School Announcements

  • Final Exams Now Scheduled

    Final exams for the second semester for students at Vance County High School are now scheduled. The exams will be administered based on the following schedule:

    Friday, May 31: Teacher made exams during regular class time

    Monday, June 3: 8 a.m. - English 1, English 2, English 3, English 4

    Monday, June 3: 12:30 p.m. - First-period CTE exams

    Tuesday, June 4: 8 a.m. - Physical Science, Biology, Earth and Environmental Science, Chemistry

    Tuesday, June 4: 12:30 p.m. - Second-period CTE exams

    Wednesday, June 5: 8 a.m. - Math 1, Math 2, Math 3, Advanced Functions & Modeling, Pre-Calculus

    Wednesday, June 5: 12:30 p.m. - Third-period CTE exams

    Thursday, June 6: 8 a.m. - World History, American History 1, American History 2, Civics

    Thursday, June 6: 12:30 p.m. - Fourth-period CTE exams

    Friday, June 7: 8 a.m. - Make-up exams previously scheduled with the VCHS Testing Office

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School News

  • VCHS Students Inducted into National Technical Honor Society

    A total of 15 students at Vance County High School were inducted into the school's chapter of the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) during a special ceremony held at the school on April 4.

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  • Vipers Welcome Rising Ninth Graders

    Eighth graders from Vance County Middle School and STEM Early High School visited and toured Vance County High School on Friday, March 29, as they look forward to entering the ninth grade and beginning their high school careers in the new school year.

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  • VCHS Honors Graduation Marshals

    Vance County High School recognized its Graduation Marshals for 2018-2019 during a reception held in the school's media center on March 28. A total of 20 outstanding students were recognized and presented with framed certificates by school counselors during the event.

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  • Photographs from Evening of Academic Excellence

    Click on this link to view photographs from the Evening of Academic Excellence banquet held on May 20, 2019, to honor our top Class of 2019 graduates.

    Evening of Academic Excellence

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  • Class of 2019 Top Graduates

    Click here to view the Class of 2019 Top 10 Percent honored during the Evening of Academic Excellence banquet held on Monday, May 20, 2019.

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  • Graduation Live Streaming

    Live streaming of each school graduation can be viewed by clicking on the school name below. 


    Vance County Early College
    Thursday, May 23, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

    AdVance Academy
    Thursday, June 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

    Vance County High School
    Saturday, June 8, 2019 @ 9:00 am

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  • Board Seeking Applicants for District 5 Seat

    The Vance County Board of Education is seeking interest from the community for the District 5 seat on the board. Interested candidates must reside in District 5. Letters of interest will be accepted through midnight, on June 9, 2019.  Letters should be sent to: Dorothy Gooche, chairperson, Vance County Board of Education, P.O. Box 7001, Henderson, N.C. 27536.

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  • Vance County Schools Has Summer Work Schedule

    Vance County Schools will operate on a four-day work week, July 1 - August 2, following action taken on May 13 by the Vance County Board of Education. During this period, all employees will work 10 hours each day, Mondays through Thursdays. Schools and school system offices will be closed on Fridays.

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  • Vance County Schools launches Opportunity Culture Website

    Click here to learn more about Opportunity Culture!

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  • Student Spotlight Banquet Celebrates Impactful Youths

    An audience of about 160 family, friends, educators, school administrators and community leaders gathered at the Henderson Country Club during the evening of May 22, to honor the 16 students who attend Vance County Schools and have earned the Student Spotlight award for the 2018-2019 school year.

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  • Top Class of 2019 Members Honored

    Vance County Schools hosted its fourth annual "Evening of Academic Excellence" to honor the top 10 percent of academic achievers in the graduating classes at Vance County Early College High School, AdVance Academy and Vance County High School during the evening of May 20.

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  • Class Night Honors Graduates at ECHS and VCHS

    Vance County Early College High School and Vance County High School celebrated the successes of their respective graduating seniors during Class Night events held at each school during the evening of May 16, 2019.

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  • Vance Robotics Team a Winning Combination

    Members of the Vance Robotics Team from Vance County High School attended the Vance County Board of Education meeting on May 13, and received deserved recognition for the team’s first-place finish in a recent robotics competition in Wake County with teams from high schools in the area.

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  • Vance County Schools serves the educational needs of approximately 6,200 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. 


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    Class of 2019 Members Celebrate Achievements at Class Night

    The 251 members of the Class of 2019 at Vance County High School celebrated their achievements as the first graduating class from the school during Class Night festivities held on May 16.


    Parents, other family members, friends, educators and school officials joined in the celebration as they honored each of the graduates. Principal Rey Horner led the event held in the school's gymnasium.


    The Air Force Junior ROTC presented the U.S. and N.C. Flags and some of the school's chorus members sang The Star Spangled Banner.


    Several representatives of colleges and universities, sororities, fraternities, civic organizations and others presented graduates with college scholarships that total well over $4 million.


    Seniors Laura Care and Robert Susewell served as the mistress and master of ceremony. Fellow Class of 2019 members Deana Hawkins and Corey Baldwin welcomed everyone to their Class Night. Sarah Alzubairi, another senior, led the recognition of honored guests. Later, the Class Song was sung by Quentajah Marrow and everyone enjoyed watching the Class Slide Show.


    It was a special night for the members of the Vipers' first graduating class.



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