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Attention Moore County Schools Employees

Open enrollment for the North Carolina State Health Plan ends on October 31. All active and non-Medicare subscribers and their eligible dependents will automatically default to the Traditional 70/30 health insurance plan for 2017 unless you take action before October 31. To make changes to your health insurance plan, visit and choose the ENROLL NOW option or call 855-859-0966 to enroll. If you do not make changes to your plan, you will be enrolled in the Traditional 70/30 plan for 2017 which may result in higher monthly premiums for the year.

Federal Impact Aid

Impact Aid This week, Federal Impact Aid surveys are being sent home to collect data on the total numbers of federally-connected children in Moore County Schools. This data will help MCS secure Department of Education funding to support military connected students. Please complete and return to your child’s school one survey per child by October 31. Surveys and are also available online on MCS website on the military families page at Thank you for supporting MCS! 

Superintendent's Spotlight on Greatness
Military Families Find out more about the Federal Impact Aid survey, Military Family Council, Student 2 Student and what MCS is doing to assist families transitioning to the area.

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Moore Philharmonic Orchestra Fall Concert - Postponed until October 29 

Moore Philharmonic Orchestra The Moore Philharmonic Orchestra will perform their Fall Showcase Concert in Owens Auditorium on the Sandhills Community College campus on October 8 at 7 p.m. Opening their 12th season, this orchestra features local student performers and seasoned adults. The orchestra’s woodwind, brass and string ensembles will be featured, as well as selections from Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite. The event is free and open to the public.

The MPO, provides excellent opportunities for Moore County music students to perform in a full orchestra, and is a strong supporter of local scholarship opportunities. - More -

To learn more, visit the Moore Philharmonic Orchestra website and Facebook page.

Area I Elementary School

Area I Elementary School Located on Camp Easter Road, the new Area I elementary school will alleviate overcrowding at Sandhills Farm Life and Vass-Lakeview elementary schools. The 113,772 sq. ft. facility will have a capacity for 800 students from kindergarten through the 5th grade. - More -

Advanced Career Center
Advanced Career Center Located on the campus of Sandhills Community College, the Advanced Career Center will be a 114,991 sq. ft., three-story facility to accommodate 600 to 800 high school students each instructional day. Features of the building include geothermal heating and air conditioning systems to help lower energy consumption and costs. -  More -

MCS Achieves Gains in State Accountability Measures
Moore County Schools continues to make gains on most measures of student learning, according to school accountability data released by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) as part of its READY accountability initiative. - More 

Transportation Department on Twitter
For questions about bus routes, please contact your school directly or the Transportation Department at 910.947.5481. Also, stay updated by following @MCS_Buses on Twitter


Community Interests

The information provided for the non-district events below are neither endorsed by nor necessarily reflective of the views of the Moore County Board of Education or Moore County Schools. Moore County Schools does not control the content of or approve any non-district website that is linked through this page.



Union Pines  24th Annual Viking Classic - Marching Band Competition
Saturday, October 22
1:30 - 9 p.m.
Union Pines High School

Moore Philharmonic Orchestra  Moore Philharmonic Orchestra Fall Concert
Saturday, October 8 at 7 p.m. - Postponed to Saturday, October 29. 
Owens Auditorium, Sandhills Community College
3395 Airport Road, Pinehurst

DNA Interest Group DNA Basics
Presentations and discussions presented by the Moore County Genealogy Society's DNA Interest Group
Meetings are held one Saturday a month from October to May, 10:30 a.m to 12:30 p.m.
Moore County Library, Carthage   

The Given Outpost is located at 95 Cherokee Road in Pinehurst and supports the Given Memorial Library & Tufts Archives. Each event i 
s free and open to the public. There are no residency requirements to attend the events.



Sandhills Veterans Festival
Sandhills Veterans Festival, November 5-12
In honor of all of this country's veterans, the Sandhills Military Officers Association of America has organized several local events to celebrate Veterans Day. For a list of events and to learn more about the festival, visit 2016 Sandhills Veterans Festival.

Craig Woolard Veterans Support Concert

The Embers, featuring Craig Woolard
Thursday, November 10 at 7 p.m.
Robert E. Lee Auditorium, Pinecrest High School

Veterans Day Parade Southern Pines Veterans Day Parade
Saturday, November 12 at 10 a.m.
Broad Street, Southern Pines   


Girl Scouts


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