Education

Education
4:37 pm
Mon February 4, 2013

Pre-employment Program Gives Triad Women a Boost of Confidence

Credit Women's Resource Center Greensboro website

A program that runs February 5-28 at the Women's Resource Center in Greensboro is helping displaced homemakers improve their job prospects.

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Education
6:08 pm
Tue January 29, 2013

Winston-Salem Chamber's Education Programs Helps Keep Students in School

Tina Long (left) and Jennifer Cobb (right) are volunteers with the Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce's education programs.
Credit Keri Brown

Community volunteers are needed to help improve education in Forsyth County.

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Education
3:50 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

GCS Magnet Program Fair Kickoff

Saturday, January 26, the Guilford County School System will host its Magnet Programs Fair. Kelly Hales is the executive director of federal and special programs with Guilford County Schools. She says students can choose from 53 programs to find an area of study that excites them. “Anything through our performing arts, our STEM program or our Early College programs.

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Education
5:14 pm
Wed January 16, 2013

WSFC School System Delays Security Changes

The Winston-Salem Forsyth County School Board wants more information before initiating new security measures at its 79 school.  Spokesman Theo Helm says last night, board members heard about several security options.  “You know it would be another $3.5 million dollars to put SRO’s at every elementary school. To a $1.2 million dollars for a card access system where all the doors would be locked and you’d have to have a card to be buzzed to get in. To keeping all doors locked and issuing keys for $25,000.” 

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Education
3:12 pm
Fri December 14, 2012

Toy Exchange Promotes Peace

StoryLine gives voice to everyday people throughout our community as they share the experiences that shape their lives. It is a project of the ECHO network and is made possible by the generosity of Salemtowne, a continuing care retirement community, where every life shines and stories are celebrated. In the early 90’s in Winston-Salem, Kermit   Piggott was shot to death by one of his best friends. Two years later, his older brother Ben created the community wide program,  Peace Toys for War Toys, in his brother’s memory.

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