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Acclaimed African-American Architect Phil Freelon Dies  WUNC

Phil Freelon, the decorated architect most celebrated for his work on the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History And Culture, has died.



North Carolina votes for personal finance classes in schools  WRAL.com

Despite objections from some teachers, a bill requiring North Carolina schools to add a personal finance class cleared the final hurdle in the state's General ...



NC votes to add personal finance classes in schools  BlueRidgeNow.com

RALEIGH — Despite objections from some teachers, a bill requiring North Carolina schools to add a personal finance class cleared the final hurdle in the state's ...



Award-winning drama teacher’s lawsuit against the Durham school system moves forward  Raleigh News & Observer

An acclaimed high school drama teacher's discrimination lawsuit against the Durham Public Schools can move forward, a judge has ruled. Hillside High teacher ...



Requiem for Phil Freelon, Whose Creation Was Perfect  INDY Week

To quote the Atlanta poet Shaun Henderson: Creation is perfect. That sentiment is especially true in the architectural sphere of Philip Freelon. Freelon died ...



International basketball games planned in Ashburn | Sports  The Albany Herald

Teammate Basketball AL/GA has announced the times, teams and locations of the 7th Annual King Of The Court International Basketball Showcase, which ...



Danny Glover and other Hollywood stars honored and inspired by Durham's Hillside High Drama Department  WTVD-TV

Danny Glover, the actor famous for his movie roles in the "Lethal Weapon" franchise and as "Mister" in "The Color Purple," was honored by the Hillside Drama ...



'No dumb dancers:' Parents upset over letter sent to Hillside High students  WRAL.com

Officials at Hillside High School in Durham are apologizing after a letter told students that "dumb dancers" would not be allowed to join a team that performs with ...



Hillside's Madzivanyika wins Bill Dooley Scholar-Athlete Award  HighSchoolOT

Hillside High School senior David Madzivanyika was recognized on Wednesday afternoon as the winner of the Bill Dooley Scholar-Athelte Award.



With a storied past and top seed, Hillside boys basketball hopes to live up to the legends that came before  HighSchoolOT

Other high schools are ring-chasing this time of the year, hoping at long last to win a state title. But at Hillside, there's another pursuit afoot: chasing history.



The genius of Wendell Tabb and Hillside High School’s ‘The Color Purple’  The Herald-Sun

Former Durham Public Schools principal of the year Henry Pankey says Hillside High School's “The Color Purple,: based on Alice Walker's boo, is a cause for ...



Durham Public Schools investigating reports of people being detained near schools  CBS17.com

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – People living in Durham are asking mayor Steve Schewel and council members for help following reports of several ice arrests ...



Seniors at this Durham high school have $20M in college scholarships. How they did it.  The News & Observer

Hillside High School reports its seniors have amassed more than $20 million in scholarship offers this year, which is more than half of the amount reported by the ...



National Football Foundation names first-ever Team of Distinction honoring High School Football Players  High School Football America

The National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame announced it inaugural Team of Distinction, honoring 82 high school football players.



Durham Educator Celebrates 30 Years At Hillside High School  WUNC

About half of the public school teachers in North Carolina have been in the classroom for less than 10 years. But then you have a high school teacher in Durham ...



Student had a gun on campus at Hillside High School in Durham, sheriff says  The Herald-Sun

A Hillside High School student in Durham was arrested Tuesday, May 29, 2018. He is accused of having a 9 mm rifle with a high capacity magazine from a ...



More ICE arrests reported in Triangle, including outside a Durham HS  WTVD-TV

El Centro Hispano said it is working with three Durham families who have had members arrested by ICE, including one man who was arrested Thursday ...



Hillside High’s IB Programme was created to attract white students. Is it working?  The Herald-Sun

The International Baccalaureate Programme at Hillside High School routinely sends students to the nation's top universities, so why aren't more families taking ...



What a difference he’s made: Hillside High coach Grays posts 500th win, wants more  The Herald-Sun

When Ovester Grays became the girls' basketball coach at Hillside High School before the 1996-97 season, he knew he wanted to make a difference. And what ...



