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Forsyth County school system welcomes its new teachers

Forsyth County school system welcomes its new teachers

CUMMING — Some have been teaching for years. Others will step into their first classroom as the boss next Thursday. They total 319, and they’re ...

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Whitlow educators attend digital content summit

Two heads of a local elementary school recently participated in an exclusive professional development event in the nation’s Capital.

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Challenged Child and Friends schools registering students

A Gainesville school that serves students both with and without disabilities is registering new students.

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New science databases in libraries supplement classroom learning

Just in time for the start of the new school year, school-aged students now have access to two online science databases to supplement classroom learning.

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Library approves early literacy computer programs

Library approves early literacy computer programs

Thanks to a donation from some friends, the local library system will soon house several computer stations targeted to enhancing the reading and learning of ...

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Private school gets OK for south Forsyth move

Private school gets OK for south Forsyth move

SOUTH FORSYTH — A south Forsyth private parochial school got the go-ahead for a new location Thursday when the Forsyth County commission approved a rezoning for ...

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The Place of Forsyth seeking back-to-school items

The Place of Forsyth seeking back-to-school items

FORSYTH COUNTY — August is fast approaching, and with it the first bell of the new school year. Parents love to snap pictures of their students ...

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UNG extends deadline for fall admissions at Cumming campus

UNG extends deadline for fall admissions at Cumming campus

CUMMING — Due to continued enrollment demand, the University of North Georgia has extended the admissions deadline for fall semester to July 31 for its Cumming ...

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Lambert High School seeks more parking at Old Atlanta Recreation Center

Lambert High School seeks more parking at Old Atlanta Recreation Center

SOUTH FORSYTH — Twenty students at Lambert High School may find parking a little easier to come by this fall thanks to a decision by Forsyth ...

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Lanier Tech receives $400K from estate of Cumming woman to establish scholarship fund

Lanier Tech receives $400K from estate of Cumming woman to establish scholarship fund

GAINESVILLE — Pauline Ivey couldn’t afford to get a higher education, but she wanted to make sure others could.

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Forsyth resident gets pioneer teaching fellowship

FORSYTH COUNTY — A Forsyth County resident is among a select group to be chosen for a new statewide teaching fellowship.

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Literacy Forsyth welcomes new leader

Literacy Forsyth welcomes new leader

NORTH FORSYTH — A local nonprofit specializing in adult education has welcomed a new executive director.  

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Forsyth County school board explains tax hike

Forsyth County school board explains tax hike

FORSYTH COUNTY — The Forsyth County Board of Education fielded questions from residents Wednesday during the first of three public hearings on a proposed school tax ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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