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HAMLET — Ashley Lupfer, art teacher at Rockingham Middle School, was named North Carolina Art Education Association’s 2020-2021 Middle Level Art Educator of the Year. Lupfer received her plaque in the mail and she will attend a virtual conference this weekend where the award will be presented.  

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PEMBROKE — Bricen Duff and Abigail Parnell are UNC Pembroke’s 2020 Maynor Honors College scholars.

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RALEIGH — Virtual learning is taking a toll on Chloe Dixon’s children.

Published in Local News
Monday, 05 October 2020 10:18

OPINION: Candidates clash on reopening schools

When Democrat Jen Mangrum and Republican Catherine Truitt first filed to run for state superintendent of public instruction, neither could have expected that the central issue of the 2020 race would be whether to allow public schools to provide in-person instruction to North Carolina children.

Published in Opinion

ELLERBE — Angela Baker, a seventh-grade English Language Arts teacher at Ellerbe Middle School, has been named Richmond County Schools’ 2020-2021 Beginning Teacher of the Year.

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RALEIGH — Reopening schools is the top priority of Catherine Truitt, the Republican candidate for state superintendent.

Published in Local News
Friday, 25 September 2020 12:19

National Science Foundation awards $86,880 to UNCP

PEMBROKE — The National Science Foundation has awarded UNC Pembroke a grant of $86,880 to develop computer simulations which may be used to test new methods of treating neuromuscular diseases.

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HAMLET — Stephen McQueen had been looking forward to the start of this school year for a long time. He was going to be an elementary school teacher with his very own classroom where he would meet parents and welcome wide-eyed students to a new grade level.

However, COVID-19 changed all that.

Published in Lifestyle
Wednesday, 23 September 2020 12:36

OPINION: District closings boost homeschooling

North Carolina is already the homeschooling capital of the United States. Now the attraction of this education option is soaring higher than ever — thanks not to the actions of its proponents but to the antics of its opponents.

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RALEIGH — About half of North Carolina’s school districts are closed for in-person instruction, while the other half have students alternating between learning in the classroom and attending school online throughout the week. Starting Oct. 5, school districts can choose to let elementary schools fully reopen.

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