CHCCS About Public 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

  • Sen. Howard Lee Joins Student Panel at Carrboro High Community Dinner

    Carrboro High School (CHS) hosted their Community Dinner on February 7, highlighted by keynote speaker former Senator Howard Lee, and followed by a panel of CHS students. The young people shared their experiences as students of color, addressing the year’s theme for the annual dinner, “Black Excellence: Student Voices, Community Connections.”

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  • Carrboro Elementary Fifth Graders Write Books about Suffragettes and Abolitionists

    Fifth grade students at Carrboro Elementary School have spent weeks studying the changing roles of women and people of color in American society, from early days through the Reconstruction era. In a social justice-focused unit, the students’ culminating project has been writing their own books on either the suffrage or abolition movements. On Monday afternoon, February 11, each fifth grade student took a turn reading those books to small groups of third grade guests, and then taking questions from their audience.

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  • CHCCS Students Continue to Raise Money to Send WWII Veterans to Normandy for D-Day’s 75th Anniversary

    As part of their ongoing NC to Normandy campaign, Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools students and staff hosted a Greatest Generation event on Saturday, February 2 at the North Carolina Botanical Gardens.

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  • Chapel Hill High Fencing Teams Win State Awards

    Jared Elton, a senior at Chapel Hill High School (CHHS), joined the fencing club his freshman year, knowing only a “very rough outline of what went into the sport. Now the four years fencing have paid off for him, and this year became a banner year for both women and men’s teams in club fencing at CHHS. The women finished first in the state, and the men came in third.

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  • Ephesus Elementary Celebrates Book "Let's Talk About Race"

    For the second year, art teacher Hannah Murphy has developed and taught a school-wide project that culminated in a new Black History Month mural at Ephesus Elementary School (EES). This year the mural ties directly with the ongoing discussions and activities planned for every classroom in the school, an exploration of the much-acclaimed book, “Let’s Talk About Race,” by Julius Lester.

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