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Education

  • Students win patriotic art contest

    Three students from South Brunswick High School were local winners in the annual Young American Creative Patriotic Art Competition sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 7288 in Calabash. Entries for the competition were judged on the originality of concept, presentation clarity of ideas, design technique, patriotism expressed in the artwork and uniqueness.

  • ‘The Farmer Grows a Rainbow’

    The Brunswick County Farm Bureau sponsored a special educational training event on April 15 for elementary educators from Brunswick County Schools. Curriculum coaches representing all elementary schools from the county school system took part in an orientation session related to the use of a new teaching kit, “The Farmer Grows a Rainbow.” 

  • Soil and Water honors local teacher

    On the evening of May 16, teachers and students met to honor one Brunswick County educator who far exceeded all teaching expectations in environmental sciences. 

  • Students graduate from Gardner-Webb

    Three Brunswick County students were among 436 graduate students at Gardner-Webb University’s 2011 spring commencement exercises.

  • 4-H’ers show off fashions

    On Monday, May 2, Brunswick County 4-H’ers showed off their sewing skills at the annual Spring Fashion Show held in conjunction with the annual 4-H Talent Showcase.

  • Glee Club students participate in conference

    The members of Brunswick County Early College High School’s Glee Club have been performing throughout the spring. Most recently, the students presented sing-along programs at Lincoln Elementary, Town Creek Elementary and Jessie Mae Monroe Elementary.

  • Roger Bacon students help with communications

    Student ham radio operators from The Roger Bacon Academy went on the air at the annual Coastal Carolina Air Show to help provide emergency communication backup and assist first responders in their communication needs.

  • Local students take part in AVID program

    Students in Brunswick County’s middle schools and high schools are gaining valuable skills and setting goals for college based on participation in the AVID program. 

  • Student wins essay contest

    Caleb Saunders, who attends the Academy of Coastal Carolina, is the winner of this year’s Brunswick County Republican Women’s Americanism essay contest and he will be honored at the club’s annual luncheon on June 11. The topic of his essay was “What the U.S. Flag Means to Me.”

  • Art provides creative outlet for Jessie Mae students

    ASH—Art class at Jessie Mae Monroe Elementary School is not segregated from other core subjects. In fact, it’s a culmination of various subjects that produces a variety of student work.

    “Our art program here at Jessie Mae is very integrated within all the other disciplines,” art teacher Theresa Reiter said.