NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING OF THE HOKE COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION TO CONSIDER AWARD OF PROPOSED GUARANTEED ENERGY SAVINGS CONTRACT PURSUANT TO G.S. 143-64.17B (b)AND G.S. 143.318.12(b)
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT, pursuant to G.S. 143-64.17B(b) and G.S. 143-318.12(b), the Hoke County Board of Education (“Board”) shall hold a special meeting beginning at 8AM on Friday, April 3, 2015, at the Board’s Conference Room, 310 Wooley Street, Raeford, N.C. 28376, for the purpose of considering the award of a proposed guaranteed energy savings contract (“contract”), said contract to be entered into by and between the Board and Trane U.S. Inc. for the purpose of providing the Board with evaluation, recommendation or implementation of energy conservation measures at the Board’s schools and other facilities, including the design and installation of equipment or the repair or replacement of existing equipment or meters, in which all payments, except obligations on termination of the contract before its expiration, are to be made over time, and in which energy savings are guaranteed to exceed costs. The Board shall also consider approval of financing of the contract. Members of the public may review the proposed contract by contacting the Administrative Assistant to the Board, Ms. Nancy Walker, at the Board’s offices, 310 Wooley Street, Raeford, North Carolina 28376, (910) 875-4106.
The Hoke County Board of Education has approved the school calendars for the 2015-2016 school year. New in 2015-2016 will be two half student days and half mandatory teacher workdays. Graduation for Hoke County High School is also marked on this new calendar.
Click the red arrow beside the file name below to download the calendars:
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Hoke County Board of Education will hold a special meeting beginning at 11:00 AM on Monday, March 2, 2015 to consider and possibly adopt a resolution regarding a special tax funding source for the proposed Hoke County High School addition, and such other business as may come before the Board. The meeting will be held at the Administrative Offices, 310 Wooley Street, Raeford, North Carolina 28376.
Superintendents from across North Carolina recently unveiled the “North Carolina Guide to Strengthening Our Public Schools.” The guide, created with participation and support from superintendents of all North Carolina’s school districts, reflects priorities for enhancing pre-K-12 education in the state and specific strategies to achieve those goals.
The goals and focus areas include:
Prepared Graduates | All North Carolina students will graduate prepared for college, careers, and citizenship.
Assessment | School districts will use multiple, balanced, and appropriate assessments to measure student growth and achievement.
Instructional Delivery | All North Carolina public school students will receive high quality instruction delivered by the nation’s best teachers.
Digital Learning | North Carolina will embrace digital learning to transform our public schools and communities.
Human Capital | Develop North Carolina’s human capital for the provision of high-quality public education.
Funding Public Education | North Carolina will rank 25th nationwide in public school funding by 2025.
To view the full report, North Carolina Guide to Strengthening Our Public Schools, please open the attached file.
Due to the threat of inclement weather, Hoke County Schools will have a 2 hour delay for all students and staff on Wednesday, 1/14/15. We will continue to monitor the weather and road conditions throughout the evening and Wednesday morning.
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Hoke County Board of Education will hold a special meeting beginning at 9:00 AM on
Friday, January 16, 2015 for the purpose of hearing a student appeal. The meeting will convene in the Hoke County Board of Education Board Room, 310 Wooley Street, Raeford, North Carolina 28376.
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Hoke County Board of Education will hold its monthly meeting at 9:30 AM on Friday, January 16, 2015 in the Board of Education Board Room, 310 Wooley Street, Raeford, North Carolina 28376.
“PLEASE NOTE the date and time change for this meeting, due to the threat of inclement weather.”
Hoke County Schools will operate on a normal schedule Thursday, January 8.
Hoke County Schools held the 4th Annual Walk for Hunger and Homelessness on November 20. Students, staff and community members all joined together for
this wonderful cause. During the holiday season, it is important to remember that giving is an important part of making this time of year so special. In an effort to
help others have a joyful holiday season, students from across the district worked hard to collect food items to give to those in need. Together, a total of 9295 items were collected to donate to the Hoke County community. Rockfish Hoke Elementary collected the most items with a grand total of 3500. They were followed by West Hoke Middle with 1875 items and Hoke County High School with 796 items.
Peggy Owens, Executive Director of Student Support Services, led the event. She was joined by a host of students including Raekwon Butler who led the Invocation and
Chyna Delk who spoke on the importance of helping those in need. Also speaking at the event were Irish Pickett, Board of Education Chair, Lisa Phillips, representative for the North Carolina Homeless Education Program, Representative Garland Pierce, and Superintendent Freddie Williamson. Thank you to all who joined this effort to help our community.
The winners of the 2014 Farm City Essay Contest are:
Emaley Renee Radabaugh - Mrs. Hartman, Don Steed Elementary (Overall Winner)
Conor Gilleland - Ms. Oatman, Hawk Eye Elementary
Matthew Pridgen - Ms. Coble, McLauchlin Elementary
Emma Mitchell - Mrs. Scott, Rockfish Hoke Elementary
Catherine J. Jacobs - Ms. Malloy, Sandy Grove Elementary
Brooke Wechsler - Mrs. Buffaloe, Scurlock Elementary
Buck Squier - Ms. Podlusky, West Hoke Elementary
K'Moreian McPhaul - Ms. Duncan/Mr. Herron, Upchurch Elementary (not pictured)