Education in New Bern

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Bate Foundation Grant

Bate Foundation Individual School Grant awarded through PIE

Ms. Jessica Coleman, Physical Education Teacher at J.T. Barber Elementary won a Bate Foundation Individual School Grant, administered through PIE. Students in grades K-5 completed a 3-week unit on Gymnastics. Students learned safety protocol for practicing each skill and the foundation skills to progress into more advanced skills. Students worked individually, in partners and in …

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Craven Community College

Craven CC Closed Monday, May 18, Due to Tropical Storm Arthur

New Bern, NC – Craven Community College will be closed to employees and students Monday, May 18, due to the impending threat of Tropical Storm Arthur. This closure impacts all seated and online classes on all campuses. Only emergency personnel will be granted access to campus. Please continue to monitor the college website, social media, …

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Craven Community College

Craven CC Prepares for Phase One of Governor Cooper’s COVID-19 Plan

New Bern, NC – In compliance with Gov. Roy Cooper’s Executive Order 138, which introduces the Phase One approach of easing restrictions related to COVID-19, Craven Community College’s physical campuses will remain closed to students and the public except by appointment. Although limited face-to-face instruction will resume for some classes and labs, students will only …

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SECU Foundation Scholarship Recipients

SECU Foundation Awards $10,000 Scholarships to Area High School Students!

New Bern, NC – State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) members via the SECU Foundation, awarded $10,000 four-year college scholarships to Number local graduating high school seniors for study at one of the 16 campuses in the University of North Carolina System.  The scholarship recipients are: Hayes Darden, a senior at New Bern High School, for …

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Teacher Ambassador - Gayle Hardy

Teacher Ambassador Gayle Hardy 2020-2021

For more than 50 years our nation has honored teachers with the National Teacher of the Year Program. In 2014, the NC Department of Public Instruction announced their partnership with Burroughs Welcome Fund as the new major sponsor of the North Carolina Teacher of the Year Program. Since 1970, North Carolina has participated in this …

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Craven County Schools

Celebrating our Seniors with a Surprise

New Bern, NC – Today, all 5 of our high schools will be delivering a surprise to celebrate our seniors on their graduation. We hope this small gesture helps bring a ray of sunshine to the Class of 2020 after the abrupt end to their senior year due to the Coronavirus. School staff, along with community …

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Craven County Schools

Craven County Schools Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Craven County Schools has been working to put strategies in place to protect our staff from the transmission of this virus. Our system has taken multiple steps to ensure the safety of our employees to include systematic disinfecting of surfaces, temperature checks in our buildings, closing buildings to …

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U.S. Cellular

U.S. Cellular Provides Virtual Fundraising Opportunity for Local Youth Groups

Greenville, NC – For the sixth year in a row, youth-focused organizations can earn up to $1,000 through U.S. Cellular’s Community Connections program – all online. Whether it’s a Little League baseball team, high school debate club, marching band, youth cheer squad or a variety of other groups, organizers can sign up their group at …

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Craven County Schools

Craven County Board of Education Considers Options for Seniors

On Tuesday, April 7, 2020, the Board of Education met by conference call for a special called meeting to handle multiple issues related to public school closure due to COVID-19 and to take care of items that were time sensitive to facilitate the continuity of school system operations. This is the first time that the …

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