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  • Parental Survey about loss of instructional time

    n light of Hurricane Florence and the aftermath, we missed a considerable amount of instructional time. Although the N.C. General Assembly gave us the ability to forgive up to 20 days, we believe that student and teacher time is valuable to the success of your child. Therefore, we are exploring different options to make up for the loss of instructional time

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  • PSRC Students will return to school on Tuesday, October 16, 2018

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  • PSRC is closed on Thursday, October 11th for Students and Staff

    This morning, Governor Roy Cooper declared a State of Emergency for the state ahead of Hurricane Michael’s arrival. Hurricane Michael made landfall in Florida as a category 4 hurricane this afternoon. It is predicted to move in a northeast direction. North Carolina Emergency Management and the National Weather Service both report that southeastern North Carolina is east of the track and inland areas are expected to receive 4-5 inches of rain with 45-50 mph wind gusts. Currently, the tornado threat has increased for Robeson County.

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  • PSRC Schools Closed October 8th to October 10th.

    The Public Schools of Robeson County will be closed Monday, October 8, 2018 to Wednesday, October 10, 2018 for students and most school employees. Environmental testing, remediation, abatement, repairs, general maintenance and cleaning are all delaying the first day back for students following Hurricane Florence.

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  • Schools Closed through October 5

    Due to continued hazardous road conditions and damages to schools/facilities, the Public Schools of Robeson County (PSRC) will be closed from Monday, October 1 through Friday, October 5, 2018 for students.

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  • Accountability Release Shows PSRC Schools Are Moving Forward

    Accountability results were released on Wednesday by the North Carolina State Department of Public Instruction for the 2017-18 school year. With this release, the Public Schools of Robeson County received the news that it had been elevated from the status of a Low Performing district for the first time since the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction started utilizing the Accountability Scores Model in the 2013-14 school year.

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  • Public Schools of Robeson County Awarded $44,741.00 Grant to Support Lego Robotic STEM Education

    The Public Schools of Robeson County has received a $44,741.00 grant from FIRST® – a not-for-profit organization that inspires young people’s participation and interest in science and technology – to create access to hands-on STEM learning experiences for underrepresented and underserved students in STEM.

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  • PSRC Senior Could Win Car With Driven 2 Excel Campaign

    How would you like to win a brand new 2018 Honda Fit or a $1,000 laptop or $500 tablet to head off to college with? In conjunction with the Public Schools of Robeson County, Beasley Media Group (including Foxy 99, WKML, 107.7 JAMZ, 96.5 BOB FM, Sunny 94.3 and 93.5 My Kiss Radio) has joined with Lumberton Honda, Lumbee River EMC and - - - to reward you with fantastic incentives for your scholastic performance.

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  • Read to Achieve Camp 2018

    This summer, more than 950 first through third grade students participated in the Public Schools of Robeson County Read to Achieve Camp. The students attended from 23 schools across the district including West Lumberton and Southside Ashpole.

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  • The Public Schools of Robeson County Central Office is Relocated

    We are excited to announce that the Central Office of the Public Schools of Robeson County has moved to a new location in Lumberton. The new central office is centrally located in Lumberton along Interstate 95. It is just two exits down from our previous facilities. The space was previously occupied by BB&T Bank. The new complex offers our staff more square footage and it has allowed us to pull most of our central office staff under one roof.

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  • Judge Richardson Swears in re-elected and new school board members at the July Board Meeting

    The Honorable Judge Herbert L. Richardson swore in the re-elected and newly elected board members of the Public Schools of Robeson County at the July Board of Education Meeting. Board members Dwayne Smith, Dr. Linda Emanuel, Brenda Fairley-Ferebee and Mike Smith were sworn-in to the PSRC Board of Education.

