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East Chapel Hill moves into top 10 in boys lacrosse rankings  HighSchoolOT

East Chapel Hill's resounding win over Laney and Durham Academy's "upset" of Ravenscroft caused the most shifting in this week's boys ...

Installation of solar panels begins at East Chapel Hill High  The Daily Tar Heel

Once the project is complete, ECHHS will have 16 solar panels, which will generate roughly the same amount of energy needed by the average household ...

Meet CHCCS's three newest principals  The Daily Tar Heel

The district is excited to have a *fresh* perspective and renewed energy.

Chapel Hill students 'bummed' that low participation keeps Tigers sidelined  HighSchoolOT

Chapel Hill High School will not field a varsity football team this fall due to a lack of participation, according to a release from Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools.

Chapel Hill area high schools attain high N.C. rankings despite achievement gaps  The Daily Tar Heel

All three high schools in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools (CHCCS) district were ranked as the top traditional high schools in North Carolina, according to a ...

East Chapel Hill HS returns to gridiron

While other area schools had to cancel their football season this year, the Wildcats' varsity team returned to action after a hiatus due to low participation.

Chapel Hill students raise money to send WWII vets back to Normandy for D-Day anniversary

This year marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day and a very special group of high school students are trying to make sure veterans who walked the beaches of ...

Students from East Chapel Hill High School participate in nationwide walkout  News & Observer

Students from East Chapel Hill High School march down N. Lakeshore Dr. in Chapel Hill as they participate in National Walkout Day on the 19th anniversary of ...

Chapel Hill students raise money to send veterans back to Normandy for D-Day 75th anniversary  WTVD-TV

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (WTVD) -- With Veterans Day this weekend, students are raising money to send two area Vets back to Normandy, France for the 75th ...

Possible case of chickenpox reported at East Chapel Hill High School  WTVD-TV

School officials are warning parents about a possible case of chickenpox that was reported at a Chapel Hill high school.

Chapel Hill HS latest in string of area schools to cancel football in recent years

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (WNCN) - Chapel Hill High School is just the latest area school to see its varsity football season end before the first Friday night kickoff even ...

Dual Enrollment Programs at Durham Tech Putting Students on the Fast Track

Posted by Victor Lewis | Feb 6, 2019 | Durham Tech Is Doing Great Things, Town Square | 0 · Dual Enrollment Programs at Durham Tech Putting Students on the ...

Chapel Hill high school students are organizing a walkout to protest gun violence  The Daily Tar Heel

Members of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools community met Sunday to organize a walkout protesting gun violence on March 14 at 9:55 a.m. The walkout ...

Football: Orange vs East Chapel Hill (Sep. 21, 2018)  HighSchoolOT

Orange dominated both sides of the ball to take down and defeat East Chapel Hill 52-0 on Friday night.

East Chapel Hill High students receive grant to install solar panels  The Daily Tar Heel

Megan Doherty may only be a senior in high school, but she is already advocating for renewable energy.

'The sport is literally dying': Local high schools grapple with football's decline  The Daily Tar Heel

The brand of football Denise Page grew up watching in her hometown isn't there anymore. “Football used to be the fun time Friday night,” said Page, a 2001 ...

East Chapel Hill High School employee fired after sexual assault allegation

An East Chapel Hill High School employee "is no longer with the school" after being accused of sexually assaulting a student, school officials said.

Student Walkouts Range From Somber Tributes To Angry Rallies  WUNC

Students at East Chapel Hill High walk out of their class on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 as part of a nationwide call for tighter gun control measures.

East Chapel Hill High student headed for Carnegie Hall  The Daily Tar Heel

Cecilia Lee is a flautist and student at East Chapel Hill High School. She will perform in Carnegie Hall in February with other students. Robert Gourley ...

Orange County Schools Celebrate Graduation This Weekend

Orange County Schools will celebrate graduation this weekend, with hundreds of seniors expected to walk across stage and receive diplomas.

