As the use of smart phones, tablets and laptops becomes more commonplace, Lee County educators and administrators are working to strike a balance between maximizing the benefits
A graduation ceremony for Central Carolina Community College's Adult High School/General Educational Development (GED) programs honored the achievements of more than 50 students, many of whom cited the importance of hard work and perseverance.
Dillon Crockett is in his first year teaching science (currently, biology and physical science) at Southern Lee High School in Sanford.
The VFW Stanley McLeod Post 5631 has recognized several local students for their exemplary submissions in recent contests.
A unique lesson plan has won a local educator state-level recognition.
Six Harnett County teachers have achieved National Board Certification for the 2014-2015 school year, an announcement that was celebrated by the Harnett County School System as “a major step forward.”
Jon Joyner has taught math II and math III to students in grades nine through 12 at Lee County High School for the past 12 years.
President Barack Obama’s announcement of a plan that would make two years of community college as free and universal as high school appears to be in line with Central Carolina Community College’s Central Carolina Works program, the college announced Friday.
Beginning with the 2015-16 school year, all high school students in North Carolina will be on a 10-point grading scale.
Whitney Testa has taught math 3 and AVID (9th and 10th graders) at Lee Early College, Sanford for the past four years. Born in Olean, New York, she attended Union Endicott High School, later gradudating from East Carolina University with a bachelor’s and master’s degree in mathematics education.
Gracia Hoffman teaches first grade and has spent five years at J. Glenn Edwards Elementary School in Sanford.
Career and college advisors at the nine public high schools in Chatham, Harnett, and Lee counties have been busy this fall working with students in the Central Carolina Works program.
Individuals who have received notification of a layoff, currently unemployed, qualify for the Federal Earned Income Tax credit, or underemployed may qualify for free classes (fee waiver) to help with their job search and job-readiness skills.
Anna O’Brien teaches first grade at J.R. Ingram, Jr. Elementary School, Sanford.
Among the problems Lee County Schools officials have with online, for-profit charter schools are the lack of student-teacher interaction and the cost to taxpayers and public schools.
Niche.com rated Lee Early College as the 48th best public high school in North Carolina in its annual rankings of the top 100 schools in each state and across the nation.
Maria Thomas has taught second grade at Greenwood Elementary, Sanford, for two years. Born in Pittsburgh, she graduated from Mercer Area High School, Mercer, Pa.
More than 300 people are the most recent graduates of the Central Carolina Community College’s Economic and Community Development Medical Programs Department, which held its graduation Thursday at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center.
Improved test scores, programs and communication are just some of the changes that the new Lee County Board of Education members want to make during their terms after being sworn in Tuesday.
Sara Fry teaches third grade at Deep River Elementary School, Sanford.
Central Carolina Community College has announced the election of eight new members to the college's Foundation board. Each has the goals of expanding the foundation's endowment and increasing funding for student scholarships.
Lee County residents tuning into 101.5 WRAL-FM Tuesday might have recognized the voices belting out “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch” throughout the day as belonging to the 25 singers of the River Tones, Deep River Elementary School’s fourth- and fifth-grade choir group.
Melissa Jackson is in her second year of teaching kindergarten at Broadway Elementary School.
With grants dwindling during the last few years, a recent $10,000 donation from Modern Woodmen of America will help Communities in Schools of Lee County provide more assistance to local children this holiday season.
In their final meeting before the swearing in of two new members on Monday, the Lee County Board of Commissioners made one final appointment Tuesday, naming Bruce Ledford to the Central Carolina Community College’s Triangle South Workforce Development Board.