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RSS needs 25,000 bags a day for meals delivered

SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools is delivering about 25,000 meals a day during school closure at no cost to students, but that number has created one ... Read more

14 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

COVID-19 to dominate agenda of Monday school board meeting

SALISBURY — All but two items on the Rowan-Salisbury School Board agenda Monday will be related to the impact of COVID-19 and the district’s operations ... Read more

14 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

Kannapolis City Schools makes face shield holders for medical staff

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS – Nationwide shortages of important medical supplies has local groups stepping up with homemade solutions or donations, including Kannapolis City ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Teachers keeping spirits up while connecting with students during closure

SALISBURY — School facilities have been closed for nearly two weeks as teachers and students continue on with education despite no in-person classes being held. ... Read more

4 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Livingstone culinary graduate makes first TV appearance

SALISBURY – If it wasn’t for the white chef jacket, his skills in the kitchen would be unassuming. Jordan Walker portrayed a typical student while ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Education.

Education Briefs

Catawba College plans free college credit course for Rowan Latina High School juniors SALISBURY – Catawba College has scheduled its second year of the Unanue ... Read more

4 days ago by Post Education.

Teachers will be able to renew certifications during closure

SALISBURY – Proms and graduations are likely to be affected by ongoing, mandated school closures, and teacher certifications may change slightly, too. Teachers who need ... Read more

5 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

RCCC webinar offers small businesses Covid-19 advice

SALISBURY – To assist small businesses suffering due to COVID-19 coronavirus restrictions, the Rowan-Cabarrus Small Business Center is joining other centers across the state to ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

RSS promises seniors will have a graduation ceremony

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Gov. Roy Cooper’s announcement that schools will remain closed until May 15 came one day after a number of ... Read more

6 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Rowan-Salisbury Schools reflects on first week as it looks ahead to continued closure

SALISBURY – Local kids have been home this week after a minimum, mandated two-week closure, and keeping them learning and fed during that period has ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

County declares state of emergency, sees second positive case of coronavirus

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan County officials on Friday declared a state of emergency, joining dozens of counties across the state, and announced ... Read more

1 week ago by Natalie Anderson.

RSS was prepared for employees to work before first Monday after closure

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – Messaging from Raleigh has changed, but Rowan-Salisbury Schools has stuck to a plan it crafted hours after Gov. Roy ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

RCCC to close facility to all in-person classes, except basic law enforcement training

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – Beginning Friday, all face-to-face courses Rowan-Cabarrus Community College cannot offer exclusively online will be suspended in response to the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Rowan County Students honored by DAR

MT. ULLA – Three Rowan County students were honored by the John Knox Chapter of theDaughters of the American Revolution as DAR Good Citizens of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

From the Mind of Mom: It takes a village during closures

I’d like to pretend that the realization hit me immediately. It was the Thursday before our last scheduled teacher workday – Friday the 13th. I ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Andie Foley.

About 99.4% of Rowan-Salisbury students have a device during closure

SALISBURY — Almost every student in Rowan-Salisbury Schools was able to pick up their assigned device or be issued one amid the statewide closure of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Shoutouts

The following individuals were recognized at Overton Elementary School in the month of March as First Class Scholars for demonstrating the trait of Kindness: Kindergarten: ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

Plant a Seed Day Celebration gets youngsters involved

By Susan Shinn Turner Smart Start Rowan Springtime is the time we plant flowers, along with seeds that turn into good things to eat. Children ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

15,000 meals delivered on first day of school bus distribution effort

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – Knox Middle School Principal Michael Courtwright gave a similar briefing to the school’s nutrition and driving staff that was ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Commissioners approve school system’s Apple renewal, radio system upgrades

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — In a busy meeting on Monday, Rowan County commissioners approved a request from Rowan-Salisbury Schools to renew a technology ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

RSS board receives updates about district’s coronavirus plans

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – As the district was preparing students for learning during a state-mandated closure, the Rowan-Salisbury School Board met Monday afternoon ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Rowan-Salisbury Schools prepares students for learning at home during coronavirus closure

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – Cars filtered into the parking lot at Overton Elementary School slowly on Monday as faculty and staff passed bags ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Kannapolis City Schools will have meal pickup, delivery for students during closure

KANNAPOLIS — There will be five pickup sites for and mobile delivery of student meals in the city while schools are closed for two weeks. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Rowan-Salisbury Schools will provide work for students, deliver meals during closure

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – “Somebody help me here,” said Rowan-Salisbury Schools Superintendent Lynn Moody as she looked around at a room of other ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Schedule for item pickup for Rowan-Salisbury Schools

Monday is a teacher workday for Rowan-Salisbury Schools to prepare for a minimum two-week closure in response to the coronavirus outbreak. During the two-week closure, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Rowan-Cabarrus moves classes online after outbreak

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has decided to move classes online according to an announcement released on Saturday morning. RCCC joined ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Livingstone transitioning students to online classes in wake of coronavirus outbreak

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Livingstone College has opted to move to “distance learning,” according to an announcement on Friday evening. Livingstone’s announcement said ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Gov. Roy Cooper orders two-week closure of all K-12 schools; RSS will have workday Monday

SALISBURY — Gov. Roy Cooper said in a news conference Saturday afternoon he will issue an executive order mandating the closure of all K-12 schools ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

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