District News

  • LCPS teachers dominate Bright Ideas grant competitions

    LCPS teachers won 58 of the 99 Bright Ideas grants awarded by Tri-County EMC and 21 state-level Bright Ideas grants awarded by N.C. Electric Cooperatives.

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  • District steps up its free in-school Covid testing program

    LCPS has expanded its corps of school nurses, added the highly accurate PCR test and teamed up with a private firm to interpret test results. The changes are expected to get students back to school sooner, make testing more convenient, and provide some relief for school nurses for whom the work of Covid testing, contact tracing and notification has come to overshadow their myriad other responsibilities.

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  • District adds support to keep students on track to graduate

    LCPS's dropout rate is at a record low and its graduation rate is at a record high, but Andre Whitfield's new job as high school graduation success officer is to make those best-ever numbers even better.

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