School Notes, Aug. 21

August 19, 2013 

Farm Bureau grants

N.C. Farm Bureau has named the recipients of its Ag in the Classroom Going Local grants. Wake County teachers Joann Blumenfield, Dillard Drive Middle; Jennifer Daniel, Banks Road Elementary; and Ann Hamrick, Cedar Fork Elementary received $500 to provide their students with real-world education and experiences about the agriculture industry.

Parent Academy

Parent Academy: How to support your kindergarten student will be held at:

Millbrook High – 6:30- 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, at 2201 Spring Forest Road, Raleigh.

The event is free and registration is required. For more information or to register, visit

Sanderson seniors

The Class of 2014 Sanderson High School seniors are invited to the annual SHS Senior Breakfast and Senior parade on the first day of school, Monday, Aug. 26. Breakfast will begin at 6 a.m. at Trinity Baptist Church, 4815 Six Forks Road, Raleigh; followed by the senior car parade at 7 a.m. The event will feature giveaways and prizes for the best decorated car. For more information, call Sue Young at 919-848-1745 or Jami Elizondo at 919-749-8889 or

Thales Academy tour

Thales Academy will hold a tour for prospective students and families at the junior high and high school facility from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 26, at 3121 Heritage Trade Drive, No.104, Wake Forest. For more information, visit

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