According to the Vance County Schools website, the new public school year for 2015-2016 will officially start with the beginning of classes for students on Thursday, August 6, at the Vance County Early College High School located on the campus of Vance-Granville Community College near Henderson.
Teachers and other 10-month employees begin work for the new school year at the Early College on Monday, August 3.
The Early College High School has students who take college level courses at the community college and their schedule must closely follow the schedule of the college.
All other Vance County Schools begin classes for students on Monday, August 24.
New teachers and other new employees for the school system report to work on Monday, August 10. They will be welcomed to the school system at a breakfast held at 8 a.m. in the cafeteria of Northern Vance High School. New employees will participate in orientation sessions August 10-12. All school system employees will attend a breakfast and convocation on Thursday, August 13, at Northern Vance High School. The breakfast will begin at 7:30 a.m. in the school’s cafeteria and the convocation will follow at 8:30 a.m. in the gymnasium. Friday, August 14, is a mandatory workday for all employees and Monday, August 17, through Thursday, August 20, also are mandatory workdays. Friday, August 21, is a teacher workday.
On Thursday, August 20, open house sessions will be held at all schools, except Early College High School, from 3 to 7 p.m.