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Game of the Week: Riverside wins against Orange, 28-26  WTVD-TV

Riverside High School took home the win to a 28-26 game Friday night in the ABC11 Game of the Week on Friday.

Durham high school students’ cell phones seized after sex acts reported at Riverside High  Raleigh News & Observer

A deputy at Riverside High School seized students' cell phones after hearing about a classroom where students were having sex and that a male student may ...

Don’t forget the big star coaching at Riverside High  Durham Herald Sun

Former WNBA star Wendy Palmer should also be celebrated for coaching high school basketball.

Fourth person convicted in 2013 shooting death of Riverside High grad in Durham  The Herald-Sun

A fourth person has been convicted in the 2013 murder of a Riverside High School graduate JeJuan Taylor.

Sex act between 2 students at Durham high school streamed on Instagram Live  WNCT

Authorities are reviewing claims that students engaged in sexual activity on a Durham high school campus, and some teens are under investigation for ...

Reports: Students stream sexual acts from room on campus at Durham school

DURHAM, N.C. — An investigation is underway after reports of high school students having sex in what they designated a "sex room" on campus in a Durham ...

Riverside High School student arrested with gun, drugs on campus  The Herald-Sun

A Riverside High School student was arrested Tuesday morning after he was found to be carrying a gun on school grounds, according to Durham Public ...

NBA India Games 2019: Fast facts on Indiana Pacers' forward T.J. Warren  NBA IN

T.J. Warren is one of those players who was neither on the Indiana Pacers or the Sacramento Kings roster when the NBA India Games were announced last ...

Riverside students strive to be change they want to see  Durham Herald Sun

Riverside High School's students do not fit the mold of the average apathetic teenager. Voices of student justice fill each hallway with clubs led by proud and ...

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

Hillside High School drama teacher Wendell Tabb's discrimination lawsuit against the Durham Public Schools can move forward, a judge has ruled.

Riverside High senior asks DPS Board of Education to improve conditions for students of color  Durham Herald Sun

Riverside High School senior Jaden Jules asked the school board ensure more black students are enrolled in AIG programs and Advanced Placement courses.

Riverside High student graduates after months in immigration detention

Graduation came a year later than Wildin David Guillen Acosta expected, but the experience was sweeter because of what he went through to get to Tuesday's ...

Riverside High School senior aces nine key engineering exams  Durham Herald Sun

Riverside High School senior Alon Greyber has maxed all seven Project Lead The Way engineering exams he's taken since ninth-grade.

Riverside HS student arrested after bringing pistol, marijuana to school  WTVD-TV

A Riverside High School student was arrested after police said he brought a pistol and marijuana to school.

Senior Night Is a Homegrown Doc About Basketball Players at Riverside High School  The Independent Weekly

Friday, May 18. Walltown Children's Theatre, Durham 8 p.m., $15–$25, If you missed Senior Night when it screened in the ...

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 ...

Wendy Palmer hired to coach Riverside's girls basketball team  HighSchoolOT

Riverside High School has selected its next girls basketball coach - a coach with a wealth of basketball experience.

ICE agents arrest Riverside High student for possible deportation

Riverside High School senior David Guillen Acosta headed out the door Thursday morning for school but wound up in the Wake County jail and could soon be ...

About Our 2019 Youth Reporters  WUNC

Youth Radio reporters at the annual Summer Youth Reporting Institute pitch, report, write and produce radio news stories on assignment for broadcast on.

Judge orders Wildin Acosta deported, but not yet. Here’s why.  The News & Observer

The Charlotte Immigration Court has ordered former Riverside High School student Wildin Acosta deported, according to the Durham organization Alerta ...

Durham high school students learn from 'Hamilton' cast  WTVD-TV

A once in a lifetime opportunity for students is setting the stage for their futures.

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 ...

High School Students Speak Out Against Classmate's Detention  WUNC

UPDATED March 20, 2016 — On Sunday morning, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) director Sarah Salaña issued an order preventing the ...

Wildin Acosta's Immigration Case Has Been Continued to December  The Independent Weekly

Leaving a Charlotte immigration court on Tuesday, Wildin Acosta felt like he could breathe again. It was a far cry from how he felt yesterday when he was unsure ...

A Year Ago, Wildin Acosta Was in Solitary Awaiting Deportation. Yesterday, He Graduated from Riverside High.  The Independent Weekly

“Maybe I'll go to the beach?” Wildin David Guillen Acosta has taken the week off. Yesterday, he graduated from Riverside High School, the first in his family to ...

Why I am marching in Pride, and why all educators need to  The Herald-Sun

A Durham teacher of the year says she will march in this year's Pride Celebration to support LGBTQ students and encourages others to do so.

