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  • Academic success earns honors for scores of grads

    Despite having spent nearly half their junior year and all their senior year going to school under the cloud of a global pandemic, the Class of 2021 left its mark in the LCPS record books – a most-ever total of 55 students who exited high school with both a diploma and a two-year college degree, plus the second-best total for scholarship offers at $11.3 million. However, within the achievements of the group – the 589 graduates – scores of seniors stood out for their academic success.

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  • School board approves new principals, district promotions

    Acting on the recommendations of Superintendent Brent Williams, the school board promoted three assistant principals to positions of school leadership – Jeremy Barnett, assistant principal at Kinston High School this past school year, to principal at Moss Hill Elementary School; Dr. Heather Lancaster, assistant principal at Contentnea-Savannah K-8 School, to principal at Southwood Elementary School; and Terry Wooten, assistant principal at Rochelle Middle School to principal there. Steve Saint-Amand, who retired in June 2020 after leading South Lenoir High for 10 years, is coming out of retirement to become principal at Lenoir County Early College High School, filling the vacancy created by the retirement this month of Diane Heath.

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  • Payroll specialist, retiring principal honored by EOP

    Lori Bryan, the payroll specialist in the school district’s Finance Department and a perennial leader of the county EOP chapter, was named Educational Office Professional of the Year; and Diane Heath, a 31-year educator with LCPS and retiring principal of Lenoir County Early College High School, was honored as Administrator of the Year by the Lenoir County chapter of N.C. Association of Educational Office Professionals.

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  • After 740 years in education, it's retirement time for 28

    Twenty-eight women and men who altogether have dedicated 740 years to the education of young people were recognized not only for their longevity but also their loyalty during the annual LCPS Retirement Luncheon held last week.

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  • Lancer Academy Info Session

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  • Senior Class of 2022!!!  
    Senior Portraits will be July 28-29 
    9 a.m. - 2:55 p.m.
    Performing Arts Center
    You must sign up for an appointment time!!!
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    Senior Portrait Directions

    The link to schedule a session at school is schedule.prestige  Seniors can either enter their 8-digit appointment code (which will come to them in the mail) or find their school by putting in their city and state.


    If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Milford at 252-527-8067 or

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  • Lenoir County Public Schools has a page to help with logging in and other remote learning assistance.  Follow this link and check the left-hand menu for help topics.

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