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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  • 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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  •  Vance County Early College Celebrates the Class of 2023

    Vance County Early College Celebrates the Class of 2023

    Vance County Early College High School awarded 33 students with their high school diplomas Friday evening at The Center for Innovation. 29 students also received their Associates of Arts or Science degree from Vance-Granville Community College.

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    Vance County High School Graduates 153

    Graduation season is officially underway in Vance County Schools, as Vance County High School awarded 153 students with their high school diplomas Friday, May 26, in the Vance County High School stadium. 

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  •  The Tailored AP Symposium

    The Tailored Assistant Principals' Symposium Recognition Ceremony

    The Tailored Assistant Principals’ Symposium Recognition was held on May 23rd at 5:30pm in The Atrium at The Center for Innovation. The dinner celebrates the collective impact projects that the Assistant Principals (APs)  have worked on throughout the 2022-2023 school year. APs were split into two teams, each focusing on a different initiative, determined by the team, they selected  Parent Engagement and Literacy. 

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    RoboVance Competes at State Competition

    In the state level competition against Davidson and Rowan-Salisbury teams, all of the teams competed in coding challenges. The Dabney Rockets took first place for the elementary coding event and STEM Card Sharks #3, an all girls team, brought home first place in the middle school division for coding.

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  •  Inaugural North Carolina Bring Your Legislator to School Day

    Inaugural North Carolina Bring Your Legislator to School Day

    Today, members of the North Carolina General Assembly took part in the inaugural North Carolina Bring Your Legislator to School Day. Lawmakers were invited by members of the NC Teacher of the Year and Principal of the Year Network, the Public School Forum of North Carolina, and bi-partisan legislative sponsors to visit schools in their respective jurisdictions and engage with school communities. In total, over 70 legislators accepted the invitation to participate.

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  •  Vance County Schools Celebrates Student Spotlight Recipients

    Vance County Schools Celebrates Student Spotlight Recipients

    On May 10, Vance County Schools hosted the Student Spotlight Recognition Banquet, where 16 students were acknowledged for their positive attitude, work ethic, leadership and overall character. 

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