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Kannapolis City Schools students will be back in classes Tuesday

KANNAPOLIS — City schools system students will return to their classrooms for the first time next week since they went home from winter break in ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Rowan Mission Possible launched for children after school

The Lord put a vision before the Rev. Michael Mitchell Sr. from Liberty AME Zion Church in Cooleemee. Mitchell, along with the Rev. Andrew Davis ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Education.

Education briefs: $2 million Gift to Catawba College to be used for high-achieving, lower-income eligible students

SALISBURY — Catawba College has received an anonymous gift of $2 million to support first-year students entering Catawba for the fall 2021 semester. The scholarships ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Education.

Shoutouts

SHS honor student nominated for Congress of Future Medical Leaders SALISBURY – Damian Brandon, a 10th Grade Student at Salisbury High School is a Delegate ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Education.

Rowan-Salisbury Schools’ COVID-19 numbers continue decline

SALISBURY — COVID-19 numbers in Rowan-Salisbury Schools are continuing to improve after a peak about a month ago. On Monday, the district reported 23 active ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Appraisal needed before next steps in sale of Faith Elementary

SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools now has the ability to dispose of the Faith Elementary property, but the Board of Education is waiting on an appraisal ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

For local schools, substitute needs look different during pandemic

SALISBURY — When it comes to substitute teachers, Rowan-Salisbury Schools is bucking a trend. Across the country, public school districts report struggles finding enough substitute ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Livingstone College will begin second semester Monday with beefed-up testing protocols

SALISBURY – Livingstone College starts its second semester on Monday and doubled down on COVID-19 prevention. Everyone is being entrance tested for COVID-19 again. This ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

RSS moving ahead on $26.3 million federal grant

SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools is continuing administrative work leading up to implementing a $26.3 million federal grant to advance renewal programs and the Board of ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

State education board approves new social studies standards for K-12 students

RALEIGH (AP) — The Democratic majority of North Carolina’s Board of Education has voted to adopt new K-12 social studies standards that would have teachers ... Read more

4 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Livingstone students volunteer at Super Bowl

Livingstone News Service SALISBURY — Among the Buccaneers and the Chiefs this weekend in Tampa Bay are a pair of Blue Bears. Livingstone seniors Kyle ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Post Sports.

Eight cases reported at Salisbury High School this week, no clusters

SALISBURY – Eight new COVID-19 infections have been reported at Salisbury High School, including five staff and three students, since Sunday. The Rowan County Health ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

RSS hosts virtual Groundhog Job Shadow Day

SALISBURY — February is Career and Technical Education Month, and on Wednesday a dozen students got to “shadow” local professionals. This was Rowan-Salisbury Schools’ fifth ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Education briefs: Treasure Feamster Scholarship available

The Interdenominational Ministers Fellowship scholarship committee is accepting applications for the 2021 Treasure Feamster Scholarship through April 9. The scholarships are available for high school ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Post Education.

Sacred Heart celebrates during Catholic Schools Week

SALISBURY – This week, Sacred Heart Catholic School has been celebrating everything. Catholic Schools Week is a tradition for denomination-affiliated schools across the country, and ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Jamie Bruckmann: A teacher and coach remembered

Jamie Bruckmann, a math teacher and tennis coach at A.L. Brown died from heart failure at age 46 on Oct. 19, 2020 Story by Zach ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Post Sports.

Shoutouts

Shive Elementary School Perfect Attendance Kindergarten: Adalynn Belk, Leland Efird, Tyreek Jernigan, Raylan Bowman, Mikaela Fizza, Kylie Cooper, Cameron Gillis, Wiles Austin, Helena Dunn, Ezra ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Post Education.

Local superintendents react to Gov. Cooper encouraging in-person instruction

SALISBURY — While Gov. Roy Cooper on Tuesday urged districts to bring students back to the classroom, Rowan-Salisbury Schools Superintendent Tony Watlington says RSS students ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Catawba College sees expected spike in positive cases after students return

SALISBURY — Catawba College reported a jump in COVID-19 cases upon beginning classes this semester, but the campus is still in the clear to continue ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

Gov. Cooper, state leaders encourage school districts to allow in-person instruction

Gov. Roy Cooper and state education leaders on Tuesday called on K-12 school districts across the state to allow in-person instruction for all students “Protecting ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Staff Report.

KCS Superintendent Chip Buckwell to retire in June

KANNAPOLIS — Chip Buckwell, who has been at the helm of Kannapolis City Schools since 2016, will retire at the end of this school year. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Carl Blankenship.

KCS Superintendent Chip Buckwell announces retirement

KANNAPOLIS — After leading Kannapolis City Schools through one of the most challenging years of his career, Superintendent Daron “Chip” Buckwell announced Monday he will ... Read more

1 month ago by Post Education.

RSS begins delivering meal packs for virtual students

SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools delivered thousands of meals every day during spring and summer 2020, and now buses are rolling out with meals again. When ... Read more

1 month ago by Carl Blankenship.

Partners in Learning looking ahead on $8 million facility

SALISBURY — Partners in Learning is hashing out the details for its new facility, beginning committee meetings for the structure on Martin Luther King Jr. ... Read more

1 month ago by Carl Blankenship.

Rowan-Salisbury Schools talks redistricting for Faith, Enochville closures

SALISBURY — Rowan-Salisbury Schools is changing attendance boundaries in response to the impending closure of Faith and Enochville elementary schools at the end of this ... Read more

1 month ago by Carl Blankenship.

NC Teacher of the Year a finalist for national honor

Maureen Stover, the 2020 Burroughs Wellcome North Carolina Teacher of the Year, has been selected as one of four finalists for the 2021 National Teacher ... Read more

1 month ago by Post Education.

Enochville Elementary students get free winter coats

SALISBURY – Any student in need of a brand new winter coat at Enochville Elementary School received one last week. The coats, donated by nonprofit ... Read more

1 month ago by Carl Blankenship.

Shoutouts

Millbridge Elementary School Honor Roll The following students made the All A Honor Roll: Third grade: Maggie Baker, Troy Krieg, Bryce Mattern, Cooper Miller, Ava Nail, ... Read more

1 month ago by Post Education.

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