Tag Archives: Wayne County Public Schools

Juvenile Identified for Issuing Threats at Brogden Middle

Juvenile Identified for Issuing Threats at Brogden Middle

On November 28, 2022, and November 30, 2022, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office was alerted to an Instagram message threatening to harm students and staff of Brogden Middle School. After being notified of these threats, the Sheriff’s Office immediately began an investigation into the threats. Asa result of the investigation, it was determined that an…read more »

WCPS Students to Sing in 2022 Choral Showcase

WCPS Students to Sing in 2022 Choral Showcase

Wayne County Public Schools (WCPS) students will soon spread holiday cheer through festive songs and melodies at the annual district-wide Choral Showcase, with performances spanning over three nights (November 29, November 30, and December 1) at the Goldsboro High auditorium. This is the 21st year for the annual holiday showcase. The showcase first began in…read more »

School Board Highlights Student & Staff Achievements

School Board Highlights Student & Staff Achievements

During the recent Wayne County Board of Education meeting, students, staff members, and schools were then recognized with a Board Spotlight for the following achievements: Career Development Coordinator Recognition WCPS Career Development Coordinators were thanked for their efforts in recognition of the upcoming Career Development Coordinator Day. Academic Growth Recognitions Met Academic Growth Carver Heights…read more »

Rosewood Football Advances

Rosewood Football Advances

The wind and the rain didn’t stop the Rosewood Eagles from flying into the next round of the High School Playoff. Rosewood defeated Warren County 49 to 16. The game originally scheduled for Friday was pushed up a night to avoid the rains from the tropical system. The game began at 8 due to the…read more »

Board Member Honored for Service

Board Member Honored for Service

In Monday’s Wayne County Board of Education meeting outgoing District 4 representative was honored. Leading into the Board Spotlight period, Billy Strickland, husband of Board Member, Jennifer Strickland, was given the opportunity to recognize his wife’s service to the Board, the school district and the community. Following his comments, Chair West presented her with a…read more »

Lawmakers Announce School Safety Funding for Wayne County

Lawmakers Announce School Safety Funding for Wayne County

Representative John Bell announced that Wayne County Public Schools will receive funds for additional school safety resources. Thanks to funding from the N.C. General Assembly, Wayne County Schools has been awarded $984,000 in additional school safety resources for the 2022-2023 school year. The funding, which is part of more than $74.1 million in school safety grants…read more »

State Highway Patrol Conducts 2022 “Operation Stop Arm”

State Highway Patrol Conducts 2022 “Operation Stop Arm”

Schools have been in session since August and the safety of our students is a top priority.  This week, in support of Operation Stop Arm week, the State Highway Patrol will be aggressively enforcing stop arm and other traffic violations in and around school zones and school bus stops. The operation will run daily from…read more »

WCPS Receives $500,000 Grant for New Mandarin Chinese program

WCPS Receives $500,000 Grant for New Mandarin Chinese program

Wayne County Public Schools (WCPS) has learned that it will receive a half million dollar grant from the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) to implement a Mandarin Chinese program at Norwayne Middle School. Dr. Maguy Yancey, WCPS Coordinator of Remote Learning, Language & Cultural Education, says while the five year grant targets military connected…read more »

WCPS Closed Friday

WCPS Closed Friday

In preparation for tropical storm conditions from Ian which may result in unsafe road conditions and the need for emergency shelters to open, WCPS is taking the following steps: All schools will be CLOSED for students and staff on Friday, September 30. All athletic events, practices, driver’s education programs, SAT testing, and any other scheduled…read more »

School Board Approves Priorities for Proposed Sales Tax

School Board Approves Priorities for Proposed Sales Tax

Superintendent Dr. David Lewis and Dr. Tim Harrell, Assistant Superintendentof Support Services, presented four priorities as a recommendationfor how funding would be directed if the ¼ of one cent – or ¼ of one penny –sales tax is approved on the November ballot. The four priorities focuson Campus Safety, Learning Environment, Campus Revitalization, and AthleticFacilities. The four priorities were developed at…read more »

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