A familiar face has been tapped to lead the Roanoke Rapids Graded School District’s early college program.  

Roanoke Rapids High School Senior Alison Chau is the recipient of this year’s Ethel  Crawley Scholarship giving her a free undergraduate education to the college of her choice.  

Roanoke Rapids Graded School District Trustees, Halifax Community College and Halifax County commissioners cut the ribbon Sunday afternoon on the new Roanoke Rapids Early College High School at the former Armory building next to the historic Roanoke Rapids High School.  

The majority of capital needs within the city school system are at Roanoke Rapids High School, officials said at a joint meeting with Halifax County commissioners this evening.

Halifax commissioners have two special meetings set thus far to begin discussions on possible updated capital improvement plans with the three school systems in the county.

Wednesday, 20 December 2017 15:21

Belmont aids in Angel's Closet holiday ministry

Angel’s Closet is already slated to help 800 children this Christmas and a donation of 400 stuffed animals from Belmont Elementary School will aid in the effort.

With all but the finishing touches left, the Roanoke Rapids Graded School District this afternoon dedicated the new W.L. Manning Elementary School.

The Roanoke Rapids Graded School District Board of Trustees welcomed one new member and two incumbents this evening.

As transition to the new Manning Elementary School draws closer, there is still work to do.

An anonymous donation of more than $2,000 will wipe clean the slates of students at Manning and Belmont schools who have outstanding lunch balances due.

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