Spotlights

Detroit math teacher’s bedtime stories soothe students during the school shutdown

By Eleanore Catolico, Chalkbeat.org (republished with permission from Chalkbeat.org) Every night, Voncile Campbell transforms into a new fantasy character. A little boy hunting for treasure with pirates. An owl playing with a fox. A teddy bear king who can’t fall asleep.  Campbell is a math teacher at Bow Elementary-Middle School in Detroit, and since the…

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*CANCELLED* Carolinas Classic All-Star Basketball Roster Features Players Committed to Top College Teams

In two weeks, the top senior public high school boys and girls from North Carolina and South Carolina will face off in the 2020 Carolinas Classic All-Star Basketball Games.  The event, hosted by the North Carolina Coaches Association and the South Carolina Athletic Coaches Association and sponsored by House of Raeford Farms FLOCK, culminates at John T. Hoggard High School in Wilmington on…

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*CANCELLED* Claflin University to Host Inauguration Week of Activities to Officially Welcome its Ninth President

The inauguration of Claflin University President Dr. Dwaun J. Warmack on March 15-20, 2020, will begin a new chapter in the institution’s illustrious history which spans more than 150 years. The investiture ceremony will be held on Friday, March 20, at 10 a.m. in the Jonas T. Kennedy Health and Wellness Complex when Warmack will…

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Charleston area girls basketball teams celebrate championship seasons

Chronicle staff reports Local girls high school basketball teams North Charleston, Goose Creek, and Military Magnet Academy celebrated highly prosperous 2019-2020 campaigns. Each claimed Lower State regional titles, with North Charleston and Goose Creek going on to win State Championships as well. The three clubs featured S.C. Basketball Association All State players Aniyah Oliver (Goose…

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Stanford Team Releases RaceWorks, a Digital Toolkit Promoting Racial Literacy

Stanford University’s Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity announces the launch of RaceWorks, a free online resource created for educators and instructors teaching racial literacy. The RaceWorks video series and educational toolkit aims to better equip students and working professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to have informed conversations on race and how it…

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Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Commits $1 Million To Thurgood Marshall College Fund

  Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits has announced that it has signed a $1 million agreement with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) – the pre-eminent national organization dedicated to promoting educational excellence among students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs). The agreement establishes a partnership that gives Southern Glazer’s…

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Teddy Bear Picnic Returns to Hampton Park March 1

The annual Teddy Bear Picnic has become a must-do activity for families across the Charleston area. It’s a way for parents and children to unplug, have fun and connect in one of Charleston’s iconic parks.  This year, the Charleston Parks Conservancy will host the 11th Teddy Bear Picnic presented by Dominion Energy from 1:30-4 p.m.…

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