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WCHS Yearbook Wins Award

Congratulations to the 2022 WCHS Yearbook Staff for being inducted into the Gallery of Excellence by Walsworth Publishing! The Gallery of Excellence is comprised of an elite group of the highest caliber yearbooks which set the standard for scholastic journalism. Click the headline of this article to read more.

WCS Scholarships & Financial Aid

For her senior project, T. Wright updated the WCS Scholarships & Financial Aid website. Check out the information on these pages to help you find opportunities and resources to assist in the pursuit of your educational and career goals. Click the headline of this article to access the new website.

Wilkes County Hall of Fame Grants

Wilkes County Hall of Fame is accepting grant applications through November 30, 2022. Grants up to $1000 are available for arts, athletics, band, chorus, music, drama, and physical education programs. Click the headline of this article to learn more and apply!

Teacher Assistant Awards

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!

Fall Driver's Education Classes Planned

Fall Driver's Education Classes are being planned for all four Wilkes school districts. Parent meetings are being scheduled at each high school. For more information, visit our Driver's Education pages on this website. Click the headline of this article for a direct link.

Welcome Back!

Mr. D. Mark Byrd, Superintendent of Wilkes County Schools, welcomes you to another exciting school year! His official Back-to-School letter highlights crucial goals for the upcoming academic year. Click the headline of this article to read more, and best wishes to all for a successful year!

Bright Ideas Grant

K-12 teachers in North Carolina with innovative ideas for creative learning projects can submit an online application April through September of each year. Click the headline above to learn more and submit an application.

Meal Service Changes for 22-23 School Year

Child Nutrition will be transitioning to a more traditional school breakfast and lunch this school year. 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.

NC Digital Children's Reading Initiative

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!

Child Nutrition Awards

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!
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