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Zachary Overcash awarded Phillip J. Kirk Educator Scholarship
Corey McNeill

Zachary Overcash, our new Rowan-Salisbury Teacher of the Year, received the 'Phillip J Kirk Honored Educator Scholarship.' This award provides covered expenses for Mr. Overcash to attend NCCAT(NC Center for Advancement of Teaching) week-long teacher professional development conference of his choice. Mr. Overcash is a math teacher at Jesse Carson High School.

Mr. Phil Kirk made the special presentation to Overcash at the September 24th Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education meeting. This marks the 10th consecutive year that Mr. Kirk has presented an RSS Teacher of the Year with the Kirk Scholarship to attend this professional development opportunity. 

Thank you Mr. Kirk for your support for Rowan-Salisbury Schools. 

Congratulations Zach Overcash!

Carson High


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.