Eastern Guilford High School is reaching out to fathers and other men in the community for a new volunteer initiative.
"It makes general move-in days much smoother. There's a lot less traffic on those days and much more smiling faces."
As the very first of the school bond construction projects begin to rise on their construction sites, massive cost increases for future school bond projects loom on the horizon for Guilford County.
GREENSBORO — While U.S. Representatives found plenty to fight over in a Wednesday morning hearing on pandemic learning losses, North Carolina’s Education Secretary used the opportunity to tout her office’s efforts to advise school districts on effective academic recovery strategies.
Summer is usually the off-season for school musicals. But a new day camp offered by Guilford County Schools is giving middle and high school students the opportunity to put on a show outside of the regular school year.
The open houses are an opportunity for parents to meet their children's teachers and learn more about what's planned for the year.
Keith Barnett will return to Guilford County Schools after serving as a principal in Rockingham County Schools since 2020.
The new school — to be named for famed NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson — is expected to have a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math theme, and include STEM laboratories for use by the students there.
Situation is actually keeping some good teachers from continuing in the profession, and harming the state's teacher pipeline, official at the NC Department of Public Instruction says. The department is looking at other ways that teachers might prove their competency.
Tiffany Morris began her role as director of nursing on July 1.
GREENSBORO— The Middle College at Bennett and Peeler Elementary — both schools without any remaining students — could be officially closed by the Guilford County Board of Education on Tuesday.
“Pulling those communities together to find a solution for the high school was a tremendous challenge and quite an accomplishment for the community."
Guilford County's health department will offer immunization clinics starting Monday.
"Typically, only about a third of the schools that apply get through."
Superintendent Whitney Oakley said that in lieu of a local supplement increase for teachers, she is anticipating being able to offer a one-time bonus paid for from the district's federal COVID-19 relief dollars.
Newlin has been the principal at Western since 2020,
The board approved a more than $9 million contract Thursday.
In March, Gov. Roy Cooper came to Guilford County touting the benefits of K-12 education in his proposed state budget. On Tuesday, Cooper was back — again at a local school — but with a message that shifted toward warning against what the state legislature may have in store for education.
The new school — to be named for famed NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson — is expected to have a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math theme. It will serve kindergarten through eighth grade, a configuration that's more common in other states and among charter schools and private schools.
"This tour encourages our whole community to know Black history. And I want Black people specifically to know about what they've done and to take pride in it."
Prior to the pandemic, Guilford County Schools had different graduation requirements for students at high schools on a block schedule, versus students on a year-long class schedule.
Students moved into Bluford Elementary building after Peeler was struck by tornado in 2018.
School board is set to vote July 18 on the fate of the Middle College at Bennett.
At the end of her time in high school, Tamara Davis realized she has quite a lot to offer the world.
Between the cost of tests and study materials, teachers often wind up paying $450 or more. Costs climb if a teacher has to take a test multiple times.
"I just had to make up in my mind, that if I wanted to see it [become true], I have to keep persevering, keep pushing through."