children's home farm

The Children’s Home will Affiliate with the Crossnore School

By Staff Accroding to a press release sent out Wednesday, the Children’s Home Board of Trustees has approved its affiliation with The Crossnore School, a residential foster care home for children in crisis located in Crossnore, NC. The affiliation intends to create an organization that will provide highly effective trauma-informed […]

by · February 4, 2016 · 0 comments · Education, Features, Pre-K to 12

School Board to Hold 8 Public Hearings on November Bond Referendum

By Staff The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Board of Education will hold eight public hearings to gather feedback about a proposed bond referendum in November. If approved, the bond package would pay for school construction, renovations and repairs. It would be the first large-scale referendum for WS/FCS’ school construction since 2006. The […]

by · February 4, 2016 · 0 comments · Education, School Board & Admin
venous thromboembolism

Wake Forest Baptist Researchers Find Link Between Obesity and Blood Clots in Pediatric Patients

By Staff Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center announced, Monday, that they have found an association between obesity and the formation of blood clots in the veins of children and adolescents. While obesity is a well-established risk factor for venous thromboembolism (VTE) in adults, previous studies in pediatric populations […]

by · February 2, 2016 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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RiverRun, WSSU, & UNC-TV Team Up for Special Screening of The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution

By Staff A new revolutionary culture emerged in the turbulent 1960s, and the Black Panther Party was at the vanguard. Weaving together a treasure trove of rare footage with the voices of a diverse group of people who were there, Director Stanley Nelson, winner of RiverRun 2015 Master of Cinema […]

by · January 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, WSSU
SciWorks Offers Frozen Science Fun on Saturday, January 30th

SciWorks Offers Frozen Science Fun on Saturday, January 30th

By Staff SciWorks will celebrate all things cold and frozen on Saturday, January 30th from 1:00-4:00pm during Frozen Science Fun Day. This is the second year the museum has offered this special event, and last year’s program was one of the most popular in the museum’s 50-year history, attracting nearly a […]

by · January 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Education, Features
park city

UNCSA Drama, D&P, and Film Alums Head to Park City for Premier Film Festivals

By Staff The streets of Park City, Utah, are crowded this month with the work of students and alumni of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Students and alumni of the schools of Filmmaking, Drama, and Design & Production worked on or appear in eight films screening […]

by · January 20, 2016 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, UNCSA
parents attend public meeting about contamination

Toxic Waste and the County Bond, Hanes/Lowrance One Year Later

By Dr. Peter Antinozzi (Guest Citizen Journalist) A year ago this week, unfortunate circumstances led to an inspiring community engagement of government action. The circumstance was the Hanes Magnet and Lowrance Middle Schools, two middle schools sharing one site, resided on contaminated ground. Since 1991, the drilling of monitoring wells, […]

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Forsyth Tech Hires New VP of Instructional Services, Chief Academic Officer

By Staff Forsyth Tech announces that Dr. Joel Welch has joined the college as the new vice president for Instructional Services and chief academic officer. Welch’s appointment became effective January 4, 2016. In his new role, Welch is responsible for all credit instruction at Forsyth Tech, which includes overseeing 68 […]

by · January 14, 2016 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Forsyth Tech
robert johnson

WSSU Motorsports Management Student to Receive the First Sam Belnavis Scholarship

By Staff Robert Johnson, a Winston-Salem State University  junior Motorsports Management major from Kernersville is the first recipient of the $5,000 Sam Belnavis Scholarship from the North Carolina Motorsports Association and the North Carolina Motorsports Foundation. The scholarship is being awarded for the first time during 2016-2017 academic year. The […]

by · January 7, 2016 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, WSSU
Magnet School Enrollment Period Open – A Comprehensive Guide to WS/FC Magnet Schools

Magnet School Enrollment Period Open – A Comprehensive Guide to WS/FC Magnet Schools

Compiled by Carissa Joines Making a decision about where to send your child to school can be a challenging and daunting experience. Many parents accept the default and send their child to the school to which they are assigned based on the location of their home, known as their “residential […]