District News

  • Grade A: North Lenoir FFA team repeats as state champs

    For the seventh time in 11 years and the second consecutive year, the meats career development team from North Lenoir High School won first place in competition at the North Carolina FFA State Convention in Raleigh last week. The team will represent the state in competition at the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis in October.

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  • Four from NC State teaching program sign on

    Four tops scholars and future teachers from N.C. State University’s College of Education will begin their careers in the classrooms of Lenoir County after being recruited to LCPS through the university’s TIP teacher development program.

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  • JumpStart Kindergarten gives students a boost

    JumpStart Kindergarten at La Grange Elementary School aims to level the playing field for incoming kindergartners who were not part of a pre-kindergarten program or other pre-school instruction. Educators involved with the program say it can be just as advantageous for teachers and parents.

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  • For Casey Powell, summer 'vacation' means math

    Barely a month after finishing her junior year at Lenoir County Early College High School, Casey Powell is packing her bags for an adventure of nearly six weeks at the selective N.C. Governor’s School. About a week after Governor’s School ends, she is back at Early College for her fourth and final year.

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  • Migrant Education Program named best in state

    In being named winner of the N.C. 2018-19 Outstanding Migrant Education Program, LCPS was cited for its ability to connect children, particularly those of pre-kindergarten age, to education services; its coordination with other community resources; and its efforts to engage parents “through a variety of creative initiatives.”

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  • FFA chapters harvest bumper crop of awards, honors

    Members of FFA chapters at North Lenoir and South Lenoir high schools and Woodington Middle School recently added to the bumper crop of awards won by chapters in the school district.

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  • Grant award to flower into service project

    The N.C. Farm Bureau Going Local grant awarded to South Lenoir High sustainable agriculture teacher Joseph Noble will give his students experience in plant propagation in a greenhouse setting. They will use the techniques they learn to create cloned plants in hanging baskets that will be donated to senior living facilities in Lenoir County.

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  • Julie Hill named EC Department director

    Julie Hill, who was named Monday as director of the district's Exceptional Children Department, has spent more than 20 years serving special needs students in Lenoir County Public Schools.

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  • Commencement addresses blend gratitude, encouragement

    In back-to-back-to-back graduation exercises Saturday, the Class of 2019 at South Lenoir, Kinston and North Lenoir high schools received diplomas after receiving praise for the standards the seniors set in scholarships won, academic honors secured and college credits accumulated.

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