State School Superintendent Mark Johnson visits Ocracoke

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By Peter Vankevich North Carolina Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson and a few of his top-level staff, visited Ocracoke on Wednesday (Feb. 5) to...

Ocracoke teacher is northeast regional Teacher of the Year

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here By Richard Taylor Jeanie Owens, Ocracoke’s fifth-grade teacher, was named Burroughs Wellcome Fund Northeast Regional...

Ocracoke basketball season underway

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here By Richard Taylor While much of the village reconstructs itself following Hurricane Dorian, the young...

Sallie Senseney, UNC distinguished alumna, got her start at Ocracoke School

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here By Peter Vankevich Sallie Senseney, a tenth-grade science teacher at her alma mater, Mountain Heritage...

Ocracoke Dolphins to play in Good Guys vs Cancer basketball showcase

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Coach Frank Moore and Dolphins practice for Good Guys vs Cancer Showcase. Photo: Richard Taylor By Richard Taylor The second annual Good Guys vs. Cancer Basketball...

Six-year old raises big bucks for Dorian-damaged Ocracoke School

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here By Peter Vankevich Kids selling lemonade is part of summer Americana.  Sometimes, one of those...

Ocracoke School to resume on Monday

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Update Oct. 3, 2019: The first official day back to school has been rescheduled for Monday, Oct. 7. By Peter Vankevich Hyde County Superintendent of Schools...

Dorian shuts down Ocracoke School; efforts to reopen underway

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For news on Hurricane Dorian and more, go to the Ocracoke Observer home page. By Peter Vankevich Like most of the village, the record-setting storm surge...

Basketball Coach Allewalt to move on

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here Text and photos by Peter Vankevich For 10 years, fans of Ocracoke School’s boys’ varsity Dolphins...

They did it! Dolphins capture middle school baseball tourney

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here Text by Richard Taylor Exhilaration, fist-bumps, hugs and shrieks-of-joy swept through the Ocracoke dugout and across...