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Annual Forsyth County Ghost Out reenactment shows fatal consequences of drunk driving

Annual Forsyth County Ghost Out reenactment shows fatal consequences of drunk driving

A voice, not that of an adult but also not that of an unaware child, screamed from within a smashed vehicle in the parking lot ...

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Paddle Georgia applications open for teachers

Paddle Georgia applications open for teachers

Georgia educators now have the opportunity to get their feet wet on a weeklong canoe and kayak trip on the Etowah River, which is scheduled ...

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When I Grow Up: Big Creek Elementary

When I Grow Up: Big Creek Elementary

“I want to be a computer programmer or an author for books. I really think technology is pretty cool if you really think about it ...

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Forsyth fares well at science Olympiad tournaments

Forsyth fares well at science Olympiad tournaments

Two Forsyth County high schools recently hosted Georgia Science Olympiad tournaments, an “academic track meet” of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, competitions.

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Lambert senior among 10 perfect SAT scores in metro Atlanta

Lambert senior among 10 perfect SAT scores in metro Atlanta

SOUTH FORSYTH -- Doing something perfectly got Amanda Lang to the top of the Georgian Club Friday, surrounded by nine other high school seniors who also ...

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Graduation dates, times set for Forsyth County Class of 2018

Graduation dates, times set for Forsyth County Class of 2018

The Forsyth County Board of Education recently approved the dates and places for next year’s graduation ceremonies.

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District names Forsyth County Counselors of the Year

District names Forsyth County Counselors of the Year

Three educators were recently recognized for their positive influence on students by being named the 2017 Forsyth County Schools Counselors of the Year for their ...

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Forsyth elementary, middle school students read essays about their heroes

Forsyth elementary, middle school students read essays about their heroes

Watching cartoon characters save the day from evil villains or reading comics about Batman vanquishing his nemesis may entertain children, but one group of Forsyth ...

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Morrows honored for support of Forsyth County public education

Morrows honored for support of Forsyth County public education

For the last four years, Jim and Peggie Morrow have dedicated their time, energy and money to Forsyth County Schools and children throughout the community.

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North Forsyth Middle speech pathologist named Teacher of the Year

North Forsyth Middle speech pathologist named Teacher of the Year

NORTH FORSYTH -- Growing up, Maleah Stewart never wanted to be a teacher.

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Scholastic Student Spotlight: Forsyth Central baseball player set to strike engineering at Tech

Scholastic Student Spotlight: Forsyth Central baseball player set to strike engineering at Tech

Name: Grant Cloud

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Literacy Forsyth Spanish classes to begin Tuesday

Literacy Forsyth Spanish classes to begin Tuesday

FORSYTH COUNTY -- A local nonprofit will begin holding Spanish classes for adults this week.

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Forsyth students among best at state middle school business conference

Forsyth students among best at state middle school business conference

Students from three Forsyth County middle schools recently took home accolades after competing in the Georgia Future Business Leaders of America, or FBLA, middle level ...

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Riverwatch student body takes day off to pay it forward

Riverwatch student body takes day off to pay it forward

Packages of Ramen soup, apple sauce, canned beans and other non-perishable items lay scattered in piles at The Exchange at The Collection at Forsyth as ...

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South Forsyth girls’ track team’s bus hit by Forsyth County truck

South Forsyth girls’ track team’s bus hit by Forsyth County truck

WEST FORSYTH -- A school bus carrying the South Forsyth High School girls’ track team was involved an accident with a Forsyth County Engineering Department truck ...

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Loaded Kelly Mill Elementary School buses involved in rear-end accident

Loaded Kelly Mill Elementary School buses involved in rear-end accident

WEST FORSYTH – Two public school buses carrying students from Kelly Mill Elementary were involved in an accident as they left campus for dismissal Wednesday afternoon.

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Settles Bridge Elementary School hosting Milestones practice exams for students

Settles Bridge Elementary School hosting Milestones practice exams for students

With the end of the school year in Forsyth County and Georgia comes standardized testing, and a free practice test will be administered at an ...

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State honors Forsyth school district for Title-I achievement

State honors Forsyth school district for Title-I achievement

Even though Forsyth County is consistently ranked as one of the most affluent counties in the state, there are still families and students who struggle ...

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All five Forsyth County high schools recognized for AP exam achievement

All five Forsyth County high schools recognized for AP exam achievement

Simply graduating high school may not always be an indicator of how ready a student is for college or the workforce, but the state recently ...

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When I Grow Up: Shiloh Point Elementary

When I Grow Up: Shiloh Point Elementary

“[My favorite subject is] science because we get to design stuff. I want to be a police[man]. I want to be a good man ...

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Tanner’s bill for failing schools passes committee

Tanner’s bill for failing schools passes committee

NORTH FORSYTH -- Rep. Kevin Tanner, R-Dawsonville, updated constituents on the status of his education reform bill for failing schools on Saturday at his bi-weekly breakfast ...

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Lambert, South Forsyth high school students elected to state DECA

Lambert, South Forsyth high school students elected to state DECA

SOUTH FORSYTH -- Two Forsyth County students were recently elected to serve on Georgia DECA’s executive officer team for the 2017-18 school year.

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New principal appointed to Mashburn Elementary School

New principal appointed to Mashburn Elementary School

SOUTH FORSYTH -- Another open principal position has been filled after a standard annual shift of educators throughout the school system.

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Scholastic Student Spotlight: NYC model earning diploma through FCS online

Scholastic Student Spotlight: NYC model earning diploma through FCS online

Scholastic Student Spotlight is a bi-monthly series present by Lennar Atlanta where the Forsyth County News spotlights local students and their scholastic achievements and future ...

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House passes bill penalizing ‘sanctuary campuses’

House passes bill penalizing ‘sanctuary campuses’

The Georgia House of Representatives is taking a no-nonsense stance when it comes to following President Donald Trump’s immigration policy, recently passing a bill ...

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Riverwatch Middle students present mock hospitals to Lambert seniors

Riverwatch Middle students present mock hospitals to Lambert seniors

Classrooms at Riverwatch Middle School were filled with health care professionals Wednesday, but probably ones the community has not met yet.

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Forsyth senator backs bill proposed as answer for failing schools

Forsyth senator backs bill proposed as answer for failing schools

A Senate bill sponsored in part by a Forsyth County legislator could help alleviate the problem of failing schools in the state.

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New principal named at Brookwood Elementary

New principal named at Brookwood Elementary

An elementary school in south Forsyth will have to say goodbye to its first and only principal after this school year.

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Superintendent: No changes in Forsyth County from transgender bathroom issue

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 ...

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Preparedness stressed in active shooter training exercise at West Forsyth High

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.

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