Durham Public Schools Media Stories: April 30 – May 5

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    Brian Dawson EOG Tour at Oak Grove Elementary
    Tuesday, May 1
    The second annual Brian Dawson EOG Tour will be visiting Oak Grove Elementary on Tuesday, May 1. The event will begin at 1 p.m. This high energy pep rally is design to motivate students to prepare for their upcoming North Carolina End-of-Grade (EOG) tests.

    Oak Grove Elementary is located at 3810 Wake Forest Road. For more information, contact Principal Aisha Howard at 919-560-3960.

    “Let’s Move!” at Oak Grove Elementary
    Thursday, May 3
    On Thursday, May 3, at exactly 1:42 p.m., over 400 schools across the country will unite and celebrate the first anniversary of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative designed to curb childhood obesity. Students in grades 3-5 will be dancing to Beyonce’s “Move Your Body” routine.

    Oak Grove Elementary is located at 3810 Wake Forest Road. For more information, contact Principal Aisha Howard at 919-560-3960.

    Core Knowledge Festival at R.N. Harris Elementary
    Saturday, May 5
    R.N. Harris Elementary will be holding its second annual Core Knowledge Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 5. The Integrated Arts/Core Knowledge curriculum will be showcased. Parents and community members will have an opportunity to sample foods from various countries of study. Mickey Mills, a steel drummer, will be performing as well as the Harris F.L.I.G.H.T. Troop, chorus, Suzuki violins and Takiri dancers.

    R.N. Harris Elementary is located at 1520 Cooper Street. For more information, contact Principal Carolyn Pugh at 919-560-3967.

    May Fair at Club Boulevard Elementary
    Saturday, May 5
    Club Boulevard Elementary will formally dedicate its new building and the renovations to the old building during May Fair on Saturday, May 5. The event will begin at 3 p.m. and last until 6 p.m. The ceremony will take place at 4 p.m. The chorus will sing, alumni and/or student leaders will speak, ribbon will be cut and special recognition will be offered.

    Club Boulevard Elementary is located at 400 W. Club Boulevard. For more information, contact Lisa Lord at 919-560-3918.

    Title One Parent Conference
    Saturday, May 19
    Durham Public Schools will be conducting a Title One Parent Conference at the district’s Staff Development Center from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 19.

    The Staff Development Center is located at 2107 Hillandale Road. For more information, contact Arrica Mosely-DuBose at 919-560-2599.

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