Kids & Family

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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Cristo Rey Research Triangle High School

New Durham High School Provides Work-Study Experience

By Durham Magazine | October 12, 2021

Cristo Rey Research Triangle High School welcomed its inaugural freshman class this fall to American Tobacco Campus.

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Earth Moves exhibit

Check Out Museum of Life and Science’s Must-Visit Earth Moves Exhibit

By Marie Muir | June 8, 2021

How do you explain a 4 billion-year-old story to 4-year-olds? Take them to the Museum of Life and Science’s newest outdoor exhibit, Earth Moves.

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Rachael Classi

Rachael Classi: Saving the Planet, One Toy at a Time

By Durham Magazine Intern | May 13, 2021

Rachael Classi founded Tiny Earth Toys, a circular toy subscription business, during the pandemic to reduce her family’s consumption of playthings

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Susan Taylor

Meet Durham Public Schools’ 2020-21 Principal of the Year

By Durham Magazine Intern | May 5, 2021

2021 Woman of Achievement Susan Stewart Taylor goes above and beyond for her Charles E. Jordan High School students and faculty

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Durham Academy Siblings Launch a Kids’ Sports Podcast

By Hannah Lee | March 15, 2021

“Two Brothers and Their Sports” started as a quarantine project for two brothers, and now ranks in the top 10% of all podcasts worldwide.

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Duke Children’s Incredible Kids Photo Contest

By Sponsored Content | March 11, 2021

Congratulations to “Superhero Jay Jay,” for the most votes in our February Incredible Kids Contest!

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