News: Education

Apr. 15, 2014 @ 10:36 AM

Reality Store eye-opening experience

If high school freshmen entered a time machine that would take them into the future, maybe they could see how their choices impact their lives. Perhaps they would be more inclined to stay in school, graduate and make better career decisions.


Apr. 03, 2014 @ 03:35 PM

Local historians to discuss Civil War books

Local historians Mac Whatley and Brad Foley will discuss two new books about Randolph County during the Civil war at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 23.


Mar. 31, 2014 @ 02:32 PM

RCS honors ice storm heroes

Janice Gallimore, Kaye Manning, Ashley Albertson and Tangie Miller, cafeteria staff at Hopewell Elementary School, don’t consider themselves as heroes.


Mar. 28, 2014 @ 03:08 PM

Hunsucker graduates leadership program

Eleven students graduated from Randolph Community College’s seventh annual Student Leadership Academy on March 18. One of them, Thomas Jacob Hunsucker, is from Trinity.


Mar. 26, 2014 @ 09:04 AM

Students gain real-world experience shadowing professionals at work

To encourage students to think toward the future, 72 students from Archdale-Trinity Middle School got a close-up look at career options on March 11.


Mar. 25, 2014 @ 03:11 PM

RCC showcases portraits of veterans

“Photographic Explorations of Veterans Potential for Peace” is a series of portraits of veterans along with statements about their service. 


Mar. 24, 2014 @ 05:45 PM

Applications sought for high school leadership program

The Randolph Community College Foundation has established a high school leadership development program for rising ninth graders, The program is modeled after RCC’s Student Leadership Academy.


Mar. 24, 2014 @ 03:56 PM

RCC Fire and Rescue College rescheduled

Numerous courses in firefighting, emergency care, rescue, safety and leadership skills are scheduled for April 11-13 at RCC’s Asheboro Campus and at the Emergency Services Training Center.


Mar. 19, 2014 @ 06:18 PM

Retiring WHS coach will cheer from the sidelines

Wheatmore High School's head basketball coach David Spell has called his last play. 


Mar. 17, 2014 @ 05:49 PM

Applications sought for RCC's high school leadership program

The Randolph Community College Foundation has established a high school leadership development program for rising ninth graders, modeled after RCC’s Student Leadership Academy.


Mar. 17, 2014 @ 03:27 PM

Rotary creates new scholarship

The Rotary Club of Archdale-Trinity has created a $500 scholarship to be awarded to a college-bound 2014 graduating senior from Trinity or Wheatmore high schools. 


Mar. 17, 2014 @ 02:54 PM

Kelly’s leadership elevated THS basketball

Following an epic season in which he notched his 500th career win and was named PAC-6 Coach of the Year, Trinity High School’s head basketball coach Tim Kelly will retire March 31.


Mar. 11, 2014 @ 04:38 PM

Salisbury Confederate Prison Symposium registration open

The Robert F. Hoke Chapter No. 78 of the United Daughters of the Confederacy will hold the 17th Annual Salisbury Confederate Prison Symposium on April 4-6.


Mar. 10, 2014 @ 04:07 PM

CISNC serves more students statewide

Communities In Schools of North Carolina released new data this week from the 2012-2013 school year showing more than 215,000 students served across the state, the most the organization has served in its 25 year history. 


Mar. 10, 2014 @ 04:05 PM

Schools hosts musical performances

Cultural arts are thriving at Randolph County Schools with musical performances.


Mar. 10, 2014 @ 03:30 PM

Gala for the Children tickets on sale

There’s no place like Adaumont Farm in the spring. Follow the yellow brick road on Saturday, April 12, to the Randolph County Partnership for Children’s 2014 Gala for the Children, presented by PNC Bank.


Mar. 05, 2014 @ 03:05 PM

RCC students, graduates are NCPPA winners

Randolph Community College photography graduate Jerry Wolford won the Photographer of the Year award from the North Carolina Press Photographers Association for the second year in the row. It was the third time in his career that he has earned the honor. 


Mar. 04, 2014 @ 02:30 PM

STAR3 students honored

Randolph County Schools honored STAR3 students at their regular Feb. 17 board meeting. STAR3 stands for students who are respectful, responsible and doing the right thing.


Mar. 03, 2014 @ 05:40 PM

John Lawrence Elementary honor rolls

Honor rolls from John Lawrence Elementary School.


Mar. 03, 2014 @ 05:26 PM

Art school bound

Two Trinity High School students have been accepted to the Design and Production School at the North Carolina School for the Arts in Winston-Salem.


Feb. 24, 2014 @ 02:44 PM

Trindale Elementary honor rolls

Second quarter honor and perfect attendance rolls.


Feb. 24, 2014 @ 01:48 PM

Randolph students keep spring break

At a special called meeting on Friday, Feb. 21, Randolph County Schools decided not to use days previously designated as spring break to make up those missed due to inclement weather.


Feb. 20, 2014 @ 07:26 AM

Randolph County Schools sets makeup days

Officials from Randolph County Schools are looking forward to spring. They now face the rather daunting task of making up days when schools were closed due to winter weather or one sort or another. The system has missed a total of 55.5 hours of instructional time during the 2013-2014 school year.


Feb. 19, 2014 @ 12:39 AM

‘Wizard of Oz’ Gala for the Children is April 12

Volunteers for the Randolph County Partnership for Children are sliding into their ruby red slippers and teaming up to follow the yellow brick road to Kyle Petty’s Adaumont Farm for the Gala for the Children.


Feb. 19, 2014 @ 12:37 AM

It’s curtains for THS theatre

No need to worry — the theater program still thrives. Theater students recently joined THS Theater Teacher Michael Johnson to fabricate new curtains to replace the old ones — on a weekend, no less!