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Transportation Planning for 2019-2020

The Transportation Department is currently collecting information regarding bus ridership for the 2019-2020 school year. Planning forms are due to schools by May 3rd and are available at each school or online. All students should submit a form. Click the headline above or the "Read More" link below to access and print the form.
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Spring Driver's Education Classes Planned

Fall Driver's Education Classes have been planned for all four Wilkes school districts. Parent meetings are scheduled in February, 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 website. Click the headline of this article for direct links to these resources.
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2019-20 Calendar Approved by Board

The Regular Academic Calendar for the upcoming school year (2019-2020) was approved at the School Board Meeting on January 7th. Under the new calendar, school is scheduled to begin on Monday, August 26, 2019. Click the headline above or the "Read More" link below to view the adopted calendar.
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C.B. Eller Teaching Grants

The Winston-Salem Foundation is now accepting applications for C. B. Eller Teaching Grants. Full or part-time educators of Wilkes County Schools who directly interact with students are eligible to apply for grants of up to $1,500. The application deadline is March 18, 2019. Click the headline above or the "Read More" link below to learn more.
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Congratulations, Dr. Jim Brooks!

Congratulations to Dr. Jim Brooks, English teacher at West Wilkes High School, on being selected to be on the board of directors for the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards! We are very proud to celebrate this well-deserved honor!
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Revised School Calendars Posted

Our district academic and teacher assistant calendars have been revised to include make up time for days recently missed for inclement weather. All current revisions are posted on our district calendars page which can be accessed by clicking the headline of this article or the "Read More" link below.
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Inclement Weather Announcement

Wilkes County Schools will operate on a 2-hour delay for students on Monday, January 14, 2019. This delay will allow additional time to assess road conditions in the morning. Should there be a need to close school, a decision will be made by 7:00 AM. Please remind student drivers to use caution when driving to school.
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WCS Theatre Department Presents Rudolph

The Wilkes County High School Theatre Department and Wilkes Playmakers will present an original production of Rudolph. An additional showtime has been added on Saturday, December 15th at 3:00pm at Benton Hall. We hope you'll come out and enjoy the show!
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