Children enrolling in kindergarten in North Carolina public schools next year will be given new tests designed to gauge their intellectual and physical development.
Online student registration is being offered in the Wilkes County schools for the 2015-16 school year through a system called InfoSnap.
At a time of year when they normally make plans for summer driver’s education instruction, public school officials in Wilkes County and across the state still don’t know if the state will continue paying part of the cost of teaching teens to drive...
The number of “reportable acts” of crime and violence in the Wilkes County schools dropped by 55 percent last year, according to an annual report from the N.C. Department of Public Instruction (DPI).
The Wilkes County high school dropout rate fell to 1.71 per 1,000 students last year, at least the seventh straight year it has declined.
Wilkes County school officials announced that students are being dismissed from all Wilkes schools at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 5. All after school activities for the day were cancelled.
Students return to school Aug. 24 and are dismissed for the summer on May 24 in a 2015-16 calendar approved by the Wilkes Board of Education Tuesday night.
Plans for making up student classroom days missed within the last two weeks have been announced by Dr. Marty Hemric, Wilkes school superintendent.