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  • Morris Grove Geckos Keep Fit with At-Home PE

    Monkey hops! Crawl Planks and Friday Foot Dance! Imagine the delight and reward of watching a new Gecko One-Minute Challenge offered each day by your beloved Physical Education teacher to open sessions of At-Home Learning.

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  • CHCCS Chef Adapts and Thrives

    Not many North Carolina public school districts celebrate sustainable and local ingredients in their menus, but then, not many school districts have the good fortune to provide meals developed by a lead chef like Jordan Keyser. A school-wide “quinoa event,” another dedicated to the versatility of chickpeas, Keyser’s rollouts of new recipes come with a festive and educational component.

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  • "Every Girl Counts" Holds Virtual Weekly Meetings

    At Smith Middle School (SMS), the affinity and life skills group for girls of color, Every Girl Counts, has met for a number of years, under the supervision of school social worker, Tina Moore. An important element of the group’s structure is the inclusion of interns from the local nonprofit, Volunteers for Youth, and this year’s co-leaders are UNC students, Abby Gillis and Tamiya Thomas.

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  • CTE Instruction Succeeds from Home

    Adding sensors and motor controls to robots, designing a lunch bag from repurposed clothing or using an online simulator to learn new skills in automotive repair: These are just a few of the projects CHCCS Career and Technical Education (CTE) students have been creating since At-Home-Learning began.

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  • Bus Driver Zito Builds Strong Connections with Students

    On an average pre-pandemic school day, Mike Zito woke up to a 4 a.m. alarm. By 6:15 a.m., he had climbed into his yellow school bus and started his day. For the next few hours, Zito’s bus filled with dioramas, backpacks, and lots of sleepy children. Zito smiled as they piled in and drove them to Seawell Elementary, Smith Middle and Chapel Hill High schools.

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