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Clad in protective gear, local foundation sends hams home with families for Easter

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – A group of cars congregated in the Hurley YMCA parking lot Thursday morning to be loaded with hams, biscuits ... Read more

24 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

‘Let’s jam’: Knox Middle School party goes virtual during closure

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – School instruction has moved online, but that didn’t prevent Knox Middle School from reconnecting its faculty, staff and students ... Read more

24 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

RCCC donates medical equipment to local hospitals

SALISBURY — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College on Monday donated medical masks, gloves and other personal protective equipment from its health-related programs to local hospitals to help ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Report.

RSS creates ways for non-teaching staff to keep working

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – When Gov. Roy Cooper issued an executive order for all public schools in the state to close in mid-March, ... Read more

2 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Essie Mae Kiser Foxx Charter School seeking food assistance for students

SALISBURY – Essie Mae Kiser Foxx Charter School is implementing virtual learning for students amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The school’s spring break runs from April ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Education.

Catawba College offers free classes for locals amid cornavirus shutdown

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – Catawba College has created a new program intended to benefit students who are now facing economic hardship and uncertainty ... Read more

2 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Teens step in to tutor children as couple deals with cancer diagnoses

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Wanda Cohoon says everybody has a talent that can help someone else. Wanda, 63, and her husband, Rodney, have ... Read more

3 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Rowan-Salisbury Schools will have teacher workdays on Wednesdays for rest of year

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – The Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education’s Monday meeting was dominated by discussion and updates about the district’s handling of closure’s ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Brown, Williamson shed interim titles at Hurley, Corriher-Lipe

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Interim Hurley Elementary School Principal Jennifer Brown and Interim Corriher-Lipe Middle School Principal April Williamson were both promoted to ... Read more

4 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

RSS needs 25,000 bags a day for meals delivered

SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools is delivering about 25,000 meals a day during school closure at no cost to students, but that number has created one ... Read more

6 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

COVID-19 to dominate agenda of Monday school board meeting

SALISBURY — All but two items on the Rowan-Salisbury School Board agenda Monday will be related to the impact of COVID-19 and the district’s operations ... Read more

6 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Kannapolis City Schools makes face shield holders for medical staff

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS – Nationwide shortages of important medical supplies has local groups stepping up with homemade solutions or donations, including Kannapolis City ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

Teachers keeping spirits up while connecting with students during closure

SALISBURY — School facilities have been closed for nearly two weeks as teachers and students continue on with education despite no in-person classes being held. ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

Livingstone culinary graduate makes first TV appearance

SALISBURY – If it wasn’t for the white chef jacket, his skills in the kitchen would be unassuming. Jordan Walker portrayed a typical student while ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Education.

Education Briefs

Catawba College plans free college credit course for Rowan Latina High School juniors SALISBURY – Catawba College has scheduled its second year of the Unanue ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Education.

Teachers will be able to renew certifications during closure

SALISBURY – Proms and graduations are likely to be affected by ongoing, mandated school closures, and teacher certifications may change slightly, too. Teachers who need ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

RCCC webinar offers small businesses Covid-19 advice

SALISBURY – To assist small businesses suffering due to COVID-19 coronavirus restrictions, the Rowan-Cabarrus Small Business Center is joining other centers across the state to ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

RSS promises seniors will have a graduation ceremony

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Gov. Roy Cooper’s announcement that schools will remain closed until May 15 came one day after a number of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Rowan-Salisbury Schools reflects on first week as it looks ahead to continued closure

SALISBURY – Local kids have been home this week after a minimum, mandated two-week closure, and keeping them learning and fed during that period has ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

County declares state of emergency, sees second positive case of coronavirus

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan County officials on Friday declared a state of emergency, joining dozens of counties across the state, and announced ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

RSS was prepared for employees to work before first Monday after closure

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – Messaging from Raleigh has changed, but Rowan-Salisbury Schools has stuck to a plan it crafted hours after Gov. Roy ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

RCCC to close facility to all in-person classes, except basic law enforcement training

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – Beginning Friday, all face-to-face courses Rowan-Cabarrus Community College cannot offer exclusively online will be suspended in response to the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Rowan County Students honored by DAR

MT. ULLA – Three Rowan County students were honored by the John Knox Chapter of theDaughters of the American Revolution as DAR Good Citizens of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

From the Mind of Mom: It takes a village during closures

I’d like to pretend that the realization hit me immediately. It was the Thursday before our last scheduled teacher workday – Friday the 13th. I ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Andie Foley.

About 99.4% of Rowan-Salisbury students have a device during closure

SALISBURY — Almost every student in Rowan-Salisbury Schools was able to pick up their assigned device or be issued one amid the statewide closure of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Shoutouts

The following individuals were recognized at Overton Elementary School in the month of March as First Class Scholars for demonstrating the trait of Kindness: Kindergarten: ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

Plant a Seed Day Celebration gets youngsters involved

By Susan Shinn Turner Smart Start Rowan Springtime is the time we plant flowers, along with seeds that turn into good things to eat. Children ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

15,000 meals delivered on first day of school bus distribution effort

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – Knox Middle School Principal Michael Courtwright gave a similar briefing to the school’s nutrition and driving staff that was ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

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