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Bethel Kids’ Choice Book Award Winners Announced

Bethel Kids’ Choice Book Award Winners Announced

June 17, 2014 by  

Beginning in 2013-14 school year, students took the 40 Book Challenge. After reading a great number of books, students began to discuss which book was best. As a result, Bethel created the Bethel Kids’ Choice Book Awards to acknowledge the students’ love of reading and to value their opinions. Students had to describe what they loved most [...]

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School Board News – June 9, 2014

School Board News – June 9, 2014

June 10, 2014 by  

On Monday, June 9, 2014, the Haywood County School Board met during regular session at the Education Center in Clyde. For more information, please visit the School Board News.

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HCC Offers Free Summer Robotics Camp for High School Students

HCC Offers Free Summer Robotics Camp for High School Students

June 9, 2014 by  

HCC FREE Summer Robotics Camp for Rising Sophomores and Juniors (or rising Freshman) June 23 – 27 For students interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics www.haywood.edu Haywood Community College is hosting a free, week-long summer camp focusing on Robotics and Computer Integrated Machining from June 23-27.  The camps are intended for students who are [...]

Bethel Elementary Spring Book Exchange is a Huge Success

Bethel Elementary Spring Book Exchange is a Huge Success

June 9, 2014 by  

“It’s fun picking books that you can choose and that you like,” smiled Samantha Morgan, a second grade student at the Bethel Elementary School spring book exchange. “When I read I go on adventures.” Three years ago, Bethel’s staff had an epiphany straight out of Richard Allington’s research. Kids need to choose the books they want [...]

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Riverbend Elementary Brings History to Life

Riverbend Elementary Brings History to Life

June 9, 2014 by  

You should have been there!  On May 15, 2014, the gymnasium of Riverbend Elementary School was transformed into a museum by Mrs. Bigsby’s fourth grade students as part of a Big Six Research project.  Students researched the life of a famous North Carolinian, wrote a first-person narrative from that person’s point-of-view, and then “brought that [...]

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State Testing Window Causes Report Card Delays

State Testing Window Causes Report Card Delays

May 14, 2014 by  

According to new legislation from the NC General Assembly (G.S. §115C-174.12 and G.S. §1125C-174.11), all annual testing of student achievement adopted by the State Board of Education and all final exams for courses shall be administered within the final ten instructional days of the school year for year-long courses and within the final five instructional [...]

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Bethel Elementary is “Glowing” with Hope

Bethel Elementary is “Glowing” with Hope

May 14, 2014 by  

Every year as part of the fundraising campaign for Relay for Life, Bethel Elementary sells glow in the dark novelty items to the students.  This year as an extra bonus for the children, “Dining in the Dark” was introduced.  The students were able to purchase the glow in the dark items and wear them in [...]

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Be cautious about third-party solicitations for schools

Be cautious about third-party solicitations for schools

May 14, 2014 by  

From time to time people attempt to use emotional solicitations regarding children for personal prophet. The “pitch” usually goes something like this.  “I’d like to give you the opportunity to improve character in our schools by providing a donation to purchase some of these little books for children at school.” Or, “With your help we [...]

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School Board News – May 12, 2014

School Board News – May 12, 2014

May 14, 2014 by  

On Monday, May 12, 2014, the Haywood County School Board met during regular session at the Education Center in Clyde. For more information, please visit the School Board News.

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Central Haywood High School Campus Has Been Cleared Following Gas Leak

Central Haywood High School Campus Has Been Cleared Following Gas Leak

May 13, 2014 by  

Around noon on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 school officials were notified regarding a gas line break near Central Haywood High School in Clyde, North Carolina. The line was damaged in conjunction with a waterline repair.  Students and staff were evacuated to a gymnasium across the Pigeon River near the school. The evacuation only applied to [...]

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