District News

  • Kinston High HOSA students bound for state competition

    Seven students in Kinston High School’s health science program have qualified for state competition after a stellar showing on tests organized as part of the recent Southeastern Regional Leadership Conference of North Carolina HOSA.

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  • FFA students rake in awards at tri-county rally

    Students representing FFA chapters at North Lenoir and South Lenoir high schools and Woodington Middle School brought home 13 top-three awards, including five first-place awards, in individual events that drew about 50 students from Lenoir, Greene and Jones counties to the Neuse Federation Rally hosted virtually by Mount Olive University.

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  • United Way engineers donation of 55,000 face masks

    A coronavirus prevention effort promoted by United Way Worldwide and coordinated locally by Lenoir-Greene United Way is providing 55,000 washable face masks for the students, teachers and staff of Lenoir County Public Schools.

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  • CSS students finish first in statewide climate art contest

    Molly White, a fifth grader, won first place in the elementary poetry category and Alexandra (Ally) Garcia-Mendez, an eighth grader, won first place in the middle school art category in a contest sponsored by the NC Climate Education Network designed to engage students with climate issues through poetry, art and photography.

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  • South Lenoir High grad in June, NC State senior in December

    A few weeks back, barely six months after she had graduated from South Lenoir High School, Aden Rouse received an email from administrators at her new university, N.C. State. The message was this: Aden was now considered a member of the senior class and could graduate with a bachelor’s degree this spring. It was an acknowledgement of Aden’s hard work in a cost-free program called Career and College Promise, where she successfully completed enough college courses to earn two associate degrees by the time she picked up her high school diploma.

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  • Golf tournament cancelled, but sponsors still raise $14,000

    When a global pandemic shut down the Lenoir County Education Foundation golf tournament in September, organizers and sponsors could have parked the carts, packed up the clubs and hoped for a better day next fall. Instead, they forgot about playing, remembered their purpose and raised $14,000 to help Lenoir County Public Schools with coronavirus-related expenses.

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