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Guilford County Traditional School Calendar Options Open for Public Comment

The public has 30 days to comment on three calendar options for the 2017-18 school year

Guilford County Schools and Guilford Apprenticeship Partners Offer Apprenticeship Program to Students

Interested students should attend an upcoming house event with a parent or guardian

Raising a Confident Reader

Research from the University of Michigan highlights five fundamental components of early literacy.

Winston-Salem Youth Chorus Holding Auditions

The chorus has 85-100 members in four ensembles representing more than 40 schools in Forsyth and surrounding counties, and the next season kicks off Jan. 2.

Physical Education and Recess Improve Behavior, Test Scores

Research shows that being active helps students in the classroom.

Testing Preschoolers

Testing may be required for applications to prestigious private or charter schools, or for early admission to public kindergarten.

North Carolina Schools Move Toward Digital Textbooks and Resources

Public and independent school leaders say there are advantages and challenges associated with switching from physical to digital textbooks.

Guilford County Schools to Host Career Exploration Fair

The Career Exploration Fair will be held Nov. 15

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools to Hold Scholarship and Financial Aid Night

Senior students and their parents are encouraged to attend this information-filled event.

Greensboro Youth Council Institute Announces Teen Workshop Schedule

The Greensboro Youth Council (GYC) Institute has several free teen skills workshops scheduled on topics including goal setting, event planning, time management and ways to strengthen leadership and teamwork skills.

ACT Versus New SAT: Which Should I Choose?

What are the key differences between the ACT and new SAT, and what do they mean for test-takers?

How to Recognize Musical Talent in Your Child

8 indicators your child may be musically inclined.

Students Give Back to Those Who Serve

Summit School ninth graders will honor active duty service members with free family portraits.

Breakfast After Dark Supports Over 70 Triad Schools

Enjoying breakfast for dinner on one special night in October will help raise money for area schools and organizations.

How to Help a Child With ADHD Master the Art of Homework

Many students with ADHD are distracted and often miss vital information in the classroom making homework and testing difficult.

Talking Politics With Kids

Educating the next generation on civic responsibility

NC Zoo Invites Students to Help Endangered Species

The largest zoo in the world hosts student contest and provides tips for everyone who wants to help protect endangered animals.

Pumpkin Books for Fall

Celebrate Halloween and the fall season with these classics.

GCS Superintendent Launches Listening and Learning Tour

Superintendent Contreras spends time visiting, listening and learning during her first 100 days in GCS leadership role.

Bookmarks Unveils Downtown Location for Independent Bookstore and Café

Bookstore, event and meeting space for readers and writers, Bookmarks’ offices, coffee bar and café, and more to be housed at new location in 2017.

Decoding Your Child’s Cough

Use this handy guide so you'll know what's going on and when to call the doctor.

Enrichment Opportunities Abound in the Triad

Back-to-school is also time for after school enrichment.

7 Triad Activities, Events for Artistic Kids

September arts and crafts events in Greensboro, Winston-Salem and High Point

Expert Tips for a Better Start to the School Year

Ensuring back-to-school success for children and parents

Teens and Technology Addiction

A recent survey finds that 50 percent of teens “feel addicted” to their mobile devices and 59 percent of parents agree that their teen is addicted.

Free Preparing for College Series Offered by FCPL

Forsyth Co. Public Library offers sessions and resources to help teens and their families research, qualify, apply and pay for college.

New Book Offers New Approach to College Planning

Experts at College Transitions release their first book, "The Enlightened College Applicant," Sept. 1.

Tasty Fuel for Success in School

The importance of mealtimes for growing and learning students – and their parents, too.

HPCVB Celebrates with Back-to-School Bash

Join students of all ages and the community for fun, food and fellowship at the High Point Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Reagan High School Senior Wins Bookmarks Contest

Bookmarks and Art for Art's Sake select and honor 2016 teen contest winners.
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Annual Guides

Education Guide

The all-new 2015-2016 Education Guide is packed with everything parents need to know to navigate more than 500 education options and resources in the Triad, including area preschools, private schools, public school systems, charter schools, boarding schools and academic resources.

GPS [Go. Play. See]

It's your complete family guide to Triad living. Parents are busy and on the go. Use this guide to help you explore all this great area offers for families in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point and surrounding communities.

Exceptional Child

For parents of kids with special needs, finding help and support can be challenging. We've compiled valuable resources for Triad parents in our latest annual publication, Exceptional Child, which is also available as a digital guide.