Angela Colvin, assistant principal at Southern Lee High School, was recently named the district’s 2017-18 Assistant Principal of the Year.
The SanLee Middle School counseling department is hosting a speaker from the North Carolina Department of Justice on Dec. 13 at 5:30 p.m. to talk with parents about social media safety for students.
For the average high school student interested in video game design, music production, or film and video production, visualizing the pathway to a career in one of those fields might be just a little difficult at best. But students at SLHS got an up-close look on Tuesday at what those careers actually look like.
Ramsey Diven, a 2016 graduate of Lee County High School, was named Coastal Carolina University’s Freshman Artist of the Year. Diven is now in her second year in the South Carolina university’s studio art program.
If you were there and saw the marshmallow catapults and cardboard furniture, you might have thought otherwise. But the gathering of more than 60 fifth graders afterschool at Greenwood Elementary was convened with STEM education - and eventually, college - in mind.
“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.