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Native American Heritage Month Assembly

Hanford-Dole Elementary School

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Native American Heritage Month Assembly

To celebrate Native American heritage month we had a Native American story teller from the Lumbee Clan come to speak with our students. They were told stories, listen to flute playing and learned Native American dance.

Reading Carnival

Come out Friday night and celebrate reading with fun games. Also, see if you can win a raffle basket. There will be food to purchase.

Welcome Stephanie Sanders to  HDES

Stephanie Sanders was appointed new principal of Hanford-Dole last night at the Board of Education meeting. Click to read more.

North Community Exhibition

Rowan North High, Rowan North Middle, Rowan North Elementary and Hanford Dole presented their schools PBLs and other learning experiences for the community at the Transportation Museum.

5th Grade Escapes The Body Systems

Our 5th grade students participated in a body system escape room.  They worked as a group to find questions through out the room that they then answered about the different body systems. This was a culminating activity for their science unit. Then they use a code breaker to solve the code to break out.

District News

District News

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.

Kell Feimster receiving the NCMEA Admin Award

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. 

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.