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Charter Day School Unveils New Kindergarten Building on First Day of School

Leland, NC – Charter Day School students returned to school on July 19th, 2018. A brand-new Kindergarten building greeted students as they entered campus. The new state-of-the-art building houses four classrooms and two intervention rooms for private instruction. The building was built over a period of six months. As students arrived teachers and volunteers stood outside to welcome them. At 8:00 AM all students recited the school pledge and started learning math, reading, grammar, handwriting, history and Latin.

Charter Day School Leland

Laurie Benton, Headmaster of Charter Day School, commented, “We are so grateful our success at Charter Day School has allowed us to reinvest in state-of-the-art facilities for our students. The teachers were almost as excited as the students! Everyone is so excited for the new school year. We pride ourselves on educating good citizens and every year we get to nurture that opportunity again.”

Set amidst 80 acres in Leland, NC, the Charter Day School (CDS) is in its 18th year as a high-performing program of classical education for kindergarten through 8th grade.  With parents in North Carolina having the freedom to choose – tuition free – where their children are educated, CDS is a public charter school that draws over 950 students from across Brunswick, Columbus, New Hanover and Pender counties.

Located at 7055 Bacons Way NE, Leland, NC 28451, Charter Day School is one of four public charter schools managed by The Roger Bacon Academy, Inc. The other schools include Douglass Academy in Wilmington, Columbus Charter School in Whiteville, and South Brunswick Charter School in Southport. Charter Day School is a tuition-free, public charter school that welcomes all students, regardless of income, ability, or address.  To learn more or enroll online, please visit

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Allison Barrett Carter

Allison is a freelance writer who relocated to Leland from Chapel Hill with her husband and two sons. After a career in content marketing and overseeing the launch of the NC Blogger Network, she was excited to find a career with the Magazines that merges her passions: journalism and online content to enhance community. Her creative writing essays have appeared in places such as New York Times, Washington Post, Today's parenting, Redbook, Verily Magazine, Women's Running, Role Reboot, elephant journal and numerous print anthologies, such as Chicken Soup for the Soul and Double Bind (a Norton anthology). Allison loves watching her sons play on the beach and paddling the river behind their house.

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