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10/01/09-County BOE passes budget
Randolph County Schools finally has a budget for 2009-2010 after the school board passed a resolution Monday night.
 
10/05/09-Leaders resolve to tackle poverty
Randolph County leaders, from high school students to state legislators, focused their attention Monday on ways to address poverty in schools and the community.
 
10/05/09-Board OKs SRO
The board approved a request from Sheriff Maynard Reid to assume responsibilities for providing a school resource officer (SRO) to Archdale-Trinity Middle School. The request would not require any extra funds from the county.
 
10/27/09-Students turn on to technology at RCC
Technology fields offer a wide variety of opportunities for students considering career choices.
 
11/06/09-Students Aid Polar Bears
Local students are doing their part — penny by penny by penny — to ensure the N.C. Zoo’s expansion and renovation of the polar bear exhibit becomes a reality in 2012.
 
11/09/09-School Calendar Draft Presented
A draft 2011-12 school year calendar for Randolph County Schools will be posted on the school system’s revamped website for public review and comment through Jan. 4.
 
12/04/09 School to honor 85 years
FRANKLINVILLE — A celebration of Grays Chapel School’s “85 years of excellence” takes place Saturday. Alumni, former staff and faculty, and past and present county and school officials are planning to take part in Saturday’s recognition, from 2-4 p.m.
 
12/12/09 Students Work to Help Classmate
“Candy Grams” are being sent at Uwharrie Middle School as a fund-raiser for a former student who was injured in a June accident.
 
12/12/09 Partnership to help renovate barn at PGHS
A more than 60-year-old gray barn sits at one corner of the Providence Grove High School campus, awaiting renovation and extensive use by Randolph County Schools students for hands-on agricultural education activities.
 
12/14/09 Lambeth to lead school board
The youngest member of the Randolph County Board of Education — Matthew Lambeth — was selected Monday night to serve as the school board’s chair for the next year.
 
12/16/09 Car hits school bus
The N.C. Highway Patrol is investigating an accident involving a car and a school bus Wednesday in Franklinville in which the driver of the vehicle allegedly fled the scene, according to officials.
 
12/10/09 Grays Chapel teacher named teacher of excellence
Elisha Kivett is a teacher of excellence in a specialty that often doesn’t get much attention.
 
12/02/09 Last bell will ring for Meier
Co-workers, present and past, came together last week to honor Dremia Meier, retiring director of board/community relations for Randolph County Schools.
 
01/01/10 Top Ten of 2009
Asheboro City Schools, Randolph County Schools and Randolph Community College all experienced operational cutbacks due to the state economic situation during 2009.
 
01/05/10 Randleman football field issues aired
RHS athletic director and RMS principal spoke with the Randleman Board of Aldermen about the possibility of replacing the current grass football field with artificial turf.
 
1/12/10 County schools OK calendar
A 2011-12 Randolph County Schools calendar, approved Tuesday by the Randolph County Board of Education, calls for students to attend school from Aug. 25, 2011, through June 7, 2012, for that school year.
 
1/19/10 Anti-gang program working in Randolph County Schools
An anti-gang program for seventh graders in Randolph County schools is believed to be having great results.
 
1/15/10 Randolph school leader gets contract extension
Superintendent Donald Andrews will continue to lead Randolph County Schools through the 2012-2013 school year.
 
1/16/10 Students, start your engines: Wheatmore High to open new auto tech lab
Students at the new Wheatmore High will be introduced Thursday to the school’s Automotive Services Technology Lab.
 
1/19/10 Anti-gang program working in Randolph County Schools
An anti-gang program for seventh graders in Randolph County schools is believed to be having great results.
 
1/23/10 - Schools eyed to devise 10-year plan
The Randolph County school system has building capacity to house its student population which has stabilized in recent years.
 
1/25/10 County Youth Summit on Horizon
Community leaders and school representatives received a preview Monday of what will take place at the first-ever Randolph County Schools Youth Summit.
 
1/26/10 Local educator attends NCCAT seminar
Shenna D. Alvis of Southmont Elementary School recently attended a seminar held at the N.C. Center for the Advancement of Teaching in Cullowhee.
 
2/01/10 Icy conditions wreak havoc on schedules
Icy conditions from the weekend winter storm continue to affect schedules, resulting in more closings, postponements and an even extension for a tax deadline.
 
2-09-10 Mebane wins county spelling crown
“Begonia” was the championship word which Alex Mebane spelled correctly in the 12th round, along with “primal,” to win Randolph County Schools’ 2010 Spelling Bee Tuesday night.
 
2-11-10 Randolph Teacher of Year named regional finalist
Courtney Davis of Randleman High School, Randolph County Schools Teacher of the Year, was announced Thursday as one of nine teachers statewide who’s been chosen a regional finalist for 2010-11 N.C. Teacher of the Year honors.
 