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  • PSRC Teacher Explores China on World View Trip

    Lori Locklear had high expectations for China, but the country left a huge smile on this teachers face. She was already known by that “big smile” anyway. One week after school ended, Lori joined 21educators from North Carolina on the World View 2018 Global Study Visit Program to China. Locklear is the “Teacher of the Year” for the Public Schools of Robeson County. She was selected to attend the trip as a part of that designation.

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  • Congratulations to the Class of 2018 by Dr. Shanita Wooten

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  • Volunteers honored for making a difference for students each day

    This year 1767 volunteers gave of their time to the students and staff to support the Public Schools of Robeson County. The district honored their service at the Annual Volunteer Recognition Awards. In total, volunteers gave 57,315 hours of time during this school year. Ashley Strickland was recognized as the volunteer with the most volunteer hours in the district. Ashley volunteers at R.B. Dean Elementary.

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  • Dr. Shanita Wooten Sworn In as the 7th Superintendent for the Public Schools of Robeson County

    Dr. Shanita Wooten was sworn in as the new superintendent of the Public Schools of Robeson County at the May 15, 2018 School Board Meeting. The Honorable Judge Herbert Richardson administered the Oath of Office to Dr. Wooten as her family stood with her for the special moment.

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  • The Public Schools of Robeson County Board of Education names Dr. Shanita Wooten as Superintendent

    The Public Schools of Robeson County Board of Education named Dr. Shanita Wooten as Superintendent at the March Board Meeting. Dr. Wooten served as Interim for the district since January 2017. She is a Lumberton native and a proud graduate of Lumberton High School. She received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from North Carolina A&T State University, a Master of Public Health in Community Health Education from UNC Greensboro, and a Master of School Administration in School Leadership from UNC Pembroke.

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  • Brooke Simpson Surprises Students and Steals the Stage at Art Exhibit at UNC Pembroke

    There were lots of tears and smiles as singing sensation Brooke Simpson surprised a group of students from the Public Schools of Robeson County (PSRC). Students from four PSRC Schools visited the Return from Exile Exhibit at UNC Pembroke through the Indian Education (IEA) Program. As the students toured the exhibit, The Voice Star Brooke Simpson walked in to surprise the students.

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  • Students receive a lesson on dental health

    The Colgate "Bright Smiles, Bright Futures"(R) Dental Van visited St. Pauls Elementary in February. Almost 300 students received a dental screening and a Colgate Dental bag with instructions on how to brush and floss teeth properly, a bottle of water, apple sauce and a Dora the Explorer Powered Tooth Brush. This is the second year in a row, the Colgate "Bright Smiles, Bright Futures"(R) Dental Van has visited the Public Schools of Robeson County.

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  • ECU Dental Students Present Lessons in a Lunchbox to Students

    Thank you to the Doctor of dental medicine (DMD) students from the ECU School of Dental Medicine for presenting Lessons in a Lunchbox: Healthy Teeth Essentials & Facts About Snacks for second and third grade students at Prospect Elementary School on Wednesday, January 10th. Lessons in a Lunchbox: Healthy Teeth Essentials & Facts About Snacks was developed by The Children’s Oral Health Institute, a nonprofit organization based in Maryland

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  • Robeson Early College Recognized for graduation rate

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  • Fairmont Senior's artwork selected as Project Graduation Art

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  • Schools say thanks to counselors

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  • Meteorologist with NWS puts STEM in students’ forecast

    Second part of a two-part Series on STEM

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  • Community groups give to schools to make the holiday special for students

    Community donation

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  • Purnell Swett High Students take to the field to put science and math to work

    First part of a two-part Series on STEM

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  • Students and families should have a plan for winter weather

    Even though some winter days are mild, the winter season is upon us. For most years, the winter in the south often means cold weather and a few snow flurries. Record snow last year changed that trend. Some are forecasting a similar winter for this year. The National Weather Service reports winter storms, snow, wind-chill, frost, ice and extreme cold are a coast-to-coast threat to the United States and its territories.

