CHCCS About Community Relations

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    The Public Information Office serves as the communication link between the district and the families whose children attend our schools.
    The staff issues regular press releases to local media about district events, publishes news articles, designs special publications and calendars, schedules Blackboard Connect calls to remind parents of key district activities, maintains the content on the district website and our social media sites, and sends regular news updates to employees and the community through its mailing lists.
    The staff also helps to coordinate crisis communication during inclement weather or school safety situations.
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District Headlines

  • New FPGB Music Teacher Brings Joy and Learning Everyday

    Rody Huertas-Ostolaza already lived a rich and visible life in Puerto Rico, before he accepted the position of music teacher at Frank Porter Graham Bilingue (FPGB) in 2019. But he and four other arts educators had visited the CHCCS dual-language school in September 2018 for a week-long residency on building social justice and resilience through the arts, and his experience at FPGB was profound and transformational.

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  • Food for Students Surpasses Half a Million Meals Delivered

    In the past six months, Food for Students has developed into a highly networked and tremendously successful outreach program that provides meals for hundredsFood is currently delivered to 37 sites, with a series of exciting summer enrichment events now in the books. The group recently celebrated the 500,000 meals milestone. of CHCCS students.

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  • EVERFI Awards Champion District Seal to CHCCS

    Add another accolade to Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools, with a nod to Director of Career and Technical Education (CTE), Kathi Breweur. On September 11, Tom Davidson, the CEO and founder of the online learning platform, EVERFI, emailed Breweur to announce the award of the 2020 Champion District seal to CHCCS.

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  • "Lenna's Gift" Funds Mariposa Scholarships

    “El Regalo de Lenna”/”Lenna’s Gift” is a book created over many months, by the Mariposas of Chapel Hill-Carrboro and a team of teaching artists. The book is now for sale, featured at Flyleaf Books, with all proceeds funding higher education scholarships for its members.

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  • Four-Year Cohort Graduation Rates Rise for CHCCS

    Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools received encouraging news from North Carolina Public Schools on September 2, reflecting an increase in four-year cohort high school graduation rates for 2019-2020. The gains were especially notable among Black Students, Students with Disabilities and Economically Disadvantaged Students.

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