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Apr. 15, 2014 @ 05:03 AM

Inductees honored for RCS Hall-of-Fame

Educators and supporters of Rutherford County Schools (RCS) gathered at the Carolina Event and Conference Center on Saturday to honor five influential individuals who were inducted into the 2014 Rutherford County Schools Hall-of-Fame.

Apr. 15, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

REaCH recognized for Blue Ribbon Award

"I congratulate you and appreciate the model you are, not only for us but for the nation as well," Superintendent Dr. Janet Mason said to staff and students of Rutherford Early College High School (REaCH) during a special reception on Monday.

Apr. 15, 2014 @ 03:37 AM

Isothermal will offer CPR class

In an emergency situation, especially involving cardiac arrest, every second counts.

Instructors with the Isothermal Community College EMS program are offering a special CPR class called “When Seconds Count” to help prepare people for those types of emergencies.

Apr. 15, 2014 @ 03:05 AM

Board to hear report on innovation fund

The Rutherford County Board of Education will hear a report on the Education and Workforce Innovation Fund grant the school system recently received during its regular meeting tonight.

Apr. 13, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

A {STEM}ulating expo

Over 1,000 sixth-grade students explored the many real-world uses of science and technology at Isothermal Community College (ICC) on Friday.

Apr. 13, 2014 @ 04:45 AM

County schools recognized by PBIS

Three schools in Rutherford County were recognized by the Exceptional Children Division of the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction at the annual Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS) Initiative Workshop & Recognition.

Apr. 10, 2014 @ 05:07 AM

Cooke accepts new position in Raleigh

Amy Cooke said that some of her best memories of Isothermal Community College (ICC) are the graduations. She has been the Director of College and Career Readiness at ICC four years and is leaving to become the coordinator of professional development and technical support with the North Carolina Community College system in Raleigh.

Apr. 08, 2014 @ 04:30 AM

RCS makes plans for $800,000 grant

Rutherford County Schools (RCS) plans to use an $800,000 grant from the state, to transform its three traditional high schools by adding early college design principles and creating more college classes.

Apr. 04, 2014 @ 04:40 AM

Putting a stop to distracted driving

Students took the pledge to stop texting and driving while learning about the risks of alcohol during Isothermal Community College's (ICC) annual Alcohol Awareness and Safe Driving Program on Thursday. The goal of the day is to educate students of the dangers of impaired or distracted driving. The event was sponsored by the Student Government Association (SGA).

Apr. 03, 2014 @ 04:45 AM

A living presidential museum

Students dove into history this week by portraying the roles of the first seven presidents of the United States.

Apr. 02, 2014 @ 05:09 AM

Nearly 3,000 children impacted by Partnership for Children

There were 2,982 children impacted by the Partnership for Children of the Foothills in 2013. Another 541 families were impacted through Family Support programs and 337 teachers were impacted by training and technical assistance.

Apr. 02, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Welcome to America

Where is your passport? Where will you live? Where are you going to work?

These questions and more were asked of second-grade Thomas Jefferson Grammar School students during a special Immigration Day held at Crestview Baptist Church on Tuesday.

Apr. 01, 2014 @ 04:39 AM

Chase Beta Club ready for nationals

Chase students are taking their talents to the national level this summer.

Apr. 01, 2014 @ 04:38 AM

Showcasing technology in the schools

Digital Learning in Rutherford County Schools (RCS) was on display at Sunshine Elementary School Saturday evening.

Mar. 30, 2014 @ 08:21 AM

TJCA hosts pet fundraiser