Published: Mar 14, 2013 01:12 PM
Modified: Mar 14, 2013 01:14 PM
City school board hires three principals CHAPEL HILL
The Board of Education approved the hiring of three principals at its March 7 meeting. Jillian La Serna was named principal of Carrboro Elementary School, Dr. Janice Croasmun was named principal of Rashkis Elementary School and Sulura Jackson was named principal of Chapel Hill High.
Jillian La Serna has served as Carrboro Elementary’s assistant principal since July 2011, and as an administrative intern for one year prior. She has also worked as a teacher in the San Diego Unified School District, a dual-language teacher in our district and as a program coordinator with Durham Public Schools. She earned her bachelor of arts degree from California State University, Sacramento, her master of school administration degree fromUNC, and is currently working on her doctorate from UNC with an expected completion date of May 2014. La Serna will begin in her new role July 1.
Janice Croasmun is currently serving as the interim principal at Rashkis Elementary and has been the assistant principal there since 2006. She also spent nine years as an assistant principal with Durham Public Schools. For part of that time, she also served in a dual capacity as a technology facilitator. Croasmun was an elementary teacher for 13 years in West Virginia, Florida and Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools. She earned her bachelor of science degree from West Virginia University and her doctorate from UNC. Croasmun will begin as principal immediately.
Sulura Jackson comes to Chapel Hill High from Ann Arbor, Mich., where she was the 2011 Michigan High School Principal of the Year, and is currently serving as the founding principal of Skyline High, a role she has been in since 2006. Prior to that, she served four years as a principal in both Farmington and Detroit, Michigan. Jackson was also a teacher and assistant principal in Detroit for 16 years. She earned her associate degree from Grambling State University, her bachelor of science degree from Louisiana College and her master of education degree from Wayne State University. Jackson will begin at Chapel Hill High on July 8.25,000 eggs at Anderson Park Saturday CARRBORO
The Orange County Department of Environment, Agriculture, Parks and Recreation invites the public to participate in the annual Community Egg Hunt frm 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 23, at Anderson Park in Carrboro.
The free event is geared towards egg hunters from ages 2 to 10. The Easter Bunny will stop by and visit with the kids. Sandbox Kids and Family Fun Band will provide family entertainment. Sandbox is a five-piece kids’ and family music band from Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill, that plays rockin’, rootsy music for children of all ages – songs that moms and dads will enjoy as much as the kids.
The Home Depot will be on hand with a building activity and Kidzu Children’s Museum will be hosting craft activities and games – all in celebration of spring. Concessions will be available.
More than 25,000 eggs containing prizes and candy will be hidden in three locations for the following age groups: 2 to 4; 5 to 7; and 8 to 10. The first hunt with the youngest age group starts promptly at 10:30 a.m. with the second oldest group beginning at 10:45 a.m., and the oldest egg hunters commence their search at 11 a.m. Children should bring a basket and prepare to fill it with colorful eggs! Prizes will be awarded to those who find the numbered and gold-colored eggs.
Rain date: Sunday, March 24, from 2 to 4 p.m. (Hunt only). For confirmation, please call the hotline at 919-932-0408.
Anderson Park is located at 302 N.C. 54, west of Carrboro past the Carrboro Plaza, on the right.Burwell School to host easter egg hunt HILLSBOROUGH
The Burwell School Historic Site, 319 N. Churton St., will host its Annual Easter Egg Hunt at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 23, with a rain date of Saturday, March 30.
This year there will be over 2,500 eggs hidden across the grounds of the Antebellum historic site.
There will be two hunts; one for children under 6, and a second for children ages 7 to 12. The hunt is free, but please bring your own basket for gathering eggs.
Please visit burwellschool.org
, or call 919-732-7451 for more information.
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