On April 1st, the East Rowan Community Schools participated in Community Service Day. Around 300 students and staff members from East Rowan High School, Erwin Middle School, Granite Quarry Elementary School, Morgan Elementary School, Rockwell Elementary School and Shive Elementary School volunteered at various sites around the East Rowan community including but not limited to town parks, Nazareth Children’s home, churches, nursing homes, the East YMCA and Rowan Helping Ministries.
To see more of what occured at the Community Service Day and hear some student and community member testimonies click the link below:
Seven students from East Rowan will travel to Carnegie Hall in New York in February to perform with the National Youth Choir and Symphony. One student will also have the chance to travel to Sydney, Australia next summer for the international choral youth ensemble.
These seven students are:
Landon M. - Choral
Colt H. - Choral
Bailey H. - Choral
Gracie H. - Choral
Savannah W. - Choral
Anna H. - Choral - Carnegie and Sydney Opera House
Melinda T.- Symphony
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.
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 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.