Author: Mireille Leone

Mireille, Chief Photographer, enjoys watching The Office every day of her life and sassing her friends.

First CHS student Accepted into SDAP

This fall, Keiron Dyck, senior, will be one of only five students in the Scholars with Diverse Abilities Pro- gram (SDAP) at Appalachian State University, a two-year program for intellectually disabled students. “The program prepares students for a vocational career and for advanced life skills,” said Lorrie Marro, the CHS Transition Facilitator who helped Dyck […]

Dance Marathon 2018: dancing for the kids

For six hours every year, the CHCCS district holds a mini-marathon supported by Carolina For The Kids. This year, the marathon will be on February 17 at East Chapel Hill High School. The mission of these dance marathons is to “unite the university, community and state in fostering emotional and financial support that improves the […]

Heterogeneous classes for CHS

This fall, Carrboro High School introduced heterogeneous grouping—combining standard and honors courses—into ninth grade English and World History classes. The initiative, intended to help incoming students make informed decisions about their enrollment, may also help reduce the achievement gap. Within the first nine weeks of the school year, students are able to switch their enrollment […]

CHS faces changes to administration

Big changes are coming to the Carrboro High School (CHS) administration this year. Principal LaVerne Mattocks will become Executive Director of Secondary Schools and Students Services of Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools, and Assistant Principal James Hopkins will take a principal position at Lakewood Elementary School in Durham. “I will be able to support middle and […]

Jags take paths less traveled

In August, some CHS students will leave Carrboro for more unconventional programs, including United World Colleges (UWC) and Global Citizen. Bella Larsen, junior, is one of those students. Starting this fall, Larsen will join the United World Colleges in New Mexico for a program spanning two years. UWC consists of schools and colleges in 17 […]

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