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School Calendar Changes

The WCS district academic calendars have been adjusted to make up for recent weather-related school closings. Student make-up days will be on December 21st (with an early dismissal) and February 15th. Click the title of this article or the "Read More" link below to view the updated, board-approved school calendars for students and employees.
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WCS Science Fair This Week

Wilkes County Schools will host the district Science Fair on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 6pm in the Stone Center for Performing Arts. We are very excited about showcasing the hard work and achievements of our students. Good luck to all participants!
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Fall Driver's Education Classes Planned

Fall Driver's Education Classes have been planned for all four Wilkes school districts. Parent meetings are scheduled in October, and the $65 registration fee will be collected during these sessions. For more information, see the district calendar below or visit our Driver's Education pages on this site (click the title of this article above for direct links to these resources).
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NC Cardinal Student Access

Wilkes County Schools and the Wilkes County Public Library are partnering to support students' ongoing education with an initiative called NC Cardinal Student Access. This program will create a library card and access for all students. This access will allow them to borrow and digitally access materials from their local library collection including hard copies of books, e-books, access to research data bases and other online materials. The library will be using the School System's student ID number to create the access. Click the Read More link below to view additional information and locate an opt-out form.
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Student Performance Grades

Wilkes County Schools has numerous areas of academic achievement and growth that reflect the tremendous efforts of the students and teachers throughout our system. We are excited to share our Wilkes County Schools School Report Card for 2016-17. Click the title of this article or the "Read More" link below to learn more.
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Enrollment & Information Updates

Wilkes County Schools is gearing up for another great school year. We are currently accepting enrollments for students who are new to our county and students who need to transfer from one school to another. We also are continuing to accept applications for Pre-K in our schools. And, finally, we're requesting updated contact information from ALL of our current students. Click the Read More link below for more information on how to submit these enrollments, applications, and updates.
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2017-18 School Lunch Information

Elementary and middle schools in Wilkes County will continue to participate in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) for the 2017-18 school year which provides free daily meals for all students in attendance. Our high schools are no longer eligible to participate, so they will be transitioned to the traditional free and reduced lunch program. This program allows eligible students to receive breakfast and lunch meal service either free or at a reduced cost. High school students not eligible will be required to pay for their school meals. Click the Read More link below to view updated meal prices.
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The Mulberry Receives Lowe's Grant

Congratulations to Mulberry Elementary school for receiving a $15,466.08 Lowe's Toolbox for Education grant! The awarded funds will be used to purchase a new computer lab to enrich the digital learning opportunities at the school. Click the title of this article above to learn more.
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Inclement Weather Announcement

Wilkes County Schools will operate on a two hour delay on Friday, October 27th. Buses will not leave schools before 7:45 am, so pick up times should be roughly two hours later than normal.
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