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Community offers support for, memories of Knox teacher Beaver

SALISBURY — Matt Beaver was an enduringly positive man. Beaver’s longtime friend and colleague Justin Pauley said Beaver was punctual, never missed work and he ... Read more

1 day ago by Carl Blankenship.

Kannapolis City Schools searching for an architect to explore A.L. Brown expansion

KANNAPOLIS — A.L. Brown High School is running out of space, and Kannapolis City Schools is starting to explore next steps for the school. The ... Read more

1 day ago by Carl Blankenship.

Rowan-Salisbury Schools to declare surplus schools, review redistricting

SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools administration on Tuesday will recommend two schools be declared “surplus,” effective June 18. Associate Superintendent of Operations Anthony Vann will present ... Read more

1 day ago by Carl Blankenship.

N.C. colleges report first wave of COVID-19 cases as semester begins

By BRYAN ANDERSON Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH (AP) — The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill announced Friday that it avoided returning to ... Read more

2 days ago by News Service Report.

Catawba College starts classes on campus Monday, later than usual

SALISBURY – Catawba College will begin classes on Monday after a delayed start to the beginning of its second semester. Students have been arriving throughout ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

New RSS Superintendent Watlington reflects on first week in office

SALISBURY – Tony Watlington spent most of his first week with Rowan-Salisbury Schools exploring the district. He has been visiting every school and facility in ... Read more

4 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Education briefs: Hood Theological Seminary holding virtual lecture series 

Hood Theological Seminary will hold its annual Bishop Alfred E. and Mrs. Mamie White Endowed Heritage Lecture Series on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 12-13, 2021. ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Education.

Navigating COVID to provide virtual career connections 

SALISBURY — Connecting students to business and industry is a natural proponent of hands-on learning that is face-to-face, generally intimate, and aligns to their interests ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Education.

Shoutouts

Safrit named to SUNY Canton Dean’s List SUNY Canton recognizes Rachel M. Safrit of Kannapolis for being named to the university Dean’s List during the ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Education.

Knox Middle School closes for one day following teacher’s death

SALISBURY — Knox Middle School will close its doors temporarily Thursday and move to virtual learning as the school grieves the death of a faculty ... Read more

4 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

KCS students staying all virtual through Feb. 15

KANNAPOLIS — Kannapolis City Schools students will be out of the classroom until mid-February after a decision to stay virtual for another month. Last week, ... Read more

5 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Essie Mae holding COVID-19 testing Monday, recognizes honor Roll

Essie Mae Kiser Foxx Charter School will hold a COVID-19 testing event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday in honor of Martin Luther ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Education.

Education briefs: Faith Academy accepting applications, to begin office hours

Faith Academy Charter School office will open on January 19, 2021. The office is located at 200 North Main Street, Faith. The office will be ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

Shoutouts

Millbridge Elementary December Good Citizens Kindergarten: Erik Morales Martinez, JJ Weaver, Rylyn Heister, Adalynn Vance, Ella Phillips and Violet Hainor. First grade: Anderson Davis, Coy ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

Teachers adapt to all-virtual school

SALISBURY – Summit Virtual Academy is unique because it has drawn teachers and students from all over the county into its virtual space. Carlton Jackson ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

New RSS Superintendent Watlington begins district tour

SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools Superintendent Tony Watlington on Tuesday began his plan to visit every school and facility in the district. He started at the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

RSS reports steady COVID-19 cases, talks draft calendar

SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools Associate Superintendent Kelly Withers says there’s been a leveling off of COVID-19 cases in the district. Withers during Monday night’s school ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

New superintendent takes the helm of Rowan-Salisbury Schools

SALISBURY — Superintendent Tony Watlington was sworn in on Monday at the Rowan-Salisbury School’s regular meeting. Watlington was tapped to take over for the district ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Critical for working parents, child care centers navigate COVID-19 challenges

SALISBURY — Similar to schools, local child care centers are struggling to keep doors open because staffing is uncertain day to day. The state currently ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

State-funded pre-K seats from last year still available

SALISBURY — There are about 50 slots of state-funded pre-kindergarten still available in Rowan County as of Tuesday, and families can still apply for them. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

New RSS superintendent to be sworn in Monday

SALISBURY — New Rowan-Salisbury Schools Superintendent Tony Watlington is set to be sworn in on Monday and begin his district tour on Tuesday. Watlington was ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

State approves Faith Academy, moves to revoke Essie Mae charter

RALEIGH – The N.C. Board of Education on Thursday approved one local charter school and took a step toward closing another. Faith Academy’s accelerated application ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Weather shuts schools for Friday; only one day of in-person classes this week

SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools went all remote on Friday because of inclement weather. The call was sent out to families on Thursday noting all district ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

Education briefs: RCCC names winners of Excellence in Teaching Awards

SALISBURY — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College recognized the 2019-2020 Excellence in Teaching award recipients at a recent meeting of the Board of Trustees. The award recognizes ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Education.

Shoutouts

Nehemiah Worley, of Salisbury, has been named to the President’s List at Bob Jones University, where he studies physics. Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Education.

State talks future of Faith Academy, Essie Mae charters

SALISBURY — The North Carolina Board of Education on Wednesday viewed recommendations for the approval of charter hopeful Faith Academy and revocation of the charter ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

RCCC uses recyclable caps and gowns

SALISBURY – If it suits them, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College graduates can put their caps and gowns straight in the recycling bin after they have been ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

No changes to Rowan-Salisbury Schools’ plan B when classes start back this week

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — COVID-19 infections among Rowan-Salisbury Schools staff and quarantine figures have remained remain low enough to reopen school buildings on ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

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