Graduation ceremonies can be viewed by clicking on the appropriate link below. Information and photos from the Vance County High, Early College High and AdVance Academy ceremonies are available on the homepage of the schools' websites.
The Vance County Board of Education approved the school calendars for the 2019-2020 school year during the board's March 11, meeting.
Four local educators who are cohorts with the nationwide Opportunity Culture Fellows Program were recognized at the Vance County Board of Education meeting on June 10, 2019.
The Vance County Board of Education recognized the outstanding efforts of eight Student Spotlight award winners who received the honor for their respective schools for the 2018-2019 school year based on their exemplary character and respect and caring for fellow students and educators.
All students who attend traditional schools will begin school on Monday, August 26, 2019. Open house will be held on Thursday, August 22, 2019. Information on times will be made available as soon as possible.
Vance County Schools Superintendent Anthony Jackson has been selected as the recipient of the 2019-2020 Central Carolina Regional Education Service Alliance (CCRESA) Superintendent of the Year Award.
He was presented the award on June 17, by Dr. Neil Pederson, executive director of CCRESA, during our school system's administrative meeting.
Jackson received the award for his outstanding leadership in our school system. For the 2018-2019 school year, he led the successful consolidation of two middle schools and two high schools. In addition, he has led local schools to an improved graduation rate of over 82 percent and improved student performances at all grade levels. He also has been instrumental in leading efforts to continually improve community involvement in our public schools.
There has been much interest and concern generated around the proposed Policies Governing Services for Children with Disabilities, specifically, the changes in the evaluation and identification of Autism Spectrum Disorder. To provide parents the opportunity to gain a better understanding of the proposed policy changes, the Exceptional Children's Division (ECD) of the N.C. Department of Public Instruction invites parents to participate in a public forum in order to receive clarification. A forum will be offered in each region to accommodate parent participation. The forum for the North Central region, which includes Vance County Schools, will be held on Monday, July 15, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Butner-Stem Middle School at 501 East D Street in Butner. All interested parents are invited to attend.
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM VCS Convocation at McGregor Hall to Begin 2019-2020 School Year
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Open House at Traditional Calendar Schools
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Optional Teacher Workdays at Traditional Calendar Schools
The Vance County Public School Foundation supports our local public schools and encourages the successful development of our younger generation by promoting quality education through community support in Vance County Schools. The Foundation accepts monetary donations to support programs in Vance County Schools. All donations are tax-deductible. Our Foundation is led by a volunteer board of approximately 12 community leaders. Consider supporting your Vance County Public School Foundation!
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!