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Rowan-Salisbury Schools board OKs pay increases for hourly employees

SALISBURY — The Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education unanimously approved an increase in compensation for all classified district ...

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$3.9 million in new money for RSS hourly employees on Thursday agenda

SALISBURY — The Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education is planning to consider broad pay increases for its classified ...

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Education briefs: South Rowan cadet receives award for heroism

SALISBURY — The South Rowan High School Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps conducted its annual awards and promotion ...

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Collegiate Honors Rachel Safrit, of Kannapolis, was named to the Dean’s List at the State University of New ...

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RCCC holds completion ceremony for S.O.A.R., ELL/ESL program participants

SALISBURY — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College recently held a completion ceremony for 11 students in its Skills, Opportunity, Awareness, ...

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West Rowan grad wins national masonry competition

SALISBURY — West Rowan’s masonry program is continuing its winning streak after West Rowan graduate Anderson Pruett took ...

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Faith Academy launches capital campaign, sets sights on new facility

SALISBURY — Faith Academy is looking to raise $2 million to help pay off its current debt and ...

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Local GOP hosts education panel at East Rowan

GRANITE QUARRY — Several Republicans from around the state came to Rowan County to talk about the future ...

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Retiring Livingstone president honored for decades of service

SALISBURY — After 16 years as president of Livingstone College and 38 years total in higher education, Dr. ...

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 STEM camps open at Pfeiffer

MISENHEIMER — STEM camps continue Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. at Pfeiffer University for rising kindergarten through ...

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RSS botches tax withholding on teacher supplements, summer contracts

SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools sent emails to staff Wednesday saying there are tax withholding errors on recent payments, ...

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RCCC program chair Amy Mahle named to national leadership post

SALISBURY — Amy Mahle, program chair of the Rowan-Cabarrus occupational therapy assistant program, has been elected to serve ...

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Essie Academy plans to start next school year in former bank, expand enrollment

SALISBURY — A local private school is moving just outside of downtown Salisbury as it prepares to start ...

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Summer meals roll back to pre-pandemic operations

SALISBURY — In 2020, school nutrition went for a ride. Rowan-Salisbury Schools delivered tens of thousands of meals ...

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Nehemiah Enrichment Academy is using small scale to make big changes

SALISBURY —  Classroom size is a common topic in education Whether they are on the administrative size and ...

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RCCC students capture accolades at SkillsUSA competition

SALISBURY — Seventeen students from Rowan Cabarrus Community College placed in the 2022 SkillsUSA North Carolina conference held ...

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Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 909 awards scholarships

The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 909 of Cabarrus County has awarded its Gregory Scheffer scholarships. Stephanie Lemmons ...

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Rowan Museum hosting history day camps

SALISBURY — Rowan Museum kicked off its history day camps this month with a dive into history at ...

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ShoutOuts

Collegiate Honors Julio Gonzalez Gonzalez, of Salisbury, graduated from Lehigh University with a bachelor of science degree in ...

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RCCC holds event in Kannapolis for Juneteenth

KANNAPOLIS —  Rowan-Cabarrus Community College observed Juneteenth with a special event Monday at the Dr. Carol S. Spalding ...

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Republicans holding focus on education gathering June 25

SALISBURY — On Saturday, June 25, from 10 a.m.-noon, the Rowan Republican Party is hosting a Focus on ...

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Rotary Club awards $68,000 in scholarships

SALISBURY — Each year the Salisbury Rotary Club provides scholarships to graduating seniors who are attending Rowan-Cabarrus Community ...

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Livingstone College makes Juneteenth a paid holiday for employees

Livingstone News Service SALISBURY — Livingstone College has officially incorporated Juneteenth into its academic calendar as a paid ...

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RSS summer enrichment ‘a second opportunity for students to shine’

SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools’ regular summer programs run through June 23, and the district is trying to make ...

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ShoutOuts

DAR Good Citizens The Elizabeth Maxwell Steele Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American ...

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Smart Start Rowan Summer Carnival

By Susan Shinn Turner For Smart Start Rowan SALISBURY — You could almost hear the sounds of the ...

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Education briefs: Gray Stone hosts summer STEM camps

MISENHEIMER — Gray Stone Day School recently hosted two summer STEM camps for rising sixth and seventh graders. ...

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RSS curriculum audit recommends dropping overlapping resources

SALISBURY — A new curriculum audit commissioned by Rowan-Salisbury Schools recommends the district drop some of its curriculum ...

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