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RSS school board to receive update on pay study

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education will receive an update on the results of a pay study commissioned for ... Read more

1 day ago by Carl Blankenship.

Catawba College’s first choral concert is Oct.3

SALISBURY – Catawba College’s Shuford School of the Performing Arts will present the Catawba Singers at 4 p.m. on Oct. 3. The concert will be ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Lifestyles.

East Rowan culinary students feed staff who helped build new classroom

GRANITE QUARRY — When East Rowan High School closed for summer break in June, classroom 604 was a Cold War relic, but it transformed into ... Read more

4 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Education briefs: Schultz selected to NCDPI’s Teacher Leadership Council

SALISBURY — Knox Middle School teacher and 2020-2021 Rowan-Salisbury Schools Teacher of the Year Sally Schultz was recently named to the new North Carolina Department ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Education.

Catawba to induct six into Blue Masque Hall of Fame

SALISBURY– Six artists will be inducted into the Blue Masque Hall of Fame by Catawba College’s Theatre Department on October 29 at 7:30 p.m. Two ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Education.

Cavs After Hours: A new tutoring space at North Rowan

SPENCER — North Rowan High School’s Cavs After Hours has a new home. The school unveiled a new space dedicated to the after-school tutoring program ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Education.

Shoutouts

Shive Elementary Good Citizens Shive Elementary has recognized the following students for being September good core value citizen for the character trait of being good ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Education.

17 rackets donated to Erwin Middle School tennis teams

Staff report SALISBURY — The Erwin Middle School boys and girls tennis teams received rackets from Yonex as part of the company’s celebration of  75 ... Read more

5 days ago by Post Sports.

State Employees Credit Union commits $1.5 million to new Partners in Learning center

SALISBURY — With an assist from State Employees Credit Union, Partners in Learning on Monday took another major step toward funding its new center. The ... Read more

6 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

RSS says federal money won’t be long-term solution for staff pay

SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools has received an unprecedented amount of federal money in the past year, but the funding will only go so far to ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

Livingstone College passes goal for UNCF kickoff

SALISBURY — Livingstone College launched its annual United Negro College Fund campaign to a good start on Friday with a concert and fundraising ahead of ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

North Rowan High student creates artwork for Community Care Clinic

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A North Rowan High School student gifted the Community Care Clinic a commissioned artwork she created as part of ... Read more

1 week ago by Natalie Anderson.

RSS superintendent talks to Chamber of Commerce about renewal, state of public education

SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools Superintendent Tony Watlington on Thursday was the featured speaker during the kickoff of this year’s Rowan County Chamber of Commerce’s Power ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

Education Briefs: Catawba announces professional certifications

SALISBURY — Catawba College is offering online professional certifications as a cost-effective and convenient avenue for people to further their careers.  Catawba Online has partnered ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

Local colleges finds spots on latest U.S. News and World Report rankings

SALISBURY — U.S. News and World Report this week released its closely watched college rankings. Catawba College and Livingstone College are both featured on the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

RCCC honors employees as ‘COVID-19 Heroes’

SALISBURY – Rowan-Cabarrus Community College honored its “COVID-19 Heroes” at a recent employee convocation at Atrium Health Ballpark, thanking faculty and staff members for their ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

Livingstone golf coach, three others honored as ‘Living Legends’

SALISBURY – Two former professional football players and a community activist have been named “Living Legends” by Livingstone College. Romus Jefferies, a former Buffalo Bills ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

RSS school board approves $207.6 million initial budget, discusses federal aid

SALISBURY — The Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education on Monday approved an initial budget resolution to administer $207.6 million in anticipated revenues from state and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

RSS school board interviews Marsh, Billings for vacant seat

SALISBURY — Two candidates have been interviewed to fill the vacancy on the Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education. The board spoke to two candidates during ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

After mask mandate, RSS COVID-19 numbers improve dramatically

SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools’ COVID-19 quarantines and infections have declined sharply after previous record-setting numbers. On Friday, the district recorded 106 student infections and 1,178 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Rowan-Salisbury Schools gets back to work creating K-8 facility

SALISBURY — After being on hold for more than a year because of frozen funding, Rowan-Salisbury Schools has resumed work on a combined K-8 facility ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

RSS to talk resuming Knox-Overton K-8 project

SALISBURY — A memo to the Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education and included with Monday’s agenda says funding to build a new K-8 school is ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

More valuable than ever during pandemic, RSS celebrates its substitute teachers

SALISBURY — This week, Rowan-Salisbury Schools is celebrating its substitute teachers, who have been particularly valuable during a pandemic that’s brought more absences than usual ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

RSS in talks about using federal relief money to provide faculty stipends

SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools is looking for ways to use federal relief funding to offset the extra work being taken on by its teachers. With ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Salisbury Academy third graders learn sign language basics to communicate in class

SALISBURY — If you step into a third grade class at Salisbury Academy, you may see silent communication mixed in with all the noise. The ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Smart bus pilot program may expand beyond Mount Airy

By Caroline Parker EdNC.org The Mount Airy City Schools District was selected last year to participate in a Smart School Bus Safety Pilot Program and $115,000 ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Education.

$10 million in additional support approved for state school nutrition programs

RALEIGH — The State Board of Education has approved the allocation of $10 million in federal COVID-19 relief funding to help local school nutrition operations ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Education.

Shoutouts: Adrianna Sanchez gets NC State University scholarship

Adrianna Jordan Sanchez of Salisbury, a 2021 graduate of West Rowan High School, was recently named as the recipient of the North Carolina State University ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Education.

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