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RSS superintendent hiring process continues

SALISBURY — The Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education met in closed session for a called meeting at an unusual venue on Tuesday: the Gateway Center. ... Read more

2 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Catawba, Livingstone not bringing students back until after the holidays

SALISBURY — Catawba College and Livingstone College are sending students home until late January and early February, respectively, as part of their plans to reduce the ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

‘Just because’: Partners in Learning surprises staff with $15,000 in bonuses, turkeys

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Local early education agency Partners in Learning surprised all of its employees with a bonus and a turkey delivered ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

RCCC offering solutions for students wanting to jumpstart their college education

SALISBURY – As many new and returning college students wrestle with decisions about higher education, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College abounds with opportunities for students whose goal ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Education.

PetSmart donation to Essie Mae Kiser Foxx

First grade teacher Sally Hinson believes in the leadership, promise and vision of Essie Mae Kiser Foxx Charter School.  She communicated to PetSmart of Kannapolis ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Education.

Shoutouts: North Hills Christian School announces homecoming king and queen

North Hills Christian School hosted homecoming festivities on the soccer field Friday evening. During the event, Liam Ogg and Caroline Nance were crowned homecoming king ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Education.

RSS planning drive-thru send-off for superintendent

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools is planning to send off Superintendent Lynn Moody in style. The pandemic meant the district can not ... Read more

5 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

‘Life of the school’: Livingstone College remembers student who died from COVID-19

SALISBURY — Jamesha Waddell had a smile you couldn’t miss. More often than not, she was smiling, even if she was just walking to class. ... Read more

1 week ago by Josh Bergeron.

Livingstone College keeps elementary students moving with $1,000 donation

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Students at Overton Elementary on Thursday were spaced out in front of the school, maintaining social distance the only ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

Livingstone College student dies from COVID-19 complications, school says

SALISBURY — Livingstone College on Thursday night said a 23-year-old senior died earlier in the day because of COVID-19 complications. Jamesha Waddell left campus on ... Read more

1 week ago by Josh Bergeron.

Actor Brandon Micheal Hall talks to students, faculty at Livingstone College

Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Brandon Micheal Hall gave a special address to Livingstone Students earlier this month as part of the college’s virtual convocation, ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

Local Realtors association donates to RSS summer meal program

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Mike Davis loves a lot of things about his job, but a highlight is driving the Yum Yum Bus. ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

Shoutouts

Salisbury High School Salisbury High School A Honor Roll: Lauryn Brooke Alexander, Margaret O’Hanion Alexander, Aryaunna Teresa Armstrong, Clara Linda Brown, Meredith Grace Burton, Caroline ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Education.

Education briefs: School supply drive continues through Dec. 16

  RALEIGH – This week, Governor Roy Cooper kicks off the 4th Annual Governor’s School Supply Drive. Like so many annual events, public health precautions have ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Education.

Livingstone College, state government launch program to address food insecurity

SALISBURY — North Carolina communities hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic will have access to $5 million in grants to help address food insecurity needs, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

Henderson faculty speak out against alternative school’s closure

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Despite serving fewer than 50 students, Henderson Independent School’s proposed closure public hearing featured more speakers than recent hearings ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Moody advises school board to ‘stay the course’ on plan B

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Superintendent Lynn Moody says she’s concerned about future planning around COVID-19 that could bring students into classrooms more days ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

NC State requiring COVID-19 test before return to campus

RALEIGH (AP) — Students, faculty and staff at North Carolina State University will be required to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test before returning ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Henderson public hearing, consolidation update on agenda for school board

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education will forge ahead with consolidation plans on Monday. The board will host a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Accountants, former management company to blame for incomplete audits, says charter school’s chairwoman

Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER – Essie Mae Kiser Charter School chairwoman Tina Foxx Wallace is laying blame on incomplete audits on the accountant with ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Education briefs

RSS to host virtual career webinars SALISBURY – Connecting students to business and industry is a natural proponent of hands-on learning that is face-to-face, generally ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

KCS using platform that allows people to directly support students

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS – Kannapolis City Schools is using a new tool aimed at supporting local students in need It could be anything ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Koontz mascot named “Lizzie” in honor of school’s namesake

Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Elizabeth Duncan Koontz was a local icon. The Salisbury native was a national leader in civil and women’s rights as ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

State’s charter advisory board votes to revoke Essie Mae charter

RALEIGH — The state’s Charter School Advisory Board on Tuesday unanimously voted to revoke Essie Mae Kiser Foxx Charter School’s charter. The decision will now ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Kannapolis City Schools nurse named No. 1 in the state

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS – For most of her 27-year career, Abraya Johnson has not been a school nurse. She dipped her toe into ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Kannapolis City Schools wraps up first week of plan A for elementary schools

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS – Kannapolis City Schools sent most of its elementary students to school four days this week with few hiccups. KCS ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Local schools, colleges keep COVID-19 cases low

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — No clusters of COVID-19 infections have surfaced in local public schools per state data released on Tuesday. Both Rowan-Salisbury ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Susan Cox says she’ll serve temporarily on Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Susan Cox says she plans to be sworn in and continue to serve on the Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

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