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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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Forsyth, Dawson's Tanner introduces bill for failing schools

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 ...

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

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 ...

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

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.

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Two North Forsyth High students appointed to Naval Academy

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 ...

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When I Grow Up: Daves Creek Elementary

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 ...

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Matt Elementary creating outdoor classroom

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.

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Junior Achievement, Cumming's Alliance Academy site plans released

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 ...

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District preparing survey on dual-language immersion

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 ...

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New West Forsyth High principal named

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 ...

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South Forsyth High senior named top German student in state

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.

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West Forsyth High hosts prom for special needs teens

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.

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Forsyth students score at regional science fair

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.

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Lambert grad’s performance honors late sister

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 ...

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Scholastic Student Spotlight: West Star Student on biomedical engineering path

Scholastic Student Spotlight: West Star Student on biomedical engineering path

Name: Kelsey Kasischke

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Lambert senior gets perfect SAT score

Lambert senior gets perfect SAT score

SOUTH FORSYTH -- It is no secret that education in Forsyth County, both public and private, is among the best in the state, so to be ...

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South Forsyth High’s culinary program expands space, capabilities

South Forsyth High’s culinary program expands space, capabilities

When South Forsyth High School senior Madeline Woodison first signed up for the school’s culinary program last year, she was skeptical.

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Forsyth County Schools receives international accreditation

Forsyth County Schools receives international accreditation

After more than six months of preparing to host an international educational accreditation agency, Forsyth County Schools has received AdvancED accreditation, which was announced Wednesday.

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Lambert High School DECA prom fashion show is Friday

Lambert High School DECA prom fashion show is Friday

Lambert High School will look more fashionable Friday, thanks to DECA, the school’s marketing and business club.

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When I Grow Up: Whitlow Elementary

When I Grow Up: Whitlow Elementary

"I like math because mostly it’s like my favorite subject because I like doing math because it helps me a lot like with getting ...

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Pre-registration now open for Forsyth County Schools job fair; required to attend

Pre-registration now open for Forsyth County Schools job fair; required to attend

Registration is now open for the Forsyth County Schools job fair that will take place later this month.

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Forsyth County Teacher of the Year contest narrowed to final three

Forsyth County Teacher of the Year contest narrowed to final three

Three Forsyth County teachers received surprise visits from Superintendent Jeff Bearden and others Friday morning after being chosen as finalists for this year’s Teacher ...

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Rising them up early: Cumming First UMC preschoolers hold Super Bowl pep rally

Rising them up early: Cumming First UMC preschoolers hold Super Bowl pep rally

CUMMING -- You can’t be a lifelong Atlanta Falcons fan if you don’t start early.

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Forsyth high schools take top awards at regional business conference

Forsyth high schools take top awards at regional business conference

Students from Forsyth County’s five brick-and-mortar high schools are advancing to a state business leadership conference after recently competing in the Georgia Future Business ...

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