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2015-05-26Developing

Two South Iredell HS students charged in bomb scare investigation

South Iredell High School was evacuated Tuesday morning following a bomb scare in the cafeteria building. Troutman Police Chief Matthew Selves tells WSIC that two small alarm clocks were found inside an un-used locker.  He says the person responsible for doing so did it following a call to action posted on social media. Students Shannon […]

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2015-05-06ChamberAwardNewsBacker

Statesville chamber recognized for social media, web campaign

FROM PRESS RELEASE Blowing Rock, NC – The Greater Statesville Chamber of Commerce was recently recognized, through the Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (CACCE), as having the top Social Media/Website campaign for Chambers throughout North and South Carolina. The award was presented at the CACCE Staff Leadership Development Conference at the Chetola Resort […]

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2015-05-05SchoolMeeting

Continued talks on supplemental pay for principals

The Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education continued its discussion about supplemental pay for principals last night. Board member Martin Page recently called for more structure in determining the local amount added to what these employees receive from the state. Four principals addressed the board – their message was that they love their jobs, and put […]

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ISS discussions on school principals

The Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education meets Monday and will continue it’s discussion about the roles and responsibilities of principals and how administrator contracts are negotiated. Board member Martin Page expressed concern at a recent meeting about a state law that allows Principles to change student grades. He wants to see regular reports of when […]

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I-SS receives $397K federal grant

FROM PRESS RELEASE In a time of increasingly tighter budgets, Iredell Statesville Schools has found ways to bridge funding gaps by writing innovative grants.  Many of these grants have been directed to emotional and psychological support for our students. A limited number of mental health professionals, barriers to accessing services, untreated mental disorders and increasing student […]

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Mooresville schools announce teachers of the year

PRESS RELEASE Congratulations to all of our 2015 Teachers of the Year and 2015 Beginning Teachers of the Year in Mooresville Graded School District! Certainly all of the school nominees were well deserving of this honor, and we recognize the exceptional level of each of our teaching professionals in the Mooresville Graded School District! Being […]

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Pressly School placed on lockdown

Pressly School in Statesville was placed on lockdown Thursday morning, according to Iredell-Statesville Schools. Spokesperson Susie Wiberg issued the following statement via e-mail: “At approximately 9:30 this morning, Pressly School was placed on a lockdown status as a precautionary measure after two students became argumentative and aggressive.  There are additional police officers on campus at […]

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I-SS Board asking for extra $4.6M

  In a six-one vote, the Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education agreed to ask the county for an additional four point six million in funding next school year.   Martin Page was the single no-vote.  (I’d love to get more. Don’t get me wrong. I’d love for us to get more money, but I just […]

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Legacy Ledership Academy names director; student director

  Legacy Leadership Academy, a new private leadership academy coming to the Lake Norman area, has announced its managing and student directors. Legacy has named Ashley Kopp as managing director and Jennifer Elliot as student director and Curriculum Coordinator. The new school is currently accepting applications for students in kindergarten through fifth grade for the […]

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Davie County High School students win ProStart Invitational

Students from Davie County High School won the North Carolina ProStart Invitational this week. The team presented a mock restaurant idea to a panel of hospitality judges. For the win, students have been offered scholarships from a number of schools and have been invited to the national competition in California next month. Students from the […]

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