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This year's Project Graduation scholarship winners were Ella Berry of Northern, Kristena Armwood of Jordan, Nija Watson of Southern School of Energy and Sustainability, Deshai Atwater of Hillside and Emani Richardson of Riverside. (Not pictured: Naomi Gilmore of Hillside New Tech High School and Daniel Roth of Durham School of the Arts.)

Drusylla Strickland

Pulling an All-Nighter

Project Graduation keeps the party going for celebrating teens more »

Sep 16, 2014 8:38 AM Our Schools

From left to right: DeAirrus Cantrell, Vanessa Hernandez,
Nilisha McPhaul, Lawrence Fields, Kristen Dorsey, Javonte Carver and Andresha McPhaul in the DIG garden.

Briana Brough

Class Act: The DIGgers

Durham's most accomplished youngsters more »

Jun 25, 2014 12:41 PM Our Schools

Photo by Briana Brough

Giving Back

A first-year teacher with Durham roots returns to her old stomping grounds more »

Aug 25, 2014 4:44 PM Our Schools

A Call to Action on Literacy

Phail Wynn of Duke's Office of Durham and Regional Affairs on how Duke and all of us must work together to make sure every child can read and read well more »

May 21, 2014 11:46 AM , DM Blog

Class Act: Imer Ramadanovic

Durham Public Schools' most accomplished students. more »

Jun 4, 2014 1:41 PM Our Schools

Class Act: Manjot Sidhu

Durham Public Schools’ most accomplished students more »

Apr 16, 2014 8:43 AM Our Schools

Tierney Farrell

Class Act: Zach Greenlee

Durham Public Schools' most accomplished students more »

Jan 16, 2014 9:31 AM Our Schools

Class Act: Alejandro Flores-Burgess and Elizabeth Eason

Durham’s most accomplished students more »

Aug 27, 2013 1:52 PM Our Schools

Class Act: Stefanya Hernandez Rodriguez

Durham Public Schools’ most accomplished students more »

Jun 19, 2013 9:47 AM Our Schools

Immaculata Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

The Catholic school hosts “Fiesta en América” on Thursday in its fellowship hall more »

Oct 17, 2012 1:16 PM DM Blog 1 Comments

Thrill at the Hill

The Junior League hosts Durham's Thrill of the Nerds to benefit Communities in Schools more »

Oct 8, 2012 3:32 PM DM Blog

Public Accommodations

Adam Kuehn had a hard time finding the right school for his special-needs son. But, ultimately, Durham Public Schools provided it. more »

Oct 1, 2012 10:23 AM

Finding Camelot

Matthew Son speaks frankly about the experience of trying to find the right educational fit for his children, which he finally discovered in Camelot Academy more »

Oct 1, 2012 10:07 AM

For patients at Duke Children's Hospital, school comes to them

Check out our slideshow of the teachers and students at the Duke Hospital School. Then read their inspiring story in the latest issue of Durham Magazine. more »

Apr 15, 2011 3:40 PM DM Blog

Neal's got a brand new band

The middle school received a $30,000 grant from the Dale Jr. Foundation and VH1's Save the Music to rekindle its band program more »

Aug 30, 2011 4:38 PM DM Blog

Immaculata Wins Blue Ribbon

The parish school is one of only two schools in North Carolina to be selected as a 2012 National Blue Ribbon School more »

Sep 10, 2012 11:23 AM DM Blog

Eat (and Grow) Your Veggies

An EPA-affiliated school found that involving their students in producing fresh fruits and vegetables made them want to eat it for lunch more »

Aug 3, 2012 9:58 AM DM Blog 5 Comments

All the Right Notes

Guest composer and conductor Eric Whitacre visits Duke Chapel to lead the Duke Chorale, Duke Wind Symphony and singers from Durham high schools in a benefit concert more »

Oct 31, 2011 2:56 PM Seen & Heard

Emily K Center: Defining Excellence

Backed by Coach K, this program is helping at-risk young people forge a path to a bright future. more »

Feb 8, 2011 10:16 AM Arts & Style

The School of Doc

Adolescent auteurs thrive in Full Frame's summer program more »

Aug 29, 2012 11:24 AM

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