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Jeanie Groh, Author at Salisbury Post

Education

Carson High School welcomes German foreign exchange student

The first day at a new school can be exciting and nerve-wracking for any high school student. Franziska “Franzi” Botur, a 16-year-old from Berlin, Germany, ... Read more

by Jeanie Groh, Thursday, September 3, 2015 12:00 am

Education

Salisbury Academy annual golf and tennis tournament Sept. 25

The Salisbury Academy Annual Golf and Tennis Tournament will be held on Friday, Sept. 25.  This year’s tournament returns to the scenic and historic course ... Read more

by Jeanie Groh, Thursday, September 3, 2015 12:00 am

Education

Jeanie Groh: A bittersweet goodbye

Today is a bittersweet day for me. After more than a year and a half of covering education in Rowan County, it’s time for me ... Read more

by Jeanie Groh, Thursday, September 3, 2015 12:00 am

Education

Education briefs

Gray Stone ranks nationally for college readiness According to the September 2015 issue of Newsweek, Gray Stone Day School once again is listed as one ... Read more

by Jeanie Groh, Thursday, September 3, 2015 12:00 am

Education

College education significantly enhances wages, quality of life

Last October, Patrick Magna found himself at a crossroads in life when he lost his job as a warehouse manager. Up until then, the 47-year-old ... Read more

by Jeanie Groh, Sunday, August 30, 2015 12:10 am

Columns

He said, she said: Making a list and checking it twice

Of all the things we’ve had to do for wedding planning so far, narrowing down the guest list has hands down been the most challenging. ... Read more

by Jeanie Groh, Sunday, August 30, 2015 12:00 am

Education

North Hills alum steps up as school’s first lower school principal

It’s been 22 years since Kristen Sabia first walked in the doors of North Hills Christian School as a kindergartener. Now, as the school’s first ... Read more

by Jeanie Groh, Thursday, August 27, 2015 12:00 am

Education

More planning needed for future summer book swaps

Literacy is the Rowan-Salisbury School System’s top priority right now, and in an attempt to keep students reading over the summer each middle and high ... Read more

by Jeanie Groh, Wednesday, August 26, 2015 12:00 am

Education

Students, teachers welcome a new school year

Buses hit the streets and schools opened their doors Monday morning to welcome students across Rowan County and in Kannapolis “Things flowed very well today,” ... Read more

by Jeanie Groh, Tuesday, August 25, 2015 12:04 am

Education

Tensions high over furniture and voting policies at school board meeting

The interior of the Wallace Educational Forum may be neutral, but Monday’s Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education meeting was anything but. Board members disagreed on several ... Read more

by Jeanie Groh, Tuesday, August 25, 2015 12:00 am

Crime

Man arrested for 2013 incident hides marijuana in mouth

A Salisbury man hid marijuana in his mouth Sunday when Rowan County sheriff’s deputies attempted to serve a warrant on him for charges brought against ... Read more

by Jeanie Groh, Monday, August 24, 2015 12:10 am

News

Crowds come out to support Little League World Series champions at parade

Crowds lined the streets of Salisbury on Saturday morning, cheering, clapping and waving banners as Rowan County’s Little League softball World Series Champions paraded through ... Read more

by Jeanie Groh, Sunday, August 23, 2015 12:10 am

Education

School board to discuss central office furniture Monday

Not only is Monday the first day of school, it’s also the Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education’s first business meeting of the school year. The board ... Read more

by Jeanie Groh, Sunday, August 23, 2015 12:05 am

News

Transportation Museum hosts weekend-long Historic Spencer Shops Train Show

The North Carolina Transportation Museum is hosting the Historic Spencer Shops Train Show, making it the railfan and train modeler’s paradise this weekend. “It’s basically ... Read more

by Jeanie Groh, Sunday, August 23, 2015 12:05 am

Business

Community members prepare for job fair at employment workshop

Next week, employers will come out in droves to the Salisbury Civic Center in hopes of filling 300 vacant positions in the community. On Thursday, ... Read more

