City school district hires new exec

City school district hires new exec

Mount Airy City Schools has hired a new executive to fill a hole in the central office.Dr. Phillip Brown has been named the executive director for tea...

November 30th, 2016 |  


SCC Club gives to charity groups

SCC Club gives to charity groups

DOBSON — A Surry Community College club recently donated a portion of the proceeds from a fundraiser to help two charitable organizations.The SC...

November 26th, 2016 |  


County schools join GivingTuesday organization

DOBSON — A local school foundation has pledged its support for GivingTuesday, a movement to encourage philanthropy and generosity in the midst o...

November 25th, 2016 |  


Community pitches in for Dobson pantry

Community pitches in for Dobson pantry

DOBSON – The Foothills Food Pantry here received a revitalized driveway thanks to Surry Community College students.SCC students enrolled in the ...

November 12th, 2016 |  


County SAT scores match state average

The state has released SAT scores for the class of 2016, with Surry County right at the state average and Mount Airy a little below.Across the state, ...

October 10th, 2016 |  


City schools receive grant for RCR

Mount Airy City Schools is deepening its partnership with Richard Childress Racing, thanks to a $169,650 grant.The district received the grant recentl...

October 1st, 2016 |  


School Lunch Menus

Here are the lunch menus for Surry County Schools and Mount Airy City Schools.Early CollegeMondayACP (Arroz Con Pollo)Corn DogBlack Bean Salsa & T...

September 24th, 2016 |  


School Lunch Menus

Here are the school lunch menus for the coming weekSurry County SchoolsElementary/MiddleMondayStuffed Crust PizzaChicken Filet SandwichCaesar Salad wi...

September 17th, 2016 |  


Cedar Ridge students complete summer challenge

Cedar Ridge students complete summer challenge

At the end of the 2015-2016 school year, Cedar Ridge Elementary sent every student home with three free books and lots of other opportunities for the ...

September 17th, 2016 |  


City schools start strategic planning

City schools start strategic planning

Mount Airy City Schools is brainstorming for ideas to improve its four schools.This week school officials held the first of a series of meetings to pl...

September 15th, 2016 |