Julia Aron hired as next BUES principal; BHS to get two lead teachers

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The Calhoun County School Board approved the hiring of Julia Aron as the new principal of Bruce Upper Elementary and scrapped its idea of an assistant principal at Bruce High and instead endorsed two “lead teacher” positions on the recommendation of new BHS Principal Dallas Gore.
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Moore tells school board he doesn’t recommend tax increase

Mike Moore

Superintendent Mike Moore told the school board he couldn’t recommend the proposed tax increase in the budget presented to the public Thursday night but that it is needed.
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School officials’ court trial may move to Bruce

Mike Moore

The trial of two Calhoun County school officials charged with failing to report alleged sex crimes at Bruce High School to proper authorities may be moving to Bruce Municipal Court.
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Budget hearing for school district Thursday evening; tax increase proposed

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The Calhoun County School Board will host a public hearing Thursday evening to take comments on their proposed budget for next fiscal year which includes a near 3-mil tax increase.
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School Board wants assistant principal at BHS; tax increase proposed to make up for lost state funds

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The Calhoun County School Board outlined its desire for an assistant principal position at Bruce High School Monday night at an informal budget workshop held in Pittsboro.
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Superintendent says BUES principal position will be filled next month; lot of moves by teachers approved

Mike Moore

Sup. Mike Moore told the school board Tuesday night he’ll start interviewing candidates for the BUES job this month (June).
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‘City Seniors honor Tripp Macon prior to graduation

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The CCHS class of 2017 presented Julia Macon with a desk that was her late son Tripp Macon’s when he was in second grade.

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Charges against superintendent, BHS principal upheld by judge

Mike Moore

Calhoun County Superintendent Mike Moore and Bruce High Principal Michael Gillespie will next face a trial in justice court after Circuit Judge Kelly Luther upheld charges filed by the Bruce Police Department citing the two for failing to report an alleged sex crime at Bruce High School.

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New Beta members inducted at Academy

Beta Inductees

The 2017 Beta Induction was held on May 5 at 11 a.m.
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Hearings set for three school officials charged with not reporting alleged sex crime

Mike Moore

Probable cause hearings have been set for next Wednesday, May 24 for three Calhoun County school officials charged with failing to report alleged sex crimes by a teacher against a Bruce High School student.
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