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Pre-K Accepting Screening Registrations

The Pre-K department is currently accepting registrations for Pre-K screening. If your child will be 4-years-old on or before August 31, 2018 and you are interested in the Pre-K program, please contact the school in your district to register for an appointment. Screenings will take place in March and April. Click the title above or the Read More link to learn more.
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Community LEAD Day

Wilkes County Schools' Middle Schools will be hosting a Community LEAD Day on Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Community partners are invited to come and visit with us during the specified times for each school to see the positive impact that Leader in Me is having on our students, teachers, and the entire school culture. Click the title above or the Read More link below to learn more and register to attend!
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Summer Driver's Education Classes Planned

Summer Driver's Education Classes have been planned for all four Wilkes school districts. 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 site (click the title of this article above for direct links to these resources).
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School Calendar Changes

The WCS district academic and teacher assistant calendars have been adjusted to make up for recent weather-related school closings. March 19th will now be a STUDENT day. Click the title of this article or the "Read More" link below to view the updated calendars.
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MPES Receives Lowe's Grant

Congratulations to Mount Pleasant Elementary for receiving a $50,000 grant from the Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation Toolbox for Education. The grant, titled "Renovating Our World of Information and Imagination", funded a total renovation of the school's media center. Click the title of this article or the "Read More" link below for the complete story!
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NC Cardinal Student Access

Wilkes County Schools and the Wilkes County Public Library are partnering to support students' ongoing education with an initiative called NC Cardinal Student Access. This program will create a library card and access for all students. Click the Read More link below to view additional information and locate an opt-out form.
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WCS Mountaineer Readers Attend Game

Congratulations to three WCS elementary students on meeting the requirements to become Mountaineer Readers! They recently attended an ASU football game with their families and a special guest, WCS Superintendent Mr. Mark Byrd. Maddison, Annaleigh, and Alex - we are proud of you and your love of reading!
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Inclement Weather Announcement

Wilkes County Schools will operate on a 2-hour delay for students on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. If conditions worsen, a change to this current plan would be announced by 7 AM. Safe travels!
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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 19, 2018. Click the "Read More" link below to learn more.
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Inclement Weather Announcement

Wilkes County Schools will operate on a 2-hour delay for students on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Buses will travel limited routes. Click the "Read More" link below to review the limited bus routes for your school. In the event that conditions are worse than expected in the morning, a decision to close schools would be made by 7 AM. Stay safe and warm!
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