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 |  


State DPI releases school crime report

The rate of crime on school grounds has gone up in the latest report from the N.C. Department of Public Instruction.Across North Carolina, reported ac...

March 18th, 2016 |  


City schools promote Dorsett to COO

City schools promote Dorsett to COO

Mount Airy City Schools has promoted a school principal to the new position of chief operations officer.Jason Dorsett will remain as principal of Jone...

March 16th, 2016 updated: March 16th, 2016. |  


School lunch menus

Here are the lunch menus for this coming week.Mount Airy City SchoolsTharrington, Jones and Mount Airy MiddleMondayBeef Nachos orChicken Quesadilla Pi...

March 13th, 2016 |