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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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  • Find Answers to Your CDM Questions

    Credit by Demonstrated Mastery (CDM), is a highly rigorous testing process for achieving high school course credit without completing the course through “seat time” and assignments. The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction implemented this policy in 2014 following suit with other states across the nation. The purpose is to give uniquely qualified students who possess mastery knowledge of content the ability to personalize their learning.

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  • ECHHS Musician Honored Nationally

    East Chapel Hill High School (ECHHS) senior, Megan Talikoff, has been selected to play clarinet with the National Association for Music Educators All National Honors Orchestra. Talikoff is the first ever student from ECHHS to be selected to an All-National Honors Ensemble and is one of only four student clarinetists selected from across the United States to perform in this ensemble.

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  • Northside Fifth Graders Host Author Kwame Mbalia

    Author Kwame Mbalia visited Northside Elementary School (NES) last January to meet young Navigators and discuss the first book in his Tristan Strong series entitled Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky. Navigator Nation fell in love with the adventures of Tristan along with the dynamic characters in the book, especially Gum Baby.

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  • Eugenia Floyd Named 2020-21 Regional Teacher of the Year

    Eugenia Floyd, fourth grade teacher at Scroggs Elementary School, and 2020-21 Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Teacher of the Year, has been named one of nine North Carolina Regional Teachers of the Year. She will advance to the competition for 2021 Burroughs Wellcome Fund North Carolina Teacher of the Year.

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  • Girls on the Run Keep on Running

    Creativity, innovation and flexibility were all necessary ingredients to complete a virtual Girls on the Run season during a pandemic, and three CHCCS elementary schools undertook the challenge this fall -- Glenwood Elementary School, Morris Grove Elementary School and Ephesus Elementary School. Each team of girls and coaches took different approaches, but they all reached points of triumph and increased confidence as their seasons wound down.

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