The Craven County School district welcomed back students to their buildings for the first time since mid-March, but a lot of things have changed for those students who are now attending at least partial face to face instruction with their teachers. That also includes the procedure for getting on and off the school bus.
The start of a new week is bringing the start of a new learning plan for students in Craven County. Monday marked the start of the second nine weeks of school and the transition into Plan B learning, which means students will return to the classroom for partial face to face instruction.
For the first time in months, students at the two Early College High Schools in Craven County went back to school for face to face instruction. The change comes as these schools start their second nine weeks of learning, the Board of Education voted to move to Plan B after starting the school year under Plan C which was fully virtual.
Schools in the east are getting closer to the start of the second nine weeks of learning and for many, that means switching up how instruction is being done, all while dealing with positive COVID-19 cases among staff.
The Lenoir County School System says about 60 percent of students plan to return to the classroom Monday when the district begins its hybrid learning option. About 40 percent plan to continue with fully remote learning.
The Onslow County Board of Education is expected to vote in a special meeting called Monday on a plan to send elementary school students back to fully in-person learning as early as October. School Board Chair Pam Thomas told WITN News she expects that vote to pass.
We’re now entering into the fourth week of virtual learning for many students in Eastern Carolina, and online learning has been hard for many families especially for those parents that have to go to work. One church is now stepping up to help fill that gap for families and is providing a learning space for kids.
There are dozens of courses that fall under the umbrella of Career and Technical Education courses with the Craven County School System, and while they cover a wide range of careers and topics they are all very hands on classes.
Children Eating Healthy on Weekends, or C.H.E.W., of Onslow County is kicking off the new school year . The program, overseen by United Way of Onslow County, provides meals to students while they’re not in school.
More than 15,000 school supplies and about $2,700 were donated to United Way of Onslow County during its annual Stuff the Bus campaign last weekend. This week, they were distributed to the students who need them.
Onslow County teachers are putting pressure on the school board to move back to fully-remote learning. Chairwoman Pam Thomas says they don't have a specific scenario that would happen for them to consider it.
The new school year is almost here, and the idea of setting up a classroom and curriculum can be overwhelming for a first time teacher who is also dealing with challenges from COVID-19, that’s where the Beginning Teachers’ Cottage comes in to play.
The start of the fall semester is just a few days away for students at Craven Community College. But before the first day of school, the college is reminding area high school students of a program that allows them to take college courses for free.