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I-SS dual-immersion student uses language skills to help lost child

An Iredell-Statesville Schools dual-immersion language student put his skills to use recently to try to help a little girl find her mother. (AUDIO: Please listen to the report above to hear this audio). That audio courtesy of the East Iredell Elementary Facebook Page. Principal Amy Rhyne says the student, now in middle school, was shopping […]

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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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New N.B. Mills principal named

PRESS RELEASE When an administrator of an educational building tells you that their most important role is to lead their school in instructional excellence, you know you have someone who puts children and their learning first. Sheliah Burnette not only puts students first, but exudes enthusiasm, dependability and a strong work ethic. Ms. Burnette’s building […]

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Pictured are Addison Mixson (L) and Luke Johnson receiving his scholarship (R)

Local students receive scholarship dollars

Local students receiving scholarship money – Statesville High student Addison Mixson will receive more than $75,000 over four years to cheer at Wingate. Statesville’s Thursday Evening Farmers Market has presented its first ever scholarship to Luke Johnson who plans to continue the heritage of his family’s dairy farm in Olin after attending Mount Olive University.

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West Iredell High School holds career fair

PRESS RELEASE Speaking to a gymnasium filled with high school seniors, Sam Mishler, Plant Director of Niagara Bottling in Mooresville shocked the crowd around his table with this fact…”We are the largest private label bottler in the United States”, he said. “Last year we bottled 1.6 billion bottles of water at our Mooresville location.” These […]

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East Iredell Middle School evacuated

Students were evacuated from East Iredell Middle School Thursday afternoon due to smoke coming from the building’s boiler room. Iredell-Statesville Schools spokeswoman Susie Wiberg says the end-of-day dismissal process was initiated since it was so close to the end of the school day. There were no injuries reported. Return to this page for updates on […]

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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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Statesville ABC Board distributes funds to community groups, city

PRESS RELEASE Statesville ABC Announces Distributions and Education Grant Applications More than $11.8 million in profits has been distributed to community organizations since the Statesville ABC Board was organized in 1973.  The legislation approved at that time directed the board to use a portion of the net income for law enforcement, alcohol education and adequate […]

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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 names new Executive Director of Elementary Education

PRESS RELEASE Iredell-Statesville Schools are proud to announce the naming of Mr. Jonathan Ribbeck as the new Executive Director of Elementary Education, beginning August 1, 2017. Mr. Ribbeck will be following Dr. Mary Ann Karriker who will be retiring this summer. Mr. Ribbeck’s career in Iredell-Statesville Schools began in 1999 as a teacher at Monticello […]

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