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Catawba’s outgoing president takes job in Kentucky

SALISBURY —Brien Lewis, president of Catawba College for the past eight years, will become president of Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky, beginning July 1. He ... Read more

10 hours ago by Post Education.

NC teacher of the year visits Rowan County Early College’s Pierce

SALISBURY — Rowan County and the state’s best came together on Friday at Rowan County Early College. N.C. Teacher of the Year Mariah Morris visited ... Read more

4 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

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

5 days 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

6 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

1 week 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

1 week 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

1 week 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

1 week 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

1 week 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

1 week 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

4 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

4 weeks ago by Post Education.

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