School Life

July 25, 2017

Whether you're writing an email or a novel, it's vital these days to understand the craft of telling a story and telling it well. For kids, writing well helps not only at school but with many off-the-page skills, from confidence to creative problem solving.

What children may not understand is that…

Back To School Loving To Write

June 25, 2017

Summer camps being offered in the area include: 

Camp Empower

Monday, June 26 to Wednesday, June 28

At Camp Empower, girls participate in daily brainstorming and group discussions, personal vision and goal manifestation activities, and confidence, team-building and leadership sessions.…

June 20, 2017

The Albemarle Sounds choral group presented checks totaling $1,000 to Edenton-Chowan Schools music teachers Carolynn O’Kelley, choral music teacher at Chowan Middle School and Justin Smith, choral music teacher at John A. Holmes High School. The funds were donated from the members of the…


June 13, 2017

Chorus students

join state event

Fourteen members of the Currituck County High School Chorus traveled to Raleigh to participate in the NC All State Choral Festival earlier last month.

“This was quite an honor as well as the first time CCHS Chorus has participated in this event,” states…


June 13, 2017

Three Camden County High School students were recognized by the Camden County Board of Education on June 8 for their participation in the State Math Competition.

Daniel Nadj, Carson Langenbacher, and Kaylyn Burnham competed in the event at Fayetteville State University. Nadj, a sophomore, won…

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June 13, 2017

Many high school seniors from Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools have notified Student Services of their scholarship earnings for 2017. The amounts listed include all scholarships offered to the students; however, they may not accept all of the awards listed. Please note that some significant…


June 13, 2017

Northeast Academy for Aerospace and Advanced Technologies students achieved scores on state end-of-grade and end-of-course standardized tests that surpassed state averages, the charter school reported last week.

Proficiency scores for 7th-10th grade students were as high as 35 points above 2015-16…

May 31, 2017

The celebration of a dream realized took place recently at the Mexico Road Church of Christ as the Village Learning Center housed there celebrated another successful year.

That success has also translated into academic success for the elementary-age children who are tutored there as part of an…

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May 09, 2017

Biotechnology students at Perquimans Middle School were visited from Roberto Frontera-Sa, from the Natural Science Department at Elizabeth City State University for a lesson on DNA fingerprinting.

The students used electrophoresis to perform DNA fingerprinting from several different types of fish…

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May 03, 2017

Spring is fully in swing this week. I’ve been out and enjoying the beautiful community we live in by taking walks after work. Got to get it in before the heat sets in. With May upon us it’s time for Susan Birckhead’s art students annual Art Attack. If you’ve not come in to…

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