Chapel Hill-Carrboro Board of Education

OP Candidate Coming Out Party

Join us for OrangePolitics' third annual Candidate Coming Out Party to meet your candidates on the final day of filing for municipal and school board races! 

These events have been very popular with current and hopeful elected officials, and this is a great way to find out who is running and ask them why. 

The official Facebook event to RSVP and share with friends is below.


Friday, July 19, 2013 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm


TRU DELI + WINE, 114 Henderson St., Chapel Hill,

School board forum at Chinese School of Chapel Hill

There will be total 4 candidates attending (J. Barrett, M.
Barroughs, K. Castellano and M. Kelly). Each will be allowed to speak
for up to 8 minutes. Q&A will follow. Some social time will be allowed
at end. Forum will end by 6:00 PM. Principal of Chinese School of
Chapel Hill, Ms. Gu, will be the moderator.


Saturday, October 22, 2011 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm


room 624 of McDougle Middle School (900 Old Fayetteville Road)

Justice United Fall Delegates Assembly

According to Facebook:

Gathering starts at 6:00PM,
Meeting 6:30 to 8:00
We start and end on time.

More than 150 delegates of Justice United will meet with candidates for elected office and decision makers. Justice United leaders will discuss the specifics of the Justice United Action Agenda for the Common Good which was developed with the input of more than 1,000 residents of Orange County.

For more information, contact Stephanie Perry at 919-403-7082 or the Justice United office at 919-403-7082.


Monday, October 24, 2011 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm


Friends and Family Hall, Saint Thomas More Catholic Church 940 Carmichael Street, Chapel Hill

Live Online Candidate Forum: Chapel Hill-Carrboro Board of Education

The editors of OrangePolitics are excited to announce our first-ever online candidate forums for the upcoming Chapel Hill-Carrboro school board, Carrboro Board of Aldermen, and Chapel Hill Town Council elections. Orange County journalist Kirk Ross, former editor of the Carrboro Citizen and a columnist for both the Citizen and the Independent Weekly among others, will serve as the moderator of all three forums.

Each forum will consist of real-time written conversations between the candidates and the moderator. Questions will be solicited from OP readers before and during the forum. The moderator will have final say in question selection. The events will take place online at, with one evening dedicated to each race covered.

Learn more and suggest questions at  


Sunday, October 9, 2011 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm


Lake Hogan Farms Dem Precinct forum for School Board candidates

Date:  October 18, 2011
Contact:  Susan Romaine at 919-619-3408 (cell) or


Hogan Farms Precinct of Orange County Democratic Party Hosts Forum for Candidates Running for Chapel Hill-Carrboro Board of Education


The Hogan Farms Precinct for the Orange County Democratic Party will be hosting a candidate forum for Chapel Hill-Carrboro Board of Education on Wednesday, October 26th from 7:30 – 9:00 pm at the Lake Hogan Farms Club House.  The address for the Club House is 101 Commons Way, Chapel Hill, NC  27516.

There will also be a meet and greet at the Club House beginning at 7:00 pm.  

The moderator for the evening is Fred Black, Host for WCHL News.  The following candidates have confirmed that they will be able to attend the forum:  Mia Day Burroughs, James Barrett, Kris Castellano, Annetta Stokes Streater, Michael Kelley, and Jamezetta Bedford.

The forum will feature two-minute opening statements from each of the six candidates, followed by 40 minutes of questions from the moderator and 40 minutes of questions from the audience, and then two-minute closing statements from the candidates. 

“At a time when the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Public Schools are facing many pressing issues, the forum will give the voters an opportunity to determine which candidates can provide the best leadership over the next four years,” says Susan Romaine, chair of the Hogan Farms Precinct for the Orange County Democratic Party.


Wednesday, October 26, 2011 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm


Lake Hogan Farms Club House (101 Commons Way, Chapel Hill)



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