Burke County Schools will hold several open houses and orientations on Thursday. For times: www.burke.k12.nc.us.
Music teachers and classroom teachers gathered July 29 at Claremont Elementary to learn how to incorporate world music drumming and acoustic guitars into their curriculum.
Ashley Brown and Shari Wright presented the workshop, which shared techniques on playing guitars and drums in teaching life skills and language skills. The workshops brought out the creative side of participants and sparked ideas on using instruments in class lessons.
Newton-Conover City Schools will hold several upcoming open house events. The schedule includes: Newton-Conover High: 3 p.m. today, freshmen orientation. For other dates and times: www.nccs.k12.nc.us.
Incoming kindergartners will attend one full day of school between Aug. 25 and Aug. 28. Each student will be contacted by the school with an assigned day.
Youngsters will have the opportunity to meet administrators, cafeteria workers and the media specialist and to learn procedures for lunch, bathroom, library checkout and other school functions.
All kindergartners will begin attending daily classes on Aug. 29.