Happy Friday, everyone! Here is the OUR STORY - Shout Outs! newsletter for the week!
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Administrators from across the state are in NCSTAR training today led by NCDPI. During the training, Alessandro Montanari from NCDPI recognized WCS for drastically reducing the number of low performing schools and for being on the move in the state for having great results!
Oct. 19 is now a regular instructional day for students - it is no longer a teacher workday.
The school-level Teachers of the Year met with Superintendent Dr. Lane Mills today for a lunch sponsored by The Wilson Education Partnership and provided at no cost by Brewmasters!
Celebrating Ms. Stephenson - a Social Studies Teacher at Hunt HS who was also one of the three finalists for 2018-2019 WCS Teacher of the Year!
It's a day of celebration for our schools that excelled in performance and growth last school year! Superintendent Dr. Mills presented the principals with banners to hang in their schools to showcase their achievements!
The Wilson Education Partnership's Adult Spelling Bee Fundraiser is on the horizon! Save the Date and plan to have a team on Tues., Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. in the Hunt HS gym.
WCS now ranks 59th in the state for overall proficiency out of 115 school districts! In 2015-16, our rank was 90th and in 2016-17, our rank increased slightly to 89th. This year’s huge change in our state ranking was due to our district’s increase of 9.1 percentage points on state tests – the second highest gain in the state! For the last two school years, Wilson County Schools has the highest increase in proficiency OF ANY DISTRICT IN THE STATE!
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Facts & Numbers
- 26 Schools
- 500 Community Partners
- 11,500 Students
- 85 National Board Certified Teachers
- 1,500 Employees
- 794 2017-18 Graduates