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Freshmen Campp
Karen Van Vliet

Attention rising freshmen and parents of incoming freshmen…Welcome to the Viking Nation! Our Freshmen Transition Camp will take place on August 3rd and 4th from 8:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. During camp, students will receive a tour of the campus, participate in team building, complete a community service project, and other fun activities. In addition, parents will have the opportunity to attend an information session at 11:30 a.m. To join the fun, sign up HERE. Please select ONLY 1 day so that everyone has the chance to attend. 

As a fundraiser, the Academic Boosters will be selling a pizza meal for $5.00. The meal will consist of 1 slice of pizza, chips and a drink. Please contact Mrs. Bostic at if you would like a meal but are unable to purchase.

We can't wait to see you in August!! 

New Principal
Karen Van Vliet

Mrs. Kelly Shoffner is returning to I-SS from her most recent position as a principal in Rowan-Salisbury Schools. During her previous tenure with Iredell-Statesville Schools, she was an instructional facilitator with South Iredell High School before becoming their Freshman Academy and Curriculum Assistant Principal from 2013-2016. After South, she gained elementary experience as an assistant principal with East Iredell Elementary School for several years before moving on to Rowan-Salisbury.

Some of her successes include increased student lexile scores, improved freshman retention, focus on STEM labs, improved programs for MTSS, and more.

Mrs. Shoffner holds a degree in English Education, and has served at the middle, high, and community college level as an English teacher within I-SS, RSS, and Mitchell Community College. Furthermore, she holds a Masters degree in Curriculum and Instruction, as well as principal certification, from Appalachian State University. 

Mrs. Shoffner is married with two children, one of whom will be attending South Iredell this year. She is honored to be offered the opportunity to serve the students, staff, and community of the Viking Nation; and she  is looking forward to meeting everyone at our open house in August.