Lee County Schools

Achieving Excellence

What's Happening in Lee County Schools

  • INSPIRED. Deep River Goes to Head of Class

    In the five years the Lee County Education Foundation has given its Head of Class award, the “Scholar Boy” statue that's part of the prize has made its way to several elementary schools who've won the honor – Greenwood, J. Glenn Edwards and B.T. Bullock Elementary among them. Thursday morning, the statue was awarded to the school which hosted its unveiling six years ago – Deep River Elementary School.

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  • FLK students loving new elective classes

    Floyd L. Knight/The Children’s Center high school students have a new opportunity this year: elective classes.

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  • LCS FFA booths a hit at the fair

    Not only did the four booths from Lee County Schools Future Farmers of America groups educate fair-goers, three of them placed in the 1-A Youth Booth Exhibits-Vocational Education Groups.

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  • INSPIRED. On the Move

    In July, SLHS senior Jose Luis Morales Jr. stepped onto a soccer field, ready to face off against West Ham United FC, one of England's leading soccer clubs. It was his professional soccer debut, and he was about to play center midfield against seasoned competitors who in some cases were more than twice his age.

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  • Miss N.C. visits Tramway Elementary

    Just before the school’s intersession break began, Tramway Elementary fourth- and fifth-graders got a visit from Miss North Carolina 2016 McKenzie Faggart.

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  • LCS finance department, continuous award winners

    For the past 19 years, the Lee County Schools finance department has received numerous awards for going above and beyond when it comes to financial reporting and resource management.

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  • LCHS Grad Named NC FFA President

    In 2010, as a seventh grader at West Lee Middle School, Layne Baker got involved with the North Carolina chapter of the National FFA Organization. He didn't know at the time that in a little more than half a decade's time, he'd be leading the organization on a statewide basis.

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  • INSPIRED. New Teachers, New Visions

    School is back in session in Lee County, but it's not just students who are adjusting to new surroundings. Three new teachers – some new to Lee County, others new to teaching altogether – have been learning the ropes over the past couple of weeks as well.

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  • LCS starts year fully staffed

    When Lee County students returned to the classroom two weeks ago, they were welcomed by a full complement of teachers — something that hasn’t happened for several years at Lee County Schools and is becoming increasingly rare in districts across the state.

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  • INSPIRED. Now & Then

    There's a beginning and an end to everything, and as LCS kicks off another year of classes, Emma Langston, a senior at SLHS, is looking forward to the end. But as she sat down Wednesday afternoon with Wendy Cole – who taught Langston kindergarten at Greenwood Elementary a dozen years ago – she also thought about the beginning.

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Announcements

  • FAFSA Updates

    Attention seniors and parents! There are a couple changes regarding FAFSA this year, including early filing. Instead of waiting until Jan. 1, 2017 to fill out the FAFSA, it can now be completed and submitted as early as Oct. 1. The earlier submission date will be a permanent change beginning this year.

    For those with questions, or needing one-on-one assistance, head to Central Carolina Community College Oct. 29 for FAFSA Day. More information can be found online at www.CFNC.org/FAFSAday, or by calling 866-866-CFNC.

    School counselors are also available to answer questions throughout the year.

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  • Senior Parent Night for Latino Students

    Senior Latino students and parents are invited to attend a workshop for everything college, in order to assist in preparations for after high school.

    The free event — from 6-8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3 at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center — will be full of relevant topics including information on college access, applications and financial aid.

    There will also be several college representatives from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill and Central Carolina Community College onsite to answer questions. College Foundation of North Carolina representative Donna Weaver will present in English and Spancish about specific opportunities available to Latino students.

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