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East Forsyth’s Trish Gainey Named WS/FC Schools Principal of the Year

East Forsyth’s Trish Gainey Named WS/FC Schools Principal of the Year

By Kim Underwood WS/Forsyth County Schools     Trish Gainey, the principal at East Forsyth High School, is the 2015 Principal of the Year for Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools. Gainey was recognized this morning at a breakfast at Benton Convention Center sponsored by Truliant Federal Credit Union. Although the honor was […]

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Threat of Violence Safely Avoided at Local High School

by Staff East Forsyth High School has safely avoided a threat of violence, due to the thoughtful actions of students, staff, the SRO, and Kernersville Police. On Thursday, a note threatening violence was found in the cafeteria at East. The note stated both a specific group of people and a […]

by · October 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, High Schools, Pre-K to 12

Parkland Marching Band and Cheerleaders Part of Surprise on Good Morning America

By Kim Underwood Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools   On October 14th members of Parkland High School’s marching band and varsity cheerleading squad were invited to be on Good Morning America to help surprise a Parkland graduate, they readily agreed even though it meant being up by 5 am in the morning. Good Morning […]

by · October 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, High Schools, Pre-K to 12
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Author & Educator Grant Lichtman to Speak at Summit School

By Staff As part of its Inspiring Learning speaker series, Summit School will present an evening with nationally recognized educator and author Grant Lichtman on Tuesday, October 21 at 7 pm at Summit School’s Loma Hopkins Theatre located at 2100 Reynolda Road in Winston-Salem. The event is free and open […]

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Walk to Say “No!” to Bullying and “Yes!” to Kindness Scheduled for Saturday

By Kim Underwood Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools   On Saturday Oct. 11, people from Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools and from the wider community will gather at BB&T Ballpark to take a stand against bullying and to speak out about the importance of kindness. The Link Up! School and Community Walk to Stop […]

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Konnoak Elementary Teachers Receive $50 Gift Cards from Sam’s Club

By Staff On Tuesday, September 23rd, the staff at Konnoak Elementary School started their day with a meeting before students arrived. After Principal Shelia Burnette covered such topics as the open house that is coming up, teachers received a welcome surprise. Burnette announced that Ron Keith from Sam’s Club was […]

by · September 29, 2014 · 1 comment · Education, Elementary Schools, Pre-K to 12
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Media Coordinator at Paisley IB a Finalist for State Media Coordinator of the Year

Ruth Wilcox, the media coordinator at Paisley IB Magnet School, is one of four finalists for N.C. School Library Media Association Media Coordinator of the Year. The association chose one finalist from each of four regions in the state. Ms. WilCox is representing the Piedmont West Region. Ms. Wilcox said […]

by · September 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Middle Schools, Pre-K to 12

Early College among Newsweek’s top US High Schools

By Staff   Early College of Forsyth ranks among the top high schools in the country, according to research compiled by Newsweek and released this week. The magazine ranked the top 500 schools based on student achievement and college preparedness data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. Early […]


18 WS-FCS Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

By Staff The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the names of about 16,000 semifinalists Wednesday in the 60th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Eighteen students in Winston-Salem/Forsyth County high schools have been named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists for 2014-15. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue […]

by · September 10, 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 · September 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Elementary Schools, Pre-K to 12