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  • Two Chapel Hill High School Coaches Win Top State Awards

    Chapel Hill High School can boast of not one, but two North Carolina State High School Coaches of the Year, with Joan Nesbit Mabe winning for Men’s Cross Country and Greg Zoltners for Men's Swimming and Diving. Both Mabe and Zoltners coached their teams to state 2019-2020 titles.

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  • Crystal Epps at Scroggs Elementary Named CHCCS Principal of the Year

    Crystal Epps of Mary Scroggs Elementary School (MSES) has been named the 2019-2020 Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Principal of the Year. Chosen by her peers, Epps will represent CHCCS at the state level for consideration as North Carolina Principal of the Year. “Crystal Epps has provided strong, creative leadership in our district for many years,” said Interim Superintendent, Dr. Jim Causby. “She blends extensive experience in PBIS, equity work and data analysis with a passion for elevating her school’s culture and identity.”

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  • CHCCS Says Goodbye to Legendary Leader and Beacon

    When the history and legends of public education in Chapel Hill and Carrboro are shared, R.D. and Euzelle Smith rise foremost in many remembrances. Together and individually, they were giants in the community, as public servants, role models and truth-tellers. Euzelle Patterson Smith passed away on September 19 at the age of 101.

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  • CHHS Seniors Create News-Sharing Resource for ES Students

    Kate Berreth and Isabel Sharp, seniors at Chapel Hill High School, share a deep and wide-ranging passion for politics and cultural exploration, but as education-focused as their own childhoods were, both wished they had found a forum for digging more deeply into current events. So they created 'The Little Journalist,' a nonpartisan organization with the goal to make world and national news more accessible for elementary-aged students. The tagline for the news source is “Bringing Politics Back to the Dinner Table.”

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  • 34 National Merit Semi-finalists Announced

    On September 9, the National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 66th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Thirty-four Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools students earned Semi-finalist awards, representing Carrboro High School, Chapel Hill High School and East Chapel Hill High School.

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