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WCS Kindergartener Rings the Literacy Bell

Kellan Barton, a kindergartener in Ms. Campbell's room at North Wilkesboro Elementary School, was the first child to ring the new Literacy Bell at the Wilkes County Public Library! He was SO proud, and we are so very proud of HIM! The bell ringing ceremony is the third Monday of every month at 5:30pm or by appointment. Click the link below to learn more!
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Middle Schools Participate in The Leader in Me

Community LEAD Day was recently hosted in two of our middle schools. This was a wonderful opportunity to showcase how our students are growing as leaders. The Leader in Me program is being implemented in all four of our middle schools and focuses on teaching leadership and social-emotional skills. Click the article header above or the "Read More" link below to learn more about this program and how to support it.
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National Recognition for North Wilkes JROTC

North Wilkes High School received national recognition on April 5th when they were featured during the Salute to Troops segment of HLN's Morning Express with Robin Meade. Click the article title above or the Read More link below to view the segment on the Morning Express Twitter Feed. Congratulations, Cadets!
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Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

The Wilkes County Hall of Fame (WCHOF) Governing Board would like to announce the fourth class of inductees. The eight inductees were chosen from over fifty-five nominees. The 4th Annual WCHOF Induction/Gala will be May 25, 2017 in the Stone Family Center for Performing Arts. Click the article header above or the "Read More" link below to see the complete list of name and to learn more about this program.
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WCS Receives Eleven New School Buses

Wilkes County Schools is excited to announce that we just received eleven brand-new school buses from the state! These will be replacing old buses in our current fleet. They should be transporting students to and from school very soon, so be watching for them out on the roads!
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School Board Approves 2017-2018 Academic Calendar

The school board recently approved the academic calendar for the 2017-2018 school year. It is now accessible from the District Calendars page on this site. Updates to the current academic and teacher assistant calendars due to weather-related closings from January 9-11 have also been posted on this page. Click the "Read More" link below for additional information and a direct link to the District Calendars webpage.
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WCS Community LEAD Day

Join us on March 31, 2017 for Community LEAD Day! This special event will be held at North Wilkes Middle School and West Wilkes Middle School from 10:00-11:30am and 1:00-2:30pm. Click the "Read More" link below or the title of this article above to access the RSVP link and indicate the location and time you plan to attend! We are excited to share how our middle school students are growing as leaders!
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Pre-K and Kindergarten Fun Times and Screenings Scheduled

Kindergarten Fun Times and Pre-K/K Screening Dates have been scheduled and announced throughout our district. If you have a child who will be coming to Pre-K or Kindergarten next school year, please make plans to attend one of these screenings. Click the "Read More" link below or the article title above to learn more.
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Fighting the Flu

Everyday preventive actions can help slow the spread of germs that can cause many different illnesses and may offer some protection against the flu. Please check out the attached informational flyer from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention to learn more about preventing and fighting the flu. Click the heading of this article or the "Read More" link below to learn more about protecting your family.
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