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A special ribbon cutting ceremony has held recently in the Learning Commons of Stocks Elementary School. This new space is a fully-integrated learning environment where students will problem-solve, collaborate, communicate and build other skills necessary for college and career success!

Congratulations to the ECPS Employee of the Month for January - Rose Cole, Executive Assistant to Superintendent Dr. Valerie Bridges. Special thanks State Farm Agent Greg Sessoms for presenting Mrs. Cole with a gift certificate.

Congratulations to Matt Smith, Edgecombe Early College High School Principal, who has been named the 2019 North Central Region Principal of the Year - one of eight finalists in the state for the title of North Carolina Principal of the Year!

 A team of students from Edgecombe Early College High School competed on WRAL's "Brain Game" this past weekend. Content for the show comes from the courses taken by high-schoolers throughout the state. The questions include everything from math and science to arts and current events.

Congratulations to Tarboro High School - 2018 1AA NCHSAA Football State Champions!

The students of Princeville Elementary School celebrated the season with a performance at Edgecombe Community College. In addition to beautiful singing from the school's chorus and a special violin performance, the fifth-grade DARE graduates were also recognized.

W.A. Pattillo Middle School recently completed a school-wide book read of Sharon Draper's novel, The Skin I'm In.

Congratulations to the newly inducted members of the G.W. Carver Elementary School Junior Beta Club!

Opportunity Culture is coming to our schools in the south & west areas of our county! Teams of teachers from Bulluck Elementary, Carver Elementary, South Edgecombe Middle, West Edgecombe Middle, and SouthWest Edgecombe High met recently to begin planning for next school year. The initiative expands the reach of excellent teachers and their teams to more students, for more pay, within recurring budgets.

Students from the Career & Technical Education Program at SouthWest Edgecombe High School recently visited Facility Maintenance, Welding, and Electronics classes at Edgecombe Community College.

Ninth and tenth grade students at Edgecombe Early College High School participated in a Catapult Launch competition this week - the culmination of a semester-long project. Teams of students worked together to design and build a catapult that would launch a projectile the greatest distance or with the greatest accuracy.

Congratulations to G.W. Carver Elementary's Christie Cobb, Elizabeth Lunsford and April Phillips for renewing their National Board Certification!

Members of the custodial staff of North Edgecombe High School were recognized at the November Edgecombe County Board of Education meeting as the recipients of the Saffelle Clean School Award for the first quarter. A clean school is a happy school!

Scientists in action in Ms. Mongillo's class at W.A. Pattillo Middle School!

Students in Mr. Buchanan's science class at Phillips Middle School took a virtual field trip around the Solar System with the assistance of iPads and Merge Cubes!

Scholars in Ms. Chappell's STEM class at Martin Millennium Academy have been studying force, friction, and energy. They used the potential energy of a marble to test roller coasters they built. Each roller coaster included a hill to demonstrate kinetic energy and a loop to demonstrate centripetal force.

Tarboro High School students in Mrs. Morris' English IV and III classes recently participated in "Read for the Record Day 2018." They visited Martin Millennium Academy and Stocks Elementary School to read "Maybe Something Beautiful" with kindergarten, first-grade, and second-grade students. 

Stocks Elementary School recently participated in National Mix It Up at Lunch Day, which encourages students to move out of their comfort zone and connect with someone new over lunch!

Tarboro High School students who have expressed a career interest in engineering were recently treated to "Lunch with an Engineer." Engineers from Keihin, LS Cable, Pfizer and Edwards spoke with students about the innovative technologies they working on and discussed job opportunities available in the twin counties. Special thanks to the THS CTE Department and STEP for sponsoring the event.

The recent College Foundation of North Carolina College Fair brought over 50 colleges and universities to Edgecombe Community College. Many high school juniors and seniors from Edgecombe Early College, North Edgecombe, Tarboro High and SouthWest Edgecombe had the opportunity to meet admissions representatives and ask questions about specific programs, campus life and the application process.

Dr. Valerie Bridges, ECPS Superintendent, stopped by Edgecombe Early College High School to celebrate with students and staff after the announcement that the school had exceeded growth for the fourth year in a row and once again received a school performance grade of A!

Welcome new teachers!

News & Announcements

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Matt Smith named Regional Principal of the Year

Click the headline to read an article published in the Rocky Mount Telegram about Edgecombe Early College High School's Matt Smith being named the North Central Region Principal of the Year.
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Opportunity Culture Teacher Leadership Job Fair planned

We are seeking extraordinary teachers & teacher assistants for the 2019 - 20 school year interested in expanding their impact and taking on more responsibility within the school, all while staying in the classroom! Make plans to attend the Job Fair on Saturday, January 26, 2019. Click the headline for more information.
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