The Morehead-Cain Foundation welcomes 75 new Morehead-Cain Scholars  UNC News

(Chapel Hill, N.C.— April 26, 2019) – The Morehead-Cain Foundation, home of the first merit scholarship program in the United States, founded at the nation's ...

Jeffrey Gunter Picks Syracuse as Transfer Destination  247Sports

Syracuse has picked up a coveted defensive end transfer to add to their roster.

Are NC students tested too much in school? Some legislators think so — and want to change that.  Raleigh News & Observer

State lawmakers could overhaul the way North Carolina's public school students are tested, resulting in fewer exams being given by the state and local school ...

Durham, Asheboro students named US Presidential Scholars

Three North Carolina students - two from the N.C. School of Science and Math in Durham and one from Asheboro High School - have been named 2019 ...

Missing teen girl is found safe, Durham police say

The girl was last seen near Riverside High School on Rose of Sharon Road.

Teachers: How student ‘dreamers’ enrich our North Carolina high school  Washington Post

Ellen Holmes and Bryan Christopher teach at Riverside High School in Durham, N.C. — and they want people to know about their school's “dreamers,” ...

VOICES OF RESISTANCE: Why this N.C. teacher is taking to the streets  Facing South

On May 16, thousands of North Carolina teachers are expected to rally at the state legislature to advocate for more resources for their students and better pay.

10 first-year students receive Chancellor's Scholarship at App State  Appalachian State University

Ten first-year students at Appalachian State University have been awarded Chancellor's Scholarships for the 2019–20 academic year.

Memorial Day events in central North Carolina  WTVD-TV

Memorial Day brings with it many events across the country and North Carolina.

Flourishing in a food truck: Ian Burris and the Dankery rise together  Duke Chronicle

A block down from Duke's East Campus, a nondescript white food truck sits behind a bar. It's nestled in the corner, almost hidden in a worn parking lot off of Main ...

Durham student charged after bringing gun to school

A 16-year-old student at Riverside High School in Durham was arrested Wednesday after he brought a loaded gun onto campus, authorities said.

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.

Durham Public Schools set for 3 consecutive days of high school graduations Monday, June 12  Durham Herald Sun

Three straight days of graduations for Durham Public Schools get underway Monday, June 12.

Durham teen, missing since June, returns home

Sara Martinez Diaz, 15, was reported missing after leaving Riverside High School on June 5.

Transfer DE Jeffrey Gunter headed to NC State  247Sports

Former Coastal Carolina defensive and Durham native Jeffrey Gunter will transfer to NC State. The 6-foot-4, 255-pound Gunter committed to Syracuse earlier ...

North Carolina's Raise the Age Will Still Leave Behind Some Young People  Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

This is the first in a series of reports investigating the history and development of youth justice in the state.

Pinecrest girls lacrosse blows by Riverside  News & Observer

The Pinecrest Patriots visited the Riverside Pirates in conference girls lacrosse action on March 17, 2017.

My Teacher: Personal Stories and Rap Battles  WUNC

WUNC's My Teacher Series is exploring student-teacher relationships across North Carolina and trying to find out what it takes to make a connection in the.

'The McNeills Will Miss You. You've Always Been Everybody's Favorite Teacher'  WUNC

'The McNeills will miss you, 'cause every time we sit around the dinner table, we always talk about how you're everybody's favorite teacher, even though we're ...

He’s Famous to many, but not the masses. Will the NBA Celebrity Game change that for Los?  Charlotte Observer

His is one of several names on the 2019 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game roster that won't ring a bell for a general audience. But Famous Los — née Carlos Sanford ...

Durham commission urges end of ICE raids following arrest of Honduran teen  News & Observer

The Durham Human Relations Commission has asked federal immigration officials to stop deporting young people from the city after a high school student was ...

These Teachers Banded Together to Protect a Student From Deportation—And Won  In These Times

A man is detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), agents early on October 14, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Moore/Getty ...

At a Durham high school, Morrisville police arrest second teen in October robbery  The News & Observer

A 16-year-old arrested Thursday at Riverside High School in Durham, NC, high school is the second person charged in the armed robbery Oct. 27, 2017, of a ...

How did freshman Chris Crabtree lead Duke to its first NCAA regional title? By heading home  The Charlotte Observer

At 6-4 and 220 pounds, Chris Crabtree looks the part of a left-handed power hitter. In Athens, Ga., where he powered Duke out of the loser's bracket and past ...

Duke Bee stalls in four-way spell-off  News & Observer

For the first time in its history, a champion was not named during the Duke Regional Spelling Bee. An hour after the scheduled end of the bee, officials and ...

