Education: Bill Fletcher October Newsletter

Wake County, NC – Thoughts for September 2016 from Bill Fletcher, Member of the Wake County Board of Education. Read more

Area Schools Donate More than 14,000 Books

Cary, NC – One of the most important things we learn as children is how to read. But with limited access to books, not all kids get that opportunity. But the Goddard Schools in the Raleigh area, including Cary’s, worked to gather thousands of books to give to children without access. Read more

Children with Autism, ADHD Have New Athletic Outlet

Cary, NC – Sports are a common way for children to learn to interact and exercise but for kids with autism and ADHD, it can be difficult to find an accommodating team. That’s why Oak City Soccer started up in the Cary-Raleigh area to give these children a way to play. Read more

Green Hope’s Fall Festival Brings Teams and Club Together

Cary, NC – Green Hope High School is one of the top schools when it comes to athletics and arts but not all students get to interact with one another and learn about the others’ skills. With the school’s first annual Fall Festival, different student groups will show their hard work and see what one another can do. Read more

Transit and Education Top Issues at “State of Morrisville” Meeting

Morrisville, NC – As Morrisville and Wake County grow, new successes produce their own problems and the yearly “State of Morrisville” meeting addressed both sides of the town’s growth, focusing on how a booming population means a greater need for schools and public transportation.

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Local Sorority Chapter Holding Scholarship Fundraiser

Cary, NC – To raise money for scholarships for local students, the Western Wake chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is holding a fundraiser where people can auction on rare sports jerseys and see an exclusive fashion show by a Raleigh designer. Read more

Education: Bill Fletcher September Newsletter

Wake County, NC – Thoughts for September 2016 from Bill Fletcher, Member of the Wake County Board of Education.

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Calling All Photographers and Enthusiasts

Cary, NC – This September, I’ll be teaching Night Photography again at the Center for Documentary Studies. You are invited. Read more

Free Class Helps Local Teachers Identify Students’ Weak Spots

Cary, NC – Often, if a student is underperforming in a classroom, a teacher may only have a vague sense of what their issues are. But one local business is offering free classes to teachers to identify various cognitive skills and offer training for solutions. Read more

Importance of Railroad Safety Often Overlooked

Cary, NC – More than 85 North Carolina counties have active railroad lines running through them. Yet, a lack of widespread information about rail safety and the laws surrounding railroad tracks leads to accidents and even fatalities every year. Read more