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 |  


Local educators attend advanced training

Cullowhee—Christy C. Snow of Central Middle School and Heather Young-Stafford of Mount Airy Middle School recently attended programs held at the...

March 14th, 2018 |  


Viticulture instructor takes hands-on approach

Viticulture instructor takes hands-on approach

Surry Community Welcomes New Viticulture InstructorSurry Community College students returned from winter break to find a new face in their viticulture...

March 13th, 2018 |  


Seven local students named to All-District Band

Seven local students named to All-District Band

Seven students from Surry County’s high school band programs recently performed as part of the Northwest NC All-District Honor Band held at Appa...

March 7th, 2018 |  


Surry offering Welding for Women class

Surry offering Welding for Women class

Women are entering the male dominated field of welding and finding success at Surry Community College.That’s the word from the college, which is...

March 6th, 2018 |  


Dobson Elementary holds club day

Dobson Elementary holds club day

Dobson Elementary students recently participated in Club Day. All of the staff members at Dobson Elementary came up with different clubs based on thei...

March 5th, 2018 |  


City schools crown spelling bee champ

City schools crown spelling bee champ

Eleven elementary and middle school students recently competed in the Mount Airy City Schools district-wide spelling bee.After almost 20 rounds of com...

March 5th, 2018 |  


Early College science students advance

Early College science students advance

Surry Early College High School recently had four of its students compete in the Regional North Carolina Science and Engineering Fair competition at t...

March 5th, 2018 |  


Pilot Elementary honor students named

Pilot Elementary honor students named

Pilot Elementary School recently released the n ames of its honor roll students. They are pictured here.3rd Grade A/B Honor Roll (0014)Front Row: Kile...

February 27th, 2018 |  


Gentry students win in art competition

Gentry students win in art competition

A team of eight artists from Gentry Middle School was named champions of the western district in the North Carolina Association of Scholastic Activiti...

February 27th, 2018 |  


Gentry honor roll students named

Gentry Middle School recently name the students who had earned placement on the school’s honor rolls for the second quarter of the school year.E...

February 26th, 2018 |  


Student essayists to visit New York

Four local high school essayists will be traveling to New York in March to take part in a United Nations tour and part of a round-table discussion as ...

February 26th, 2018 |  


Making science fun

Making science fun

Jones Intermediate School recently hosted its first STEAM Showcase.STEAM is an acronym that stands for science, technology, engineering, arts, and mat...

February 21st, 2018 |  


Surry Cellars earns three awards

Surry Cellars earns three awards

Surry Cellars, the label for wine produced through Surry Community College’s Viticulture and Enology program, was awarded three titles in the N....

February 20th, 2018 |  


Free pantry aims to help SCC students

Free pantry aims to help SCC students

The Little Free Pantry of Surry Community College is a small space that some hope will make a big impact to alleviate food insecurity for students on ...

February 19th, 2018 |  


SCC Machining Technology receives $3,000 grant

SCC Machining Technology receives $3,000 grant

Surry Community College’s Computer-Integrated Machining program recently received a $3,000 grant from the Gene Haas Foundation.Haas is the found...

February 13th, 2018 |  


Cedar Ridge does well in math contest

Cedar Ridge does well in math contest

Melissa Sanders’ third, fourth and fifth grade AIG classes at Cedar Ridge Elementary came in first place in SumDog’s Northwest North Carol...

February 12th, 2018 |  


North Surry cadets earn scholarships

North Surry cadets earn scholarships

Cadets Reid and Quinn Walker from North Surry High School Air Force JROTC have received a scholarship to participate in a private pilot license traini...

February 7th, 2018 |  


Science fair winners present projects

Science fair winners present projects

The Surry County School System recently held the first of what officials there hope will become an annual Science Fair Showcase. The event, held at Th...

February 6th, 2018 |  


Dobson Elementary holds blood drive

Dobson Elementary holds blood drive

The Dobson Elementary Student Council recently sponsored a blood drive, working with the American Red Cross to set up and operate the event. “We...

February 5th, 2018 |  


Students honored by DAR

Students honored by DAR

The Jonathan Hunt Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution held a tea at Parkwood Assisted Living in Elkin recently to honor the good citiz...

February 2nd, 2018 |  


Carroll County spelling bee champ crowned

Carroll County spelling bee champ crowned

St. Paul Elementary School in Cana, Virginia, recently hosted students in grades four through eight who represented their home schools from all over t...

February 1st, 2018 |  


Gentry student read books with messages

Gentry student read books with messages

GMS Students Read Books that Come With a MessageEach Friday, the student body of Gentry Middle School reads a book together, one that comes with a mes...

January 31st, 2018 |  


Dickerson, county schools recognized

Dickerson, county schools recognized

A Surry County Schools official was among public relations professionals recently honored during the annual Blue Ribbon Awards for Effective Communica...

January 31st, 2018 |  


Schools receive CTE grants

Mount Airy City Schools recently announced the system has been awarded a Career and Technical Education (CTE) Grade Expansion Grant for approximately ...

January 29th, 2018 |  


Area teachers attend training

Several area educators attended programs held at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in profession...

January 29th, 2018 |  


City students holding Houston benefit Tuesday night

On Tuesday Jones Intermediate School will host what it has labeled the STEAM Showcase.STEAM is an acronym that stands for science, technology, enginee...

January 28th, 2018 |  


Pilot student named to Dean’s List

Kimberly Lawson, of Pilot Mountain, was named to the UNC Asheville’s fall Dean’s List. In order to be name to the list, a student must be ...

January 12th, 2018 |  


Three cadets honored at East Surry

Three cadets honored at East Surry

A trio of students from the East Surry High School JROTC program has been honored for their performance after a competition for the Cadet of the Semes...

January 10th, 2018 |  


Nurse aide students mark completion of classes

Nurse aide students mark completion of classes

DOBSON — Surry Community College Nurse Aide recently completed their coursesSCC offers Nurse Aide Level I and II certification courses throughou...

January 8th, 2018 |  


Students, parents build gingerbread houses

Students, parents build gingerbread houses

B.H. Tharrington’s Pre-Kindergarten students and their families enjoyed the festive holiday tradition of decorating gingerbread houses recently....

December 25th, 2017 |  


Civil litigation class holds mock jury trial

Civil litigation class holds mock jury trial

The classroom transformed into a courtroom for students enrolled in LEX 141: Civil Litigation II at Surry Community College as those studying paralega...

December 25th, 2017 |  


Taxidermy orientations set in January

Taxidermy orientations set in January

DOBSON — Anyone interested in learning more about the Taxidermy classes offered by Surry Community College will have an opportunity to do just t...

December 20th, 2017 |