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Bugg teacher attends Library of Congress institute

Bugg Magnet Elementary librarian Chris Tuttell is currently in Washington, DC where she met Freedom Rider Joan Trumpauer Mulholland today for a personal tour of the Civil Rights exhibit at the American History Museum. Tuttell was selected from a pool of more than 400 applicants to participate in the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Summer Teacher Institute. Continue Reading . . .

Board appoints principals, APs to schools at June 17 meeting

The Board of Education approved the following staff appointments at its June 17 meeting:

  • Amelia Ahart has been appointed Assistant Principal at Zebulon Elementary School.
  • James Argent has been appointed Principal at Knightdale High School.
  • Danny Barnes has been appointed Interim Principal at Panther Creek High School.
  • Nicole Cush has been appointed Assistant Principal at Southeast Raleigh High School.

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15 WCPSS teachers named Kenan Fellows

The Kenan Fellows Program named 15 Wake County Public School System teachers 2014-15 Kenan Fellows. The 15 WCPSS teachers are among 51 teachers from across the state selected for the program. Continue Reading . . .

Former East Millbrook student wins school cash for her Teacher Story

An article by a student who attended East Millbrook Magnet Middle in 2001 praising one of the school’s teachers earned the school $1,000 in the Teacher Stories contest.

Student Lauren Casteen entered the contest to write about former East Millbrook teacher Ron Jones and the impact he had on her. Continue Reading . . .

Board appoints new principals, assistant principals at June 3 meeting

The Board of Education approved the following staff appointments at its June 3 meeting:

  • Nancy Allen has been appointed Principal at the Durant Road Middle School.
  • Edye Morris Bryant has been appointed Principal at Davis Drive Middle School.

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WCPSS bus driver finishes second in state bus roadeo

WCPSS bus driver Billy McKemey finished in second place at the annual State School Bus Roadeo held at the N.C. State Fairgrounds. McKemey earned a $400 cash prize for his second place finish.

McKemey earned the chance to compete in the state finals by winning first place at both the District III and Wake County Bus Roadeos. McKemey is a driver in the WCPSS Holly Springs Transportation District. Continue Reading . . .

Fuquay-Varina band director earns Award of Excellence

Fuquay-Varina High Band Director Matt Edwards received the Award of Excellence for the Central District Bandmasters Association for 2014. Only six such awards are given statewide, and since the recipient is chosen by other band directors, it is considered especially meaningful. Continue Reading . . .

Board of Education honors students and employees

The Wake County Board of Education recognized 23 Wake County students as their school’s recipient of the Spotlight on Students award at the board meeting on Tuesday, May 27. The Spotlight on Students program has been a project of the Wake County Public School System since 1982. Continue Reading . . .

Wake County bus drivers compete in State Bus Driver Roadeo

Four bus drivers from the Wake County Public School System will be among the 43 drivers competing in the state school bus competition Friday at the State Fairgrounds. The event will begin at 9:30 a.m.

Billy McKemey won first place at both the District III and Wake County Bus Roadeos. McKemey is a driver in the WCPSS Holly Springs Transportation District. Matthew Monk of Apex, Stephanie High of Millbrook and Pete Alicea-Rivera of Millbrook earned the chance to compete at the state based on their success at the district and county roadeos.

The school bus drivers will participate in a driving competition to crown the top school bus driver in North Carolina.  The winner will receive a cash prize and a trip to represent North Carolina in the national school bus driving competition this summer in Charleston, S.C.

Carnage Band Director named Band Director of the Year

Carnage Middle School Band Director Matt Pellas received the Band Director of the Year Award on May 6 from the Central District Bandmasters Association for 2014. Each year, the District recognizes a member who has had an outstanding year with superior ensembles while going above and beyond to serve the district by hosting events or serving on committees. Continue Reading . . .