The Vance County Schools Family Resource Center, located in our Administrative Services Center, is hosting a "Science Experiment" event from 1 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, March 30. Parents and students can come at anytime during those hours and enjoy experiment time led by Shannon Bullock, a science teacher at Clarke Elementary School! See the flyer below!
The Vance County Board of Education will conduct its monthly meeting one week early in April due to the school system's spring break. The board's meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 3, in the school system's Administrative Services Center.
Plan to Attend Arts Alive! Talent Showcase on March 25!
The Arts Alive! talent showcase for Vance County Schools is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 25, at McGregor Hall on Breckenridge Street in downtown Henderson. The show will feature almost 100 performers who are students in our schools. Student art work also will be on display from 4 to 7 p.m. at McGregor Hall. Admission to the art work display is free. Tickets for the showcase are $5 each and will be on sale at McGregor Hall beginning at 3 p.m. on March 25.
Applications for the 2017-2018 school year for enrollment in the STEM Early High School are now available and are due by March 30. Current Vance County Schools students who want to apply need to turn in their applications to their counselors by March 29. Others should submit their applications to the school system's Administrative Services Center or the STEM Early High School.
Parents of students who are eligible to attend pre-kindergarten and kindergarten classes for the 2017-2018 school year should register their children now at the elementary school in their area.
A "school within a school" serving approximately 100 in each grade level (grade 6 through grade 8). STEM Early High School offers a full range of rigorous educational opportunities in science, mathematics, language arts and social studies. Engineering and technology components are embedded in all four core subjects, as well as in the program's rotating electives, uniquely designed to support the STEM curriculum.
As a 1:1 laptop program, each student has his/her own laptop which greatly enhances the teaching and learning process. With the laptops, information/content is easily accessible, channels of communication are nearly seamless, feedback is instant and a multitude of tools to solve and demonstrate learning are at the students' fingertips.
"Designed with our Future in Mind"
The mission of STEM Early High School is to provide a small, personalized learning community that prepares students with high interests in science, technology, engineering or mathematics for global success through a challenging, purposeful program of study based on relevance and rigor and delivered in a climate of mutual trust and respect.
The vision of STEM Early High School is to provide a small, student-centered school that meets individual needs through personalization, collaboration and a commitment to relevant learning experiences, positive relationships and academic excellence.
The STEM student is a capable individual who possesses the maturity and independence to accept the challenges of the progressive school and is capable of honors level work. The student has the potential to successfully complete engineering challenges with global significance and is interested and excited about being part of a community of peers and faculty.
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Free Science Experiment Fun at Administrative Services Center