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News & Announcements

Come out and support our ART Students!

The Annual Patton High School Art Show Reception will be Tuesday, March 19. 3:30-6:30 at the Comma Auditorium in Morganton.


Please come and support our student artists and view work from the other county high schools. Refreshments will be served.

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A new program is expected to provide food for nearly a million school children in North Carolina this summer. The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, in partnership with the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, today announced its intent to administer the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s new Summer Electronic Benefits Transfer (S-EBT) Program known as “SUN Bucks.”

Read More about New SUN Bucks Food Program to Feed Children Over the Summer
NCSSM Summer Accelerator Program!

This free opportunity is only available to students in the Dogwood Health Trust areaYou MUST live in one of these counties/areas in the Dogwood Health Trust area: Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey as well as the Qualla Boundary.

Location of camp: NC School of Science and Mathematics - Morganton campus

Date of camp: July 21 - 26, 2024

Application deadline: March 15, 2024 

Courses and Application:

We have two courses for rising 7th - 9th grade students and two courses for rising 10th - 12th grade students.

Please apply for one of the four courses listed on our webpage at

Read More about NCSSM Summer Accelerator Program!
Prom Dress Giveaway @ BWC

Bridge Worship Center is having its 2nd Annual Prom Dress Giveaway. 

Date: Saturday, March 2nd

Location: 5530 Chestnut Drive, Hickory, NC, 28602

Time: 9:00am-12:00pm

Rising Juniors & Seniors! Interested in teaching?

Rising high school juniors and seniors interested in teacher education, check out this free two-day immersive campus event for students and your guardians at APP State to get hands on learning about education!


Website information here!




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Mission & Vision

Mission: Graduating all students with proficient skills in emerging technologies, critical thinking, new literacies, and moral sensitivities so that our diverse learners can be difference makers in local, regional, national, and global spaces.

Vision: Creating a space where teaching and learning are community driven, collaborative in nature, creatively assessed, and sensitive to the needs of others in so doing graduating students who will forward this vision in their own futures.

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