2/16/10 Referendum gains support
The Randolph County Board of Education gave unanimous support Monday night to passage of the one-quarter cent sales tax to fund Randolph Community College capital needs.
 
2/18/10 BackPack program feeds $10,000 into needy local school
Every Friday afternoon at Ramseur Elementary School, black backpacks filled with nutritious, kid-friendly foods are distributed to some 50 youngsters who might otherwise be hungry over the weekend.
 
2/23/10 TES students support "Pennies for Polar Bears" fundraiser
Trinity's students were encouraged to bring pennies and spare change to help build a new Polar Bear exhibit at the North Carolina Zoological Park in Asheboro.
 
2/24/10 NERMS represents RCS in Science Olympiad
The Husky Science Olympiad Team competed in the North Carolina Science Olympiad on Saturday, 2-20-10. The Huskies were one of many schools from 11 counties to compete in the Greensboro Regional Tournament, and they were the only team representing Randolph County.
 
2/24/10 School board’s Lawson, Guthrie won’t run again
Two of three incumbents on the Randolph County Board of Education won’t be seeking re-election this year while the third filed Tuesday for another term.
 
2/25/10 FFA leads effort to restore barn
Original article posted 2/9/10-Providence Grove High School will be ready when the cows come home, thanks to the FFA and Campbell’s Soups.
 
2/26/10 Author honors teacher who ‘impacted my life’
Uwharrie Middle School is celebrating reading and the upcoming release of a book, “Shaman’s Spark,” written by one of its own, art and yearbook teacher Marcus Lawson.
 
2/27/10 Liberty School students take walk in history book
The mark of a good teacher is one that makes learning come to life. On Friday, Liberty School teacher Lora Ritter brought Black History to life for students at her school by creating a Black History Wax Museum.
 
3/01/10 Volunteer loves to help children learn
Lewallen, of Asheboro, has volunteered at Ramseur School for 15 years. Considering she also spent nearly a quarter of a century as a teacher in Franklinville and Ramseur classrooms, Lewallen also understands the ongoing need for volunteers.
 
3/01/10 Changes in the future for county schools
A combination of new schools and renovations of current schools are contained in the Randolph County Schools 10-year facilities plan to be adopted later this month.
 
3/03/10 Updated calendar for RCS
Revised 2009-2010 Randolph County Schools' traditional calendar due to make-up days.
 
3/4/10 Math Mania at Gray's Chapel School
At Grays Chapel, when it comes to math, things are adding up.
 
3/8/10 Making a 
difference, 
one Warrior 
at a time
This article was originally posted 2/26/10. Eric Johnson strives to be a leader who makes a difference in the lives of his students and faculty — one Warrior at a time
 
3/4/10 Lawson hanging up BOE hat
Grady Lawson is retiring from the Randolph County Board of Education after 40 years
 
3/09/10 Liberty School students take walk in history book
Originally posted 2/27/10- The mark of a good teacher is one that makes learning come to life. On Friday, Liberty School teacher Lora Ritter brought Black History to life for students at her school by creating a Black History Wax Museum.
 
3/12/10 Archdale-Trinity Middle School retains crown in Battle of the Books
Archdale-Trinity Middle School is the champ of the annual Randolph County Schools Battle of the Books again.
 
3/12/10 Emily Byrd from Fox 8 visits Seagrove Elementary
Seagrove Elementary School students enjoy a visit from Fox 8's Emily Byrd, who spoke with the group of 2nd graders about weather. (Video)
 
3/18/10 Guthrie, Lawson 
decline re-election
Six candidates are vying for three seats on the Randolph County Board of Education, including incumbent LaVerne Williams and former Board member Tommy McDonald.
 
3/18/10 New leader at Wheatmore
The Randolph County Board of Education this week named Paul C. Brannon the principal of Wheatmore High effective July 1. Brannon is currently serving as principal of Albemarle Middle School in Stanly County.
 
3/24/10 Youth Summit aims to ‘empower’ students
The student-led event — for county middle and high school students — will be held Friday, a teacher workday, from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., at Providence Grove High School, 5555 Mack Lineberry Road, off N.C. 22, Climax.
 
3/26/10 Youth summit teaches about the future
Randolph County Schools middle and high school students took advantage Friday of opportunities to expand their horizons, learning about leadership development as well as activities to avoid.
 
3/31/10 The Century Council brings Ask Listen Learn to Liberty, NC!
Braving thunderstorms and tornadoes, The Century Council brought its Ask, Listen, Learn program to Northeastern Randolph Middle School at Liberty, NC on Monday for an event with Rep. Howard Coble (NC-06.)
 
4/8/10 PGHS barn restoration this weekend
Providence Grove High School’s drab gray barn is receiving its bright red Campbell’s Soup facelift, with white trim, this weekend.
 