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  • International renowned educator gives principals tools for student success

    As he looked over the principals from across the Public Schools of Robeson County in November, Principal Baruti Kafele talked to the educators about helping their students by looking at the attitude gap. “As long as we are relevant and engaging, then there is a height in probability for their success,” said Kafele. “The Attitude Gap is the gap between those students who have the will to strive for academic excellence and those who do not.”

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  • PSRC educator wins Bright Ideas Grant

    Lumbee River EMC awarded 12 area educators with $22,000 in Bright Ideas education grants this month to fund innovative classroom learning projects. Students at schools in Cumberland, Hoke, Robeson and Scotland counties will participate in this year’s Bright Ideas projects.

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  • High School students give back to help community children

    When 17-year-old Carlos Garcia walked up to the Robeson County Department of Social Services Building in late November, the line of more than 400 people immediately caught his eye. “I was like wow, we are going to be kind of busy today”. The Red Spring High School Senior was at DSS to take applications and translate for people applying for the Empty Stocking Fund assistance. “It makes me think how blessed I am, when I realize they don’t have the money to provide their children with a good Christmas meal or good Christmas presents,” said Garcia.

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  • 3 Local high schools receive Grant

    Allstate Foundation Awards $75,000 Grant to Students Against Violence

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  • Bus cameras give the school district needed teeth to catch violators

    Eddie O’Connell trains PSRC Transportation Director Raymond Cummings and Dwayne Black on how to use video equipment from two new cameras which were installed this summer on buses in the Public Schools of Robeson County.

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  • PSRC observed National Breast Cancer Awareness this week

    The employees and administrators of the Public schools of Robeson County Central Office observed National Breast Cancer Awareness this week. The employees wore pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness. Some of the schools across the district also observed the effort by giving donations to Cancer Awareness programs.

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  • South Robeson High School student recognized among the Most Promising & Creative Teens in the U.S. as National Scholastic Art & Writing Award Winners are announced

    The nonprofit Alliance for Young Artists & Writers has announced the national winners of the 2014 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, the country's longest-running and most prestigious award and recognition program for creative students in grades 7–12. Sixteen high school seniors received the highest Scholastic Art & Writing Awards honor, the Portfolio Gold Medal, which includes a $10,000 cash scholarship. In addition, all National Award–winning high school seniors are now eligible to apply for a special pool of more than $8 million in scholarships, set aside specifically for them through partnerships with the Alliance and esteemed colleges and universities around the country.

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  • Purnell Swett High Student Recognized as Gates Scholar at taping of An Evening of Stars in Atlanta, Georgia

    18-year-old Katelynn Jacobs said she was already overwhelmed with excitement and anxiety to be invited to the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) An Evening of Stars taping in Atlanta, Georgia on Sunday, April 6th. Katelynn and her father, Charles Jacobs attended the event. It was an all expense paid invitation for the Gates Scholarship finalist.

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  • New state test to be a baseline for future assessments

    North Carolina has been a pioneer in school accountability since 1996, which was the first year of the state’s initial school accountability model called the ABCs of Public Education. This model measured student academic growth and the performance of schools statewide.

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  • Students Triumph in Battle of the Books

    Prospect Elementary and Pembroke Middle students represented the PSRC in the regional and state Battle of the Books competitions in the elementary and middle school divisions.

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  • Region 4 Teacher Spotlight

    Phyllis King, teacher at Lumberton Junior High School, is featured in this week's Region 4 teacher spotlight. Read more about the great things happening in Phyllis' class.

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  • Pre-K & Kindergarten registration has begun

    Kindergarten students must be 5 years old on or before Aug. 31. Pre-K students must be 4 years old on or before Aug. 31. Parents should bring a certified birth certificate, current immunization record, verification of physical address, and a tribal enrollment card (if applicable) to the registration.

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  • Early College at RCC receives award as 2012 National Blue Ribbon School

    The National Blue Ribbon Schools award honors public and private elementary, middle, and high schools where students perform at very high levels or where significant improvements are being made in students' levels of achievement.

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