Consummate educator looks back on 23-years at William Fleming High School
by S. Rotan Hale
It’s no secret that effective and compassionate educators are becoming extinct as our troubled world rapidly changes in drastic ways.
Faced with the advent of a new breed of student, it is imperative that a new breed of teacher rises to the task of educating today’s youth.
No one feels the bite of this modern-day dilemma as Ruth Claytor–who after 23-years as a teacher and principal with Roanoke City Public Schools has chosen to leave it all be- hind and retire. Continue reading Longtime educator retires from RCPS
In April of this year Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity bestowed National Award recognition upon Kevin Hopson, a former member of Alpha Kappa Lambda Chapter and Virginia Tech’s Theta Iota Chapter. His National Recognition was for Great Valley Scouter and he earned “National Service Recognition 2017.” Continue reading Home Town Achiever
NAACP remains poised and committed to seizing the future: legacy civil rights organization creates bold new vision
BALTIMORE, MD–The NAACP, America’s oldest and largest national civil rights organization, has announced its 108th annual convention, Saturday – Wednesday, July 22 – 26 at the Baltimore Convention Center, One W. Pratt St. Continue reading NAACP announces 108th National Convention, ‘Steadfast and Immovable’
The Roanoke Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Sorority, Inc. will sponsor its annual summer reading program focusing on African-American males in grades K-5. EMBODI (Empowering Males to Build Opportunities for Developing Independence.) is a program for males under the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Education Program. Continue reading Deltas sponsor Summer Reading Program