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Administrative Leaders Named for New School Year

Melisa Thompson
New Bern, NC – The Craven County Board of Education voted on new principal appointments for the 2019-2020 school year during a special called meeting on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. Mrs. Melisa Thompson, Principal at Bridgeton Elementary, will become the principal of Arthur W. Edwards Elementary School. Mrs. Thompson has 23 total years in education […]
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Craven CC ranked among top 10 Best Online Community Colleges in NC

Craven Community College
Craven Community College was recently ranked No. 10 on SR Education Group’s list of 2019 Best Online Community Colleges in North Carolina. Each community college was ranked by several important factors, including retention rate, graduation rate, percentage of online enrollment data and the number of fully online associate degrees offered. Craven CC currently offers 34 online certificate […]
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Re-Stuff the Bus – Hurricane Relief Efforts

Re-Stuff the Bus – Hurricane Relief Efforts
In August 2018, Partners In Education (PIE), the local education foundation for Craven County Schools, had just held it’s Stuff the Bus campaign in preparation for the school year. PIE received a record amount of school supplies of $35,000, and Craven County Schools was well on its way to start a new school year with […]
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Craven County Schools wins State Awards for Effective School Communications and Public Relations

Craven County Schools - Blue Ribbon Awards
Craven County Schools was among 31 school districts in North Carolina to win Blue Ribbon Awards for effective school communications and public relations. The awards were presented by the North Carolina School Public Relations Association (NCSPRA) during the Association’s annual Blue Ribbon Awards ceremony and brunch on Friday, February 1 at the O. Henry Hotel […]
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Tryon Palace Announces New “Palace Scholars” Program

Tryon Palace Scholars Program
New Program Awards Field-Trip Funding for Title 1 Schools The Tryon Palace Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of Palace Scholars, an educational program linking students and educators from Title I schools with funding for field trip opportunities to Tryon Palace. Applications for the inaugural year of Palace Scholars, school year 2019/2020, open January […]
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Twin Rivers Artists Association awards grant to Craven Partners In Education

Twin Rivers Artists Association - PIE Grant
Partners In Education was recently awarded $1,000 from Twin Rivers Artists Association to be used for grant money for art teachers in Craven County Schools. The grants are awarded to art teachers based on imaginative and creative art programs for their students. If you would like to learn how your organization can make a difference through Craven County Schools’ […]
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Latest happenings and things to do in and around New Bern through July 29th

New Bern, NC
24th: Jonkonnu Workshop, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Waystation. Call 252-639-3500. 24th: Behind The Scenes: Costume Shop, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Tryon Palace’s Waystation.  Call 252-639-3500. 25th: Libraries Rock Summer Program, 2:30 p.m. at the New Bern-Craven County Library, 300 Johnson St. Presented by Strung Together Band. Call 252-259-4885. 26th: Christmas in July – […]
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Tuesday Topics in the Garden: Fundamentals of Seasonal & Regional Gardening

Adult Enrichment Program
Lead Coordinating Instructor: Jennifer Knight, Knight Cottage Farm *No experience required. Two hours of Q&A about seasonally current Landscape, Urban Homestead, Beekeeping, Permaculture and Integrated Pest Management. Join the team of local instructors representing Cooperative Extension, Beekeepers Associations, Crop Masters and Professionals in Landscape and Environmental Biology. Each three-month segment includes at least one field […]
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Saint Paul Catholic School Graduation

Saint Paul Catholic School Graduation
Saint Paul Catholic School celebrated the graduation of its eighth grade class on Wednesday, May 30 with a Mass at Saint Paul Catholic Church.  Fr. Tully gave the commencement homily focused on six inspirational words. He delivered a special message to each of the students encouraging them to use their word as a springboard for […]
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