Our Family Resource Center is sponsoring a free workshop for elementary parents on "Starting the Year Off Right" from 12 to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, August 9, at Perry Memorial Library in downtown Henderson. Call 252-438-8188 by July 25 to register.
Vance County Schools are operating on a summer schedule July 3 through August 11, with schools and school system offices open from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and closed on Fridays.
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
Vance County Schools serves the educational needs of approximately 6,000 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.
Dr. Anthony D. Jackson, superintendent of Vance County Schools, is a recipient of the 2017 Friday Medal awarded by the Friday Institute at N.C. State University for Educational Innovation. Dr. Jackson has been selected to receive the award along with six other superintendents of rural North Carolina public school systems. The Friday Medal recognizes the commitment of Bill and Ida Friday for educational excellence. Bill Friday was the long-time president of the University of North Carolina system and he and Mrs. Friday continued to be huge supporters of the university system and public education after his retirement from his prestigious state position.
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Back to School Bash at E.M. Rollins Elementary School
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Open House at E.M. Rollins Elementary School
The Arts Alive Talent Showcase for Vance County Schools on Saturday, March 25, featured about 70 students from the school system who shared their amazing talents in singing, dancing, reciting dramatic readings and playing instruments on the stage at the McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center.
Read about our high school graduation ceremonies and more in the school system's newsletter, The Lamplighter, for June 2017. Vance County Schools’ high schools graduated a total of 454 seniors for the 2016-2017 school year during commencement ceremonies held on May 26, June 9 and June 10. The graduates received a total of $6.6 million in scholarships to further their education at colleges and universities across North Carolina and in neighboring states.