Hillside High, 3 nearby Durham schools placed on ‘lockout’ after call to police  The Herald-Sun

For the second straight day, the Durham Public Schools Friday ordered schools on “lockout” in response to police activity near them. Hillside High School ...



Celebrated drama teacher sues Durham Public Schools  Durham Herald Sun

Celebrated Hillside High School drama teacher Wendell Tabb has sued the Durham Public Schools alleging racial discrimination around staffing in the school's ...



Late Hillside High principal remembered as athlete, educator, scholar  Durham Herald Sun

Former Hillside High School principal Richard Hicks was remembered this week as an outstanding athlete, educator and scholar who impacted the lives of ...



Durham police say they will look into video showing altercation between officer, teen  WTVD-TV

Durham police say they will look into a video showing an altercation between an officer and a teen at a convenience store in January.



Hillside, Vance County to change conferences; Warren County moves to 1A  HighSchoolOT

The N.C. High School Athletic Association board of directors has made decisions about a number of appeals from schools to change classifications for the ...



Cleveland runs past Hillside, advances to regional championship  HighSchoolOT

The Rams defeated Hillside 36-6 in the third round of the playoffs on Friday night.



Hillside’s Austin named top DPS assistant principal for 2017  Durham Herald Sun

Hillside High School's Jessica Austin has been named DPS 2017 Assistant Principal of the Year.



Two shot near Hillside High  WRAL.com

Two people were shot Thursday morning a couple of blocks from Hillside High School in Durham, police said.



Hillside alums, NCCU trio reunited in the Bull City  The Charlotte Observer

The saying goes, there's no place like home. No matter what route one might take, there is no place like home. Home, to Chauncey Caldwell, Daeshawn ...



Hillside High drama team gets tips from an Oscar-nominee  WTVD-TV

The talented teenagers from Hillside High School's vaunted theater program arrived back in the Triangle on Thursday evening after a week in Hollywood, ...



‘What’s Happening’ star ‘Raj’ to headline opening night at Hillside High  The Herald-Sun

Ernest Thomas, one of the stars of the 1970s-era sitcom “What's Happening,” will be honored by Hillside High School on Friday, Nov. 3, during the opening night ...



Hillside alumni association honors Hall of Fame inductees  The Herald-Sun

The National Alumni Association of Hillside High School (NAAHHS) held its 12th annual Cabaret/Hall of Fame (HOF) Inductions ceremonies Oct. 7 at the ...



He wanted an acting career. He became a teacher. Still, he was honored at the Tony Awards.  News & Observer

Hillside High teacher Wendell Tabb has sent former students off to acting careers and received a slew of accolades including Durham Teacher of the Year.



A life well lived: Herbert Eugene Tatum Jr. passes  Amsterdam News

Herbert Eugene Tatum Jr. was born May 28, 1928, in the Snow Hill Community, Sampson County, N.C., to the late Mittie Spell Tatum and Eugene Milton Tatum.



Black History Month Events 2019  WTVD-TV

Black History Month events are being held across the Triangle.



A resurgence of tennis at Hillside High School  News & Observer

Hillside High boys' tennis coach Ike Barnes stopped by the office last week to discuss the future of the program. That began with a look at the past.



Durham teacher uses 'Hamilton' to teach history  WRAL.com

A local teacher is using the musical hit "Hamilton" to teach students history.



Former Hillside High School (N.C.) Resource Officer Facing Multiple Sex Charges  Campus Safety Magazine

The ex-school resource officer worked at two other Durham schools before being moved to Hillside High School in 2016.



Former Hillside 4-star RB Jamal Elliott will play at NC Central this fall  HighSchoolOT

Jamal Elliott, a member of Hillside's Class of 2018 and a four-star running back, will be eligible to play at NC Central this fall.



First African-American news anchor in the southeast dies at 81  WTVD-TV

Ervin Hester, the first African-American news anchor in the southeast, died Wednesday night at age 81.



Here come the grads! High school commencements will affect traffic and parking.  Raleigh News & Observer

Thousands of Triangle high school seniors will turn their tassels next week during six days of graduation ceremonies that will crowd streets, event centers and ...



