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  • Tucker moves from interim principal to principal at Banks

    Jan Tucker had served as Banks’ interim principal since Jan. 2, filling the vacancy created by the retirement of Susan Glover at year’s end. The appointment installs Tucker as the leader of a school where she taught early in her career.

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  • 53 students taking projects to regional Science Fair

    Fifty-three students who are the brains behind 43 elementary and middle school science projects are heading to the regional Science and Engineering Fair at East Carolina University after receiving input on their entries at the LCPS Science Showcase.

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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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  • Partnership with Parents Night on Thursday

    Banks will hold its Partnership with Parents/Title I Night on Thursday, Sept.r 12. For parents with students currently in the AIG program, we will begin the evening with a brief AIG meeting in the gym from 5:30-6 p.m. Doors will open at 6 p.m. for all other parents and students. Please report to your child's classroom. Beginning at 7 p.m., a Boy Scout and a Girl Scout representative will be available for anyone wanting to sign up in the cafeteria.

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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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