Pre-K to 12

Celebrating our Neighbors: Awards, Recognition and New Leadership

Celebrating our Neighbors: Awards, Recognition and New Leadership

CCD loves to celebrate the good in our community. We’ve put together a list of Camel City neighbors who have received awards, recognitions or promotions. Join us in celebrating these leaders and folks who serve our community! UNCSA alumni and faculty receive Helen Hayes Awards for outstanding theatre in Washington, D.C. Kelly […]

Allison Weavil is WSFCS Teacher of the Year

Allison Weavil is WSFCS Teacher of the Year

Biology teacher at East Forsyth chosen as Teacher of the Year By Kim Underwood: Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools Allison Weavil, who teaches biology at East Forsyth High School, is the 2016-17 Teacher of the Year for Winton-Salem/Forsyth County Schools. Weavil has a gift for making learning fun, her students say, and […]

by · May 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Education, Pre-K to 12
UNCSA’s 50th high school graduating class includes National Merit Scholarship winner and Morehead-Cain Scholar

UNCSA’s 50th high school graduating class includes National Merit Scholarship winner and Morehead-Cain Scholar

Other honors for Class of 2016 include National Youth Orchestra-USA, Young Arts Merit Award, and four top awards by Scholastic Art and Writing Awards  The University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) graduated its 50th high school class on Saturday. Among those who received diplomas are a National […]

by · May 16, 2016 · 0 comments · Education, High Schools, UNCSA
standardized test

Volunteer Proctors Needed for Testing in WSFC Schools

By Staff The end of each school year brings lots of standardized tests. And to make sure that all goes as smoothly as possible, the school system needs volunteers to serve as proctors. A proctor’s primarily responsibility is to work with test administrators to make sure that everything is done […]

project impact

Project Impact Raises $22 Million to Assist WSFC Schools

By Carissa Joines, editor-in-chief Seeks to Improve Third-Grade Reading/Math Proficiency and Close Literacy Gaps Brice O’Brien knows how important it is for young children to know how to read. “I struggled with reading as a kid, and if you can’t read, you can’t learn.” O’Brien is the executive vice president of […]

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
youth arts opportunity

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 […]

children's home farm

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
parents attend public meeting about contamination

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, […]