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Category Archives: Education

UMO Hosts High School FFA Event

UMO Hosts High School FFA Event

Over 400 high school students recently attended the NC FFA Statewide Event held at the University of Mount Olive. Students competed in three career development events – Ag Sales, Farm Business Management, and Marketing Plan. The Farm Business Manaement, Ag Sales, and Marketing Plan Career Development Events evaluate FFA members’ knowledge and ability to manage…read more »

WCC To Open Renovated Welding Facility

WCC To Open Renovated Welding Facility

Wayne Community College has expanded and renovated their welding facilities and will be having a ribbon-cutting ceremony and tour of the facility Monday morning at the Hocutt Building on the WCC campus. The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. with remarks from WCC President Patty Pfeiffer, WCC Trustee Vice Chair Veda McNair, Wayne County Commission…read more »

WCPS Leaders Meet With Local Legislators About Goldsboro High Facility Concerns

WCPS Leaders Meet With Local Legislators About Goldsboro High Facility Concerns

Representative John Bell and Representative Raymond Smith Jr. met with school district leaders on Friday, March 11th and toured Goldsboro High School to see firsthand concerns raised by three students Monday evening at a Goldsboro City Council meeting. Smith attended GHS and was a member of the Class of 1979. “I sincerely appreciate the advocacy…read more »

WCC To Host Live Presentation From Poland On Russia-Ukraine War

WCC To Host Live Presentation From Poland On Russia-Ukraine War

Wayne Community College will host two sessions about the Russia-Ukraine war with an international speaker this Friday, March 11. During the “Witnessing History: The Ukraine Crisis” presentations, Anna Krzeminska-Kacynska, an education diplomat, will explain the war and its challenges as it is unfolding. She will be speaking live from southern Poland, where most of the…read more »

Goldsboro High Students Ask Council To Help Repair Unsafe Building

Goldsboro High Students Ask Council To Help Repair Unsafe Building

(GDN)-Goldsboro City Council got an eye-opening presentation from three Goldsboro High School students at Monday afternoons meeting. They appeared before the Council to ask for help in getting their school fixed saying that it is now neglected, ignored and unsafe. Appearing before the City Council were Christopher Smith, Desiree Thomas and Maria Newsome. Each gave…read more »

WCPS To Participate In Statewide Tornado Drill

WCPS To Participate In Statewide Tornado Drill

This week, Wayne County Public Schools will participate in the statewide tornado drill as part of North Carolina Severe Weather Awareness Week. The tornado drill will be held on all campuses across the district on Wednesday, March 9, with nearly all of the safety exercises occurring at 9:30 a.m. Schools that have later start times…read more »

Black History Month Art Contest Winners

Black History Month Art Contest Winners

UScellular announced the three winners of its eighth Annual Black History Month Art Contest with Boys & Girls Clubs of Wayne County. A celebration event was held at the local Goldsboro Club located at 1401 Royall Ave. Public voting for the finalists’ art was available online, and the winning artists were awarded gift cards in…read more »

UMO Hosts Annual Middle School Honor Choir Festival

UMO Hosts Annual Middle School Honor Choir Festival

Approximately 200 middle school students from 11 schools and 6 counties recently had the opportunity to participate in a collegiate choral experience at the University of Mount Olive’s Middle School Honor Choir Festival. Coordinator of the event, Jonathan Saeger, Assistant Professor of Music and Director of the UMO Concert Choir, noted that this is a…read more »

Norwayne Middle Students Win District “Battle of the Books” Competition

Norwayne Middle Students Win District “Battle of the Books” Competition

After a two-year break from competition play, seven middle school teams came together to compete at the Wayne County Public Schools (WCPS) 34th annual Battle of the Books competition. The event was held Friday, March 4, at the Dillard/Goldsboro Alumni Cultural Center with approximately 50 students competing.  While under new coaching leadership, Norwayne Middle resumed…read more »

Exhibitors Needed For Career Fair

Exhibitors Needed For Career Fair

The 14th Annual Career Fair at the Maxwell Center is coming up Wednesday, April 13th and exhibitors are needed for this years event. 8th and 10th grade students including private, home schools and public schools have been invited to participate in the event. As before, all exhibitors are encouraged to provide some type of interactive…read more »

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