8th grade graduation will be June 8, 5pm-7pm, with a reception immediately after.
Attention Rising 6th Graders,
Acceptance letters went out, look for them in the mail. If you received an acceptance letter please confirm by calling the STEM office no later than May 19th.
Also, interested Rising 7th and 8th Graders applications will be available in July.
Live streaming of each school graduation can be viewed by clicking on the school name below.
Western Vance High School
Friday, June 9, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Vance County Early College
Friday, May 26, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Parents of students who are eligible to attend pre-kindergarten and kindergarten classes for the 2017-2018 school year should register their children now at the elementary school in their area.
The Vance County Board of Education at its regular monthly meeting approved important facility changes for the school system beginning at the start of the 2017-2018 school year.
A "school within a school" serving approximately 100 in each grade level (grade 6 through grade 8). STEM Early High School offers a full range of rigorous educational opportunities in science, mathematics, language arts and social studies. Engineering and technology components are embedded in all four core subjects, as well as in the program's rotating electives, uniquely designed to support the STEM curriculum.
As a 1:1 laptop program, each student has his/her own laptop which greatly enhances the teaching and learning process. With the laptops, information/content is easily accessible, channels of communication are nearly seamless, feedback is instant and a multitude of tools to solve and demonstrate learning are at the students' fingertips.
"Designed with our Future in Mind"
The mission of STEM Early High School is to provide a small, personalized learning community that prepares students with high interests in science, technology, engineering or mathematics for global success through a challenging, purposeful program of study based on relevance and rigor and delivered in a climate of mutual trust and respect.
The vision of STEM Early High School is to provide a small, student-centered school that meets individual needs through personalization, collaboration and a commitment to relevant learning experiences, positive relationships and academic excellence.
The STEM student is a capable individual who possesses the maturity and independence to accept the challenges of the progressive school and is capable of honors level work. The student has the potential to successfully complete engineering challenges with global significance and is interested and excited about being part of a community of peers and faculty.