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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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  • 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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  • Food for Students Surpasses Half a Million Meals Delivered

    In the past six months, Food for Students has developed into a highly networked and tremendously successful outreach program that provides meals for hundredsFood is currently delivered to 37 sites, with a series of exciting summer enrichment events now in the books. The group recently celebrated the 500,000 meals milestone. of CHCCS students.

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  • "Lenna's Gift" Funds Mariposa Scholarships

    “El Regalo de Lenna”/”Lenna’s Gift” is a book created over many months, by the Mariposas of Chapel Hill-Carrboro and a team of teaching artists. The book is now for sale, featured at Flyleaf Books, with all proceeds funding higher education scholarships for its members.

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  • Several Elementary Open House Nights Go Virtual

    On Wednesday, September 2, several CHCCS elementary schools held virtual Open House events. Here’s a round up of some of the sessions from Morris Grove Elementary School, Mary Scroggs Elementary School and Carrboro Elementary School.

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