May 29, 2016

Vance County Schools Free Athletic Exams June 8th, 2016

Free athletic physical examinations will be available to all student-athletes who live in Vance County on Wednesday, June 8, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Maria Parham Medical Center on Ruin Creek Road in Henderson. The physicals are required for those students who want to play sports in local schools for the 2016-2017 school year. […]

NC School Nutrition Professionals Participate in Innovative K-12 Culinary Institute

School nutrition administrators from across the state are participating in a K-12 Culinary Institute kick-off workshop today and tomorrow at Johnson & Wales University in Charlotte. A U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Professional Standards Training Grant received by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) School Nutrition Services is funding the institute, which is […]

Vance County Board of Education Committee Upcoming Meetings

Vance County Board of Education Committee Meeting Dates:             * Building & Grounds, Thursday, May 26th, 8:30 am                       * Curriculum Committee, Thursday, May 26th, 9:15 am             * Policy Committee, Thursday, June 2nd, 5:30 pm                            * Finance, Thursday, June 2nd, immediately after Policy             * Personnel Committee, Tuesday, June 7th, 8:30 am Note:  […]

NC Legislative Black Caucus Scholarship Registration Now Open

Join the North Carolina Legislative Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (NCLBCF) EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP EVENT on June 17, 2016 at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center, Research Triangle Park, Durham, North Carolina. The Foundation has provided support to higher education in North Carolina for well over 29 years by awarding need-based scholarships to students attending one […]

Vance County Schools Revised Dates for Bus Driver Training

The school bus driver training sessions provided by Vance County Schools have been rescheduled due to a conflict with the instructor’s calendar to Monday, June 27, through Thursday, June 30, at L.B. Yancey Elementary School. Interested persons must attend the training on each of the first three days to receive certification. We will only be training […]

Vance County Schools Testing Begins This Week

Students in Vance County Schools’ elementary and middle schools will be given N.C. end-of-grade tests Tuesday through Thursday of this week, with final exams for the school year administered at local high schools beginning on Friday. At Northern Vance, Southern Vance and Western Vance high schools, testing will begin Friday, May 27, with first-period N.C. […]

Imagination Art Station 2016 June 20-23, with Show June 24th, 2016 in Downtown Henderson

Imagination Art Station 2016 will be held at EM Rollins School from June 20th – June 23rd, 2016. A public performance will be in Downtown Henderson on June 24th at the Emrose Gallery 233 South Garnett Street Children ages 6 to 12 are welcome to participate. The program featuers Guest Artist Two-Time Emmy Award Winner Will Brigham Activities for […]

WVHS Students Get Free Home Computers

Western Vance High School has partnered with the Kramden Institute in Durham to provide free desktop computers for all students in the school. Eric Vreeland and Cari DelMariani, both of Kramden, came to Western Vance on May 20 and conducted four different sessions with students and their parents on how to hook up the computers […]

VGCC alumna and Henderson City Council member encourages Adult Basic Skills graduates

Graduates of Vance-Granville Community College’s Adult Basic Skills programs were challenged to believe in themselves and to continue their education, as an alumna who is now a member of the Henderson City Council offered encouragement at commencement exercises on May 5. “Twenty-five years ago, I was sitting in the same spot that you all are […]

Vance County Schools Seniors Apply to VGCC

Seniors at Northern Vance, Southern Vance and Western Vance high schools worked with their school counselors and representatives of Vance-Granville Community College to complete applications online for enrollment at the community college Tuesday, May 10-Thursday, May 12. All seniors participated in the online enrollment process during their English classes. The application process is part of […]