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Durham Public Schools’ Teacher of the Year Cultivates Positive Atmosphere in the Classroom

By Durham Magazine Intern | November 17, 2022

Little River K-8 School’s William Hill shares why he began teaching middle school and his own experiences as a Durham Public Schools student

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Local Robotics Clubs Prove Their Mettle by Earning Medals

By Amber Watson | November 8, 2022

A spotlight on three robotics clubs that thrive on learning new skills and team-building

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The Hub Farm

The Hub Farm Celebrates 10 Years This October

By Renee Ambroso | August 29, 2022

Durham Public School’s outdoor agricultural learning center, The Hub Farm, celebrates ten years this October.

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Duke Children's Incredible Kids Art Contest 2021

Cast Your Vote in the Incredible Kids Art Contest

By Durham Magazine | June 8, 2022

The winning artist will receive four tickets to Star Wars Night at the Durham Bulls on Sept. 9, 2022.

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Local Fencing Club Opens New Facility With New Name and Focus

By Amanda MacLaren | February 23, 2022

Formerly Mid-South Fencers’ Club, Forge Fencing Academy and Club seeks to demonstrate equity through diverse leadership and participation

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Local Duo Dances Their Way to World Ballroom Competition

By Durham Magazine Intern | February 9, 2022

These 12-year-old dance partners had only been performing together for a year when they were chosen to compete on an international level

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Shoutouts for Our Local Educators!

By Durham Magazine | November 10, 2021

Durham parents praise their children’s teachers, school staff and other educators who have gone above and beyond in these unprecedented times

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Taylor-Grace White is a teacher, wife and new mother applying her nine years of teaching experience to Ignite! Online Academy.

Teacher Taylor-Grace White Helps Lead Durham Public Schools Into a New Era at Ignite! Online Academy

By Marie Muir | November 3, 2021

Taylor-Grace White stays open-minded as she teaches students at Durham Public Schools’ first virtual school

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Nyla Samone McMichael Started Her Own Company at Age 9

By Marie Muir | October 29, 2021

Self-titled #kidboss Nyla Samone McMichael founded her accessory business Simply Samone in 2019 with the goal to inspire other young entrepreneurs

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Jackie Tobias

Meet Durham School of the Arts’ New Principal Jackie Tobias

By Marie Muir | October 18, 2021

2020 Durham Public Schools’ Principal of the Year Jackie Tobias has led and mentored high school students for nearly a decade

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