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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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Inclement Weather Announcement

Due to worsening weather conditions and forecasts, Wilkes County Schools will be closed for students on Monday, March 12, 2018. It will be an optional teacher workday.
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Inclement Weather Announcement

Wilkes County Schools will operate on a 2-hour delay for students on Monday, February 4, 2018. Staff should use extreme caution when reporting to work and should not travel until they feel it is safe to do so.
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Inclement Weather Announcement

Wilkes County Schools will be closed for students on Friday, January 19, 2018. It will be an optional teacher workday. All after school activities and events have been cancelled.
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Inclement Weather Announcement

Wilkes County Schools will be closed for students on Thursday, January 18, 2018. It will be an Optional Teacher Workday. Any staff member planning to work should not report before 10:00 AM. This includes all 11 and 12 month employees. Stay safe and warm!
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