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Science, religion collide for annual Hood Theological Seminary fall conference

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – Returning for a second year with some pandemic-induced changes, Hood Theological Seminary on Friday took on the intersection of ... Read more

2 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

North Hills seniors are leaving their marks

SALISBURY – In a year where things are a bit different, North Hills Christian School high school seniors are leaving their marks. A few months ... Read more

2 hours ago by Post Education.

Education briefs: New director named at seminary’s Congregational Faith and Learning Center

SALISBURY – Vincent Howell has been appointed director of the Congregational Faith and Learning Center Hood Theological Seminary. The goal of the center is to ... Read more

2 hours ago by Post Education.

Rowan County Early College enrollment opens for 2021-2022 school year

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan-County Early College is an opportunity for a handful of Rowan County students to accelerate their studies and get ... Read more

2 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

One speaks, two write to oppose Enochville Elementary closure

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — There were two written comments and one person who spoke directly to the Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education during ... Read more

1 day ago by Carl Blankenship.

None speak against closure during hearing to shutter Faith Elementary

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — No one from the public spoke during a public hearing on the closure of Faith Elementary School on Monday ... Read more

2 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Faith, Enochville closure hearings to be held Monday, Tuesday

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Locals will have another turn to make their thoughts known on the potential closure of Faith and Enochville elementary ... Read more

4 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

RSS students will eat free for the rest of the school year

Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — An extension has been granted through June on a federal waiver that allows Rowan-Salisbury Schools to feed all students for ... Read more

6 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Woodson Planetarium director named to Space Grant, NASA cohort

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Neil Pifer was born in 1974, shortly after the last crew landed on the moon in 1972. “At the ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

Shoutouts

Overton Elementary First Class Adventurers These Overton students were recognized for demonstrating creativity. Kindergarten: Ethan Walker, Malachi Williams-Mullis First Grade: Journie Harrington, Akeem McKnight, Isaiah ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Education.

Rowan-Salisbury Schools turns off still-uncollected devices

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Anyone with an old iPad or MacBook air issued by Rowan-Salisbury Schools may have noticed they stopped working on ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

$26 million grant will reward teachers, pay for renewal development

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools will receive $26.3 million over the next three years as part of what Superintendent Lynn Moody describes ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

One more approval left after Faith Academy clears charter advisory board

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com FAITH — Faith Academy, a would-be charter school, received approval from the N.C. Charter School Advisory Board on Tuesday. Academy officials ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

RSS athletic programs face financial shortfalls due to canceled, delayed seasons

Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Athletic programs at local middle and high schools are looking at expenses that far outstrip balances and typical fundraising abilities ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

Rowan-Salisbury Schools to stick with plan B until January

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education voted Monday to stick with its current schedule of operations for elementary students ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

School board agrees to hold public hearing on Henderson Independent closure

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Henderson Independent School is facing possible closure at the beginning of next school year, which would change the location ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

Election 2020: East area school board candidates talk issues in 2020 race

SALISBURY — Two newcomers are competing for the east area seat on the Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education. Former East Rowan High School head baseball coach ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

Election 2020: Salisbury area candidates differ on consolidation

SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools Board of Education incumbent Alisha Byrd-Clark and challenger Jonathan Barbee have different opinions on school consolidation. Byrd-Clark, who is running for ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

Election 2020: After incumbent concedes, Studer unopposed for the southeast area school board seat

SALISBURY — Jennifer Studer, a local nurse, will be on the ballot along with incumbent Susan Cox for the southeast area seat on the Rowan-Salisbury ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

School board to receive update on bringing elementary students back full time

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools Superintendent Lynn Moody will speak to the school board Monday on results of a survey about moving ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Rotary Club gives free shoes to every third grader in RSS

Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Getting a fresh pair of kicks is a good feeling, but some kids never get to experience the feeling of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

State-funded pre-K seats still open in Rowan County

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — There are about 50 seats still open for county kids whose families want to enroll them in the state-funded ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

UNC Asheville campus put on lockdown over threats

ASHEVILLE (AP) — The University of North Carolina at Asheville campus was placed on lockdown Friday after several offices received threats involving a Black Lives ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Will Gibson named Kannapolis Principal of the Year

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — When Will Gibson was awarded Kannapolis City Schools’ top honor for principals on Thursday, he said he thought it ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Shoutouts

Zachary Tatarka, of China Grove, graduated from Coastal Carolina University with a degree in recreation and sport management this summer. Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

Livingstone maintains low COVID-19 numbers; Catawba not under threat

Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Just two people have tested positive for COVID-19 at Livingstone College since faculty and students came back to campus in ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

ICFSH Fall Conference among upcoming Hood Theological Seminary events

The International Center for Faith, Science and History at Hood Theological Seminary presents its Fall Conference with a Virtual Webinar, “The Intersectionality of Science and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

China Grove Middle teacher, Shive Elementary principal named best in class

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools on Wednesday named China Grove Middle School teacher Makenna Pate its beginning teacher of the year and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

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