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Rebecca Dearin

Craven County Schools Teacher is a Finalist for NCCAT Beginning Teacher of the Year Award

Rebecca Dearin, 6th-grade teacher at West Craven Middle School, has been selected as a finalist for North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) Beginning Teacher of the Year Award. Mrs. Dearin, a second-year teacher, is among 27 talented educators being recognized for their dedication, innovation and ability to inspire students to …

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Craven County Schools

New Principal of the Year Announced in Surprise Celebration

New Bern, NC – Claudia Casey, Principal of Tucker Creek Middle School, has been selected as the 2019-2020 Principal of the Year for Craven County Schools.  In her role as Principal of the Year, she will serve as the local advisor to the Board of Education and will represent Craven County Schools in …

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Bate Foundation

Harold H. Bate Foundation supports Craven County Schools and Partners In Education

Harold H. Bate was a philanthropist, investor, and retired lumber executive. Through his generosity, The Harold H. Bate Foundation has been funded by his estate. Partners In Education was honored to be selected as a grant recipient for $55,000 to be used for The Bate Foundation Individual School Grant Program and the Beginning …

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Melisa Thompson

Administrative Leaders Named for New School Year

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 …

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City of New Bern, NC

Local Agencies to Conduct Mock Crash Event at New Bern High School

The City of New Bern, Craven County Schools, and CarolinaEast Medical Center have partnered together in an important lesson for teen drivers – don’t drink and drive.  The agencies have spent months planning a mock drunk driving crash that will occur at New Bern High School. On Thursday, May 9th at 9:15am, emergency …

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Dr. Sam Houston Leadership Award Winner

Dr. Tosha Diggs has been selected as a 2019 Dr. Sam Houston Leadership Award Winner

For the Aspiring Superintendent Program Cohort III The North Carolina School Superintendents’ Association (NCSSA) and the North Carolina Alliance for School Leadership Development (NCASLD) has announced the selection of Dr. Tosha Diggs as a recipient of the Dr. Samuel Houston Leadership Award. This annual award is presented to a graduate of the North …

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Agricultural Day New Bern NC

Kristen McCoy receives donation from Smithfield Foods through Craven PIE

Smithfield Foods awarded Partners In Education a check for $1,500 on behalf of Kristen McCoy at James W. Smith Elementary to be used towards Agricultural Day.  This check will provide funding for 4th Grade students who rotate through agricultural specific stations throughout “Ag Day,” helping them to understand how the agricultural industry affects …

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Craven Smart Start

Kindergarten: Ready, Set, Go Information Sessions to Be Held

by Pinkie S. Moore Parents who have a child entering public school kindergarten in Craven County are invited to attend Kindergarten:  Ready, Set, Go, a free information session to help parents prepare for their child’s transition to kindergarten. Children must be five years of age on or before August 31, 2019, to be …

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Craven County Schools - Blue Ribbon Awards

Craven County Schools wins State Awards for Effective School Communications and Public Relations

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. …

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