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Ocracoke School falls after 49 years

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By Richard Taylor She stood proudly as the symbol of island education for nearly 50 years, until Hurricane Dorian destroyed her beyond repair on Sept....

Former Superintendent Steve Basnight injured; father killed in head-on Currituck collision

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By Richard Taylor Retired Hyde County Superintendent of Schools Steve Basnight III was injured and his father, Steve Basnight Jr., died of injuries following a...

Love of children drives Beginning Teacher of the Year Katie O’Neal

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By Connie Leinbach A first-year teacher has enough challenges getting used to a new job without the added stress of a devastating flood followed by...

Basnight to retire from Hyde Schools; Angie Todd is elected board...

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After almost four years overseeing Hyde County Schools, Superintendent Stephen Basnight will retire from public education on April 1.

Ocracoke students navigate culture, academics online

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By Connie Leinbach Silas Trethewey is too young to know whether he’ll go into the family business, but he got a taste of it during...

Ocracoke School year to begin online only

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here By Peter Vankevich Ocracoke and Mattamuskeet schools will begin the first nine weeks of the...

Flavia Burton named Ocracoke Teacher of the Year

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By Richard Taylor Ocracoke School’s English as a Second Language (ESL) educator, Flavia Burton, is the school’s 2020-2021 Teacher of the Year. Teaching students who have...

Ocracoke Dolphin baseball back in swing

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Text and photos by Richard Taylor For two perfect spring days last weekend, the excitement of Ocracoke Dolphin baseball before unmasked fans replaced memories of...

Ocracoke students achieve honors

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Ocracoke School recently acknowledged the academic achievements of its students for the third nine-week period that ended recently. Below are the lists for students'...

Ocracoke School: An education like no other

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by Alex Granados  Editor's note: This article first appeared in EdNC on June 30, 2015. It is reprinted with permission of author. This year was the first...