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Atkins High Receives $25,000 from State Farm Safe-Driver Campaign

By Kim Underwood Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools   Thanks to a State Farm safe-driving campaign, Atkins Academic & Technology High School has $25,000 to spend on technology and safe-driving programs. Principal Joe Childers made the announcement to students this afternoon at a special assembly at which teacher Tonja Canady drew back […]

by · December 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Features, High Schools, Pre-K to 12
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Glenn High School Students are Forensic Scientists for a Day

By Kim Underwood W-S/Forsyth County Schools   At Glenn High School, biology students donned protective aprons and eye guards and became forensic scientists for a day. Using DNA fingerprinting, they determined which one of two suspects had been at the scene of a crime. This adventure in science was brought […]

by · November 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, High Schools, Pre-K to 12
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Winston-Salem Foundation Grant helps Students with Disabilities Enhance Literacy Skills

By Kim Underwood Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools   Thanks to a grant from The Winston-Salem Foundation, students with disabilities will have access to literacy kits that include assistive technology and other materials designed to help them enhance their reading and writing skills. The $14,710 grant is one of four totaling more […]

by · November 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Elementary Schools, Pre-K to 12
The Charlotte Ballet Comes to RJ Reynolds Art for Academics Magnet High School

The Charlotte Ballet Comes to RJ Reynolds Art for Academics Magnet High School

By Staff The Charlotte Ballet will have a two day residency at RJ Reynolds High School November 12-13. During this time, they will have master classes with dancers and workshops in classes. Foods and Nutrition students will learn about nutrition and food choices of professional dancers. Physics students will do […]

by · November 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, High Schools, Pre-K to 12
Youth Tobacco Survey Shows Less Smoking, More E-cigarette Use Among NC Teens

Youth Tobacco Survey Shows Less Smoking, More E-cigarette Use Among NC Teens

By Staff The 2013 N.C. Youth Tobacco Survey, released last month, delivers both good and bad news to those working to prevent tobacco use among North Carolina students. Results show the lowest teen cigarette smoking rates ever recorded, along with a significant increase in teen use of certain non-cigarette tobacco […]

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UPDATED: Violent Threat Sparks Vigilance at RJ Reynolds High School

By Staff Following an on-campus fight and threats of violence that took place in the cafeteria on Wednesday the administrators, SRO officer, and school system moved with caution to ensure that all of RJ Reynolds High School’s students were safe as school resumed today. In an email sent to parents late […]

by · October 30, 2014 · 6 comments · Education, High Schools, Pre-K to 12
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One Soccer Field, Four Picnic Tables & an Incredible Amount of Attention

By Kim Underwood Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools On Oct 16th, the people who work at IMG College, a sports marketing company in downtown Winston-Salem, closed the doors for the day and more than 100 employees headed over to Mineral Springs Elementary School to help out in whatever ways the school needed. […]

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Fulfilling a Dream While Giving a Gift – Cook Elementary Teacher Writes Children’s Book

By Kim Underwood Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools   Writing a children’s book has long been a dream for Cook Elementary teacher Jen-Ai Childress. “I have always wanted to write children’s books,” Childress said. Childress, who teaches kindergarten, has also wanted to do something special for her friend, Melody Whitaker Hall, who […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Elementary Schools, Pre-K to 12
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