Chapel Hill students who walk out for gun control Friday will face consequences  The News & Observer

Chapel Hill high school students will join thousands of others across the U.S. on Friday, April, 20 in walking out of school in a show of support for stricter gun ...

Orange County Schools struggle to cap class size for NC legislation  The Daily Tar Heel

Students at East Chapel Hill High School spend time outside after school is let out. Both Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools and Orange County Schools are ...

Habitat-Carol Woods plan for affordable, senior housing in Chapel Hill raises concerns  The News & Observer

A Habitat-Carol Woods partnership could help more teachers, police officers, nurses and others live in the town they work in, but concerns are being raised ...

Chapel Hill wants $10 million for affordable housing. Here’s where the money could go.  The Herald-Sun

Chapel Hill is asking voters to approve a $10 million affordable housing bond in November to help build more apartments and homes for low-income, veteran, ...

East Chapel Hill coming to Northwood to kick off Big Eight boys basketball conference tournament  Chatham Journal Weekly

Pittsboro, NC – Number 6 seed East Chapel Hill High School is coming to Pittsboro to play #3 seed Northwood Chargers on Monday evening at 6 pm. Below are ...

Students Call for Action During Walkout

Posted by Blake Hodge | Mar 15, 2018 | Pre-K - 12 Education | 0 · Students Call for Action During Walkout. Wednesday was an emotional day for students in ...

East Chapel Hill High security guard charged with sex act involving student

An East Chapel Hill High School security guard was arrested Wednesday and charged with one felony count of a sex act with a student.

Carol Woods, Habitat for Humanit Propose Chapel Hill Development

Carol Woods retirement community and Orange County Habitat for Humanity are bringing a proposal before Chapel Hill elected officials.

North Carolina Students Send WWII Vets To Normandy  WITN

North Carolina students raise funds to send World War II veterans to upcoming D-Day anniversary ceremonies in Normandy, France.

Former East Chapel Hill High security guard appears in court on student sex charge

A former East Chapel Hill High School security guard accused of sex crimes involving a student made his first court appearance Thursday.

Mother says special-needs daughter sexually assaulted at East Chapel Hill High

A Chapel Hill woman said Friday that she wants two East Chapel Hill High School students prosecuted, alleging that they forced her 15-year-old daughter, ...

What are Chapel Hill schools doing to combat achievement gaps?  The Daily Tar Heel

Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools has the second largest achievement gap between black and white students in the United States, according to a Stanford ...

East Chapel Hill High School Student Dies in Plane Crash

A senior at East Chapel Hill High School has died in a plane crash in Wyoming, according to school officials.

How Are Lockdown Drills Affecting American Kids?  WUNC

Lockdown drills have become increasingly common in schools across the United States. Though drills differ from school to school, they usually require.

Heres How Many Students NC Schools Place At Elite Universities  Charlotte, NC Patch

How NC Schools Rank In Elite University Placement - Charlotte, NC - A new website ranks high schools based on how many students they send to Harvard, ...

Looking for a new pet? Cat Tales Cat Cafe is set to open on Franklin Street this fall  The Daily Tar Heel

The Triangle's first cat coffee shop is coming to Chapel Hill. Cat Tales Cat Cafe, coming to Franklin Street this fall, aims to make the adoption process easier and ...

'F*** Gays' Spray Painted on East Chapel Hill High School Targeting Queer-Straight Alliance

Profanity and homophobic slurs were spray painted on East Chapel Hill High School targeting the school's Queer-Straight Alliance Club.

Local legend Snooty Foxx doesn't need a gym. He works out in his front yard.  The Daily Tar Heel

Devon Riggsbee stood in his Chapel Hill yard, towering over his surrounding weights and workout equipment, and smiled as a passing driver honked and yelled ...

East Chapel Hill High Graduates Celebrate Achievements, Community Service

Proud family members spent the morning at the Dean Smith Center to cheer on 328 graduates of East Chapel Hill High School on Saturday.

Chapel Hill-Carrboro schools drafts plan to improve diversity and achievement gap  The Daily Tar Heel

When Eleanor Murray walked into her standard level math class during her freshman year at East Chapel Hill High School, she felt part of a diverse classroom ...

