District News

  • Pandemic's lessons carry over into commencements

    In the message to North Lenoir graduating seniors from one of the state’s top prosecuting attorneys and from top students who served as commencement speakers at South Lenoir and Kinston, the ordeals wrought by coronavirus occupied the opening lines. But there followed this lesson: It was tough, we endured it, now let’s go make a life for ourselves.

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  • Starting over requires a plan, LCLA graduates told

    The 14 graduating seniors in the Class of 2021 at Lenoir County Learning Academy had to come up with a great many answers on the way to earning diplomas, but the educator who keynoted the commencement ceremony Wednesday asked them to ponder some important questions as they step out into the world.

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  • 2021 commencements holding to tradition, just outside

    Kinston, North Lenoir and South Lenoir high schools will hold commencements on their football fields and Lenoir County Learning Academy will host graduation on the grounds of the chapel at Kennedy Home, where the alternative school is located.

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  • Seniors win $2 million in merit scholarship competitions

    At the district’s three traditional high schools alone, 21 seniors earned merit scholarships – those given on the basis of academic achievement and personal qualities – valued at more than $2.1 million. That total excludes scholarship offers from school students decided not to attend, scholarships under $20,000, along with grants and other financial considerations. Typically, an LCPS graduating class leaves high school with $10 million to $12 million in total scholarship offers..

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  • Perseverance gets Early College seniors to commencement

    The 10th graduating class of Lenoir County Early College High School – 33 seniors who had to learn a new way of going to school at the same time they were mastering their academics – earned praise for their perseverance and accolades for their success while being presented diplomas at commencement Wednesday night.

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  • LCPS goes to SEA for summer of learning and fun

    LCPS’s Summer Enrichment Academy, or SEA, will run June 14-July 22 with classes Monday through Thursday from 7:50 a.m. to 3 p.m. The district will provide transportation and no-cost breakfast and lunch, just as in a regular school year. Attendance is voluntary, but LCPS is already reaching out to families to generate interest.

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  • Early College graduating 33 seniors on Wednesday

    Lenoir County Early College High School commencement is scheduled for 6 p.m. in Briley Auditorium of the Waller Building on the campus of Lenoir Community College, where the high school is located

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