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  • Threats Against Schools and False Allegations

    The safety of our students and staff is of paramount importance. We always take any kind of threats against our schools and false allegations very seriously. The Public Schools of Robeson County will exhaust every resource imaginable and will continue to investigate all threats to the end in partnership with law enforcement and school communities.

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  • School Safety: A Shared Responsibility

    Rumors of alleged threats have been circulating about the Public Schools of Robeson County. These constant rumors are hurting our schools, employees but most of all our students.

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  • Important Message about School Safety

    This is an important message about school safety. We need to make you aware that earlier this morning one of our students at Purnell Swett High School brought a weapon on school property. Please be assured that all students are safe and no injuries were reported. Police were notified immediately and currently have the teen suspect in custody.

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  • Hurricane Dorian Update (Monday, September 9, 2019)

    The Public Schools of Robeson County will reopen Monday, September 9, 2019. All schools and buses will operate on regular schedules. The central office and all departments will also resume their regular schedules. All employees should report at their regular times.

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  • PSRC will be closed for all staff on Friday, September 6, 2019

    The Public Schools of Robeson County will be closed for all staff on Friday, September 6, 2019. Once Dorian passes completely, we will assess conditions in our schools and facilities.

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  • Hurricane Dorian Schedule

    Due to the pending impact of Hurricane Dorian and out of an abundance of caution for the safety of our students and staff, the Public Schools of Robeson County will operate on the following schedule:

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  • Hurricane Dorian Update

    The Public Schools of Robeson County (PSRC) is monitoring the events associated with Hurricane Dorian. One of the most recent updates from the latest National Hurricane Center forecast puts the storm off the North Carolina coast on Thursday morning. This means the state may begin feeling the storm’s winds and rains on Wednesday.

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  • NCDOT Now - School Bus Safety

    This week on NCDOT Now: School is starting back which means mores buses will be on the roads and more children will be walking and biking. Tune in for safety tips.

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  • Access to Equity

    During a special called meeting the Public Schools of Robeson County’s Board of Education reconsidered the consolidation plan introduced and approved during their July 9, 2019 in favor of the original cost savings plan presented by Superintendent Shanita Wooten on June 18, 2019.

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  • NC Governor Returns Rare Artifacts to IEA Museum

    This week, N.C. Governor Roy Cooper visited the Public Schools of Robeson County's Indian Education Resource Center to see the recovery efforts and return two restored artifacts. During his tour, Cooper delivered a drum and a priceless scout vest, which belonged to the legendary Boy Scout Leader Walter Pinchbeck. Pinchbeck, a Cree Indian, has been credited with introducing more American Indian boys into scouting than any other individual.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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