Hillside High School student hit by vehicle, taken to hospital  WRAL.com

A 14-year-old student from Hillside High School in Durham was taken to the hospital Tuesday morning after being hit by an SUV near the school, Durham police ...



Hillside girls soccer focuses on growth, drive and commitment  Durham Herald Sun

Hillside girls soccer coach Jokyra Scott said she knows building the Hornets' program into a winner may be a long-term project.



Durham drumline contest pays tribute to Hillside High student  News & Observer

Hundreds turn out Saturday for the Mike Tilley Drumline Competition at Hillside High School, an annual event that aims to raise awareness of teen depression.



Update: Hillside High student death ruled self-defense by police, DA. What happened?  The Herald-Sun

The death of 17-year-old Hillside High School student Jyireh Lamour Holeman earlier this month has been ruled self-defense, according to police.



Durham police investigate shooting near Hillside High School  WTVD-TV

Durham police are investigating after shots were fired near Hillside High School on Wednesday afternoon.



Hillside High theater students back from dream trip to Cuba  WTVD-TV

These Hillside High School students are the elite eight who make up the One Voice Acting Troupe. They spent six days in Cuba as a part of an international ...



Duke student body: Where is Durham?  Duke Chronicle

I met many Duke students from schools like Durham Academy and North Carolina School of Science and Math, but few who graduated from the Durham Public ...



Hillside claims 3A girls track & field title  HighSchoolOT

In a meet that saw five classification meet records trimmed down, the Hillside 4 x 400 meter relay team earned a win in the final relay of the night to edge ...



Gentrification in the South: What this Durham church is doing  The Herald

Velma Wilson was born in Durham in 1937 and has spent her life here. She goes to the same church as she did growing up: Mt. Vernon Baptist. “I grew up in this ...



Durham to consider landmark designation for the historic Whitted School  News & Observer

The Durham City Council will conduct a public hearing Tuesday before considering the adoption of an ordinance to designate the J.A. Whitted School as a local ...



Durham native and Hillside High grad nominated for an Oscar  WTVD-TV

Back in the spring of 2007, Kevin Wilson Jr. Was graduating Durham's Hillside High School- armed with some raw talent and a big dream. 11 years later, he's a ...



What the addition of Jamal Currie-Elliott means to North Carolina Central  The News & Observer

North Carolina Central interim head coach Granville Eastman got a gift wrapped four-star present in the form of running back Jamal Currie-Elliott this month.



Hurricane Florence: Durham, Chapel Hill-Carrboro announce school closings  The Herald-Sun

Hurricane Florence: Durham Public Schools will close early Thursday. County emergency management prepares shelters for storms in case of flooding, power ...



Michael Tilley Day at Hillside High | Raleigh News & Observer  News & Observer

VIDEO: Marching bands from central North Carolina competed Saturday, April 16, 2016 in the 11th annual Michael Tilley Drumline Scholarship Celebration at ...



Durham’s people of honor: See who made the short list  Raleigh News & Observer

Durham is celebrating its 150th anniversary as a city, and named 150 late Durhamites to honor. Here's the short list of 29. Some names you know, like James E.



Young artists take the spotlight in 'Durham's Finest' exhibit  Campus Echo Online

The N.C. Central University Art Museum kicked off the spring 2019 semester with the the annual "Durham's Finest" exhibit, showcasing the work of over 200 ...



Durham teacher charged with indecent liberties with student  WTVD-TV

A Johnston County man is accused of taking indecent liberties with a juvenile student while he was employed as a teacher at Durham's Hillside High School.



Football: Hillside vs. Cleveland (Nov. 30, 2018)  HighSchoolOT

Cleveland ended Hillside's playoff run with a 36-6 win at home in the third round of the state playoffs on Friday.



Madzivanyika picks up first power five offer  HighSchoolOT

Hillside defensive end David Madzivanyika picked up his first offer from a power five school on Monday.



9 ways for families to mark Black History Month in Raleigh, Durham, Cary, Wake Forest  WRAL.com

Black History Month officially kicked off in North Carolina a couple of weeks ago with the N.C. Museum of History's annual African American Cultural Festival.



Hillside High hits record graduation rate  WRAL.com

Durham, N.C. — William Logan, principal of Hillside High School, keeps a chart that shows the change in the school's graduation rate over the past eight years ...



