Pactolus School held the El Dia de los Ninos event to cap a busy couple of months at the school.
The bands from C.M. Eppes Middle School and E.B. Aycock Middle joined forces to earn a pair of awards at a recent competition.
Julia Brickhouse, a special education teacher at Eastern Elementary School, has been named a 2013-14 Kenan Fellow.
Kristopher Arnold will receive a trip to San Francisco to learn more about how to implement the Common Core Standards.
Members of the community can fill out an online survey to give their opinions.
North Pitt High School held inductions for the start of their own chapter of the Science National Honor Society during a ceremony last week at the school.
Wellcome Middle School celebrated growth and achievement in math and reading benchmarks during Big Ups Day.
Pitt County Schools Superintendent Beverly Emory has accepted an offer to become the superintendent of the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools district.
J.H. Rose High School Principal Charlie Langley has been awarded North Carolina Administrator of the Year by the North Carolina Association of Student Councils.
Members of the Hope Middle School Creative Dramatics Department put all of their hard work on display Thursday night when they performed the school’s first-ever play.
Joy Carter, an Elmhurst Elementary music teacher, was named the 2013 Pitt County Schools Teacher of the Year during a celebration luncheon held last week at Rock Springs Center
Creekside Elementary School Assistant Principal Cornelia Cox has been named Assistant Principal of the Year by the North Carolina Association of Educators.
Ridgewood Elementary School’s fourth and fifth grade Odyssey of the Mind team won first place in their division at the Regional OM Competition in Jacksonville on Saturday, March 2.
Brock Letchworth, a Pitt County native and teacher, has been named public information officer for the Pitt County school system.
Career and Technical Education is partnering with Metrics for the Schools @ Work program.
According to the 2011-12 Consolidated Data Report presented to the State Board of Education today, the number of students dropping out of school for PCS decreased by 23.6% from the previous school year.
J.H. Rose High School is pleased to announce that Stephanie Cervi, Allyn Hollingsworth, Patrick Moloney, and Meera Ravi have been named Morehead-Cain semifinalists.
The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards announced today that 14 PCS teachers achieved National Board Certification in 2012. In addition, another 16 teachers renewed their certification.
The Pitt County Board of Education is searching for eligible citizens to fill the District 1 Seat B vacancy created by the recent resignation of member Ralph Love.
The winner of the annual Superintendent’s Holiday Card Contest for 2012 is Daysha Bullock, 7th grade student at Chicod School.
Rita Roy, Director for Pitt County Community Schools and Recreation, recently received the Meritorious Service Award from the North Carolina Recreation and Park Association.
Pitt County Schools Superintendent Dr. Beverly Emory addressed questions from the media regarding the recent athletic eligibility investigation in our district.
On October 25, principals across the state are encouraged to send home copies of the North Carolina School Report Card.
Three PCS students were named Semifinalists in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program
The Pitt County Coalition on Substance Abuse honored PCS Superintendent Dr. Beverly Emory with the Outstanding Professional award during the September Board of Education meeting.
Pitt County today was named one of America’s Promise Alliance’s 100 Best Communities for Young People presented by ING.
Backpack…check! Pencils…check! Three-ring binder…check! Making sure that your child has everything he or she will need for school is important, but there are a number of other things parents should do to ensure that their child has a successful school year.
This fall, North Carolina public schools will put their best foot forward as the state's READY initiative is launched in every classroom.
According to the 2011-12 ABCs of Public Education report presented to State Board of Education members last week, nearly 91.4 percent (32 of 35 schools) in Pitt County Schools met expected growth and 57.1 (20 of 35) percent met high academic growth.
The Eastern Carolina Injury Prevention Program of Vidant Medical Center has been working with the City of Greenville, the Greenville Police Department and the Pitt County Health Department’s Communities Putting Prevention To Work Take Step Two grant to coordinate installation of speedboards and bike racks at schools throughout Pitt County.
The School Nutrition Association of North Carolina held its Annual Conference June 18-22, 2012 at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro, NC.
Maurice Harris, assistant principal at North Pitt High School, has been named the new principal of Wellcome Middle School.
Kevin Smith has been named as the new principal of Belvoir Elementary School replacing Shannon Wainright who was recently appointed to fill the position of Instructional Compliance Coordinator for Pitt County Schools.
The graduating class of 2012 was offered $9,549,206 in scholarships and includes 225 NC Scholars, a Park Scholar, a National Achievement Scholar, a Benjamin N. Duke Scholar, two East Carolina University Scholars, and an appointment to the United States Naval Academy.
NC Prevention Partners awarded Pitt County Schools with a Trailblazer Award for its strong progress in school employee wellness.
Pitt County Schools is proud to announce the yearly Media Program Awards for 2012.
G.R. Whitfield School’s assistant principal Monica R. Jacobson was announced as the school’s new principal following the retirement of current principal Dr. Gloria Snead at the end of the year.
The Grainger Foundation has donated $10,000 to the Pitt County Educational Foundation, Inc., in support of Pitt County Schools’ Dropout Prevention Campaign.
David Dupree has been selected as Pitt County Schools’ Employee of the Month for May.
