Avery County Schools Updates: Schedule For Rest of School Year, New Hires, Upcoming Screenings

Published Friday, March 22, 2013 at 10:38 am

March 22, 2013. Welcome to Avery County Schools:

  • Amy Griffin joining Cranberry Middle School
  • James Stamey joining the maintenance team
  • Elisabeth Smith teaming with child nutrition
  • Shannon Silver working with our EC department

For complete information about Avery County Schools visit www.averyschools.net.


  • March 19                         Avery Scholars Night at Avery High School  6:30pm – media center
    1. Topics: Financial Planning and information about opportunities/programs (presentation-Skip Watts, College Foundation of NC representative) For questions contact Dr. Jamie Johnson  [email protected]
  • March 19: Newland Elementary PTO 6:30 Media Center
  • March 29: National WWII Museum Essay Contest Deadline
    1. For middle and high school students
    2. Topic: How can people who disagree work together for victory?”
    3. Complete contest information is available at www.nationalww2museum.org/essaycontests
  • March 29-April 1: No school-Holiday/Easter Season
  • April 9: Board of Education Meeting, 5:30 County Commissioners Building
  • April 18 to April 21, Spring Break
  • April 26, Avery Scholars College Visit Day
  • April 27, AHS 2013 Prom – Prom applications are available at the high school.
    1. All applications are due March 28, 3 pm.  Prom ticket sales begin April 8.
    2. $40 per couple or $25 single (Juniors) and $15 single (Seniors)
    3. Questions? please contact Mrs. Clark or Mrs. Hughes 733.0151                                                              
  • May 2, End of the Year Employee Celebration
  • May 6 – 10, Teacher/Employee/Child Nutrition Appreciation Week
  • May 9, Avery Shining Stars Show! Avery High School (More information to come!)
  • May 9, Avery High School 9th Grade Health Fair
  • June 5, Last day for students (weather permitting)
  • Graduation has not yet been determined.

2013 Kindergarten Registrations: 8:30 am

  • April 4, NES
  • April 9, BES
  • April 11, CES
  • April 16, FTES
  • April 17, RES

For more information on kindergarten registration, visit www.averyschools.net.


Pre-K Screening Dates

Families of children who will reach their fourth birthday by August 31, 2013 are encouraged to apply for Pre-K, 2013.  Screenings will take place at all elementary schools on the following dates:

  • April 29: Banner Elk Elementary, Principal Debra Wilcox
  • April 30: Crossnore Elementary, Principal Ruth Shirley
  • May 1: Riverside Elementary, Principal Tracy Grit
  • May 2: Freedom Trail Elementary, Principal Brenda Reese
  • May 3: Newland Elementary, Principal Tammy Beach

 

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