The Board of Education reallocated savings from the 2006 school construction program for startup design for renovations of the Athens Drive High Stadium and other projects. The board approved the action at its June 18 meeting. Continue Reading . . .
The Board of Education appointed leaders to several schools at its June 18 meeting
The Wake County Board of Education voted June 18 to appoint Dr. Jim Merrill as superintendent of the Wake County Public School System, effective August 1.
Board Chairman Keith Sutton introduced Dr. Merrill, who shook hands with each board member before holding a brief press conference.
La Junta Escolar del Condado Wake votó el 18 de junio para designar al Dr. Jim Merrill como superintendente del Sistema de las Escuelas Públicas del Condado Wake, efectivo 1 de agosto.
The Wake County Board of Education voted June 18 to appoint Dr. Jim Merrill as superintendent of the Wake County Public School System, effective August 1. Continue Reading . . .
Wake County educators and school board members heard from national education expert Judy Elliott, former Chief Academic Officer for the Los Angeles Unified School District. Continue Reading . . .
High Croft Drive Elementary students will present The Wizard of Oz in the school gym on Wednesday, June 19 at 6 p.m. for parents and families. The student performers have taken part in the school’s Reader’s Theater Literacy Special. They are fourth- and fifth-graders.
Thanks to Jillian Steinbroner for sharing this story.
Green Hope High students Alex Bainbridge and Nina Joseph earned the title of U.S. Certiport Microsoft Office Specialist Champions at the national competition this week in Utah. Continue Reading . . .
Teaching runs in Tori Bass’s family. Both her aunt and mother are school teachers—which is just one reason Tori has grown up appreciating the importance of showing up to school every single day, ready to learn—no matter what.
Tori committed herself every morning. She never argued with her parents about going, or gave in an urge to play hooky, like some students might do on the day of a big test.
This week, Tori graduated from Green Hope High School with 13 years of perfect attendance.
“When I was young, my parents told me I should go to school, even if I didn’t really want to, or I was feeling just a little bit under the weather,” said Tori, who is 17. But as she got older, it was a commitment knew she wanted to make, even without her parents’ urging. Continue Reading . . .