Lee County schools are constantly working hard to continue improvement across the district, and the start of the 2017-18 school year is no different. From day one, students and teachers jumped right in to the curriculum and are learning new things. But for students who have not turned in their health assessments or have received their immunizations, school will come to a temporary halt next week
“More Than a Diploma” helps prepare students for college admissions and employment by giving them something beyond a traditional diploma. Last year’s high school graduates combined to earn 48 associates degrees, 1,449 career and technical credentials and credit for 2,418 college classes.
High school students continue to graduate from Lee County Schools with an increasing portfolio of college credit and nationally recognized career certifications, with 94.3 percent of the graduates completing some distinction beyond a high school diploma, according to annual figures released today.
Locals have know for decades how deeply involved Jerry Pedley is in education. Now, with the owner and president of Merteck Solutions accepting an award from NAF, a nonprofit formerly known as the National Academy Foundation, the entire nation knows as well.
All Lee County Schools earned a performance grade of C or better and eight of 13 schools met or exceeded their expected growth, according to annual assessments released today by the North Carolina State Board of Education.
You tend to see familiar surroundings through a new lens when you come back from a transformational experience. That's especially true for Carleigh Flynn, Samantha Godfrey, J.T. Owens, and Sara Zuluaga, all of whom spent six weeks at the North Carolina Governor's School this summer.
Lee County Schools’ goal of graduating students with more than a high school diploma was further advanced when Lee County Board of Education Chairman Mark Akinosho and LCS Superintendent Dr. Andy Bryan received a $40,000 check from the Duke Energy Foundation for expanding STEM comprehension.
Just because students are out for the summer doesn’t mean Lee County Schools administrators stop working. On July 11 at the regularly scheduled board meeting, the Lee County Board of Education approved several administrative changes.