Education

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Students serve as Senate pages

High school students serve as pages when the General Assembly is in session, performing jobs such as office duties and attending daily Senate sessions and committee meetings. Area students who have recently served as pages in the Senate include:

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Cary teen already an accomplished organist

The Central North Carolina Chapter of the American Guild of Organists recently awarded its 2017 Cooper-Miller Organ Scholarship to Joshua Sobel, 15, of Cary. The prize consists of a check for $1,000 and a two-year membership in the AGO. He will spend part of his prize attending a Pipe Organ Encounter week this summer at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.

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Holly Springs students sing in select choir

Four Holly Springs High School choral students, Ben Edwards, Luca Hurst, Kalyse Connor and Cameryn Bost, performed in January in the 9-10 All-Carolina Select Choir at Wingate University. They were among the 150 choristers from 61 high schools who were chosen through audition to participate.

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Saving art, music and PE teachers

Tamika Walker Kelly, a music teacher at Morganton Road Elementary School in Fayetteville, says why she thinks the General Assembly needs to give schools K-3 class size flexibility so they can continue offering art, music, physical education and foreign language classes.
Keung Hui khui@newsobserver.com
Saving art, music and PE teachers 1:31

Saving art, music and PE teachers

Surprise visit from the Harlem Globetrotters 4:29

Surprise visit from the Harlem Globetrotters

Kidznotes students show off music skills 1:12

Kidznotes students show off music skills

Math teacher turns March Madness into a lesson on probability 1:37

Math teacher turns March Madness into a lesson on probability