Pre-K to 12

Arts Council Engagement Society to Talk Arts in Education

Arts Council Engagement Society to Talk Arts in Education

By Staff The Arts Council Engagement Society (ACES) will host its next Community Conversation from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 14, at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts in downtown Winston-Salem. The topic is “Arts in Education,” and a panel of community educators will share their experiences. […]

by · July 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, Pre-K to 12
The Winston-Salem Foundation Awards $2 Million Grant to WS/FCS

The Winston-Salem Foundation Awards $2 Million Grant to WS/FCS

By Staff The Winston-Salem Foundation and Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools (WS/FCS) have teamed up for the Peer Project, a 5-year, $2 million commitment by the Foundation to support local educators with a broad and varied range of professional development learning opportunities for all employees that will ultimately enrich the classroom experience and boost student achievement. “We […]

Burke + Burke Award Dalton L. McMichael Scholarship to Jocelyn Wade

Burke + Burke Award Dalton L. McMichael Scholarship to Jocelyn Wade

By Staff Butler + Burke, L.L.P., a full-service accounting firm based in Winston-Salem, has awarded the Dalton L. McMichael Scholarship for Excellence to Jocelyn A. Wade. The annual $1000 scholarship is available to high school seniors at Dalton L. McMichael High School in Mayodan. During her time at McMichael High […]

Southwest Elementary Hosts Alex’s Lemonade Stand for Pediatric Cancer Research

Southwest Elementary Hosts Alex’s Lemonade Stand for Pediatric Cancer Research

By Michael A. Wiseman Students at Southwest Elementary got to experience the sweet joy in giving back on Tuesday as the school hosted its own lemonade stand to help cure childhood cancer. The event, an early peak at Alex’s Lemonade Days (which run this coming weekend, June 12th – June […]

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New Research Shows Increased Value of IB Education

By Staff The International Baccalaureate (IB), a non-profit education foundation, has released new research demonstrating the positive impact that its Diploma Programme has on students as they enter their college career. The IB provides a continuum of education for students from Pre-K through high school that develops the intellectual, personal, […]

North Forsyth Students Experience Dangers of Drinking and Driving Firsthand

North Forsyth Students Experience Dangers of Drinking and Driving Firsthand

By Michael A. Wiseman Imagine screeching tires, time slowing, gravity failing. Screams, blurry vision. And silence. Then, sirens wailing, flashing lights, and a man’s muffled voice crashing through the darkness. “Are you OK?” Your head hurts, you can’t see. You try to talk, but all that comes out are vague […]

Charity Sutphin Wins Winston-Salem/Forsyth County’s Teacher of the Year Award!

Charity Sutphin Wins Winston-Salem/Forsyth County’s Teacher of the Year Award!

By Michael A. Wiseman “Of course she is,” proclaimed one Parkland High School student as a cavalcade of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools personnel and media poured into his classroom early Tuesday morning, balloons and gift baskets in tow. Everybody immediately knew what it meant: Charity Sutphin had just won Teacher of […]

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Confusion & Lock-Downs at Three W-S/Forsyth County Schools

By Staff On Thursday at approximately 11:59am the WSPD received information that there was an armed individual in the “career center parking lot.” As a result, the Career Center located at 910 Highland Court was placed on a lockdown, as was Kennedy Middle School, which is very close in proximity. […]

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Students Can Register Now for Red Cross Summer Scholarship Program

By Staff   This summer, high school and college students can win a scholarship by hosting an American Red Cross blood drive through the Leaders Save Lives program. Registration is now open to host a participating blood drive between June 1 and Aug. 31, 2015. The Leaders Save Lives program […]

by · April 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, Pre-K to 12
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Local WS/FCS Elementary Teachers Celebrate Autism Awareness Month

By Michael A. Wiseman What does it feel like to be a student with Autism? Different than every other student with Autism, according to Southwest Elementary teacher Courtney Fischer. And she would know – she works with the Pre-K EC students every day – a job she loves, but a […]