Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools

Education
8:25 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

Families Confused Over Magnet School Lottery Mishap

Credit Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools

Some families in the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School system are upset over a computer error that forced school officials to redo a lottery for three of its magnet schools.

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Education
1:58 am
Wed September 11, 2013

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools Will See Changes in Security Measures

Tim Wilson, the school resource officer on duty during the Carver High School shooting on August 30, 2013, was recognized Tuesday by WSFCS board members for his heroic actions.
Credit Keri Brown

Members of the Winston-Salem Forsyth County School Board were briefed on the school system’s security measures Tuesday evening. They are looking at several ways to improve safety throughout the district.

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Crime
11:23 pm
Fri August 30, 2013

Shooting Confirmed at Carver High School: Students & Parents Comfort Each Other

Amari Crowell,14, and his grandfather want to see more school resource officers and metal detectors in public schools.
Keri Brown

BREAKING NEWS:  Authorities have confirmed a shooting at a Winston-Salem high school and that a suspect is in custody. Winston-Salem-Forsyth County Schools spokesman Theo Helm says the shooting occurred at Carver High School, which is on the city's northeast side.

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Education
5:28 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

Winston-Salem Non-Profit Offers Free School Supplies & Classroom Materials for Teachers

Karel Chandler is director of the Educator Warehouse in Winston-Salem. She says since January of this year, the center has received more than 1,000 teacher visits.
Credit Educator Warehouse

Monday is the first day of school for thousands of children in the Winston-Salem Forsyth County School system.  For students and teachers alike, it’s also the time for buying school supplies.  

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Education
3:33 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

NC High School Graduation Rate Continues to Climb

According to statistics released Thursday by the NC Dept. of Public Instruction, the graduation rate for Guilford County Schools rose almost 2 percentage points to 86.2 percent. In Forsyth County, more than 82 percent of last school year’s graduating class earned their diploma within four years.
Credit Keri Brown

North Carolina’s graduation rate is at an all-time high, with more than eight out of ten students earning a diploma in four years.

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