A new tradition at baby showers, in the past few years, has been to bring a book, instead of a card, as a gift to the expecting parents. I LOVE this idea! It helps to build at-home libraries and supports the idea that reading begins in infancy. As stated by
The search for a new Chatham County Superintendent began in mid January when Dr. Jordan announced his resignation to pursue a career with the N.C. Department of Public Instruction. He valiantly served our community as superintendent for almost 8 years. The interim superintendent, Dr. Bridges was sworn in on January
Principal Crayton may be the new principal of Seaforth High School; however, he certainly is not new to this role. This past January, he celebrated the beginning of his 26th year in education! Recently, he has been the principal of Jordan-Matthews High School in Chatham County since 2015. There he
The Chatham Education Foundation greatly respects the essential role played by all who serve as educators and caregivers for our community’s children. Not only do they contribute to the growth and development of their charges, they also are vital to the health and well-being of families and the business community.
During the current pandemic, there have been an unprecedented number of needs that have arisen. Unfortunately, the need for books in low-income homes is not a new thing., The ease of students getting to the school libraries has been significantly impacted, therefore, the need for books in the home became
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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