The Roxboro Community School Board of Directors will hold a special, called meeting on Tuesday, June 20, at 6 p.m., in the conference room
Dr. Melissa Bartlett was named Roxboro Community School’s (RCS) Teacher of the Year Tuesday, during the end-of-the-year faculty meeting.
Bartlett teaches 11th grade English at RCS. She has been at the school a total of six years. She taught at the charter school for two years before taking time off to complete her PhD in curriculum and instruction in 2011-2012. Since then, she has been back in the classroom.
“To be chosen as teacher of the year at RCS is particularly moving for me,” Bartlett said, “considering the caliber of teacher this school attracts. To know that I was selected by my peers, and that they’re of that level of excellence, makes me feel humbled.”
Upon naming Bartlett, RCS high school Principal
RCS ninth-grader Zaria Waddell will represent the school’s Beta Club at the National Beta Senior Convention in Orlando, Fla., June 29-July 2 . Zaria will compete in the Fiber Arts Category with her hand-stitched quilt.
When asked what her quilt symbolizes, Zaria responded, “My quilt represents a new dimension of Beta.”
On Wednesday, Feb. 1, three Roxboro Community School (RCS) teachers were surprised with gifts that will benefit their students.
Spanish teacher Laura Carver, art teacher Anne Bettendorf and dance teacher Teresa Coleman each received mini-grants of $300 from the Person County Education Foundation (PCEF).
PCEF Executive Director Jennifer Kafer presented the awards, along with Roxboro Community Middle School Principal Donna Ingram.
Coleman said she would use her grant funds to purchase a rear projection screen so her students can create “shadow dances.” She said this would allow her high school students to be
By Sara Coates
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