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Two WCPS AFJROTC Units Awarded Distinguished Unit Awards

Two WCPS AFJROTC Units Awarded Distinguished Unit Awards

Two WCPS high schools were recently recognized by the United States Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC) Headquarters for their outstanding programs over the course of the 2021-2022 school year. The Southern Wayne High School AFJROTC Unit (NC-023) and the Eastern Wayne High School AFJROTC Unit (NC-804) received the Headquarters highest honor eligible…read more »

WCPS hosts STEMKAMP

WCPS hosts STEMKAMP

This week, more than 120 Wayne County Public Schools (WCPS) students, 70% of which are military connected, converged on the Meadow Lane Elementary campus for a five-day STEM focused summer camp. The district’s second annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics for Kids of Active Military Personnel (STEMKAMP)” offers participating students in grades 3-8 fun, hands-on…read more »

WCPS Students To Attend Governor’s School

WCPS Students To Attend Governor’s School

Two rising Wayne County Public Schools (WCPS) seniors have been invited to attend the 2022 Governor’s School of North Carolina session this summer Spring Creek High’s Ciclaliz Morales-Perez and Wayne Early/Middle College High School’s Chantel Chestnutt. The two students were recognized Monday evening by the Wayne County Board of Education for this achievement. Governor’s School…read more »

Board Approves Joint Resolution To Support House Bill 983; Continues Optional Masks

Board Approves Joint Resolution To Support House Bill 983; Continues Optional Masks

During the monthly meeting of the Wayne County Board of Education, Superintendent David Lewis discussed House Bill 983 with the Board. Essentially, the bill allocates $15 million for Goldsboro High, $5 million for Dillard Middle, and $5 million for Brogden Middle for renovations and repairs. After some discussion, the Board unanimously approved a Joint Resolution with the Board of…read more »

WCPS Announces New Eastern Wayne Middle Principal

WCPS Announces New Eastern Wayne Middle Principal

During its monthly meeting this week, the Wayne County Board of Education approved the hiring of Beddingfield High assistant principal, Chris Barnes. He was named the principal of Eastern Wayne Middle. Barnes is replacing Eric Waters, who was recently named principal of Eastern Wayne High for the coming school year. “Mr. Barnes has a variety…read more »

WCPS Publishes Special Online Collections

WCPS Publishes Special Online Collections

The Wayne County Public Schools Curriculum & Instruction Department is pleased to present two special digital publications of student work for 2021-2022. Wayne Collection – Since 1985, this annual publication highlights student artwork and written work across the school district. Submissions are made up of student work selected by each school. Under the direction of…read more »

WCPS Recognizes 2021-2022 Retirees

WCPS Recognizes 2021-2022 Retirees

After many years of dedicated service to Wayne County Public Schools, more than 100 retiring employees were recognized at the district’s 2021-2022 Retirement Ceremony held last week at the Lane Tree Conference Center. District leaders say the event was a great way to thank retirees for their contributions to public education. “Each of our employees…read more »

Arrest In WCPS Threat

Arrest In WCPS Threat

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office was alerted on May 26, 2022 to an Instagram message threatening to harm students and staff of Wayne County Public Schools. The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office immediately began an investigation with the assistance of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. As a result of the investigation conducted by the Wayne County…read more »

Local Law Enforcement Agencies Increase Security At Schools

Local Law Enforcement Agencies Increase Security At Schools

In light of this week’s school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, law enforcement agencies across North Carolina and the nation are increasing patrols on and around school campuses. In addition to local efforts by the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office and Goldsboro Police Department, WCPS schools are also seeing an increased presence from other agencies. On Wednesday,…read more »

WCPS Announces Principal Changes

WCPS Announces Principal Changes

During a special called meeting this week, the Wayne County Board of Education approved the following principal changes: Southern Wayne High principal, Kevin Smith, was named Director of Secondary Education, Program Development, and Athletics. Kevin Smith has 28 years of education service, transitioning to school administration in 2007. Prior to being named principal of Southern…read more »

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