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5 Easy Ways to Celebrate Earth Day This Year

In Partnership with Wake County Government Earth Day is Thursday, April 22, 2021, and the spring holiday feels different this year... again. Environmental educators across the Triangle say they miss the chance to apply temporary tattoos to tiny arms and…

Summer Camp Magic is Open Less Than 3 Hours Away

In Partnership with YMCA of Greater Charlotte As our communities slowly reopen, many parents are eager to find opportunities for their children to get active, socialize and have fun. Though many summer camps across the Triangle will remain closed again…

5 Ways Your Family Can Reduce Waste in 2021

In Partnership with Wake County Government We can't end the pandemic, but we can empower ourselves to stem the tide of waste flowing into landfills. While the pandemic may be saving us commuting time or dollars spent on dry cleaning,…

Raleigh Magnet School Takes Learning Outdoors and Back to Nature

In Partnership with Millbrook Environmental Connections Magnet Elementary “... A reconnection to the natural world is fundamental to human health, well-being, spirit and survival,” says, Richard Louv, author of several books on the necessary relationship between growing children and nature.…

Morehead Planetarium To Reopen After $9.2 Million Renovation

In Partnership with Morehead Planetarium and Science Center Morehead Planetarium and Science Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is returning from a six-month COVID-19 closure—safer and better than ever. Having completed its multi-year, $9.2 million renovation,…

Ravenscroft School's Hybrid Learning Model Empowers Kids and Parents

Ravenscroft Response Plan: https://www.ravenscroft.org/our-community/responding-to-covid-19   SOME RECENT STORIES WITH BACKGROUND INFO AND DETAILS: Summer Professional Development, Technology Training Supports Hybrid Learning, from First-Day-of-School Ravenscroft Reports, Aug. 13 Teamwork Knocks Out Buildings & Grounds’ Summer Project List, from First-Day-of-School Ravenscroft Reports,…

3 Local Soccer Leaders Share Tips for Parents & Players

In Partnership with NCFC Youth President of U.S. Soccer and two-time Olympic gold medalist Cindy Cone was a quiet yet competitive kid. "I played a lot of different sports growing up as I just loved being active and competitive," she recounts. It is this true enjoyment…

How to Choose a Great Preschool for Your Family

The time has come. Somehow, your child has turned two or three, and you are trying to find the perfect preschool. You want preschool to be a fun and engaging place where your child can grow, learn, and find lifelong friends, but…

Design, Create, and Code at Bugg Magnet Elementary

In Partnership with Bugg Magnet Elementary Imagine a place where children work alongside structural engineers to construct a model city out of milk cartons. Imagine a class in which computer programmers inspire students to design, create and launch their own mobile…