The vision of STEM Early High School is to provide, student-centered instruction that meets individual needs through personalization, collaboration and a commitment to relevant learning experiences, positive relationships, and academic excellence.
"Designed with our Future in Mind"
We want to share with our families that we have a dismissal update for Friday, December 16, 2022. Elementary schools will dismiss at 12:30pm, secondary schools at 1pm and all offices will close at 3:30pm.
We are excited to announce our Arts Alive & Christmas Card design winners! Congratulations to Kia'Shanti Hargrove, Victoria Williams and Salt Hauter for winning the Arts Alive design competition. We would also like to congratulate Thuy Nguyen and Calleigh Reynolds for being the 2022 Christmas Card design winners.
Vance County Schools is pleased to announce that Mr. Nealie Whitt III has been named the new principal of Vance County High School. Mr. Whitt III is replacing Mr. Rey Horner, who has been promoted to the Executive Director of Student Services for Vance County Schools.
Today, Vance County Schools honored retired educators, administrators and support staff at the 2022 Retirement Banquet. Retirees were treated to a musical performance by Zeb Vance Elementary School students under the direction of District Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Anita Griffith! The Retirement Banquet was held at the Henderson Country Club. Vance County Schools appreciates the services of all of these wonderful and dedicated employees, and the work that they have done in and for Vance County Schools!
RoboVANCE is a robotics and coding competition open to VCS students in grades K-8. This program is for students who are interested in working as a team to learn about using robots and coding to solve real-world problems! Each school team can have up to 8 students. Only students who are willing to attend the weekly team meetings and be a true team player should apply! APPLICATIONS ARE DUE BY 5:00PM ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2022
On Friday, September 16th, North Carolina State Human Resources Director, Barbara Gibson, and North Carolina State Budget Director, Charles Perusse, visited Pinkston St. Elementary School, and read a book to students. They also visited the Center for Innovation. The NC Office of State Budget & Management (OSBM) and the NC Office of Human Resources (OSHR) donated school supplies to our students. To learn more about their visit, please read here: OSBM and OSHR to Donate School Supplies to Vance County
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 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.