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Mount Tabor Included in The Daily Beast’s Top High Schools

By Staff   Mount Tabor High School is among the top 500 high schools in the country, according to rankings released by The Daily Beast this week. The Daily Beast used six indicators culled from school surveys to compare public high schools in the U.S., with graduation and college acceptance […]

by · August 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, High Schools, Pre-K to 12
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Triad Academy at Summit School Ranked Among Top in America

by staff Triad Academy at Summit School, a school within a school that provides educational opportunities to students with dyslexia and related written language differences, has been ranked the No. 4 school in America by the Masters in Special Education Program Guide. A co-ed day school for grades 1-9, Triad […]

by · August 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Pre-K to 12, Uncategorized
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NC GOP Voucher Program Ruled Unconstitutional by Superior Court Judge

By Staff “The General Assembly fails the students of North Carolina when they are sent with public, tax-payer money to private schools that have no obligation to teach them anything. – Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood In a strongly worded decision from the bench Thursday morning, Superior Court Judge Robert […]

by · August 21, 2014 · 2 comments · Education, Features, Pre-K to 12
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WS/FCS receives $1.4 million Grant for Learning Centers at 3 Schools

By Staff Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools has won a 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant that will bring $1.4 million over four years to pay for expanded tutoring and after-school activities at three schools. The State Board of Education approved the grant, which will help students at Ashley, Ibraham and Old […]

by · August 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Elementary Schools, Pre-K to 12
New Principal Selected for Whitaker Elementary School

New Principal Selected for Whitaker Elementary School

by Carissa Joines   At a special called meeting of the Board of Education Monday night, Sharon Creasy was selected as the new principal for Whitaker Elementary School. Brenda Herman retired from the position of principal at Whitaker at the close of the 2013-2014 school year. Prior to the announcement, Creasy […]

by · August 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Elementary Schools, Pre-K to 12
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Bookmarks & Art for Art’s Sake Announce Student Art Contest Winner

By Staff Bookmarks and Art for Art’s Sake (AFAS) announce the winner of the 2014 annual student art contest: Angie Avila, a rising eleventh grader at Mount Tabor High School. Her artwork will be printed on 5,000 bookmarks to be distributed throughout Winston-Salem and surrounding counties. She will be honored […]

by · August 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Middle Schools, Pre-K to 12
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West Forsyth Student Wins College-Sponsored National Merit Scholarship

By Staff Luke Renegar of West Forsyth High School won a college-sponsored National Merit Scholarship, according to the organization. Renegar received a National Merit Scholarship from the University of Maryland. His probable career field is aerospace engineering. He graduated from West Forsyth last month and also took classes at the […]

by · July 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, High Schools, Pre-K to 12
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Is there a Gang Problem in Winston-Salem Schools? The Truth Behind the Headline

By Chad Nance Do Winston-Salem Police Department officials say “If your child goes to school in Winston-Salem, he or she likely shares a hallway with a gang member?” Yes they do. Does the WSPD and school system consider the situation at crisis levels as indicated in a story that ran […]

by · July 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, High Schools, Pre-K to 12
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Summit School Receives $25,000 to Establish Endowment

By Staff Dr. Tuncer Cebeci has made a gift of $25,000 to Summit School to establish an endowment fund in memory of his late wife, Sylvia Holt Cebeci, a Summit School alumna from the class of 1956. Dr. Cebeci, a resident of Long Beach, CA, has designated that this endowment […]