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RFQ- Architectural Designer Selection

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS
RFQ
Architectural Designer Selection
Weldon City Schools Project

It is the Owner’s intention to select a Design Consultant for the design of a new high school for the Weldon City Schools. This project includes the construction of a new 6-12 school. This information requirement to respond to this RFQ is available on our website at https://www.weldoncityschools.org.

The Request for Qualifications (RFQ) is designed to comply with all applicable rules and regulations, as well as state law and local policies. Design firms wishing to be considered for this project are requested to submit a Statement of Qualifications per the instructions on this WCS website. The following criteria will be used to select firms for the projects:
1. Expertise and past performance in K-12 projects
2. Staffing and proposed design team for the project
3. Proximity to, and familiarity with, the area where the project will be located
4. Sustainability in school design
5. Miscellaneous

Qualifications will be received until 4:00 p.m. on Monday, October 24, 2022, in the Superintendent’s Office located at 301 Mulberry Street. Weldon, NC 27890. The responses to this RFQ should be delivered to the attention of Andrew Davis. Please provide EIGHT (8) paper copies of your response to the items in the attached Exhibit A, along with supporting documentation. Please send an electronic copy of the response to Andrew Davis by e-mail at [email protected]

For further information, please contact Andrew Davis by e-mail at [email protected] or telephone at (252) 536-4821 x 247.

School Board Recognized for Training and Development

Weldon City Schools Board of Education was awarded the Gold Bell Award by the North Carolina School Boards Association for training excellence and commitment during the 2021-2022 school year. The Board received the award for whole-board training.

Chargers 2022/23 Slogan - Strive for 55

Weldon City Schools Welcomes New Teachers

WELDON, NC 10 AUGUST 2022- A mixture of beginning and veteran teachers was welcomed by Weldon City Schools (WCS) staff as they embarked upon their professional journeys as teachers for the school system. WCS has renewed its efforts to retain and recruit educators at all levels. Newly hired teachers
even receive a signing bonus for joining the Weldon team.

“I expect all of my racers to cross the finish line this year,” remarked Ms. April Allen, a recently hired first-grade teacher. “I used the term racers because I want to keep with the Strive For 55 theme,” she added. Strive For 55 is the theme for all Weldon schools for the 2022-23 school year. Dr. Dannie Williams, The Superintendent of Weldon City Schools has established the Strive For 55 slogan as the goal for the district’s students to reach at least 55% proficiency in all areas tested by the state.

“This is an all-hands-on-deck effort to increase the academic success of our students,” said Superintendent Williams. “It starts in every classroom and continues every day: our students will grow and achieve new heights,” he concluded.

In addition to achievement on state-mandated tests, how much growth students show in their individual academic achievement will be factored into the scores for the school system. Ms. Natasha Rouson, a veteran teacher who is starting her first year with WCS as a third-grade teacher, offered, “Our students have a need, and we’re going to have a great time and grow this year.”

Superintendent Visits Open House And Welcomes Weldon’s Families and Staff

WELDON, NC 10 AUGUST 2022- As the summer break approached its end, students and their families came out to Weldon City Schools (WCS) on Wednesday, August 10th for the annual open house event at each school. Students were able to pickup their class schedules, get their laptops, and meet their new teachers and staff for the 2022-23 school year.

Though summer break is highly anticipated for most students, the new school marks an opportunity to make new friends and to reconnect with friends they might not have seen over the summer break. “The best part of the school year is seeing my friends again,” said Angel Clinton, a WCS sixth grader. “And, science is my favorite thing at school- I like to make stuff,” offered Angel.

“The excitement and anticipation of a new school year is like nothing else,” remarked Dr. Dannie Williams, Superintendent of Weldon City Schools. “I’m pleased with the staff we have and for the expectations we have set for them and our students,” continued Superintendent Williams. “The meet-and-greet of our open house events at the schools gets the year started on a positive note,” he added.

School Lunch Hero Day

Weldon City Schools District would like to recognize our school nutrition professionals. They are true heroes that wear the aprons and the "hero" capes. We appreciate them!

Virtual Academy

Greetings Chargers, Weldon City Schools Virtual Academy applications become available to families on October 11, 2021, and will remain open until Tuesday, October 19, 2021. Families must complete a Virtual Learning Application to be considered. Applicants will receive notice of acceptance by Monday, October 25, 2021. If accepted, families agree to enrollment for the remainder of the 2021-2022 academic year beginning Monday, November 1, 2021. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Krissy Pittman Martin at (252) 536-4821 ext. 234.
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