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Cadet graduates from UNG in Cumming with 3 degrees

CUMMING -- Since age 7, William Putt has wanted to commission into the United States Army.

December 26, 2016 | Isabel Hughes | EDUCATION

Scholastic Student Spotlight: Harvard, med school in sights for North senior

Name: Tolu Adesina

December 25, 2016 | Kayla Robins | EDUCATION

Suicide: The stigma, and what schools are doing to combat the problem

FORSYTH COUNTY -- Kristen Vaughan pressed her lips together tightly, trying to hold back tears. Breathing deeply, anger flashed in her eyes as she attempted to speak again, her voice cracking slightly as she steadied her words.

December 25, 2016 | Isabel Hughes | EDUCATION

West Forsyth baseball player tells story of miracle healing

Eighteen-year-old Connor Weldy is a miracle child.

December 24, 2016 | Isabel Hughes | EDUCATION

Forsyth County Schools' Director of Technology retiring after 28 years service

When Mark Klingler started working at Forsyth Central High School in 1989, technology education was a new subject.

December 22, 2016 | Isabel Hughes | EDUCATION

Pinecrest Academy volunteers help fight hunger

SOUTH FORSYTH -- Donning blue hair nets, Pinecrest Academy students, families, faculty and staff recently spent one Sunday afternoon arm-deep in rice and grains.

December 20, 2016 | Isabel Hughes | EDUCATION

Morrow Community Foundation donates $46.5K to Forsyth schools program

FORSYTH COUNTY -- For the fourth year in a row, the Morrow Community Foundation is funding the Forsyth County Schools Bring Your Own Technology, or BYOT, program.

December 19, 2016 | Isabel Hughes | EDUCATION

Denmark Clinic relocation takes step forward in southwest Forsyth

SOUTHWEST FORSYTH -- The Forsyth County Board of Education preliminarily approved leasing a half-acre of Denmark High School property to Forsyth County at a public meeting Thursday.

December 19, 2016 | Isabel Hughes | EDUCATION

When I Grow Up: Sharon Elementary

"A chief sustainability officer does lots of things. Mainly, they manage businesses by carrying out plans, finding ways to improve businesses and analyzing data on how things are going. This career is correlative to management. I chose this career because this career involves taking charge of a business and helping the world by finding an alternative ways to do things."

December 18, 2016 | Micah Green | EDUCATION

Lambert teen coordinates 2,000-book donation to Brandywine

SOUTHWEST FORSYTH -- A Forsyth County teen recently helped stock the shelves of Brandywine Elementary School's media center, his organization donating 2,000 books to the school.

December 18, 2016 | Isabel Hughes | EDUCATION

Forsyth BOE decides on 2017 legislative priorities

As 2016 comes to an end, Forsyth County Schools are looking ahead to the Georgia General Assembly's 2017 legislative session, and state lawmakers will soon hear from the county's Board of Education.

December 18, 2016 | Isabel Hughes | EDUCATION

Nine Forsyth County teachers get Sawnee EMC grants

Nine public school teachers in Forsyth County were recently awarded grants to be used in the classroom by a Cumming-based electric services provider.

December 16, 2016 | Kayla Robins | EDUCATION

Three North Forsyth JROTC teams advance to national level

NORTH FORSYTH -- Two Marine Corps JROTC extracurricular activities at North Forsyth High School recently advanced to the national level of competition.

December 16, 2016 | Kayla Robins | EDUCATION

Sharon Elementary awarded National Blue Ribbon School

SOUTH FORSYTH -- Not many schools nationwide can boast of having princes and princesses in their midst, but in Sharon Elementary's CASTLE, anything is possible.

December 14, 2016 | Isabel Hughes | EDUCATION

Lanier Tech nominates 10 from Forsyth for GOAL award

CUMMING -- Lanier Technical College instructors nominated 33 students for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership, or GOAL, competition, 10 of whom are from Forsyth County.

December 13, 2016 | Kayla Robins | EDUCATION

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Superintendent: No changes in Forsyth County from transgender bathroom issue

Forsyth County Schools officials said they will not change policies in response to the Trump administration's move Wednesday to end federal protections relating to ...

February 24, 2017 | Kayla Robins | EDUCATION

Preparedness stressed in active shooter training exercise at West Forsyth High

Less than five minutes after the 911 call, deputies arrived at West Forsyth High School, sirens blaring and lights flashing.

February 22, 2017 | Isabel Hughes | EDUCATION

Forsyth, Dawson's Tanner introduces bill for failing schools

DAWSONVILLE -- A state legislator who represents Forsyth County introduced a bill last week to the Georgia General Assembly that he said is his answer to ...

February 21, 2017 | FCN Regional Staff | EDUCATION

Second scholarship available to high school golfers in memory of late North Forsyth student

Applications for a second annual scholarship open to high school golfers are open, and the process will once again honor an aspiring golfer and freshman ...

February 21, 2017 | Kayla Robins | EDUCATION

Otwell, Forsyth Central, Lambert mini Dance Marathon raises $33,650 for CHOA

Dancers and participants raked in tens of thousands of dollars at a miniature Dance Marathon that was held Friday night at Forsyth Central High School.

February 20, 2017 | Isabel Hughes | EDUCATION

Two North Forsyth High students appointed to Naval Academy

NORTH FORSYTH -- Though many high school seniors are beginning to get acceptance letters from colleges in the mail, two North Forsyth High School soon-to-be-graduates got ...

February 19, 2017 | Kayla Robins | EDUCATION

When I Grow Up: Daves Creek Elementary

"My favorite subject is writing because I like writing stories and giving them to people so they can be inspired to do other things. [I ...

February 19, 2017 | Kayla Robins | EDUCATION

Matt Elementary creating outdoor classroom

NORTH FORSYTH -- A new classroom is coming to Matt Elementary School, and it is different than a typical learning setting.

February 17, 2017 | Isabel Hughes | EDUCATION

Junior Achievement, Cumming's Alliance Academy site plans released

CUMMING -- Preliminary site renderings for the Junior Achievement Mike and Lynn Cottrell Discovery Center at North Georgia, which will be on the property of a ...

February 17, 2017 | Isabel Hughes | EDUCATION

District preparing survey on dual-language immersion

Parents across Forsyth County should expect to receive an information sheet and survey regarding a proposed dual-language immersion program Forsyth County Schools is thinking of ...

February 17, 2017 | Isabel Hughes | EDUCATION

New West Forsyth High principal named

Positions for principals at one high school and two middle schools in Forsyth County were filled this week after they were left open by transfers ...

February 17, 2017 | Kayla Robins | EDUCATION

South Forsyth High senior named top German student in state

A South Forsyth High School student will soon travel to Germany after recently being named the Georgia German Student of the Year.

February 16, 2017 | Isabel Hughes | EDUCATION

West Forsyth High hosts prom for special needs teens

WEST FORSYTH -- A first of its kind prom in Forsyth County for those with special needs was a big success.

February 15, 2017 | Kelly Whitmire | EDUCATION

Forsyth students score at regional science fair

SOUTH FORSYTH -- Students from three high schools and three middle schools in Forsyth County were recognized for their science smarts last month.

February 15, 2017 | Kayla Robins | EDUCATION

Lambert grad’s performance honors late sister

The Buckhead Theater rocked one recent Saturday night with performances by six kids and teens who are fighting cancer. One older girl, a 21-year-old Lambert ...

February 15, 2017 | Kayla Robins | EDUCATION

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