Education memoir: South Rowan High School opens student-run clothing retailer – Salisbury Post
LANDIS — The Wearhouse is a student-founded clothing retailer on the campus of South Rowan High School.
Not only does The Wearhouse create engaging learning opportunities in the workplace through internships, but it also provides a place where students in need of clothing can shop for stylish clothes at little or no cost. This is an internship program open to all students, which means that the program does not focus on any particular subgroup of students.
At The Wearhouse, students create and manage all functions of an on-campus store to meet student clothing needs. Rowan-Salisbury Schools encourages students’ unique life goals by allowing them to explore their career aspirations and personal passions. Another goal is to support students’ interpersonal skills, including leadership, teamwork, work ethic, and problem solving.
Prior to The Wearhouse’s existence, Student Services transported students with clothing needs to the community clothing closet. Options for clothing and jewelry can be found @Shop_The_ Wearhouse on Instagram.
Students who work in The Wearhouse can earn internship hours and have a hands-on space for their real-world work experience while supporting a worthy cause.
Two RSS teachers named to NC Principal Fellows program
SALISBURY – Rockwell Elementary teacher Michelle Whitson and Carson High School teacher Adam Clark received scholarships for the two-year Master of School Administration program at UNC Charlotte to train the best leaders for PK-12 schools in the region.
Students will begin their program by taking evening classes on the UNC Charlotte campus in the fall while continuing their teaching duties. The program pays for tuition, books, and all fees. Students complete a one-year paid internship at a district-designated school during the second year.
Graduates will earn a master’s degree in school administration and will be eligible for licensure in North Carolina as a school administrator. Upon graduation, students are guaranteed a leadership position in RSS and are supported by an executive coach provided by the program. Students will have the opportunity to attend professional training and conferences paid for by UNC Charlotte.
Applications open for the Treasure Feamster Scholarship
The Interfaith Ministers Fellowship Scholarship Committee is accepting applications for this year’s Treasure Feamster Fellowship until April 11. The scholarships are available to high school students who are members of an IMF-affiliated church, regardless of their field of study.
Students can check with their guidance office or affiliated churches or call 704-639-1894 or 704-433-3277 to apply.
Two NC educators receive presidential awards for teaching math and science
Two North Carolina elementary school teachers were honored this week as recipients of the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching, the highest honor K-12 teachers can receive for teaching. teaching of these two subjects by the federal government. A total of 102 teachers across the country were named by President Joe Biden as recipients of the 2020 award in an announcement made earlier this week.
The two recipients from North Carolina are Sarah Remery, fourth-grade math teacher at Trindale Elementary School in Randolph County, and Andi Webb, K-2 science teacher and instructional coach at Forest Hills Global Elementary School. in New Hanover County.
Applicants follow a rigorous application process that allows them to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of content and their ability to adapt to a wide range of learners and teaching environments. A panel of eminent mathematicians, scientists, and educators at the state and national levels evaluate nominations before recommending candidates to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.