Food Trucks Are So 2016. The Now Thing in Mobile Food is on Instagram, and Its Name Is the Dankery.  The Independent Weekly

In 2010, when Ian Burris was in ninth grade at Riverside High School, he started selling homemade cold-cut sandwiches to classmates in gym. The next summer ...

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 ...

Students, supporters fight for Durham teen's education  WTVD-TV

Students and supporters gathered in downtown Durham on Thursday to fight for a classmate's education.

From no Trump t-shirts allowed to gun control, it's not cool to be conservative teen  The Herald-Sun

March 19, 2018 | Teenage Republicans in North Carolina say their generation is more liberal and those who have conservative views face blowback for not ...

Wildin Acosta's Asylum Hearing Has Been Postponed Until October  The Independent Weekly

Without giving a reason, an immigration judge in Charlotte last night postponed an asylum hearing for Wildin Acosta that was scheduled for this morning. Acosta ...

UNC defensive lineman says he is transferring from the program  The Herald-Sun

Jordon Riley, a UNC defensive lineman and former three-star recruit from Durham, has announced on Twitter that he is transferring from the football program.

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.

A defiant community vows to fight state takeover of Durham elementary school  The News & Observer

The Durham community rallied at Glenn Elementary School on Tuesday, Oct. 10, to stand against a possible state takeover of the school.

Freshman UNC commit Matthew Matthijs throws no-hitter for D.H. Conley against Jacksonville  HighSchoolOT

D.H. Conley freshman Matthew Matthijs threw a no-hitter as the Vikings defeated Jacksonville 5-0 at home on Wednesday night. Matthijs is already committed to ...

Schedule: 2018 High school graduations

For students in Wake, Chapel Hill, Durham and Cumberland County public schools, it's tassle-turning time!

2 killed in charter bus crash on I-95 in Virginia

The bus had stopped in Rocky Mount so that a new driver could take over. It later crashed in Virginia.

Home Grown - Duke University

The son of two coaches, CJ Carpenter was raised at Duke and dreamed of playing on championship weekend.

Duke Baseball Recruit Spotlight: Chris Crabtree - Duke University

DURHAM, N.C. – Duke head coach Chris Pollard and the Duke baseball program are pleased to announce the signing of first baseman Chris Crabtree to a ...

Despite Deportation Order, Wildin Acosta Keeps His Faith  The Independent Weekly

Despite a looming deportation order, Wildin Acosta is trying to stay optimistic. He's been fighting his case for two years, since being picked up by immigration ...

'My Role Is To Figure Out What The Modern Student-Teacher Relationship Sounds Like'  WUNC

A North Carolina Public Radio producer, Will Michaels, is traveling the state for a project called " My Teacher. " He's helping students interview a.

Blue Devil of the Week: Partnering with Durham Public Schools  Duke Today

Name: Eliza Mathew. Position: Senior Program Coordinator of Education Initiatives, Office of Durham and Regional Affairs. Time at Duke: 3 years ...

Patience pays off for Crabtree, a Bahama native who helped Duke advance to 1st super regional

Duke freshman Chris Crabtree burst onto the college baseball scene this past weekend as the MVP of the Athens Regional.

Students Open Up Discussions To Close The Achievement Gap  WUNC

Maybe the most obvious lesson I learned from my Advanced Placement Psychology class was about math. There were some numbers that didn't seem to add up ...

Program Helps Durham Students Hone Writing, Research, Presentation Skills  Duke Today

Were America's Japanese-American internment camps considered a military necessity or a product of racial bias? Middle and high school students from Durham ...

In a Georgia Jail with Wildin Acosta  The Independent Weekly

It was one of those rooms you see in the movies: dully lit, white concrete walls, a phone hanging next to a window. I expected to see Wildin David Guillen Acosta ...

Micro-Writing is Having a Macro Impact on Identity Development  EdSurge

Students in my freshman English class have incredible stories to tell, but they aren't always eager to share them.A quick scan of the room makes it ...

Durham avoids 2-front war but ‘will fight’ possible state takeover of 1 local school  The News & Observer

State education officials on Wednesday removed Lakewood Elementary School from a list of low-performing schools that could be subject to state takeover, but ...

Jordon Riley Leaving UNC  247Sports

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Jordon Riley announced his intention to transfer from North Carolina on social media Sunday evening. A team source later confirmed the ...

Teaching students respectful discourse is key to approaching controversial topics  Education Dive

Riverside High School (N.C.) English and journalism teacher Bryan Christopher used the bringing down of a Confederate statue in Durham, N.C., as a lesson in ...

Undocumented Durham Teen To Face Immigration Judge  WUNC

Editor's Note: Wildin Acosta's hearing has been rescheduled for Oct. 3, 2017. Wildin Acosta of Durham is scheduled to go before a judge in Charlotte's.

