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Updates for the Week of May 2nd
*Tuesday, May 3rd - Class officer applications are due by the end of the school day.

*Tuesday, May 3rd - This is the last day to get tickets for the Prom Grand March scheduled for 7:00 p.m. on Friday, May 6th. Scholars are asked to see Mrs. Woolard or Mrs. Gardner for tickets.

*Wednesday, May 4th - Home Satellite Day - Scholars are to access their assignments for the day either from their class Canvas page or via email from their teacher.

*Friday, May 6th - This is the final day for this school year to order items from our NERSBA Spirit Wear collection. The collection is on display located near the office.

*Friday, May 6th - The Junior-Senior Prom will be held at Yankee Hall in Pactolus. The Grand March will begin at 7:00 p.m. with the prom immediately following. Tickets for the Grand March must be secured by the end of the day on Tuesday, May 3rd.

*Friday, May 13th - NERSBA will operate on a Satellite Conference Day from 9:00 a.m.-2:15 p.m. Scholars from each county will meet at a designated site in their county. Breakfast and lunch will NOT be provided and transportation will NOT be provided.

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Bojangles coupon books are currently on sale through the NERSBA Administrative Office for $5 each. Funds from these sales will be used to assist with prom expenses.
NERSBA Scholars Commit to Prom PROMise
Several scholars who are attending the Junior-Senior Prom on May 6th made the commitment to Prom PROMise. Prom PROMise is when students make a commitment to have a safe and sober prom night.
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Scholar's Blog is Published by the American Forest Foundation
Jordyn Gray, a 10th grade scholar at NERSBA, recently had her blog, "An Agricultural Perspective," published by the American Forest Foundation of Washington, D.C. at https://www.forestfoundation.org/an-agricultural-perspective.
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Scholars Tour the USCG Station
All 9th grade scholars recently had the opportunity to tour the US Coast Guard Station in Elizabeth City. In the morning, scholars were given the opportunity to tour the C130 Aircraft which is used for surveillance and rescue missions and the HH-60T Medium Range Recovery Helicopter.
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Scholars Participate in MCC Career Day
On April 3rd, the NERSBA sophomores and juniors participated in the Martin Community College Career Day. There were several workshops provided including Medical Assisting, Criminal Justice, EMT, Agriculture, and many more. The workshops provided...
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Scholars Participate in Engineering Design Activities
During the March Satellite Day, scholars participated in engineering design activities. Scholars were given a roll of duck tape along with 3 popsicle sticks and were challenged with creating a device that would float and carry additional weight. Scholars used the Engineering Design Process to develop a product that would meet the requirements.
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Scholars Place at Tidewater Federation Events
Several Scholars participated in the Tidewater Federation Events at the Vernon James Center in Plymouth on Thursday, April 7th. We had students compete in several events.
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Scholar Grows Lavender Plants for SAE
All NERSBA scholars are required to complete a Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) project each year during their time at NERSBA. Scholars must document the time spent on this project, collect pictures relating to their experience and explain what was learned through this experience. Thomas Wilson, a junior at NERSBA,...
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NERSBA's Got Talent Show Held
On March 22nd, some of our scholars participated in the “NERSBA’s Got Talent” talent show. They spent weeks practicing their talents to get ready for the special night. The participants included...
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Robotics Club at NERSBA
NERSBA has received a new addition to the school thanks to the improved club opportunities provided by the SMART lunch schedule. This new addition is the NERSBA Robotics Club, which highlights the “Technology and Engineering” part of STEM.
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NERSBA Scholars Place 2nd in Math Competition
NERSBA scholars participated in the High School Mathematics Contest at East Carolina University on March 22, 2016. They placed second in the 1A school division. The scholars participated in Math 1, Math 2, Math 3, and Comprehensive competitions.
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Scholars Participate in FFA Week
Throughout the week of February 22nd -27th NERSBA celebrated the National FFA week...

