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Forsyth tops state in ACT scores

Forsyth tops state in ACT scores

FORSYTH COUNTY – Class may have recently started for children and teens, but college entrance exams are already earning Forsyth County Schools accolades.

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Renovations ahead of schedule in Forsyth County schools

Renovations ahead of schedule in Forsyth County schools

FORSYTH COUNTY -- Though major additions to school campuses around Forsyth County have been completed, multiple projects continue to be underway, with some ahead of schedule.

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North Forsyth High FFA invites public to meeting

North Forsyth High FFA invites public to meeting

NORTH FORSYTH -- Now that the school year has settled into a post-first-day routine, one high school group is looking for community support.

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Forsyth County library system celebrating 20 years

Forsyth County library system celebrating 20 years

CUMMING -- This summer 20 years ago, the landscape of county amenities and partnerships in education changed forever when the Forsyth County Public Library launched its ...

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When I Grow Up: Cumming Elementary

When I Grow Up: Cumming Elementary

“I have many ideas, but one of them is being a cook or an engineer or fixing computers. The two of them – fixing computers and ...

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Forsyth County Schools officials project 50K students by 2018

Forsyth County Schools officials project 50K students by 2018

FORSYTH COUNTY -- This may come as a shock to no one who has lived in Forsyth County for even a short amount of time, but ...

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Local teen plans, holds fundraiser to support students in Belize

Local teen plans, holds fundraiser to support students in Belize

On a sunny Sunday afternoon when most other 14-year-old boys would be mowing the grass to make a little extra spending money, Holden Wilder was ...

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System approves application for Alliance Academy funding

System approves application for Alliance Academy funding

What will be Forsyth County’s seventh public high school took another step forward Thursday.

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Terri North leads students, teachers at DeSana Middle School

Terri North leads students, teachers at DeSana Middle School

Opening a new middle school is a tough, but Forsyth County Schools chose the right person for the job.

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Scholastic Student Spotlight: West senior aims for Marines, law school

Scholastic Student Spotlight: West senior aims for Marines, law school

Scholastic Student Spotlight is a bi-monthly series brought to you by Lennar Atlanta.

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State School Superintendent speaks to Forsyth County GOP

State School Superintendent speaks to Forsyth County GOP

Richard Woods wants Georgia’s educational system to be like the Empire State Building – tall and grand with a solid foundation that runs deep underground ...

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Time capsule ceremony held at DeSana Middle School

Time capsule ceremony held at DeSana Middle School

On Friday, students of the newly opened DeSana Middle School gathered for a ceremony at the school’s gymnasium to place items representing life in ...

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State education head visits Mashburn Elementary

State education head visits Mashburn Elementary

In a gym in an elementary school in east Forsyth, fourth- and fifth-graders sat grouped in bright, color-coordinated groups. They were not learning about math ...

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Forsyth County News donates food to Cumming Elementary School

Forsyth County News donates food to Cumming Elementary School

CUMMING -- The Forsyth County News recently held a canned food drive while inviting the community to play the Pokemon Go app at their office in ...

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South juniors shadowing UNG medical students

South juniors shadowing UNG medical students

Two Forsyth County students earned medical experience over the summer from older students.

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First day of school in Forsyth: 2 new schools open, enrollment expected  to exceed 46,000

First day of school in Forsyth: 2 new schools open, enrollment expected to exceed 46,000

FORSYTH COUNTY -- As students flowed into the halls that still smelled like new paint unaffected by lunches, crayons and 6-year-old energy, many of Forsyth’s ...

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Forsyth County GOP to host state education head

Forsyth County GOP to host state education head

FORSYTH COUNTY -- Georgia’s School Superintendent Richard Woods will make the trip from Atlanta on Thursday to speak at the Forsyth County’s monthly Republican ...

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When I Grow Up: Brandywine Elementary

When I Grow Up: Brandywine Elementary

"My favorite subject is art because I love to draw. I like to draw animated stuff and people. I like to play sports, and I ...

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Georgia superintendent seeking students for advisory council

Georgia superintendent seeking students for advisory council

Local middle and high school students can start off their year with leadership opportunities offered from the state.

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Homestead exemptions for Forsyth schools going to ballot

Homestead exemptions for Forsyth schools going to ballot

FORSYTH COUNTY -- Forsyth County voters will have an opportunity in November to decide whether seniors receiving homestead exemptions should receive the full benefit if they ...

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North Forsyth High opens buildings to help consolidate campus

North Forsyth High opens buildings to help consolidate campus

NORTH FORSYTH -- At a school in north Forsyth, students can lounge on purple couches to study or socialize, drifting between a cafeteria beaming bright, natural ...

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Local libraries offering help with homework

Local libraries offering help with homework

Forsyth County schools will kick off the 2016-17 school year on Thursday, and the local library is reminding parents and students of several free offerings ...

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Program helps keep teen drivers safe

Program helps keep teen drivers safe

The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office will once again offer the Sheriff’s Telling Our Parents and Promoting Educated Drivers program, called STOPPED, as a ...

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South Forsyth High School reveals new look

South Forsyth High School reveals new look

Hallways, corridors and classrooms throughout South Forsyth High School are War Eagle blue and silver and were seen by its students for the first time ...

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New student registration full until after school starts

New student registration full until after school starts

With the start of school about 24 hours away, all appointments to register new students are booked until after classes begin.

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Scholastic Student Spotlight: Central grad in college for golf scholarship

Scholastic Student Spotlight: Central grad in college for golf scholarship

Scholastic Student Spotlight is a bi-monthly series brought to you by Lennar Atlanta.

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Project brings Cumming teachers, students together outside classroom

Project brings Cumming teachers, students together outside classroom

CUMMING -- Schools, even if they are in the same district, tend to stay separate from one another and remain within their individual identities. That was ...

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Milestones testing scores released

Milestones testing scores released

FORSYTH COUNTY -- Scores for the second administration of the state’s most recent standardized testing were released this week, and Forsyth County, once again, remained ...

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Forsyth County Schools welcome new teachers

Forsyth County Schools welcome new teachers

On Tuesday morning, Lambert High School’s auditorium was packed with educators who are new to Forsyth County as Superintendent Jeff Bearden welcomed them into ...

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High grad rates in Forsyth County, state CTAE pathways

High grad rates in Forsyth County, state CTAE pathways

Graduation rates for students involved in Career, Technical and Agricultural Education, or CTAE, classes throughout Georgia has risen 6 percent since 2014, and Forsyth County ...

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