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Truck Day at James W. Smith.     When the scent of diesel fills the air and large black wheels fill the parking, it can only be one day at James W. Smith, Kindergarten Truck Day! On this special day local businesses and members of the community unite to speak with our smallest ... READ MORE >

Our Take on Earth Day. Shalyn Barnes, Jonathan Bauzon, Kale Calderon, Jodi Cook, Monique Kalonji. Arianna Nugent-Freeman, Nixon Prior, JonCarlos Rivera, Sophia Shisslak, Lyndsie Somers, Kenan Thornton, Malachi Warthen Do you care if our Earth dies and you had not tried to stop any of it? Do you like a world full ... READ MORE >

2017 Middle School Battle of the Books Competition.   On March 2, 2017 Craven County’s five middle schools gathered at West Craven Middle School to compete in the annual Battle of the Books competition. Students prepared for the competition by reading twenty-seven books selected by the North Carolina School Library Media Association. The list ... READ MORE >