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A Message from the State Superintendent

NC Superintendent of Public Instruction, Mark Johnson, recently released a letter to NC stakeholders regarding online tools that can help one better understand our public schools. Click the headline of this article to read his letter and learn more about the NC School Report Card website and the NC School Finance Dashboard.
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2018-19 Retirees Honored

Congratulations to all the 2018-19 retirees from Wilkes County Schools! We appreciate the dedication, service, and commitment shown to our students and school district by each of you, and we join you in celebrating this milestone! Best wishes in your future endeavors!
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Summer Driver's Education Classes Planned

Summer Driver's Education Classes have been planned for all four Wilkes school districts and at the county level. Parent meetings are scheduled in June and July, 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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Travel Abroad!

All students of Wilkes County Schools currently enrolled in 8th-11th grades are invited to go to Austria, Germany, Switzerland, and Liechtenstein in Summer 2020. This trip of a lifetime includes extravagant castles, the Dachau Concentration Camp, the Munich Olympic Stadium, the birthplace of Mozart, and much more. Parents are welcome to join their students. Come to Wilkes Central High School on Tuesday, April 2nd at 6:00 pm to learn more.
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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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5K Walk, Run, Theatre Fun

The Wilkes County High School Theatre Department is hosting a 5K Walk, Run, Theatre Fun on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Wilkes Community College. The 5K will be full of fun as participants of all ages and skills move at their own pace while meeting their favorite characters along the way! Click the article headline above to learn more!
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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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Spring Driver's Education Classes Planned

Spring 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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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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