April 27, 2015

Vance County Schools – Secretary Honored at E.O. Young Jr. Elementary

Pulley is shown at the center of the accompanying photo holding her flowers as she is joined by McKoon, left, and Darden.

Jodi Pulley, the secretary and receptionist at E.O. Young Jr. Elementary School in Middleburg, was honored on April 22 as one of only 100 school secretaries from the more than 20,000 nominated nationwide to be named a winner of the Secretary Appreciation Sweepstakes through Scholastic Inc. Pulley was presented a bouquet of flowers and showered […]

VGCC to offer new Food Truck Entrepreneurship training

The Chick-n-Que mobile food truck (photo provided by Queen Harris)

Vance-Granville Community College will soon offer a series of courses specifically for entrepreneurs who want to compete in the growing food truck industry. The program is the first of its kind in North Carolina. A partnership of VGCC’s Small Business Center and Personal Enrichment department, the Mobile Food Truck Entrepreneurship Workshop Series will be held […]

VGCC offers Workshops on Managing Chronic Health Conditions

Vance-Granville Community College has partnered with the Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments to offer a new series of “Living Healthy” workshops this summer. All will be held at the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. These programs are being offered to individuals who suffer from chronic health problems, such as diabetes and chronic pain, and […]

VGCC Students inducted into Honor Society

VGCC students from Franklin and Wake counties who were inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa honor society on April 14 included, seated from left: Amy Downing, Keyona Bullock, Heather Henkel, Madeline Osika, Elizabeth Caulfield, Cynthia Black and Jenifer Stearns; standing, from left: Collin Byerley, Robert Chafee, Kathy Conant, Elizabeth Elliott, Nancy Ianniello, Alexander Cockman, Daysha Dawson, Arturo Torrecilla and Joshua Moody. (VGCC Photo)

Vance-Granville Community College recognized 59 students who were inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for students of two-year colleges, on April 14 in the Civic Center on the college’s Main Campus. VGCC students honored with induction into Phi Theta Kappa must have a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.5 (3.75 for […]

Vance County Schools – Reading Rewards at Carver Elementary

The students are shown in the first photo as they prepare to leave in the limousine. The students include: Aniya Palmer, Jabnan Hayes and Alexander Cruz, all fifth graders; Kanye Davis, Aliya Palmer and Amiyah Henderson, all fourth graders; and Tyler Ray, Tarian Hayes and Jonathan Gouldman, all third graders. They are joined by their chaperones for the trip, from left, Diane Averett, Janice Ellington and Regina Miles, all staff members at Carver Elementary.

Students in grades 3-5 at Carver Elementary School who won top honors in the school’s Reading Fair were treated to a limousine ride to the Barnes & Noble bookstore at Triangle Town Center in Raleigh, followed by lunch at The Olive Garden in Wake Forest on April 17. The students won first, second and third […]

Vance-Granville Community Band presents concert

Alexander “Bob” Salzmann of Boydton, Va., serves as guest conductor as the Vance-Granville Community Band plays his own arrangement of Grieg’s “Elegiac Melody.” (VGCC photo)

The Vance-Granville Community Band presented its spring concert on April 16 in the Civic Center on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. Entitled “Music For Everyone,” the program featured selections from a variety of genres by American and European composers. Carl Cantaluppi of Butner, who has played clarinet in the band for many years, […]

Elementary School News April 20-24, 2015

  VANCE COUNTY SCHOOLS       ELEMENTARY SCHOOL NEWS   Volume 2 Issue 33                               April 20-24, 2015         The MISSION of Vance County Schools is to be committed to educating all students to prepare them for lifelong learning and productive citizenship.   IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS       Report Cards are distributed […]

Vance County Board of Education Committee Meeting Dates

Vance County Board of Education Committee Meeting Dates:             * Building & Grounds, Thursday, April 23, 2015, 8:30 am             * Curriculum, Thursday, April 23, 2015, 9:15 am                              * Personnel Committee, Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 8:30 am   Note:  All meetings are held in the Superintendent’s Conference Room.                                                                                 

Middle and High School News April 20-24, 2015

  VANCE COUNTY SCHOOLS     WEEKLY SCHOOL NEWS     Volume 3, Issue 33 A Publication for Middle and High Schools April 20-24, 2015       The MISSION of Vance County Schools is to be committed to educating all students to prepare them for lifelong learning and productive citizenship.   IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS   […]

VGCC hosts seminar on Small Business Networking May 12th, 2015

Anita Hicks, seen here speaking in the VGCC Civic Center at a women’s business luncheon. (VGCC photo)

The Vance-Granville Community College Small Business Center has scheduled a free seminar, entitled “Networking Tips That Can Grow Your Business,” on Tuesday, May 12, from 9 a.m. until noon in room 7107 at the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. In this seminar, Anita Hicks will teach participants why networking is important for small businesses, […]

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