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Bottle Discovered on Coast of France from Summit School ‘Drift Bottle Project’

By Staff In April of 2014, as part of a learning experience about the Gulf Stream, Paul McManus and other students in Ms. Susan Schambach’s class wrote notes, sealed them in 13 wine bottles and worked with Captain Ken Upton from Wilmington to place the bottles in the Atlantic Ocean […]

Arts Based School 8th Graders Release Weaving Connections: Textiles History Documentary Film

Arts Based School 8th Graders Release Weaving Connections: Textiles History Documentary Film

By Staff 8th Graders at The Arts Based School, with artist-in-residence film makers Diana Greene and Peter Wilbur, will premiere the documentary film, “Weaving Connections” on Thursday, March 24th at 6:00pm at SECCA. Ms. Greene is an accomplished local professional in writing, photography, and documentary film-making. She urges professional-quality interview […]

by · March 14, 2016 · 0 comments · Education, Features, Middle Schools
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Local Arts Groups to Sponsor Youth Arts Opportunity Fair on March 11

By Staff Locals arts organization that sponsor programs for children have teamed up for a “Youth Arts Opportunity Fair” to be held, 5:00 -7:00pm Friday March 11, at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts. They will have information about opportunities for children of all ages to get involved with […]

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The Children’s Home will Affiliate with the Crossnore School

By Staff According to a press release sent out Wednesday, the Children’s Home Board of Trustees has approved its affiliation with The Crossnore School, a residential foster care home for children in crisis located in Crossnore, NC. The affiliation intends to create an organization that will provide highly effective trauma-informed […]

by · February 4, 2016 · 0 comments · Education, Features, Pre-K to 12
SciWorks Offers Frozen Science Fun on Saturday, January 30th

SciWorks Offers Frozen Science Fun on Saturday, January 30th

By Staff SciWorks will celebrate all things cold and frozen on Saturday, January 30th from 1:00-4:00pm during Frozen Science Fun Day. This is the second year the museum has offered this special event, and last year’s program was one of the most popular in the museum’s 50-year history, attracting nearly a […]

by · January 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Education, Features
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Summit School Honored at International Education Conference

By Staff This year leaders from Summit School had the honor of presenting at Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Project Zero international education conference in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Dr. Kristin Bennett, Summit’s director of the center for excellence and innovation in teaching and learning, and Julie Smith, director of the […]

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WSFCS School Board Appoints a New Member – The Blow by Blow

By Carissa Joines Editor’s Note: After multiple request from CCD readers for a report from inside the room when the recent school board appointment was made. this is the blow by blow of what occurred. For an analysis and opinion on the decision please read HERE.   On Tuesday evening, […]

by · October 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, Features, School Board & Admin
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Forsyth Country Day School Named #3 Private Elementary School in the U.S.

By Staff October 14, 2014 – Forsyth Country Day School has been named the #3 private elementary school in the United States by the Best Schools organization. FCDS was the only school in the area to earn this recognition. The school’s pre-school, Lower School, and Middle School programs garnered Forsyth […]

by · October 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, Features
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Graham Hancock is The Devil

Dr. Jon Epstein Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice Greensboro College As a sociology and criminal justice professor I have heard more than my fair share of conspiracy theories. This has always been true; the subject matter of my discipline often touches on issues that the more paranoid find appealing. […]

by · October 12, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Features
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North Carolina Next to Last in How We Treat & Pay Our Teachers – Video

By Staff   By Staff The consumer website WalletHub recently released a study showing that North Carolina was 50th of 51 state school systems (That includes Washington DC) for how they treat and pay the people who are tasked with educating our children. The only state that scored worse was […]

by · October 8, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, Features