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Hanford-Dole Elementary School News

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.

Principal Search Survey

Please click to read about our new principal search process and give your feed back on the Principal Survey.

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.

Career Day for our 3rd--5th graders.

Thank you to all the wonderful community business leaders who took time out of their day to come share with our students about their careers.  They talked about what the job was like, what type of training or educations they needed and what they loved about their job.

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.

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.