.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Education

  • 4-H’ers find reading program helps students

    Beginning in October 2008, Brunswick County 4-H instituted “Reading Makes the Best Better” to celebrate National 4-H Week and to offer 4-H members the chance to do what 4-H’ers love to do best through community service, citizenship activities and education.

  • Education briefs

    Help Bolivia school win contest
    Bolivia Elementary School has been in heated competition with schools nationwide since July 15. The Paper Mate Company, through Facebook, is offering three schools throughout the country an opportunity to win $10,000.00 in Paper Mate supplies.

  • CIS gala provides scholarships

    Each year, Communities in Schools of Brunswick County Inc. (CIS) awards $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors at each of the county’s five high schools. Last year, 22 students received help with their tuition and nine were the first in their families to attend college. The total amount of scholarships awarded by CIS was more than $83,000.

  • Marjoram named Teacher of Year

    “What’s your favorite subject?” is a common question posed to children and most times the answer comes back resoundingly, “P.E!” We all know math, reading and science are all very important for developing life skills in children, but so is that favorite subject: health and physical education.

  • Walmart spearheads back-to-school supply drive

    Walmart stores in Leland, Shallotte and Southport are working with Communities in Schools of Brunswick County Inc. (CIS) to collect school supplies for students attending Brunswick County Schools. The Build-A-Backpack campaign runs through Aug. 21.

  • Ed and Dinah Gore honored with national award

    Ed and Dinah Gore of Sunset Beach recently received a national award for their philanthropy. They were honored in mid-June during the National Agricultural Alumni and Development Association’s annual conference in Lubbock, Texas.

  • Registration for CIS after-school programs begins for nine local elementary schools

    Looking for a fun, safe and convenient place for your child to stay after the school day ends?

  • BCC to offer solar installation program

    Starting Aug. 6, Brunswick Community College will begin offering a NABCEP approved Solar Installer Training Program. Upon successful completion of the coursework, students will be eligible to sit for the NABCEP entry-level exam.

  • Students compete in horticulture contest

    The third week in July every year brings youth from all over the state to the North Carolina 4-H Horticulture Contest in Raleigh. National Junior Horticulture Association (NJHA) teams who have studied and practiced identifying all types of plants and trees for the past several months compete during North Carolina 4-H Congress at N.C, State University.

  • Education briefs

    Milazzo makes dean’s list

    Benjamin Reid Milazzo, a rising senior at Appalachian State University, has been named to the dean’s list and the chancellor’s list for the spring 2011 semester. He is the son of Randy and Wendy Milazzo of Shallotte.