Cycles of Life: Embracing Both Loss and New Beginnings

Life has a way of being incredibly unexpected, which in my opinion is one of the most beautiful aspects of the universe. But it isn’t always easy to break things down into "happy" and "sad" especially when the two happen together. It seems that this is just part of being

Tips for Car Traveling with kids

Quick Tips for Traveling with Children:  For long car trips, bring something to keep your little ones occupied until you get to your destination. I don’t mean give them a tablet or a phone either! Bring coloring books, or a simple card game such as uno or go-fish, play the license

The Boys & Girls Club of the Sandhills

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Phone: 910.692.0777Website: Facebook: @sandhillsbgc Address: 160 Memorial Park Court, Southern Pines, NC 28387 Now offering $25 all-day Friday passes to non-members! From games and athletics to drug prevention workshops, Boys & Girls Club of the Sandhills offers young people a range of fun and productive activities. Three Clubs, two in Southern

Happy Birthday Ce’zanne


By Joy of Art (find Joy of Art Studio on Facebook!) Please remember to sign up for our free e-newsletter and join us on Facebook or Instagram! Paul Ce’zanne was a Post Impressionist and was known for painting still life like flowers, vases, fabric and plates of fruit that he arranged

O’Neal Senior Student-Athletes for Fall Sports are Celebrated

 Senior student-athletes were recognized for the fall sports season by their coaches and teams. A special gift of appreciation was given to each senior by the School’s Falcon Club.  Fall Sports Seniors recognized are: Soccer – Sarah Massey (manager), Jaden Bozovich, Oscar "Ozz” Shriver, Joseph Dailey, Jackson Martinez Soccer.jpg: (L-R) Sarah Massey, Jaden

The North Carolina Wrestling Factory

    The North Carolina Wrestling Factory Elementary through High School Open August through June. Novice practices are Tuesday and Thursdays from 5:30 to 7:00 PM, intermediate and advanced Practices are Monday’s and Wednesdays from 5:30 to 7:00 PM Located at 261 Niagara Road in Carthage The purpose of the NCWF is to provide individuals with the opportunity

Sunrise Theater in Southern Pines, NC

Looking to plan a pleasant day in Downtown Southern Pines? Travel back to the 1900’s and revel in one of Sunrise’s many indie & art house movies, concerts, or simulcast Met operas. Commonly known as a town gem, the Sunrise Theater will have you feeling nostalgic as you snack on

O’Neal’s Model UN Competes in DC

Southern Pines – On February 2nd, O’Neal’s Model UN team traveled to Washington, D.C. to compete in the 5th annual AMERIMUNC conference at American University. Directed by veteran coach Woody Wilder, the 7-member team joined students from eleven states, Washington D.C., Canada, El Salvador and Egypt. Students returned to O’Neal

O’Neal Hosts Third Annual Science Olympiad Invitational Tournament

January 10, 2018                                                                      O’Neal Hosts Third Annual Science Olympiad Invitational Tournament Wilmington Academy of Arts and Sciences School Wins Southern Pines – Recently, The O’Neal School hosted its third annual Science Olympiad Invitational Tournament. Eleven schools registered sixteen teams. Wilmington Academy of Arts and Sciences won the tournament with Piedmont IB Middle School from Charlotte placing

O’Neal Announces Honorary Auction Chairs

January 22, 2018 The O’Neal School is excited to have Lisa Dishman and David Hensley as honorary chairs for the School’s 2018 Annual Auction to happen on Saturday, February 24th. Parents of freshmen twins, Caroline and Maddie, they have been involved with many facets of the School since they first enrolled their daughters

O’Neal Upper School Holds Honor Council Elections

O’Neal Upper School Holds Honor Council Elections Southern Pines – Five O’Neal Upper School students were recently elected to its Honor Council. An induction ceremony was held before their peers on Thursday, October 19th. Junior Jenna Burns and sophomore Joseph Dailey were elected by their faculty and peers as permanent members joining

O’Neal’s Sophia Renner is Awarded National Merit Commendation

Southern Pines – O’Neal senior Sophia Renner was recognized as a Commended Student for the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program before her peers recently. About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Commended Students placed among the top 50,000 scorers of more the

Magnetic Force

Magnets will attract (pull) or repel (push) certain objects. Join us at 11:15 a.m. and 2:15 p.m. on Tuesdays & Thursdays to experiment with magnetic force.

Testimonial from Chippers Golf Camps

I have used the services of SandhillsKids since 2009 as a quick, efficient and cost effective way to advertise my summer golf camps.  Monica is most helpful in providing the guidance for the advertising and suggesting the best way to promote the activities on the SandhillsKids platform. If you are looking

Have a Healthy Thanksgiving!

Are you looking to stay on track with healthy eating this holiday season? Maintaining your healthy eating habits may seem impossible from Thanksgiving through New Year’s. Gatherings with family and friends, work and school parties and other social events are often focused around the traditional holiday foods. This holiday season,

Have a Healthy Halloween!

Halloween is just a few short days away which means most kids are gearing up for a fun night of trick or treating! Much of the Halloween holiday is centered around dressing up and going door to door looking for sweet treats. While the focus of Halloween for kids may

5 New School Lunch Ideas

We are almost 2 months into the new school year which has many parents and kids looking to mix things up when it comes to packed lunches. After a while, the traditional peanut butter and jelly or ham and cheese sandwich tend to get old for kids. Adding variety to

O’Neal Announces Continued Dual Accreditation

July 21, 2016 O’Neal Announces Continued Dual Accreditation Southern Pines – The O’Neal School received notification in June of its continuing accreditation from the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI), an accreditation division of AdvancED. O’Neal

Boost your Energy!

Are you feeling tired and sluggish more often than you would like?  Follow these 5 tips to fight fatigue and get through the day feeling energized! EAT!  Eat a balanced diet with carbohydrates, fats, and proteins throughout the day. Do not skip meals or avoid any of these important macronutrients as

West End Fire and Rescue prepares fun surprise for returning students of West End Elementary and West Pine Elementary

West End Fire and Rescue prepares fun surprise for returning students of West End Elementary and West Pine Elementary.   West End Fire and Rescue just completed its ISO Inspection and as part of preparing for that the department repainted the Hydrants in its district as well as marked them for their

Ladies Golf Offered at O’Neal

July 27, 2016 Ladies Golf Offered at O’Neal Coaches named Southern Pines – O’Neal Athletics is pleased to announce the addition of Varsity Girls’ Golf to its fall sports offerings. Girls in grades 7-12 will be allowed to try out for the team starting August 1st. “We are excited to offer Varsity Girls Golf

TimberNook of the Sandhills

Contact TimberNook of the Sandhills 1615 Bethesda Road Aberdeen, NC 910-494-5242 Website: Facebook: Timbernook Facebook Email: Email TimberNook Forest Days – Ages 4-7 years 4-hour program We’ve done the inconceivable this year! We’ve combined the world of Forest Kindergarten with our popular TimberNook experiences to create the ultimate preschool immersion program. Come join us for year round adventures that