Annually, Surry County Schools seeks feedback from teachers, students, and parents to help us improve learning for all students. Surry County Schools is participating in the Speak Up for Digital Learning survey. Since 2003, over 5 million K-12 parents, teachers, and students
Ms. Kristin Blake, principal at Shoals Elementary, began her career as a Kindergarten teacher. Upon finishing graduate school at UNC-Pembroke she moved into administration. She has served 12 years as an assistant principal, the last five of those in Surry County at Dobson Elementary and Franklin Elementary. Ms. Blake spends her free time traveling with her family, reading, and socializing with friends. Ms. Blake is excited to be a part of the Shoals Elementary family and assist with their continued success.
Mrs. Catherine Dollyhite, assistant principal at Shoals Elementary, began her career at Franklin Elementary School where she taught fourth and fifth grade. Upon finishing graduate school at Gardner-Webb University she has served 2 years as an assistant principal in Surry County at Cedar Ridge Elementary School. Mrs. Dollyhite is married and has two children: daughter Reilly and son Carson. Mrs. Dollyhite looks forward to joining Ms. Blake and becoming part of the Shoals family.