Fraternities worse than Animal House fail to pay for casualties
As a senior at Elon University in Elon, N.C., he broke his neck when he was grabbed from behind and dragged out of a keg party held by a chapter of one of the largest national fraternities, Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity Inc.
West Stanly wins Quiz Bowl title
West Stanly High School was named the 2013 Stanly County Public Library Quiz Bowl champion after besting North Stanly High School in the final round of the competition Saturday afternoon.
Intent for New London Choice Middle
The Stanly County Board of Education met for a special session on Tuesday evening before their work session meeting at 7:00 p.m. The special meeting was held in closed session.
SCS Facilities Committee Meeting
There were numerous items on the agenda for the SCS school board Facilities Committee meeting on Monday night, from the awnings at WSMS to the use of the playground equipment at Ridgecrest Elementary.
SCS explores ways to enhance curriculum
The Stanly County Board of Education met recently for a work session.
Superintendent Dr. Terry Griffin provided a summary of the meeting in a later interview.
School Board Meeting for February
The Stanly County Board of Education met for their regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday night and had a plethora of items on the agenda for discussion.
SCC still has Back-to-Work funds available
Stanly Community College (SCC) received $326,774 in grant funding last year for the Back-to-Work program.
NCECA announces available scholarships
This year the North Carolina Extension & Community Association (NCECA) will offer a scholarship in the amount of $600 to a high school senior or an adult homemaker who wishes to return to school.
The deadline for the NCECA Scholarship is Feb. 1.
SCC Digital Photography class pays off for students
Among the first to graduate from Stanly Community College’s Digital Photogra-phy program last summer were David Furr, Kathy Harwood, Christi Tucker and Brenda Todd, all of whom have begun putting their knowledge and talent to good use.
WSHS ESL students experience Cultural Day
The students in the English as a Second Language (ESL) class at West Stanly High School (WSHS) gave thanks over tortilla chips, salsa and refried beans right before the Thanksgiving holiday break.
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