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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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Hurricane Florence – School Closings

Craven County Schools
Craven County continues to be under a mandatory evacuation order by Craven County government. Until this order is lifted, Craven County Schools strongly recommends that staff members and our school families who evacuated the area do not return until the evacuation order is lifted. A timeline for reopening schools will be made in the coming […]
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World Read Aloud Day

Craven County Schools
The Student Council at H.J. MacDonald Middle School will be hosting a World Read Aloud Day event on Thursday, February 1st at 12:50 p.m.  This is a day when people all around the globe read aloud together and share stories to advocate for literacy as a human right that belongs to all people. To add to the […]
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Vote for your School to Win a Share of $500,000 in U.S. Cellular’s Calling All Communities Campaign

U.S. Cellular
Voting begins next week in fifth year of program to help schools Voting began Monday, November 4, in U.S. Cellular’s (NYSE: USM) Calling All Communities campaign. Returning for its fifth year, U.S. Cellular is giving communities the opportunity to help improve the education of students at 20 schools by challenging them to rally community support […]
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Belk Brings 125 Days of Service to New Bern

Store volunteers to give makeovers to local schools As part of its 125th anniversary celebration this year, Belk is showing its continued gratitude and commitment to the Southern communities it serves by enlisting store volunteers to do makeovers in local schools over a 125 day period from March 10 – July 12. Belk is working […]
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Congratulations, Grant Winner and Kindergarten Teacher – Christy Wilson

Darlene Brown, Executive Director, Partners In Education and Christy Wilson, grants recipient In times of limited resources, today’s teachers are continuously looking for additional resources. Christy Wilson, Kindergarten Teacher at Ben D. Quinn Elementary School applied and received a Weyerhaeuser Mini Grant and PIE Grant through our local Partners In Education (PIE). The requirements for […]
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David Hale for Craven County Board of Education

Watch David Hale’s video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XCaW7Do8qWY provided by Michelle Faulkner. I am David Hale – retired educator, military veteran, and a product of Craven County and Craven County schools. You may visit my website and learn more about me, my credentials and my reasons for seeking to become your representative – the people’s candidate – for […]
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Vote for Your School to Win a Share of $1 Million

U. S. Cellular
Voting begins this Friday, September 14, in U.S. Cellular’s (NYSE: USM) Calling All Communities campaign. Returning for its fourth year, U.S. Cellular is giving communities the opportunity to help improve the education of students at 18 schools by challenging them to rally community support for the chance to win a share of $1 million. The […]
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Meet Candidate Tanya Roberts for Craven County Board of Education

Interview with Tanya Roberts
Laura Johnson and I met with Candidate Tanya Roberts who’s running for the Craven County Board of Education, District 5. We wanted to find out why she decided to run and why people should vote for her. Listen to the interview here: https://www.newbernnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/NBN-tanya-roberts-interview-050812.mp3 The District 5 Seat is the only seat up for election in […]
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