Pre-K to 12

DHHS Reminds Middle School Parents of New Vaccination Requirements

DHHS Reminds Middle School Parents of New Vaccination Requirements

By Staff The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is reminding parents of North Carolina middle school students to be aware of recent changes to immunization requirements, effective for this school year. Children not up-to-date on these vaccinations will have 30 days from the start of school to be inoculated […]

by · August 13, 2015 · 1 comment · Community, Education, Health, Middle Schools
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WS/FCS Employment Opportunities Available for This School Year

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools has announced employment opportunities for various teaching and high-need operations positions. 

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WS/FCS to Hold Parent Meeting to Learn More About Title I Schools

60% of WS/FC schools are designated as Title I schools (see list below). A Title I Meeting and application review will be held for parents and community stakeholders Monday, August 10 from 6-7 pm at the Enterprise Center at 922 S Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. The meeting will review […]

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 […]