District News

  • 2020 commencements to accent traditional amid unusual

    A series of commencement exercises designed to highlight the traditional amid the unusual will launch 567 members of the Lenoir County Public Schools’ Class of 2020 into the next chapter of their lives next week.

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  • Title of state's best cafeteria manager stays with LCPS

    Moss Hill Elementary School cafeteria manager Cheryl Hinson, known for her love of children and her work ethic, has won the title of 2020 Manager of the Year for North Carolina from the School Nutrition Association – the second consecutive year the award has gone to a cafeteria manger from Lenoir County Public Schools.

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  • LCPS seeks input on remote learning from parents, students

    Lenoir County Public Schools is asking its parents and students to participate in an anonymous online survey and provide feedback on their experiences with remote learning while schools were closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. You can find links to the survey with this story.

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  • La Grange student earns cover of Farm to School calendar.

    A picture drawn by Alisson Rios won cover spot of the 2020-21 Farm to School calendar in competition that solicited entries from elementary-age public school students from across North Carolina. Thirteen entries were chosen for the 2020-2021 calendar – but only one was chosen to grace the calendar’s cover.

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  • School year ends, feeding sites temporarily close Thursday

    A school year like no other ends for students of Lenoir County Public Schools on Thursday as the district begins a period of transition to planned summer learning programs and the district’s summer feeding program.

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  • North Lenoir wins third CenturyLink grant in three years

    For the third consecutive year, North Lenoir digital learning specialist Elizabeth Thompson has teamed up with a faculty member to win a CenturyLink Teachers and Technology grant. Of the more than 2,000 proposals received each year, CenturyLink typically awards only 10 percent nationwide.

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  • LCPS families automatically enrolled in new food program

    Participation by Lenoir County Public Schools in a USDA program that provides no-cost breakfast and lunch to all students in the district during the school year also qualifies those students to receive additional nutritional assistant through the federal government’s new Pandemic – Electronic Benefits Transfer program.

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  • LCPS to hold high school graduations week of June 1

    Commencement exercises for our five high schools will include familiar elements of the schools’ traditional graduation ceremonies while still complying with state restrictions on public gatherings due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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  • South Lenoir seniors write, record song for Class of 2020

    Three members of the Class of 2020 at South Lenoir High School have teamed up to write and record a song that speaks to seniors everywhere who are seeing long-awaited last-year traditions roiled by a global pandemic. Instead of bemoaning the consequences of coronavirus, though, the song assures this year’s graduates that – as its title says – “It’s Gonna Be Okay.”

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