Press Releases

Morrison Named PTEC's Superintendent of the Year

Mount Airy City Schools is proud to announce that Dr. Kim Morrison has been named the Piedmont Triad Education Consortium’s Superintendent of the Year! We are extremely thankful for the leadership, innovative thinking, and service that Dr. Morrison has provided to our students, staff, and community this year. Please join us in congratulating her for this well-deserved recognition!

"Of the Year" Recognitions

Schools and district "Of the Year" recognitions have taken place. Check out who received this year's honors.

Successful Spelling Bee Season

Mount Airy City Schools students have been able to compete academically and athletically during the pandemic. Most recently, students participated in their classroom spelling bees, school spelling bees, and district-wide spelling bee.

Building Partnerships to Enhance NASCAR’s Talent Pipeline

In this new spotlight from the NC Works Commission, you will learn about an innovative partnership between Richard Childress Racing and Mount Airy City Schools to enhance NASCAR's talent pipeline - with support from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund:

Staff Members Scheduled for COVID-19 Vaccine

Mount Airy City Schools is pleased to announce that staff members will get their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday, February 25, 2021.

The district will utilize an early release day on Thursday, February 25 to allow staff members time to get their vaccine. Tharrington Primary and Jones Intermediate schools will dismiss at 11:30 am while Mount Airy Middle and Mount Airy High schools will dismiss at 12:30 pm.

Educators receive $14,507 from Zach Smith Fund Grant

Mount Airy City Schools is excited to share that nine teachers have received grants from The Zach Smith Fund of The Winston-Salem Foundation. Educators received a total of $14,507 that will go toward professional development opportunities.

First Youth R.N. Apprenticeship Program Begins

The first youth apprentice program for registered nurses in North Carolina started with 13 Surry-Yadkin Works interns who began working as employees of Northern Regional Hospital in January.

MACS Earns 10 Blue Ribbon Awards

The North Carolina School Public Relations Association held its annual Blue Ribbon Awards for Effective Communications Ceremony Friday, February 5, 2021. In an unprecedented year with a record-breaking number of submissions, Mount Airy City Schools won the most awards it has to date.

Surry-Yadkin Works Kick-off Event

Surry-Yadkin Works, the first community-based internship program of its kind in North Carolina covering a two-county region, is hosting a virtual kickoff on Tuesday, March 9, at 11 a.m. for anyone who would like to learn more about this innovative business and education initiative.

To join the virtual meeting, enter in your web browser to join the video conference. You may need to do a quick download of the Microsoft Teams app before joining the meeting.
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