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Media Specialists Attend Regional Workshop

Eight WCS Media Specialists recently attended an American Association of School Librarians Workshop for Regions 7 & 8 to learn about the new National School Library Standards. Thanks to Robin Rhodes, NCSLMA Mountains Director for Regions 7 and 8, for organizing a great event! Click the title of this article or the "Read More" link below to learn more.
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Summer Professional Learning

A number of Professional Development opportunities are being offered during the summer months. In addition to the Digital Learning Conference being held from June 11-13 for DLC credits, there will be a variety of additional offerings hosted during summer break. Those planning to participate should register in CATS to reserve a seat. Click this announcement for specific course information.
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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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2-Hour Delay at Several Summer School Locations

Due to the water problem with the Town of North Wilkesboro and the anticipated resolution by 10:00 AM tomorrow morning, Summer Reading Camps at Mulberry, Mountain View, and CC Wright will operate on a 2-hour delay on Wednesday, June 27.
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Principals and Teachers Honored

Principals and Teachers of the Year from schools across the county were honored at the Stone Center recently during the district's annual banquet. Following the meal, the County winners were announced. Mrs. Laura Snipes Brooks and Mrs. Rebecca J. Mastin took the top prizes. Click the title of this article or the "Read More" link below 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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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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