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Wake County Public School System Names Principal of the Year

Will Chavis is principal at Enloe Magnet High School.

Durham Public Schools Students Perform in Charlotte Through ‘Hamilton’ Educational Program

Hillside High School and City of Medicine Academy teens take the stage.

Enter to Win Prizes That Inspire Outdoor Fun and Indoor Creativity

Enter to win a child-safe fishing rod, kid-friendly gardening kit, high-tech sketching projector and more.

Accepting a Special Needs Diagnosis

See past the challenges to enjoy the possibilities

What's Coming to Charlotte in 2019

Concerts and shows headed to the Queen City next year

Where to Celebrate Kwanzaa in the Triangle

Performances, arts and crafts, drumming, candle lighting and more mark this year's festivities

13 Fun Things to Do in Raleigh-Durham and Chapel Hill Over Winter Break

Make the most of the winter break. Head out to these special events, shows and places with your family.

How to Help Children Set and Achieve Goals

Mission: Ambition

Reset Screen Habits in the New Year

Small changes can make a big difference

Growing a Giving Spirit in Children

The latest 'Daddy Derek' column

Movie Review: 'Second Act'

J-Lo uses a fake resume to get a job at a prestigious cosmetics firm. There's some fun female camaraderie but you might be turned off by the movie's Hollywood values.

When Christmas Isn't Part of Your Faith

If you're not Christian, how do you help your children feel secure in their identity during the Christmas season?

Recycle Your Christmas Tree After the Holidays

Through the Happy Trails Christmas Tree Recycling Program, Wake County residents can have their Christmas trees recycled into mulch.

Digital Photo Organization Solutions

Make memories — not messes. Read tips from specialists and other moms on how they store and organize family photos.

State Parks to Offer First Day Hikes

As an added bonus, visitors involved with the North Carolina State Parks 100-Mile Challenge can add First Day Hikes mileage to their totals.

Family-Friendly New Year's Celebrations

Find a fun place in the Triangle to ring in 2019 with the kids.

New Year's Traditions Around the World

How people in different countries say goodbye to old Father Time and celebrate Baby New Year

Dec. 21-23: Holiday Favorite Shows and Movies, the Shortest Day, and Holly Jolly Storytime

This weekend in the Triangle, watch “The Polar Express” and learn about the winter solstice in Raleigh, enjoy storytime in Durham and more.

Four Singing Books of Christmas Carols

Celebrate Christmas with these caroling books from Charlotte Mecklenburg Library.

Dec. 17-20: Galletas Jengibre, Nature Play Day, Nature Nerds and Treats for Wildlife

Listen to a story in Spanish and decorate cookies in Durham, play your own way in Raleigh, “nerd out” over flora and fauna in Morrisville and make treats for winter wildlife in New Hill.

Things to Consider Before Adopting a Baby

The adoption process can be exciting and overwhelming, so being prepared can help to put you at ease.

Rube Goldberg Machine Competition in Durham Seeks Teen Competitors

A Rube Goldberg Machine accomplishes a simple task in the most complicated – and craziest – way possible.

Attend a Geminid Meteor Shower Viewing Party in Durham

Update: This event has been cancelled due to cloud cover.

4 Things to Know: Great Wolf Lodge’s Snowland in Concord

Holiday-flavored components that add to the excitement at Great Wolf Lodge.

Teaching Kindness and Acceptance Toward Differences

All children notice differences in others, it is what makes us each unique. Learn how to teach your child to accept and appreciate others' differences.

How to Include Kids in Holiday Planning

Enhance your child's executive functioning skills with holiday preparations.

Dec. 14-16: Family Fun Friday, Christmas at Bennett Place, Super Fun Saturday and a Polar Express Pajama Party

Check out Free Family Friday and attend a movie pajama party in Raleigh, learn how the holidays were celebrated during the Civil War in Durham, and create fun arts and crafts in Apex.

Carolina Parent’s 2019 Summer, Track-Out and Residential Camp Fair to be Held Feb. 17

Explore a diverse range of camp options and enter to win prizes at this year's camp fair, which will take place Feb. 17, noon-4 p.m., at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Durham.

Movie Review: 'Ralph Breaks the Internet'

Ralph and Vanellope go online in search of a replacement part for a videogame. She thinks the internet is the perfect cure for boredom but Ralph can't wait to go home.

1,300 Snowflakes Cover Glenwood Avenue This December

A collaborative neighborhood public art project displays crocheted snowflakes on Glenwood South trees for the month of December.
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Education Guide

The all-new 2015-2016 Education Guide is packed with everything parents need to know to navigate more than 500 education options and resources in the Triad, including area preschools, private schools, public school systems, charter schools, boarding schools and academic resources.

GPS [Go. Play. See]

It's your complete family guide to Triad living. Parents are busy and on the go. Use this guide to help you explore all this great area offers for families in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point and surrounding communities.

Exceptional Child

For parents of kids with special needs, finding help and support can be challenging. We've compiled valuable resources for Triad parents in our latest annual publication, Exceptional Child, which is also available as a digital guide.