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· Vision:

          SPES will create a safe and positive environment that promotes student success, global         awareness and a lifelong love of learning.


· Mission:

          Our mission is to build trusting relationships through collaborative efforts that empower students to turn their potential into reality.​


Positive Attitude

Acting Responsibly
Wise Choices

      Be ReSpectful

         Be  Positive

      Be  REsponsible

  And  . . Show Kindness


District News

  • Watch Our Board Meeting Live!

    Watch Our Board Meeting Live! Alexander County Schools Board of Education Meeting Streaming Live

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  • Holiday Card Contest Winners Recognized

    Three Alexander County students were recognized for their artwork submissions in the Holiday Card Contest. Laney Greene, Bethlehem Elementary School, Ian Julsrud, Stony Point Elementary School, and Emma Maltba, West Alexander Middle School. These three entries were selected from of 160 submissions to the contest. Their artwork is displayed on the front of the school system holiday cards. Each student received a framed copy the Christmas card with their artwork, a $25 gift card, and 30 of the cards to share with family and friends. Laney Green is in the 2nd grade and is the daughter of Ken and Jackie Green. Ian Julsrud is a 5th grade student and is the son of Joe and Cristi Julsrud. Emma Maltba is an 8th grade student and the daughter of Philip and Dori Maltba.

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  • Safriet Recognized as 2016 Exceptional Children Educator of Excellence

    Mrs. Kaylin Safriet was named the 2016 Exceptional Children Educator of Excellence for Alexander County Schools. Mrs. Safriet is a Speech Language Pathologist based at Taylorsville Elementary School.

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  • Watch Our Board Meeting Live at 6:00 p.m.

    Watch the Alexander County Board of Education Meeting live at 6:00 p.m.

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Emergency Alert

  • When possible, school safety alerts will be posted on the school's website under the Emergency Alert Section. 
    If your child's school has an alert, you can go to the School Safety Department page on the district website for information regarding those codes.  
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  • Office Hours are from 7:30-4:30

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  • Student hours- 8:00-3:15

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  • Arrivals

    7:30-8:00 student drop off time for car riders(do not bring students earlier than 7:30)

    7:30-7:55 breakfast is served

    8:00- all students  need to be in their classrooms by 8:00 to avoid being tardy


    3:10-dismissal time for car riders

    3:13-dismissal time for bus riders

    **Students arriving between 7:30 and 7:45 wil go to the cafeteria regardless of whether they eat breakfast or not.

    Students will start being dismissed from the cafeteria at 7:45 


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  • Click Here for the 2015-2016 Supply Lists

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