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WS/FCS School Board to Possibly Host Meetings at District Schools

By Michael A. Wiseman During Tuesday night’s Winston-Salem/Forsyth County school board meeting, board chair Dana Jones brought up the possibility of having more school board meetings in the community. Currently, meetings take place every 2nd and 4th Tuesday at the WS/FCS Education Building on Bethania Road.

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What is #CharlieCharlieChallenge and Does it Involve ‘Demonic’ Forces?

By Staff On Tuesday many kids returning home from Winston-Salem/Forsyth County schools were buzzing about an internet sensation that spent the last 2 days burning its way across the internet. Since the hashtag #CharlieCharlieChallenge blew up over the last 48 hours, kids, including ours here in Forsyth county, have been […]

by · May 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, Features
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WSSU, UNCSA Collaboration Wins Two Awards in NSF Video Showcase

By Staff A three-minute video produced by two Winston-Salem State University Faculty members and featuring their cinematography, along with work by students and graduates of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, won the Public Choice and the Presenters’ Choice awards in the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) 2015 […]

by · May 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, UNCSA, WSSU
Charity Sutphin Wins Winston-Salem/Forsyth County’s Teacher of the Year Award!

Charity Sutphin Wins Winston-Salem/Forsyth County’s Teacher of the Year Award!

By Michael A. Wiseman “Of course she is,” proclaimed one Parkland High School student as a cavalcade of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools personnel and media poured into his classroom early Tuesday morning, balloons and gift baskets in tow. Everybody immediately knew what it meant: Charity Sutphin had just won Teacher of […]

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Jim & Mary Allen Martin Recieve UNCSA’s Giannini Society Award

By Staff Jim and Mary Allen Martin of Winston-Salem are the recipients of the 2015 Giannini Society Award at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA). One of the school’s most prestigious honors, the award was presented at University Commencement on May 9. The Giannini Society was […]

by · May 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, UNCSA
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“First Brunch, Then Yawning Uncertainty” – WFU’s 2015 Commencement

  By Chad Nance Photos by Michael A. Wiseman   Wake Forest University’s 2015 commencement contained little of the noisy clamor of 2014’s event, headlined by a recently fired from the New York Times Jill Abramson. In it’s place was a quieter and more joyful tone set by comedian Stephen […]

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For 2015 Grads, It’s a Buyers’ Market

By Staff While student debt continues to be a major concern for college students, their parents, and the overall economy there is some good news through the gloom.  The job market continues to improve for college graduates. Employer surveys by the National Association of Colleges and Employers and the Career […]

by · May 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, Wake Forest
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Confusion & Lock-Downs at Three W-S/Forsyth County Schools

By Staff On Thursday at approximately 11:59am the WSPD received information that there was an armed individual in the “career center parking lot.” As a result, the Career Center located at 910 Highland Court was placed on a lockdown, as was Kennedy Middle School, which is very close in proximity. […]

Urban Death Project Brings Natural Human Remains Decomposition to Wake Forest Law Class

Urban Death Project Brings Natural Human Remains Decomposition to Wake Forest Law Class

By Staff Wake Forest Law Professor Tanya Marsh’s Funeral and Cemetery Law class is working to help bring the natural process of human remains decomposition to your state. As the first and only course of its kind at an American law school, Marsh’s course is already an innovation. By collaborating […]

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Wake Forest Law Student with Nepal Connections Recommends Relief Organizations

By Staff The earthquakes in Nepal are tragic on many levels, most obviously in the sheer number of people who have lost their lives and the many more who have lost their homes, says Wake Forest Law Professor John Knox, United Nations Independent Expert on Human Rights and the Environment. […]