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Here are some success stories from our programs.
Garry Sronce and his mentee, Shymein move around a lot! Just check out the ol’ log book. 47 miles hiking and an impressive 83 miles biking various trails. That’s 130 miles in 4 years. 83 miles is tough on one’s bike. Recently Garry and Shyein visited The ReCYCLEry NC in Carrboro. Dave, a ReCYCLEry volunteer, … Continue Reading
CISCC would like to congratulate Armani Baldwin, 2018 graduate of Northwood High School, for being recognized on the Dean’s List at Chowan University, Murfreesboro, NC (Spring 2019). Students who receive this honor have successfully achieved a grade point average between 3.25 and 3.79 for the semester. We celebrate Armani for his academic success and award … Continue Reading
Meet Ramon Vicente, an eighth-grader at Chatham Middle School (CMS). Ramon is an active student and community member. Through his involvement with various Communities In Schools programs and his local church, the people who know him best have noticed a drastic improvement in his academics and behaviors. Ramon has always demonstrated respect, curiosity, and an … Continue Reading
\ Check out Chatham Middle School students on WRAL TV! These students participated in CIS CC’s Cooking Matters program, a collaboration with the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle.
The mission of Chatham County Schools (CCS) is “to graduate globally competitive and confident students by providing a rigorous and relevant curriculum in a supportive, safe and nurturing learning environment.” This is a lofty mission, and it’s difficult to achieve when many students face serious challenges both inside and outside of the classroom. That is … Continue Reading
In November 2016, with increased support from Chatham County Schools, Communities In Schools Chatham County (CISCC) expanded its services to Virginia Cross Elementary (VCE) in Siler City to reach the younger siblings of Chatham Middle School (CMS) students and their classmates. Jazmin Mendoza Sosa is the CISCC Student Support Specialist at VCE, and she … Continue Reading
What if you were self-employed but found yourself struggling because you didn’t have a training manual on how to effectively manage your employees? What if half of your employees spoke a language that you didn’t understand well? What if your staff broke the company rules and you didn’t have an appropriate discipline strategy? Wouldn’t it … Continue Reading
WHAT IS OPERATION ROUND UP? Operation Round Up is a volunteer program in which Central Electric Members can choose to round up their electric bill to the next whole dollar each month, in order to help those in need. The money is used to provide assistance for all kinds of worthy projects in Chatham, … Continue Reading
Communities In Schools Chatham County (CIS CC, and formerly Chatham County Together!) has been serving at-risk youth in Chatham County since 1989. Over the years, programs have evolved, new programs have been added, programs’ names have been changed, and some programs have even been moved to other local agencies to oversee. What has stayed … Continue Reading