Ocracoke events Feb. 22 to 27; Lady Dolphins to vie in...

Tuesday, Feb. 22The Ocracoke Lady Dolphins varsity basketball team will play in the first round of the Eastern Division 1A state playoffs against the...

Lady Dolphins advance to state playoffs despite loss in conference tournament

The Ocracoke Lady Dolphins varsity basketball team may have fallen in the first round of the Atlantic 5 (1A) conference tournament on Wednesday, but the team’s impressive season earned them a berth in the first round of the Eastern Division state playoffs. 

Dolphin basketball teams win final regular season games

By Richard Taylor Ocracoke’s varsity girls’ basketball team chalked up two more impressive wins this week as the top-seeded Lady Dolphins move into the first...

Lady Dolphins capture Paddle, conference championship

By Richard Taylor Despite a season complicated by COVID-cancelled games and long bus rides, Ocracoke’s varsity girls’ basketball team has persevered, going undefeated (6-0) in...

Ocracoke School receives grant for FAFSA completion rate


RALEIGH – Ocracoke School has been awarded a $500 grant as a winner of the 2021 North Carolina First in FAFSA Challenge.

The school earned first place in the extra small high school category with 100% FAFSA completion among its high school seniors.

Ocracoke School students recognized for excellence

Ocracoke School on Tuesday honored 50 students in grades three to 12 who achieved the Principal's List and Honor Roll for the second nine...

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

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

Ocracoke School basketball returns to the ‘Tank’

By Peter Vankevich In an unofficial homecoming of sorts, basketball returned to the newly reopened Ocracoke gym on Friday. The first home basketball games since...

Basketball to begin; Dolphin teams make state playoffs in fall sports

Text and photos by Richard Taylor Sports teams returned strong to Ocracoke School this fall following two years of limited games due to the pandemic...

Homecoming Court, community basketball game cap Ocracoke School Spirit Week

By Richard Taylor                                         On a windswept November night under a full moon, the chilly atmosphere outside contrasted sharply with the warm and festive spirit inside...