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Vance County High School

Henderson, NC

#VanceCoProud

Welcome Message

  • WELCOME

    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.


Home Schooled Families

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    Homeschool Families

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    See How You Can Take Advantage of What Vance County High School Has to

    Offer While Remaining in Your Home School

    Email Mr. Horner at rhorner@vcs.k12.nc.us


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.

Transportation

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    School Assignment/Bus Stop - New and existing parents can click the bus to search for school assignments and bus stops.  

     

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News & Announcements

  • Vance County Schools Announces Director of Elementary Education

    Vance County Schools is excited to announce Chelsa Jennings as the new Director of Elementary Education. Jennings earned her Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education and her Masters in Curriculum and Instruction from North Carolina Central University. She completed her Ed.S. in Educational Leadership at East Carolina University and is currently working towards her Ed.D in Educational Leadership from University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

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  • VCHS Athletic Update - October 7, 2021

    We have heard from our community and their desire to support Viper athletics. Safety is always our top priority.

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  • Vance County Schools Announces Partnership with Boys and Girls Club

    Vance County Schools is excited to announce a partnership with the North Central North Carolina Boys and Girls Club through a 21st Century Grant. This partnership will provide an afterschool program for students in grades 3-5 at Carver Elementary and New Hope Elementary.

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  • Hines Serving as a Rethink Education Facilitator for Vance County Schools

    Vance County Schools is excited to announce Amber Hines, K-5 Literacy Coordinator, as a participant in the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) initial cohort of educators who will serve as Rethink Education Facilitators. Through collaboration, this cohort's focus will be to improve student academic achievement, strengthen remote and in-person instruction, and reinvent school and community preparedness for new models of blended learning for grades K-8.

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  • VCS Announces Leadership Changes

    Vance County Schools is excited to announce new leadership. Click to learn more!

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  • Vance County Schools Holds Excellence in Education

    Vance County Schools held its annual Excellence in Education event on Thursday, September 9 in the Atrium at the Center for Innovation. The Beginning Teacher of the Year and Assistant Principal of the Year event kicked off at 4:30pm, while the Teacher of the Year and Principal of the Year recognitions took place at 5:45pm. 

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Student Safety

  • Ident-A-Kid Checkout/Check-in

    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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Award Winner

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APEX Online Information

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    How to Log On To Your APEX Course

    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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Club Registration

VCHS CLUB REGISTRATIONS

New Student Registration

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    Rising 9th-12th grade students in Vance County Schools should review this video in preparation for course selections and scheduling for the upcoming school year.

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Information for Home Schooled Students

  • Home Schooled Students

    Did you know that home schooled students can take advantage of many of the resources and special programs at Vance County High School such as band, Air Force JROTC, chorus, PE Courses, athletics and many of our vocational courses while still remaining enrolled in your home school?  For more information regarding these opportunities, please make an appointment with Principal Rey Horner by emailing your request.  His email is rhorner@vcs.k12.nc.us

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School Awards and Distinctions

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Vance County High School Parent/Student Handbook

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