Jordan-Matthews Senior Is Scholarship Winner

March 14, 2008
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Jordan-Matthews Senior Is Scholarship Winner

Like most high school seniors, Jordan-Matthews student Jakelin Bonilla has a big decision to make — where to attend college. But her choice between NC State and UNC-Chapel Hill has just gotten tougher, since she recently was notified that she has been awarded major scholarships at both schools. Bonilla has been chosen as both a Park

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Woods Charter School Building Progress Continues

March 12, 2008
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Woods Charter School Building Progress Continues

Progress on the new Woods Charter School in Briar Chapel continues. In the photo below, you will see that curbing and sidewalks are being installed. Work is also being done on the inside in order to get the school ready for occupancy in the Fall.

At a recent meeting of Chatham's BOE, the Board discussed several options to relieve overcrowding at the North Chatham School. In addition to installing additional mobile classroom pods and re-assigning students to another school, they discussed the...

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Video: Northwood dress rehearsal of Grease

March 12, 2008
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Northwood ran through their first dress rehearsal of their spring musical “Grease”. Recognized a lot of familiar faces from last year’s production of “Beauty and the Beast”. I had the opportunity to get some photos along with some video clips of the musical numbers. You can view the musical pieces from the first half performance

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Video: BOE discusses choosing architectural firms for new high school

March 11, 2008
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The Board of Education voted to speak with Corley, Redfoot & Zach (CRZ) architectural firm to negotiate a contract for the new high school on Jack Bennett Road. Below are some video clips of the discussions - Note: The video clip below touches on the unsafe road conditions on Jack Bennett Road.

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March 10th Board of Education Meeting Summary

March 11, 2008
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The Chatham County Board of Education held a meeting on Monday, March 10, 2008, at the central office board room. Safelle Janitorial Services Company presented its quarterly award to the custodial staff of Siler City Elementary and its employees. The custodians will each receive a certificate and Walmart gift card. The Board voted to speak with Corley,

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CJ – School survey highlights teacher and staff concerns

March 11, 2008
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CJ – School survey highlights teacher and staff concerns

Read the entire story here Pittsboro, NC - The Chatham County Board of Education is in the process of searching for a new superintendent. At the beginning of this candidate search, Board members sought input by releasing two surveys, one for teachers and staff and one for the community. Results of these surveys are not traceable

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My environmental accomplishments

March 10, 2008
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My environmental accomplishments

I recently interviewed representatives from the Sierra Club regarding my environmental records. Here are my notes for that meeting, I think you can see that I have an excellent record of protecting our environment and natural resources. This is listed...

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School Board Candidates Forum

March 10, 2008
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On Tuesday, March 18th, immediately following the Curriculum Fair (6:00-7:30 pm) at Northwood High School, there will be a: 2008 Chatham County School Board Candidates Forum Come hear the views, opinions, and proposals of the 5 School Board Candidates. All five candidates from Districts 1 (Norman Clark's seat) and 2 (Holly Duncan's seat) have responded that they

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Northwood presents spring musical revival of “Grease”

March 7, 2008
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Northwood presents spring musical revival of “Grease”

Break out those poodle skirts, peter pan collars and saddle oxfords! It’s time to join the gang at Rydell High when Northwood turns the clock back to 1959 for the spring musical revival of Grease! This third Northwood production of the 1972 high school classic was staged previously in 1988 and again in 1998. The 2008

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Northwood presents spring musical revival of “Grease”

March 7, 2008
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Northwood presents spring musical revival of “Grease”

Break out those poodle skirts, peter pan collars and saddle oxfords! It’s time to join the gang at Rydell High when Northwood turns the clock back to 1959 for the spring musical revival of Grease! This third Northwood production of the 1972 high school classic was staged previously in 1988 and again in 1998. The 2008

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Video: Lawanna Goods suggests adding a pod to North Chatham School

March 7, 2008
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At a school board meeting at the North Chatham School on Feb. 25, parent Lawanna Goods suggested adding a pod to the overcrowded North Chatham School.

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Board of Education Meeting Agenda – 3/10/08

March 7, 2008
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Central Office Board Room Monday, March 10, 2008 Open Meeting -- 6:45 p.m. (BOE members will likely vote to adjourn to a closed session to discuss privileged matters.) Regular Session Meeting -- 7:30 p.m. (The public is welcome to attend this open meeting.) ** DRAFT** I. Call to Order Chairwoman Russell       II. Closed Session     Student

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