When South Scotland Elementary School principal, Dr. Chuck Dulin, was diagnosed with Stage 2 cancer in November, at first he was unclear about the prognosis or the treatment plan. But there was one thing that he was sure of; his faith, family, friends, and his students and staff would be motivation for the battle he would be facing.
‘When you first are told you have the ‘c-word’, no doubt it’s scary and you have lots of questions,’ said Dulin. ‘But I also knew that my students would have a lot of questions, especially if my treatment plan called for chemotherapy and I lost my hair.’ Dulin goes on to explain, ‘I’m a positive person and always see the glass half-full, so I began to think of ways to make lemonade out of the lemons I was given.
And make lemonade he did.
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Winter Driver's Education classes will be held in the Media Center at Scotland High School beginning March 1st. Classes will be from 2:45 pm - 5:45 pm each day and are open to any Scotland County student that is older than 14 years and six months, but have not reached their 18th birthday.
Applications can be picked up at the main office of Scotland High School or download by clicking on the links below. Applications should be returned to the main office of Scotland High School or can be emailed to Mr. David Johnson at email@example.com.
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It's not often that you can say that your school system produces Grammy winners...but Scotland County Schools can! Congrats to Lee Allen C/O '97 (pictured, left) and Al Ingram C/O '99 (pictured, right) who took home the award for 'Best Children's Album' during this year's Grammy awards program!
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Click here to read more in the Laurinburg Exchange: Scotland High grads win Grammy for children's album
Scotland County Schools sure does have a lot to be proud of! During the February Board of Education meeting, we recognized several students and staff for their accomplishments and contributions. Congratulations to the following:
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Trinity Hunt, a 5th grader at South Scotland Elementary School. The Scotland High School JROTC Color Guard presented the colors.
Key Player Award: Mr. Robin Pearson, member of both the SCS Maintenance and Child Nutrition Departments
Teacher Feature: Mrs. Pam Mercer, South Scotland Elementary School (Click here to view the Teacher Feature video)
Junior at SEarCH, for placing 2nd in English Division II at the 2017 State Senior Beta Club Convention
All-District Band Students:
For Middle School - Spring Hill students: Daniel Caudill (8th grade - percussion), Malia Locklear (8th grade - clarinet), and Zane Troublefield (8th grade - percussion).
The Middle School All-Distract Band Concert will be held this Saturday, February 18 at 2:00 pm at Scotland High School.
For High School - John Alec Caudill (junior, percussion), Sam Poage (junior, trombone), and Gregory Regling (senior, trombone).
Their concert was on Saturday, January 28 at UNC-P.
Also kudos to SHS band director, Britton Goodwin, who was selected to conduct the 9th/10th grade All-District Band performance.
Registration for Pre-K begins February 27 for the 2017-18 school year.
This is a tuition-free program that is designed to prepare eligible 4-year old children with high-quality educational experiences to enhance school readiness.
Visit your child's school for more information and to pick up registration packets.