Calling on all young artists in grades K-5! Please join us for our annual student art poster contest. This year’s theme, “Morrisville Roots for Trees,” centers on the importance and benefits of trees for our community. For example, trees help reduce greenhouse gases, thereby reducing the impact of climate change. They also help filter our water […]

Saturday May 13 at 10:00 am, community members, parents, and local organizations are coming together at the South Regional Library in support of student mental health needs.  Saturday’s workshop, hosted by  Empowered Parents in Community (EPiC), will focus on connecting parents to one another, exploring mental health resources, and increasing resiliency.  The workshop’s discussion will […]

A violent altercation between a student and a substitute teacher at Rocky Mount High School has gone viral, leading to an investigation by local authorities. 

Where was Nick Cannon when I needed my student loan paid off. Recently, the multi-talented entertainer made a promise to pay off loan debt of seven students at HBCU’s, including three in North Carolina. Students from Saint Augustine’s University, North Carolina A&T State University, Winston-Salem State University and other HCBU’s were guest on his nationally […]

Triangle Rising Stars (TRS) is a program designed to celebrate outstanding achievement in high school musical theater. The program focuses attention on the meaningful work being done both on and off stage by dedicated teachers and students. The TRS program is a member of The National High School Musical Theater Awards (NHSMTA), a national program […]

College and high school students with an interest in public service and the arts now have the opportunity to serve on the Durham Cultural Advisory Board. The Durham Cultural Advisory Board, charged with advising the City Council and County Commissioners on implementation of public art policies, is searching for three students to join the Board […]

An Iredell County elementary school teacher has been suspended after she allegedly placed a child with disabilities into a trash can on more than one occasion. Robin Johnson, 51, has been charged with two counts of misdemeanor assault on a handicapped person. Johnson was arrested last week. Her court date is scheduled for November 4th. […]

A 5th grader from Tarboro was punished by his teacher by responding to her with “yes ma’am.”       Facebook: The Karen Clark Instagram: @TheKarenClark Twitter/Snapchat: @The_KarenClark

Social media is buzzing this morning because of braids. A young girl at Christ The King Elementary in Louisiana was told to leave school because her braided hairstyle was in violation of the school’s handbook. The handbook states, “Boys and girls: only the student’s natural hair is permitted. Extensions, wigs, hair pieces of any kind are […]

A St. Augustine’s University student was shot and killed in Washington, D.C., on Monday. 18-year-old Ayana McAllister was home for spring break watching the filming of a rap video when someone started shooting at about 8:40 p.m. Monday night. It’s reported at least 30 shots were fired from a handgun and a second woman was […]

An investigation is underway after a video posted to Twitter Tuesday, shows a Rolesville police officer picking up a female student and slamming her to the floor. The student, Jasmine Darwin said she was trying to break up a fight between her sister and another student when the officer came from behind and slammed her […]

A North Carolina Central University student was found dead inside dorm room in Ruffin Hall. The student has been identified as 22-year-old Kewanne Malik Lee, according to ABC11. He was found around 10 this morning and was located by his roommate. There has been no update on cause of death.