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Enrollment Screenings Postponed

Due to the Governor's orders to close schools and the issues surrounding the Coronavirus pandemic, all Pre-K and Kindergarten screenings have been postponed at this time. When schedules resume, updates will be provided on our district home page and social media accounts.
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Meal Distribution Information

Wilkes County Schools will offer breakfast and lunch service beginning Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Our Sites will serve children between 1 and 18 years of age. Meals are available at each school site with the exception of Wilkes Early College High School and may be picked up through the car line. Click the headline above for more information.
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Community Meal Stops

In addition to meal distributions at each school site (except Wilkes Early College High School), there are also numerous places in our community to pick up food for children between 1 and 18 years of age. Click the headline above to view the master list of community meal stops. Please know these are estimated times and stops are subject to change depending on the number of meals served this week!
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Staff Updates Amid Coronavirus Closings

Wilkes County Schools will be closed for students for the next 2 weeks as ordered by Governor Cooper. Tuesday, March 17th through Friday, March 20th will be Optional Teacher Workdays for Wilkes County Schools. Click the headline to read more.
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Cold & Flu Tips

In the midst of an active cold and flu season, there are important tips we should all remember for promoting good hygiene and health in our homes and schools. Click the headline above or the "Read More" link below to review these helpful tips.
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Teacher and Principal of the Year Named

Congratulations to our 2020-2021 WCS Teacher and Principal of the Year! Teacher of the Year is Mrs. Alicia Stone from Wilkesboro Elementary, and Principal of the Year is Mrs. Pam Huffman from West Wilkes Middle School! We are so proud of you both!
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Wilkes County Hall of Fame Grants Awarded

The Wilkes County Hall of Fame Governing Board recently awarded $16,041.05 in grant monies to Wilkes County Schools to be spent in the areas of art, physical education, and athletics. Thirty-four projects were chosen to receive funds raised from the 6th annual gala in 2019. Congratulations to these deserving grantees!
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School Closures Due to COVID-19

Wilkes County Schools will be closed for students for the next 2 weeks as ordered by Governor Cooper. Monday, March 16 will be a Required Teacher Workday. Bus Drivers, Teacher Assistants and Child Nutrition workers should not report to work until you have further information. Click the Read More link for additional information.
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COVID-19 Update

Effective March 12. 2020, Wilkes County Schools will suspend all field trips and will reevaluate this in early April. WCS will follow the recommendation of the NCHSAA and suspend the Spring Sports Season at the conclusion of tonight’s games (Thursday, March 12, 2020). This decision impacts practices as well as scheduled games for both middle and high schools. Please click the read more link for additional information.
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