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Adjustment to school dress code debated, then made

The Franklin City School Board voted 5-1 during its July 15 meeting to accept the superintendent’s recommendation to add jeans without distressed tears, holes and/or ... Read more

4 days ago by Titus Mohler.

Reappointment of Franklin school board members

Three members of the Franklin City School Board were reappointed to serve new three-year terms beginning July 1.  A Franklin City Public Schools news release ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Vick graduates from auction school

Raina Vick, of Ivor, has just returned from Dallas, Texas, where she graduated from America’s Auction Academy on June 11. Pictured above, she receives her ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Telework not prohibited but not promoted

The Franklin City School Board voted 6-0 not to approve a telework policy for Franklin City Public Schools employees, with the understanding that this action ... Read more

6 days ago by Titus Mohler.

Summer enrollment more than doubles from 2019

Southampton County Public Schools are seeing significantly increased participation in summer school this year compared to 2019 after the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic led ... Read more

1 week ago by Titus Mohler.

Chowan to not increase tuition for 2021-22

Chowan University announced in a July 8 press release that it is continuing to support students from the uncertainties they face in the wake of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

FCPS superintendent taking leave of absence

Dr. Tamara Sterling, superintendent of Franklin City Public Schools, has been granted a personal leave of absence effective Friday, July 16, until Tuesday, Aug. 30.  ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

School board reviews policies addressing trans students

The Southampton County School Board briefly reviewed existing and updated policies that address transgender students during the board’s meeting July 12 while also addressing some ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Petition circulated to change school board selection method

Concerns over the Southampton County School Board’s lack of compliance with public input led George Collins, of Newsoms, to create a petition to change the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Titus Mohler.

Capron Elementary hosts fifth-grade celebration

Capron Elementary School celebrated its fifth-grade class on June 16. The class entered the auditorium filled with parents, friends, teachers and staff as fifth-grade student, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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