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General Greene students learn about the marvels of science

May 13, 2022

Greensboro’s General Greene Elementary conducted a high-energy STEM Fair (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) for second and third grade students. General Greene’s fourth and fifth Grade students served as assistants for the annual event in classrooms, media center and multipurpose room. General Greene is located on Benjamin Parkway in Greensboro.

Student Art Showcase

April 29, 2022

Art students from Guilford and Forsyth counties won recognition for their work from U.S. Rep. Kathy Manning’s North Carolina’s Sixth Congressional District Art Competition. At a reception in Greensboro’s Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art, First Place honors went to Abigail McCarthy, R.J. Reynolds High School, Winston-Salem, for “The Light at the End of […]

Bennett Middle College Students add STEAM to the art of quilting

April 1, 2022

The Greensboro (N.C.) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated collaborated with Greensboro fabric artist Andrena Coleman and 23 seniors in the Middle College at Bennett to design a decorative quilt exhibiting artwork created by the high school seniors focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics (STEAM). The goal of this project was three-fold: to […]

Eden Early Head Start Center opens in Rockingham County

March 25, 2022

EDEN —The Eden Early Head Start Center opened with officials speaking about the center’s comprehensive high quality educational and family services for 40 children ages 0 to 3 years in a newly renovated state-of-the-art facility. “This sparkling center is a significant stepping stone toward ensuring that all children have access to affordable, high quality care […]

Should mask mandates be dropped in public schools with new Omicron variant spreading?

February 24, 2022

The COVID-19 crisis is not over, and yet, as the pandemic enters its third year, mask mandates imposed by local school boards are quickly being recalled, or at the very least, being made optional. But is this a good thing, especially in public schools where African American students are more than likely be in the […]

Ron McNair Day 2022 at NCA&TSU

January 27, 2022

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University will celebrate the life and legacy of alumnus Ronald E. McNair ‘71, in its 36th annual commemoration event on Friday, January 28. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the event will be held via the virtual live stream presentation, “Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Ronald E. McNair: Breaking Barriers- A […]

GCS’s Brown named Piedmont-Triad Region Principal of the Year

January 13, 2022

Jackson Middle School principal KaTrinka Brown was stunned when Guilford County School (GCS) district leaders presented her with the Piedmont-Triad Region Principal of the Year award during a surprise ceremony in the school library on June 7. In October 2021, Brown was named Principal of Year for the district. She is now one of nine […]

A Greensboro foundation reaches back, lifts up and pays it forward

December 30, 2021

The COM7LETE Project Foundation, founded in 2018 by Greensboro resident Whitney Walls, recently held its annual scholarship gala at the Sedgefield Country Club ballroom in Greensboro. The purpose of the foundation, whose motto is to “Reach Back, Lift Up, and Pay It Forward,” is to “encourage and support students in continuing their education and commitment […]

Students and teachers enjoy a Thanksgiving lunch with Superintendent Contreras

November 24, 2021

Thankfulness was on the menu at Monticello Brown-Summit Elementary School, when Guilford County Schools Superintendent Dr. Sharon Contreras joined first-graders from teacher Eileen Cirincione’s class for lunch. Seated at the front of the class, Contreras asked the young students to share reasons for their thankfulness. Joyful responses leaped forth from the students ranging from being […]

Students go back to remote learning after extensive HVAC issues in GCS

September 3, 2021

Hundreds of A/C issues across Guilford County Schools (GCS) district sent students home last week. GCS leaders addressed concerns they have been getting from the community at a press conference on August 31at Grimsley High School, one of the schools experiencing cooling problems. With temperatures well into the 90s, a typical classroom can reach 85 […]


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