Education

White Plains top Sumdog

White Plains Elementary School’s SumDog team recently claimed first place in the Northwestern North Carolina SumDog Competition. The team competed against 29 other schools in this area. White Plains’ SumDog team, made up of third, […]

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Surry County Schools wins cup

The North Carolina Association of School Activities recently presented Surry County School System with the School District Cup for medium-sized school districts in the state. The association presents scholastic competitions that promote intellectual achievement and […]

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WestRock hires 8 SCC students

Eight engineering students at Surry Community College landed advanced manufacturing jobs in April at WestRock’s Merchandising Displays Division in Winston-Salem, right before the college’s spring commencement services in May. Five of the students are studying […]

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Tharrington holds Innovation Day

B. H. Tharrington Primary students explored a variety of learning opportunities during Innovation Day 2018. Students rotated to three different sessions; two science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) challenge experiences and one service session. […]

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Rockford Elementary School recently released its A and AB Honor Rolls for the third grading period. The students who were recognized are pictured here. Third graders at Rockford Elementary School who made the A Honor […]

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Pilot Middle takes debate competition

Meadowview Magnet Middle School hosted the 2018 Regional Forensics and Debate Tournament recently. This competition is comprised of six individual categories including Humorous Interpretation, Dramatic Interpretation, Extemporaneous Speaking, Original Oratory, Duo Interpretation, and Public Forum […]

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City teacher awarded academy spot

Nora Santillán, a dual language immersion teacher at Tharrington Primary School has been awarded a spot to participate in High Point University’s Leadership Academy beginning in August. Upon successful completion of this program, Santillán will […]

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SCC math students tour GE Aviation

Surry Community College math students recently visited what school officials are calling “one of the most sophisticated engineering and manufacturing facilities in the country” at GE Aviation located in West Jefferson. Instructors Michael Faulker and […]

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History Day winners

DOBSON — A number of students from Surry County and elsewhere in this region of North Carolina are heading to a statewide National History Day competition on Saturday, after qualifying for the competition with their […]

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Walking down memory lane

While there might still be a few weeks of school left, that hasn’t stopped Mount Airy High School’s seniors from perhaps getting a little nostaligic. Recently, the students took one last stroll through the halls […]