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  • May 1, 2020

    Principal Tabari Wallace made sure each senior had their own personal parade

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    Tabari Wallace, North Carolina’s 2018 Principal of the Year, stood in full graduation regalia in the parking lot with a megaphone, coordinating cars. The parade of teachers, administrators, coaches, police officers, firefighters, and community leaders was set to fan out across the district to give each student their own private parade. The parades visited 220 seniors in a four-hour window, covering 485 square miles.

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  • April 29, 2020

    Custom car shop lifts spirits with banners for Roxboro senior athletes

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    Owning one of the nation's most diverse custom vehicle shops has its advantages at a time like this. "It's just the small things that make a difference," Adam Wolfe, owner of Dreamworks Motorsports said. "It's not the big stuff. We have the ability to do things, and we're very resourceful so when we want to do something, we just do it."

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  • May 5, 2020

    On Track Academy honors seniors with photo display

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    Teachers at On Track Academy hang graduation photos on the school fence, honoring its 260-plus graduating seniors.

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  • April 1, 2020

    Confession: I was home-schooled, and it worked

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    Growing up, I used to dread going to the grocery store with my mom. That’s because we’d usually go during the day, when it wasn’t so busy. During “school” hours. Inevitably, my younger brother and I would get stares and concerned looks from fellow shoppers. I’d feel my mom tense up. “Why aren’t you in school?” would usually follow. The answer to that is we were home-schooled.

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  • April 6, 2020

    Give yourself ‘grace’ — and 7 other tips from teachers to homeschooling families

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    Ask five teachers about their expectations for students during extended school closures and they turn around the question. Instead of worrying about completing school assignments, the teachers advised parents to “do what you can.”

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  • April 2, 2020

    Math teacher brings over whiteboard to help student through glass door

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    Even during a pandemic, some teachers are showing that they're still willing to go above and beyond for their students. Josh Anderson said his 6th-grade daughter emailed her math teacher for some help when she had difficulty with one of the assignments. But instead of working the problem through with her virtually, math teacher Chris Waba went one step further: he brought over a whiteboard to the family's South Dakota home.

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