District News

  • Kinston High musicians connect with NC Symphony pro

    Rebekah Daley, principal horn of the North Carolina Symphony, beamed in for a virtual get-acquainted visit last week that was the first of several sessions Kinston High School band director Leonard Palmer and his students earned by being chosen for the symphony’s Adopt-A-School program.

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  • South Lenoir ag program wins $3,000 AgCarolina grant

    South Lenoir High School will use a $3,000 grant award from AgCarolina Farm Credit to help refurnish the workshop where students learn welding, metalworking and other skills. A new ventilation system will provide an extra measure of safety in the workshop and allow students to spend more time practicing the hands-on skills that are at the heart of the agriculture education curriculum.

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  • South Lenoir student athlete vying for top merit scholarship

    Matthew Heath, the top student in his class and a leader of the cross country, track and golf teams, is a semifinalist for the Park Scholarship to N.C. State University, clearing the first hurdle that reduced a pool of 2,203 talented high school seniors from across the country to a group of 495 chosen to move on to the next round.

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  • No Kid Hungry grant to fund emergency food assistance

    A $50,000 grant awarded through the national No Kid Hungry program to Lenoir County Public Schools will help stock emergency food pantries at middle and high schools and provide meals to carry at-risk students through their weekends.

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