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It is the mission of Scotland County Schools to develop responsible, productive citizens by providing excellent education for its children through engaging instruction. Partnering with families and the community, we will ensure every child’s academic, social, emotional and physical needs are met in a safe, nurturing environment.
 
What's Happening in Scotland County Schools
2013 SHS grad excelling on and off the field at Davidson



Ryan Leak’s impact on the football field last season at Davidson was immediate. As a freshman defensive back, Leak quickly earned a spot in the starting lineup. He had an interception and in one game against Drake made nine tackles.

But it’s what Leak is doing off the field – as well as the obstacles he has overcome just to be at Davidson – that might really set Leak apart.

Click here to read more: Davidson football: Ryan Leak focused on winning

 



Read more here: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2014/08/15/5109173/davidson-football-ryan-leak-focused.html#.U--7kF0dLVs.facebook#storylink=cpy
Finance office recognized for excellence



The Scotland County Schools Finance Department was recognized at the recent Board of Education meeting as the recipients of three distinguished awards for excellence for the 2013-14 fiscal year.

For the fourth year in a row, Jay Toland and the Finance Office received the Association of School Business Officials International Certificate of Excellence in Accounting.  The COE program has widely recognized as the “gold standard” for school districts wanting to demonstrate superior accounting practices and reporting procedures to the communities that they serve.  Scotland County Schools is one out of only 36 districts in the state to receive this award this year. 

Also, for the fourth year in a row, the Finance Department received the Government Finance Officers Association Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting.  They were among only 35 districts to receive this honor. 

Mr. Toland was also honored with the North Carolina State Board of Education Achievement in Financial Resource Management.  He was one of 43 Finance Officers within the state to be recognized. 

Additionally commendable was that the Mr. Toland and the Scotland County Schools Finance Department was one of eleven (out of 115) districts that received all three awards. 

At the meeting, Toland recognized his staff saying, “These awards are a reflection of the dedicated efforts of the entire department.  We strive for excellence and transparency and it’s nice to be recognized by these organizations for our hard work.” 

Members of the Finance Department include: Jay Toland, Laura Beth Urie, Debbie Lawrence, Sherry Chance, Sharon Baldwin and Tennillia Oxendine. 
 

 
SCS welcomes new teachers



Scotland County Schools welcomes almost sixty new teachers to our district and community this year!  Beginning with the recent New Teacher Orientation, our new teachers have been hard at work familiarizing themselves with our district, participating in informative and engaging professional development, getting their classrooms ready, and meeting and working with their fellow staff members at their school as well as at the district level.  Welcome to SCS!
 


 
AIG and CTE highlighted on WLNC morning radio show

Dr. Rachel Burris, Director of Elementary Education, and Camillie Goins, Director of Career and Technical Education, were guests on WLNC's 'Live on Main Street' program on Wednesday morning.  They both had the chance to share with listeners about the many exciting opportunities available to our students in those areas this year.  If you didn't have a chance to listen live, 'click here' to go to WLNC's website.  They have highlights from the program on their news tab. 

You can also 'click here' to submit any questions about our AIG program and opportunities.  These emails will go directly to Dr. Burris so she can respond. 

Do you have questions about our CTE program and the offerings they have?  'Click here' to submit a question to Mrs. Goins.
 
2014-15 School Supply Lists
Open house dates announced

Scotland Early College High School (SEarCH)
9th grade orientation
August 5, 2014
5:00-6:00 pm

All Middle Schools
August 19, 2014
4:00 - 7:00 pm

Scotland High School & Shaw Academy
August 19, 2014
2:00 - 7:00 pm

All Elementary Schools
August 21, 2014
4:00 - 7:00 pm








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