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Gates County Public Schools
 205 Main Street
 P.O. Box 125
Gatesville, NC 27938
Phone: (252) 357-1113
Fax: (252) 357-0207
District Office Hours - 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.







3D Printing Workshop Held at GCHS

Gates County High School students participated in the “Incorporating 3D Printing in Integrated Career Technical Education Instruction.” Guest professors from Old Dominion University, Virginia Wesleyan University, and East Carolina University spent the week engaging the students with hands-on training with 3D printers.

Dr. Daniel Dickerson of East Carolina University and a Gates County Board of Education member, oversaw the weeklong event.  The students got to participate in engineering activities geared towards STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) involving the use of the 3D printers.  The teachers involved had the opportunity to develop competencies in using the 3D printers in their instruction, to use problem-based learning and to use human-centered design.

Thanks to all involved in making this opportunity available for Gates County Schools.





Jernigan Teacher Mini-Grant 

In Memory of Mallie and Virginia Jernigan


This Teacher Mini-Grant is given to a K-5 teacher employed by Gates County Public Schools  to enhance student learning outcomes.   This $500 mini-grant is in memory of Mallie and Virginia Jernigan.  Mallie was born and raised in Gates County and attended Gates County Public Schools.  He lived his adult life in Suffolk, Virginia, as a farmer.

For the 2016-2017 school year, the winner is Ms. Susan Parker, 2nd grade teacher at Buckland Elementary School.  Congratulations, Ms. Parker!!  The name of her project is "Farm to Store."  She is very excited about implementing this project with her second grade students this year.








    Rescheduled for Saturday, January 21, 2017


    Run Wild for a Child 5K


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    January 11, 2017

    Ray Felton, Chairman of the Gates County Board of Education, announces that the regular session January Board of Education Meeting has been rescheduled, and will be held at the Board of Education Central Office on Thursday, January 19, 2017, beginning with a Closed Session to discuss confidential personnel matters as allowed by North Carolina’s Open Meetings Law at 5:00 p.m., followed by an Open Session at 6:00 p.m.



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