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Education

  • 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.

  • Artist donates to local schools

    Nationally recognized local artist Ivey Hayes is “giving back to North Carolina” and all 19 schools in Brunswick County are the proud recipients. Through his vision and generosity, Hayes is donating one work of art to each school in the system.

  • 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.