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West Forsyth Learning What it Takes to Make a Movie

By Kim Underwood Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools   On Friday, the students in Renae Hubbard’s theatre class at West got a sense of how much work goes into shooting even the simplest scene in a movie. “I liked everything about it,” said Jomaliz Colon, a junior at West Forsyth High School. […]

by · March 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, High Schools, Pre-K to 12
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Arts Based School 8th Graders Release Manufacturing Economies: Textiles History Doc

By Staff   8th Graders at The Arts Based School, with artist-in-residence film maker Diana Greene, will premiere the documentary film, “Manufacturing Economies”, on Thursday, March 26th at 6:00pm. at the school. Ms. Greene is an accomplished local professional in writing, photography, and documentary film-making. She spent the past two […]

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W-S/Forsyth County Schools Spring Arts Extravaganza Opens Wednesday March 18

By Staff   Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools will showcase art from their students at a Spring Arts Extravaganza, Wednesday, March 18 through Wednesday, March 25, at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts in downtown Winston-Salem. The opening reception is 5-7:00pm., Friday, March 20. The show and the reception are both […]

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Smith Farm Welcomes Hanes Sixth-Graders

Words & Photos by Kim Underwood Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools   When Hanes sixth-grade teachers arrived at Smith Farm Elementary School on Monday morning for their first day of school in their new home, they found a buffet of bagels and other breakfast treats. When they headed to their classrooms, they […]

by · March 5, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, Middle Schools, Pre-K to 12
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Atkins High School Takes Third in State: Coaches Rival on the Sidelines

By Staff The Atkins High School Chess Team of Winston-Salem, coached by teacher Scott Plaster, recently clinched the third place trophy in the K12 state championship tournament February 13-15, 2015 in Charlotte. This article tells the deeper story of Plaster’s duel with rival coach (yet friend) Johnny Williams of Northern […]

by · February 22, 2015 · 4 comments · Education, High Schools, Pre-K to 12
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Semantics, Politics & Science – No Easy Solutions for Hanes/Lowrance

by Carissa Joines   Elected officials with direct influence over the current matter with the Hanes/Lowrance campus have met this week to make determinations about how to best address the issues – from the viewpoints of both science and public perception.   On Tuesday, the full school board met in […]

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WFU Provost Rogan Kersh to Speak at Summit School

By Staff Rogan Kersh, provost and professor at Wake Forest University, will speak at Summit School on February 2 at 7 p.m. Kersh is speaking on the topic of “ethics and integrity among young people today” as part of Summit School’s Inspiring Learning series. All Inspiring Learning speaking events are […]

by · January 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, Pre-K to 12
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Triad Academy Receives $50,000 Grant from the Mebane Foundation for Teacher Training & Summer Camp

By Staff   Through a generous gift from the Mebane Foundation, Triad Academy at Summit School will provide Orton-Gillingham training to 10 public school teachers and scholarships for 20 public school students to receive one-on-one Orton-Gillingham instruction at a five-week summer camp. Orton-Gillingham is a multi-sensory approach to learning for […]

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WS/FCS to hold Annual Magnet Fair on Saturday

By Staff On Saturday the WS/FC School System will hold their annual Magnet Fair for students and parents who are interested in some of the choices they have heading into middle school. The school system’s magnet programs offer abundant choices for rich and diverse learning experiences. Students can focus on […]

by · January 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, Pre-K to 12
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School Board to Hold Special Event to Tour Schools in Serious Need of Facilities Rehab

By Staff   The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Board of Education has announced that they will hold a special called meeting at 4pm on Jan. 7 at Konnoak Elementary School. The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss immediate facility needs. Board members will have a chance to tour Konnoak, which […]