The graduation event for Early College High School will be held on May 24, at 6 p.m. in the Civic Center at Vance-Granville Community College.
The graduation events for the Class of 2018 for our other high schools will be held at McGregor Hall on Breckenridge Street in downtown Henderson.
The commencement ceremonies will be as follows:
AdVance Academy at 6 p.m. on June 8
Southern Vance at 8 a.m. on June 9
Northern Vance at 12 p.m. on June 9
For the events, each graduate will be issued tickets for family members to attend. All of the commencement ceremonies will be live streamed through our school system's website.
Pre-kindergarten and kindergarten registration for 2018-2019 is continuing! Please contact the elementary school in your area for registration information. Applications for pre-kindergarten services can be accessed by clicking on one of the links below.
The amazing art talents of Nia Branch, a fifth-grade student at Clarke Elementary School, are being recognized with her sunflower painting selected to represent Vance County Schools in a display of student artwork from across the state at the N.C. Department of Public Instruction in Raleigh.
A total of 17 Vance County Schools students, who everyday display good character and compassion for others and who are committed to making the most of their educational opportunities, were honored during the evening of May 21 at the "Student Spotlight" banquet held at the Henderson Country Club.
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.
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM "Meet and Greet" for Rey Horner at Southern Vance High School