Middle school hosting summer camp

Mount Airy Middle School will host a national week-long summer camp next week.Camp Invention, a summer enrichment day camp program, is supported by th...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Bear HOSA brings home high honors

Bear HOSA brings home high honors

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Five local HOSA students attended an international event here and came back with a couple of honors.While most teens were enj...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


County schools hire two assistant principals

DOBSON — The appointment of two new assistant principals were announced this week for Surry County Schools.The Board of Education was left with ...

July 18th, 2016 |  


Local teacher traveling to Asia

Local teacher traveling to Asia

A local educator starts a journey today that will take him to Singapore to study the teaching methods used by his fellow math teachers on the far side...

July 15th, 2016 |  


County schools name new leaders

County schools name new leaders

DOBSON — Surry County Schools has two new principals and a new chairman as a result of Tuesday’s school board meeting.Janet Sutphin and Dr...

July 7th, 2016 |  


Shelton leaves rich legacy at North

Shelton leaves rich legacy at North

Most every teacher has heard this question at some point. It changes slightly with the class being taught.“When am I ever going to use calculus/...

July 3rd, 2016 |  


School boards announce new meetings

Despite the uncertainty over the NC New Schools collapse, local school districts must finalize their annual budgets.Mount Airy City Schools and Surry ...

June 28th, 2016 |  


Diamont reflects on long teaching career

Diamont reflects on long teaching career

PILOT MOUNTAIN — For the second summer in a row, East Surry is losing a living legend to retirement.Last year, Barry Hall stepped down as baseba...

June 26th, 2016 |  


Meadowview unveils new solar panel

Meadowview unveils new solar panel

Local school officials gathered at Meadowview Magnet Middle School recently for the unveiling of a solar panel array thanks to donations from two enti...

June 20th, 2016 |  


County schools honor retiring employees

County schools honor retiring employees

DOBSON — Longtime teacher and football coach David Diamont was among the 46 employees honored with a retirement dinner at a local restaurant rec...

June 20th, 2016 |