The application process for the Vance Medical Academy is open. Applications can be accessed online or picked up from the Counseling Department at Henderson Middle School, Eaton-Johnson Middle School, Northern Vance High School and Southern Vance High School.
Pre-kindergarten and kindergarten registration for 2018-2019 is continuing! Our elementary schools have special registration events planned April 16-19. The events are from 1 to 6 p.m. at each of the schools.
The schedule for the school events includes:
Aycock Elementary - Thursday, April 19
Carver Elementary - Thursday, April 19
Clarke Elementary - Thursday, April 19
Dabney Elementary - Wednesday, April 18
E.M. Rollins Elementary - Tuesday, April 17
E.O. Young, Jr. Elementary - Tuesday, April 17
L.B. Yancey Elementary - Tuesday, April 17
New Hope Elementary - Tuesday, April 17
Pinkston Street Elementary - Monday, April 16
Zeb Vance Elementary - Thursday, April 19
Parents registering their children should bring a document with proof of the child's age (birth certificate, medical record), their immunization record, Social Security card, proof of residence and proof of income. Pre-kindergarten children must be four years old on or before August 31, 2018, and kindergarten children must be five years old on or before August 31, 2018.
To register your child for pre-kindergarten services in Vance County Schools for the 2018-2019 school year, please click on one of the links below.
Mark Sorrells, senior vice president of the Golden Leaf Foundation, presented Darlynn Oxendine, chairwoman of the Vance County Board of Education, and Superintendent Anthony Jackson with a check for $400,000 in grant allocations to fund technological innovations for students at the board’s meeting on April 16.
Dr. Cindy Bennett, assistant superintendent for Student Support Services and Strategic Planning, led a presentation during the March 19 meeting of the Vance County Board of Education to recognize the important contributions of school counselors, social workers and nurses in supporting our students.
Vance County Schools serves the educational needs of approximately 6,400 students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. Our professional staff is committed to providing the knowledge, skills and opportunities for our students to "compete in an ever-changing global community." Our community takes great pride in our schools and through its financial support, provides opportunities for all students to experience success and to prepare for the future.
A Letter from the Superintendent on School Safety
Dr. Anthony D. Jackson, superintendent of Vance County Schools, is seeking the assistance of our school families and the community to ensure that our 17 public schools remain safe.
Approximately 80 students from Vance County Schools rocked the stage at the McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center during the evening of Saturday, March 24, in their performances as part of the Arts Alive 2018 Talent Showcase. The two-hour show was the culmination of the Arts Alive celebration, featuring the artistic talents of students in our 17 public schools, that not only included the 20 performing acts in the show, but also the display of over 200 pieces of visual art work by students in the McGregor Gallery. The art work was on display from the afternoon of March 24 to Monday, March 26. There were almost 725 people who attended Arts Alive and cheered for the students and their amazing talents!
View highlights of the Arts Alive 2018 Talent Showcase at the link below.
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Annual Volunteer/Business Partner Reception at Henderson Country Club
Family Engagement on Demand is an online platform that provides parents with the opportunity to gain skills and strategies to support their child's education through online learning videos in English and Spanish.
Using any mobile device, tablet, laptop or computer, a parent can watch streaming family outreach videos that will equip and empower them to take a more active role in their child's education.
Click here to access the website!