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Toyota of New Bern Tech Grant Coding Takes Flight!

In the fall of 2019, Roger Bell New Tech Academy won a technology grant for $3,000 funded by Toyota of New Bern. The Roger Bell New Tech Academy students now, more than ever, benefit from innovative approaches to learning. Engaging tools make learning fun, especially in remote learning situations. The funds from this grant allowed …

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International Paper Literacy Grant

International Paper Literacy Grant

During the 2019-2020 school year, Roger Bell New Tech Academy was awarded the International Paper Literacy Grant, administered through Craven County Partners In Education. This grant allowed the school to purchase a plethora of books for their students to meet their needs as well as provide books that are aligned to their interests.  Each week …

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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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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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Free Meals on Big School Bus Wheels

Free Meals on Big School Bus Wheels – Spring Break Schedule Change

A Big Shout Out to Craven County School Nutrition Workers, Transportation Department, School Bus Drivers, and Volunteers for all of your hard work in preparing and delivering lunch! The “Free Meals on Big School Bus Wheels” program provides free meals to all Craven County School children (18 years and younger) since March 18, 2020. According …

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Congratulations from Craven Partners In Education

International Paper Math & Science Grants

This is the third year the International Paper – New Bern Mill has partnered with Partners In Education to fund the Math & Science Grants. International Paper sees the need to assist Craven County educators to fund hands-on activities in math and science. This grant allows our teachers the opportunity to purchase materials for activities …

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Craven County Schools

Craven County Schools to Close

New Bern, NC – Under the direction of Governor Cooper, Craven County Schools will be closed for all students starting Monday, March 16th, for at least two weeks, through March 30th.  Monday, March 16th will be a teacher workday for all staff. All schools will be open to allow students to retrieve personal school supplies/items, …

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Melda McCoy and Dr. Eleanor Patrick

Spring Cycle PIE Grant for “Count on Me!”

Melda McCoy with Oaks Road Academy won a Spring Cycle PIE Grant for “Count on Me!” for $1,499.57. Pictured is Dr. Eleanor Patrick, principal at Oaks Road Academy presenting her with the check. This grant will allow students to gather each morning for an interactive, hands-on learning experience through the use of tabletop learning stations …

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