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Two from Lakeside Middle School honored for citizenship

Two from Lakeside Middle School honored for citizenship

CUMMING — Two Lakeside Middle eighth-graders recently received good citizenship awards from the Robert Forsyth Chapter of the Georgia Society Sons of the American Revolution.

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Free summer meals offered to Forsyth County children

Free summer meals offered to Forsyth County children

FORSYTH COUNTY — A local partnership is working throughout the summer to provide free meals to children in need.

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Tie-breaking vote goes for south Forsyth private school

Tie-breaking vote goes for south Forsyth private school

SOUTH FORSYTH — In what has been a drawn-out and detailed process, a south Forsyth private parochial school looking to relocate received a go-ahead from the county’s planning board.

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Hearings set on tax hike for Forsyth County Schools

Hearings set on tax hike for Forsyth County Schools

FORSYTH COUNTY — Proposed increases in teacher salaries and school taxes have been approved by the Forsyth County Board of Education, pending the approval of a higher millage rate.

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Kelly Mill Elementary School hailed for recycling program

Kelly Mill Elementary School hailed for recycling program

WEST FORSYTH — Students and parents at Kelly Mill Elementary were recently recognized for their recycling efforts when they won the Goodness on the Go contest.

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South Forsyth grad one of seven Georgians in Special Olympics World Games

South Forsyth grad one of seven Georgians in Special Olympics World Games

SOUTH FORSYTH -- One Forsyth County native is ready to jump in.

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West Forsyth’s best actor winner competes on Broadway

West Forsyth’s best actor winner competes on Broadway

WEST FORSYTH -- One local high school drama student is taking his talents to the home of Broadway this week, representing Georgia at the seventh annual National High School Musical Theatre Awards.

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Redesign of Forsyth Central High School ready to roll out

Redesign of Forsyth Central High School ready to roll out

CUMMING — The oldest public high school in Forsyth County is set for a facelift.

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Five Forsyth County students receive DeSana scholarships

Five Forsyth County students receive DeSana scholarships

FORSYTH COUNTY — Five recent high school graduates have received scholarships from the DeSana Educational Fund to finance their college education.

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School board may revise Forsyth’s policies on graduation, bullying

School board may revise Forsyth’s policies on graduation, bullying

FORSYTH COUNTY — Several school policy revisions were presented to the Forsyth County Board of Education Thursday.

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Forsyth County homeschoolers’ Braille invention spotlighted in D.C.

Forsyth County homeschoolers’ Braille invention spotlighted in D.C.

FORSYTH COUNTY -- The invention they said was so simple just won them $5,000.

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12 receive scholarships from Forsyth-Cumming Optimist Club

12 receive scholarships from Forsyth-Cumming Optimist Club

CUMMING — The Forsyth-Cumming Optimist Club has awarded $1,000 scholarships to 12 recent high school graduates.

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State receives $4.5M for Milestones testing errors

State receives $4.5M for Milestones testing errors

FORSYTH COUNTY — The company that provides standardized testing to Georgia has agreed to pay $4.5 million in services as a result of content errors and disruptions during 2015 Georgia Milestones testing.

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Forsyth attendees for Georgia Girls State announced

Forsyth attendees for Georgia Girls State announced

FORSYTH COUNTY — American Legion Auxiliary Unit 307 of Cumming has chosen 11 young women from high schools in Forsyth County to attend the annual Georgia Girls State June 14-19 at Georgia Southern University.  

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Forsyth County school system seeks public input on underage drinking

Forsyth County school system seeks public input on underage drinking

FORSYTH COUNTY — Local education data collectors want to know everyone’s perceptions on underage drinking in Forsyth County to help adjust their baseline data.

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Schools offer many options for summer fun in Forsyth

FORSYTH COUNTY — It’s summer break, and what’s a kid to do?

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Challenged Child & Friends offering summer program

GAINESVILLE — Challenged Child & Friends is accepting applications for its Summer Sensations Program.

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Sawnee-Cumming Optimist Club helps special needs students

Sawnee-Cumming Optimist Club helps special needs students

SOUTH FORSYTH — The Sawnee-Cumming Optimist Club recently sponsored an "Expressing My Passion" program for students with special needs. 

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Forsyth school system hiring bus drivers

Forsyth school system hiring bus drivers

FORSYTH COUNTY — The Forsyth County school system is looking to add people to its transportation team.

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Reinhardt University instructor from Cumming honored

Reinhardt University instructor from Cumming honored

WALESKA — A Forsyth County resident was among the faculty members honored during a recent meeting of Reinhardt University’s faculty senate.

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Forsyth's fire safety poster contest winners recognized

Forsyth's fire safety poster contest winners recognized

CUMMING — The winners and runners-up for the Forsyth County Fire Department’s fifth annual fire safety poster contest for third-graders were recently honored by the county commission.

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South Forsyth DECA fares well at world competition

South Forsyth DECA fares well at world competition

SOUTH FORSYTH — More than 28,000 attendees from around the world gathered to put their marketing skills to the test at a recent international DECA competition, and one local high school shined.

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Construction, cleaning under way in many Forsyth schools

Construction, cleaning under way in many Forsyth schools

FORSYTH COUNTY — Classrooms may not be filled with students, tests may not be administered, and lockers have all been emptied for the summer, but schools never really close, which means they need to stay clean.

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Forsyth County schools need adult mentors for fall

Forsyth County schools need adult mentors for fall

FORSYTH COUNTY — School may have just let out for the summer, but Forsyth County is already looking for helpful hands and positive influences in children’s lives for next year.

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School board talks contractors for two Forsyth projects

School board talks contractors for two Forsyth projects

SUWANEE — The Forsyth County Board of Education did not let four graduations in two days stop them from continuing construction projects as they met for a called meeting on Tuesday in between North and West Forsyth High School commencement ceremonies in Gwinnett County.

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South Forsyth robotics team attends world championship

SOUTH FORSYTH -- A team of students from South Forsyth High School recently competed in the 2015 VEX Robotics World Championship in Louisville, Ky.

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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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