Incident at Shining Rock results in student injury

A disciplinary incident at Shining Rock Classical Academy last month resulted in a fractured wrist for one student. 

Charges dropped against Shining Rock parent

A criminal charge against the Shining Rock Classical Academy parent accused of cyberstalking has been dismissed. 

Charter schools budget for growth

There are several outstanding variables that will affect budgets for local charter schools in the coming school year — average daily membership, the state budget and state legislation, to name a few.

No phase two for Shining Rock Classical Academy, for now

Shining Rock Classical Academy is hitting pause on plans for expansion of its school building — now untenable due to rising interest rates — even as the school population continues to grow. 

Parent who alleged Shining Rock abuse charged in connection to ‘harassing’ emails

Shining Rock Classical Academy is pressing criminal charges against a school parent who previously accused the school of abusive disciplinary tactics.

‘Not our jurisdiction’:
 Office of Charter Schools will not get involved in SRCA dispute

The Office of Charter Schools decided a recent dispute between Shining Rock Classical Academy and a parent is outside its jurisdiction in a decision released Monday, Dec. 5.

SRCA board operates with reduced membership

Over the last eight months, three board members have either resigned or been removed from the Shining Rock Classical Academy Board of Directors, two of whom had issues with school leadership. During that time, no replacement board members have been added.

Shining Rock expansion in the works

Shining Rock Classical Academy may have just opened the doors to its new building  at the start of this school year, but plans for phase II of the construction process were in the works long before students ever stepped foot in the new building. 

Shining Rock begins school year in new, permanent home

The quiet calm of a bright summer morning dissipates like dew off the freshly manicured lawn upon entering Shining Rock Classical Academy. Inside, the back-to-school energy is palpable. 

Haywood County to get a new high school

At the regularly scheduled meeting of the Shining Rock Classical Academy Board of Directors, the decision was made to begin offering high school grades effective in August 2021.

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