In its first season, Lee County Schools’ first middle school wrestling team – dubbed Lee County United – finished in third place in the Cape Fear Valley Conference Tournament. The team is comprised of 34 students from East Lee, West Lee and SanLee Middle Schools.
In late January, a team from LEC joined teams from LCHS and SLHS for the county-wide Quiz Bowl competition. While the LCHS Yellow Jackets appear to be building something of a dynasty after coming away from that event the victors for the second consecutive year, all three of the teams enjoyed the competition and look forward to more.
Deep River Elementary became more than just a school last week – in four fifth grade classrooms, it was also a museum of history and science. Open to parents and other community members, the Deep River Museum was hosted by the students who had become an expert on a hero of the American Revolution and one of the world's unique environments.