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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

  • Jason Curtis of Chapel Hill High Named North Carolina Soccer Coach of the Year

    The winning tradition in Chapel Hill-Carrboro CIty Schools Athletics is powerful, and the accolades across the schools and sports continue to multiply. But even against the district backdrop of athletic victories and championships, the recent dominance of the mens and womens soccer teams from Chapel Hill High School is remarkable. Since becoming head coach in 2014, Jason Curtis has led his teams to three state championships, and earlier this month, he was named the National Federation of State High Schools (NFSH) 2017-18 North Carolina Coach of the Year for mens soccer.

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  • Breakfast Showcase Held at Smith Middle School

    During the first week back from winter break, students at Smith Middle School received extra incentives to participate in grab-n-go style breakfasts, and on Friday, January 11, the school cafe prepared 500 chicken biscuits for free distribution to all students.

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  • Wrestling Coach Honored for Service at Chapel Hill High School

    Coach Robert “Tripp” Price received a great surprise before the Chapel Hill High School home wrestling match against Orange High School on January 9.

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  • Susan Meyer at Culbreth Middle School Wins Top Teaching Award

    If you dare to tell Susan Meyer’s Latin students that the language they’re studying is “dead,” be prepared to hear an energized defense of their favorite class at Culbreth Middle School, in addition to a list of reasons why Latin is relevant and dynamic. Magistra Meyer’s creative, unorthodox strategies for teaching Latin have not only produced a legion of devoted fans, but recently, the top national award in precollegiate Classics teaching.

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  • Frank Porter Graham Elementary Students Go Shopping with Cops

    This year, The Optimist Club of Chapel Hill chose Frank Porter Graham Elementary School to send students as participants in the annual December event, Shop with a Cop. Many of the students had been counting down the hours for weeks. After the children received their special Optimist Club, Rudolph tee shirts, they boarded a bus, and then stared out their windows as they realized they were escorted by nearly a dozen officers on motorcycles and in patrol cars. The students enjoyed a full motorcade from Carrboro, blue lights flashing and sirens blaring, down Old Highway 86, all the way to the Walmart in Hillsborough.

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