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We have a Unified Champion Schools Toolkit and Resource Guide just for you!
This toolkit will be a great first step in ensuring you feel comfortable and informed on how to build and sustain a successful Unified Champion School. In addition to this resource, you always have access to the SONC staff who are committed to supporting your Unified Champion School efforts!
Join the Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools 1,000 Club!
Do you have what it takes to beat our top schools from the 2022-2023 school year:
1st Place: Southern Alamance High School, Alamance County
2nd Place: Enka Intermediate School, Buncombe County
3rd Place: John T Hoggard High School, New Hanover County
4th Place: Shelby Middle School, Cleveland County
5th Place: Smithfield-Selma High School, Johnston County
Join this year’s 1,000 Club challenge through the GooseChase app! Click here for detailed instructions on how to get started.
Time to Register: Partner Up Power Up is SO Good!
Registration for the fall season of Partner Up Power Up is now available. The 8-week program will run from Monday, October 16 – Sunday, December 17 with a weekly zoom call on Thursdays at 10 a.m.! Use the following link to get your school registered. All rosters will need to be submitted to email@example.com.
Over the Edge: Sky High For Schools Challenge
Join us September 30 in downtown Raleigh for the experience of a lifetime! Schools that raise $1,000 or more can nominate one brave individual to rappel down a 30-story skyscraper for Special Olympics North Carolina! Are YOU brave enough to go Over the Edge?! Learn more.
Unified Champion City Schools: Be a part of the Youth Leadership Experience in Charlotte!
Searching for an opportunity to elevate your students’ involvement within Special Olympics North Carolina? Middle and high school students in the Charlotte area are invited to volunteer at the 2023 SONC Fall Tournament as part of our Youth Leadership Experience! Contact Renai Lilly for more information about the upcoming Youth Leadership Experience in November.
Sign up to be a Unified Champion School!
The participation form for the 2023-2024 school year is now available! By signing up with Special Olympics North Carolina to become a Unified Champion School, you are playing a pivotal role in making our schools and communities a more accepting and inclusive place for all. This participation form is your agreement to complete the requirements of being a Unified Champion School. To learn more and get started, please fill out the following form!
September 30: Over The Edge
- 150 Fayetteville St., Downtown Raleigh
October 16 – December 14: Partner Up Power Up
- This eight-week training program is Unified so both individuals with and without intellectual disabilities can train together. It can be fully done from home with materials provided and online resources available.