Pre-K to 12

Mélina Couvreur

Bottle Discovered on Coast of France from Summit School ‘Drift Bottle Project’

By Staff In April of 2014, as part of a learning experience about the Gulf Stream, Paul McManus and other students in Ms. Susan Schambach’s class wrote notes, sealed them in 13 wine bottles and worked with Captain Ken Upton from Wilmington to place the bottles in the Atlantic Ocean […]

Arts Based School 8th Graders Release Weaving Connections: Textiles History Documentary Film

Arts Based School 8th Graders Release Weaving Connections: Textiles History Documentary Film

By Staff 8th Graders at The Arts Based School, with artist-in-residence film makers Diana Greene and Peter Wilbur, will premiere the documentary film, “Weaving Connections” on Thursday, March 24th at 6:00pm at SECCA. Ms. Greene is an accomplished local professional in writing, photography, and documentary film-making. She urges professional-quality interview […]

by · March 14, 2016 · 0 comments · Education, Features, Middle Schools
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Local Arts Groups to Sponsor Youth Arts Opportunity Fair on March 11

By Staff Locals arts organization that sponsor programs for children have teamed up for a “Youth Arts Opportunity Fair” to be held, 5:00 -7:00pm Friday March 11, at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts. They will have information about opportunities for children of all ages to get involved with […]

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The Children’s Home will Affiliate with the Crossnore School

By Staff According 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
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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, […]

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 […]

triad academy

Triad Academy Recruits Public School Teachers and Students for Camp Pathfinder

By Staff Thanks to a generous donor, Triad Academy at Summit School will provide Orton-Gillingham training to 10 licensed teachers and a practicum experience through a five-week summer camp. Funds are available to pay substitute teachers during the training and tutors will be compensated for their time during the camp. […]

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Scholarship Announced to Help Low-Income Students Attend Forsyth Tech

By Staff Mayor Allen Joines and Mayor Pro Tempore Vivian H. Burke today announced they are jointly sponsoring a new scholarship program that will allow public-housing, subsidized-housing or low-income students to attend Forsyth Technical Community College. The Burke/Joines scholarships will pay the full tuition for up to six semesters at […]

by · December 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, Forsyth Tech, High Schools
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Summit School Honored at International Education Conference

By Staff This year leaders from Summit School had the honor of presenting at Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Project Zero international education conference in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Dr. Kristin Bennett, Summit’s director of the center for excellence and innovation in teaching and learning, and Julie Smith, director of the […]

Mt. Tabor High School Holding Bottled Water Campaign for SC Flood Victims

Mt. Tabor High School Holding Bottled Water Campaign for SC Flood Victims

By Staff On Wednesday morning the administration of Mt. Tabor High School sent out an email encouraging students, staff, parents, and community members to bring cases of bottled water to the school’s office. According to the Mt. Tabor administration one of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools elementary assistant principals is a native […]

by · October 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, High Schools, Pre-K to 12