In accordance with Federal legislation, Pitt County Schools will be increasing the cost of paid student lunches by 25 cents for grades Pre-K through 12 in the upcoming 2012-13 school year.
A Pitt County Schools high school student, Joseph Miles Wobbleton, a senior at D.H. Conley High School, was recently accepted into Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Wintergreen Intermediate School won the first annual Region 1 Elementary Battle of the Books (BOB) competition that was held on April 19. The event is sponsored by the North Carolina School Library Media Association.
Heidi Criswell has been selected as Pitt County Schools’ Employee of the Month for April.
Ten students from Pitt County Schools have accepted invitations to attend the 2012 Governor’s School of North Carolina.
Two Pitt County students were named finalists in the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program. These students are senior Jenna N. Sjoerdsma from Ayden-Grifton High School and senior Meagan E. Briley from J.H. Rose High School
One student from Pitt County Schools, Courtney M. Hardy from D.H. Conley High School, was named a winner in the 2012 National Achievement Scholarship Program.
The Pitt County Board of Education approved a REVISED school calendar for the 2012-13 school year during their Board meeting held last night.
G.R. Whitfield School’s Battle of the Books team won the regional competition on March 16th for the third consecutive year in a row.
Pitt County Schools’ FIRST Pitt Pirates Robotics Team finished second place at the Palmetto Regional Competition this past weekend, the highest place the team has ever finished in their least five seasons of competing.
Christopher Howell has been selected as Pitt County Schools’ Employee of the Month for March.
Pitt County Schools’ Academically and Intellectually Gifted program dominated at the state awards ceremony for the North Carolina Association for the Gifted and Talented.
Rising kindergarten students at Northwest and Belvoir will get a jump start on their first year of school by attending a new program called Kick Start Kindergarten.
PCS Superintendent Dr. Beverly Emory recently updated the Pitt County Board of Education on the district’s continued work towards Unitary Status, as ordered by Judge Malcolm J. Howard in 2009.
Pitt County Schools had several of its students place in the Northeast Regional Science and Engineering Fair.
Denise Mewborn has been selected as Pitt County Schools’ Employee of the Month for February.
WITN News at Sunrise traveled to the Farmville area on Friday, February 24, 2012 to feature H. B. Sugg and Sam D. Bundy on their “How Cool is Your School” tour!
G.R. Whitfield School won the 21st annual District Middle School Battle of the Book competition last week for the third consecutive year.
As part of the third annual National Love the Bus program, PCS is encouraging parents, students and teachers to take a moment and thank the men and women who transport more than 12,000 students safely to school each day in Pitt County.
It is a precious gift when a child’s imagination can bring a story to life. It is an even bigger gift when a child has a teacher that helps every student bring a story to life.
The Pitt County Board of Education is searching for eligible citizens to fill the District 1 Seat A vacancy created by the death of Board member Matthew Ward.
South Greenville Elementary School’s Counseling Department promotes academic achievement, career and educational decision making and personal/social development, ensuring that all students have an equal opportunity to become healthy, productive and contributing members of society.
Ayden Elementary School’s Counseling Department is continuously helping out the school in any way possible.
Falkland Elementary School attacked the month of October by promoting Bully Prevention Month and Red Ribbon Week.
The school counseling program at Bethel School has been working hard this year to promote positive behavior among its students.
In accordance with state legislation, Pitt County Schools will begin mailing letters to students next week notifying them if their driver’s license is being revoked.
For the second consecutive year, PCS experienced a sizable reduction in the number of students dropping out of school.
Pitt County Schools received four Blue Ribbon Awards for effective school communications during the North Carolina School Public Relations Association’s annual Blue Ribbon Awards Ceremony held in Durham on January 27, 2012.
Joseph Glen Buck was announced as the new Personnel Director for Pitt County Schools.
Pitt County Schools (PCS) has named Victor Coffenberry as the new Site Director for the Sadie Saulter Educational Center.
Patrick Searcy from Falkland Elementary School has been selected as Pitt County Schools’ Employee of the Month for January.
It is with extreme sadness that Pitt County Schools acknowledges the untimely death of School Board Member Matthew Ward.
Gauze pads, surgery masks and medical gowns filled the gymnasium at one Pitt County School where students had the chance to heal any of their stuffed animal woes when they visited the Teddy Bear Hospital.
The winner of the annual Superintendent’s Holiday Card Contest for 2011 is Dawson Schopp, 5th grade student at Ayden Elementary School.
Pitt County Schools looks for educators that are passionate about their jobs and strive to provide special attention to each and every student.
South Central High School’s junior Gina Lama was announced as the third place winner of the North Carolina School Boards Association's High School Video Contest during an awards ceremony held on Tuesday, November 15th in Greensboro.
E.B. Aycock Middle School’s Health and Physical Education Teacher Burt Jenkins has been selected as the Middle School Teacher of the Year by the North Carolina Association for the Advancement of Health Education.
At Wellcome Middel School, Jennifer Esarey is described as a warm and caring teacher who constantly goes above and beyond the call of duty for her students.
Pitt County Schools will be undergoing curriculum changes in the 2012-13 school year due to North Carolina’s adoption of the new Common Core and Essential Standards.