District Headlines

  • CHCCS Welcomes Lisa Kaylie to the Board of Education

    At Thursday night’s meeting, the Chapel Hill-Board of Education selected Lisa Kaylie to fill the remainder of the term that became vacant when Dr. Amy Fowler was elected to the Board of County Commissioners.

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  • Food for Students Celebrates Million Meals Milestone

    At Smith Middle School (SMS) on February 17, the skies were a brilliant blue for the long-anticipated celebration of Food for Students’ Million Meals milestone. Eleven months ago, the program, formerly established as Food for the Summer, managed an extraordinarily swift and efficient transition to a weekday emergency feeding organization for CHCCS children.

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  • Ephesus Elementary Showcases Black Farmers for BHM

    CHCCS teachers have opened new avenues to innovative instruction during Black History Month this year, and one exciting example is the rich and layered unit, “Food Nourishes Us,” at Ephesus Elementary School.

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  • Black Lives Matter at School Inspires Activities Across District

    The list of Black History Month activities, online events and creative projects from CHCCS schools is pages long and growing by the day. The Weekly Update can only highlight a fraction of the amazing instructional practices and celebrations, but each newsletter in February will share a report from several schools. For the first time, a number of schools introduced lessons and practices from the national curriculum, Black Lives Matter at School, which was developed in 2016, as a national coalition organizing for racial justice in education.

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  • Brad Johnson Honored as "Hometown Hero"

    Over the eleven months since CHCCS classrooms closed because of the pandemic, the heroic efforts of many staff members, district leaders and parents have often gone unrecognized. But one “Hometown Hero,” Transportation Director, Brad Johnson, received a well-deserved shoutout from the local radio station, WCHL, on January 18.

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