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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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  • Smith MS Student Wins Top Prize for Investment Plan

    Connor Markwell first became fascinated with investing in elementary school, and when he was in fifth grade, his father introduced him to the stock market through the purchase of two shares of Apple. Three years later, as a Smith Middle School student in Tony Carter’s eighth grade social studies class, Markwell created an investment plan for the contest InvestWrite. In August, Markwell learned he had won first place in the nation, beating out thousands of other middle school students.

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