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Three musicians make All-District Band

Three musicians make All-District Band

BOONE — Three local high school students will travel to Appalachian State University to participate in the Northwest N.C. All-District …

February 11th, 2016 |  

School board honors art winners

School board honors art winners

DOBSON — Surry County Schools recognized students and teachers for a strong showing in an art competition in December. Gentry …

February 10th, 2016 |  

Spanish learning ahead of schedule

Tharrington Primary School recently gave a lengthy update to the Mount Airy Board of Education on its groundbreaking dual-language immersion …

February 7th, 2016 |  

School board approves bus driver bonuses

School board approves bus driver bonuses

Surry County Schools opted to reach into its own coffers to fund a bonus for part-time employees. The state approved …

February 6th, 2016 |  

Pilot wins MathCounts competition

Pilot wins MathCounts competition

DOBSON — Central Middle School hosted a MathCounts competition Tuesday to prepare students for the big regional event next week. …

February 4th, 2016 |  

Snow days affect school calendar

COPELAND — Four snow days made a tight calendar even worse for Surry County Schools. Assistant Superintendent Jeff Tunstall addressed …

February 3rd, 2016 |  

Breaking down capital needs by school

The Facility Needs Survey from the state Department of Public Instruction consists of two parts. The first section covers the …

January 31st, 2016 |  

State survey shows county school needs

Responding to a request from the state Department of Public Instruction for an in-depth facility needs study, Surry County Schools …

January 31st, 2016 |  

School Lunch Menus

Surry County Schools Elementary and Middle schools Monday Asian Chicken & “Fried” Rice Hamburger or Cheeseburger Lettuce Tomato & Pickles …

January 30th, 2016 |  

Donations help school get solar array

Donations help school get solar array

Meadowview Magnet Middle School is getting a solar panel array thanks to donations from two entities. Nonprofit agency N.C. GreenPower …

January 28th, 2016 |  

Report criticizes community colleges

DOBSON — A report on colleges and universities last week criticized North Carolina for its low graduation rates, but local …

January 25th, 2016 |  

School Lunch Menus

Mount Airy City Schools Tharrington Primary Monday Nachos w/ Beef and Cheese Pinto Beans Romaine Lettuce Tomatoes Pears Choice of …

January 24th, 2016 |  

Chinese students to visit city

Chinese students to visit city

Just as the city has been preparing for bad winter weather, the city schools have been preparing for a different …

January 22nd, 2016 |  

City schools preparing calendar

Mount Airy City Schools will be displaying a proposed academic calendar soon on its web page. This week’s winter weather, …

January 22nd, 2016 |  

City schools eye Classrooms of Tomorrow

City schools eye Classrooms of Tomorrow

More whiteboards, tables instead of desks and greater flexibility in configurations. These are some of the options that could come …

January 20th, 2016 |  

Surry to offer taxidermy orientation on Saturday

Surry to offer taxidermy orientation on Saturday

Surry Community College officials are encouraging anyone interested in learning more about the taxidermy classes offered by the school to …

January 19th, 2016 |  

City officials teach school kids

City officials teach school kids

It’s pretty common for a police officer or a fireman to visit an elementary school on Career Day, but the …

January 18th, 2016 |  

School Lunch Menus

Mount Airy City Schools Monday and Tuesday No school Tharrington Primary Wednesday Cheeseburger Corn on Cob Coleslaw Romaine Lettuce & …

January 17th, 2016 |  

School Lunch Menus

Mount Airy City Schools B.H. Tharrington and Mount Airy High list only an exam brunch each day. Jones Intermediate, Mount …

January 9th, 2016 |  

County schools plan Parent Academy

County schools plan Parent Academy

DOBSON — Surry County Schools is planning training sessions for parents next month. The Surry Parent Academy will take place …

January 8th, 2016 |  

City school official moves to Surry County

DOBSON — Mount Airy’s assistant superintendent has accepted a position with Surry County Schools. The Surry County Schools Board of …

January 6th, 2016 |  

Sheriff gives thumbs up to school safety

Sheriff gives thumbs up to school safety

DOBSON — “The security in Surry County Schools is good.” That is the assessment that Sheriff Graham Atkinson gave to …

January 6th, 2016 |  

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