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It’s the end of October at Chatham Middle School and Jy’Mir is busy working on a project with his 8th grade AVID classmates. Looking back, it was a busy summer full of new experiences and exciting challenges, and finding his groove at school provides him the opportunity to share his new perspectives on travel and … Continue Reading
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
Shirille Lee, the Student Support Specialist for Youth FIRST for Chatham Communities In Schools, joined the CIS team as a staff member in 1998. But long before that, she was a volunteer mentor and board member. Her full-time service to CIS has included being the Governor’s One-on-One mentoring coordinator and Volunteer and Youth Services coordinator. … 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
What’s Up Breakfast Networking is designed to keep child-serving staff and families up-to-date about resources and emerging services as well as an opportunity to announce activities within agencies. The 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. format allows time for networking/breakfast; program presentations and announcements. For information please contact Chandrika Brown: firstname.lastname@example.org or Stephanie Jones: email@example.com Date/Time: February, … 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