• News for Education

    Wednesday, November 22, 2017
    The Michael and Annie McCoy family established the Aspire to Inspire Grant in honor of their daughter Addison in the amount of $500. The focus is math and science projects at the kindergarten level in Craven County Schools. The winning grant writing team, from Oaks Road Elementary are Rachel Morelli, Dean Woodard, and Kathy Hudson.  Pictured at the check presentation are, left to right, Ervin ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Tuesday, November 14, 2017
    Last year University PC Care owner, Ashton James, expanded his IT Support business to New Bern after opening his first store in Greenville, NC back in 2006. They are open and fully prepared to serve you with warranted computer and iPhone repairs. They are one of the only Apple Authorized Service Providers east of Raleigh offering authorized warranty repairs for a broad range of Apple devices ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 08, 2017
    A first year partnership, International Paper funded a grant that provides assistance to Craven County Schools’ educators for hands-on activities in math and science. This grant program, administered by Partners In Education, allows our teachers the opportunity to purchase materials for activities in the classroom without having to spend money out of their own pocket. The winners are Kathy ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 08, 2017
    Partners In Education was recently awarded $1,000 from Twin Rivers Artists Association to be used for grant money for art teachers in Craven County Schools.  The grants are awarded to art teachers based on imaginative and creative art programs for their students.  Pictured are (left to right) Molly Knazek with Twin Rivers Artists Association; Darlene Brown, Executive Director, Partners In ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 08, 2017
    Harold H. Bate was a philanthropist, investor, and retired lumber executive. Through his generosity, Partners In Education was honored to be selected as a grant recipient for $30,000 to be used for The Bate Foundation Individual School Grant Program for the 2016-17 school year. Craven County Schools principals were encouraged to apply for this grant in the following subject areas: Arts, Music, ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 08, 2017
    Catherine Alligood presents Martha Ann Patterson, Kathleen Brinson, and Martha Ann Patterson the check as the winner of the PIE Gov. Roy Cooper Literacy Grant for their grant, “Our World, Our Village, Our Story.” This grant combines literature from around the world with nonfiction texts, atlases, maps, and globes. Students will have the opportunity to compare and contrast personal experiences ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Monday, November 06, 2017
    As an honorarium to Gov. Roy Cooper, as the keynote speaker at the 2017 PIE Spring Luncheon, the PIE Board elected to establish a one-time grant in his honor of $3,000. The focus is literacy achievement through direct services to Craven County Schools' students in memory of Gov. Cooper’s mother, who was a school teacher. The winner was announced at the Craven County Schools End-of-Month ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Education
    Friday, November 03, 2017
    Morgan’s Tavern & Grill Announces Pancakes for PIE to Benefit Partners In Education  Looking for the perfect way to have a delicious pancake breakfast before visiting Santa in Bear Plaza, taking in some shopping, and enjoying the many activities happening during the holiday season in beautiful, historic downtown New Bern?  Join us for Pancakes for PIE at Morgan’s Tavern & Grill, 235 Craven ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 01, 2017
    Publix recently held their Tools for Back to School program benefiting Craven County Schools through Partners In Education.  Over $7,000 was collected from generous Publix shoppers to purchase school supplies. A presentation was made to Ashley Faulkenberry, principal at Trent Park Elementary as a representation of the school supplies that were collected and disbursed to all Craven County Schools ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Education
    Monday, October 30, 2017
    Sonia MacSay with Brinson Memorial Elementary accepts her check from Partners In Education PIE president, Ervin Patrick, as the winner of the October 18 drawing of $75 for the One-Time Payment for the PIE Membership Drive! For more information on the PIE Membership Drive, visit www.CravenPartners.com or call Darlene Brown at 514-6321.  
    Categories: Press Release, Education
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