Armfield Foundation awards scholarships

Armfield Foundation awards scholarships

The Edward M. Armfield Sr. Foundation presented scholarships to 60 Surry County students during a recent ceremony at the Shelton-Badgett North Carolin...

June 26th, 2018 |  


Jones running club holds a 5K

Jones running club holds a 5K

The Running Club at Jones Intermediate School recently culminated its year with a 5K run on the greenway in Mount Airy.The students at Jones are able ...

June 18th, 2018 |  


Dobson resident graduates from veterinary school

Dobson resident graduates from veterinary school

Kayla Marie Fowler of Dobson, the daughter of Sharon Coe Fowler and the late Frank Fowler, graduated on May 12 from the University of Tennessee Colleg...

June 16th, 2018 |  


Flat Rock names honor roll students

Flat Rock Elementary School has released names of students who qualified for the fourth quarter honor rolls.A Honor Roll Fifth grade: Cheyenne Alligoo...

June 14th, 2018 |  


City schools honor retiring employees

City schools honor retiring employees

Thursday, May 31, 2018 - MACS Retirement DinnerMount Airy City Schools recently held a celebration for seven of its employees who are retiring at the ...

June 6th, 2018 |  


White Plains top Sumdog

White Plains top Sumdog

White Plains Elementary School’s SumDog team recently claimed first place in the Northwestern North Carolina SumDog Competition.The team compete...

June 5th, 2018 |  


County schools chose employee of month

County schools chose employee of month

Surry County Schools and the Surry County Schools Educational Foundation recently recognized Franklin Elementary School fourth grade teacher Shaunda Y...

June 5th, 2018 |  


Surry County Schools wins cup

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...

June 5th, 2018 |  


Students get hands-on visit to hospital

Students get hands-on visit to hospital

Dan Combs, RN, BSN, CERN, EMT-P and the Northern Hospital of Surry County staff provided some hands-on experience for Mount Airy High School Health Sc...

May 30th, 2018 |  


North Surry alum give advice to students

North Surry alum give advice to students

Students at North Surry High School recently had the opportunity to listen to former Greyhounds discuss their academic and career paths after high sch...

May 29th, 2018 |  


North Surry students raise fund to fight AML

North Surry students raise fund to fight AML

The North Surry HOSA Club sponsored a fundraising drive, Pennies for Patients, to build money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.The society asks s...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Principal, teacher of year named

Principal, teacher of year named

Two Surry County Schools employees — one a principal, the other a teacher — recently were on the receiving end of big surprises when their...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


Student donates flags to Dobson school

Student donates flags to Dobson school

A Dobson Elementary School student recently noticed flags at the school were getting a little tattered.Angel Avila, who serves on the school’s f...

May 21st, 2018 |  


New degree proving popular at SCC

New degree proving popular at SCC

If you have a fondness for ever-changing technology, the world of business, and working with people, the new management information systems (MIS) degr...

May 19th, 2018 |  


Pilot middle names honor roll students

Pilot middle names honor roll students

Pilot Mountain Middle School recently named its A honor roll and A/B honor roll students for the third grading period of the school year.They are pict...

May 17th, 2018 |  


SCC offers new digital media course

SCC offers new digital media course

Surry’s new Digital Media Technology – Graphic Design program was designed with new media in mind; new media are the channels of communica...

May 15th, 2018 |  


WestRock hires 8 SCC students

WestRock hires 8 SCC students

Eight engineering students at Surry Community College landed advanced manufacturing jobs in April at WestRock’s Merchandising Displays Division ...

May 14th, 2018 |  


North Surry Interact gets thank you for cards

North Surry Interact gets thank you for cards

Earlier in the school year, the North Surry High School Interact Club teamed up with the Spanish Club and JROTC,signing and sending 500and letters to ...

May 10th, 2018 |  


Tharrington holds Innovation Day

Tharrington holds Innovation Day

B. H. Tharrington Primary students explored a variety of learning opportunities during Innovation Day 2018.Students rotated to three different session...

May 10th, 2018 |  


5k raises $20K for foundation

5k raises $20K for foundation

The Sixth Annual MAD Dash 5K & Fun Run held April 28 raised more than $20,000 for Surry County Schools’ students and teachers.The race, host...

May 9th, 2018 |  


Rockford Elementary School recently released its A and AB Honor Rolls for the third grading period.The students who were recognized are pictured here....

May 9th, 2018 |  


SCC’s Dixon honored with state award

SCC’s Dixon honored with state award

DOBSON — The North Carolina Community College System announced Surry Community College’s Lead Welding Instructor Michael Dixon of Yadkinvi...

May 7th, 2018 |  


Pell grant now available for summer work

An eligible student may now receive a full federal Pell Grant for the summer semester, even if they received a full federal Pell Grant award during th...

May 2nd, 2018 |  


Pilot Middle takes debate competition

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 cate...

May 1st, 2018 |  


City teacher awarded academy spot

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&#...

