The final in a series of five Superintendent’s Direct Line events has been scheduled for Monday, February 24, 2014, at Green Hope High’s auditorium. This event is a make-up for a Direct Line that had been set for January 29 at Panther Creek High but was canceled due to inclement weather. Green Hope High is located at 2500 Carpenter Upchurch Road, Cary, NC 27519.
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Wake County Public School System (WCPSS) Superintendent James Merrill is inviting WCPSS employees, parents, and the public to share their thoughts, concerns, and priorities for WCPSS in a series of community input events entitled Superintendent’s Direct Line. The first session is slated for Thursday, January 23, at East Wake High.
“This is especially important at this time of year,” said Dr. Merrill, “as we work on the budget and plans of action for the 2014-2015 school year.” Continue Reading . . .
A contingency of 18 educational, social and public safety leaders from the Commonwealth of the Bahamas spent the day visiting Mary Phillips High School to learn about successful educational alternative programs that WCPSS offers its students.
After a tour of the school, the delegation received an overview of the High School alternative program from Principal Daniel Colvin and his staff, along with an overview of the Middle School alternative program from Mt. Vernon Principal Robbie Gupton and his team. The leaders from the Bahamas learned that small class sizes, collaboration with parents and creating a non-traditional school setting are key toward a student’s success at alternative schools. Continue Reading . . .
Four Dillard Drive Middle eighth graders have been chosen to participate in the Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery. Continue Reading . . .
East Cary Middle will host a Water Quality Issues Expert Panel Night on October 8 in the school’s auditorium. Continue Reading . . .
Wake Young Women’s Leadership Academy will host a group of 14 students from Mexico visiting Raleigh as part of the Youth in Action program, a joint partnership between the U.S. State Department and the Department of Education in Mexico. 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.
Laurel Park Elementary had a special day devoted to wellness on May 28. During the day, students heard from guest speakers who talked about eating healthy, being active and taking care of their bodies. Students heard a talk and took part in an activity station with each speaker. Continue Reading . . .
Holly Springs High Health Sciences teacher Ronald Davis and his HOSA students will be attending the National HOSA competition in Nashville, TN, at the end of June. Continue Reading . . .
Dillard Drive Middle teacher Joann Blumenfeld will work on a project in partnership with the Interfaith Food Shuttle’s Farm. Continue Reading . . .