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Salisbury Academy holds day of service to honor MLK

SALISBURY – Students from Salisbury Academy celebrated the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Thursday through a day of service. Students from ... Read more

18 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

Isaiah Woods delves into college experience early, with sights set on Stanford

SALISBURY – If you close your eyes as Isaiah Woods talks, you might think you’re listening to a seasoned social activist as he lists his passions ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Education.

RCCC to partner on ’53 Ideas Pitch Competition’

SALISBURY – The Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Small Business Center will partner with other community college small business centers in the region to support entrepreneurship through ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Education.

In “renewal,” Granite Quarry Elementary helps students manage emotions

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com GRANITE QUARRY – Emotions are messy, especially the emotions of young kids. Granite Quarry Elementary School began implementing Capturing Kids’ Hearts ... Read more

2 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Shoutouts

Collegiate honors for Rowan County students: High Point University Dean’s List: Hannah Julian of Salisbury Abraham Long of Salisbury Pensacola Christian College Dean’s List: Ryan ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Education.

South Rowan, Morgan practice moving students to off-site location in emergency

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE – Fire, tornado and lockdown drills are a common part of how schools stay prepared for emergencies. Less common, ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

RSS talks next steps as Apple lease nears end

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – The end is near for Rowan-Salisbury Schools’ second lease on Apple products for its students.  The district has been ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

‘Give everybody an opportunity’: Community college president pitches bond referendum to Salisbury Rotary Club

SALISBURY — There’s no need to for Rowan County to “stay poor” when opportunity is just a “yes” vote away, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College President Carol ... Read more

3 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Rowan-Salisbury School Board asks staff to draft proposals for redistricting, K-8 school

SALISBURY – The  future of Knox Middle and Overton Elementary schools remained undecided after a Monday meeting of the Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education. But the ... Read more

4 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

School board to discuss future of Knox-Overton Monday

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Discussions about the future of Knox Middle and Overton Elementary schools will continue on Monday. Discussion is listed as ... Read more

6 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

RSS launching student movement safety drills

SALISBURY — The Rowan-Salisbury Schools Safety Department is launching a new safety practice at schools beginning next week. In collaboration with other district departments and ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Education.

With a T-shirt for each student, Overton continues tradition of giving

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Overton Elementary School serves many students from poor families. The school has uniforms so everyone is dressed the same, ... Read more

7 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

RSS faculty, staff talk winter break activities

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – West Rowan Elementary School ESL Instructor Toyrie McPhaul traveled to Dothan, Ala., over winter break to see friends. While in ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

Registration open for High School Equivalency/GED prep at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

SALISBURY – Rowan-Cabarrus Community College will hold orientation sessions in January for anyone seeking to earn a High School Equivalency/General Education Diploma The Rowan-Cabarrus College ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Education.

Salisbury Academy reaccredited through SAIS

SALISBURY – Salisbury Academy has been reaccredited as a member of the Southern Association of Independent Schools.  To earn accreditation from SAIS, Salisbury Academy complied ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Education.

Carson High’s Honors Chorus visits Washington, New York City

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – Each year, Carson High School’s Honor Chorus program takes a trip, which has taken students all over the country, from ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

Eagle Scout Project at Bostian Elementary Ready for Action

CHINA GROVE – Students, faculty and staff, parents and members of Boy Scout Troop 379 of Granite Quarry recently gathered to dedicate and show appreciation ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Education.

Shoutouts

Local students named to honors lists at colleges: Eliabeth Weimer, of Salisbury, was named to the President’s List at Bob Jones University. Weimer is a ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Education.

‘Why not’: Southeast Middle uses renewal flexibility to give students new experiences

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – As part of its “renewal” flexibility and with a theme of “building connections,” Southeast Middle School is exposing students ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

$45 million bond referendum gets OK from state board

By Liz Moomey liz.moomey@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The bond to fund a Technology Education Complex at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College on Tuesday got an OK from the ... Read more

1 week ago by Liz Moomey.

A decade of pride: Salisbury Pride is looking ahead with new board members

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – The city had its first pride festival 10 years ago, and Salisbury Pride is still going strong. The organization and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

$3 million gift funds Catawba College scholarships in three areas

SALISBURY – Catawba College has received $3 million for scholarships for students who enroll in the 2020 fall semester and plan to major in the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

RSS about to begin its second semester with district-wide ‘renewal’

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – Rowan-Salisbury Schools is about to enter its second semester in which all schools in the district have renewal flexibility, and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Pair of Rowan students make university honors lists

SALISBURY – Two college students from Rowan County have been named to honor lists at the universities they attend. Bethanie Stauffer, of Salisbury, made the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

Beginning Teacher of the Year Jessie Peterson keeps the beat going at Corriher-Lipe Middle

By Maggie Blackwell For the Salisbury Post SALISBURY — As a child, Jessie Peterson, a triplet, tagged along to her dad’s band gigs with her siblings. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Education.

‘Challenge we work to overcome’: Knollwood principal leads by example

By Maggie Blackwell It’s impossible to discuss education with Principal of the Year Shonda Hairston without absorbing a little of her enthusiasm, yourself. She leans ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Education.

Education shoutouts

Overton Elementary The following individuals were recognized at Overton Elementary School in December as First-Class Scholars for demonstrating the interpersonal skill of teamwork: Kindergarten: Destiny Abrom-Marshall, Autumn Irvin, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Education.

Elf drops in at Granite Quarry Elementary

GRANITE QUARRY — Eighty first-graders at Granite Quarry Elementary School got the surprise of the season on Dec. 18 when an elf suddenly appeared flying ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Education.

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