Pre-K to 12

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 […]

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Confusion & Lock-Downs at Three W-S/Forsyth County Schools

By Staff On Thursday at approximately 11:59am the WSPD received information that there was an armed individual in the “career center parking lot.” As a result, the Career Center located at 910 Highland Court was placed on a lockdown, as was Kennedy Middle School, which is very close in proximity. […]

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Students Can Register Now for Red Cross Summer Scholarship Program

By Staff   This summer, high school and college students can win a scholarship by hosting an American Red Cross blood drive through the Leaders Save Lives program. Registration is now open to host a participating blood drive between June 1 and Aug. 31, 2015. The Leaders Save Lives program […]

by · April 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, Pre-K to 12
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Local WS/FCS Elementary Teachers Celebrate Autism Awareness Month

By Michael A. Wiseman What does it feel like to be a student with Autism? Different than every other student with Autism, according to Southwest Elementary teacher Courtney Fischer. And she would know – she works with the Pre-K EC students every day – a job she loves, but a […]

East Forsyth Middle School Wins Assembly Featuring TV Host Jamie Kaler

East Forsyth Middle School Wins Assembly Featuring TV Host Jamie Kaler

By Michael A. Wiseman   “What do you want to be when you grow up?” – Jamie Kaler   Television host Jamie Kaler asked middle school students the seemingly benign question early Friday morning during an assembly designed to honor veterans. Responses ranged from the obvious – video game designer […]

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Family Services Receives a Life-Changing Grant to Bring 40 Jobs & Early Head Start

By Staff   At 6:30am in the morning single father Melvin Blue wakes up his four and five year-old and gets them ready for school. Once they are on the bus at 7:15am is is finally able to sleep if he has a babysitter for his two year-old. He will […]

by · April 8, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, Pre-K to 12
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West Forsyth Learning What it Takes to Make a Movie

By Kim Underwood Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools   On Friday, the students in Renae Hubbard’s theatre class at West got a sense of how much work goes into shooting even the simplest scene in a movie. “I liked everything about it,” said Jomaliz Colon, a junior at West Forsyth High School. […]

by · March 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, High Schools, Pre-K to 12
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Arts Based School 8th Graders Release Manufacturing Economies: Textiles History Doc

By Staff   8th Graders at The Arts Based School, with artist-in-residence film maker Diana Greene, will premiere the documentary film, “Manufacturing Economies”, on Thursday, March 26th at 6:00pm. at the school. Ms. Greene is an accomplished local professional in writing, photography, and documentary film-making. She spent the past two […]

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W-S/Forsyth County Schools Spring Arts Extravaganza Opens Wednesday March 18

By Staff   Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools will showcase art from their students at a Spring Arts Extravaganza, Wednesday, March 18 through Wednesday, March 25, at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts in downtown Winston-Salem. The opening reception is 5-7:00pm., Friday, March 20. The show and the reception are both […]