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Konnoak Elementary Teachers Receive $50 Gift Cards from Sam’s Club

By Staff On Tuesday, September 23rd, the staff at Konnoak Elementary School started their day with a meeting before students arrived. After Principal Shelia Burnette covered such topics as the open house that is coming up, teachers received a welcome surprise. Burnette announced that Ron Keith from Sam’s Club was […]

by · September 29, 2014 · 1 comment · Education, Elementary Schools, Pre-K to 12
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Media Coordinator at Paisley IB a Finalist for State Media Coordinator of the Year

Ruth Wilcox, the media coordinator at Paisley IB Magnet School, is one of four finalists for N.C. School Library Media Association Media Coordinator of the Year. The association chose one finalist from each of four regions in the state. Ms. WilCox is representing the Piedmont West Region. Ms. Wilcox said […]

by · September 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Middle Schools, Pre-K to 12
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Early College among Newsweek’s top US High Schools

By Staff   Early College of Forsyth ranks among the top high schools in the country, according to research compiled by Newsweek and released this week. The magazine ranked the top 500 schools based on student achievement and college preparedness data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. Early […]

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18 WS-FCS Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

By Staff The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the names of about 16,000 semifinalists Wednesday in the 60th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Eighteen students in Winston-Salem/Forsyth County high schools have been named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists for 2014-15. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue […]

by · September 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, High Schools, Pre-K to 12
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Triad Academy at Summit School Ranked Among Top in America

By Staff Triad Academy at Summit School, a school within a school that provides educational opportunities to students with dyslexia and related written language differences, has been ranked the No. 4 school in America by the Masters in Special Education Program Guide. A co-ed day school for grades 1-9, Triad […]

by · September 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Elementary Schools, Pre-K to 12
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Edward F. “Teacup” Hanes Leaves Us at Age 83

Edward F. Hanes Sr., known by close friends as “Teacup”, was born in Boston Cottage in Winston-Salem on May 2nd, 1931. He was the fourth son of O. Frank Hanes Sr. and Evelyn Jeffreys Hanes. Except for time away in various schools, he spent his entire life in Winston-Salem. He […]

by · September 2, 2014 · 1 comment · Education, Features, Middle Schools, Pre-K to 12
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Mount Tabor Included in The Daily Beast’s Top High Schools

By Staff   Mount Tabor High School is among the top 500 high schools in the country, according to rankings released by The Daily Beast this week. The Daily Beast used six indicators culled from school surveys to compare public high schools in the U.S., with graduation and college acceptance […]

by · August 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, High Schools, Pre-K to 12
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Triad Academy at Summit School Ranked Among Top in America

by staff Triad Academy at Summit School, a school within a school that provides educational opportunities to students with dyslexia and related written language differences, has been ranked the No. 4 school in America by the Masters in Special Education Program Guide. A co-ed day school for grades 1-9, Triad […]

by · August 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Pre-K to 12, Uncategorized
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NC GOP Voucher Program Ruled Unconstitutional by Superior Court Judge

By Staff “The General Assembly fails the students of North Carolina when they are sent with public, tax-payer money to private schools that have no obligation to teach them anything. – Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood In a strongly worded decision from the bench Thursday morning, Superior Court Judge Robert […]

by · August 21, 2014 · 2 comments · Education, Features, Pre-K to 12
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WS/FCS receives $1.4 million Grant for Learning Centers at 3 Schools

By Staff Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools has won a 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant that will bring $1.4 million over four years to pay for expanded tutoring and after-school activities at three schools. The State Board of Education approved the grant, which will help students at Ashley, Ibraham and Old […]

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