Month: May 2011

Good deeds on Good Friday at Horton Middle School

Members of the new National Junior Honor Society at Horton Middle School participated in a clean up at their own home fields on Friday, April 21. The students gathered early before school began to clean up the fields and bleacher area around the James …

Bonlee students give new life to old shoes

Bonlee students recently gave new life to some old shoes. A large container of orthopedic shoes was donated to the school by John Thurman, a third grader who knows first hand how important these shoes are to young boys and girls facing physical challen…

There’s a strawberry picking app for that

It’s strawberry-picking time, and the information for the closest field to buy or pick is just an iPhone app away. The N.C. Strawberry Association has rolled out a free NCSA Farm Locator app that’s designed to help iPhone users find strawberry farms ac…

J.S. Waters School holds annual kindergarten screening

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…

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 …