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    School Notes, June 5

    “The Nation” is accepting entries for its 2013 Student Writing Contest. Entries can be up to 800 words and must address the following prompt: It’s clear that the political system in the U.S. isn’t working for many. If you had to pick one root cause underlying our broken...

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    School Notes, June 2

    The College of Textiles at N.C. State University has announced its top scholarships for incoming freshmen. Paul Burke, Kristin Freeman and Laila Knio of Raleigh have each received the N.C. Textile Foundation Centennial Scholarship. The award carries a four-year value of around $50,000, including...

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    School Notes, May 29

    Students can apply for Mayor’s Committee scholarships through Friday. The Raleigh Mayor’s Committee for Persons with Disabilities annually awards two $1,000 scholarships to students with disabilities.

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    Wake County names four principals

    The Wake County school board has announced four principal appointments.

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    School Notes, May 22

    The Fred Olds Elementary PTA will hold Spring Fling from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 31, at Fred A. Olds Elementary School, 204 Dixie Trail, Raleigh. The event will feature games, a bake sale, a taco truck and a silent auction. Proceeds will benefit programs funded by the PTA.

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    School Notes, May 19

    Students, faculty and families of the Montessori School of Raleigh raised more than $25,000 for Stop Hunger Now. During three days last week, they packaged 103,000 meals. Children from ages 18 months to ninth-graders pitched in next to teachers, grandparents and alumni.

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    School Notes, May 15

    The Wake Soil and Water Conservation board of supervisors are accepting applications for scholarships to attend the 2013 Resource Conservation Workshop. The workshop will be held Sunday, June 23, at N.C. State University.

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    School Notes, May 12

    Three local high school seniors have been named Class of 2017 Park Scholars:

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    School Notes, May 8

    Eleven Wake teachers have been named 2013-14 Kenan Fellows. They are among 49 who were selected from a pool of more than 230 applicants statewide.

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    School Notes, May 5

    Wake Forest American Legion Post 187 will sponsor five rising seniors to the American Legion Tar Heel Boys State session June 16-22 at Catawba College in Salisbury. The seniors are Allen Tirado, Franklin Academy; Jyota Sasnishi, Wake Forest-Rolesville High; Douglas Pluta, Enloe High; Drake Kuntzleman...

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