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    Graduation Events for Class of 2018


    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.


    Graduation Ceremonies Procedures


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  • Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Registration


    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.

    Pre-Kindergarten Application for 2018-2019 in English

    Pre-Kindergarten Application for 2018-2019 in Spanish

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  • Branch's Art Chosen for Display in Raleigh

    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.

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  • "Student Spotlight" Winners Honored at Banquet

    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.

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  • District Honors Top 2018 Graduates

    Vance County Schools hosted the annual “Honoring Academic Success” banquet for the top graduating seniors in the Class of 2018 during the evening of Wednesday, May 16, at McGregor Hall in downtown Henderson.

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    Vance County Schools serves the educational needs of approximately 6,400 students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. Our professional staff is committed to providing the knowledge, skills and opportunities for our students to "compete in an ever-changing global community." Our community takes great pride in our schools and through its financial support, provides opportunities for all students to experience success and to prepare for the future.  



    Vance Board of Education Names New Middle, High Schools and Selects Principals 

    The Vance County Board of Education has approved naming the newly combined middle and high schools for the 2018-2019 school year Vance County Middle School and Vance County High School. Board members also selected Rey Horner as principal of the new high school and Heddie Somerville as principal of the new middle school.
    The board members took the action during their regular monthly meeting held on Monday, April 16. 


    A Letter from the Superintendent on School Safety 

    Dr. Anthony D. Jackson, superintendent of Vance County Schools, is seeking the assistance of our school families and the community to ensure that our 17 public schools remain safe.

    Letter From Superintendent

McKinney-Vento Homeless Education

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  • Vance County Schools Honors Associates

    Vance County Schools honored 17 school system associates at its most recent Vanceformation breakfast held on May 10 at the Golden Corral restaurant in Henderson. Each of the associates, who have demonstrated outstanding work beyond their normal job duties in supporting students and colleagues in our public schools, was presented a Vanceformation lapel pin by Superintendent Anthony Jackson. He was assisted in the presentations by Dr. Trixie Brooks, Dr. Cindy Bennett and Jennifer Bennett, all assistant superintendents, and Michelle Burton, chief Human Resources officer for the school system.

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  • Family Engagement on Demand (FEOD) 

    Family Engagement on Demand is an online platform that provides parents with the opportunity to gain skills and strategies to support their child's education through online learning videos in English and Spanish. 

    Using any mobile device, tablet, laptop or computer, a parent can watch streaming family outreach videos that will equip and empower them to take a more active role in their child's education. 

    Click here to access the website!

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