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Drivers Education Information

West Wilkes High School

Driver Education Class Spring 2021

Instructors: John Broome & Ben Keesee


The West Wilkes district will have a remote learning Driver Education Class starting
February 8 and ending March 1st.

Each student must be 14 ½ years old by the first day
of class. Registration for this class will be in the old gym at West High on Monday,
February 1st from 9-10 am. You can go online to wilkescountyschools.org to get a
registration form (Click on Departments, Driver Education, Register for Driver

Please complete the registration form with your child’s school email
address and return on February 1st when you receive your text books and packet for
the class. The $65 fee for the class will be collected after students complete the class
and return their books. Please remember to wear a mask and social distance when you
come to the gym.

If you have any questions, contact John Broome at 336-927-0105.

North Wilkes High School

Driver Education Class Fall 2019

Instructors: Eric Barker / William Bowers   


This fall two sessions of driver education will be offered. William Bowers will teach the first session starting at 3:30pm and ending at 5:30pm. Eric Barker will teach the second session starting at 5:40pm and ending at 7:40pm. Students may sign up for either class. 


The dates for Mr. Bowers class are: October 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9,10, 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30   

November 4, 5, and 6 (make up day).  


The dates for Mr. Barker’s class are:   October 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30, November 5, 6(makeup Day)  *** Class Starts at 5:40 and ends at 7:40pm.


 No Thursday or Friday classes.  Recommended that Football players and Cheerleaders etc. need to sign up for this class.  Schedule subject to change if no demand for Thursday and/or Friday’s off by students. 


Students must have had their 14th birthday by April 1st. (State law requires that students be 14 ½ years old or older to take driver education).


The course is 30 hours long. Students may miss one class session for any reason but must attend the make-up day. 


For more information contact: William Bowers     336-957-0989 bowersw@wilkes.k12.nc.us      

East Wilkes High School 

Driver Education Class Fall 2019

Instructor Doug Eller

October 15th – November 13th, no Friday classes. 

 No school no class

Parent meeting Monday, October 14th EWHS media center @ 6:00 pm ($65 fee, general information, official forms, and parent signatures)

Classroom in Health Room 201 3:30 until 5:30 each school day 15 two hour days

No Friday classes unless Monday / Thursday class is missed  

30 hour course, only 1 absence allowed and it must be made up on Thursday, November 14th only!

Fee $65 required

Students must have had 14th birthday on or before April 15th, 2019 to register for class. State law requires 14 ½ years of age minimum

Wilkes Central High School 
Driver Education Class Spring 2021
Instructor Mike Greene/ Ed Pendry 
Wilkes Central will be conducting Driver Education classes, by remote learning, for the spring semester 2021. The classes will begin on February 8th and finish on February 26, with a makeup day on March 1st. Students must be 14 1/2 by Feb.8, 2021. The classes are open to all public school school students, home schooled students, and private school students. Sessions will begin at 5:00 and if needed a second session will be taught at 6:30. At registration  you will be asked to select a first choice session and a second choice session.
Registration for these classes will be conducted as a Drive Thru Registration in the large student parking lot in the rear of the school on January 20th, beginning at 4:00 and lasting till 5:30. Parents should turn into the school entrance next to the large school announcement sign, proceed to the back of the school, staying close to the sidewalk. You will pick up a packet that has a registration form, along with two other forms that need to be filled out and signed. You will put the forms back into the packet and return them in another area of the parking lot. You will not have to exit your car at any time. You will be contacted by email to confirm your registration in a class.
If you miss the Drive Thru there will be packets available in the office after Jan. 20th. We would like to have all registration forms by Feb. 2. so as to give us time to  build the classes.
Fee: $65. This fee  will be collected the day that we will have our eye exams. The date for the eye exams will be Feb.15th and will be done in the Auxiliary Gym. Times will be announced later. Checks should be made out to Wilkes Central High school. 
If you have any questions you may contact me  at 336-957-6627. if I don't answer, leave a message and I will get back to you.