Eastern Wake News

School Notes: Nov. 9

Model School

Wakelon Elementary has discipline down to a science.

The school will be recognized as a model school through a state-run program called N.C. Positive Behavior Intervention and Support.

The school met all the requirements for this recognition by demonstrating results achieved through working together, using school data to implement research-based practices and developing supportive systems to reach students new behaviors.

The school was recognized at a conference in Greensboro Nov. 3-5.

Bright Ideas

Brandon Adams of Corinth Holders High, Carl Harrington of East Wake Academy and Linda Dextre of Wendell Middle have been awarded Bright Idea education grants from Wake Electric. The grants help finance creative projects the teachers have undertaken to better educate their students. The funds for the Bright Ideas program come from Wake Electric members who choose to round up their light bill to the nearest whole dollar through the Operation RoundUp program.

Technology grants

Heather Futrell of East Wake Academy and Lisa Williams of Knightdale Elementary were awarded Classroom Technology grants by Wake Electric. The grants are intended to fund the purchase of a piece of technology, such as tablets, software or computers, for use in the classroom.