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  • Carrboro High School Seniors Create "My Little Pantry"

    In 2019, Dhara Buebel and other students traveled with Carrboro High School’s social studies teacher, Matt Cone to meet with philanthropist, Howard Buffett. Now a senior, Buebel said the conversation with Buffett impacted her in many ways, especially learning about the prevalence of food insecurity in the U.S. “It was a part of the discussion that really stuck with me,” she said. “So when I had some extra time in the spring, I was looking mainly for service opportunities related to food insecurity.”

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  • Carrboro High School Club Hosts Latina Congresswoman for Hispanic Heritage Event

    Although Congresswoman Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (D) of South Florida is in one of the toughest re-election battles in the country, she made time on October 15 to pay a virtual visit with Carrboro High School (CHS) students on the last day of Hispanic Heritage Month.

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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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  • 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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