The Alexander County Board of Education has approved construction of a new 20,000 square foot facility for Alexander’s Early College located in the Taylorsville District to open Fall 2019.
The Board of Education is hereby soliciting responses from capable and experienced architectural/engineering firms. It is incumbent upon the Architect to form a team that fully addresses the needs and requirements of the owner. Design services will be procured through a qualification-based selection process, without regard to fee, in accordance with G.S. 143-64.31, G.S. 143.64.32 and G.S. 115C-521(E).
A committee will vote on the artwork provided by the students. The winning designs will be used as the official ACS Holiday Card. The card will be mailed or sent electronically to friends and associates of the school system. Up to four winners will be chosen.
Alexander County Public Education Foundation President Brigette Rhyne recognized foundation board members and selection committee members for their work with the foundation. Rhyne presented six grant awards to staff members in Alexander County schools. Click the title to read the full article.
Alexander County Schools Finance Department was awarded the North Carolina State Board of Education and the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction Excellence in Management of the North Carolina State Public School Fund. Accepting the award on behalf of the finance department were Chief Finance Director Sharon Mehaffey and Financial Assistant Liz Bowman.
Eight Alexander County schools were recognized for achieving or exceeding expected academic growth in the 2017-2018 school year. Schools given the award of Exceeding Academic Growth Expectations are • Alexander Early College • Sugar Loaf Elementary School • West Alexander Middle School. Five schools were given the award of Achieving Expected Growth. They are • East Alexander Middle School • Ellendale Elementary School • Stony Point Elementary School • Taylorsville Elementary School • Wittenburg Elementary School
Two school board members whose terms expire this month were honored at a reception prior to the school board meeting and presented certificates during the meeting. Sallie Hartis and Marty Pennell served a term from 2014 to 2018 as school board members. Hartis represented Taylorsville district 2. Pennell represented Sharpes, Millers, Sugar Loaf, and Gwaltney district 4.
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