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Category Archives: Education

WCPS Considers Second Semester Plans

WCPS Considers Second Semester Plans

What will the next semester look like for WCPS students? The school district and the Wayne County Board of Education are trying to get that figured out in plenty of time before the second half of the school year begins. The school board held a special meeting on the topic Tuesday. C.B. Aycock Principal John…read more »

WCPS Launches “Connections!” e-Newsletter

WCPS Launches “Connections!” e-Newsletter

This week, Wayne County Public Schools officially released “Connections!”, an e-newsletter intended to highlight positive happenings in schools and across the district. “We want our school district stakeholders to feel connected and in the know about our schools,” states Ken Derksen, Communications & Public Relations Officer. “Every day, there are great things happening in our…read more »

WCC Reducing Number Of Students On Campus

WCC Reducing Number Of Students On Campus

Wayne Community College is reducing the number of students on its campus after Thanksgiving. As many classes as possible will be held during their regular times in online platforms. The migration to completely virtual delivery will be completed by Thanksgiving and the classes will run that way through the end of the semester on December…read more »

Monday Deadline To Complete WCPS Registration Contracts For Second Semester

Monday Deadline To Complete WCPS Registration Contracts For Second Semester

WCPS parents have to decide how their students will be attending school next semester. At the last Wayne County Board of Education meeting, Assistant Superintendent Tamara Berman Ishee said all parents need to weigh in on whether their students will attend classes 100% virtually or in the remote and in-person hybrid Plan B model next semester.…read more »

WCPS Informs Families OF EOC Testing Plans

WCPS Informs Families OF EOC Testing Plans

In preparation for high school End of Course exams, Wayne County Public Schools is working to inform parents about what to expect. “Because state EOC tests and state tests associated with Career & Technical Education were canceled in the Spring due to COVID-19 related school building closures, it is vital that families understand that EOCs…read more »

WCPS To Remain In Remote Instruction On Tuesday

WCPS To Remain In Remote Instruction On Tuesday

Due to an increased number of road closures caused by high water and river flooding in localized areas, all Wayne County Public Schools will remain in remote instruction for students, Tuesday, November 17. As a reminder, curbside meal pickup will be available for families at the 15 designated school sites on Tuesday.read more »

WCPS Will Remain In Remote Instruction On Monday

WCPS Will Remain In Remote Instruction On Monday

Due to road closures caused by high water and river flooding in localized areas, all Wayne County Public Schools will remain in remote instruction for students, Monday, November 16. This will give the district’s Transportation Department time to establish new bus routes in these areas, as a number of road closures are expected to remain…read more »

WCPS To Continue Remote Instruction On Friday

WCPS To Continue Remote Instruction On Friday

Due to the threat of river flooding and potential road closures caused by high water in localized areas, Wayne County Public Schools will remain in remote instruction for all students, Friday, November 13. Curbside meal pickup will be available for families at the 15 designated school sites. For more information, go to www.waynecountyschools.org.  read more »

WCC Continues Nursing Exam Success

WCC Continues Nursing Exam Success

Wayne Community College’s nursing graduates continue to give the college bragging rights. All 29 members of the college’s Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) class of 2020 passed the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) on their first attempt. The last class also had a 100 percent pass rate. The 2016-2018 classes had a trending passage average of…read more »

WCC Marks National Apprenticeship Week With New Agreements

WCC Marks National Apprenticeship Week With New Agreements

It is National Apprenticeship Week. Wayne Community College is marking this week by celebrating the vital role apprenticeships play in creating a qualified and highly-skilled workforce. WCC’s Apprenticeship Coordinator Kristie Norton says there were only a few apprentice programs scattered across Wayne County prior to 2018. Now, WCC has over 35 registered apprentices representing various…read more »

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