The annual Teacher Assistant Banquet was held on May 31st by the Wilkes County Teacher's Assistant Association. Congratulations to those recognized for their hard work for the 2021-2022 school year!
The NCDPI's Office of Early Learning has developed and released "Literacy at Home" to provide continuing support for our youngest readers. Families and communities may use this resource for activities that specifically target the literacy skills needed to help children become proficient readers. Click the headline above for more information and to access this resource!
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.