State cuts county school funding as expected

DOBSON — Surry County Schools is losing $277,000 in state funding for the next fiscal year.Last month, Dr. Travis Reeves, superintendent, warned...

April 6th, 2016 updated: April 7th, 2016. |  


School Lunch Menus

Here are the lunch menus for this coming week.Mount Airy City SchoolsTharrington, Jones and Mount Airy MiddleMondayCrunchy Hard Shell Taco OrMini Corn...

April 2nd, 2016 |  


Dropout numbers unchanged in local high schools

Dropout numbers unchanged in local high schools

High school dropout rates have remained virtually unchanged locally, according to new data released by the state.The N.C. Department of Public Instruc...

April 2nd, 2016 |  


Local schools could see state funding drop

DOBSON — Surry County Schools could possibly lose a quarter of a million dollars in state funding due to a reclassification of Surry County̵...

March 29th, 2016 |  


County schools discuss repair needs

County schools discuss repair needs

Surry County Schools kicked off its annual budget process with a workshop for the Board of Education Thursday.Robert Draughn, director of plant operat...

March 27th, 2016 |  


Sports needs addressed by school board

Sports needs addressed by school board

Tennis, track and field, baseball and football were the sports that came up last week’s budget workshop for Surry County Schools.The county Boar...

March 27th, 2016 |  


Half-million dollars needed in paving

Half-million dollars needed in paving

“Surry County has a lot of acreage of asphalt,” said Robert Draughn.The director of plant operations for Surry County Schools opened his r...

March 27th, 2016 |  


County schools to hold work session

DOBSON — The county school board has planned a special meeting on Thursday.The Surry County Schools Board of Education already held its regular ...

March 23rd, 2016 |  


City schools recognize groups

City schools recognize groups

The first hour of the Mount Airy Board of Education’s meeting this week consisted of honoring several students and personnel.Before the school b...

March 19th, 2016 |  


School Lunch Menus

Here are the lunch menus for this coming week.Schools are closed for Good Friday.Mount Airy City SchoolsTharrington, Jones and Mount Airy MiddleMonday...

March 19th, 2016 |