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Fifth-graders defend U.S. Constitution for class project

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – Out of the 10 amendments in the Bill of Rights, which two would you cut? A group of fifth ... Read more

50 mins ago by Carl Blankenship.

Psychologist visits Salisbury Academy to discuss ways of coping with childhood anxiety

SALISBURY – According to the Centers for Disease Control, childhood anxiety and depression are on the rise, with an estimated 7.1% of children from ages ... Read more

51 mins ago by Carl Blankenship.

Student turns fundraiser into way to do something for people in need

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SPENCER – Fundraisers and schools go hand-in-hand: field trips, raising money for parent-teacher organizations, clubs, athletics and arts programs.  Most students ... Read more

1 day ago by Carl Blankenship.

Education briefs: Communities In Schools accepting scholarship applications

Communities In Schools of Rowan County will accept scholarship applications through April 1.  The scholarship will be awarded to a student graduating from a Rowan-Salisbury School ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Education.

Shoutouts

Collegiate Honors Katie Bullock, of Salisbury, was named to the Dean’s List at Furman University. Maxwell Fisher, of Salisbury, was named to the Dean’s List ... Read more

1 day ago by Post Education.

Morgan Elementary, China Grove Middle outline renewal plans

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – Morgan Elementary School Principal Derek DiStefano says the school provides students with a personalized learning opportunity to allow them ... Read more

1 day ago by Carl Blankenship.

Photos: Mt. Ulla students visit county commissioners

Students from Mount Ulla Elementary School visited the Rowan County Administration Building on Tuesday. While there, they elected five county commissioners, picked a county manager ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Report.

Lawsuit alleges discrimination by former RSS Exceptional Children Department heads

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – A lawsuit filed Dec. 30 alleges racial discrimination by former Rowan-Salisbury Schools Exceptional Children Director Candace Lindstrom and former ... Read more

2 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

‘Come together in harmony’ Isenberg Elementary celebrates black history with program

SALISBURY – Isenberg Elementary School’s annual Black History Month celebration is something to be proud of, Principal Marvin Moore said. “I like to see when ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Pedal Factory now provides cycling safety education

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – The Pedal Factory is a means for anyone in the community to get a bicycle if they work for ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

RSS keeps valedictorian and salutatorian titles after tie vote

SALISBURY – Valedictorian and salutatorian honors will be sticking around at Rowan-Salisbury high schools for the foreseeable future after a tie vote at Monday’s school ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

School board to look at more renewal plans, valedictorian and salutatorian honors

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A pair of school renewal plans will be viewed for approval by the Rowan-Salisbury School Board on Monday. Each ... Read more

5 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

No bond, no building: Supporters say RCCC programs would stagnate without bond issue

SALISBURY — The bond issue on March’s ballot to support Rowan-Cabarrus Community College would go a long way toward updating some of school’s most important ... Read more

5 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

RSVP to attend Hood Theological Seminary symposium in March

All Hood Alumni and Friends Symposium to Take Place March 12-13, 2020 The Fifth Annual All Hood Alumni and Friends Symposium will take place March ... Read more

6 days ago by Post Lifestyles.

Civil Rights leader visits Salisbury High, speaks to students

Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – Rev. Jesse Douglas has pale skin, blonde hair and blue eyes, but he is not white. Douglas has albinism. He ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

Blackbeard exhibit comes ashore at N.C. Transportation Museum

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SPENCER – The infamous pirate Blackbeard was beheaded in North Carolina waters more than 300 years ago. It was not until ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

Rowan-Salisbury Schools closed Friday

SALISBURY – Rowan-Salisbury Schools on Thursday night announced schools would be closed Friday due to concerns about precipitation and temperatures dropping below freezing overnight potentially ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Education.

Schools closing 2 hours early

Rowan Salisbury Schools  will be dismissing 2 hours early today, Feb 20, 2020. Lunches will be provided. And again, all after-school activities are canceled. Staff ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Fifth-graders get to enjoy state symphony during Catawba performance

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – On Wednesday every fifth-grader in Rowan-Salisbury Schools got to see one of the state’s elite orchestras. The annual education ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

Educators say parents should start thinking about pre-K now for 2020-2021

SALISBURY – Parents need to start thinking about getting their children into pre-K now, says Rowan-Salisbury Schools Director of Early Learning Kelly Street. And while ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

Local artist speaks to high school students about his life and art

SPENCER – North Rowan High School art and drama students had the chance to sit down with local artist Jae Wheeler on Feb. 11 in the ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Education.

Education briefs: RCCC appoints new HR, governance leaders

SALISBURY – The Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Board of Trustees recently appointed two chief officers to the College’s executive leadership team. Nekita Eubanks has been appointed ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Education.

Shoutouts

Mary Frances McCullough, of Salisbury, was named to the Dean’s List at Appalachian State University. Corbin James Moss, of Salisbury, was named to the Dean’s ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Education.

North Rowan Elementary celebrates national and local leaders in Black History Month Gala

SPENCER – North Rowan Elementary School students highlighted some of the most important moments from history and locals at its fourth-annual Black History Month Gala. ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

Faith charter school project moves closer to reality

FAITH – Discussions about starting a community charter school here started when the elementary school in town and Enochville Elementary had their names pulled last ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

Bank of America presents $500,000 to Livingstone in honor of Battle

SALISBURY – Each year, Livingstone College Founder’s Day program memorializes its founder, Dr. Joseph Charles Price. But this year’s event also marked the celebration of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

Messinger family endows professorship at Hood Theological Seminary

Dyke Messinger, a board member at Hood Theological Seminary (HTS), and his wife, Deborah H. Messinger, have provided the seminary with a donation of $500,000 ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

Hanford-Dole Elementary class sends off local Marine

SALISBURY — A second grade class at Hanford-Dole Elementary on Thursday visited with and officially “sent off” a student’s brother, Pvt. Caleb Williams, who just ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

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