Education

Simington Named Chief Acdemic Officer

Simington Named Chief Acdemic Officer

By Staff   Kenneth Simington, the assistant superintendent of instructional and student services for Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools, has been promoted to the newly created position of chief academic officer. In his new role, Simington will oversee curriculum and instruction, student services such as counseling, and school administration, which includes oversight […]

by · October 31, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, School Board & Admin
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UPDATED: Violent Threat Sparks Vigilance at RJ Reynolds High School

By Staff Following an on-campus fight and threats of violence that took place in the cafeteria on Wednesday the administrators, SRO officer, and school system moved with caution to ensure that all of RJ Reynolds High School’s students were safe as school resumed today. In an email sent to parents late […]

by · October 30, 2014 · 5 comments · Education, High Schools, Pre-K to 12
CCD News Hour – Education & Inequities in the WS-FC Schools – School Board Candidate Kathy Fansler

CCD News Hour – Education & Inequities in the WS-FC Schools – School Board Candidate Kathy Fansler

It is education day on the Camel City Dispatch News Hour.  First the boys talk a bit about Prince and the Vagabond Saints Society then Chad lays out why every single sitting member of the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School Board needs to be replaced for failing this city, this county, and our children. […]

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One Soccer Field, Four Picnic Tables & an Incredible Amount of Attention

By Kim Underwood Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools On Oct 16th, the people who work at IMG College, a sports marketing company in downtown Winston-Salem, closed the doors for the day and more than 100 employees headed over to Mineral Springs Elementary School to help out in whatever ways the school needed. […]

Wake Forest University Hones its Focus for Changing MBA Market

Wake Forest University Hones its Focus for Changing MBA Market

By Staff Wake Forest University School of Business is refocusing how its MBA program is delivered based on the changing needs of the market. School leaders decided that the best value for MBA employer partners and students are programs that focus on professional development without interrupting careers. To allow Wake […]

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WSSU Rehabilitation Counseling Program Awarded More than $2 Million in Grants

By Staff The Department of Rehabilitation Counseling at Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) has received two grants totally more than $2 million from the U.S. Department of Education. The grants from the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services are to address the shortage in professionals in rehabilitation, as well as […]

by · October 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, WSSU
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WFU President Inducted into the American Academy of Arts & Sciences

By Staff President Nathan Hatch has been inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. One of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies, the Academy is also a leading center for independent policy research. Members contribute to Academy publications and studies of science and technology policy, energy and global […]

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Fulfilling a Dream While Giving a Gift – Cook Elementary Teacher Writes Children’s Book

By Kim Underwood Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools   Writing a children’s book has long been a dream for Cook Elementary teacher Jen-Ai Childress. “I have always wanted to write children’s books,” Childress said. Childress, who teaches kindergarten, has also wanted to do something special for her friend, Melody Whitaker Hall, who […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Elementary Schools, Pre-K to 12
East Forsyth’s Trish Gainey Named WS/FC Schools Principal of the Year

East Forsyth’s Trish Gainey Named WS/FC Schools Principal of the Year

By Kim Underwood WS/Forsyth County Schools     Trish Gainey, the principal at East Forsyth High School, is the 2015 Principal of the Year for Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools. Gainey was recognized this morning at a breakfast at Benton Convention Center sponsored by Truliant Federal Credit Union. Although the honor was […]

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Threat of Violence Safely Avoided at Local High School

by Staff East Forsyth High School has safely avoided a threat of violence, due to the thoughtful actions of students, staff, the SRO, and Kernersville Police. On Thursday, a note threatening violence was found in the cafeteria at East. The note stated both a specific group of people and a […]

by · October 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, High Schools, Pre-K to 12