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CFNC Announces November as North Carolina College Application Month

College Foundation of North Carolina expands college application event to one month to give high school seniors extra help.

10 Products to Organize Your Student

School supplies that may just change your child’s world

5 Ways to Help Your Child’s Speech Development Without Electronics

Simple ways to encourage your child to master speech and language.

8 Ways to Spark Summer Reading

Help your kids discover the pleasures of reading books.

Expert Advice for Successfully Navigating a College Fair

With proper planning, a college fair can provide you with newfound insight into prospective colleges.

Letter Signed by Jefferson to Make Rare Appearance at State Capitol

A letter signed by Thomas Jefferson dated Jan. 22, 1816, will be exhibited at the State Capitol.

Guilford County Students Challenged to Keep Reading This Summer

GCS students can earn prizes for reading 900 minutes or more.

Local Students Assist with Development of New Peppercorn Theatre at Kaleideum Play

"The Sky Game" opens Friday, June 16 at Delta Arts Center in Winston-Salem.

Skim First, Answer Later: A Textbook Study Strategy

Improve reading skills and study sessions with this simple activity.

North Carolina Summer Reading Programs

All North Carolinians can participate in summer reading programs at libraries across the state.

GCS Extends Thank a Teacher Celebration to Include All District Employees

Community invited to celebrate all employees of Guilford County Schools during May.

Does Gender Give Your Child a College Admissions Edge?

Understanding the widening gender gap and its impact on college acceptance.

Teacher Appreciation Day at the Greensboro Science Center

Teachers can enjoy free admission and special activities on May 6.

Applications Open for Guilford County Schools’ Summer Arts Institute

This year’s institute offers four different programs for various ages in July.

GCS’ Family Fun Day to Be Held May 20

Guilford Parent Academy invites families to enjoy a free day of fun activities.

Statewide Star Party Sites in the Triad

Attend the North Carolina Science Festival's Statewide Star Party in Yadkinville, Danbury, Greensboro or Pinnacle.

Public School Forum Identifies Teacher, Principal Pay Among State’s Top 10 Education Issues

In comparison to other states, North Carolina ranks 41st in teacher pay and 50th in principal pay.

Moving Off the College Admissions Waitlist

The No. 1 thing students can do while on the waitlist is communicate clearly, firmly and respectfully to the admissions office that, if offered, they will accept a spot at the school.

Stream Sesame Street Episodes, eBooks With Library Card

Digital service adds eBooks, e-comics and program episodes for participating libraries.

Guilford Board of Education Requests Funding for Class Size Changes

Guilford Board of Education passes a resolution aimed at class size reduction law.

Magnet Schools vs. Charter Schools: What’s the Difference?

Understanding the difference between a magnet and charter schools.

North Carolina Home-School Conference is May 25-27

The “Thrive! 2017” conference will feature speakers and parent workshops, a vendors’ expo, activities for children and teens, and a talent showcase.

Teaching Kids to Self-Advocate

A teacher, a counselor and coach share the skills kids need to succeed.

Arts Alive in Old Salem Scheduled for March 23-24

Moravian music and arts to be highlighted during day of activities.

GCS Students Named State Champions in Real World Design Challenge

Team from STEM Early College at N.C. A&T will compete at the national level.

STEM Camps Are in Session Across North Carolina

STEM camps are educating the next generation of thinkers and innovators.

Are Your High School Student's Classes Rigorous Enough?

Perhaps no decision in a college-bound teen’s high school career causes more agitation than deciding how many honors and advanced placement courses to take.

High Point Museum to Host Resource Fair for Parents of Young Children

Liftoff to Learning will be held Monday, Jan. 30.

Guilford County Schools Choice Showcase Kicks Off Magnet Application Period

Guilford County Schools Choice Showcase takes place Saturday, Jan. 21 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center.

Kid-Friendly Ideas for Commemorating the Presidential Inauguration

The 58th presidential inauguration takes place Friday, Jan. 20, as Donald Trump takes the oath to be our 45th president. Here are ways to commemorate this event with your kids.
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