The last week of the 2017-2018 school year provided for a lot of “Great Story” moments! With the EOGs over, students and teachers alike across both Vance and Jones Elementary were in a relieved and celebratory mood all week.
I have been working with a student all year and he is a great kid. He has a rough home life and he is very defensive all the time. I have tried all year to break through that hard
A few weeks ago, Terrell arrived back in the States from a momentous study abroad semester in New Zealand. Now a senior at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, OR, Mwetta was fulfilling the study abroad graduation requirement for
After applying for the award earlier this Spring, Big Brothers Big Sisters of WNC graduating Little Kionnie Byrd was among the 20 national students to win! In her application, Byrd was required to describe her acadmic achievements, college and
One of my biggest challenges this year has come during a reading group that I have been leading every morning with 7 second graders. My group is constituted of ‘high readers’ from the class—kids who have a more advanced proficiency