Stephens-Lee High School Reunion June 2018

The North Carolina Room was graciously invited to attend the Stephens-Lee Alumni Reunion Friday night's festivities on July 6th, 2018 at the Stephens-Lee Center. We met and talked with some wonderful people--all of whom were so proud of being graduates of Stephens-Lee. We collected some good stories and memories while there.   Stephens-Lee opened March … Continue reading Stephens-Lee High School Reunion June 2018

The Highly Qualified Teachers of Stephens-Lee

The Faculty of Stephens-Lee High School: A Tribute Stephens-Lee teachers had a sense of collective pride that students, parents, and the black community could share. A major source of pride was the academic degrees the teachers held. Black high school students sometimes boasted that their teachers were better educated than the teachers at the all-white … Continue reading The Highly Qualified Teachers of Stephens-Lee

The Social Context of Teaching at Stephens-Lee High School

The Faculty of Stephens-Lee High School: A Tribute     Elynora Foster was the kind of teacher her students and colleagues remembered. Mrs. Fosterโ€™s work as a U.S. history and social studies teacher put her in a perfect position to tell her students about the contributions African Americans had made to the nation and the … Continue reading The Social Context of Teaching at Stephens-Lee High School