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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
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Parkland Marching Band and Cheerleaders Part of Surprise on Good Morning America

By Kim Underwood Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools   On October 14th members of Parkland High School’s marching band and varsity cheerleading squad were invited to be on Good Morning America to help surprise a Parkland graduate, they readily agreed even though it meant being up by 5 am in the morning. Good Morning […]

by · October 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, High Schools, Pre-K to 12
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Acclaimed Choreographer Twyla Tharp to Host Evening at Salem College

  By Staff   Salem College, through the generous support of the June Porter Johnson Series for the Visual and Performing Arts, will welcome famed choreographer Twyla Tharp to Winston-Salem for a craft talk, “Living the Creative Life,” and dance pieces performed by Salem College students and community volunteers, followed […]

by · October 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Salem College
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WSFC Schools Superintendent to Hold Listening Sessions Over Next​ Month

By Staff     Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools Superintendent Beverly Emory will spend the next month talking to the community in small groups to hear people’s thoughts about education. Emory will hold six informal gatherings at schools around the county listening and answering questions. Three of the meetings will be for […]

by · October 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, School Board & Admin
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WSSU Professor Earns Rehabilitation Education Award

By Staff   Dr. Robin E. Dock, associate professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Counseling at Winston-Salem State University, recent received the Sylvia Walker Education Award from the National Association of Multicultural Rehabilitation Concerns, a division of the National Rehabilitation Association that promotes ethical and state-of-the-art practices in rehabilitation. Dock, […]

by · October 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, WSSU
Forsyth Tech Opens New Location at 525@Vine

Forsyth Tech Opens New Location at 525@Vine

By Staff   Forsyth Tech officially opened its newest location Wednesday at 525@vine in Wake Forest Innovation Quarter in downtown Winston-Salem, which is now home to the college’s Business & Industry Services Division. 525@vine, a former tobacco factory that was recently redeveloped and renovated into a mixed-used laboratory and office building, […]

by · October 10, 2014 · 1 comment · Colleges & Univ, Education, Forsyth Tech
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Author & Educator Grant Lichtman to Speak at Summit School

By Staff As part of its Inspiring Learning speaker series, Summit School will present an evening with nationally recognized educator and author Grant Lichtman on Tuesday, October 21 at 7 pm at Summit School’s Loma Hopkins Theatre located at 2100 Reynolda Road in Winston-Salem. The event is free and open […]

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Wake Forest Law Professor Tracey Banks Coan named 1st Assistant Dean for Academic Engagement

By Staff   Wake Forest Law Professor Tracey Banks Coan has been named the law school’s first assistant dean for academic engagement. “Professor Coan stays on top of the literature about the best teaching and best learning techniques in legal education,” says Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77). “This new position […]

by · October 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Wake Forest