Surry County Schools

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  • Surry County Schools Welcomes New Director of Finance

    Surry County Schools is excited to welcome Mrs. Audra Chilton as the district’s new Director of School Finance. Chilton will be responsible for all district finances including payroll, accounts payable and receivable, all state and federal reporting, and the development of the district’s annual budget. Chilton will be providing a combination of deep industry knowledge, relevant experience, and financial acumen to the role.

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  • Annual MAD Dash 5K Returns

    The Ninth Annual MAD Dash 5K raised over $20,000 for Surry County School System students and teachers. The race held on Saturday, April 23, 2022, and hosted by the Surry County Schools Educational Foundation, had over 450 participants racing through the streets of Dobson, NC, with hundreds more volunteers and spectators cheering them on! This is the first return to the race’s Dobson route since 2019.

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  • Head Basketball Coach Position Filled at SCHS

    Surry County Schools and Surry Central High School is excited to announce that Mr. Martin Behrens will serve as the Varsity Basketball Head Coach. Speaking of joining the Golden Eagle community, Coach Behrens says, “I am truly grateful to Mrs. Holloway, Mr. Evans, and the rest of the hiring committee for giving me this opportunity to become part of the Golden Eagle family. I look forward to becoming a part of this program and developing lifelong relationships with these young men and experiencing the journey ahead.”

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  • Live Animal Lab at Surry Central High and Surry Community College Groundbreaking

    Surry County Schools and Surry Community College have partnered together to bring hands-on experiences to students taking Agricultural classes with a live learning lab on the campus of Surry Central High School. The facility will be used by faculty at both facilities to offer hands-on instruction for raising calves, goats, piglets, and other small animals. Students will receive valuable training in the field of Animal Science in this cooperative lab. The barn will be 40’x60’ A-Frame metal building with two garage door entrances and a lean-to on each side.

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  • SCS Teachers Receive National Board Certification

    At the March Board of Education meeting, three teachers received recognition for obtaining National Board certification. National Board Certification is a voluntary program, and these three teachers worked hard for this accomplishment. With the addition of these three teachers, Surry County Schools currently has 70 teachers in the district who have earned this certification.

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  • Cedar Ridge Elementary Recognized as Lighthouse School

    On February 4, 2022, Cedar Ridge Elementary School was awarded the prestigious 2022 North Carolina Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (NCASCD) Lighthouse School Award. The Lighthouse Award is presented annually to schools that have furthered student achievement in innovative and creative ways and have nurtured a positive and supportive school and community atmosphere. The award was presented at the 2022 Conference.

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