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Friday, April 18
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Easter Holiday

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Today, 4/18/2014
High: 58 Low: 41
Mostly cloudy
14% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 4/19/2014
High: 66 Low: 43
Partly sunny
10% chance of precipitation.

Wilkes County Hall of Fame Induction Gala
Tickets Now Available!

Wilkes County Schools is proud to announce the establishment of the Wilkes County Hall of Fame. The funds generated through this annual event will go to support Wilkes County Schools Arts and Athletic Programs.

The Wilkes County Hall of Fame Class of 2014 will be inducted on May 22, 2014 at the Stone Center for Performing Arts from 6-8 pm. Tickets for the Gala are $50 per person. Seating is limited. Click here to purchase your ticket(s) today!


New Mobile App is Now Available!

The Wilkes County Schools' mobile app is now available for download. Use this new tool to easily navigate through current news and events, check out the latest updates with social media, access contact information, sporting scores, lunch menus, and more! You may download for free from iTunes or Google Play for use on your iOS or Android devices.

Open Enrollment for Flexible Benefits Plan

Attention ALL Employees:  Open Enrollment for our Flexible Benefits Plan is Monday, March 31st through Friday, May 16th, 2014.  A Pierce Group Representative will be coming to each school for a brief meeting that all employees are required to attend.  A follow-up date will be scheduled for employees to meet with representatives regarding questions, enrollments, and changes.  This will be the time for employees to make any changes regarding Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending accounts, Cancer, Accident, Medical Bridge Insurance, etc.  All changes made will be effective September 1st, 2014.  Dates for each school will be available soon.

Kindergarten Fun Times and Screening

Click on the image below to view the schedules for upcoming Kindergarten Fun Times and Screenings.

Little Library Installed at Millers Creek Elementary School

Dreams and Kitestrings is pleased to announce that the first Little Library has been installed at Millers Creek Elementary School.  A special thanks to Susie Ramos, Susan Blackburn, Millers Creek WatchDOGS (Dads of Great Students), and Dreams and Kitestrings for making this possible.  Throughout the coming year, Little Libraries will be installed at all elementary schools providing a unique way for families to enjoy great books!


WCS Mission Statement

The Wilkes County School System is committed to excellence in teaching and to the belief that all students can learn. Our goal is to promote high expectations for student success through a partnership of school, home, and community. We understand strong leadership is the key to preparing students to be 21st Century learners.

Mission Video

Dr. Marty Hemric

From the Desk of the Superintendent
April 2014

Dr. Gloria Houston to be Featured Speaker at Spring Literacy Event

Click on the image below to learn more about this special event hosted by Dreams and Kitestrings.

Have you heard the news about our 
graduation rate in Wilkes?


Wilkes County Schools is proud to announce the establishment of the Wilkes County Hall of Fame. Wilkes County is a community of talented individuals who were firsts in the area of banking, manufacturing, retail industries and the arts.