"How Cool Is Your School?" Fifth Stop Revealed

The "How Cool Is Your School" tour continues on Friday on WITN News at Sunrise with a visit to Stateside Elementary in Jacksonville.

Heather King and Jim Howard are visiting different outstanding schools in Eastern Carolina. The tour has included Creswell High School, John Small Elementary in Washington, White Oak High School in Onslow County, and HB Sugg and Sam D. Bundy Elementary School in Farmville.

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Congratulations are in order for John Small Elementary School in Washington.

They were the site of WITN News at Sunrise Friday, the second stop of the Sunrise "How Cool Is Your School" tour.

Heather King and Jim Howard are making a total of four stops, showcasing four different outstanding schools in Eastern Carolina. The tour started at Creswell High School.

You can continue to nominate your school by leaving your comments. Be sure to tell us what school you go to when you tell us about it!

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WITN News at Sunrise made its first stop on our 2012 "Cool School" tour.

Heather King and Jim Howard broadcast live on Friday, February 3 from Creswell High School in Washington County.

The outstanding pride of Creswell High School impressed the selection panel at WITN.

Nearly the entire student body was at the school Friday morning, many of them wearing custom-made t-shirts that had "WITN, Cool School" on the back.

Tune in Monday morning on WITN News at Sunrise as we announce the next stop on our "Cool School" tour!

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WITN News at Sunrise is preparing to hit the road this Friday, February 3 to highlight an outstanding school in Eastern Carolina. Their travels will take them to Creswell High School in Washington County.

The outstanding pride of Creswell High School impressed the selection panel at WITN. So many comments on the story came from people at CHS. We're excited to showcase some of the best and brightest aspects of the school.

Tune in Friday from 5 a.m. - 7 a.m. to see Heather and Jim broadcast live from Creswell High School.

Creswell is just our first stop on the "Cool School" tour. You can continue to nominate your "cool school" by commenting on the story below. Be sure to tell us what school you go to when you tell us about it!

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A popular segment is coming back to WITN News at Sunrise: How Cool Is Your School?

Coming soon, Heather King and Meteorologist Jim Howard will be broadcasting live from area schools to highlight the great things about their students, staff and activities. The series has been a favorite of Heather and Jim's, and we're excited to embark on it once again.

Where Heather and Jim go is up to you. Tell us why they should broadcast live from your school. You can post comments on this story or come up with something creative. We look forward to you telling us how cool your school is!

Please include the name of your school and your location when you tell us about your school.

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  • by Julie Location: Bearfield Primary School on Mar 3, 2012 at 08:15 PM
    Come to Ahoskie, North Carolina to see "Our Little City" Bearfield Primary School. What a wonderful school with 900 children and a dedicated staff of 135. It has been such a pleasure to be the leader of this wonderful school where children truly come first. Step inside and feel the Bear pride as we teach, learn and love.
  • by Mitchell Location: Pitt County on Mar 2, 2012 at 08:53 AM
    When I tuned into WITN, an WITN interview was in progress with a young student. I was so impressed with the student's composure, articulation and delivery. As the program continued, I learned it was "How cool is your school" at Stateside Elementary. These children are outstanding role models. It was so neat to see these attributes in elementary students and the obvious achievements of that school, its staff, parents and children!
  • by Mary Location: Pamlico High School on Feb 27, 2012 at 12:06 PM
    Pamlico County High School is the best High School in Eastern North Carolina. We have one of the lowest drop out rates, the highest graduation rates and above average students. We also have one of the lowest suspension rates in the state. Can we say "top of the class" in every way?? The teachers are loving and nurturing, as well as supportive. We think that we are already one of the "coolest schools" around! I love watching "How Cool is Your School" and think that Pamlico County High School should definitely be your next stop! Just this year the entire student body was given laptops to take home to do school work on. We use them in the classroom to integrate technology into EVERY class. Definitely a 21st century institution. We are developing the future of tomorrow to be successful and knowledgeable! Come to our school! We're the Best!!
  • by Anonymous on Feb 27, 2012 at 09:56 AM
    Falkland Elementary School in Falkland, NC is one of the best elementary schools in the state. You guys need to visit this school and see some of the greatest teachers and students in the state.
  • by White Oak Elementary in Cape Carteret Location: Cape Carteret on Feb 24, 2012 at 08:16 AM
    Please visit White Oak Elementary School in Cape Carteret. Their school and staff are very dedicated in supporting their students to meeting and exceeding the state's curriculum. So stop by and check out how COOL the WOES wildcats students and staff are in Cape Carteret.
  • by Sandy Location: Bearfield Primary on Feb 21, 2012 at 04:58 AM
    We have an amazing staff and student body. We are a Pre-K through third grade school with close to a thousand students. Our administrators and teachers take the time to know each and every person that enters the classroom and school. We offer programs for students BEFORE and after school. PLEASE come see how COOL we are in Ahoskie. Thanks.
  • by Bundy Teacher Location: HB Sugg/Sam D. Bundy on Feb 20, 2012 at 12:29 PM
    Yay! My class is thrilled to have you visit Sugg/Bundy and see what a truly cool school this is!The Farmville Community is a great community and our students are bright and talented! Thank you for choosing Sugg/Bundy!
  • by Sugg/Bundy AP Location: HB Sugg/Sam D. Bundy on Feb 20, 2012 at 06:21 AM
    We at Sugg/Bundy Elementary school are so excited to be selected to show how "cool" we are here in the Farmville community. We look forward to your visit Friday so we can share some fo the things that make us so unique and special. We have a dedicated staff and some hardworking students and families that cannot wait to see you!
  • by Gretchen Zoch Location: Bearfield Primary School on Feb 20, 2012 at 03:19 AM
    Bearfield Primary School has often been described as a city within a city because of our large population. We are a PreK-3 primary school with about 1000 students!!! It would seem that that this is such a large number that we wouldn't know each other but that is on the contrary. Our principal,Julie Shields, knows each and every student by name and family. She knows each and every teacher, teacher assistant, custodian, cafeteria worker, bus driver, office worker,etc. We are a big, happy family at Bearfield Primary. If you want to see for yourself, please come out to Ahoskie to see the city within the city. We'd love to have you!!!
  • by Kai Location: WCU, Roper, NC on Feb 17, 2012 at 08:53 AM
    My school has good sportsmanship. We have great teachers. We have plenty of activities. We have good behavior. We have alot of parties and things in that nature. We have a whole lot of fundraisers. We have raised money for cancer , breast cancer , American heart association, etc. We do alot of projects and experiments and we have great food here. Our teachers are hard working with us. They help us however we need it. They don't put us down. They always tell us to to keep trying and never give up even when we feel like giving up. They tell us to keep our head up and keep trying. I was doing real bad on my tests but now i am doing well. I used too do really bad in math but now i worked my way up to a 3! I think you should come to our school because we have alot of good things here. We dress up on some days. They let us participate in alot of stuff. We have good grades here. We have sock hops where we go in the gym, take off our shoes, and we dance. We have things outside in the summer where we go outside and the girls play football and the boys are cheerleaders. We have computers. We have alot of fun here. We have a cool principal that participates in things with us not like other principals that sit around and do nothing. He actually participate in things with us such as when we have basketball games during school when we have the teachers play basketball against the students. Sometimes they win and sometimes we win but at the end of the day everything we go through at our school makes us much closer. At WCU, we are all a family. It doesn't matter what race u are or gender. We all love each other and come together as one.

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