Mooresville Middle School welcomed students visiting from China with an opening ceremony on Monday, as part of the cultural exchange between the Mooresville Graded School District and the Inner Mongolia Agriculture University’s Middle School.
Republican legislators in both the state House and Senate introduced a deal Thursday that would provide state funding to local school districts in order to help fund special subject areas as the state looks to reduce the kindergarten through third grade class sizes.
The Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education and district administrators celebrated successes and considered next steps Sunday as they reviewed progress toward strategic goals over the past school year.
While many families are getting in those last-minute summer vacations, area school officials are busy planning open houses as the new academic year nears.
Local nonprofit organization Circle of Giving recently awarded $500 scholarships to the following six Iredell high school graduates: Jacqueline Cooper, Mooresville High School; Remyan Gray, South Iredell High School; Maelyn Southers, South Iredell High School; Mallory Myers, North Iredell High School; Sarah Gibson, Mooresville High School; and Kamry Reid, Statesville High School.
Iredell-Statesville Schools bus driver Lisa Riddick saw the funnel cloud that touched down in Iredell County last month. She had children on her bus – students from North middle and high schools. And she was responsible for delivering them safely home.
The Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education is working on a consistent method for schools to provide meals to students who have forgotten their lunch money or are unable to pay.
Marcella Francesca Pansini and Andrew Philip McRacken are among 37 Morehead-Cain Scholars from North Carolina who will attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the fall.
The Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education peered into its crystal ball Thursday as it tried to predict revenues and costs to run the school system beginning July 1, the start of the new school year.
Union Grove Elementary School recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new playground infrastructure. The playground was primarily funded through a capital campaign hosted by the PTO Organization, along with the school’s regular annual fundraisers.
The Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education took its first step toward ordering layoffs to help balance the budget Monday by approving the process for a reduction-in-force.
As students climb the stairs of the big yellow bus parked at Cloverleaf Elementary School, driver Terry Waugh greets each child by name.
Students in teacher Tiffany Fox’s Advanced Placement Studio Art class at Lake Norman High School will put their talents on display Saturday at Cotton Ketchie’s Landmark Galleries in downtown Mooresville.
Iredell-Statesville Schools principals have proposed alternative budget-cutting options in response to a proposed reduction in the number of teacher coaches in the 2017–2018 school budget.
Numerous schools in South Iredell have been or will be celebrating Read Across America as part of the National Education’s Association efforts to promote reading throughout the country.
Martin Page was elected chairman and Chuck Gallyon was elected vice chairman of the Iredell-Statesville Board of Education Monday. Both candidates won on split votes.
An Iredell County public education advocacy group has endorsed a bi-partisan slate of candidates in the races for three seats on the Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education.
Candidates for the Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education took the podium Monday night for a public forum at the Statesville Civic Center.
Monday marks the first day of school for most students in Iredell County, including the two public school districts and two area charter schools. That means more cars, more school buses and more pedestrians.
Iredell-Statesville Schools Superintendent Brady Johnson was given a three-year extension on his contract, but the vote to approve the extension was a narrow one -- 4-3.
Some members of the Iredell-Statesville school board argued against using budget funds for a salary assessment, saying the money could be better spent on a new teacher’s assistant.
Troutman Mayor Ronald “Duck” Wyatt asked the Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education to consider helping fund a school resource officer to cover the Career Academy and Technical School (CATS).
The Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education reviewed plans this week to request a 6 percent increase in general expense funding, which includes an increase in supplements for some system employees.
Lake Norman Elementary School captured top honors at the recent Odyssey of the Mind (“OM”) regional competition held at North Guilford High School.
As kindergarten registration nears for many schools in the county, Mooresville's Coddle Creek Elementary will be signing up next year’s kindergartners to be the first Iredell-Statesville Schools class to go all the way through primary years in an IB school setting.
Iredell-Statesville Schools officials plan to continue initiatives started with the nearly $20 million Race to The Top District grant that funds the IMPACT program, despite the grant’s expiration at the end of this year.
Mooresville and Iredell County schools are partnering with Piedmont Mediation Center, Inc., to offer a different way to solve conflicts like bullying, risky behavior, sexting and truancy.
A Lake Norman High student who unlawfully obtained an administrative computer password did so by using more sophisticated methods than just simply guessing.
Several times over the past year, Iredell-Statesville Schools’ board members discussed simplifying and making more transparent the way central office administrators and principals are paid.