4/9/10 Providence Grove Students Makeover Barn
You helped local high schoolers win a national competition. Now they're on a three-day mission to makeover a historic barn. (Plus News 2 Video)
 
4/12/10 It’s a ‘community’ barn now
A community celebration marked completion of the restored 64-year-old Providence Grove High School barn which now displays a bright tin roof and red painted structure with white trim.
 
4/13/10 Was it 'Providence?'
A killdeer, named ‘Providence’ by Providence Grove High School students, lifts off its nest, which contains four speckled eggs, Sunday afternoon before the barn restoration celebration.
 
4/17/10 Students poised to be future leaders
“Developing future leaders in marketing, management and entrepreneurship” is the aim of DECA.
 
4/20/10 Board supports lead, reading teachers
The Randolph County Board of Education lent its support Monday night to two causes: To having lead teachers and reading teachers at all 17 elementary schools next school year, and to the statewide Fund Schools First campaign.
 
4/21/10 ERHS Catalyst Dance Company to hold concert
Eastern Randolph High School’s Catalyst Dance Company will present a Reunion Concert on Friday at 7 p.m. in the Eastern Randolph High School Theater.
 
4/27/10 Communities In Schools makes impact
James Cannon thought he was good at sports and nothing else until Dwight Cheek, a mentor with Communities In Schools of Randolph County (CISRC), came into his life.
 
4/27/10 Archdale-Trinity teacher springs into action
Getting middle school kids interested in exercise is difficult. Just ask Cindy Clodfelter, an educator at Archdale-Trinity Middle School.
 
4/30/10 Two Randolph high school principals appointed
Two current Randolph County Schools principals have been tapped to take over the helms of Eastern Randolph and Southwestern Randolph high schools for the 2010-11 school year.
 
5/5/10 Linking Love for Timmy
Shelley Kirby, Communities In Schools coordinator, left, and Taryn Brown, a school counselor, put together paper chains during lunch time Wednesday at Randleman Elementary School.
 
5/1/10 School takes library back in time
Hoping to make reading fun for students, Tabernacle Elementary’s media center workers transformed a portion of the school’s library into a 1950s diner this week.
 
5/5/10 Tabernacle students reap reward from hard work
Days after winning the second annual Randolph County Schools Elementary Battle of the Books, Tabernacle Elementary students were still excited about the victory Wednesday.
 
5/5/10 Davis honored as state finalist
Randleman High School’s Courtney Davis was formally recognized Wednesday night as one of nine regional finalists for North Carolina Teacher of the Year.
 
5/6/10 'Cinderella'
Band, chorus and theater students in Providence Grove High School’s Performing Arts Department are presenting “Cinderella” this weekend.
 
5/7/10 Spring musical May 7, 8, 14
An inept gang of greasers and the Pink Ladies rule Rydell High School. During the next two weekends, they will rule the campuses of Trinity and Wheatmore high schools with three performances of the musical ‘Grease.’
 
5/14/10 Asheboro, Randolph honor outstanding teachers
Asheboro City Schools and Randolph County Schools will honor 40 of their outstanding teachers on Thursday, May 20, during the annual Teacher of the Year Banquet at Pinewood Country Club.
 
5/14/10 School finds cure 
for ‘senioritis’ — graduation
A mass outbreak of ‘senioritis’ is expected among all Trinity High School seniors, said Principal Denise Lackey, but the cure is in sight. Graduation will be held Tuesday, June 8.
 
5/16/10 RECHS graduates first class
Fifty-nine Randolph County Schools students will make history Wednesday morning when they receive their high school diplomas.
 
5/16/10 Toth taking over reins at Southwestern Randolph High
 Brian Toth calls his new duties “challenging ... but it’s a good kind of challenge.”
 
5/18/10 Power outage closes five schools
Five Randolph County schools were dismissed early on Monday due to power outages in both the Trinity and northeastern areas.
 
5/23/10 A tiger inspires Randleman High students
Jerry Torres envisioned a world with less trash.
To illustrate the idea, he made a tiger, the school mascot, for his senior project at Randleman High School.

 
5/21/10 City, county select top teachers
Janet Burgess, top left, beams as she’s presented the Randolph County Schools Teacher of the Year plaque by Schools Superintendent Donald Andrews. She’s a first-grade teacher at Grays Chapel Elementary.
 
5/28/10 Educator selected to study in Belize
Archdale Elementary School lead teacher Lisa Garrison will experience science — her favorite subject.
 
6/2/10 Class of 2010 graduations approach
More than 2,000 members of the Class of 2010 will be graduating from 13 area public high schools June 8 through June 12.
 
6/4/10 Two principals appointed
Two present assistant middle school principals for Randolph County Schools have been selected principals for the upcoming 2010-11 school year.
 
6/4/10 Trinity’s ROTC program honors cadets
Trinity and Wheatmore high school cadets in the Air Force Junior ROTC were honored for their achievements during the school year.
 
