IDEA-Part B Project Public Notice

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA-Part B, Public Law 108.446) Project is presently being amended.  The Project describes the special education programs that the Greene County Public Schools proposes for Federal funding for the 2022-2023 school year.  Interested persons are encouraged to review amendments to the Project and make comments concerning the implementation of special education under this Federal Program.  All comments will be considered prior to submission of the amended Project to the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction in Raleigh, North Carolina.  The IDEA-Part B Project is open to the public for review and comments during the week of May 23-27, 2022.  Please contact Jennifer Gardner, Director of Exceptional Children Programs, at (252) 747-3425 to schedule an appointment. Greene County Schools is located at 301 Kingold Blvd., Snow Hill, NC.

GCS Board of Education Public Notice

The Greene County Board of Education has changed the board meeting scheduled for Monday, May 23, 2022, to Monday, May 16, 2022, at 4:00 p.m., at the Tech Center.

Six Emergency Drills

The safety of our students and staff is very important to us. We practice our emergency and crisis response plans by having drills and by practicing procedures. We have six emergency drills during the year. Please see the notification that is posted in the District Alerts window.

Transcripts Updates

All transcript requests will be handled online.  Transcript requests for 2020 graduates or earlier should be made by contacting our office. 2021 graduates will need to contact the high school. If you are requesting a copy of your birth certificate and/or immunizations, contact our office before completing the online request.  If you have any questions, please call 252-747-3425.

Federal Broadband Benefit
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The Federal Communications Commission has launched a temporary program to help families and households struggling to afford Internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Emergency Broadband Benefit provides a discount of up to $50 per month toward broadband service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers.

Eligible households can enroll through a participating broadband provider or directly with the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) using an online or mail in application.

You can learn more about the benefit, including eligibility and enrollment information, by visiting www.fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit, or by calling 833-511-0311

Pfizer Vaccine for Children ages 12 – 17 now available at Greene County Department of Public Health

From the Greene County Department of Public Health

Greene County Department of Public Health will now begin offering the Pfizer Vaccine for Children age 12 – 17 years old. Appointments are required and can be made by calling the Greene County Department of Public Health at (252) 747- 8181. Parental/Guardian consent is required.

Greene County Department of Public Health now offers the Pfizer Vaccine for children age 5 – 17 years old and the Moderna Vaccine for individuals 18 and older. Call to make your appointment. Same day service available on most days.

We encourage everyone to continue to monitor Greene County Department of Public Health’s Facebook page and website for updates (www.greenecountync.gov/health).

Notice Regarding Limitations on Liability for COVID-19

Any person entering these premises is hereby notified that those in possession, custody, or control of these premises have taken actions to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19 to individuals present on these premises, by requiring that relevant guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS), the N.C. Department of Public Instruction (DPI), and the County Health Department be followed.

Your support and cooperation, and your adherence to these guidelines will help prevent the transmission of COVID-19.

In any claim for relief arising from any individual contracting COVID-19, no person (including this governmental subdivision, governmental instrumentality, or public corporation) shall be liable for any act or omission that does not amount to gross negligence, willful or wanton conduct, or intentional wrongdoing. (S.L. 2020-89)

Please work with us to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19. Thank you for your support!

2022-2023 Pre-K Registration

Will your child be 4 years old by August 31?

If you answered yes, you are invited to complete an application for NC Pre-K and Title 1.

¿Tendrá su niño 4 años por el 31 de Agosto?

Si usted dijiste que sí, usted está invitado a completar una aplicación para NC Pre-K y Title 1

Register your Pre-K student for the 2022-2023 school year--Application

When: Monday-Thursday

Where: Greene County Pre-K Center or Partnership for Children of Lenoir/Greene Counties

Time: 8:30am – 4:00pm
Students must be 4 by August 31, 2022

PLEASE BRING:

  •   Child’s birth certificate

  •   Proof of residency

  •   Proof of all income: A month’s worth of back to back paystubs, 2021 W-2, 2021 tax return, or employer statement

  •   Verification of any of the following benefits: TANF, child support, retirement, worker’s compensation, social security, unemployment

    Questions? Please call 252-747-7116 or 252-939- 1200

Inscriba su estudiante de Pre-K para el año escolar de 2022-2023--Aplicación

Cuando: Lunes a Jueves

Adonde: Greene County Pre-K Center o el Partnership for Children of Lenoir/Greene Counties

Hora: 8:30am – 4:0pm
Estudiantes tiene que cumplir 4 años por el 31de Agosto de 2022

POR FAVOR, TRAIGA:

  •   Acta de nacimiento del niño

  •   Evidencia de residencia

  •   Prueba de todo ingreso: Un mes de consecutivos talones de cheques, W-2 de 2021, declaración de impuestos de 2021, o declaración de su empleador

  •   Verificación de los siguientes beneficios: TANF (Asistencia Pública), pagos de sustento de menores, beneficios de Seguridad Social, beneficios de desempleo, y otros ingreso del hogar

    ¿Preguntas? Llame a 252-747-7116 o 252-939-1200

NC Housing Opportunities and Prevention of Eviction

The NC Housing Opportunities and Prevention of Evictions (HOPE) Program is reopening applications soon. The HOPE Program provides rent and utility bill assistance to renters who have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The HOPE Program has been updated since the first open application period.  To learn more, please see the attached flyers.

HOPE Program Overview

HOPE Flyer English

HOPE Flyer Spanish