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Victim identified in Tuesday shooting outside Central Elementary

The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man injured in Tuesday’s shooting outside Central Elementary School as thirty-three year-old Micahel Callicut. He remains in critical condition. (AUDIO: Sheriff Darren Campbell) “…suspect who had went into the school. With that being said, she went for help.” Sheriff Darren Campbell who says they know his wife […]

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Iredell County Sheriff's Deputies stand outside Central School where authorities say an individual was shot in a vehicle Tuesday afternoon.

One injured in shooting outside Iredell school

One person was injured in a shooting outside Central Elementary School in north Iredell County Tuesday afternoon. Sheriff Darren Campbell says 33-year-old Michael Callicut was shot inside a vehicle; and that his wife is being questioned as a suspect in the case. Speaking at a press conference Tuesday afternoon, Campbell said it appears the couple was coming […]

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ISS Chief Technology Officer continues fellowship program

PRESS RELEASE Dr. David Blattner, Chief Technology Officer for Iredell-Statesville Schools recently returned from the first Lilead Summer Institute at the University of Maryland, College Park. This Summer Institute was the second in-person meeting of the Lilead Fellows Program, an intensive 18-month professional leadership development program for district library supervisors to work closely on similar […]

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Lake-area students among Merit Scholarship semifinalists

Lake-area students are among those to be named semifinalists for the twenty-sixteen National Merit Scholarship Program. These students are part of a highly competitive and highly prestigious program with more than thirty-two million dollars of scholarship money on the table. The list of semifinalists include students from Concord, Davidson, Denver, Hickory, Huntersville, Mooresville and other […]

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MGSD reminding parents of immunization deadline

PRESS RELEASE Per NC General Statute 130A-155, no child shall attend a school (K-12), whether public, private or religious, or a day-care facility as defined in G.S. 110-86(3), unless a certificate of immunization indicating that the child has received the immunizations required by G.S. 130A-152 is presented to the school or facility. The child’s immunization […]

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A group of sixth grade students at Northview IB with their new MacBooks in the school library

Students return for first day of school

Students were back to school yesterday. WSIC caught-up with Superintendent Brady Johnson at Northview IB yesterday morning. (AUDIO).“Well we’re very excited about the first day of school its one of the most important days in the life of the community. A lot of work takes place months and months ahead of time to get ready […]

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Iredell-Statesville Schools signs agreement with Tower Bridge International Education Group/D & R Consultants
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I-SS to be model district for exchange student programs

PRESS RELEASE This morning on the grounds of Statesville High School an agreement between Tower Bridge International Education Group/D & R Consultants and Iredell-Statesville Schools was signed. With this agreement in place, Iredell-Statesville Schools will be the model for schools in the eastern United States providing educational opportunities and host families for Chinese students wishing […]

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Rising 6th grade students at Mount Mourne IB getting comfortable at transition camp.
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Transition camps help rising middle and high schoolers

The transition from elementary to middle school or from middle to high school can be tough for some students. With that in mind, various transition camps are being held throughout Iredell-Statesville Schools this week. (AUDIO).“The children come and we make them feel comfortable. We show them around the school.  All there 6th grade teachers are […]

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Pictured from L-R, Cadets Spencer and Bowers at Leadership Academy.
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A busy summer for Mooresville NJROTC cadets

PRESS RELEASE Mooresville High School Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) Cadets engaged in a wide variety of challenging activities throughout the summer. The summer started with six Cadets attending sail training in Moncks Corner, SC. The MHS Cadets took four of the top five spots in the first annual Strickland Memorial regatta. Cadet […]

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South Elementary receives grant

FROM PRESS RELEASE MOORESVILLE, N.C. – The Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation has awarded a $6,158 grant to Mooresville Graded School District’s South Elementary School for a cafeteria refresh. The refresh will involve the purchase of 210 chairs to be used for parent involvement meetings. The previous chairs and tables in the cafeteria were 20 […]

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