African American Cultural Celebration to be held in January  WTVD-TV

The African American Cultural Celebration kick-off was held Thursday evening in Raleigh.



Local Drama Teacher Wendell Tabb's Passion Garners Tony Award Recognition  WUNC

Wendell Tabb spent much of his life training for a career as a stage actor. So when an opportunity arose to teach drama at Hillside High Schoo l in Durham,



Dr. William Logan: Hillside High School principal on the importance of the Triangle Golf Challenge  WRALSportsFan.com

Dr. William Logan, Principal at Hillside High School in Durham, joins the Sports Shop to discuss this year's Triangle Golf Challenge taking place on Friday, June ...



Durham school resource officer under investigation  WTVD-TV

A school resource officer who worked in two different Durham County high schools is under investigation and has been fired from his job.



Hillside High student accused of bringing gun on campus  WRAL.com

An 18-year-old Hillside High School student was arrested Monday after he brought a loaded .45-caliber pistol onto school grounds, according to the Durham ...



'Durham Bull' | The Story Of Former Wake Forest Star Rodney Rogers  WFMYNews2.com

Former Wake Forest and NBA star Rodney Rogers recalls the dirt bike accident that left him paralyzed in 2008 and how love got him through a difficult time.



Complaint filed against Durham Public Schools for high suspension rates of kids with disabilities  The Independent Weekly

One day last June, Tyree Barrett, a skinny, dimply-faced 16-year-old enrolled in summer classes at Hillside High School in Durham, raised his hand to ask to use ...



Triangle students walk out to demand gun control, safer schools. Here's why.  The News & Observer

Students walked out of class at schools across the Triangle on Wednesday morning, part of a nationwide call for gun control and safer schools since the ...



Born to run: Durham’s Desmond Jackson competes to inspire  Raleigh News & Observer

Durham sprinter Desmond Jackson, a member of the US Paralympic team, runs to inspire the next generation of adaptive athletes. He'll compete later this month ...



Durham superintendent warns parents against charter schools, resegregation  The News & Observer

Superintendent Pascal Mubenga said Durham parents should check charter school data to see if those schools are really the best option for their children.



Durham native Ernie Barnes’ paintings make the leap from the canvas onto the stage  The News & Observer

Durham native Ernie Barnes' paintings often feature movement and dancing, including his renowned work, “The Sugar Shack.” They are inspirations for dances ...



Rising star left for freedom of charters. Now he's returned to Durham Public Schools  The News & Observer

Two summers ago, Jason Jowers left Durham Public Schools to lead Global Scholars Academy, a local charter school. As Jowers, a rising star in the district, ...



NC Sports Hall of Fame welcomes newest members  North State Journal

RALEIGH — Mother's Day is coming up on Sunday, but at the 56th North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame induction celebration last weekend, it was a group of ...



Antonio King returns to coaching, hired at Cedar Ridge  HighSchoolOT

State champion football coach Antonio King is returning to the sidelines after being hired to lead the football program at Cedar Ridge High School.



Harrison returns to Hillside as football coach  HighSchoolOT

Ray Harrison will return to the sidelines at Hillside this fall as the head football coach, HighSchoolOT.com confirmed late Tuesday.



Durham teacher urges educators to challenge gender norms in class  News & Observer

Holly Jordan, an English teacher at Hillside High School in Durham, told attendees at a panel on how to support transgender students that schools should not be ...



DPS names district’s top counselor, social worker  Durham Herald Sun

Northern High School's Matt Harkey has been named Durham Public Schools' Counselor of the Year and Hillside High Schools Juston Hill is the district's Social ...



Hillside High School student Chase Kyshann Booker dies in accident on US 70 at Laurel Drive in Durham  WTVD-TV

Witnesses say the car carrying a Hillside High School student flipped over after traveling at high speeds.



Award-winning drama teacher claims discrimination in suit against Durham schools  WRAL.com

A drama teacher has sued Durham Public Schools over alleged racial discrimination in staffing and unfair compensation.



