Hazelwood Elementary School is Serious About Summer Reading!
Hazelwood Elementary School is serious about summer reading! We all know summer can be filled with many fun activities, family trips, time to relax, and adventures beyond the normal school day. Did you also know that summer can also be a time when students experience the Summer Slide? This slide refers to the drop in a student’s reading level over the summer and the loss of many reading skills and strategies learned over the school year. This happens when a student doesn't read over the summer. Research has proven that this is a serious problem when kids don’t read over ...
HCC Offers Free Summer Robotics Camp for High School Students
HCC FREE Summer Robotics Camp for Rising Sophomores and Juniors (or rising Freshman) June 23 – 27 For students interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics www.haywood.edu Haywood Community College is hosting a free, week-long summer camp focusing on Robotics and Computer Integrated Machining from June 23-27. The camps are intended for students who are interested in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Rising sophomores or juniors are encouraged to register, but other high school aged applicants may be accepted if space is available. Registration forms are available in the high school counseling offices or online at HCC’s website. For more information visit HCC’s webpage ...
Bethel Elementary Spring Book Exchange is a Huge Success
"It's fun picking books that you can choose and that you like," smiled Samantha Morgan, a second grade student at the Bethel Elementary School spring book exchange. "When I read I go on adventures." Three years ago, Bethel’s staff had an epiphany straight out of Richard Allington’s research. Kids need to choose the books they want to read. The problem was lack of funds to support this grand idea. The solution came in the form of the “Bethel Book Exchange.” The first book exchange was organized in the spring of 2011. At first many of the books that came were outdated. Bethel Elementary ...
Riverbend Elementary Brings History to Life
You should have been there! On May 15, 2014, the gymnasium of Riverbend Elementary School was transformed into a museum by Mrs. Bigsby's fourth grade students as part of a Big Six Research project. Students researched the life of a famous North Carolinian, wrote a first-person narrative from that person's point-of-view, and then "brought that person to life" in a living museum format. Students dressed in costume, decorated tables with props, and delivered a four-minute presentation. The gymnasium came to life with notable figures from the world of music, history, sports, and the arts. Parents and students who visited the ...
School District Announces Fitness Rooms Grand Opening
Haywood County Schools is pleased to announce a Grand Opening for School Fitness Rooms at Tuscola High School, Bethel Middle School, Canton Middle School and Waynesville Middle School. The fitness rooms are part of a three-year Carol M. White PEP (Physical Education Program) Grant that focuses on improving student health and fitness through physical education classes. The Grand Opening will be held on Thursday, May 22 from 1:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. at Tuscola High School. A similar ceremony was held in March of 2013 to celebrate the grand opening of new fitness rooms at Pisgah High School and Central Haywood ...
Local Author Visits Bethel Elementary
On Tuesday, April 15th, Michael Beedle, author of local history books on Canton, Waynesville, Haywood County and other towns, visited Bethel Elementary third graders. To help the third graders learn more about our region's history, Mr. Beedle brought many photographs and told stories of the events that surrounded them. Parents of the children were also invited to attend the presentation and ask questions if they wished. The parents were then invited to watch a math lesson being taught in their child's classroom. The parents and the students enjoyed a fun and educational day.
Dr. Bill Nolte, Associate Superintendent of Haywood County Schools August 1-3, 2014 would have been the tax free weekend for North Carolina had it not been eliminated last year by the state General Assembly. Wonder how many...Read more of this article
HAYWOOD COUNTY SCHOOLS – ANNUAL PUBLIC NOTICES 2014-15 At the beginning of each academic year, school districts are required, pursuant to federal and state laws and regulations, to provide students and their parents with certain...Read more of this article
On Monday, July 14, 2014, the Haywood County School Board met during regular session at the Education Center in Clyde. For more information, please visit the School Board News. Read More →Read more of this article
The Haywood County Board of Education has approved Tommy Pursley as the new Head Football Coach for Tuscola High School. Travis Collins, principal of Tuscola High School, will introduce Coach Pursley to the coaching staff at 9:00...Read more of this article
The Haywood County School System on behalf of the Tuscola Boosters Club, Pisgah Athletic Boosters, and in conjunction with the Western Carolina University Catamount Club is pleased to announce a new and significant event for Haywood...Read more of this article