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Summer Driver's Education Classes Planned

Seven sessions of Driver's Education Classes have been planned for this summer. There are 1-2 classes planned for each of the four school districts. Parent meetings are scheduled in June and July, and the $65 registration fee will be collected during these times. For more information, see the district calendar below or visit our Driver's Education pages on this site (click the article title above for direct links to these resources).
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WCS Honors Retirees

Thirty-four employees were honored on May 9th at the annual retirement banquet held at the Stone Center. Altogether, this distinguished group has provided over 860 years of combined service! Wilkes County Schools appreciates the dedication, service, and commitment shown to our students and school district by each of you, and we join you in celebrating this milestone! Congratulations and best wishes in your future endeavors!
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NC State Science Fair Award Winners

Wilkes County Schools was represented well at the NC State Science Fair this year. We are so proud of Ralee, Alea, and Anna Grace for receiving Exemplary Awards! This award is the highest in the Elementary Division and is given to the top fifteen students that compete at this level. Congratulations on a job well done!
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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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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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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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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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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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