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Salisbury Academy brings sustainability coordinator intern on board for 2020-21

SALISBURY — Assisting the school in its environmental initiatives for 2020-21, Catawba College senior Kristina Rogge joins Salisbury Academy as sustainability coordinator intern. Rogge is ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Education.

Library hosting event on local school options

Staff report SALISBURY — Rowan Public Library will partner with local organizations to present a program about different schooling options available in the county at ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Education.

In-person child care did not increase COVID-19 risk for teachers, study says. What can we learn from that?

By Liz Bell Courtesy of EdNC As K-12 school leaders across North Carolina consider when and how to serve students in-person safely, many child care ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Education.

Salisbury Academy students take on effort to shrink carbon footprints

Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Sixth graders at Salisbury Academy took a look at what’s sent into the atmosphere and decided to take action as ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Shoutouts

Millbridge Elementary School October Good Citizens Kindergarten: Allison Meija, Ava Moore, Cole Brown, Clara Linker, Luke Allen and Blaze Souther. First grade: Ila Sechler, Luke ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Education.

Cox appears to win school board seat despite conceding; Hightower, Byrd-Clark also leading on election night

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Election night results for a trio of seats on the Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education were all tight Tuesday ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

School board meets to discuss superintendent applications

Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education on Monday began deliberations on hiring a new superintendent. The virtual meeting was almost ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Kannapolis elementary students back in class five days

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS – When the majority of students at Jackson Park Elementary School on Monday stepped inside the building for the first ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Hightower tops all school board candidates in money raised, spent; Sanborn close behind

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The campaign of Brian Hightower, the former East Rowan High School head baseball coach vying for the East area ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Weather caused some students to learn from home all week

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Some Rowan County students were not at schools at all this week due to adverse weather and ensuing power ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Optimism grows for new charter school in Faith

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com FAITH — Days after the Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education voted to close the town’s elementary school, would be founders of ... Read more

1 month ago by Carl Blankenship.

My Turn, Carol Spalding: Rowan-Cabarrus poised to train, educate workforce

By Carol Spalding The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted life as we know it. In addition to endangering our health and safety, this crisis has transformed ... Read more

1 month ago by Post Education.

Education briefs: Wallace and Graham announces scholarships for high school seniors

SALISBURY — Rowan County law firm Wallace and Graham, through its giving initiative,  will be awarding a total of $15,000 in scholarships to six county high ... Read more

1 month ago by Post Education.

Shoutouts

Essie Mae Kiser Foxx honor roll Kindergarten: Leah Nunez, Kyleigh Daniels-Woodruff, James Woodberry, Armon Cato-Howell. First Grade: Tysheim Johnson, Jaiden Merrill, Ja’Michael Suggs-Harris Amia Walker. ... Read more

1 month ago by Post Education.

At Horizons Unlimited, Mary Meyer explores passion for animals

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – Mary Meyer’s sights were set on working with lions when she started on the road toward getting her bachelor’s ... Read more

1 month ago by Carl Blankenship.

RCCC selects new student ambassadors

SALISBURY — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has named five outstanding students as official Ambassadors for the 2020-2021 term. The student leaders were recognized and welcomed by ... Read more

1 month ago by Post Education.

Livingstone paints mural to remind students to vote

SALISBURY — Livingstone College makes the civic duty of voting a core part of its student experience, and it put that message in paint this ... Read more

1 month ago by Carl Blankenship.

School district transfers Woodleaf Elementary to county, talks Faith property

SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools declared the former Woodleaf Elementary School property surplus more than a year ago, and the county had first right of refusal, ... Read more

1 month ago by Carl Blankenship.

Faith, Enochville elementary schools will close at end of school year

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — After delays due to COVID-19 and previous closure talks running into community opposition, the Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education ... Read more

1 month ago by Carl Blankenship.

School board set to vote on Faith, Enochville closures Monday

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools administration on Monday will recommend the Board of Education move to close Faith and Enochville Elementary schools, ... Read more

1 month ago by Carl Blankenship.

Friends of Rowan Public Library to hold annual book sale

The Friends of Rowan Public Library’s annual book sale will be held Nov. 14-15 at its Second Saturday Bookshop, located in West End Plaza at ... Read more

1 month ago by Staff Report.

Science, religion collide for annual Hood Theological Seminary fall conference

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – Returning for a second year with some pandemic-induced changes, Hood Theological Seminary on Friday took on the intersection of ... Read more

1 month ago by Carl Blankenship.

North Hills seniors are leaving their marks

SALISBURY – In a year where things are a bit different, North Hills Christian School high school seniors are leaving their marks. A few months ... Read more

1 month ago by Post Education.

Education briefs: New director named at seminary’s Congregational Faith and Learning Center

SALISBURY – Vincent Howell has been appointed director of the Congregational Faith and Learning Center Hood Theological Seminary. The goal of the center is to ... Read more

1 month ago by Post Education.

Rowan County Early College enrollment opens for 2021-2022 school year

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan-County Early College is an opportunity for a handful of Rowan County students to accelerate their studies and get ... Read more

1 month ago by Carl Blankenship.

One speaks, two write to oppose Enochville Elementary closure

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — There were two written comments and one person who spoke directly to the Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education during ... Read more

1 month ago by Carl Blankenship.

None speak against closure during hearing to shutter Faith Elementary

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — No one from the public spoke during a public hearing on the closure of Faith Elementary School on Monday ... Read more

1 month ago by Carl Blankenship.

Faith, Enochville closure hearings to be held Monday, Tuesday

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Locals will have another turn to make their thoughts known on the potential closure of Faith and Enochville elementary ... Read more

1 month ago by Carl Blankenship.

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