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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.

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!

Congratulations to the February Employee of the Month, Coker-Wimberly's Zina Pittman!

We are so thankful for Sheriff Clee Atkinson and the Edgecombe County's Sheriff's Office for their support of the D.A.R.E Program for our fifth-graders!

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!

Students, teachers, and administrators from schools across the ECPS district celebrated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by participating in the annual Commemorative March and "Lunch with the King."

Congratulations to Edgecombe Early College High School, W.A. Pattillo Middle School and North Edgecombe High School for exceeding expected academic growth during the 2016-2017 school year!

Fifth-grade students at Stocks Elementary School were recently honored for their completion of the D.A.R.E. Program. D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) is a 10-week program designed to help youth learn to make smart life decisions regarding drugs, alcohol, tobacco, and behavior so they can lead safe and responsible lives.

We are thankful for the NC Foundation for Public School Children for their very generous donation to Princeville Elementary School!

The Tarboro High School Vikings are the NCHSAA 1AA Football State Champions!

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! 

The SouthWest Edgecombe High School Volunteer Club recently visited a local pet shelter to deliver donations and spend time caring for the animals! 

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.

South Edgecombe Middle School "Students of the Week" from October, November, and December had breakfast recently with the Principal, Mr. Strother. Everyone enjoyed doughnuts and juice in the Learning Commons while talking about the great things happening at SEMS! Student feedback is valuable! 

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.

Congratulations to South Edgecombe Middle School's Kim Hampton - November ECPS Employee of the Month!

The West Edgecombe Volunteer Fire Department recently visited G.W. Bulluck Elementary School. The students had the opportunity to go in the "Smokehouse" and discuss fire safety!

Eleven ECPS schools were recently recognized at the Positive Behavior Intervention and Support State Recognition Ceremony in Greensboro! PBIS is celebrating 16 years in North Carolina schools!

We celebrated Unity Day at ECPS! Unity Day is designed to bring communities together by sending a message of support, hope and unity against bullying and promote kindness, acceptance and inclusion. Students and staff members wore orange to show support!

 Students at G.W. Bulluck Elementary School kicked off National Red Ribbon Week by wearing red! The Red Ribbon campaign is the oldest and largest drug prevention campaign in the nation - and a great way to help kids reach their full potential!

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!

Reading is fun with Mrs. Sharpe at G.W. Carver Elementary School!

Princeville Elementary School recently held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony in the new Media Center at the school's temporary location at the Bridgers Building in Tarboro. The Media Center features books that were donated from all over the country after the school flooded last year.

Hazel Lewis, Digital Literacy Coach at W.A. Pattillo Middle School, assists students in the school's new Learning Commons!

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Board of Education Winter Retreat

The Board of Education will meet at Country Inn & Suites, Rocky Mount, NC on Monday, February 26, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is Board Training.
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