craven partners in education

Vanceboro Farm Life Elementary

Vanceboro Farm Life Elementary – Fall Cycle International Paper Math & Science Grant

Melanie Ross and Maggie Rogers, with Vanceboro Farm Life Elementary, were awarded a Fall Cycle International Paper Math & Science Grant of $250 to support science standards in the classroom. The grant, administered by Partners In Education, is titled, “The Force is Strong… in Magnets.” Ms. Ross and Ms. Rogers explained in their …

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Pancakes for PIE

Flip Out Over Pancakes for PIE

Looking for the perfect way to have a delicious pancake breakfast before visiting Santa in Bear Plaza, taking in some shopping, and enjoying the many activities happening during the holiday season in beautiful, historic downtown New Bern? New Bern, North Carolina’s Colonial Capital, literally transforms into a wonderland the entire Christmas season. Streetlights …

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Twin Rivers Artists Association Grant

Twin Rivers Artists Association Grant

Partners In Education was recently awarded $2,000 from Twin Rivers Artists Association (TRAA) 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. Pictured (left to right) are Patricia Eglinton with Twin Rivers Artists Association and …

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Leader in Me Program

Bosch Community Fund Awards Grant to Craven County Schools

The Bosch Community Fund awarded a $9,950 grant to Craven County Schools to support the “Leader in Me – Leading the Way” program at Vanceboro Farm Life Elementary School. Dan Palimetakis, principal at Vanceboro Farm Life Elementary School (VFL), explains, “The “Leader in Me” is a philosophy in academic learning which provides a …

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Stuff the Cruiser

Stuff the Cruiser

  Join the Craven County Sheriff’s office for their third annual “Stuff the Cruiser” fundraising event to support local students. A cruiser will be parked in front of Staples, next to a Craven County School bus, on August 15, 2020, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. to accept donations. Please bring school supplies …

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New Bern NC

Catching up on Good News in New Bern

After a two-week hiatus, our inbox was full of positive change and good news happening around town! Highlights include: Craven PIE’s Stuff the Bus Event, Craven Smart Start’s Winner of WITN’s Eastern NC Cares, Backpack Blessing Donation, and CarolinaEast Foundation presents Nursing Scholarships through the Joseph Hageman Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund.   Craven …

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PIE Spring Luncheon 2020

Virtual PIE Spring Luncheon – Friday, June 5, 2020

Do you have lunch plans this Friday, June 5th?  We want to encourage watch parties (with safe social distancing in mind), or if you can’t get out, in your home or office, of our #VirtualPIELuncheon! Post pictures (on June 5th, between noon – midnight) watching the event on social media with the hashtag #VirtualPIELuncheon …

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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 …

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Meredith Pait, Robin Hall, and Wendy Tidwell

Spring Cycle PIE Grant for “Keep Calm to Keep Working On”

Robin Hall, Meredith Pait, and Wendy Tidwell with Bridgeton Elementary won a Spring Cycle PIE Grant for “Keep Calm to Keep Working On” for $1,447.26. Students with exceptional needs require calming input, more movement, alternative techniques and tools to meet their learning styles and sensory processing needs. By creating a sensory environment in …

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