Southwood Elementary School

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  • School board approves instructional calendars for 2020-21

    For students on the traditional calendar, the school year will begin on Aug. 24, 2020, in accordance with state law, and end on May 28, 2021. Instructional breaks are largely unchanged – three days around Thanksgiving in November, about two weeks around Christmas and New Year’s, a week after Easter and teacher workdays in months where there are no holidays.

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  • Education Foundation mini-grants a prize for teachers

    Community support for public school teachers pushed the amount of money raised last year and awarded last week as 2019 Lenoir County Education Foundation mini-grants to records heights -- $20,836 conferred in 54 grants to teachers at 16 LCPS schools.

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  • Students put spirit of giving into practice

    student-led groups like FFA, DECA, National Honor Society and student governments groups practiced the altruism that’s a hallmark of the holiday season. Many of these acts of kindness were performed anonymously, a few by individual students who saw a need and acted on it, and others with a host of helpers and a high degree of organization.

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  • Teachers at six schools win 12 NC Bright Ideas grants

    Lenoir County’s 12 grants – which included six to teachers at Contentnea-Savannah K-8 School – ranked it No. 2 in total awards. Other schools in the winner’s circle were Kinston High School and Northwest, Northeast, Southeast and Southwood elementary schools.

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Announcements

  • Thanksgiving Break: Novemebr 27-29 2019 

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  • Please join us for Reading Night at 6:00 pm Thursday Novemeber 14th

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  • LCPS seeking substitute teachers

    Are you interested in making a difference in the lives of young people in Lenoir County by becoming a substitute teacher? LCPS is now taking applications for the 2019-2020 school year. To qualify, applicants must complete an Effective Teacher Training course (offered at Lenoir Community College) or possess a valid teaching license, complete an online application and get on the waiting list for an interview. For more information call the HR Department at 252-527-1109.

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