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Teens Behind-the-Scenes at Weatherspoon

Area teens can apply for an in-depth, hands-on, personal experience at WAM.

3 School Lunch Brown-Bag Basics

Brown-bagging can save you money, help you control menu selections and foster connections with your kids.

Dress Codes and Our Kids' Education

Are female students being targeted by new dress code and, in the grand scheme of things, is clothing what we need to be debating as the school year begins?

Seven Guilford County Schools Recognized Nationally

Seven Guilford County Schools were recognized by Newsweek’s 2016 Top High Schools list, including the Early College at Guilford, which was ranked No. 5 in the country.

New Routines for a New School Year

5 ways to get the kids up and going during the first week of school.

Are Your Child's Vaccinations Up-to-Date for School?

With the first day of school approaching, it's time to double-check your child's vaccinations.

K-12 Educators Invited to Explore Reynolda House

Free admission extended to North Carolina K-12 educators every weekend during August.

Five “Must-Dos” for Going Back to School

Follow these tips to help your children have a smooth transition back to school.

5 Things to Know About Elementary School

A parent primer for kicking off a smooth new year.

5 Things to Know About Middle School

Tips to help you and your middle-schooler have a smooth start to the school year.

5 Things to Know About High School

What you need to know to start the school year strong.

12 Fun Products for Back-to-School

Get geared up for a school year that is organized and fun with these back-to-class tools.

School Readiness Gets Boost in Forsyth County

Project Impact funds first initiatives: Pathway to K, summer school and new pre-kindergarten classes.

Help Your Kids Avoid Sports Burnout

As a parent, your role is to encourage and shield your child from burnout, which can be done by watching behavior.

Is Pokémon GO a Go in Your Neighborhood?

Pokémon GO is a hit with tweens, teens and parents worldwide.

Twin City Stage Funded For School Performances

A generous Reynolds American Foundation Grant will keep TCS performances in front of students during the 2016-17 season.

GCS and UNCG host Exceptional Children's Summer Institute

Free workshops for parents of children with special needs will be held this week on the campus of UNCG.

How To Banish Summer Boredom

Keep kids active and engaged this summer.

Guilford Parent Academy Needs Parent Volunteers

Parents are needed to serve as grassroots coordinators at middle schools and Title I parent ambassadors at Title I schools during the 2016-17 school year.

Youth Theater Groups in the Triad

Area youth theater groups provide instruction and experience for young talent, both on stage and behind the scenes.

5 Summer College Application Tips for Rising High School Seniors

Summer months are the perfect time to get ahead in the college application process. Follow these 5 useful tips to jump-start your college applications.

Is College Still a Worthwhile Investment?

Questioning the value of a college degree? College is still a sound investment if you know how to capitalize on your higher education.

Next Steve Jobs Could be from High Point

Local student earns spot at high tech developers' conference for second year

Home Visits Help Close Cognitive Development Gap

A new international study shows the importance of early, home-based interventions that teach parents to engage children in playful interactive learning activities.

Bookmarks Kicks Off Summer Reading Program

Program offers kids chance to earn books and cash prizes

Double Check Before EOG, EOC & Year-End Testing

Being proactive eliminates last-minute testing confusion

20 Local Teenagers Design Their Way to Detroit

Students at Dudley High create two Urban Concept, ultra-energy-efficient vehicles for annual Shell Eco-Marathon

Learning Challenges: How to Identify and Address Red Flags

Parent questions answered by educational experts

View the Night Sky During NC Science Festival

Star Party planned at Lake Mackintosh Park & Marina

Greensboro's Edible Schoolyard Needs Your Votes

A Seeds of Change® grant could fund after school cooking and classes
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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.