by Jeanie Groh, Saturday, August 22, 2015 12:00 am

News

Salisbury native and fiancé fighting cancer win dream wedding

By Jeanie Groh jeanie.groh@salisburypost.com Bethany Davidson and her fiancé, Caleb Hanby, are planning their dream wedding thanks to a thoughtful friend and a radio station ... Read more

by Jeanie Groh, Saturday, August 22, 2015 12:00 am

Education

Rowan-Salisbury names teacher and principal of the year

Nancy Goodnight and Dr. Latoya Dixon were honored Thursday at the Rowan-Salisbury School System’s second annual back-to-school pep rally. Goodnight was named the district’s Teacher ... Read more

by Jeanie Groh, Friday, August 21, 2015 12:10 am

Education

Teachers, staff attend pep rally to celebrate start of school

Pep rallies and school spirit aren’t just for students. Three thousand Rowan-Salisbury School System teachers and staff members kicked off the school year Thursday with ... Read more

by Jeanie Groh, Friday, August 21, 2015 12:05 am

Education

Jeanie Groh column: Rowan-Cabarrus’ cosmetology program helps students and is affordable

Ever since I’ve had a sparkly new addition to my left ring finger, a lot of people have been looking at my hands. Each time ... Read more

by Jeanie Groh, Thursday, August 20, 2015 12:00 am

Education

Teachers prepare for school year with Back to School Conference

Rowan-Salisbury School System teachers took a break from hanging bulletin boards and rearranging desks this week to attend the district’s annual Back to School Conference. ... Read more

by Jeanie Groh, Thursday, August 20, 2015 12:00 am

Education

Rowan-Cabarrus shines spotlight on professional development

Rowan-Cabarrus Community College’s 2015 Summer Institute was a huge success, say college officials. Co-hosted by the Rowan-Cabarrus Center for Teaching and Learning, Academic and Career ... Read more

by Jeanie Groh, Thursday, August 20, 2015 12:00 am

Education

Achieve3000: The missing piece for Rowan-Salisbury’s digital conversion

Last year, the Rowan-Salisbury School System put digital devices into the hands of its students. This year, the district will be adding Achieve3000 to those ... Read more

by Jeanie Groh, Wednesday, August 19, 2015 12:00 am

Education

Rowan-Salisbury teachers return to work

The first day of school is quickly approaching, and Rowan-Salisbury teachers returned to the classroom Monday. Although many teachers worked sporadically over the summer, Monday ... Read more

by Jeanie Groh, Tuesday, August 18, 2015 12:10 am

Education

Rowan-Salisbury facing shortage of bus drivers

With just a week to go before the start of classes, the Rowan-Salisbury School System’s transportation department is facing a critical shortage of bus drivers. ... Read more

by Jeanie Groh, Tuesday, August 18, 2015 12:00 am

Education

Twelve Rowan-Salisbury schools to provide free meals to all students

All students at 12 Rowan-Salisbury schools will receive free breakfast and lunch this year through a federal program called Community Eligibility Provision. The program allows ... Read more

by Jeanie Groh, Tuesday, August 18, 2015 12:00 am

Education

Former local administrator named principal of statewide online charter school

This year, students across the state will be able to attend public school from home through North Carolina Connections Academy, one of the state’s first ... Read more

by Jeanie Groh, Sunday, August 16, 2015 12:10 am

Education

Rowan-Salisbury welcomes eight new principals

Tonya German, Corriher-Lipe Middle School Rowan County native Tonya German will take the helm of Corriher-Lipe Middle School this year. German has an extensive history ... Read more

by Jeanie Groh, Friday, August 14, 2015 10:00 am

Education

Knox principals give back-to-school tips

By Dr. Latoya Dixon and Dr. Michael Waiksnis Knox Middle School co-principals The end of summer brings competing emotions to the surface for everyone involved. ... Read more

by Jeanie Groh, Friday, August 14, 2015 10:00 am

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