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Rowan-Salisbury Schools considering premium pay for more workers

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – Technology, custodial and maintenance workers with Rowan-Salisbury Schools could become the next group of workers for the district to ... Read more

4 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Two asterisks: Looking back at renewal status of RSS in pandemic year

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – This year was set to be an important one for Rowan-Salisbury Schools: the first year in which its renewal ... Read more

4 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

High schools release specific details on drive-thru graduations

SALISBURY – Graduations at county schools were originally scheduled for May 22, but restrictions put in place to combat the spread of COVID-19 has resulted ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Education.

Moody tells national educators webinar that ‘students are not test scores’

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – Lynn Moody participated in a webinar with national education leaders on Thursday. The event, titled “A New Way Forward: ... Read more

6 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

RSS could receive $4 million in COVID-19-related funding

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – Rowan-Salisbury Schools could receive $4 million to help the district get back on its feet in the wake of ... Read more

6 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Education briefs: Livingstone awarded $500,000 grant to preserve historic Monroe Street School

SALISBURY – Livingstone College has been awarded a $500,000 grant to preserve its historic Monroe Street School property. The award, announced and administered by the ... Read more

7 days ago by Post Education.

K-8 private schools celebrate graduating eighth-graders

SALISBURY – Sacred Heart Catholic School and Salisbury Academy have both sent off their latest classes of students to high school. The schools are K-8, ... Read more

7 days ago by Post Education.

Salute to service: McLaughlin’s rolls, serving fresh cuts of meat to locals

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — McLaughlin’s Grocery is a landmark. The small store has been serving up fresh cuts of meat and general goods ... Read more

7 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Shoutouts

These students were named to the Dean’s List at Mars Hill University: Hannah Rose Shoaf, of Salisbury Sadie B. Taylor, of Kannapolis Brittany Michelle Duncan, ... Read more

7 days ago by Post Education.

Rowan-Salisbury Schools announces initial graduation details

SALISBURY —Rowan-Salisbury Schools says its high schools will have a drive-thru graduation in June and more traditional in-person ceremonies in October. The school system announced ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Photos: Crowds gather for West Rowan High’s drive-by celebration for seniors

Large crowds of people gathered Friday evening on the roadsides near West Rowan High School to honor this year’s graduating class. Attendees parked on the ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

2020 North Rowan High School All-County Scholars

Kayla Swicegood Parents: Amanda Fox Elementary school: Kindergarten through fourth grade, I attended Isenberg Elementary. In fifth grade, I attended North Rowan Elementary. Middle school: ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

2020 Rowan County Early College All-County Scholar

Parents: Walter and Sonya Hausermann Elementary school: Rachel Patterson Elementary in Atmore, Ala. Middle school: Escambia County Middle School in Atmore, Ala., then Knox Middle ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

2020 Salisbury High School All-County Scholars

Anna Grace Woolly Parents: Krista and Rhodes Woolly Elementary school: John Kerr Elementary School in Winchester, Va. and Overton Elementary School. Middle school: Knox Middle ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

2020 South Rowan High School All-County Scholars

Kira Noel Rymer Parents: Rodney and Donna Rymer Elementary school: Bostian Elementary School Middle school: China Grove Middle School College: Columbia International University majoring in ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

2020 West Rowan High School All-County Scholars

Skylar Loraine Jahnke Parents: Tina and Greg Jahnke Elementary school: Woodleaf Elementary Middle school: West Rowan Middle College: Attending UNC-Chapel Hill to double major in ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

2020 Jesse Carson High School All-County Schoolars

Parker McGuire Parents: Jennifer and Michael McGuire Elementary school: Knollwood Middle school: Southeast College: UNC-Charlotte to major in nursing Career goal: Nurse practitioner Lettering sports: Varsity ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

2020 East Rowan High School All-County Scholars

Sarah Margaret Dyer Parents: Kerry and Heather Dyer Elementary school: Granite Quarry Elementary School Middle school: Erwin Middle School College: I plan to attend the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

2020 North Hills Christian School All-County Scholar

Tyler Jamison Hunt Parents: Bradley Jason and Jodi Lynn Hunt Previous schools: First Assembly Christian School and Franklin Heights for elementary and middle school. College: ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

Up to $4.5 million in CARES Act funding coming to local schools

SALISBURY – North Carolina is creating a plan to distribute its $396 million in CARES Act funding to K-12 schools, and Rowan-Salisbury Schools Chief Financial ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Graduating in an uncertain world

COVID-19 has created the greatest level of uncertainty, on a global scale, since World War II, and this is a tough time to be hitting ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

UNC, NC State to resume in-person classes on Aug. 10

By Sarah Blake Morgan and Jonathan Drew Associated Press CONCORD — Two of North Carolina’s largest public universities announced plans Thursday for a condensed fall ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

UNC scientist: Vitamin D deficiency could increase susceptibility to COVID-19

KANNAPOLIS — Getting enough vitamin D could help people avoid contracting COVID-19 and other respiratory infections, according to a review article by a scientist at ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Seniors who work at Food Lion No. 10 get to walk

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Food Lion on Jake Alexander Boulevard took some time and some cake Thursday to show some appreciation for ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Literacy Council presented with Salisbury Academy auction gift

SALISBURY – As the featured non-profit for Salisbury Academy’s online auction held the week of April 20, the Rowan County Literacy Council received $2,500 to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

Education briefs

RCCC reschedules commencement for December SALISBURY – More than 650 graduates will receive associate degrees, diplomas and certifications at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College this spring, a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

Shoutouts

Mason Edward Jennings received his juris doctor degree cum laude from Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law in Raleigh on May 8. Jennings ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

As RSS prepares to dismiss, teachers adjust, too

SALISBURY – The original plan was for Rowan-Salisbury Schools to dismiss kids early on May 21 and hold graduation ceremonies for high school students on ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

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