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Education: Bill Fletcher June Newsletter

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Current talk in the Senate will limit the total spending increase to 2.5% with no raises identified for support staff and established teachers. Where will it end?…

Cary Man Completes Boatbuilding Program

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Rob Sherman, a Cary resident, just graduated from the Boatbuilding & Restoration program at the IYRS School of Technology & Trades in Newport, Rhode Island.…

Vote Now to Keep Cary Kids Safe

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A dangerous staircase at Northwoods Elementary could turn into an accessible ramp for students, teachers and parents--but you need to vote to help make it happen!…

Green Hope Named Exemplary School

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On May 7, 2015, Green Hope High School received the Exemplary School Award.…

Education: Bill Fletcher May Newsletter

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Can we afford to dismiss our responsibility to pay competitive salaries to teachers and staff just because the legislature chooses not to? This is a conversation that all Wake citizens should weigh in on. How would you answer the question?…

Rock & Roll Summer Camps for Kids

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Tom is a school music teacher for nine months out of the year, but, each summer, he hosts a series of exciting rock and roll camps for young kids of all musical abilities. …

School Growth & Graduation Rates in Wake Co.

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Wake County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Jim Merrill addressed Cary Chamber members at their recent Eye Opener Breakfast at Prestonwood Country Club. The hot topics? Growth and graduation rates.…

Four Cary Schools Win AHA Health Awards

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On Thursday, April 16, 2015, at the AHA Healthy Awards Ceremony, four Cary schools were recognized for going above and beyond to support healthy environments and behaviors for their students and staff.…

Page-Walker Offers $750 to High School Seniors

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High school seniors in Cary can apply now through May 15, 2015 to receive a $750 educational scholarship from the Page-Walker Arts & History Center.…

Education: Bill Fletcher April Newsletter

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Wake County provides transportation every day to more than 80,000 students. Current costs average at $800 per student on a yellow bus – or $2.22 per trip per student to and from school.…

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