September 30, 2014

Vance County Public Middle and High School Weekly News September 29-October 3, 2014

VANCE COUNTY SCHOOLS   WEEKLY SCHOOL NEWS   Volume 3, Issue 7 A Publication for Middle and High Schools Sept. 29-Oct. 3, 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       […]

Oxford Prep to Hold 2nd Annual Mattress Sale Fundraiser

On Saturday, October 4th Paul Smith and The Mattress Center will sponsor a fundraiser to raise money for Oxford Preparatory High School to help fund the school’s athletic program. Smith, a 2006 graduate of J.F. Webb High School and former deputy sheriff with the Granville County Sheriff’s Department, is the president and owner of Mattress […]

Vance County Public Elementary School News September 29-October 3, 2014

  VANCE COUNTY SCHOOLS       ELEMENTARY SCHOOL NEWS   Volume 2 Issue 7            September 29-October 3, 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       Monday, October 6, is […]

VGCC Warren Campus helps local kids in need

VGCC Warren Campus faculty and staff hold some of the book bags donated to J-Jireh Services; in front, from left, campus coordinator/Warren Early College liaison Faye Goode, J-Jireh director Gertie Williams Crute, Basic Skills coordinator/instructor Edna Scott and security officer Helena Jenkins; and in back, from left, administrative assistant Lisa Rodwell, Office Administration instructor Jessica Harvey, campus Dean Mitch Evans and campus custodian James Burwell. (VGCC photo)

Vance-Granville Community College’s Warren County Campus recently formed a partnership with Warrenton-based nonprofit organization J-Jireh Services that has resulted in local schoolchildren receiving book bags and school supplies. The new relationship between the college and J-Jireh’s director, Gertie Williams Crute, began with a chance meeting between Crute and Warren County Campus Dean Mitch Evans on […]

NCDPI Receives 40 Applications to Open Charters in 2016

Forty nonprofit organizations have filed applications to open a public charter school in August 2016. These applications met the Sept. 26 deadline and were submitted through the automated application system utilized by the N.C. Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI).  A spreadsheet of applicants is available at www.ncpublicschools.org/charterschools/. “These new applications represent an opportunity to expand […]

VGCC to offer Agricultural Entrepreneurship program at Farmers Market

Vance-Granville Community College is offering a new course designed specifically to help local farmers and budding entrepreneurs succeed in developing profitable, environmentally-sound small farms or agricultural businesses. The “NC REAL Agricultural Entrepreneurship” program will be conducted at the Vance County Regional Farmers Market, located at 210 Southpark Drive in Henderson, on Tuesday evenings, October 28 […]

Chamber Ribbon Cutting – Henderson Collegiate

Shown at the Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting for Henderson Collegiate are, school founders, Eric and Carice Sanchez; Stephanie Rogers, Board Chair; Barbara Beard-Hinton, USDA Rural Development; Brian Schneiderman, Self Help Credit Union; Mayor Pete O’Geary; Deborah Brown, County Board of Commissioners Chair; Jenny Hester, Prim Development and HVCC Board Chair; local City and County officials/leaders; Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce staff, Board members and Ambassadors; Henderson Collegiate Board members, families, students, staff members; and other community members.

A ribbon cutting “steel setting” ceremony was held on Friday, September 19th at 3:30PM for Henderson Collegiate to celebrate their future location.  Excitement filled the air as Henderson Collegiate students, families, and staff signed steel that will be placed in the future Home of the Pride. Even more exciting is what the steel means for […]

VGCC President creates new Scholarship

From left, VGCC Board of Trustees chair Deborah Brown, President Dr. Stelfanie Williams, and Endowment Director Eddie Ferguson were on hand for the presentation of contributions establishing the new scholarship fund. (VGCC photo)

Dr. Stelfanie Williams, the president of Vance-Granville Community College, and her family have established a new scholarship to help students continue their education. In awarding the Keith and Stelfanie Williams Family Scholarship, preference will be given to students who first came to VGCC for an Adult High School Diploma or High School Equivalency diploma, and […]

Henderson Kiwanis Club celebrates fully endowed VGCC Robert Turner Scholarship

From left, VGCC Endowment Director Eddie Ferguson receives contributions from Henderson Kiwanis Club secretary Betty White and club President Mike Brafford during a meeting of the club at the Golden Corral restaurant in Henderson. (VGCC photo)

Officials from Vance-Granville Community College were guests at a recent meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Henderson. Club members were celebrating the culmination of the process of fully endowing a scholarship at the college in memory of Robert J. Turner, a longtime member of the club. After Turner passed away in 2007, the club began […]

Vance County Middle and High School News September 22-26, 2014

VANCE COUNTY SCHOOLS   WEEKLY SCHOOL NEWS   Volume 3, Issue 6 A Publication for Middle and High Schools September 22-26, 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       Report […]

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