This photo may not look like much -- just a basketball lying off the edge of the school's outdoor court.
One of the things I've always like about walking through the school yard is seeing basketballs lying around. There is generally no need to carry them home, since the school has the only basketball court on the island.
Maybe the next time you walk through the Ocracoke school yard you will want to stop and shoot a few hoops! There is often a basketball nearby.
Our latest Ocracoke Newsletter is an article about the Ocracoke Crab
Festival which was held each May from 1984 to 1989. You can read it