Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Schools: District launches new, user-friendly website

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Diane Whedbee - Weeksville Elementary School's Certified Employee Of The Week

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From staff reports

Tuesday, November 28, 2017


The Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public School District has lanched a new website for  students, staff, parents, and the community.

The district began the process during the summer and have been working to ensure information available is current, accurate and that the site is easy to navigate. The new website is powered by Finalsite and the web address did not change.

“The ECPPS technology team and Office of Community Schools have worked extremely hard to create a website that will be a useful communication tool for the district and schools, and a reliable information resource for everyone,” states a school district news release.

The new website features much of the same information on our former website, but in a more user-friendly format. The district added a new tab to the website, Pathway to Transparency, to make it easy for stakeholders to quickly find information that pertains to Board of Education and district level meetings, the ECPPS organizational chart, AdvancED Accreditation, NC State Report Cards, reform models, the ECPPS Strategic Plan and more.

Each school has a webpage as well which provides information about the school with links to district information.

A video tour of the website is available at www.ecpps.k12.nc.us as well as the ECPPS Facebook page. For information, contact Tammy W. Sawyer, Director of Community Schools/Public Information at twsawyer@ecpps.k12.nc.us or 252.335.2981 ext. 142.

Schools plan chorus,

band winter concerts

Upcoming concerts for schools in the district include:

—Northeastern High School Winter Symphonic Band & Chorus Concert, Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. at ECSU Floyd L. Robinson Auditorium/ECSU Fine Arts Center. $5 Admission

—River Road Missle School Winter Band Concert Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. at ECSU Floyd L. Robinson Auditorium/ECSU Fine Arts Center. $5 Admission; Free for children under 5.

—Pasquotank County High School Winter Band Concert Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. at Sheep-Harney Auditorium. $5 Admission for Adults, $3 for Students, Free for Children 6 and under 

—NHS Winter Jazz Band Concert, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. at CPOA Building, 514 Cardwell Street. $5 Admission

—PCHS Winter Choral Concert Dec. 13 at 7:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 300 W. Main Street. Admission is free; donations accepted

—Elizabeth City Middle School Winter Band Concert Dec. 15 at 7 p.m. at the ECMS Gymnasium. $5 Admission, Free for Children Pre-K or under

District recognizes

Employess of Week

Diane Whedbee and Amanda Meads, both employees at Weeksville Elementary School, have been named Employees of the Week for Nov. 20-24.

Whedbee, a third grade teacher, is Certified Employee of the Week. She has been employed with ECPPS since August 1998.

"Mrs. Whedbee has a passion for educating all students. She strives to learn all that she can to help her students excel," states a school district news release. "Her dedication and flexibility as a team player are recognized and appreciated.

Meads, the school nurse at Weeksville Elementary School, was named Non-Certifed Employee of the Week. She has been employed with ECPPS since May 2016.

"Mrs. Meads is the epitome of a team player. She offers assistance whenever needed without hesitation," states a school district news release. "She contributes greatly to the positive learning environment at Weeksvlle by keeping the students safe and healthy."

The Flour Girls and Page After Page are the week’s business supporters for the Employee of the Week program.

Community supports

families of students

Families of students at ECPPS received Thanksgiving meals provided through community support.

Elizabeth City First Church of the Nazarene and Hall Auto partnered to provide 60 Thanksgiving meal boxes to ECPPS families. The boxes included a gift card so families could purchase their turkey or ham, and the ingredients to make side dishes.

Fountain of Life is provided 75 Thanksgiving meals to ECPPS families. The meals included a frozen turkey, greens, potatoes and all of the ingredients to make side dishes for a holiday meal.