High school football participation down in North Carolina & across the country  HighSchoolOT

High school football participation is down nationally and in North Carolina, according to a report released Friday by the National Federation of State High School ...

4 students treated after apparent overdoses at East Chapel Hill High School  WTVD-TV

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (WTVD) -- The Chapel Hill Police Department says four students were taken to the hospital Monday after apparently overdosing.

Chapel Hill Area Summer Camps Guide

Chapel Hill and Durham Summer Camps Guide featuring summer camps in the local area for all ages: including sports, arts, science, education and music ...

Chapel Hill High School gets the keys to its own fire truck. Here’s why.  The Herald-Sun

High school students in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools district will use a fire truck donated by the Chapel Hill Fire Department to train for careers in ...

Students report greater anxiety. Here's how Chapel Hill schools are responding.  The News & Observer

Anxiety is a part of life, but what happens when being anxious keeps you from functioning? The Chapel Hill High School PTSA wants to raise more awareness ...

Voters approved 2 school projects. Here’s why they’re only getting one.  The Herald-Sun

Because of high construction costs, the $73 million bond issue that voters approved in 2016 to remake the Lincoln Center Campus and Chapel Hill High School ...

East Chapel Hill student to play Carnegie Hall  News & Observer

Cecilia (Chae Hyun) Lee, a student at East Chapel Hill High School, has been selected to play flute for the 2017 High School Honors Performance Series at ...

Local Students Receive Training in Gun Violence Prevention from Sandy Hook Promise

Students from local high schools partnered with Sandy Hook Promise to receive training on how to prevent gun violence before it occurs.

9th grader at East Chapel Hill High School dies of bacterial infection

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (WTVD) -- Parents were notified about the death of a male 9th grade student at East Chapel Hill High School Wednesday afternoon.

Grading scale doesn't add up for North Carolina public schools' performance  The Daily Tar Heel

East Chapel Hill High School biology teacher Kelly Allen (center) works with students Emily Juel (left) and Claudia Masia on a lab activity on Wednesday ...

These Are The Top 100 Schools In NC for 2018: New Report

Top 100 Schools In NC for 2018: New List - Charlotte, NC - Niche has compiled what it says are the top 100 schools in North Carolina, which includes both ...

East Chapel Hill junior creates app to help students score jobs  The Daily Tar Heel

Most high school students work fast-food or retail jobs, but East Chapel Hill High School junior Max Alway-Townsend has different plans.

East Chapel Hill High student Jay Pande named presidential scholar  News & Observer

An East Chapel Hill High School student has been named a U.S. Presidential Scholar, one of just 160 students so honored across the country. Jay Pande, 17 ...

Mitchell wrestler part of history  Spruce Pine Mitchell News

WINSTON-SALEM – Mitchell High School sophomore Angel West was part of history Saturday, Feb. 2, when she represented the Mountaineers in the first North ...

East meets ‘Beast’ in spring musical  News & Observer

East Chapel Hill High School Drama Department presents Disney's “Beauty and the Beast” on Thursday through Saturday, March 3-5. The musical version of the ...

Trumbower chosen as A.D. at East Chapel Hill  News & Observer

Former Chapel Hill baseball coach Randy Trumbower replaces Ray Hartsfield as athletics director at East Chapel Hill.

Study: These are the top 10 high schools in North Carolina recently released a report ranking the "Top 10" high schools in North Carolina. The study looked at 582 high schools in 159 school districts across ...

See which Triangle high schools were ranked the best in the US in 2018  The Herald-Sun

Five Triangle schools made U.S. News & World Report's list of the 500 best public high schools in America, with Raleigh Charter High School again topping the ...

Chapel Hill High senior organizes fundraiser baseball game versus cancer  The Daily Tar Heel

Chapel Hill High School baseball players (from left) Jackson Pettee, Garrett Liebe, and Tyler Hansen planned a fundraiser to raise money for VS Cancer.

