Education

May. 27, 2015 @ 05:05 AM

Spreading her wings

Abigail Fancher has always had a knack for subjects like chemistry and algebra.


May. 23, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

CCCC spring graduates shine on

In a sendoff Friday filled with pomp and circumstance, the Central Carolina Community College Class of 2015 celebrated its achievements and looked ahead with confidence.


May. 17, 2015 @ 04:57 AM

‘She truly is Ms. Everything’

It has been a busy spring for Northwood High School’s visual arts teacher, Leslie Burwell.


May. 16, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

CCCC Foundation Chatham Golf Classic wins for students

Opportunity was the big winner as golfers wrapped up the second Central Carolina Community College Foundation Chatham Golf Classic May 13 at The Golf Club at Chapel Ridge.


May. 16, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Caterpillar apprentices gain valuable industry skills

For the high school seniors graduating from the Caterpillar Youth Apprenticeship Program this week, the certificates they received were nothing compared to the skills they had gained over the past two-and-a-half years


May. 15, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

Chatham Charter students to attend summer programs

Several high school students from Chatham Charter School will add educational and leadership activities to their calendars this summer.


May. 15, 2015 @ 04:58 AM

Students demonstrate robotics skills at workshop

Central Carolina area students recently put their robotics abilities to the test during Central Carolina Community College’s High Touch/High Tech Weekend Workshop.


May. 14, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Lee school board seeks $20 million from county

The Lee County Board of Education asked for $20 million from the Lee County Board of Commissioners Tuesday night when it finalized its budget request for the fiscal year 2015-16.


May. 13, 2015 @ 10:41 AM

I Read, You Read mentors needed

Coming off a successful session with third-graders at Deep River Elementary this spring, I Read, You Read is now recruiting volunteer mentors to read online once a week with students in July.


May. 13, 2015 @ 10:39 AM

CCCC’s YES provides enrichment opportunities

Registration has begun for Central Carolina Community College’s Youth Enrichment Series (YES) program in Lee County.


May. 13, 2015 @ 10:37 AM

Education is an art for honoree

Art is many things to Wendy Bryant Motley. It’s her career. It’s her passion. But more than anything, it allows her to connect with the students she teaches in a way that allows them to discover their potential and learn about the world around them.


May. 09, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Former high school employee arrested, charged with embezzlement

The Pittsboro Police Department on Friday announced the arrest of a former Northwood High School employee on allegations of embezzlement — upwards of $80,000 — following its joint investigation with the state Bureau of Investigation.


May. 06, 2015 @ 05:05 AM

Teacher of the Week: Cleetwood: ‘Caring is the secret to success’

This week we feature John Cleetwood, a physical education teacher at J. Glenn Edwards Elementary School.


May. 06, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Lockdown procedures outlined

When parents hear that their child's school is in lockdown, they might fear the worst.


May. 02, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

LEE COUNTY SCHOOLS: Carlyle's departure leaves vacancy on school board

The Lee County Board of Education has started the search for a replacement now that board member Wendy Hughes Carlyle has resigned in order to serve as Lee County Schools' accountability and special projects coordinator.


May. 02, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Take 5: 'Race to Read 5K' ready to run

This week, we Take 5 with Lesa Price and Karen Kennedy about the Sanford/Lee County Youth Council's “Race to Read 5K” event, which takes place next Saturday.


Apr. 30, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Nursing students learn about kidney disease

Casey Migliore, who has finished her doctorate with the Duke University School of Nursing, emphasized the importance of kidney function and spoke about kidney disease during her recent address to Central Carolina Community College second-level associate degree nursing students.


Apr. 29, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Chatham County students shine at leadership conference

Chatham County Schools students from Chatham Central High School, Jordan-Matthews High School, and Northwood High School recently competed with students across the state


Apr. 29, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

CCCC prepares for summer classes, programs

Summer classes begin May 18 at Central Carolina Community College.


Apr. 28, 2015 @ 09:39 PM

Teacher of the Week: Lisa Cunkelman

This week we spotlight Lisa Cunkelman who teaches 11th-grade U.S. history 2 and 10th-grade advisory at Lee Early College.


Apr. 23, 2015 @ 09:24 PM

State could restore driver’s ed funds

Lee County Schools, children and parents could save hundreds of dollars in additional driver’s education course fees thanks to a bill filed at the N.C. General Assembly this week.


Apr. 23, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

LEE COUNTY SCHOOLS: Evaluators recommend district be re-accredited

Teachers, administrators and Lee County Board of Education members in the assembly room of the Heins Education Building erupted into cheers Wednesday afternoon


Apr. 22, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Broadway’s Cox: ‘Never give up on a child’

This week we feature Edith Cox, who teaches math to fourth graders at Broadway Elementary School.


Apr. 22, 2015 @ 04:56 AM

State senator visits Sanford to see CC Works

North Carolina State Sen. Chad Barefoot visited Sanford recently to get a first-hand view of the Central Carolina Works program.


Apr. 18, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Mrs. Universe meets, greets at CCCC

“I am a true and firm believer that your circumstances do not determine your destiny.”