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Haynes resigns from I-SS Board

A seat on the Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education left vacant by the resignation of Cindy Haynes this week will be filled by the selection of other board members.  This according to an e-mail from Iredell Board of Elections Director Becky Galliher which says state law mandates that since the office is non-partisan. Haynes cited […]

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I-SS names new Statesville High School Principal

PRESS RELEASE T​he Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education approved Mr. Hans Lassiter as the new principal for Statesville High School on Monday, August 7,2017. ​Mr. Lassiter received his Bachelor of Arts degree from North Carolina A&T in 1989. He furthered his education with a Master of Arts degree from NC Central University, a Masters of […]

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I-SS names new Celeste Henkel principal

FROM PRESS RELEASE Keeley Ward began her career with Iredell-Statesville Schools in 2001 as an English Language Arts teacher at North Iredell Middle School. In 2007, Ms. Ward became the Literacy coach at Statesville Middle School where she provided teachers and administrators with professional learning on the use of student data, including identifying trends and […]

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I-SS planning to use $1.3 million from savings

Iredell-Statesville Schools will use more than $1.3 million from the savings account next school year. That’s subject to change, but the tentative plan came following a budget meeting yesterday afternoon according to board member Cindy Haynes. Right now, the plan is to remove funding for school gate guards while keeping money for fifteen instructional facilitator […]

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I-SS Board meets today to talk budget

It’s time to talk budget. The Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education meets this afternoon to look at the options. Staff previously outlined two plans — one using $1 million from savings, the other using $0. Without a state budget right now, any local decisions are subject to change. Board member Cindy Haynes tells WSIC that […]

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I-SS Board to talk budget options

ADAPTED RADIO SCRIPT The Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education will talk budget Thursday. Board members received two options in the draft proposal – one using $1 million from savings, the other using $0. Proposed reductions include $137,000 for gate guards and about $114,000 for a one-time bonus. About $1.3 million is suggested to be added […]

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I-SS names principal for agriculture early college

PRESS RELEASE At the regularly scheduled Board of Education Meeting tonight, Iredell-Statesville Schools named Billy Wells as Principal of the new Early College for Agriculture on campus at North Iredell HIgh School ​Coming to Iredell-Statesville Schools from the private sector, Mr. Billy Wells brought a wealth of business experience, team building knowledge and processes to […]

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AFTERNOON NEWSCAST: Charge filed in fatal wreck, I-SS board to hold mid-year review

The person who the Highway Patrol says was driving a vehicle during a fatal west Iredell accident last month is facing one count of misdemeanor death by vehicle. That’s according to the accident report in which the Highway Patrol estimates that the vehicle driven by Donovan White hit a tree at about 50 miles per […]

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Iredell-Statesville and Mooresville Graded Schools along with Iredell County signed joint resolutions concerning education Tuesday - Image Source: Iredell-Statesville Schools Facebook

Iredell County joins school districts in asking state for flexibility

Iredell County along with Iredell-Statesville and Mooresville Graded Schools signed three joint resolutions yesterday. All are made as requests to state lawmakers. One deals with the school calendar which is, of course, regulated by the state. Officials are asking for more local flexibility and that students be allowed to take first semester exams before Christmas […]

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LNES to offer dual immersion language program

PRESS RELEASE As Lake Norman Elementary Principal Mark Shinkaruk rose to speak to his faculty after school on February 7th, the air was thick with anticipation. The first words Mr. Shinkaruk spoke were to thank his staff for always putting students first. “We have a strong team, a strong family here at Lake Norman Elementary. […]

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