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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

  • Early Dismissal Days Announced for 2017-2018 School Year

    Alexander County School Administration announced early dismissal days for the 2017-2018 school year including ten early dismissal days designated for elementary schools only. The decision to increase the number of early dismissal days only for elementary schools was based on the need for more planning time for elementary teachers. The high school operates on a block schedule of 90-minute periods and the middle schools also operate on a similar block schedule allowing teachers a block of planning each day. Elementary classes are not divided into blocks. Elementary students remain with the teacher for the duration of the day with the exception of enrichment classes (e.g., library, music, physical education, etc.) which are typically once a week. In many cases, the elementary teacher’s only feasible planning time is after school hours. The addition of the ten early dismissal days will allow planning time for these teachers. Early dismissal for students at the high school will be 12:30 PM. Elementary and middle school students early dismissal will be 12:45 PM. Click the image to read more.

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  • ACHS FFA and SkillsUSA Winners Recognized

    Alexander County School Board members and administration recognized Alexander Central High School (ACHS) student winners in FFA Dairy Judging and SkillsUSA Competition. Read more in School Matters.

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  • Watch Our Board Meeting Live at 6:00 PM

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  • ACS Celebration - Click here for more photos and information.

    Congratulations to our winners and nominees!

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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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  • Summer hours will start June 12th- : Mon.-Thurs 7:00am-5:00pm
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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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