The Surry County Board of Education, senior cabinet, and district administrators celebrate our 10 school nurses for their dedication to school health and wellness before, during, and throughout the global pandemic.
During the March 1st Meeting of the Surry County Schools Board of Education, the drafts of the 2021-2022 School Calendar were acknowledged. The calendar will be reviewed until the April 5th, 2021 Board of Education Meeting. These calendars are available for public comment and those who wish to contribute feedback are encouraged to fill out the attached Google form.
The attached document contains the policies that were acknowledged at the March board meeting. The policies will be reviewed until the April 5th, 2021 Board of Education Meeting. These policies are available for public comment and those who wish to contribute feedback are encouraged to contact the Surry County Schools Administrative Offices at (336)386-8211.
Surry-Yadkin Works, the first community-based internship program of its kind in North Carolina covering a two-county region, is hosting a virtual kickoff on Tuesday, March 9, at 11 a.m. for anyone who would like to learn more about this innovative business and education initiative.
“Safety of students and staff has been our top priority throughout the pandemic, and especially when we returned to in-person learning. Our priority continues to be keeping everyone safe, and our students in school. I am so proud of our staff. We are truly a family, and we have pulled together to support our students, families, and one another during this critical time.”
Speaking to Ratcliff, Reeves said, “Alexis, you have touched so many lives. But it was really special to me to see all of her nurses and doctors take time to stop everything they were doing to see why to see why Alexis was being recognized. They were clogging the halls.”
The North Carolina School Public Relations Association (NCSPRA) has honored Surry County Schools for excellence in communications. Surry County Schools earned a total of eight Blue Ribbon Awards for outstanding and effective communication. NCSPRA presented the awards during a virtual ceremony on February 5, 2021.
Spencer LeClair, an Air Force Junior ROTC cadet at Surry Central High School has received a scholarship to attend an accredited aviation university participating in a private pilot license training program in the summer of 2021.
Surry-Yadkin Works is the first community-based internship program of its kind in North Carolina, officially beginning on Jan. 1, 2021, that covers a two-county region. The program has hit the ground running with 48 students being placed in internships for the spring 2021 semester.
The Duke Energy Foundation has awarded Copeland Elementary School in Surry County, N.C., a $10,000 Duke Energy Renewables grant to fund the purchase of Chromebooks for students.