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Students at the Martin Millennium Academy's Summer Future Scientists Academy visited Conetoe Family Life Center. They learned about the engineering of irrigation and how to test the pH level of soil after picking potatoes, onions and tomatoes!

Smithfield Foods and the American Heart Association recently presented CPR Training Kits to South Edgecombe Middle School to help fulfill the "CPR in Schools" graduation requirement and create a new generation of lifesavers!

Congratulations to the ECPS Teacher of the Year for 2018 - Edgecombe Early College High School's Lee Harrison!

James Barnes, Head Custodian at Phillips Middle School, was recognized as the ECPS Employee of the Month for June!

Phillips Middle School's Brady Buchanan, right, was named the Beginning Teacher of the Year for Edgecombe County Public Schools at the year-end celebration for teachers who have participated in the district's Beginning Teacher Support Program. Buchanan is pictured with Kelly Jones, ECPS Coordinator of Personnel Support Programs.

North Edgecombe High School's Valedictorian - Autumn Davis and Salutatorian - Quanesha Pryor

SouthWest Edgecombe's Salutatorian - Matthew Jones and Valedictorian - Yancey Coltrane

Tarboro High School's Valedictorian - Seth Dupree and Salutatorian - Trey Lancaster

Congratulations to the ECPS retirees for the 2017- 2018 school year! We honor and celebrate these outstanding employees for their dedication and commitment to the students of Edgecombe County!

Edgecombe Early College High School's Valedictorian Hannah Webb and Salutatorian Emily Brake!

G.W. Carver Elementary's Paige Proctor was recognized as the May ECPS Employee of the Month at the recent Board of Education meeting.

West Edgecombe Digital Literacy Coach Rebecca Stokes is the recipient of a $5000 Centurylink Teachers & Technology Grant. The funds will be used to purchase mini iPads for the school's Learning Commons. The iPads will be used for coding applications, classroom lessons, and video production for the school's newscast.

Several seventh and eighth-grade students from ECPS Middle Schools traveled to Cummins Rocky Mount Engine Plant to participate in their Lego Engine Build day! Students worked with Cummins Engineers to construct a QSK95 engine using approximately 30,000 Lego bricks!

The AFJROTC Unit at Southwest Edgecombe High School has been selected to receive the Air Force JROTC Distinguished Unit Award for the 2017 – 2018 school year. This award recognizes the top 3 percent of Air Force JROTC units/cadets that have performed well above and beyond normal expectations, and have distinguished themselves through outstanding service to their school and community while meeting the Air Force JROTC citizen development mission for America. 

Art students from across the Edgecombe County Public Schools district were recently honored at the Central Services Art Gallery Reception held in the Mobley Atrium at Edgecombe Community College.

Students in Ms. Coker's fifth-grade class at G.W. Bulluck Elementary School had fun learning about ecosystems using Virtual Reality goggles with the help of ECPS 21st Century Instructional Facilitator, Kevin Roberts. 

ECPS is proud to participate in Relay for Life of Edgecombe County to benefit the American Cancer Society!

Congratulations to Martin Millennium Academy for winning the ECPS Elementary Battle of the Books! 

Congratulations to the new members of the National Honor Society of SouthWest Edgecombe High School!

The Tarboro High School Air Force Junior ROTC instructors and cadets earned the highest attainable rating of "Exceeds Standards" during their recent evaluation. This rating is reserved for the top 2% of AFJROTC unites world-wide.

Congratulations to the SouthWest Edgecombe High School Varsity Cheerleaders for their second-place finish in the 2018 Canam Nationals Cheer Competition held recently in Myrtle Beach. Best wishes to the cheerleaders and Coach Samantha Eason as they prepare for the U.S. Finals competition to be held in May in Virginia Beach.

Princeville Elementary School Junior Beta Club members, along with school social worker, Ms. Gay, recently planted a pinwheel garden to show support for child abuse prevention.

Congratulations to West Edgecombe Middle School's STEM team for winning the inaugural ECPS Middle School STEM Design Challenge!

West Edgecombe Middle School's Odyssey of the Mind team recently placed 5th in the North Carolina Odyssey of the Mind Competition held in Charlotte.

