All four middle schools competed in the district Debate Tournament on Friday, March 16. The Pilot Mountain Middle School team won the district tournament title while Central Middle and Meadowview Magnet Middle had individual winners. The regional competition is April 14 at Meadowview Magnet Middle.
Rockford Elementary School hosted the district elementary school Battle of the Books competition on Thursday, March 15. Eleven schools participated in the event. Each team is required to have at least six members but can have as many as twelve. Ninety-three students were involved in the competition. These students read books from a list established by the state Battle of the Books committee,
Gentry Middle School hosted the district middle school Battle of the Books competition on Monday, March 7. Central Middle, Gentry Middle, Meadowview Magnet Middle, and Pilot Mountain Middle participated in the event. Each team is required to have at least six members but can have as many as twelve. A total of forty students were involved in the competition. These students read books from a list
Public comments will be accepted on the Surry County Schools webpage through the April 10 Board of Education meeting. Talking Points for the 2019-2020 Proposed Year Round School Calendar 1. State school calendar law has not changed. The current law allows schools with a year-round calendar to be exempt from calendar start and end restrictions. A year-round calendar requires local board action but no further approval at the state level. 2. The Surry County Schools Innovative Year-Round Calendar still contains 215 teacher working days and 180 student days with the same number of required holidays, annual leave days, and optional workdays as our current calendar.
Register now for the SCS Educational Foundation 6th Annual MAD Dash 5K/Fun Run and you will be "Making a Difference" in the lives of all students in Surry County Schools. Early Bird Registration ends April 6, 2018. Online registration is available. A Fun Run will be held for participants ages 12 and under on the Surry Central High School track at 9:00 a.m. race day.
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