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

  • NBC Visits East CH Social Justice Academy

    Did you know NBC News visited East Chapel Hill High School (ECHHS) this summer to record a segment about the Social Justice Academy (SJA)? Did you even know there is a thriving, 500+ student thematic academy at ECHHS that focuses on studying the world through lenses of tolerance, fairness and equity? Watching the August 13 NBC segment is a good starting place to learn more.

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  • "Start with Hello" Reminds Students to Practice Inclusion and Kindness

    On a Wednesday morning in September, Glenwood Elementary School (GES) counselor, William Rathbun, joined a class of fifth students at 8:00 online to talk with them about loneliness and connection during remote learning. “I want you to think about how we take care of each other and connect with each other while we’re learning online,” Rathbun said. “We can still stay connected -- it’s just different.”

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  • Carrboro High Wins Another State Wells Fargo Cup

    The Wells Fargo Cup press release on September 21 held amazing news for the three CHCCS high schools with athletic programs. All three placed in the top ten for their state divisions for the Wells Fargo Cup finals. “I am pleased and thrilled to announce that the Carrboro High School Jaguars have won the 2019-20 Wells Fargo Cup for the seventh time!” said CHS Athletic Director, April Ross. “Best 2A Athletic Program in the state of NC. Congratulations to our student athletes, coaches, teachers, admin and parents!”

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  • Carrboro ES Builds Community with Hispanic Heritage Month

    Carrboro Elementary School (CES) offers both dual-language and traditional tracks, with slightly higher enrollment in dual-language. During Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM), students and their families share and teach about their cultural traditions and in the past, the festive atmosphere has pervaded every hallway and learning space. But the transition to online learning means online celebrations, too, and the planning team has worked hard to create a comparable sense of joyful observance.

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  • 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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