Planning for tragedy: NC officials want to tackle school shootings before they happen

While lawmakers met downtown Monday to discuss school safety, a committee of the Governors Crime Commission met about 5 miles away on the same issue.

Confederate flag photo upsets Chapel Hill students  WTVD-TV

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (WTVD) -- Concerned parents told ABC11 Monday that a photo posted to the social media site Instagram has upset many students.

Sanni McCandless Wiki: 5 Facts about Alex Honnold’s Girlfriend  Earn The Necklace

Rock climber Alex Honnold had his girlfriend's unwavering support when he free solo climbed El Capitan. Our Sanni McCandless wiki has everything on Alex ...

This is why kids are wearing orange during the National Walk Out  CNN

It's more than just a simple choice in clothing; it's meant to send a powerful message.

Ray Hartsfield: Hometown Hero

Ray Hartsfield is Thursday's Hometown Hero.Ray is a veteran teacher, coach and athletic director at East Chapel Hill High School.

The Morehead-Cain Foundation announces its Class of 2022 - UNC News  UNC News

(Chapel Hill, N.C.— April 27, 2018) – The Morehead-Cain Foundation, home of the first merit scholarship program in the United States, founded at the first public ...

Former Chapel Hill High teacher prepares for move  The Daily Tar Heel

Bert Wartski spent Tuesday unpacking 19 years of teaching materials as he moved out of Chapel Hill High School and into his new classroom at East Chapel ...

Former teacher teams up with ECHHS student on book  News & Observer

The pressure on students to take more tests from a young age doesn't have to saddle them with high anxiety, a local author and her teen illustrator say.

Sean Charles Connelly  News & Observer

Sean Charles Connelly, age 26, sailor, rigger, friend, passed away in a tragic accident on Tuesday April 11, 2017. We mourn the loss of a wonderful man.

Debate continues over controversial Instagram photo

Chapel Hill, N.C. — The heated debate over a picture taken by a student at East Chapel Hill High School continued Thursday evening at the Chapel ...

SRO Rex Gibson has been enforcer, mentor, friend  News & Observer

Retirement is something East Chapel Hill High School Resource Officer Rex Gibson never knew he would necessarily live to see.

Zach Haines Appointed As Panthers Head Men's Soccer Coach  HPU Panthers

Zach Haines becomes fourth Head Men's Soccer Coach in Panthers' Division I history.

Briefly: varsity teams plan summer workouts and camps  News & Observer

Chapel Hill, East and Orange County schools will host various sports camps and workouts over much of the summer break.

High school arts teachers worry APs, college preparation hurts arts enrollment  The Daily Tar Heel

Hope Love's students, current and former, never leave her mind. At night, the thoughts come to her: “Where are they now? What are they doing? Are they OK?

‘Angst’: Giving teens hope, and help for anxiety  The News & Observer

Angst: A Youth Mental Health Summit at Christ United Methodist Church of Chapel Hill helped teens break down stigma around mental illness and find help for ...

CHCCS High Schools Graduation Preview

Posted by Staff | Jun 13, 2014 | Pre-K - 12 Education | 0 · CHCCS High Schools Graduation Preview. All three of Chapel Hill-Carrboro City's high schools, East ...

East Chapel Hill’s Sarah Towne earned 16 varsity letters, 5.0 GPA  News & Observer

Sarah Towne has no room left for monograms on her letter sweater. When she graduates from East Chapel Hill High School soon, it won't be the size of her ...

Cedar Ridge won't field varsity football team this fall  HighSchoolOT

Cedar Ridge High School will not field a varsity football team during the 2018 season due to low participation numbers, according to Bob Hill, the district's ...

Daybook: April 23-29  News & Observer

The Triangle VegFest Celebration is noon to 5 p.m. at Southern Village, Hwy. 15-501 S., Chapel Hill. Chapel Hill. The event will feature Earth Day activities, live ...

Camp season is in full swing in Chapel Hill-Carrboro  News & Observer

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA continues to host its day camp at Clearwater Lake. The camp is for kids rising this summer to grades 1-8. Two-week camp ...

