Pre-K to 12

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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
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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, […]

Magnet School Enrollment Period Open – A Comprehensive Guide to WS/FC Magnet Schools

Magnet School Enrollment Period Open – A Comprehensive Guide to WS/FC Magnet Schools

Compiled by Carissa Joines Making a decision about where to send your child to school can be a challenging and daunting experience. Many parents accept the default and send their child to the school to which they are assigned based on the location of their home, known as their “residential […]

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Triad Academy Recruits Public School Teachers and Students for Camp Pathfinder

By Staff Thanks to a generous donor, Triad Academy at Summit School will provide Orton-Gillingham training to 10 licensed teachers and a practicum experience through a five-week summer camp. Funds are available to pay substitute teachers during the training and tutors will be compensated for their time during the camp. […]

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Scholarship Announced to Help Low-Income Students Attend Forsyth Tech

By Staff Mayor Allen Joines and Mayor Pro Tempore Vivian H. Burke today announced they are jointly sponsoring a new scholarship program that will allow public-housing, subsidized-housing or low-income students to attend Forsyth Technical Community College. The Burke/Joines scholarships will pay the full tuition for up to six semesters at […]

by · December 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, Forsyth Tech, High Schools

Summit School Honored at International Education Conference

By Staff This year leaders from Summit School had the honor of presenting at Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Project Zero international education conference in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Dr. Kristin Bennett, Summit’s director of the center for excellence and innovation in teaching and learning, and Julie Smith, director of the […]

Mt. Tabor High School Holding Bottled Water Campaign for SC Flood Victims

Mt. Tabor High School Holding Bottled Water Campaign for SC Flood Victims

By Staff On Wednesday morning the administration of Mt. Tabor High School sent out an email encouraging students, staff, parents, and community members to bring cases of bottled water to the school’s office. According to the Mt. Tabor administration one of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools elementary assistant principals is a native […]

by · October 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, High Schools, Pre-K to 12
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Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School Board to Replace Outgoing Member

By Carissa Joines The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Board of Education has announced the process they will use to appoint a new board member to fill the seat vacated by Jeannie Metcalf with her resignation on September 22nd. Metcalf, the vice-chairman of the Board, resigned after more than 20 years on the […]

Crosby Scholars Program Continues Legacy, Seeks New Applicants

Crosby Scholars Program Continues Legacy, Seeks New Applicants

by Kerri Hughes   The Crosby Scholars Program was founded in 1986 in Winston-Salem and was originally connected to the Crosby National Celebrity Golf Tournament when it moved to the Camel City. Initially started to encourage students to stay in school and stay drug-free, it now serves more than 9,000 […]


WS/FCS to Hold Recruitment Fair to Fill District-Wide Vacancies

By Staff WS/FCS has an urgent need for employees for the current school year, with more than 70 teaching positions vacant and many administrative and support positions still needing to be filled. The school system has identified their most significant needs in the areas of Exception Children (special education) teachers, […]

by · September 3, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Education, Pre-K to 12, Uncategorized