Blackson, born in Ghana, opened "Michael Blackson Academy" in his hometown of Agona Nsaba. He says the school will be "free for all" and accommodate underserved 6th and 7th graders.

It’s time for the kids to head back to school. Here’s a list of some area school supply drives. Want your event added to the list? Email Karen Clark at   Back To School Bash Thursday, August 18th from 5pm to 8pm South Rocky Mount Community Center Free bookbags, school supplies, free food, giveaways, […]

WCPSS – EARLY HIRE FAIR 2022 (register here) March 26, 2022 | 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. KNIGHTDALE HIGH SCHOOL ​100 Bryan Chalk Lane, Knightdale NC 27545 Fair Schedule is Virtual and/or In-Person: 8 a.m. – Doors Open 9 a.m – 1 p.m.- Fair open to all candidates Who should attend? Teaching Candidates   Candidates […]

Join Durham County Cooperative Extension as we share information about how to navigate the many educational options for your school-aged child in Durham. We’ll cover the Durham Public Schools magnet schools and Career and Technical Education lottery, charter school options, and answer any questions you may have. DETAILS HERE     Facebook: The Karen Clark […]

Our district is now hiring Special Education teachers. We are looking for talented and compassionate educators who will support our students in meeting their Individual Education Program (IEP) goals. These teachers monitor and evaluate programs with students with disabilities, maintain confidentiality, and comply with all federal, state, and local laws, regulations, guidelines, and procedures related […]

“Everyone who gets a COVID-19 vaccination is a winner! They protect themselves, their loved ones and others from severe illness, hospitalization and death. Millions of people have already taken the vaccines. These summer cash drawings add another reward to the many that come with getting a COVID-19 vaccination.” —Dr. Mandy Cohen, Secretary of NCDHHS. It’s […]

Durham Parks and Recreation will offer two school-aged care programs for youth ages 5-12. These programs will provide a fun, safe, and productive learning experience for participants amid COVID-19. Both programs will start on September 14 in various recreation centers in Durham. Recreation Works is designed to support families and students with remote learning in a small, […]

Ok. Your kids finally got their new Chromebook and Hotspot so that they can participate in online learning. But how does it work?? Durham Public Schools has put together a video tutorial instructing Durham parents and students on how to use their new devices. Check out the video tutorial here.Free COVID-19 Testing At Hayti In […]

The district announced yesterday the delay of bringing students back on campus in Plan B. Instead, all students will begin the school year in online instruction. The first two weeks of school for all students will focus on orientation, meet and greet opportunities, and distribution of supplies. Students will not be initially divided into groups A, […]

On Monday, July 20, the Wayne County Board of Education discussed draft reopening plans at a special called meeting. After much discussion, the Board in a 5-2 decision, voted to reopen schools under the Plan B concept. “Essentially, the Plan B concept is a hybrid of face-to-face and remote instruction, and mandates both social distancing and the […]

Multiple school systems in our area have decided to open with this fall with virtual learning. See the list below and click for additional details.   ▪ Chapel Hill-Carrboro: Students will begin with nine weeks of online learning. ▪ Chatham County: Students will begin with four weeks of online learning. ▪ Durham County: Students will begin with nine weeks of […]

Orange County has decided to start the school year with 100% virtual learning. Superintendent Dr. Monique Felder said, “(I am) recommending that while we continue to work toward Plan B–and we will be ready for Plan B–given the state of COVID-19 in this county at this time, we pivot to Plan C, remote learning, and […]