6/8/10 PGHS: 145 turn tassels
Providence Grove High School graduated 145 seniors Tuesday night in its second ever graduation.
 
6/8/10 SWRHS: ‘Life lessons and memories’
One member of the graduating Class of 2010 at Southwestern Randolph High School stood before his classmates Tuesday night as a continuing inspiration to them and the entire community.
 
6/8/10 RHS: 'Treasure the memories'
A balmy June evening with a predominance of blue and orange everywhere; the congested intersection at Academy and High Point streets. Anyone driving through the main thoroughfare of Randleman Tuesday could recognize the signs. It was graduation day at Randleman High School.
 
6/8/10 ERHS: Grads savor accomplishment
Eastern Randolph High School’s Class of 2010 applauds after Principal Brandon Scruggs announces the handing out of diplomas would began during Tuesday night’s commencement held in the ERHS Football Stadium.
 
6/15/10 Schools may have to dig deeper
“Hard choices” and “areas that have been sacred” were responses to one Randolph County commissioner’s question Monday afternoon about the impact of a 3 percent cut in local schools’ appropriations for the upcoming fiscal year.
 
6/13/10 3 honored as Randolph Beginning Teacher of Excellence
Three Randolph County Schools first-year teachers have been recognized as a Beginning Teacher of Excellence for the 2009-10 school year.
 
6/21/10 County schools meal prices the same
School lunch prices will remain unchanged for Randolph County Schools’ students and staff for the 2010-11 school year.
 
6/24/10 Young still likes to coach – 38 years and still counting
Jim Young may be retiring but don’t count him out of coaching.
He worked his final day at Providence Grove High School last Friday after two years as head coach of the boys basketball team.
 
6/29/10 Asheboro, Archdale Elementary receive grants for fitness initiatives
The City of Asheboro and Archdale Elementary School have received grants from the North Carolina Health and Wellness Trust Fund (HWTF) to implement projects that promote healthful changes.
 
6/30/10 Randolph Schools employees recognized
Randolph County Schools recently held a “Celebrating Your Success” reception to recognize school employees for their accomplishments during the 2009-10 school year.
 
6/30/10 Randolph retired, long-time school employees recognized
Eighty-three Randolph County Schools certified and classified employees retired during or after the end of the 2009-10 school year.
 
7/21/10 RCS' 2010 AYP Results
Randolph County Schools' 2010 AYP Results have been released from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.
 
08/03/10 Schools' Open House Schedule
Randolph County Schools post 2010 Open House Schedule for all schools.
 
8/05/10 RCS' 2010 ABCs Report Released
2010 ABCs Results for Randolph County Schools now released from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.
 
08/10/10 Level Cross Principal Selected
Judith Heffner was approved as the new principal of Level Cross Elementary School. Level Cross joins eight other schools with new principals for the 2010-2011 school year within Randolph County Schools.
 
8/25/10 PGHS' Barn Quilt
The Providence Star barn quilt was unveiled on Tuesday and now adorns the front of Providence Grove High School’s renovated barn.
 
8/26/10 First Day of School Report
Smooth openings were reported Wednesday for the beginning of the 2010-11 school year in local public schools, including comments from RCS' Superintendent Donald Andrews.
 
09/03/10 Input sought for RCS District Accreditation
The first of the community forums was held last Thursday night at Eastern Randolph High School especially for those residing in the Eastern Randolph, Providence Grove and Randleman school attendance areas.
 
09/16/10 Parent Resource & Tutoring Center Opens
Grays Chapel Elementary School conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony to open their new Parent Resource and Tutoring Center.
 
11/24/10 Bright Ideas Grants Awarded
Randolph Electric Membership Corporation awarded grants to four Randolph County Schools Teachers.
 
01/21/11 BOE Approves Revised School Calendar
Randolph County Schools' Board of Education approved a revised calendar for the remainder of this school year. Graduation date for the senior class of 2011 has been moved to June 9th. The revisions were made due to all the school closings from inclement weather.
 
02/01/11 RCS 2011 Spelling Bee Results
Megan Stoltzfus, an 8th grader from Randleman Middle School was the winner of Randolph County Schools 2011 Spelling Bee which was held on Tuesday, February 1, 2011.
 
02/23/11 Kindergarten Registration Night Scheduled
All Randolph County Elementary Schools will host Kindergarten Registration on Tuesday, April 5th from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. (click the link to the left for additional information)
 
03/05/11 Eastern Randolph Elementary Singers Music Concert
Approximately sixty 4th and 5th grade students showcased in the first annual Eastern Randolph Elementary Singers Music Concert.
 
03/15/11 Hopewell Elementary Spanish Immersion Program
Article from the High Point Enterprise.  Hopewell Elementary School's Spanish Immersion Program opens students to a new way of thinking--and speaking.
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