Dear Chatham County Schools Community Member: The Chatham County Board of Education has hired the North Carolina School Boards Association to help facilitate its search for the next superintendent of Chatham County Schools. Board members are seeking direct input from students, parents, staff and other community members to help shape
Reading is fundamental to the success of all students. It is the most critical academic skill because it sets the foundation for all learning. Without a strong foundation in reading, children can be left behind at the beginning of their education. According to data released by the National Assessment of
Happy New Year! Wow, 2020 was definitely a year for the record books! So much happened and I am sure many are ready for the beginning of a new year! Oftentimes, the turn of a new year brings with it well-intentioned New Year’s Resolutions. This year, I encourage you to
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What do you want to be when you grow up? This is a common question to children and one that some adults still cannot answer. Although, the sooner the planning starts, the more exploration of different occupations can happen. Below is a recommended timeline per grade. 8th grade: -Consider high
We are all adjusting and overcoming obstacles that we never thought we would have to overcome. One of those being, remote learning. By now, you have probably found a routine that works best for your family. But do you still have days where frustration prevails and the tears are flowing?
With remote learning in full swing for at least the beginning of the 2020/2021 school year, the need for school supplies is now greater than ever. Students would normally have access to school supplies in the classroom, if needed. Currently, that is not an option. The Chatham Education Foundation (CEF)
The hot topic of discussion recently about Seaforth High School, the attendance zone districting, has now been decided. The school board unanimously voted on scenario 3. This decision will send the Briar Chapel high school students to Seaforth High School. Seaforth High School is being built on a 75-acre site
We are beginning the new school year just as we left the last one, with at-home learning. Although, this may not be ideal for some families, we must make the best of the situation and help our children to be successful during these unprecedented times. Following are some tips to