District News

  • LCLA grads make a start on writing 'own story'

    The Class of 2019 at Lenoir County Learning Academy was urged to 'write your own story" by Master Sgt. Herbert P. Gray, commencement speaker at the graduation exercise held Wednesday at Kennedy Home Chapel.

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  • High school graduations Wednesday, Saturday

    Graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2019 at the LCPS's three traditional high schools will be held in succession on Saturday, June 1. Students at Lenoir County Learning Academy will graduate earlier, on Wednesday morning.

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  • Dual graduates upending tradition

    Increasingly, LCPS students are challenging themselves to do what only a few years ago was unheard of at so-called traditional high schools – in four years simultaneously completing high school and earning a two-year college degree. Three years ago, one student at a traditional high school in the district achieved that goal; this year, four did.

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  • School social workers go digital at workshop

    LCPS hosted members of the North Carolina School Social Work Association from across southeastern North Carolina for a recent workshop that explored how digital tools can promote health and safety.

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  • Trio heading to Governor's School

    North Lenoir High classmates Bryant Deluna, Meredith Respess and Anna Hull will join some 670 other intellectually gifted students, mostly rising seniors, at the very selective NC Governor's School, oldest statewide summer residential program of its kind in the country.

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  • English teacher wins $4,900 technology grant

    Reginald Dawson, an English teacher at North Lenoir High School, has snagged one of the state’s most competitive technology grants, the CenturyLink Teachers and Technology grant -- the second big CenturyLink grant for the school in the past two years.

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  • Scientist shares at Kinston High

    Anna Bryant is characteristic of the guests Kinston High School health science teacher Crystal Payton-Demry invites into her classroom a couple of times a year – young, engaging and a walking, talking example of success in the field of science.

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  • Southeast creates a sensory garden

    A teacher's initiative, a statewide grant, students' ideas and community volunteers came together to create a new sensory garden at Southeast Elementary School.

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  • Early College grads set a record

    The promise of the early college concept – that freshmen entering from middle school will, in four or five years, earn not only a high school diploma but also a two-year college degree – has never been more fully realized at Lenoir County Early College High School than by its Class of 2019.

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  • North Lenoir cafeteria manager best in state

    Ada Hood, a child nutrition staffer with LCPS since 2001 and cafeteria manager at North Lenoir since 2009, is the SNA’s choice as the top cafeteria manager in the state. She will be recognized as the statewide winner during a conference in Greensboro in June and in July she will be honored as North Carolina’s representative during the Red Carpet Awards Ceremony at SNA’s annual national conference in St. Louis, Mo.

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  • Signing Day cues emotions for commencement

    Members of the Class of 2019 at Lenoir County Early College High School revealed their future plans last week during Signing Day, a near-graduation event designed to give Early College scholars the same flashy what’s-next announcement stage usually reserved for star athletes. It’s an exciting atmosphere, all about the future – unless you think about it.

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  • EOP awards go to Jones, Holmes

    LaShonda Jones, a presence in the office at Kinston High School for more than a decade, was named Educational Office Professional of the Year and LCPS public information officer Patrick Holmes was named Administrator of the Year during presentations of annual awards by the Lenoir County chapter of the N.C. Association of Educational Office Professionals at a luncheon earlier this week.

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  • 2019-2020 traditional school calendar approved

    LCPS students going to school according to the 2019-2020 traditional calendar recently approved by the Lenoir County Board of Education won’t see many changes from the calendar they’re following this year – except that the last day of school arrives more than a week earlier in May.

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