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atkins high school

Atkins High Receives $25,000 from State Farm Safe-Driver Campaign

By Kim Underwood Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools   Thanks to a State Farm safe-driving campaign, Atkins Academic & Technology High School has $25,000 to spend on technology and safe-driving programs. Principal Joe Childers made the announcement to students this afternoon at a special assembly at which teacher Tonja Canady drew back […]

by · December 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Features, High Schools, Pre-K to 12
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W-S Foundation Accepting Applicants for 2015 Forsyth County Teacher Grant

By Staff   Applications are currently being accepted for the 2015 Forsyth County Teacher Grants, awarded by The Winston-Salem Foundation for professional development to PK-12th grade teachers, guidance counselors, curriculum coordinators, and media coordinators in the Winston- Salem/Forsyth County schools. The deadline for applications is Friday, February 13, 2015 at […]

by · December 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, School Board & Admin
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WFU Master of Science in Accountancy Students Continue #1 CPA Pass Rate Streak

By Staff   Wake Forest University School of Business students in the Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA) program announced that they have once again achieved the top pass rate in the nation on the Certified Public Accounting exam, among U.S. universities with accounting programs. Wake Forest had the highest […]

by · December 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
Updated: Power Outage Takes out Half of WFU Campus

Updated: Power Outage Takes out Half of WFU Campus

By Staff According to campus authorities Wake Forest’s Reynolda Campus has experienced a major power outage today and more than half of the campus buildings in the central and north sections of campus are affected. Crews are working on site to identify the cause of the problem and restore power […]

by · November 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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UNCSA to Introduce “Acting Out!” Community School in January

By Staff   The University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) is adding a fourth component to its popular community education programs beginning in January. Called “Acting Out!” the new program will be offered to both children and adults for a 14-week semester beginning Jan. 5, 2015, and […]

by · November 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, UNCSA
glenn high school

Glenn High School Students are Forensic Scientists for a Day

By Kim Underwood W-S/Forsyth County Schools   At Glenn High School, biology students donned protective aprons and eye guards and became forensic scientists for a day. Using DNA fingerprinting, they determined which one of two suspects had been at the scene of a crime. This adventure in science was brought […]

by · November 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, High Schools, Pre-K to 12
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Wake Forest University Community to Pack Meals on Thursday for Hungry Children in Forsyth County

By Staff   A group of Wake Forest University students and volunteers will pack 600 meals on Thursday, Nov. 20, for children who attend public schools in Forsyth County. The Forsyth Backpack Program, the WFU Resident Student Association and Delta Zeta will host a meal packing event at 7 p.m. […]

by · November 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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WSSU Fraternity Hosts 18th Annual Sleep-Out for the Homeless on Nov 21

By Staff   The Delta Alpha Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. at Winston-Salem State University will conduct its 18th annual overnight sleep-out to raise awareness of homelessness in the Piedmont Triad on Nov. 21, beginning at 6 p.m. near the Greek plots on campus. Activities during the past […]

by · November 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, WSSU
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Winston-Salem Foundation Grant helps Students with Disabilities Enhance Literacy Skills

By Kim Underwood Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools   Thanks to a grant from The Winston-Salem Foundation, students with disabilities will have access to literacy kits that include assistive technology and other materials designed to help them enhance their reading and writing skills. The $14,710 grant is one of four totaling more […]

by · November 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Elementary Schools, Pre-K to 12
4-H national youth science day

Rockets to the Rescue – It was all Associated with the 4-H National Youth Science Day

By Kim Underwood Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools   By the end of their field trip on Wednesday, students from Kennedy, Hanes, Wiley, Paisley and Brunson had built rockets to bring supplies to people stranded on an island, hobnobbed with engineers and learned about what goes into designing and testing airplane seats. […]

by · November 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Features