Category: Education

Mountaire announces $80,000 in scholarship funds available 

Millsboro, Del. – Mountaire Farms, the country’s fourth largest chicken processer, has dozens of $2,500 scholarships available for the children and grandchildren of employees, poultry growers, and grain producers. The deadline to apply is June 6, 2022.  “This is another great…

If you are thinking of homeschooling next year

By Bea Lee Pittsboro, NC – If any of you are thinking of homeschooling your child(ren) next year, I highly recommend Sonlight’s curriculum. I started my kids with it in the fall of 2020 and just love it! It’s a Christian literature-based…

It’s time for a Parent’s Bill of Rights

Top 10 rights every parent deserves By Kelly Mann Raleigh, NC – As displayed across the country parents are feeling unheard, that their choices within schools are infringed upon and most importantly that students’ basic educational needs are not met.  Do…

Apply for Chatham SPARK program by January 31 deadline

Siler City, NC – The Central Carolina Community College Small Business Center, Chatham Chamber of Commerce, and Mountaire Farms have partnered on a new entrepreneur-development program that will introduce prospective and new business owners in Chatham County to the concepts…

Chatham County 4-H offers virtual summer camps

Pittsboro, NC – Chatham County 4-H is excited to offer two virtual programs that are free for youth this summer. The first event, Food Around the World, will be held July 6 -10, 2021. The next event, Cloverbud Puppet Masters,…

School calendar flexibility passes NC House

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By Carolina Journal Staff Raleigh, NC – The North Carolina House has passed a bill that would give individual school districts more flexibility to set their own calendars.  House Bill 376 passed the chamber on Thursday, April 22, by a…