May 1st, 2018 |  


SCC math students tour GE Aviation

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 manufact...

May 1st, 2018 |  


Dobson fifth graders get ready to move up

Dobson fifth graders get ready to move up

Dobson Elementary School recently finished its Mission Beautiful and Tiger Transformation programs. These programs are for the fifth grade girls and b...

April 30th, 2018 |  


Morrison tapped for national, regional posts

Morrison tapped for national, regional posts

Dr. Kim Morrison, superintendent of Mount Airy City Schools, has been selected as the president-elect for Magnet Schools of America.She attended the n...

April 27th, 2018 |  


History Day winners

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 c...

April 24th, 2018 |  


Math team competes in Georgia

Math team competes in Georgia

Eight members of the Surry Community College Math Club recently competed in the 24th Annual Math Tournament hosted by the University of North Georgia ...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


Students visit UN, other New York sites

Students visit UN, other New York sites

Four Mount Airy High students recently competed in the Oscar Merritt/United Nations Essay Contest, which included a full expense paid trip to New York...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


Walking down memory lane

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 ...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


Students get hands-on with calculus

Students get hands-on with calculus

A group of five East Surry High School students are taking an interactive Calculus III class as a part of their dual enrollment studies at Surry Commu...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Inducts New Members

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Inducts New Members

The Alpha Xi Tau Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society at Surry Community College held its annual induction ceremony for 20 new members f...

April 17th, 2018 |  


SCC to offer digital storytelling class

SCC to offer digital storytelling class

Surry Community College will be taking part in a first at the college campus later this spring.The school will be offering a new digital storytelling,...

April 17th, 2018 |  


Flat Rock students visit Charlotte museum

Flat Rock students visit Charlotte museum

Fifth grade students at Flat Rock Elementary School recently visited the Discovery Place Science in Charlotte.The students, members of Pedro Caro and ...

April 16th, 2018 |  


Pottery expert offers two-day workshop at SCC

Pottery expert offers two-day workshop at SCC

Internationally-known potter Susan Filley will visit Surry Community College’s campus for a free, two-day workshop.Pottery fanatics are invited ...

April 16th, 2018 |  


Flat Rock announces honor roll

Flat Rock Elementary School recently announced its most recent honor roll. Those making the grade were:A Honor RollFifth grade: Cheyenne AlligoodFourt...

April 16th, 2018 |  


SCC offering Notary Public classes

Surry Community College’s two-night, seven-hour course prepares students to become a Notary Public in North Carolina and will be offered on vari...

April 11th, 2018 |  


SCC offering series of viticulture classes

SCC offering series of viticulture classes

DOBSON — For anyone with an interest in grape planting and wine production, Surry Community College is offering a series of one-day classes on v...

April 10th, 2018 updated: April 10th, 2018. |  


Students make living ‘wax’ museum

Students make living ‘wax’ museum

Several B.H. Tharrington Primary students recently took a more personal approach to learning about key historical figures.Second-grade students in Ela...

April 9th, 2018 |  


Growing their own gardens

Growing their own gardens

Franklin Elementary School fourth grade students will be participating in Surry County 4-H Steps to Health Garden program this spring.The students wil...

April 3rd, 2018 |  


Early spring ideal time for soil testing

Early spring ideal time for soil testing

When trees bud and Easter lilies bloom, homeowners turn energies into plush green yards and vegetable gardening. Many start fertilizing lawns and gard...

March 28th, 2018 |  


Students take in Spanish dance show

Students take in Spanish dance show

Students taking Spanish at North Surry took a field trip recently, attending the show “ Latin American ​Rhythms,” performed by the H...

March 27th, 2018 |  


Dobson students hold Hats for Hunter Day

Dobson students hold Hats for Hunter Day

Students and staff at Dobson Elementary School recently had a Hats for Hunter Day to raise funds for Hunter Brown. Hunter is an eighth grader at Centr...

March 26th, 2018 |  


Career and tech students recognized

Career and tech students recognized

During February, which was Career and Technical Education Month, Surry County Schools administrators and Board of Education members visited each of th...

March 20th, 2018 |  


Surry to host Women’s History Month Speaker

Surry to host Women’s History Month Speaker

Surry Community College alumna and historian Jewel Parker will present “Subdue Our Masters…Without Violence, Colonial Women Before the Ame...

March 19th, 2018 |  


President’s List students treated to breakfast

President’s List students treated to breakfast

DOBSON — Students qualifying for the President’s List at Surry Community College have had no easy task — they must be enrolled for a...

March 19th, 2018 |  


College uses grant for welding equipment

College uses grant for welding equipment

Surry Community College Welding students are receiving an enhanced learning experience in fabrication by using the college’s new MegaFab Piranha...

March 17th, 2018 |  


College hosts PC Repair Day

College hosts PC Repair Day

A computer or laptop that is not working properly can cause a lot of frustration, so Surry Community College’s Technology Club hosted a PC Repai...

March 15th, 2018 |