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  • First K-12 Culinary Extravaganza Judged a Triumph

    On January 27, it was anything but a “regular” Monday for the lucky staff at Lincoln Center, who were invited to taste and vote in the first K-12 Culinary Extravaganza, hosted by the CHCCS Child Nutrition Department.

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  • One McDougle Elementary Student Creates Big Change

    Principal Aisha Howard, at McDougle Elementary School, received an unusual email from a student in mid-October. “I was wondering if I could pay for some silverware for the cafeteria,” wrote fifth grade student, Dagan Foreman, “instead of the plastic we are using. I think it would save money, and also it would be very good for the environment.”

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  • Carrboro Elementary Hosts Math Night for Families

    On Wednesday night, January 22, the halls and classrooms of Carrboro Elementary School bustled with so many engaging math activities, even a numerophobe could have had a blast. The hour long event was divided into two sessions to allow families to explore different grade levels of math information and creativity.

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  • Phoenix Academy Hosts Guest Artist to Create Mural

    The stage at one end of the gymnasium at Phoenix Academy High School often goes unused for days at a time, but recently the school’s Art Club has been working with artist Delaney Susi to create three brilliantly colored panels that will form a mural for installation next door at Lincoln Center, the school district’s central offices.

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  • Smith Middle Artists Present at Burwell School

    Two Smith Middle School AVID students and two teachers shared their original poetry and songs during a powerful hour at the Burwell School Historic Site in Hillsborough on Sunday afternoon, January 19. As the second installment in a series called “Emerging Diverse Voices,” funded by a grant from the Orange County Arts Commission, the celebration drew a standing room only audience.

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  • AVID FAFSA Nights Guide ECHHS Families

    To help college-bound students and their parents, a team of seasoned professionals offered two evening sessions at East Chapel Hill High School on November 19 and December 4 as AVID FAFSA nights.

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  • Two CHHS Students Make World Junior Ultimate Team

    On January 7, USA Ultimate announced the athletes who will represent the U.S. this summer on the Under 20 National Team at the World Junior Ultimate Championships in Sweden. Of 24 young women to make the team, two are students at Chapel Hill High School.

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  • Gaming Marathon at CHHS Raises Money for Duke Children's Hospital

    A 24-hour marathon of gaming with more than three dozen teenagers is not everyone’s cup of tea, but for the dedicated students at Chapel Hill High School, it’s a time of tech-fellowship, pizza and very little, if any sleep.

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  • McDougle Monsters Showcase Art Collaboration

    In December, Erin Rasmussen, art teacher at McDougle Elementary School (MES) read “Jeremy Draws a Monster” to her kindergarten and first grade students. After children heard the story and viewed the illustrations, Rasmussen asked them to start thinking about how they would like to draw their own monsters.

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  • Afro-Peruvian Artist Leads Residency at Glenwood

    Marcos Napa has dedicated most of his decades-long career to performing and teaching Afro-Peruvian music and movement, and for the first week of classes in 2020, he brought his compelling magic to all second grade students at Glenwood Elementary School.

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