Duke Energy donates $50,000 to support CIS Wake’s SMART Academy

Smart Academy is Open

Dear Friend, On Sunday, May 19, 2013, we wrapped up our inaugural End of Grade (EOG) Camp. Over 170 students representing 64 schools in the Triangle participated in our five-week camp. And now, we are happy to announce that through … Continue reading

Send A Student to the Smart Academy

Dear Friend, We need you and your friends to join forces to send a student to the SMART Academy. Through a grant from Duke Energy Progress, the SMART Academy can now offer year-long programs and services to students throughout Wake County.  … Continue reading

Local elementary schools to get graduation coaches

BY PAUL A. SPECHT, ASPECHT@NEWSOBSERVER.COM KNIGHTDALE – Wake County will soon assign a graduation coach to work at two elementary schools in Knightdale. Graduation coaches are like guidance counselors that work with students – who are typically impoverished – deemed … Continue reading

Cupcakes for a Cause

Band Together Announces CIS Wake and Durham as 2014 Nonprofit Partners

Raleigh, N.C. (Oct. 26, 2012) — Band Together NC, a Triangle-based organization that uses live music as a platform for social change, has announced Communities in Schools of Durham County and Communities in Schools of Wake County as its 2014 nonprofit partners. … Continue reading

Dr. Carson’s Visit to PNC Learning Center featured on WRAL TV

Trailblazing surgeon Dr. Benjamin Carson recently visited Raleigh as part of a nationwide effort encouraging children to read, stay in school and take control of their destiny.

PNC Grant to Fund CIS Wake Pre-K Initiative

$45,000 Grant Will Establish Pre-K Program at CIS Wake Learning Centers RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Communities In Schools of Wake County (CIS Wake), the area’s largest dropout prevention agency that works in partnership with the Wake County Public School System to help students … Continue reading

NC State Football Player Inspires Students

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Belk and CIS Wake Show Appreciation For Teachers

(Raleigh, NC, Monday, August 20, 2012) As another school year begins, Belk and Communities In Schools of Wake County have teamed up to launch Educators Appreciation DAY. On Wednesday, August 29 teachers can bring a valid school ID to all Belk stores and receive a special 20% … Continue reading

CIS Wake County and PNC Bring Dr. Ben Carson to Raleigh

Annual Breakfast for September 2012

Communities In Schools of Wake County will have its Annual Breakfast on Friday, September 14, 2012 from 7:30-9:00am in the State Ballroom of the Marriott City Center hotel in downtown Raleigh. Major area business supporters of CIS Wake’s students and … Continue reading