Earlier this month, the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction released its first "Public School Performance Grades." On a scale of A-F, Ocracoke School earned an A.
As one of only 12 schools in North Carolina to earn an A, Ocracoke School thus joined the elite 5.4% of top-ranking schools in the state.
You can read more about Ocracoke School and this recent recognition in the Ocracoke Current and in the Ocracoke Observer.
Congratulations to the students, teachers, aids, and principal of Ocracoke School...and to the students' parents, their families, and the wider community!
This month's Ocracoke Newsletter is about the almost forgotten 1890
"Oyster Wars" that pitted islanders against outside business interests.
You can read the article here: http://www.villagecraftsmen.com/news012115.htm.