Watauga County Board of Education

Don’t Forget: Boone Chamber Hosts ‘Meet the Candidate Forum’ Tuesday, Oct. 9, Format is Question and Answer

Published Monday, October 8, 2012 at 2:45 pm
Oct. 8, 2012. The Boone Area Chamber of Commerce hosts a “Meet the Candidate Forum” on Tuesday, October 9, 2012. The event, which includes question and answer – not debate, takes place in the large courtroom of the Watauga County Courthouse on King Street in downtown Boone. Read more...
BY JESSE WOOD
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School Board Race: Reese has ‘Wealth of Experience’ as Teacher, Administrator in Numerous School Districts

Published Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 1:15 pm
Oct. 3, 2012. During the May 8 primary, Brenda Reese was the top dog of the Watauga County Board of Education runoff. Facing seven candidates, she received more than 20 percent of the vote. This shouldn’t be surprising, though, considering her 30-plus years as an educator in public schools. Read more...
BY JESSE WOOD
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Ron Henries: Only Candidate With Prior School Board Service, Has ‘Very Good Grasp’ on Education Policy

Published Monday, September 24, 2012 at 3:18 pm
Sept. 24, 2012. Ron Henries is the only school board candidate with experience on the Watauga County Board of Education and, perhaps along with Brenda Reese, he is the most experienced educator running for school board. Read more...
BY JESSE WOOD
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Jay Fenwick is Father of the Fenwick Boys and Only Watauga School Board Candidate with Kids in the System

Published Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 3:44 am
Sept. 14, 2012. Jay Fenwick is the only candidate running for Watauga County Board of Education who has kids currently in Watauga County Schools. So not only as a community member but as a parent, Fenwick said he has a vested interest in local education. Read more...
BY JESSE WOOD
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Who is Deborah Greene? For One, She’s the Only Unaffiliated Candidate for Watauga County School Board

Published Monday, September 3, 2012 at 10:12 am
Sept. 3, 2012. A few years ago, Deborah Greene, a diehard conservative, broke away from the Republican Party. Today, she is the only unaffiliated candidate running for one of three seats on the Watauga County Board of Education. Read more...
BY JESSE WOOD
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Watauga County Schools Calendar Committee Presents Best 2013 – 2014 Scenario So Far at Aug. 30 Meeting

Published Friday, August 31, 2012 at 1:32 pm
Aug. 31, 2012. Dr. Wayne Eberle outlined the preferred 2013 - 2014 calendar scenario and tasked school and community members to come up with other calendar suggestions at the Aug. 30 Calendar Committee meeting. Read more...
BY PAUL T. CHOATE
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Concern Growing Over 2013 – 2014 WCS Calendar Options; Warren: ‘So Unfair … Makes Me Furious’

Published Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at 2:22 pm
July 31, 2012. Watauga County Board of Education Vice Chair Dr. Lee Warren was very vocal in his concerns over the 2013 - 2014 school calendar options at the July 30 work session. He was not alone, as many at the meeting were worried about the "bad scenarios and worse scenarios" presented to them. Read more…
BY PAUL T. CHOATE
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Four Day WHS Orientation Begins Today with Senior Class; WCS and ACS First Day of Classes Set For Aug. 8

Published Monday, July 30, 2012 at 2:04 pm
July 30, 2012. Today marks the first of four days during which Watauga High School is holding orientation with the senior class in attendance. Juniors will have orientation tomorrow, followed by sophomores and then freshmen on Aug. 1 and 2. Read more...
BY PAUL T. CHOATE
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Kafitz Addresses School Board for First Time as Supt.; Matthews Honored; Budget Matters, Plans Discussed

Published Monday, July 9, 2012 at 10:24 pm
July 9, 2012. Watauga County Schools Superintendent David Kafitz addressed the Watauga County Board of Education for the first time in his official capacity on July 9 at the monthly meeting. Valle Crucis School teacher Katie Matthews was honored and several matters were addressed. Read more...
BY PAUL T. CHOATE
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Watauga Commissioners Sell K-9, Service Weapon for $1 Each: Approve Board of Ed Capital Project Requests

Published Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 5:07 pm
March 21, 2012. The Watauga County Board of Commissioners met in regular session on Tuesday and made very quick work of a full agenda which included a public hearing and the disposal of surplus Sheriff's Department property. Read more...
BY RON FITZWATER
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Candidate List Finalized; Expect Interesting Primary Because of Competitive Races, Marriage Amendment and the Lack of a GOP Presidential Front Runner

Published Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 3:22 pm
Feb. 29, 2012. It’s official. The candidate filing period for state and county races ended today. As May's primary approaches, the election season should heat up. Normally primaries are slower than the general election, but some expect May’s primary to perhaps be more interesting than in the past. Read more...
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Ten Candidates Have Filed for Election;
Deadline is Feb. 29

Published Monday, February 20, 2012 at 2:03 pm
Feb. 20, 2012. BOONE -- The number of candidates seeking various offices has grown to ten, with nine candidates filing for election on Feb. 13 and a tenth on Feb. 15. Candidates will be able to file for election until Feb. 29 at the Watauga County Board of Elections, located on the first floor of the Watauga County Courthouse. Read more...
BY PAUL T. CHOATE
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