J.S. Waters School held its annual kindergarten screening on Wednesday, May 5. Eighteen students and their parents showed up for this event. Teachers Adina Oldham and Sonja Kitchings conducted the screenings while other staff members were with the pare…
Day: May 10, 2011
Pollard Middle School hosts arts extravaganza
On Monday evening, May 2, arts education students at Margaret B. Pollard Middle School participated in the first annual Arts Extravaganza. Organizers estimated over 300 people in attendance.
Jordan-Matthews robotics team competes at the North Carolina Robotics Tournament
On April 7-9 the Jordan-Matthews High School robotics team, the Jets n’ Bolts, competed at the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) North Carolina Regional Robotics Tournament at the Dorton Arena in Raleigh.
Bennett and Bonlee young authors celebrate writing with local author
Local author Libby Bagby visited Bennett Elementary School in April. Students from Bennett and Bonlee who wrote entries for the district’s annual Young Authors competition
Bonlee kindergarteners learn about bees
During their unit on bees, Bonlee kindergarten students of Nichole Conrad learned what it means to be “as busy as a bee” when they were visited by local beekeeper Janet Walters. Walters talked to the students about keeping and caring for bees. She …
Latte respect needed
Though I understand how some people might fear them, espresso vans play a vital role in our Chatham County ecosystem. They should be allowed to live among us, not banished due to narrow prejudices against creatures that sometimes hum a bit loudly or be…
Chatham school board reviewing graduation project requirement
The Chatham County school board voted to consider placing a moratorium on the Graduation Project that is currently required for all graduating seniors in the district. Staff noted a decision needs to be made soon on a moratorium or a change to a requir…
Chatham Soccer League will be holding Classic & Challenge try-outs
Chatham Soccer League will be holding Classic & Challenge try-outs and Academy evaluations at Pittsboro Elementary School from 5 pm to 8 pm on May 23 for U09-U14 boys only and May 24 for U09-U18 girls only. All players trying out are expected to attend…
Chatham County offers open government information on website
Chatham County now offers quick access to an array of “open government” resources under a new tab on the county’s homepage: www.chathamnc.org. The Open Government tab is located immediately under the photos on the homepage.