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KELLY MARTIN NAMED 2019-20 RCSNC TEACHER OF THE YEAR

KELLY MARTIN NAMED 2019-20 RCSNC TEACHER OF THE YEAR

FOREST CITY, NC – Rutherford County Schools (RCSNC) would like to congratulate Kelly Martin of Harris Elementary School on her selection as the 2019-2020 RCSNC Teacher of the Year. The announcement was made at the annual RCSNC Teacher of the Year breakfast held Thursday, May 9, 2019 at Pinnacle Elementary School. Paul Deck of McCurry-Deck […]

Pinnacle Elementary’s 5th grade visit Washington, D.C.

Pinnacle Elementary’s 5th grade visit Washington, D.C.

Pinnacle Elementary’s 5th grade recently took their annual trip to Washington, D.C. Each year, the 5th grade class visits museums, Ford’s Theatre, Arlington National Cemetery, the National Zoo and the Capitol. This trip allows students to see the capitol of their country and to make real connections with pieces of history they have studied. PES […]

Student charged with liquid THC on School Campus

Student charged with liquid THC on School Campus

Marion —  Deputy Jason Cook of the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office charged a 17-year-old female McDowell High student with having drugs on campus.                 On Friday, April 26, several K-9 units conducted a random narcotics sniff at the high school. K-9 Loki alerted on a vehicle belonging to the teen. Inside the automobile, authorities located […]

Associate Degree Nursing students pinned during special ceremony

Associate Degree Nursing students pinned during special ceremony

SPINDALE (May 8, 2019) – Fifty-six Foothills Nursing Consortium nursing students were awarded their pins at a special ceremony today. The Pinning Ceremony, held at The Foundation Performing Arts and Conference Center at Isothermal Community College, is the traditional graduation event for the students in the Associate Degree Nursing program. The consortium is a joint […]

Guest Column: Supt. Mark Johnson’s new website “lies to and misleads North Carolinians”

Guest Column: Supt. Mark Johnson’s new website “lies to and misleads North Carolinians”

 By Rob Schofield , NC Policy Watch Last week’s lead on the Capitol Broadcasting Company editorial on WRAL.com reiterates and expands upon the analysis provided by education policy expert Kris Nordstrom last week on the main Policy Watch site (“Superintendent Johnson uses new website to gaslight educators”). The editorial (“N.C. education ‘transparency’ dashboard misleads, is fatally […]

House unveils and approves 2019-2021 budget

House unveils and approves 2019-2021 budget

From the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) ———————————————————— This week, the House released and approved its spending plan for the 2019-20 and 2020-21 fiscal years. House Bill 966 2019 Appropriations Act (https://www.ncleg.gov/BillLookUp/2019/H966) provides $23.9 billion for fiscal year 2019-20, a 3% increase over the 2018-19 budget. The House budget provides $24.9 billion for […]

Thousands of teachers push for NC education policy changes

Thousands of teachers push for NC education policy changes

BY KIRK ROSS, Carolina Public Press Jay Sampson, a Guilford County world history teacher, carries a sign showing President Donald Trump to make a point about inadequate textbooks during Wednesday’s teacher rally at the General Assembly in Raleigh. Karen Tam / Carolina Public Press The first of May brought hotter-than-average temperatures and several thousand red-shirted […]

A closer look at some of the reasons NC teachers are rallying this week

A closer look at some of the reasons NC teachers are rallying this week

By Clayton Henkel, Carolina Public Press On Wednesday more than two dozen North Carolina school systems will be closed for the day as thousands of teachers and other education supporters from across the state descend on Raleigh for the NCAE’s Day of Action. This week’s Monday numbers column examines some of the factors that have helped to […]

LLCA Students Earn Gold Certifications

LLCA Students Earn Gold Certifications

Lake Lure, NC — Through Lake Lure Classical Academy’s (LLCA) partnership with Isothermal Community College (ICC), more than a dozen high school students were recently awarded the Guest Service Gold Certification and pin from the American Hotel and Lodging Institute. This institute is the premier training entity recognized by the hospitality industry. All registration fees […]

Do all NC teachers get a work-free lunch break?

First Grade Teacher Wendy Stewart hands meals to her students at Blue Ridge School in Cashiers in August 2018. The Jackson County school has 170 students enrolled in grades K-6. Nick Haseloff / Carolina Public Press by Bill McCarthy, Politifact NC A North Carolina lawmaker has introduced a bill to give teachers a daily lunch break. […]

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