their summer in a space shuttle simulator but Tamra Schuch of Morris Grove Elementary can.
My brother and I always argue over which schedule is better, year round or traditional? I think the traditional schedule is best because that is always what I have been used to. And though my brother will insist that he likes traditional better, it is safe to say he likes year-round better.
As with our year-round schools earlier this month, Durham Public Schools is preparing for a “SmoothStart” to the 2013-14 school year for the rest of our schools. City of Medicine Academy, Clement Early College High School and Middle College High School begin classes Aug. 8, and finally our traditional-calendar schools welcome students on Aug. 26.
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board of Education recently approved hiring Sherron Leplin, Ph.D., as the district’s executive director of exceptional children and Tony Widder as interim assistant principal at Scroggs Elementary.
The clear determination and work ethic that Srija Yarlagadda possesses will take her far. The valedictorian of her graduating class, Yarlagadda spoke to incoming high school freshmen, reminding them that “studies come first and don’t get discouraged. Just try first. You can get help if you want it but you need to try by yourself first.”
Remember the first time you traveled to see a set of grandparents that lived out of the area? I will never forget the first time I ever flew down to Florida.
Another charter school will be opening its doors in Durham in August 2014. Reaching All Minds Organization will open as more than just an afterschool program next year after receiving approval recently from the N.C. Department of Public Instruction to become one of the state’s newest charter schools.
Summer readers were honored last week at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park for their hard work in the Durham County Library Summer Reading program during a Mid-Point Rally prior to the Durham Bulls game.