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Potential Exposure Letters

Effective Wednesday, September 22, 2021, Wilkes County Schools is no longer required to send potential exposure letters to parents/guardians for COVID-19 exposures that occur in schools or during school-related activities. Please click the headline to continue reading and view the letter from the Wilkes County Health Department.

Masks Required for All Students & Staff Effective Tuesday, August 31st

The Wilkes County Board of Education voted tonight to follow all guidance and protocols included in the StrongSchools NC Public Health Toolkit.

Starting tomorrow, Tuesday, August 31st, masks will be mandatory for all students and staff while indoors and on school buses. This decision will be revisited over the next 30 days.

We appreciate your assistance as we work together to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Masks will be available for those who need one.

Welcome Back to School!

Superintendent Mr. Mark D. Byrd welcomes everyone back to a new school year! His official back-to-school letter highlights how the challenges of the past two years position us to have one of the best school years ever! Click the headline above to read the complete letter, and best wishes for a successful, safe year!

Labor Day Holiday

Schools are closed on Monday, September 6, 2021 to observe the Labor Day Holiday. Have a safe and enjoyable weekend!

COVID-19 Pfizer Vaccine Clinics

The MESH Unit will be having Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine clinics this summer. The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine has been approved for ages 12 years and up. To schedule an appointment or if you have any questions, please call 336-957-7043.
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Congratulations to our Superintendent, Mr. Mark Byrd!

Monday, June 7th, Mr. Mark Byrd was named the 2021 Northwest Region Superintendent of the Year by the Northwest Regional Educational Service Alliance (Northwest RESA)! Mr. Byrd was chosen by his peers, which includes superintendents from 12 counties in the northwest region. Mr. Byrd will go on to compete for the title of the A. Craig Phillips North Carolina Superintendent of the Year. Click the headline to read more!
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