District News

  • Positivity rules as new school year begins

    Perhaps buoyed by a smooth opening for the 16 schools on LCPS’s traditional calendar, perhaps energized by a series of rousing professional development sessions led by nationally known educators earlier this month, perhaps excited simply about getting back into the school house and practicing their craft, teachers and administrators broadcast that upbeat vibe to a receptive bunch of parents and students on the first day of the 2019-2020 school year.

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  • State employees donate school supplies

    The employees of the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services in Raleigh collected a truckload of school supplies for Lenoir County Public Schools and the department’s leader, Dr. Mandy Cohen, delivered them to Superintendent Brent Williams herself on Tuesday.

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  • Guest educators tout value of building relationships

    A goal for the new school year that district leaders and principals made a priority during their planning retreat in July – to ensure that all students have full and equal access to learning opportunities – received a ringing endorsement from two nationally known educators in Kinston this week to work with more than 700 LCPS teachers and school administrators.

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  • Convocation keynoter recruits 'educator diplomats'

    Freebird McKinney, the 2018 Burroughs Wellcome Fund North Carolina teacher of the year, keynoted LCPS’s opening day convocation at Grainger Stadium on Monday, telling more than 1,100 school district employees – including more than 700 teachers and school administrators – that they are “educator diplomats” fighting for a cause.

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  • Education experts to help welcome teachers, staff back

    Lenoir County Public Schools will welcome its more than 1,100 teachers, staff members and school administrators back for the 2019-2020 school year next week with four days of presentations and workshops featuring educators of national renown.

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