October 25, 2014

Vance County Board of Education Called Board Meeting

VANCE COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION Called Meeting Wednesday, October 29, 2014 5:30 p.m. Administrative Services Center Superintendent’s Conference Room 1724 Graham Avenue Henderson, N. C.   27536 AGENDA Call to Order *     II.      Approval of Meeting Agenda       III.     Finance:  Presentation of 2014-2015 Budget Local State Federal Child Nutrition Child Care Capital Outlay Other Restricted   […]

VGCC President back in the Classroom

As president of Vance-Granville Community College, Dr. Stelfanie Williams juggles multiple responsibilities. For the fall 2014 semester, she added another one: teaching a class of 25 College Transfer students. The president recently completed her first stint as an adjunct instructor at VGCC. Williams taught an eight-week, one-credit-hour “College Transfer Success” course on the college’s Main […]

VGCC Criminal Justice Students complete service projects

VGCC Criminal Justice Club members take a break during their clean-up along Poplar Creek Road in front of the college’s Main Campus. Kneeling in front, from left, are Janet Rodriguez Morales of Henderson, William Douglas of Henderson and Stacie Bowes of Henderson; standing in middle row, from left, are Jordan Dickerson of Oxford, Joseph Toto of Oxford, Benjamin Layton of Kittrell, Marshall Keeton of Butner, Paul Grenier of Oxford, Jasmine Allen of Warrenton and Karly Blue of Stem; standing in back, from left, are Nicolas Parkstone of Stem, William Nutt of Henderson, Isaiah Blanchett of Monroe, James Hann of Creedmoor and instructor/club advisor Tony Clark. (VGCC photo)

Criminal Justice Technology students at Vance-Granville Community College are in training to serve the public, and they recently got a head start with a pair of service projects that involve giving back to their communities. First, students in the Criminal Justice Club continued their longstanding tradition of picking up trash along the whole length of […]

The Tar River Center for History and Culture Will Continue its 2014-2015 Lecture Series with Dr. I Randolph Daniel Nov. 6

LOUISBURG, N.C.—The Tar River Center for History and Culture is proud to announce its 2014-2015 Lecture Series, focusing on “The Early Development of the Tar River Valley of North Carolina.” Lectures are held Thursday evenings, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the Benson Chapel of Louisburg College. All are free and open to the public. Parking […]

Middle and High School News October 20-24, 2014

  VANCE COUNTY SCHOOLS   WEEKLY SCHOOL NEWS   Volume 3, Issue 10 A Publication for Middle and High Schools October 20-24, 2014       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       […]

Elementary School News October 20-24, 2014

VANCE COUNTY SCHOOLS       ELEMENTARY SCHOOL NEWS   Volume 2 Issue 10                          October 20-24, 2014       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     Flu vaccines will be administered to all […]

Vance County Board of Education Retreat October 22, 2014

The Vance County Board of Education Retreat October 22, 2014 at the Satterwhite Point Glass House. Download the agenda here:  20141022_vcboe_retreat_agenda

VGCC to be featured on WRAL-TV

Vance-Granville Community College will be among the subjects of the WRAL “College Road Trip” program, airing on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 7 p.m. On the occasional series, the station spotlights several of North Carolina’s colleges and universities over the course of a half-hour broadcast. A crew from the station visited the college earlier this month […]

State Employees’ Credit Union offers Continuing Education scholarships through VGCC

Vance-Granville Community College is offering 10 scholarships of $750 each to students enrolled in Continuing Education classes through a program funded by the State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) of North Carolina. “The SECU is providing these funds to VGCC on behalf of the student to be used for registration fees, books, certification fees and course […]

Oxford Preparatory High School Pursues Charter Amendment To Include 8th Grade Rollout

As the first charter high school in the rural, underserved counties of Vance and Granville, Oxford Preparatory High School is in the position of changing the expectations for an upper school experience and academic outcomes for the area. We have been pleased that many families consider OPHS as a valuable option for a positive high […]

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