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a decorative image with the words "Back to School Bash" and the date August 17, 2024.
  • Announcement

Hoke County Schools is proud to present the first annual Back to School Bash on August 17, 2024 at East Hoke Middle School.

What to Expect:

  • School Supplies
  • Food Vendors & Fun Games
  • Haircuts
  • Informational Booths
  • Physicals
  • News

Hoke County Schools announced new principals for a number of schools in the district as well as named other positions for the 2024-2025 school year.

  • Colleen Pegram-Wike was named Principal of Hoke County High School. Most recently, she served as principal of SandHoke Early College High School.
  • Dr. Thomas Benson will be transitioning to a district position serving as the Title IX Coordinator/Hearing Officer having previously served as HCHS Principal. 
  • Antonio Covington was named Athletic Director and Dean of Students of Hoke County High School. He is filling the position left vacant by long-time Athletic Director Gary Brigman who is retiring after 39 years with Hoke County Schools. Covington was most recently the principal of East Hoke Middle School.
  • Dr. Katrenna Rich is the new Principal of East Hoke Middle School. She most recently served as the assistant principal of SandHoke Early College High School.
  • Deidre Gales was named Principal of West Hoke Middle School. She most recently served as an assistant principal at West Hoke Middle.
  • Dr. Mary McLeod is transitioning to a district position as the Director of Federal Programs & School Improvement.
  • Dr. Franklin Bowden was named Principal of Sandy Grove Middle School. Dr. Bowden previously served as an assistant principal at West Hoke Middle School.
  • Angel Baker was named Principal of Upchurch Elementary School. She previously served as the assistant principal of Rockfish Hoke Elementary School.
  • Sherika Atkinson will be transitioning to the role of Principal of West Hoke Elementary.
  • Pamela O’Brien will be transitioning to the role of Principal of Rockfish Hoke Elementary.
  • Dr. Faydra Womble will take the role of the district’s Director of AIG and Advanced Placement. Dr. Womble has served as Instructional Coach and Beginner Teacher Mentor at SandHoke Early College High School as well as AIG Specialist. She is taking the place of Linden Cummings who is retiring.
  • Erika Holmes was named Interim Chief Finance Officer for the district. She previously served as programs assistant in Federal Programs. 
Read Camp Logo
  • Announcement

Team up with Head Coach, Super Bowl Champion and Children’s Book Author Malcolm Mitchell for READCamp: The Free Virtual Training Camp for Summer Reading.

New For 2024: Summer Olympics activities will be part of READCamp ----- and our guest coach for younger readers is Olympic Gold Medalist (and now with her own Barbie Doll), Kristi Yamaguchi.

an african american boy eating lunch at a school cafeteria
  • Announcement


FREE, healthy meals for kids and teens 18 years and younger are available from June 10, 2024 to August 2, 2024. Hoke County Schools and other community partners have multiple summer meal locations, including East Hoke Middle School and Hoke County High School, MacDonald Cafeteria. Click through for details.

2024 Robotics Competition
  • News
Hoke County Schools hosted it's annual Robotics Competition on April 13, 2024. Teams from each school displayed excellent teamwork and problem solving skills, but ultimately West Hoke Elementary School and Sandhoke Early College were crowned the champions! Click through for more pictures.
A purple star inside a purple circle indicating the award of the Purple Star Award
  • News
The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction has announced that Hoke County Schools is a military-friendly district for the 2023-2024 school year and has earned the Purple Star Award Designation.
a cartoon image of a school bus full of children
  • Announcement
  • Call to Action

Are you interested in helping ensure the children of Hoke County Schools arrive safely at school and travel safely back home each day?

Hoke County Schools is currently seeking bus drivers.  Pay scales based on years of experience, but begins at $18.00/hr.

Interested parties can apply online using this link: HCS Bus Driver Position Posting.

Hoke County Schools Board of Education Members posing with golden shovels.
  • News

District and school leadership, representatives from construction companies, and local and state dignitaries gathered on February 9, 2024 to celebrate the groundbreaking of the Hoke County High School construction project.