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Teachers & Staff

$32.3 Million

in Scholarships
2018 Graduates

Excellence

for Education ProgramsState Grand Prize

Ranked "Top 10"

for Pioneering Uses of TechnologyNATIONALLY

$700,000

Golden Leaf GrantAdvanced Manufacturing

Innovation in Education

National AwardDiscovery Education

Digital Curriculum Strategy

National AwardLearning Counsel

News Highlights

District

Rowan-Salisbury Schools Pilots State Renewal Program

The State of North Carolina passed HB 986 enabling qualifying school districts to become a renewal district. Currently only Rowan-Salisbury Schools district qualifies. On June 28th the RSS Board of Education elected to participate in this program. Click for details.

Renewal School System

Today the General Assembly passed an Education Bill (H986) which would allow Rowan-Salisbury Schools the opportunity to become a Renewal School System.

Rowan County Recyclers

Rowan County School students were offered the Go Green Challenge as a Problem Based Learning event. Winners were recognized at the April Board of Education meeting. There was a winning class for the Elementary and High School levels.

High Schools

North Rowan Graduation

Congratulations to all our 2017 graduates! We are so proud of all of you!

Middle Schools

Elementary Schools

Student Work

A Community Inspired

Candace Salmon-Hosey

Candace Salmon-Hosey is the recipient of the (Chief Information Officer) CIO of the Year ORBIE Award for the Education category.  The award is presented through the Charlotte CIO Leadership Association. The ORBIE Award recognizes chief information officers who have demonstrated excellence in technology leadership.  Finalists and winners are selected through an independent peer review process. The ORBIE is the premier technology executive recognition program of its kind.

Kelly Feimster

Kelly Feimster, RSS Director for Instructional Programs, is the recipient of the  "2018 NCMEA Honor Administrator” award presented by the NC Music Educators Association (NCMEA). The award honors a school administrator that demonstrates that the arts, in particular music, are an indispensable part of the school curriculum. 

The mission of NCMEA is to advance music education by promoting the understanding and making of music by all.

Theresa Pierce

Theresa Pierce, World & History Teacher at RCEC received the NCGE “2018 Distinguished Teacher Achievement Award” for Excellence in Geography Teaching. The award was present at the annual National Conference on Geography Education held in Quebec Canada in early August.

The National Council for Geographic Education (NCGE) is a non-profit organization, chartered in 1915 to enhance the status and quality of geography teaching and learning.

Chris Smith

Chris Smith, fifth-year defensive lineman with the NFL Cleveland Browns and Alumni of West Rowan High School, donated $40,000 this year to Rowan Salisbury Schools athletic program. Thank you Chris!

Fran Lescoe

Community in Schools representative Fran Lescoe with Overton principal Candice Austin pass out shoes to students at Overton Elementary. Shoes were provided by Ralph Baker Shoes.

Life Church

Nov. ninth, 2017: Life Church in Salisbury partnered with Samaritan's Feet to wash students' feet at Isenberg Elementary and give them new shoes. Picture left to right: Chris Shelton (lead pastor), Eddie Bennet (Director at Samaritan's Feet), and Marvin Moore (Principal of Isenberg)