Some NC families struggle to fill the table, food insecurity persists  The Daily Tar Heel

For the first time since it opened its doors in 2008, TABLE is out of room for some local children seeking food aid.

The Chapel Hill Bouncing Bulldogs host 28th annual jump rope workshop  The Daily Tar Heel

Competitive jump rope teams often get the same blank stare when trying to explain the sport they love. But when people see the sport in action for the first time, ...

Coaches hop-scotch around Triangle  News & Observer

Among the many personal sayings of Satchell Paige, the seemingly ageless pitcher, a favorite was : “The social ramble ain't restful.” He might as well have been ...

East Chapel Hill boys and girls basketball teams sweep Orange  News & Observer

Already two games behind everyone else at the start of high school basketball season, the last thing Orange wanted to do Tuesday at East Chapel Hill was start ...

Teachers, Students Organize For 'Day Without A Woman'  WUNC

If this was a typical Wednesday afternoon, Leah Steiner would be in her AP Art History class at East Chapel Hill High School. But after a friend told her.

High School Kidnapper Draws 5 Years' Probation

An East Chapel Hill High School student pleaded guilty to holding a teacher and another student hostage last year.

Karen refugee beats hurdles at every step to UNC nursing degree  News & Observer

East Chapel Hill High graduate Celia Paung wants to spend a lifetime honoring the grandparents who raised her and her sister in their war-ravaged village in ...

Panel discusses refugee students in CHCCS  The Daily Tar Heel

As Burmese refugees continue to flow into Orange County, Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools officials are working to better serve immigrant students. School ...

Power shifts on the local tennis scene  News & Observer

Local high school tennis is undergoing a paradigm shift unmatched by anything short of the year Carrboro first put a varsity team on the courts. The story line for ...

Former Enloe High principal Lloyd Gardner named Wake County schools' chief of staff  The News & Observer

Lloyd Gardner has been promoted to chief of staff of the Wake County school system. Gardner will be paid $167500 for a job that includes coordinating the ...

Local athletes make commitments during early signing period  News & Observer

Local schools honor student-athletes on national signing day.

North Carolina posts individual district and school SAT results  News & Observer

After a delay, 2016 SAT results for individual North Carolina school districts and high schools are now available. But the state Department of Public Instruction ...

Washington Post ranks Raleigh Charter top NC high school  News & Observer

Raleigh Charter High School was the top-ranked North Carolina school in the Washington Post's 2016 list of “America's Most Challenging High Schools.

Culbreth Middle School Principal Named CHCCS Principal of the Year

Posted by Blake Hodge | Oct 12, 2016 | Pre-K - 12 Education | 0 · Culbreth Middle School Principal Named CHCCS Principal of the Year. Culbreth Middle ...

Washington Post names Triangle’s most challenging high schools  News & Observer

Thirty-two Triangle schools made The Washington Post's 2017 list of “America's Most Challenging High Schools” with Raleigh Charter at the top of the list.

Who is running for county, school board seats, legislative races in Orange County  The Herald-Sun

The Orange County races heated up as filing ended Feb. 28, with eight people vying for four school board seats and multiple candidates giving voters a choice ...

The great Sam Perkins is giving back in Chapel Hill  WTVD-TV

CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina (WTVD) -- Every final week in June, former UNC star and NBA great Sam Perkins spends his time in Chapel Hill teaching kids the ...

Concerts: Rock, pop, rap, classical music in Raleigh, Durham, Cary, Chapel Hill  The News & Observer

A Spring 2018 calendar for concerts and live music in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Carrboro, and the Triangle.

Chapel Hill fifth-grader wins essay contest  News & Observer

Ayla Richards, who attends Glenwood Elementary School in Chapel Hill, was this year's winner of the national 2017 5th Grade Essay Contest sponsored by ...

Mother of Orange County teen who attempted suicide speaks out  WTVD-TV

A Triangle mother has a warning for other parents after she says her daughter attempted suicide after relentless bullying at school.

National Merit Achievement Scholars announced  News & Observer

National Merit Scholarship Corp. announced the first two groups of winners in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Winners of the ...

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