The Vance County Board of Education meeting originally scheduled for Monday, November 5, has been rescheduled to Monday, November 19. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. in the Board Room of the school system's Administrative Services Center at 1724 Graham Avenue in Henderson.
Vance County High School and Vance County Middle School each won first-place trophies in the N.C. School Boards Association State Conference video contests for schools across the state during the organization's annual event held at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro, November 12-14.
Vance County Schools honored 14 employees for going above and beyond the responsibilities of their normal duties in their support for students and colleagues as recipients of Vanceformation lapel pins for the first recognition period of the school year on November 7 at a breakfast held at the Golden Corral in Henderson.
The mission of the New Hope Elementary School faculty is to teach for learning and to provide an environment where children enjoy learning. It is our aim to provide a safe and quality learning environment which fosters self-motivated, life-long learners who will become productive citizens and future leaders.
Alumni of New Hope School on July 12, presented Principal Harold Thompson, Jr., center, with a check for $2,100 to use for the purchase of instructional materials for students. Over 200 former students contributed to the donation during their reunion at the school on July 7.
New Hope School opened in 1954 serving students in grades 1-8. Several former students who attended New Hope in its early years attended the reunion. Former teachers and other school staff members also attended.
Shown in the photo with Thompson are, from left, Mary Hargrove, Brenda Hargrove, Mary Mason, Jackie Boone and Vincent Jefferson.
Thompson thanked the alumni for their generous donation and let them know how important they continue to be to the past and future of New Hope Elementary School.