School board discusses class rankings

School board discusses class rankings

Almost three years ago the state made changes to its high school grading system, and the new way has caused some unforeseen issues in class ranking.In...

November 11th, 2017 |  


School board recognizes excellence

School board recognizes excellence

DOBSON — Two North Surry students have been nominated for a national academic honor for excellence in career and technical education.The Surry C...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Grant giving students career education

Grant giving students career education

DOBSON — A grant from the Golden Leaf Foundation is helping Surry County Schools prepare kids for the workplace.Crystal Folger-Hawks appeared be...

November 6th, 2017 |  


Goins named to MAMS assistant role

Goins named to MAMS assistant role

A high school teacher and basketball coach is moving to a middle school for an administrative position, effective immediately.“We are excited to...

August 17th, 2017 |  


MACS survey reveals student opinions

Mount Airy High School students overwhelmingly stated that they felt their teachers respected them and that doing well in school was important to them...

July 4th, 2017 |  


Surry graduates 13th class of truck drivers

Surry graduates 13th class of truck drivers

DOBSON — Surry Community College’s Truck Driver Program held its 13th graduation ceremony on June 9 at The Yadkin Center, Yadkinville. One...

June 26th, 2017 |  


A fond farewell

A fond farewell

PILOT MOUNTAIN — Lorrie Sawyers couldn’t help but wipe away a few tears.The East Surry High School principal is accustomed to bidding grad...

June 17th, 2017 |  


Foundation awards education grants

Foundation awards education grants

DOBSON — Eleven teachers in the county district received grants this week from the Surry County Schools Educational Foundation.The foundation re...

June 3rd, 2017 |  


23 graduate from SCC paramedic course

23 graduate from SCC paramedic course

DOBSON — Twenty-three students recently graduated from Surry Community College’s Paramedic Program, which follows the National EMS Educati...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


City schools hire Niston for Tharrington

City schools hire Niston for Tharrington

Mount Airy City Schools is bringing back a familiar face to fill a void at Tharrington Primary School.Long-time Tharrington teacher Emily Niston is re...

May 20th, 2017 |