Destinations: TerraVita Food & Drink Fest  Greenville News

Leading culinary event toasts 10 years to the future of food and sustainability.

Four Local Students Remain in Duke Spelling Bee Competition  Duke Today

The Duke University Regional Spelling Bee has reached the “Final Four.” For the first time in the competition's history, the bee ended Saturday without a ...

This educator barely graduated high school. Now he’s principal of the year.  The News & Observer

John Williams, the principal of Phoenix Academy, an alternative school for students struggling academically and with behavior issues, uses hard-learned ...

Meet Wildin Acosta  WUNC

Wildin Acosta was 17-years-old when he came to North Carolina. He enrolled at Riverside High School in Durham and was a well-loved student. Last January ...

Where is Wendy Miranda Fernandez?  The Independent Weekly

Amid fears that a Riverside High School graduate would be deported overnight, the law firm representing Wendy Miranda Fernandez says it has not been able ...

NC superintendent's event cost nearly $47K; see the invitation list

The state superintendent's dinner and event cost nearly $47000 - paid for by The Wallace Foundation - and drew about 700 people.

Winner Named in Duke Spelling Bee After Special Spell-Off  Duke Today

“S-y-m-m-e-t-r-i-c-a-l.” Standing calm /at a wooden lectern on Thursday, Triangle Day School fifth grader Jason Sorin spelled out the letters correctly to become ...

Cardinal Gibbons-Riverside halted in first quarter due to weather  HighSchoolOT

In what was the only game to see action in the Triangle area on Friday night, Riverside and Cardinal Gibbons almost completed a full quarter of football before ...

June Atkinson On The Fight To Save NC Schools  WUNC

This week, North Carolina teachers protested funding shortages in the education system by staging walk-ins across the state. Many were upset by budget cuts.

Science on the Trail  Duke Today

DURHAM, N.C. — To listen to Destoni Carter from Raleigh's Garner High School, you'd never know she had a phobia of snails. At least until her first ...

Teachers of Durham student facing deportation send him homework  News & Observer

The teachers of a Riverside High School student who is facing deportation back to Central America will meet in downtown Durham on Friday afternoon to mail off ...

Months After ICE Arrests, Durhamites Write To Undocumented Teens In Detention  WUNC

Nearly a dozen people are hunched over a long table at the LGBTQ Center of Durham on a recent evening. They're scrawling hopeful sentiments on brightly.

Top 10 North Carolina Stories of 2016  WUNC

From record flooding and major sporting losses, to the state's prolonged gubernatorial election and the immigration detention of a Durham teen, North Carolina ...

Too few available substitute teachers causing problems for Durham Public Schools  Durham Herald Sun

DPS teachers complain there are too few substitutes to cover classes when teachers are out for professional development, illness or other professional reasons.

'New Normal' ICE Action Leads To At Least 200 Detentions In North Carolina  WUNC

Last week U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents detained at least 200 people in enforcement actions around the state. Officials raided a.

The Year Of The Teacher  WUNC

This is The Year of the Teacher, a documentary from North Carolina Public Radio - WUNC looking back at an extraordinary year in public education in the.

Authentic learning this school year  SmartBrief

We asked four educators -- including the 2017 national teacher of the year -- to tell us how they plan to support authentic learning during the new school year.

We polled NC teachers about guns at school. Here’s what they had to say.  News & Observer

How do North Carolina educators feel about carrying guns in the classroom to protect students against mass shootings? We polled over 300 teachers and ...

As high school football practices begin, heat managed differently than before  News & Observer

Enloe football coach David Green can remember when his high school coach, who after first reading about Gatorade in Sports Illustrated, came to practice with a ...

Alerta Migratoria NC: Wendy Miranda Fernandez To Be Deported This Morning  The Independent Weekly

Wendy Miranda Fernandez, a Durham resident unexpectedly taken into custody by Immigration and Customs Enforcement in March, has been taken to the ...

Rep. G.K Butterfield Talks About His Visit With Wildin Acosta  The Independent Weekly

Rep. G.K. Butterfield (D-NC-1) says he saw nothing wrong with prison conditions nor treatment of inmates when he toured the entire facility of Stewart Detention ...

Jordan, School of the Arts win at Durham County track meet  HighSchoolOT

The Jordan boys' track team and Durham School of the Arts girls' track team each dominated their fields Saturday.

Community Rallies for Undocumented Teen, Despite Election-Year Controversy  ABC News

After almost seven months in jail, $10000 was raised in two days.

Durham police arrest five teens in robbery spree  WTVD-TV

Durham police have arrested five teenagers in connection with a string of armed robberies that happened in less than an hour late Thursday night.

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