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NERSBA's Got Talent Show is Held
NERSBA is full of people with many talents outside of the academic spectrum. With this in mind, the school hosted its first ever “NERSBA’s Got Talent Show” on Thursday, December 10th. This talent show was the...
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NERSBA Holds NHS Induction Ceremony
On Thursday, December 3, 2015, the Northeast Regional School of Biotechnology and Agriscience held its first ever National Honor Society Induction Ceremony. Fifty-two juniors and seniors were inducted into this organization based on their...
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Scholars Participate in Labs with NC BioNetwork
Recently, NERSBA sophomore scholars in Ms. Gurganus’ chemistry classes participated in lab experiments with the NC BioNetwork.
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Scholars Participate in Moonlight Paddle
Several NERSBA Scholars participated in the Inner Banks Outfitters'(IBXO) "Moonlight Paddle". Scholars, accompanied by guides & guests with Ms. Paul and Ms. VanderMeeden, entered the Pamlico River by Backwater Jacks and paddled towards the Washington draw bridge and turned back. Thank you to IBXO for this opportunity!​ (submitted by Noah Ayers)
NERSBA Jacket Presentation Ceremony Recently Held
On Thursday, October 22nd, the first FFA Jacket Ceremony at NERSBA was held. The ceremony was opened by our chapter president, Tyra Smallwood. Our principal, Mr. Davis, then continued the ceremony by talking about his experiences in the FFA back when he was in the same building we are in now. Margo Lilley, our Student Advisor, gave...
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Scholars Participate in Gem Mining
Scholars in Ms. Paul's Earth and Environmental classes and Ms. Gurganus' Chemistry classes recently participated in a gem mining activity. Some juniors, seniors, teachers and their kids joined in the gem mining experience as well. In the Diamond Del’s Gem Mining Adventure, scholars were given a box of rocks and minerals. They used...
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NERSBA Participates in NC State FFA Convention
In June, over 20 NERSBA scholars attended the 87th North Carolina State FFA Convention held in Raleigh, NC. Teams that competed were: Parliamentary Procedure, Agriculture Tools & Materials (Tool ID), Horticulture, Floriculture, Agriscience Fair, and Creed. Eleven NERSBA scholars walked across the stage to receive their State FFA Degree. Senior Kaila Smith placed third in Agriscience Fair overall. We are proud of those students that attended! (submitted by Noah Ayers)
NERSBA Scholars Participate in VIP for a VIP and Tour MCC
On Tuesday, September 15, 2015, the junior and senior classes visited Riverside High School to participate in the VIP for a VIP program and visited Martin Community College for a tour and meet and greet with the professors.
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NERSBA Participates in Ag Expo 2015
On November 12, 2015, NERSBA scholars and staff participated in the Northeast Regional Ag Expo 2015 at the Senator Bob Martin Eastern Agricultural Center in Williamston, NC. The event provided attendees with the opportunity to meet with representatives of local, agriculture-related...
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NERSBA Holds 1st FFA Meeting for the 2015-16 School Year
August 27th, 2015 was a very exciting day for the 2015-2016 NERSBA FFA officer team as well as the agriculture advisors. That day was our first chapter FFA meeting of the school year. All of the officers did a great job with their parts as well as the skit that was planned. Our goal as a chapter this year is to amplify FFA! (submitted by Summer Taylor)
NERSBA Sharpshooters Participate in Tournament
The North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission’s Hunter Education Program holds annual tournaments as an opportunity for youth to showcase outdoor skills and demonstrate safety. Teams are organized within public and private schools, while home-schooled students and teams representing organizations such as 4-H or FFA also can compete. On March 28th, NERSBA
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Scholars Tour the U.S. Coast Guard Station
Ninth grade scholars recently toured the U.S. Coast Guard Station in Elizabeth City, N.C. They were able to learn...
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Scholars Participate in Field Experience at Oregon Inlet
The field experience taken by NERBSA scholars to Oregon Inlet was to see what creatures live in different environments. Scholars went to two sites. The first site was...
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Scholars Transplant Potato Plants
NERSBA scholars recently participated in potato transplanting with Mr. Mark Clough, a research at the Vernon G. James Research and Extension Center (VJC). Scholars learned about...
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