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Vance County High School

Henderson, NC

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    Welcome to Vance County High School.  We pride ourselves in providing a very close knit environment where students can not only thrive academically but also invest time in finding who they are as a person.  We believe that the sign of a thriving community is one with schools that focus on the "whole child" concept.  Our graduation rate is on the rise, our athletic teams are competitive, more students are realizing academic improvement and we are offering students more opportunities than ever before.  I challenge you to come on out and see the good things that are happening at Vance County High School.  I assure you... together we win.  We all are Vance County Proud!

    Call 252-430-6000 to Reach Vance County High School.


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Attendance Notice

  • Stop Sign Parents, please acquaint yourself with the districts's attendance policy.  Policy Code 4400 D.- If a student is absent from school for five or more days in a semester, the principal or a committee established by the principal shall consider whether the student’s grades should be reduced because of the absences.  The principal or committee shall review other measures of academic achievement, the circumstances of the absences, the number of absences, and the extent to which the student completed missed work.

    Class attendance and participation are critical elements of the educational process and may be taken into account in assessing academic achievement.  Students are expected to be at school on time and to be present at the scheduled starting time for each class.  Students who are excessively tardy to school or class may be suspended for up to two days for such offenses.

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News & Announcements

  • Vance County Schools Named National Beta District of Distinction for 2021-2022 School Year

    National Beta is proud to announce Vance County Schools as a 2021-2022 National District of Distinction. This award is given to those deserving districts who offer National Beta in all schools in their district, and who induct qualifying students in all eligible grades 6-12 in our traditional schools. Vance County Schools is one of only 36 districts to receive this award nationwide.

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  • High-Tech Learning Accelerator Provides Experience for 2 VCS Students

    As members of the North Carolina High-Tech Learning Accelerator (NCHTLA) Advisory Council, two of our high school students, Briannah Royster and Joshua Hernandez, and our innovation lead, Dr. Destiney Ross-Putney, had the opportunity to participate in a two-day design lab in Wilmington, NC. Thirty-two students and nineteen innovation leads across the state worked in collaborative groups to tackle the design question, "What kinds of learning experiences might you design to help students learn about, prepare for, and pursue high-tech jobs?" 

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  • Vance County Schools Arts Alive 2022 Champion of the Arts & Superintendent's Choice Awards Winner Recipients

    Arts Alive 2022 gave us a day full of art and appreciation, as our Vance County Schools students showcased their talents through visual and performing arts, as well as a culinary art experience.​​ Let's congratulate Jessie Trujillo, winner of the Superintendent's Choice Award, and the Vance County School's Board of Education, recipient of the Champion of Arts Award. Congratulations!

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  • Center for Innovation's (CFI) Gargoyle Garden Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

    Vance County Schools held a ribbon cutting today for Gargoyle Garden, a musical garden located at the Center for Innovation (CFI), located at 219 Charles Street. The garden is filled with musical instruments that provide experiences for students to learn about beats, music, echo, reverberation and much more! The garden is named after the gargoyles positioned across the facade as part of the 1930's construction of the building.

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  • LB Yancey Elementary Hosts Career Fair

    Nurses, doctors, civil servants and a host of other mini-career professionals filled the halls of the L B Yancey Elementary School on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 signaling the start of Career Day.

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  • Dabney Elementary Enhances Literacy through the Laura Bush Foundation for America's Library Grant

    Students at Dabney Elementary School have been afforded the opportunity to enhance their reading selections, as their library grew substantially during 2021-2022. With hundreds of new titles, students are renewing their love for reading and finding books that match their interests. This incredible enhancement was made possible through the Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries. 

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    For the safety of our students and staff, please use this link to sign students in late or check them out early. Please be prepared to show your picture ID upon arrival at the school.

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    Students who are completing credit recovery and students who have TBA on their schedules will need to complete the course using our APEX Online instruction.  Please go to the following link for instuctions on how to log on to APEX:

     

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