Local students named to fall 2017 dean’s list at Mars Hill University

MARS HILL — Mars Hill University recognized 361 students named on the honor roll of the academic dean at the end of the fall 2017 semester. To q...

January 19th, 2018 |  


Rockford students shoot for the win

Rockford students shoot for the win

Rockford Elementary School announced its Hoop Shoot winners for the Elk Hoop Shoot at Reeves Community Center recently. They are, from left, Brayden S...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Durham graduates from Mars Hill University

MARS HILL — Madison LeeAnn Durham of Elkin graduated Dec. 15, 2017, from Mars Hill University. She received a BSW in social work.Graduation is a...

January 17th, 2018 |  


Mountain Park Students of Month named

Mountain Park Students of Month named

Mountain Park Elementary School December Students of the Month, with the character trait of kindness, are, back row, from left, Lesly SotoRamirez, Eas...

January 17th, 2018 |  


Elkin JROTC has busy fall

Elkin JROTC has busy fall

EHS 2017 drill meetOn Oct. 7, Elkin High School JROTC hosted its first drill meet of the semester. The meet drew the attendance of more than six schoo...

January 17th, 2018 |  


Graduation projects offer opportunities for growth

Graduation projects offer opportunities for growth

The North Carolina Graduation Project, or senior project, has been part of school systems since it was first developed in 1986. It has gone through va...

January 17th, 2018 |  


EHS students see favoritism differently

EHS students see favoritism differently

Favoritism is often a problem in schools. Students can feel mistreated or downgraded when they are treated differently or see other students treated d...

January 17th, 2018 |  


Student athletes challenged by homework demands

Transitioning to high school can be tough, but attempting to remain active in sports as well as taking strong academic courses can be particularly cha...

January 17th, 2018 |  


Student spread cheer through cards

Student spread cheer through cards

Christmas is the perfect time to spread cheer, and Elkin High School freshman Victoria Jolly decided it was the perfect time to spread some holiday ch...

January 17th, 2018 |  


EHS swim team coaches make the difference

EHS swim team coaches make the difference

The Elkin High School swim team is coached by Oz Prim and Lakan Dobson. Prim has been coaching the swim team for more than 40 years. Dobson is new to ...

January 17th, 2018 |