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Back-To-School Plans
Lincoln County Schools will start the school year with a mix of in-school classes and remote learning.  Lincoln Charter School will begin the year with remote learning, hoping to transition later. Here are details of plans for area schools for the start of the 2020-2021 school year.
Monday, July 20, 2020

Shellman Honored For 35 Years At Gaston College
Gaston College recently honored one of its own. Dr. Mark Shellman, the chairman of and an instructor in the college’s information technology department, was recognized for 35 years of service,
Sunday, July 19, 2020

Update On Schools Reopening & More
Here's an update that gives more detail than our report on the Tuesday (July 14th) School Board meeting about the plans for reopening Lincoln County Schools, plus other information.
Thursday, July 16, 2020

School Board Talks Back-To-School
It's going to be a very different back-to-school for 2020-2021.  The Lincoln County Board of Education met Tuesday evening and the main topic of discussion was planning for the coming school year.
Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Dr. Allen Named Interim Superintendent
In addition to discussing plans at its meeting Tuesday evening for reopening of Lincoln County Schools next month, the Board of Education named Dr. Aaron Allen as Interim Supertintendent when Dr. Lory Morrow leaves in October.  
Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Back To School?
Back to school?  Some of the many questions may be answered later today (Tuesday July 14th) as Governor Roy Cooper holds a briefing this afternoon and the Lincoln County School Board meets this evening.
Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Gaston College Music Teacher Judith Porter Honored
Porter was one of 12 exceptional teachers selected from applicants statewide to participate in a unique professional development and curriculum fellowship program.
Saturday, July 11, 2020

Gaston College To Give Out More Than $1 Million
Gaston College will disperse more than $1 million in federal emergency financial aid for students. Gaston College received $2,520,848, with half the funding ($1,260,424) designated to students and the remaining $1,260,424 going to the college for institutional operations and financial costs.
Monday, July 6, 2020

Relief For Businesses Hit By Restrictions
Are you the owner of a small business hit hard by Roy Cooper’s mandated restrictions? You can learn how to navigate these tough times, thanks to Brad Rivers, director of the Gaston College Small Business Center.
Monday, June 29, 2020

LCS Announces New Online Enrollment System For 2020-2021
Lincoln County Schools is excited to announce a NEW online student enrollment opportunity (became available June 15) and data verification system for our returning students for the upcoming school year (2020-2021), powered by PowerSchool Enrollment (formerly InfoSnap).
Wednesday, June 17, 2020

School News Update
Athletic practices can begin, the schools' feeding program continues, and a new way to register for back-to-school are all part of the latest news from the Lincoln County Schools.
Monday, June 15, 2020

Dr. Morrow Announces Retirement
Dr. Lory Morrow, Superintendent of Lincoln County Schools for the last three years, has announced that she will retire in October.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Promise Broken?
Was a promise that the additional quarter-cent local option sales tax approved two years ago would be 'extra money for schools' broken by a proposed budget cut in the preliminary County Budget for fiscal 2021?  The man who headed the committee that worked to pass that referendum says so.
Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Commissioners Hear Budget Comments
16 people spoke during the Public Hearing on the proposed Lincoln County budget for fiscal 2021 Monday night (June 1st).  All but two of them asked Commissioners to increase the proposed funding for Lincoln County Schools.
Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Atrium Health Lincoln Launches The Atrium Health Summer Food Bus
Atrium Health is proud to partner with Lincoln County Schools to deliver free healthy meals to children in Lincoln County as part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Service Program.
Monday, June 1, 2020

LC Schools 2020-2021 Kindergarten Screening Information
Kindergarten screening dates for Lincoln County Schools were cancelled this spring because of these school closures due to COVID-19.  As a result, Lincoln County Schools will schedule Kindergarten screenings to be held during the staggered entry dates that will occur within the first scheduled days of school for the 2020-2021 school year. 
Monday, June 1, 2020

School Board Votes To Hold Second Graduation
Friday's special meeting of the Lincoln County Board of Education was for the purpose of discussing the Schools' 2020-2021 budget according to the agenda, but the big news from the meeting was that Lincoln County Schools WILL have a traditional graduation July 31st or August 1st--if the pandemic situation permits.
Friday, May 15, 2020

GCS Conducting Online Registration For Kindergarten & Pre-K
It’s time for kindergarten and pre-kindergarten registration in Gaston County Schools! Because of the coronavirus pandemic, parents are asked to complete the registration process online.
Friday, May 8, 2020

Lincoln County Schools Name "Of The Year" Winners
Many of the things that normally happen each Spring aren't happening this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.  One of them is the annual "Of the Year" banquet held by the Lincoln County Schools.
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
























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