State title adds to makeover at Hillside High  WRAL.com

Hillside High has been known for poor student performance and school violence, but students say that Hillside's championship football team is a sign things are ...



Holmes Hall Honors Groundbreaking Graduate, Athlete | NC State News  NC State News

Irwin Holmes, NC State's first black graduate and the first varsity athlete to compete at an Atlantic Coast Conference school, will be honored for his perseverance ...



Hillside four-star RB Jamal Elliott commits to Oregon  HighSchoolOT

Hillside four-star running back Jamal Elliott has committed the University of Oregon, the junior announced Sunday afternoon via Twitter.



Hillside High Class of 2016  WRAL.com

Durham's Hillside High Class of 2016 graduates at Cameron Indoor Stadium on Thursday, June 8, 2016.



Hudgins, Barbara Lyon  Press of Atlantic City

Barbara Lyon Hudgins, 81 years young of Atlantic City, New Jersey, entered life's stage on April 15, 1937 as the last of eight children born to the late Leonard ...



Hurricane Florence: Latest evacuations, shelters & predictions for Western North Carolina  WLOS

LIVE: Gov. Roy Cooper holds a press conference at 5 p. m. to update on Hurricane Florence preparations. If you are having trouble viewing this stream, click ...



When Martin Luther King Jr. came to Durham  The Herald-Sun

Durham celebrates the legacy of King with several events. King visited Durham several times in the 1950s and 60s.



Durham to honor favorite son Rodney Rogers with own day tied to start of NBA season  The Herald-Sun

The Durham City Council will proclaim Tuesday, Oct. 17 “Rodney Rogers Day in Durham” at its 7 p.m. meeting on Monday, Oct. 16. The proclamation honors ...



Exhibition celebrates the artistic legacy of Durham native Ernie Barnes  WTVD-TV

DURHAM, N.C. (WTVD) -- He was a star on the football field. But it was his considerable skills off of the gridiron that earned the NFL's Ernie Barnes the nickname ...



SAT results a mixed bag. See how your local schools fared  The Herald-Sun

Firve Durham Public Schools high schools beating the state SAT average and five fall short of that number.



Antonio King steps down as Hillside’s football coach  News & Observer

Saying “it was time to try something else, somewhere else,” Antonio King announced Thursday that he was stepping down as football head coach at Hillside ...



At N&O No. 13 Hillside, football season means ‘next man up’  News & Observer

Hillside is among that handful of high school football teams in North Carolina that never has a bare cupboard. The Hornets always have someone ready to step ...



LIST: Things to do in Raleigh, Durham and Fayetteville this weekend -- February 15-17  WTVD-TV

Continue Valentine's Day celebrations into this weekend with baby goat cuddles, horse-drawn carriage rides and the NC Auto Show. Here's a round-up of ...



Hans Lassiter named new principal at Statesville High  Statesville Record & Landmark

The Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education approved Hans Lassiter as the new principal for Statesville High School on Monday.



Durham Public Schools | In-house custodians hired  Durham Herald Sun

Denise Wiggins, a custodial supervisor at Hillside High School employed by Premiere, a subcontractor of SSC *Service* Solutions, the outsourced cleaning ...



Rigged: The Voter Suppression Playbook  INDY Week

While much of the mainstream media casts Russia as the lone bogeyman of American election fraud, there's a systematic scheme of homegrown voter ...



Durham public school custodians to get higher pay, benefits. What will it cost you?  The Herald-Sun

The Durham Public Schools Board of Education on Thursday, March 8 votes 7-0 to return the school district's custodial services in-house. They have been ...



Five Innovative NEA Educators Who Are Creating New Opportunities For Their Students  TPM

National Education Association member educators are at the forefront of innovation in education. Here are 5 NEA educators who are innovating to grow ...



Where should your child go to school? Durham Magnet School Fair to offer some answers  The Herald-Sun

Parents can get a look at Durham Public Schools' magnet school programs during the district's annual Magnet School Fair, Saturday, Nov. 4.



Durham Public Schools must tackle bias to bridge racial achievement gap, school admin says  Durham Herald Sun

White students in the Durham Public Schools outperformed their white peers statewide on last year's state end-of-grade tests for students in grades 3-8. But on ...



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