Strategic Plan Steering Committee Meeting

The committee met with Dr. Spain to provide an update on the status of each work plan and to discuss the next steps of implementation. A full report will be made to the Warren County Board of Education in January.

Joyce Mahomes serves as the lead of the committee

Dr. Spain explains the direction he wants to committee to follow.

Principals and Directors Meet

Warren County Schools Principals and the Curriculum and Instruction Department met this week to discuss student performance and other school issues. Each school is working on their school improvement plan.

Superintendents Advisory Committee's

Warren County Schools Superintendent, Dr. Ray Spain met with his three advisory committees last week. The Student Advisory Committee is made up of students from Warren County High, Warren New Tech, and Warren Early College. The Teacher Advisory Committee is made up of the Teacher of the Year from each school and the Parent Advisory Committee is made up of two Parent representatives from each school. They discussed several issues that is facing the school district and talked about several initiatives that were being rolled out.

Mariam Boyd Plans to Transform Old Computer Lab

Katrinka Brewer met with Victoria Brooks from Meteor Education last week to discuss transforming an old computer lab into a modern collaboration space. Ms. Brooks is a designer with expertise in designing education labs and learning spaces. Designs should be completed in a couple of weeks and ready for the MBES Leadership Team to review.

Coding Class at Warren County Elementary Schools

Students in all four Warren County Elementary Schools are participating in the coding class each week with Ellis Wyms and Athletes for Computer Science.

4th grade students at Mariam Boyd Elementary School

NCAEOP District Luncheon

Warren County was represented well at the district NCAEOP  luncheon held at Vance Granville Community College in Henderson. Donna Martin served as President this year. Check our scenes from the event.

Donna Martin, District 10 President

Tammy Harmon, Warren County President

Joyce Bullock recognized the guests and administrators

Monique Alston provided the blessing before the meal

Claire Vandiford introduced the speaker

Dr. Linda Mason, Assistant Superintendent for Warren County Schools was the guest speaker.

Dr. Mason's presentation required audience participation.

Barbara Brayboy, Vice Chairperson for Warren County Schools attended the event. 

Kathy Bradley presented the scholarships 

Jayda Monae Collins, Granville County Schools

Ellen Denning, Warren County Schools

Odessa Perry, Career Development Coordinator for Warren County Schools provided the afternoon activity, "Jazzercise".

Warren New Tech Hosts a Family Feast Project

Warren New Tech High School held a "Family Feast" celebration just before thanksgiving. The project included several family based activities leading up to this event. Highlights of the feast included a full course meal with all the trimmings, and a pie judging contest. School Board Members, Central Office Staff, and other supporters in the community were invited.

The judges sample the pies baked by each family and determine the winners.

Thank you to the parent volunteers who help make this event a huge success.

Pie Contest Winners

Pie Contest Winners

Pie Contest Winners

November Management Team Meeting

The Management Team meets at the Hawkins Education Center each month 

Hilda Baskerville from the Warren County Health Department provided a presentation on the Youth Risk Behavior Survey taken by WCS 9th grade students. 

Cathy Alston Kearney, Student Success Coordinator provided an update on the Sandy Hook Promise programs conducted for Middle Grades and High School students.

Dr. Spain discusses the School consolidation plan that was developed several years ago.

Rhonda Mushaw and Diana Talley from the Warren County Health Department presented information to the Management Team.

Dr. Agnes De Witt from North Carolina Central University discussed an online School Administration Program with the group. 

Dr. Frank Polakiewicz, Assistant Superintendent for Administration and Operations discussed School Safety and the progress being made with School security.

BARR Program Training

Teachers in Warren County Schools participated in a special training to improve the Building Access Reducing Risks (BARR) program in the schools. This program is  is a whole-school model for grades 6-12 that provides schools with a comprehensive approach to meeting students' academic, social and emotional needs.