All school districts in North Carolina have returned to at least some in-person learning, but if you’re preparing your kids to make the transition from remote to in-person learning, mental health professionals say you should start now.
Sebrana Daniels’ son DeLeon was sent an invitation to a chatroom used by his teacher to communicate with students learning remotely. Inside, dozens of people sending phone numbers, addresses and explicit photos.
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.
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.
Onslow County is offering its first Saturday back-to-school immunization clinic. The clinic is held normally Monday through Friday, and typically has an additional event in schools in September, but because of the pandemic, the health department opened two Saturday clinics.