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RSS administration will recommend selling Faith Elementary property to charter school

SALISBURY — Local school administrators on Monday will recommend the sale of the Faith Elementary School property to Faith Academy Charter School. The property would ... Read more

6 hours ago by Carl Blankenship.

Fun every day: Fifth anniversary for Yadkin Path Montessori School

By Susan Shinn Turner For the Salisbury Post When Dean Hamilton and Myra Tannehill’s son arrived eight years ago, Myra began thinking almost immediately about ... Read more

6 hours ago by Post Lifestyles.

Duke University to require COVID vaccinations for fall term

DURHAM (AP) — Duke University will require all new and returning students to present proof of vaccination to student health officials before they can enroll ... Read more

1 day ago by News Service Report.

Cooper OKs bill offering K-12 students summer school option

By BRYAN ANDERSON Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper signed three education bills on Friday to help address learning ... Read more

1 day ago by News Service Report.

Middle, high school students head back to classes full time

SALISBURY – For the first time in more than a year, all in-person Rowan-Salisbury Schools students walked into classrooms on Thursday morning. With the exception ... Read more

2 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Local nursing students maneuver through hurdles during pandemic

SALISBURY – Health care is a difficult field in a good year, and caring for patients during a pandemic has not made things easier. At ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Shoutouts

Millbridge Elementary Third Quarter Honor Roll A Honor Roll: Third grade: Maggie Baker, Troy Krieg, Bryce Mattern, Cooper Miller, Ava Nail, Ali Robbins, Kelsey Sloop, Allison Ferguson, ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Education.

Education briefs: Simms-Maddox to speak at Livingstone’s virtual Women in History program

SALISBURY — Livingstone College celebrates women in history with a virtual program Saturday featuring author M.J. Simms-Maddox. The Livingstone College Katharine W. Osborne Women in ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Education.

Publicly funded NC Pre-K seats available now

SALISBURY — Families can sign up for free, publicly funded pre-kindergarten in the county right now. N.C. Pre-K, a state-funded program that provides free early ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Local colleges expecting normal enrollment after pandemic decline

SALISBURY — Higher education enrollment declined nationally in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, but things are looking up for local colleges. The latest data ... Read more

4 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Faith Academy raised offer because of interest in elementary property

FAITH — Faith Academy looked to its financial institution to secure more funding to bid on the Faith Elementary property after other interest emerged. Board ... Read more

5 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Salisbury Academy auction moves online this year, benefits Meals on Wheels

SALISBURY — Salisbury Academy has been fundraising via an annual auction for 12 years, and this year’s auction will keep the tradition online. This will ... Read more

5 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Catawba mints new partnership with esports recruiting firm

SALISBURY — There is a new opportunity for prospective students to take their passion for competitive gaming into a college education. Stay Plugged IN, an ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

Summer school, reading improvement bills headed to Cooper for signature

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — The North Carolina General Assembly finalized on Thursday a pair of public education measures designed to get ... Read more

1 week ago by News Service Report.

Rowan-Salisbury Schools says seniors will have in-person graduation May 29

SALISBURY – Rowan-Salisbury Schools will host in-person graduation ceremonies this year. The district’s six traditional high schools will host ceremonies in their football stadiums at ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

Shoutouts

West Rowan Elementary third quarter Honor Roll A Honor Roll: Fifth grade: Seth Atkinson, Adam Bigsby Swanson, Natalia Copeland, Nariah Ford, Aylianna Hepler, Ava Josey, ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Education.

RCCC receives donation for training equipment

SALISBURY – Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is now home to the “Skill Boss,” thanks to a $20,000 donation from the Palmer Foundation to purchase the state-of-the-art ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Education.

RSS nominates three for CTE Presidential Scholar award

SALISBURY – Rowan-Salisbury Schools has named three nominees for the national Career and Technical Education Presidential Scholar Award. The Presidential Scholars program was created in ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Education.

Education briefs: Salisbury native honored as 2021 New Century Workforce Scholar

John “Dylan” Whitley, a turfgrass management student at Central Piedmont Community College, has been named a 2021 New Century Workforce Scholar. The Salisbury native will ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Education.

Elementary students back together after more than a year

ROCKWELL — Monday marked another step toward normalcy when Rowan-Salisbury Schools elementary classrooms doubled their number of daily students. It was the first day without ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

School transportation will be ‘all hands on deck’ for plan A

SALISBURY — There will be a team effort to get kids to classrooms when middle and high school students are back in buildings more frequently ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Bostian Elementary class raises $1,300 for well in South Sudan

CHINA GROVE – A class at Bostian Elementary decided to do something good for people who live thousands of miles and an ocean away. Brooke ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

KCS and Cabarrus schools take FAFSA challenge

KANNAPOLIS — Kannapolis City Schools and Cabarrus County Schools have officially accepted North Carolina’s First in FAFSA Challenge to help send more local high school ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

Education briefs: Livingstone team advances to Sweet 16 playoffs in Honda Quiz Bowl competition

SALISBURY – Hundreds of study hours and intense preparation have paid off for a team of Livingstone College scholars, who have advanced to the Sweet ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

Salisbury-Rowan PFLAG to offer scholarships

SALISBURY – Salisbury-Rowan PFLAG will offer eight $1,000 scholarships to Rowan County students who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or as a straight ally, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

Local high schools planning modified in-person proms

SALISBURY — Local high schools are planning prom in-person amid a waning pandemic and after having to cancel the events last year The signature high ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

RSS middle, high school students will return to classrooms four days per week

SALISBURY – Every Rowan-Salisbury Schools student who hasn’t committed to virtual learning is headed back into classrooms four days per week. Elementary students were already ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

RSS administration will recommend plan A for middle, high school

SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools Superintendent Tony Watlington on Monday is set to recommend to the school board middle and high school students return to classrooms ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

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