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Vance County Schools and school system offices will be closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 23, and Friday, November 24. We wish everyone a very happy and safe holiday!
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.
Vance County Schools hosted two "State of Our Schools" information sessions on October 24 at Clarke Elementary and October 25 at New Hope Elementary to share valuable information about the programs and services in our schools.
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.
Kedecia Stewart, a teacher at Pinkston Street Elementary School, has been named the North Central Region Teacher of the Year. The announcement was officially made on November 21, 2017, at a school-wide assembly at Pinkston Street, where Stewart teaches math to fourth and fifth graders. Stewart also is the 2017-2018 Vance County Teacher of the Year. Lisa Godwin, the 2017 N.C. Teacher of the Year, attended the assembly to make the announcement. All of the students and staff at Pinkston Street Elementary School were in attendance and they all stood and cheered when it was announced Stewart had earned the regional honor. Superintendent Anthony Jackson presented Stewart with a plaque from the school system in recognition of the Regional Teacher of the Year award and a bouquet of pink roses. Stewart won the regional honor in a field of Teachers of the Year from 14 public school systems in this region of the state including Wake, Durham, Johnston, Franklin, Granville and Warren counties. She will now go on to represent the North Central Region in competition for the 2018 N.C. Teacher of the Year. Congratulations Ms. Stewart! You are very deserving of this honor and you make everyone in Vance County Schools very proud!
Dr. Anthony Jackson, superintendent of Vance County Schools, received the prestigious Friday Medal during a ceremony at the Friday Institute on the Centennial Campus of N.C. State University in Raleigh on November 15. Jackson, who has been the superintendent of local schools since the beginning of the 2015-2016 school year, was presented the award by Friday Institute officials in recognition of his outstanding leadership in implementing effective use of technology into teaching and learning each day in the classrooms of our 17 public schools.
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Community Leaders Visit Five Local Schools
Approximately 475 fifth-grade students from our 10 elementary schools again enjoyed their participation in the two-day "Environmental Field Days" event at Satterwhite Point on Kerr Lake October 25 and 26. Students have been taking part in the events at Kerr Lake for several years. The students and their teachers traveled on yellow school buses to Kerr Lake to visit six different stations over an approximately two-hour time period for each school group. Five elementary schools participated in the event on the first day and the remaining five schools participated on the second day.
The November 2017 newsletter for Vance County Schools features information on great recognitions for our school system. Kedecia Stewart, our 2017-2018 Vance County Schools Teacher of the Year, has been named the 2018 North Central Region Teacher of the Year. Superintendent Anthony Jackson received the prestigious Friday Medal at the Friday Institute on the campus of N.C. State University in Raleigh. The Vanceformation awards to school system associates who go above and beyond their normal duties were presented in early November. Read our monthly district newsletter to learn more about these significant events and much more.