West Edgecombe Data Manager Stephanie Thompson and Carver Elementary Data Manager Amanda Davis recently presented at the CCES Conference in Greensboro. They shared "Daily Attendance in a SNAP" with PowerSchool Managers from across the state. They are pictured with District Data Manager, Nai Barnes.

The ECPS Career-Technical Honor Society recently inducted new members from North Edgecombe, Tarboro High, and SouthWest Edgecombe during a ceremony at Edgecombe Community College.

Congratulations to the North Edgecombe JROTC for winning the "FIRST" Robotics Competition recently at East Carolina University! The competition included high school teams who made their own robots to compete through an obstacle course.


ECPS Superintendent Dr. Valerie Bridges was on hand for NC Superintendent Mark Johnson's announcement that all K-3 reading teachers in North Carolina will be receiving $200 to purchase books, supplies, and other literacy resources.

The STEM Design Team at Phillips Middle School has been busy preparing for the ECPS Middle School STEM Design Challenge to be held on March 21st.

Second-grade students at Stocks Elementary School dressed as their favorite book character to celebrate Read Across America Week.

The ECPS Blue Ribbon Commission on Educational Equity recently visited SouthWest Edgecombe High School. During the school visit, Representative Shelly Willingham stopped by the JROTC classroom. He is pictured with Cadet Second Lieutenant Alec Powell.

Fifth-grade students in Mrs. Darden's and Ms. Roberts' classes at G.W. Carver Elementary School recently completed a unit on the Civil Rights movement. Students created Google Slide presentations to share their research. They also researched important historical figures and invited all students of the school to visit their "living museum."

During Black History Month, seventh-grade scientists in Ms. Sanders' class at Martin Millennium Academy are learning about African American biologist Ernest Just, who pioneered research in cell behavior. The class is beginning a unit on the study of cells.

Congratulations to Pattillo Middle School - recipients of the Clean School Award for the second quarter. Thank you Clayton Knight, Ellen Whitley & Ben Harrison!

THANK YOU United Way Campaign Leaders and all ECPS Employees for a fantastic 2017-18 Campaign! ECPS is proud to support United Way Tar River Region and their mission to improve the quality of life for the children, adults, and families of Edgecombe County!

G.W. Carver Elementary School recently held their first school-wide Spelling Bee! Special thanks to Ms. Darden, Carver Elementary Teacher, for organizing the event!

A clean school is a happy school! We are so thankful for the wonderful custodians at our schools, like Mr. Lawton at West Edgecombe Middle School! 

Deputy Spruill with the Edgecombe County Sheriff's Department recently visited Stocks Elementary School to talk to the young men about the importance of education.

Reading is more fun with a buddy! Ms. Amerson's second-grade students at G.W. Bulluck Elementary School recently enjoyed "buddy reading" with Ms. Wells' third-grade students.

The Tarboro High School JROTC presented the colors at the Edgecombe County Annual Farm City Breakfast. The cadets performed for over 200 local farmers and community members.

Gwenevere Peebles, Multi-Classroom Leader at Coker-Wimberly Elementary School, works with students in the Innovation Zone!

Scientists in action at W.A. Pattillo Middle School!

News & Announcements

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Supply Lists Ready

In order to help you prepare for the upcoming school year, our schools have been working on their supply lists. Attached here, you will find a list for each school as they are received to help you prepare for the items your child will need to make next year a successful school year!
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It is an exciting time in Edgecombe County!

Hundreds of new engineering and advanced manufacturing jobs are coming to our region, thanks to companies like Triangle Tire and Corning. Small businesses and social ventures are breathing new life into towns like Tarboro and Pinetops.
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By the time they are 25....

For the past two years, the ECPS Blue Ribbon Commission on Educational Equity has been asking the question, "What do we want to be true for our ECPS graduates by the time they are 25 years old?"

"Transcending" Expectations in the I-Zone

Thanks to a partnership with Transcend, a team from Edgecombe County Public Schools convened during the 2017-18 school year to re-imagine learning in the Innovation Zone, starting with North Edgecombe High School and Phillips Middle School.
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