“This is the BEST DAY EVER!” exclaimed a student from Virginia Cross Elementary.  The excitement and anticipation in the air was almost tangible in the building on selection day for our Books on Break program. The children walking the halls to their next class anxiously await their class’s turn to

Now that we are a few weeks into summer break, do you feel like the days are starting to become repetitive? Are your children bored and have nothing to do…they are tired of doing the same thing every day? And we are not even halfway through the summer…Yikes! With the

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

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