Coding Programs Planned for Elementary Schools

Chalis Henderson with Turning Point met with Staff at Mariam Boyd Elementary and Vaughan Elementary Schools to plan a year long program for 4th grade students that teaches coding and computer science using the Code.org curriculum.Turning Point partners with the Athletes for Computer Science organization to carry out the program.


Ellis Wyms, former NFL player joins the conversation from Texas via Google Hangout to discuss how the program works. 


Chalis Henderson, Katrinka Brewer, Principal, Mariam Boyd Elementary, and LaTrenda Hawkins Media Specialist 



Renee Mizelle, Principal at Vaughan Elementary School discusses the program with Chalis Henderson


Northside Middle Grades Teachers Participate in Google Classroom Training

Tieka Clavelle from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction conducted an excellent training session on Google Classroom to these teachers. She showed them several programs and applications that work in conjunction with Google to engage and enhance the students instructional programs.




Dominican Republic Followup Visit

Nine staff members from Warren County Schools participated in a study visit to the Dominican Republic. This week the group participated in followup activities and reflected on their visit and looked at ways to use their experience to enhance student learning in their classroom.







August Management Team Meeting

Dr. Linda Mason, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction led this months Management Team Meeting. Directors and Principals met as a group to discuss strategies and plans for the schools and district.





Google Classroom Training at Warren New Tech

Tieka Clavelle from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction provided training to the staff at Warren New Tech on how to use Google Classroom and other technology tools to enhance their classroom instruction. Ms. Clavelle did a great job and provided many free resources for our teachers!








July Management Team Meeting

Dr. Spain met with the Warren County Schools Management Team to kick off the new school year.








Warren County Schools Staff Participates in Dominican Republic Study Visit


UNC World View plans and conducts international study visits each summer for K-12 and community college educators that focus on learning about the culture, key issues and educational practices of specific countries.Participants meet with experts and officials in government agencies, schools, colleges, and non-governmental organizations, and they visit significant historic and cultural sites to gain an in-depth understanding of the country and region. Pre-study-visit seminars and orientation well prepare participants before they leave.Upon return, participants attend a workshop to help them design relevant curricula and initiatives based on their study visit experiences to stimulate global learning in their classrooms, schools, districts and colleges. Experience countries and cultures different from your own and integrate a global perspective into your classroom and campus.


Twenty eight educators from North Carolina participated in the study visit.



Nine participants were from Warren County Schools



A special Thank you to our leaders from World View for making this trip an experience of a life time. Sarah, Charlie, Julie and Matt are pictured here with Ernie Conner (Middle). 

Convocation Planning Meeting

Dr. Spain and the convocation committee met this week to start planning for this years convocation. The will develop the program over the next few weeks.




The Warren County Schools New Teacher/Employee Orientation

New teachers and employees participate in this orientation to provide them with information about the school district.



Jamar Perry, Director of Human Resources 




Jackie Hargrove, ILT/Professional Development Coordinator


Donna Robertson provides payroll information


Jamica Whitaker, Director of Communications and Public Engagement

New Board Members are in Place at July Board Meeting


Three new board members were sworn in  at the July Warren County Board of Education Meeting. Ebony Tally Brame was elected as the Board Chair and Barbara Brayboy was elected as the Vice Chair. Check out scenes from the board meeting.





The new board members are sworn it


Dr. Spain explains the electronic school board program to the new board chair. 


Warren County High School and Warren Early College High School Principals were presented with attendance awards for the month of June. 


Stacy Woodhouse, Economic Development for Warren County presents to the board about upcoming plans for Warren County and how he would like to partner with the school district.



The Warren County Board of Education


Board Member Service Celebration

Three members of the Warren County Board of Education were honored at a special celebration on June 28th at the Warren County Schools Administrative Offices. Henry Durham, Lynn Lassiter, and Calvin Jones will be leaving the board on June 30th. The three board members celebrated with their family and several school staff members. The celebration continued into the final school board meeting of the the 2017 -18 school year with presentations and reflections on the many years of service provided by these three board members. Check out pictures from the events.


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Dr. Ray Spain, Superintendent welcomes everyone to the celebration


Staff and family members gather to honor these three outstanding board members for their many years of service


Henry Durham








Lynn Lassiter








Calvin Jones











Roberta Scott thanks the outgoing board members for their service and talks about the close friendship and bond that they have had over the years. 


Barbara Brayboy, Board Chair talks about how close this board was and how thankful she was to have worked with them. 


Dr. Spain talks about how fortunate Warren County Schools has been over the past years to have such a supportive and caring board. 


Thank you Board Members for all that you have done for the students of Warren County Schools