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Board of Education Meeting - Dec. 9

The Wilson County Board of Education will meet for its regular meeting on Dec. 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the Central Office Boardroom (113 NE Tarboro St.).

Feedback on 2020-2021 Traditional Calendar

We are in the process of creating the Traditional Instructional Calendar for the 2020-2021 school year, and we would like the input of as many parents, staff members and students as possible.

OUR STORY - Shout Outs!

Dec. 6, 2019 - Here is the OUR STORY newsletter for this week highlighting great things happening in our district!

$20 Million Approved for New WAAT Building

WCS is thrilled to announce that the Wilson Academy of Applied Technology (WAAT) will have a brand new building in the future!! The NC Department of Public Instruction has approved $15 million in Needs-Based Public School Capital funding for a new WAAT facility on the campus of Wilson Community College. The Wilson County Commissioners will fund the $5 million match - bringing the total amount to $20 million!

Red Ribbon Event at Elm City MS

Dec. 6, 2019 Shout Out! to the Wilson County ABC Board for funding programs and activities in our schools for alcohol and substance abuse prevention.

Hunt HS Science

Dec. 6, 2019 Shout Out! to Hunt HS Science Teacher Joseph Parks for teaching students about the qualities of waves through an engaging Slinky demonstration.

City Careers

Dec. 5, 2019 Shout Out! to Mayor Bruce Rose, Clerk of Court Caroline Farris Quinn and representatives from Wilson Energy and the Parks and Recreation Department for spending time with third-graders from Gardners ES a few weeks ago.

Bright Ideas Grant Recipient

Dec. 5, 2019 Shout Out! to Leigh Anne Howard, AIG Specialist at Forest Hills MS, Springfield MS and Speight MS, for receiving a Bright Ideas Education Grant through the NC Electric Cooperatives!

Student Star

Dec. 4, 2019 Shout Out! to Bree, an eighth-grader at Forest Hills MS, for taking the initiative to try out for the 2019 All County Honors Band.

Fike AVID Family

Dec. 4, 2019 Shout Out! to the Fike HS seniors in the Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) Program for organizing a welcoming ceremony on Nov. 22 for the new AVID students recently accepted into the program!

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  • 500 Community Partners
  • 11,164 Students
  • 85 National Board Certified Staff
  • 1,500 Employees
  • 856 2018-19 Graduates