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Education

  • Union Elementary students earn awards, honors

    Union Elementary School has recognized the following students for its third nine-week awards:
    Bus Riders of the Month
    Taylor Barbee, Maddox Ward, Bryan Ortigoza, Jorge Hernandez, Willow Moore, JaQuice Daniels, Heather Gore, Bailey Arena, Katie Friend, Austin Nguyen, Timothy Seward, Jason Dodge.
    Citizens of the Month
    Kindergarten: Brooke Holmes, Delaney Edwards, Roman Dellacona, Meredith Perrone, Fisher Gurganus, Brenda Gonzales, Emma Greene, Simon Starch, Andrew McLaurin, Grayson Russ.

  • WBHS students remember Holocaust in upcoming productions

    SHALLOTTE—The West Brunswick High School Theatre Department remembers the Holocaust through two upcoming dramas.

    Students will perform a stage version of “Night” by Elie Wiesel and “The Hiding Place,” the story of Corrie ten Boom.

    The plays will be performed at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 14, and Friday, April 15, and at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at the West Brunswick High School theater. Admission is $3 in advance or $5 at the door.

  • Lincoln students enjoy Kite Day

     Students at Lincoln Elementary School were flying high on Friday, March 25. The reading classes of Ms. Boone and Mrs. Petty have been working on their Bright Ideas Project for about three weeks, which culminated in flying kites on the school playground. The concepts for the lessons involved were “how change can effect an individual or community” and “how relationships interact with each other.”

  • BCC offers community enrichment courses

    The Economic and Workforce Development Department (EWD) at Brunswick Community College offers short-term programs and classes for self-improvement, cultural enrichment, and academic achievement geared toward adults seeking skills for employment, intellectual stimulation, community involvement and social interaction.

  • ROCAME has annual jamboree for students

    ROCAME had its annual Brunswick County Jamboree on March 12 at North Brunswick High School. Four middle schools and two high schools (approximately 125 students, teachers, parents and volunteers) participated in the math and science events. 

  • Students compete in Coastal Envirothon

    The Midnight Vox Populi team from the James C. School in Brunswick County competed in the Coastal Envirothon on March 22 at Weyhaeuser’s Cool Springs Environmental Center in Craven County. Team members were Paden LeDoux, Kirsten Bohr, McKala Hanes, Rachel Conley and advisor Joene Conley.

  • Summer camp coming through CIS

    The National Inclusion Project has partnered with Communities in Schools (CIS) for three consecutive years to implement Let’s ALL Play—Inclusion in Recreational Programs. The continued partnership will allow children with disabilities to enjoy a successful summer camp experience in an inclusive setting. As part of this initiative, the National Inclusion Project will provide a program model, training and expertise.

  • New program director named for exceptional children program

    Dr. William Christopher Rynn was named Exceptional Children Program Director at the regular meeting of the Brunswick County Board of Education on March 1. He will begin work in Brunswick County on April 1.

  • Chamber honors good neighbors with breakfast

    The South Brunswick Middle School and Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce had its Spring Good Neighbor Breakfast to recognize 30 outstanding students chosen by the teachers for demonstrating a positive work ethic and exemplifying a good “neighbor” in their school. 

  • Conservation contest winners named

    County winners have been announced for the Brunswick Soil & Water Conservation District’s annual poster and essay contest for 2011. This year’s topic was: Water: The Cycle of Life. These contests encourage local students to develop lifelong natural resource stewardship principles while gaining the experience of competition among their peers.