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For 15 years, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Public School Foundation and East Chapel Hill Rotary Club have partnered to kick off the school year by hosting a supply store with much needed school supplies for teachers. The past two years have brought many challenges as the event has been reconfigured as COVID-safe. But on the morning of August 19, a team of PSF and Rotary members and community volunteers carried out the annual event of giving school supplies to grateful teachers across the district.
Brian Link of East Chapel Hill High, was named the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools (CHCCS) Teacher of the Year at the virtual annual Recognition Reception on May 26.
Karen Reid taught in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools for 21 years, and she would have taught longer, if her poor health had not forced her to retire. “I became very sick with complications associated with diabetes,” Reid said, “but I am thankful for the years I was allowed to pursue my passion -- teaching children, watching them grow and learn, witnessing the light bulb that went off when they realized they COULD really read or write -- and now hearing about their careers and life choices. They gave me more than I could have ever given them.”
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Public School Foundation is delighted to announce the recipients of the 2021 Endowed Teaching Chair Awards.
On April 28, dozens of students, support staff and administrators from both Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools and Orange County Schools joined together in a virtual session to continue crucial conversations about increasing education and broad support for adolescent mental health.