Chatham County Schools Media Education Program along with McIntyre’s Fine Books and Fearrington Village hosted the twenty-sixth annual Young Authors Celebration for student writers in Chatham County on Tuesday, April 8. The event, which was held at The Barn at Fearrington Village, kicked off with a reception at 6:30 p.m.
The idea took root two years ago when the All County Chorus performed at Jordan-Matthews. It was an evening of glorious choral music, performed beautifully by the community’s best vocalists. But there was only one wrong note: the piano. “When we wheeled out the old upright from the chorus room, it looked really sad, and its sound didn’t come close to matching the quality of our students’ performance,” said chorus teacher Matt Fry. “That’s when we started wondering if there was any way we could buy a new piano.” So last fall, JMArts, the Jordan-Matthews Arts Foundation, took up the cause and began a fundraising drive to purchase a used baby grand.
[ March 28, 2014; 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. ] Silk Hope, NC – The first Annual Silk Hope PTA Chicken Tender Fundraiser will take place on Friday, March 28, 11am-7pm at the Silk Hope Community Center, 4221 Silk Hope Road, Siler City, NC 27344. This is at the intersection of Silk Hope Rd. and Silk Hope-Liberty Rd.
$7 per plate includes: 3 large chicken tenders, [...]
A portion of Chatham Community Library’s high school yearbook collection (1949-1964) has been digitized by the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center and is now available to view online. For privacy reasons, only yearbooks at least 50 years old are made available online.
Durham, NC – Northwood High School’s “Pitch Please” has been invited to perform at Durham Academy’s 7th annual “WISER A Cappella Jam”, hosting 8 great A Cappella groups from the Triangle and to be held at the beautiful Carolina Theatre in downtown Durham this Saturday, January 25 @ 7PM.
“Pitch Please” is Northwood High School’s premiere [...]
Chatham Charter School in Siler City is accepting applications for openings in kindergarten and limited openings in first through 11th grade for the 2014-15 school year. Kindergarten applicants must be 5 years of age on or before Aug. 31, 2014.
[ January 25, 2014; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] South Chatham Ruritan Annual Chili Cook-off
Where: Goldston Fire Department
When: Saturday, January 25, 2014 4-6pm
Come join us at our annual Chili Cook-off.
Proceeds benefit Chatham Central High School Scholarships.
$7.00/person and includes Chili, grilled cheese sandwich, dessert and beverage. Meal is served 4-6pm
To enter: $10.00 entry fee. 6 qt Chili in crock pot. [...]
For the second time, Northwood High School Arts Education department has received the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts School of Excellence Award. Northwood was one of five schools in North Carolina to receive the honor for Outstanding Ac…
Chatham Central High School was recently recognized as one of only 128 schools member schools in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) that were ejection free in their athletic contests for the 2012-13 school year. The guidelines…
The J.S. Waters Jr. Beta Club teamed up with the Student Council to hold a canned food drive for CORA. Students collected 500 cans. Both of the groups focus on service projects for the school and community.