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Livingstone secures second $500,000 grant for its historic Andrew Carnegie Library

SALISBURY – Livingstone College has been awarded a total $1 million to rehabilitate the historic Andrew Carnegie Library, including a recent second grant of $500,000. ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Education.

Shoutouts

Abigail Robinette, of Salisbury, was named to the Dean’s List at Belmont University. Sierra Davis, of Salisbury, was named to the President’s list at the ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Education.

Catawba College plans for students to return to campus in August

SALISBURY – Catawba College announced plans Tuesday to bring students back to campus for the fall semester in mid-August, with the end of in-person classes ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Education.

Daughters of the American Revolution names Good Citizens

SALISBURY — The Elizabeth Maxwell Steele Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution has presented the 2019-2020 Good Citizen Award ... Read more

3 days ago by Post Education.

RSS summer camps are coming back in virtual format

SALISBURY – With summer approaching and the school year’s end coming on an odd note,  Rowan-Salisbury Schools’ Horizons Unlimited is bringing back its annual summer camps ... Read more

3 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Rowan-Salisbury Schools considering premium pay for more workers

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – Technology, custodial and maintenance workers with Rowan-Salisbury Schools could become the next group of workers for the district to ... Read more

7 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

Two asterisks: Looking back at renewal status of RSS in pandemic year

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – This year was set to be an important one for Rowan-Salisbury Schools: the first year in which its renewal ... Read more

7 days ago by Carl Blankenship.

High schools release specific details on drive-thru graduations

SALISBURY – Graduations at county schools were originally scheduled for May 22, but restrictions put in place to combat the spread of COVID-19 has resulted ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Education.

Moody tells national educators webinar that ‘students are not test scores’

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – Lynn Moody participated in a webinar with national education leaders on Thursday. The event, titled “A New Way Forward: ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

RSS could receive $4 million in COVID-19-related funding

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY – Rowan-Salisbury Schools could receive $4 million to help the district get back on its feet in the wake of ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

Education briefs: Livingstone awarded $500,000 grant to preserve historic Monroe Street School

SALISBURY – Livingstone College has been awarded a $500,000 grant to preserve its historic Monroe Street School property. The award, announced and administered by the ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Education.

K-8 private schools celebrate graduating eighth-graders

SALISBURY – Sacred Heart Catholic School and Salisbury Academy have both sent off their latest classes of students to high school. The schools are K-8, ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Education.

Salute to service: McLaughlin’s rolls, serving fresh cuts of meat to locals

By Carl Blankenship carl.blankenship@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — McLaughlin’s Grocery is a landmark. The small store has been serving up fresh cuts of meat and general goods ... Read more

1 week ago by Carl Blankenship.

Shoutouts

These students were named to the Dean’s List at Mars Hill University: Hannah Rose Shoaf, of Salisbury Sadie B. Taylor, of Kannapolis Brittany Michelle Duncan, ... Read more

1 week ago by Post Education.

Rowan-Salisbury Schools announces initial graduation details

SALISBURY —Rowan-Salisbury Schools says its high schools will have a drive-thru graduation in June and more traditional in-person ceremonies in October. The school system announced ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

Photos: Crowds gather for West Rowan High’s drive-by celebration for seniors

Large crowds of people gathered Friday evening on the roadsides near West Rowan High School to honor this year’s graduating class. Attendees parked on the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Report.

2020 North Rowan High School All-County Scholars

Kayla Swicegood Parents: Amanda Fox Elementary school: Kindergarten through fourth grade, I attended Isenberg Elementary. In fifth grade, I attended North Rowan Elementary. Middle school: ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

2020 Rowan County Early College All-County Scholar

Parents: Walter and Sonya Hausermann Elementary school: Rachel Patterson Elementary in Atmore, Ala. Middle school: Escambia County Middle School in Atmore, Ala., then Knox Middle ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

2020 Salisbury High School All-County Scholars

Anna Grace Woolly Parents: Krista and Rhodes Woolly Elementary school: John Kerr Elementary School in Winchester, Va. and Overton Elementary School. Middle school: Knox Middle ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

2020 South Rowan High School All-County Scholars

Kira Noel Rymer Parents: Rodney and Donna Rymer Elementary school: Bostian Elementary School Middle school: China Grove Middle School College: Columbia International University majoring in ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

2020 West Rowan High School All-County Scholars

Skylar Loraine Jahnke Parents: Tina and Greg Jahnke Elementary school: Woodleaf Elementary Middle school: West Rowan Middle College: Attending UNC-Chapel Hill to double major in ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

2020 Jesse Carson High School All-County Schoolars

Parker McGuire Parents: Jennifer and Michael McGuire Elementary school: Knollwood Middle school: Southeast College: UNC-Charlotte to major in nursing Career goal: Nurse practitioner Lettering sports: Varsity ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

2020 East Rowan High School All-County Scholars

Sarah Margaret Dyer Parents: Kerry and Heather Dyer Elementary school: Granite Quarry Elementary School Middle school: Erwin Middle School College: I plan to attend the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

2020 North Hills Christian School All-County Scholar

Tyler Jamison Hunt Parents: Bradley Jason and Jodi Lynn Hunt Previous schools: First Assembly Christian School and Franklin Heights for elementary and middle school. College: ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

Up to $4.5 million in CARES Act funding coming to local schools

SALISBURY – North Carolina is creating a plan to distribute its $396 million in CARES Act funding to K-12 schools, and Rowan-Salisbury Schools Chief Financial ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Graduating in an uncertain world

COVID-19 has created the greatest level of uncertainty, on a global scale, since World War II, and this is a tough time to be hitting ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Post Education.

UNC, NC State to resume in-person classes on Aug. 10

By Sarah Blake Morgan and Jonathan Drew Associated Press CONCORD — Two of North Carolina’s largest public universities announced plans Thursday for a condensed fall ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

UNC scientist: Vitamin D deficiency could increase susceptibility to COVID-19

KANNAPOLIS — Getting enough vitamin D could help people avoid contracting COVID-19 and other respiratory infections, according to a review article by a scientist at ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

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