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Partnership enhances computer science curriculum for Forsyth schools

Partnership enhances computer science curriculum for Forsyth schools

FORSYTH COUNTY — Science and math initiatives and robotics programs may have skyrocketed in Forsyth County, but many in the school district want to explore additional avenues for drawing more students into computer science and coding.

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Several Forsyth County graduating seniors to attend military service academies

FORSYTH COUNTY — Several high school seniors who are preparing to graduate this week are set to attend a United States military academy for their post-secondary education.

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Lambert student wins race relations award

Lambert student wins race relations award

SOUTH FORSYTH — Angelique Edwards, who is set to graduate this week from Lambert High School, has been named a recipient of the 2015 Princeton Prize in Race Relations.

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Dawson taps two from Forsyth as principals

Dawson taps two from Forsyth as principals

DAWSONVILLE — The Dawson County school system has reached into neighboring Forsyth to find the new principals for its two middle schools.

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Designs completed for North, South Forsyth high schools

Designs completed for North, South Forsyth high schools

FORSYTH COUNTY — Forsyth County students, teachers and parents have been hearing of upcoming construction projects at schools throughout the county, and now they can see the final renderings for how their schools will look once completed.

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Private school in south Forsyth wants to relocate

Private school in south Forsyth wants to relocate

SOUTH FORSYTH — A local private parochial school is looking to move locations in south Forsyth, though the county’s planning board has aired concerns about the potential new site’s acreage and the character of the surrounding development during its Tuesday work session.

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Input sought in Forsyth on provisional enrollment policy change

Input sought in Forsyth on provisional enrollment policy change

FORSYTH COUNTY — A revision to school district policy that would allow provisional enrollment for students awaiting verification of immunizations and health screenings was presented Thursday to the Forsyth County Board of Education.

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Forsyth County school system bids farewell to retirees

Forsyth County school system bids farewell to retirees

FORSYTH COUNTY — Forsyth County Schools said goodbye to nearly 100 employees Thursday night during its annual retirement luncheon.

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South Middle School set to test robots under water at YMCA

SOUTH FORSYTH — Many schools field robotics teams to supplement their STEM programs, but some middle schools in Forsyth County are taking the competition arena a step further.

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Forsyth BOE learning from online portal survey

Forsyth BOE learning from online portal survey

FORSYTH COUNTY — Summer kicks off this weekend, but the Forsyth County Board of Education was recently reminded of winter weather and online learning.

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Forsyth County high school graduations begin Saturday

Forsyth County high school graduations begin Saturday

FORSYTH COUNTY — Tassels will be turned en masse throughout the next few days as Forsyth County’s five public high schools are set to graduate their class of 2015.

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New high school in southwest Forsyth named

New high school in southwest Forsyth named

SOUTH FORSYTH — Forsyth County’s sixth high school officially has a name: Dr. Leila Denmark High School.

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North Georgia’s MBA program returning to Cumming City Hall

North Georgia’s MBA program returning to Cumming City Hall

CUMMING — The Cumming City Council on Tuesday night discussed the return of a popular master’s of business administration program to its former location.

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Ground broken on two new schools in southwest Forsyth

Ground broken on two new schools in southwest Forsyth

SOUTHWEST FORSYTH — The first shovels hit the dirt for two new schools this week as the Forsyth County Board of Education held groundbreaking ceremonies at both sites.

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Liberty Middle band director takes 68 pies to face, plays concert on roof

Liberty Middle band director takes 68 pies to face, plays concert on roof

NORTHWEST FORSYTH — Students in the Liberty Middle School band rocked their way to meeting a fundraising goal, and the prize was pie.

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Longtime director of Forsyth County Public Library retiring

Longtime director of Forsyth County Public Library retiring

FORSYTH COUNTY — Forsyth County’s library system must soon say goodbye to its longtime — and only — director and driving force behind the expansive change book lovers have seen over the past two decades.

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Literacy Forsyth opens new location

NORTH FORSYTH — A local nonprofit that promotes adult education in Forsyth County celebrated its recent expansion and move to a new, centralized location.

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Registration nears for Forsyth library’s summer reading program

Registration nears for Forsyth library’s summer reading program

FORSYTH COUNTY — Summer at local libraries will be filled with tales of caped crusaders and heroic endings, page after page.

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Lambert student semifinalist for U.S. Presidential Scholar

SOUTH FORSYTH — A Forsyth County high school student was among 13 in the state named semifinalists in the 2015 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program, one of the nation’s highest honors for high school students.

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Tax hike proposed to cover Forsyth County school system budget

Tax hike proposed to cover Forsyth County school system budget

FORSYTH COUNTY -- Both teacher salaries and Forsyth County school taxes are poised to increase next school year, as the annual budget for 2016 was presented Thursday to the Board of Education.

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North Forsyth Middle students take a walk in African children’s shoes

North Forsyth Middle students take a walk in African children’s shoes

NORTH FORSYTH — Seventh-graders at North Forsyth Middle school recently took the “walk a mile in their shoes” thought to heart and practice.

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Two Forsyth high schools rank among state’s best

Two Forsyth high schools rank among state’s best

FORSYTH COUNTY — Two Forsyth County high schools are ranked in a national list of top-performing high schools in the state and country that was released this week.

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Battle of the Books tests knowledge of young Forsyth readers

Battle of the Books tests knowledge of young Forsyth readers

SOUTH FORSYTH — As two groups of four third-graders put their heads together — literally and figuratively — to decide what book a judge had asked a question about, their parents sat nearby.

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CDC: South Forsyth student didn't have measles after all

CDC: South Forsyth student didn't have measles after all

SOUTH FORSYTH — A third round of tests on specimens from a third-grader at Sharon Elementary School who was initially diagnosed with measles last week has come back negative, officials said.

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Former Milton principal sentenced for DUI wrecks in Forsyth

Former Milton principal sentenced for DUI wrecks in Forsyth

FORSYTH COUNTY — The former Milton High School principal who resigned after being arrested for three consecutive DUI wrecks, two of which were in Forsyth County, has pleaded guilty to some of the charges.

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Lambert High School construction project gets contractor

Lambert High School construction project gets contractor

SOUTH FORSYTH — Once graduation ceremonies are finished and students begin their summer break, several construction projects will begin at Forsyth County’s largest high school.

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West Forsyth wins high school Emmy for lip dub video

West Forsyth wins high school Emmy for lip dub video

WEST FORSYTH — You may have seen the video. More than 24,000 people have. It’s one shot that takes you through West Forsyth High, with students lining the walls, jumping in front of the camera to sing and dance to Fitz & the Tantrums’ “The Walker.” And it just won a high school Emmy.

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Electric vehicle rally set for Lanier Tech’s Forsyth campus

Electric vehicle rally set for Lanier Tech’s Forsyth campus

SOUTH FORSYTH — High schools across Georgia plan to gather in Forsyth County on Saturday for an electric day of competition.

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Measles case at south Forsyth elementary school a false alarm

Measles case at south Forsyth elementary school a false alarm

SOUTH FORSYTH — A third-grader at Sharon Elementary School who was initially diagnosed with what appeared to be the first case of measles in Forsyth County in possibly 25 years may not have been the virus after all, officials said.

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Measles case reported at South Forsyth elementary school

SOUTH FORSYTH — The Forsyth County school system has announced a third-grader at Sharon Elementary has been diagnosed with measles.

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