Day: April 26, 2011

J.S. Waters School holds Junior Beta Club induction

The J.S. Waters School chapter of the Junior Beta Club inducted fifteen new members during an annual ceremony on Friday, April 15. Fellow students, staff and family members were in attendance to see these middle school students join the other fifteen m…

Teaching and learning the SMART way at Bonlee School

Students at Bonlee Elementary School are discovering how much fun learning with SMART Boards can be. Prior to this school year, SMART Board were only available in middle school classrooms at Bonlee. With tight budget constraints, the Bonlee PTA stepped…

Photos of the Chatham Pollinator Garden in Pittsboro

Pittsboro, NC – Chatham County Cooperative Extension’s Pollinator Paradise Demonstration Garden in Pittsboro celebrates its third year this year! The garden was designed to provide forage habitat for pollinators such as honey bees, native bees, butterflies, flower flies, hummingbirds, beetles,…

“They are trying to eat Big Bird”

The hundreds of William Friday’s friends and fans who gathered to hear him speak last week might not have guessed that the institutions he worked so hard to build were threatened by the just-released legislative budget proposals. But he gave them a b…