Southwood Elementary School

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District News

  • Coding instruction expanding into K-5 classrooms

    After a year of formalized coding instruction in middle and high schools, LCPS is expanding the curriculum into elementary classrooms behind the work of a select group of teachers who comprise the Elementary Coding Cohort and Digital Learning Specialists at the nine elementary schools.

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  • TA-to-teacher trend helps LCPS 'grow our own'

    Among this year's group of first-year teachers, 10 began their careers in education as teacher assistants with LCPS, more than twice the number that followed that path the previous school year.

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  • Test data show improvement trend continues

    Three schools raised their school performance grade and 11 schools met or exceeded academic growth expectations, based on results of state accountability test results for 2018-2019. Lenoir County Early College High School repeated as the district’s best academic performer, with a 91.9 proficiency rating and an “A” letter grade. Two schools – South Lenoir High and Moss Hill Elementary – logged B’s and eight made C’s, including North Lenoir High, which – like Southeast and Moss Hill – clicked up a grade from 2018.

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  • Positivity rules as new school year begins

    Perhaps buoyed by a smooth opening for the 16 schools on LCPS’s traditional calendar, perhaps energized by a series of rousing professional development sessions led by nationally known educators earlier this month, perhaps excited simply about getting back into the school house and practicing their craft, teachers and administrators broadcast that upbeat vibe to a receptive bunch of parents and students on the first day of the 2019-2020 school year.

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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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