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‘Never in my wildest dreams’: Moore ready to take the helm of Salisbury High

SALISBURY — Marvin Moore says he never expected to be a principal until he met a man who would become a mentor. Jerome Heggins, husband ... Read more

3 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

Shoutouts

Zachary Tatarka, of China Grove, was named to the President’s List at Coastal Carolina University. Mary Sobataka, of Salisbury, was named to the Dean’s List ... Read more

3 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

School board narrowly approves allowing students in for driver’s ed, other assessments

SALISBURY — Students will be allowed to reenter school facilities under special circumstances. The Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education approved a motion on Monday that ... Read more

1 day ago by Carl Blankenship.

New Sarum donates $9,050 to COVID-19 Relief Fund

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — New Sarum Brewing donated $9,050 to Rowan County United Way’s COVID-19 Relief Fund on Tuesday. The brewery raised funds ... Read more

1 day ago by Carl Blankenship.

Longtime educator, Rowan Democrats vice chair plans school board run

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salosburypost.com SALISBURY — Chariel Dye, a local entrepreneur who spent 20 years working in early childhood education, is planning a campaign for ... Read more

1 day ago by Carl Blankenship.

Moore named new principal at Salisbury High; three others also named RSS principals

SALISBURY — Isenberg Elementary School Principal Marvin Moore has been named principal at Salisbury High School. The principal at Isenberg since 2012, Moore was among ... Read more

2 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Kannapolis’ Woodrow Wilson Elementary renamed

KANNAPOLIS — The Kannapolis City Board of Education on Monday voted to change the name of Woodrow Wilson Elementary School to North Kannapolis Elementary School. ... Read more

2 days ago by Post Education.

School board will talk special situations for students entering schools

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – The Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education will review a plan Monday for students in some situations to re-enter school ... Read more

4 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Many teachers still waiting to get back into classrooms

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The timeline for when and if teachers in the district will be able to return to schools to get ... Read more

4 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Former East Rowan Baseball Coach Brian Hightower vying for school board seat

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com GRANITE QUARRY – Brian Hightower, a longtime baseball coach, is planning a run for the  East Rowan area seat on the ... Read more

6 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Warren, Ford differ on $3.1 billion bond for education, road projects

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A bipartisan House bill that would give North Carolina the OK to borrow $3.1 billion in bonds for school ... Read more

1 week ago by Natalie Anderson.

South Main Book Company is stocking Little Free Libraries with antiracist titles

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Alissa Redmond began stocking the Free Little Libraries at county schools with books in May as a way to ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

A cabbage for your thoughts: elementary student is tending his own patch

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE – Griffin Bostian does not like cabbage. The soon-to-be China Grove Elementary School fourth grader has an affinity for other ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

Education briefs

Catawba College receives fundraising award SALISBURY – The Catawba College Development Office has earned a 2020 Educational Fundraising Award from the Council of Advancement and Support of ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Education.

Shoutouts

Graduations Tristan Wyatt, of Landis, graduated from Coastal Carolina University. Collegiate Honors Gabriella Lionel, of Kannapolis, was named to the Dean’s List at Emerson College. ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Education.

Gerry, Brenda Wood donate parcel for new Partners in Learning facility

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Gerry and Brenda Wood of Gerry Wood Auto Group have donated an 8-acre piece of land to Partners in ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

Uncertainty looms over operational costs for schools in coming school year

SALISBURY — Every public school district in the state is preparing and waiting for decisions to be passed down from the state which will inform ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

RSS moves ahead with plans for virtual K-8 school

SALISBURY — A dedicated virtual school is now in the works for Rowan-Salisbury Schools after a survey given to district families indicated a strong interest ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

Local musician Adrian Smith takes the reins of North Rowan bands

SALISBURY – Prolific local musician Adrian Smith has taken over as director of bands at North Rowan High School. Smith has made a major impact ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Rowan-Salisbury Schools to review contingency planning Monday

SALISBURY — On Monday, working groups piecing together Rowan-Salisbury Schools contingency plans will update the Board of Education on the coming school year. The groups ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Peters Hans, president of state’s community colleges, likely next UNC system president

By GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina’s community college system president will become the next head of the University of North ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Livingstone to host phone-a-thon with twist on Juneteenth

SALISBURY — The phones will be ringing off the hook Friday at Livingstone College during its first phone-a-thon — with a twist. That is the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

Local student finishes two years early with an associate’s degree

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Jennifer Lohmeyer will be finishing her bachelor’s degree around the same time most people would be starting college. The ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Shoutouts

St. John’s Lutheran Church scholarships St. John’s Lutheran Church awarded scholarships to 34 students totaling $26,256. The scholarships are the result of gifts from members ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Rowan-Salisbury Schools moving on to new model of measuring student success

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — It is no secret administrators in Rowan-Salisbury Schools loathe standardized testing. And as standardized testing decreases in importance under ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Middle and high school sports training to restart with restrictions today

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Practices for fall middle and high school sports begins today, with winter and spring sports to follow on July 6. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Board of Education moves school start date to Aug. 17

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A newly-approved Rowan-Salisbury Schools calendar has pushed back the first day of class two weeks — to Aug. 17 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Rowan-Salisbury Schools will consider changing calendar, moving start date to Aug. 17

SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools could push back the start date of the upcoming year more than two weeks in response to guidance from the state ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

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