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Parental Rights, Investigations, & Transparency at Atkins High School

By Staff   The events that occurred at Atkins High School the days between April 13th and 27th have become all too familiar in America- a school full of students are put through the frightening and disheartening experience of living under anonymous threats of extreme violence on a mass scale. […]

by · April 30, 2015 · 4 comments · Education, Features
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Wake Forest Students Lead Relief Effort for Nepal

By Staff Despite finals looming, Wake Forest students have banned together to raise awareness and funds for the earthquake that devastated Nepal on April 25. For more than 10 years, Wake Forest students have studied in Nepal with Associate Professor of Anthropology Steve Folmar through the five-week Summer Program in […]

by · April 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
Building on the Future: Local 5th Graders Learn About 21st Century Careers at Forsyth Tech

Building on the Future: Local 5th Graders Learn About 21st Century Careers at Forsyth Tech

By Michael A. Wiseman On Wednesday, April 30th, Forsyth Tech invited over 70 Forest Park Elementary 5th grade students onto its campus to tour 11 different program areas on its Main Campus. The trip was designed to introduce students to possible educational and vocational pathways available to them after high […]

UNCSA Announces Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences President as Commencement Speaker

UNCSA Announces Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences President as Commencement Speaker

Cheryl Boone Isaacs, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), will be the speaker for college commencement at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA). The ceremony is at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 9, in the Stevens Center, 405 W. Fourth St., […]

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Students Can Register Now for Red Cross Summer Scholarship Program

By Staff   This summer, high school and college students can win a scholarship by hosting an American Red Cross blood drive through the Leaders Save Lives program. Registration is now open to host a participating blood drive between June 1 and Aug. 31, 2015. The Leaders Save Lives program […]

by · April 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, Pre-K to 12
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Local WS/FCS Elementary Teachers Celebrate Autism Awareness Month

By Michael A. Wiseman What does it feel like to be a student with Autism? Different than every other student with Autism, according to Southwest Elementary teacher Courtney Fischer. And she would know – she works with the Pre-K EC students every day – a job she loves, but a […]

Winston-Salem State University Announces Common as Commencement Speaker

Winston-Salem State University Announces Common as Commencement Speaker

By Staff Award-winning recording artist and actor Common will be the speaker for Winston-Salem State University’s 2015 commencement on Friday, May 15, at 9:45 a.m. in Bowman Gray Stadium. A two-time Grammy Award winner, Common won the 2015 Academy Award and the 2015 Golden Globe Award for best original song […]

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Governor McCrory to Speak at Forsyth Tech Commencement

By Staff   NC Governor Pat McCrory will be the speaker at Forsyth Tech’s commencement exercises on Thursday, May 7. The ceremony will be held at 5 pm (not 7pm as in previous years) at Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Winston-Salem. “We are honored to have Gov. Pat McCrory […]

by · April 19, 2015 · 1 comment · Colleges & Univ, Education, Forsyth Tech
East Forsyth Middle School Wins Assembly Featuring TV Host Jamie Kaler

East Forsyth Middle School Wins Assembly Featuring TV Host Jamie Kaler

By Michael A. Wiseman   “What do you want to be when you grow up?” – Jamie Kaler   Television host Jamie Kaler asked middle school students the seemingly benign question early Friday morning during an assembly designed to honor veterans. Responses ranged from the obvious – video game designer […]

WFU Historian Featured on ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ Program on TLC

WFU Historian Featured on ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ Program on TLC

By Staff   John Ruddiman, assistant professor of history at Wake Forest University, will appear in the April 19 episode of the TLC program “Who Do you Think You Are?” The show gives celebrities a chance to dig into their roots and learn more about their family history. According to […]

by · April 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest