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  • East Chapel Hill AVID Expands Students' Visions for the Future

    Kimberly Manning teaches Biology and serves as the AVID Coordinator at East Chapel Hill High School. She didn’t need to think twice about expanding students' knowledge and access to opportunities in the medical professions. A former ECHHS Wildcat, Michael Newton, is now a first year student at UNC School of Medicine, and a member of the Student National Medical Association, an organization committed to increasing the number of health professionals of color.

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  • Ceramics Artist-in-Residence Teaches Raku at East CH

    The East Chapel Hill High School ceramics students in Melissa Vrooman-Olson’s classes experienced master instruction in raku through a Public School Foundation (PSF) funded artist-in-residency program with Delores Farmer. The residency began in mid-April with sessions on wheel throwing techniques and ended on May 22 with a virtual field trip to Liberty Arts Studio in Durham to observe the raku firing process at Farmer’s studio.

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  • CHCCS Honors Staff at Virtual Annual Recognition Reception

    Brian Link of East Chapel Hill High, was named the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools (CHCCS) Teacher of the Year at the virtual annual Recognition Reception on May 26.

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  • Firefighting and EMT Students Collaborate with Carrboro Fire Dept

    On Monday, May 10, an exciting and educational collaboration took place at Chapel Hill High School, with students from the Firefighting classes and EMT classes (Public Safety Academy) working with the Carrboro Fire Department (CFD) on a simulated emergency.

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  • 5K Run Planned in Support of Former Teacher's Kidney Transplant

    Karen Reid taught in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools for 21 years, and she would have taught longer, if her poor health had not forced her to retire. “I became very sick with complications associated with diabetes,” Reid said, “but I am thankful for the years I was allowed to pursue my passion -- teaching children, watching them grow and learn, witnessing the light bulb that went off when they realized they COULD really read or write -- and now hearing about their careers and life choices. They gave me more than I could have ever given them.”

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  • CHCCS Students Excel in App Development Contest

    On Saturday, April 17, students from across North Carolina pitched their student-created apps to a panel of industry professionals and community leaders as part of the state's Ready, Set, App! Initiative, sponsored by the nonprofit North Carolina Business Committee for Education (NCBCE), in partnership with Lenovo.

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  • Public School Foundation 2021 Endowed Teaching Chair Awards Announced

    The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Public School Foundation is delighted to announce the recipients of the 2021 Endowed Teaching Chair Awards.

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  • Teen Mental Health "Shout Out" Brings Action Teams Together

    On April 28, dozens of students, support staff and administrators from both Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools and Orange County Schools joined together in a virtual session to continue crucial conversations about increasing education and broad support for adolescent mental health.

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