Summer Driver's Education Classes are being planned for all four Wilkes school districts. Parent meetings are being scheduled with the first one taking place on May 4, 2022 at Wilkes Central. For more information, visit our Driver's Education pages on this website. Click the headline of this article for a direct link.
Congratulations to the recently named Employees of the Year in Child Nutrition! The Manager of the Year is Diane Roberts from Mt. Pleasant Elementary School, the Assistant Manager of the Year is Amanda Parrish from North Wilkes High School, and the Employee of the Year is Kimberly Holloway from North Wilkes High School. We are so proud of all of you! Thanks for everything you do!
Effective July 1, 2022, the Child Nutrition Department will be transitioning to a more traditional school breakfast and lunch. Elementary and middle school students will operate under the CEP program, which includes meals free of charge. High school students will have to complete a Free and Reduced Form to qualify for this service. Click the headline of this article for more information.
Appalachian State will be hosting a couple of summer opportunities for students in July. Innovate for Good is a Summer STEM Camp for rising 5th to 10th graders, and Technovation for Good is for rising high school sophomores through seniors. Full scholarships are available, and registration deadlines are approaching. Click the headline of this article for flyers and links.
Summer Bridge and Career Accelerator Camp will be offered from June 13-23, 2022 at all Wilkes County Middle & High Schools. This 2-week camp for rising 6th and 9th graders will provide fun-filled days to help students become better acquainted with their new school and explore possible pathways to graduation. Click the headline above for more information.
The Transportation Department is collecting information regarding bus ridership for the 2022-2023 school year. Planning forms are available at each school or can be downloaded from this announcement. Please complete the form and return to your school or scan and link it to an email to the Transportation Department by June 1, 2022. Click the headline above to access the forms in English or Spanish.