District News

  • Scholarships fuel two South Lenoir seniors' career plans

    Michaela Elmore has been chosen for the selective Honors College at East Carolina University and will attend as a Chancellor’s Fellow, using the four years of tuition-free education to propel her drive to become a physician. Classmate Avery Harper will attend North Carolina State University as an N.C. Teaching Fellow and winner of the merit-based program’s $33,000 in educational assistance.

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  • Remote learning a manageable step up for LCPS

    For LCPS, moving lessons online was both a sharp shift from proscribed teaching practices and a manageable step up for a district that, five years ago, put iPads in the hands of all K-12 students and has made digital learning – and the apps that power it – a key piece of classroom instruction.

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  • Feeding program expanding to bus delivery

    Beginning Monday, Lenoir County Public Schools is expanding its no-cost feeding program to include delivery of meals by school bus to numerous locations throughout the county.

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  • Feeding program launches, serving 3,800 meals in two days

    A bag lunch and next-day breakfast are provided to all youth 18 and younger in Lenoir County and all LCPS students regardless of age. The program operates weekdays from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. from five school cafeterias – Kinston, North Lenoir and South Lenoir high schools, Southeast Elementary School and E.B. Frink Middle School.

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  • Northeast staffers Sawyer, Neal earn 2020-21district honors

    Betty J. Sawyer, praised by her principal for her passion for teaching and her “motherly instincts,” is the LCPS Teacher Assistant of the Year. Her coworker, Retenner D. Neal, the data manager at Northeast who has been with the school district for 18 years, is the Non-Instructional Classified Staff of the Year.

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  • Students@Work connects career interests to hospital jobs

    Ten eighth graders from E.B. Frink Middle School who have an interest in health-care careers heard from the professionals Friday when UNC Lenoir Health Care hosted Students@Work.

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  • Cooperation the theme of 2020 Legislative Breakfast

    At this annual opportunity for the school district to lay out its priorities for the upcoming session of the General Assembly, formal remarks at the breakfast went light on legislative needs and long on the value of working together to keep schools and the county moving in the right direction.

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  • North Lenoir senior wins UNC-Charlotte's top scholarship

    Bryant De Luna-Peralta is one of 20 winners of UNC-Charlotte's top scholarship, the Levine – a four-year merit scholarship that includes full tuition, room, board, four summer adventures and a grant to implement a student-designed service project. The total value of this four-year package is estimated at $105,000 for in-state students.

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  • Three teams get ticket punched for state Science Olympiad

    First-place awards in varsity competition at Regional X competition – and tickets to N.C. Science Olympiad competition April 24-25 in Raleigh – went to Dawson Tyndall and Ryan Williams of South Lenoir High, Isaiah Howard and Tanner Jones of Woodington Middle and Marwan Albaadani and Jameon Estep of Rochelle Middle.

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  • 10 students qualify for state Science Fair

    Seven projects created by 10 students from LCPS elementary schools and middle schools qualified for the North Carolina Science and Engineering Fair later this month by earning top finishes in regional competition on Saturday. All district middle schools -- Contentnea-Savannah, E.B. Frink, Rochelle and Woodington -- will send teams as well as Moss Hill, Pink Hill and Banks elementary schools.

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  • Registration for kindergarten, Pre-K starts March 9

    Early registration for entering pre-school and kindergarten students in Lenoir County for the 2020-2021 school year will be held March 9-13 at all LCPS elementary schools during regular school hours.

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