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Congratulations to South Edgecombe Middle School Assistant Principal Mary Bridgers - ECPS Employee of the Month for October!

Students in Ms. Chapman's physical education classes at G.W. Carver Elementary School are enjoying the bicycles in the Twin Counties Bicycle & Pedestrian Safety And Equipment Project trailer sponsored by NC Cooperative Extension. The trailer comes fully equipped with bicycles, helmets, and bicycle safety curriculum for elementary and middle school students. 

Representatives from United Way Tar River Region recently visited ECPS to kick off this year's United Way Campaign. ECPS is proud to support this organization that funds local programs and services that help thousands of individuals and families throughout Edgecombe County.

Congratulations to the newly-inducted members of the National Junior Beta Club at W.A. Pattillo Middle School!

We are so thankful for all of our community partners! THANK YOU Conetoe United Methodist Church for donating school supplies to our teachers! 

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!

The N.C. Department of Transportation and the N.C. Department of Commerce teamed up to gather donated school supplies this summer and give them to the students at Phillips Middle School in Battleboro and other Edgecombe County schools. The effort was part of Gov. Cooper’s 2nd Annual School Supply Drive.

The seniors in Ms. Morris's class at Tarboro High School were excited to be greeted by Superintendent Dr. Valerie Bridges on the first day of school!

Congratulations to the ECPS Child Nutrition Director, Ruth McDowell, who was recently recognized as the North Carolina Child Nutrition Director of the Year! 

Our teachers are ready for the 2018-19 school year!

Many of our community partners helped welcome students back to school for the first day of school in the ECPS iZone!

Welcome new teachers!

Representatives from the North Carolina Department of Transportation and the Division of Motor Vehicles recently stopped by North Edgecombe High School to visit with teachers and to kickoff Governor Cooper's Annual Back to School Supply Drive.

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!

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.

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.


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.

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!

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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Matt Smith named ECPS Principal of the Year

Edgecombe Early College High School's Matt Smith has been selected as the 2018 - 2019 ECPS Principal of the Year! Click the headline to read the article published by the Rocky Mount Telegram recently.
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ECPS's Futrell highlighted on Education Matters Program

Each week the Public School Forum of North Carolina spotlights an individual demonstrating excellent leadership in education in North Carolina during Education Matters, a 30 minute program airing on Saturday nights at 7:30 p.m. on WRAL-TV and statewide on UNC-TV's Channel. Abbey Futrell, ECPS Assistant Superintendent, was highlighted this week!
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Parent Portal Now Available

The district has reopened the PowerSchool Parent Portal, an online system for parents to view their students’ grades and attendance.
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