guilford county schools: It's Cool To Be Smart at Guilford County Schools - 07/30/11 09:50 AM
Guilford County Schools, along with Rice Toyota, will host the 9th annual “Cool to Be Smart” event this Sunday, July 31st at 2:00 p.m. at the Greensboro Coliseum.
The brightest Guilford County Schools recent high school graduates are invited to this event to win great prizes including the grand prize of a new Scion tC.  To earn a coveted invitation to the Cool to Be Smart event, students must earn a 3 or higher on 5 or more AP exams or a 4 or higher on 5 IB exams.  This year, over 400 Guilford County Schools high school seniors are invited to … (0 comments)

guilford county schools: Guilford County Schools Bus Transporation Requests Due Tomorrow! - 07/11/11 09:44 AM
Tomorrow is the deadline for requesting bus transportation from Guilford County Schools for the 2011-12 school year.  If your student is attending a new school, a magnet school or has had any change in home address or pick-up/drop-off arrangements, it is best to complete this application to ensure a smooth bus experience once school begins. 
Follow this link to the Guilford County Schools Bus Transportation Request Form and fax or mail the form by Tuesday, July 12th.  We know it is the middle of summer but school will be beginning before you know it! 
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guilford county schools: Guilford County Magnet Schools Now Accepting Applications - 03/01/11 02:16 PM
Because the "one size-fits-all" philosophy doesn't apply to education, Guilford County Schools offers many magnet and choice school options.  Guilford County Magnet and Choice Schools are currently accepting applications for the 2011-2012 academic year.  Open enrollment will be held until March 18. 
There are forty-five magnet schools in Guilford County with seventeen different magnet themes.  Some schools  specifically serve our advanced learners, others offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma program.  Other schools focus on science, technology and the performing and visual arts, while others offer foreign language immersion.  Guilford County is also one of the few places in the country where you can get a free Montessori education for … (0 comments)

guilford county schools: Master the FAFSA in Greensboro - 02/16/11 02:38 PM
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA, as it is commonly called, is the essential first-step in applying for Federal loans and aid.  Properly completing the application is daunting, even to those not usually intimidated by accounting and root canals.  It is long, arduous and complicated.  However, it is definitely worth the pain and effort.  Successfully completing the application can literally mean thousands of dollars in college assistance.   

Fortunately, there is personalized and free FAFSA assistance right here in Guilford County.  This Saturday, February 19th, FAFSA experts will be available at North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro and Guilford Technical Community College in … (0 comments)

guilford county schools: Guilford County Schools Hosts College Tech Prep Showcase - 01/31/11 01:13 PM
Guilford County Schools, which serves Greensboro, High Point, and other communities throughout the Triad, will be hosting its annual College Tech Prep Showcase this Thursday, February 3 from 5:00-7:00. 
Don't miss this opportunity to learn about the incredible opportunities at Guilford County Schools.  College Tech Prep allows Guilford County students to earn college credit while still in high school.  Better yet, those students that complete the program are eligible for a full-tuition, two-year scholarship to Guilford Technology Community College!  The College Tech Prep program is available at all Guilford County Schools.   
There are many areas of study for the Guilford County … (0 comments)

guilford county schools: Guilford County Schools Hosts Kindergarten Parent Day - 01/21/11 02:29 PM
Kindergarten may be months away for your child but Guilford County Schools wants to make sure both of you are prepared!  Guilford County Schools will be hosting two free events to provide parents with suggestions for preparing their children for kindergarten.  There will also be information on the after-school ACES program, Parent-Teacher Associations, and curriculums. 
The first Kick-off to Kindergarten event will be held Monday, January 24th from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.at the High Point Museum.  High Point Museum is located at 1859 E. Lexington Avenue, High Point, NC.  The second Kick-off to Kindergarten will … (0 comments)

guilford county schools: Guilford County Schools Announces Snow Make-Up Days - 01/14/11 01:22 PM
Guilford County Schools, which serves students in Greensboro, High Point, Summerfield, Oak Ridge and other communities throughout the Triad, has announced the make up days for the four days that students missed this week due to the snow. 
Students will pay for the four days of sleeping with a shortened spring break and a longer school year!  Guilford County students will now attend school on April 18, 19 and 25 and June 10. 
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guilford county schools: Greensboro (Guilford County Schools) Announces Snow Make-Up Days - 12/20/10 01:38 PM
Attention Guilford County students and parents!  Guilford County Schools, which includes schools in Greensboro, High Point, Jamestown, Oak Ridge, Summerfield and areas throughout the Triad, has announced student make-up days for the two days when school was closed last week due to the ice and snow. 
Although most children were thrilled to have last Thursday and Friday off, it will mean that they have to return to school earlier from winter break.  School will now be in session on Monday, January 3.  The other make up day is scheduled for Friday, February 25.  These were originally scheduled as teacher work days. 
Cehck out … (0 comments)

guilford county schools: Guilford County Schools Introduce Parent Assistant - 10/21/10 06:30 PM
Guilford County Schools in Greensboro, NC has implemented the online Parent Assistant program for all public schools within Guilford County and the overwhelming response from parents has been positive. The students, however, have been less than pleased!   Some say it is scarier than anything found in the best haunted house or slasher movie! 
What is Parent Assistant?  It is an online communication tool between parents and teachers that provides parents with up-to-date information on their children's grades, attendance and current assignments.  Registration is quick and easy.  You just need to enter your children's date of birth, address, student identification number, along with some other basic information.  Once … (2 comments)

guilford county schools: Congrats to Our Top SAT Performers! - 09/16/10 02:59 PM
The SAT is an important yardstick by which almost all colleges assess incoming students.  The College Board has just published student averages for all Guilford County Schools. 
Our top 4 performing schools are:
Early College at Guilford (2,030) Penn-Griffin School of the Arts (1,767) Grimsley High School (1,656) Weaver Academy for Performing and Visual Arts (1,643) Of these top four schools, Early College, Penn-Griffin and Weaver are part of the Guilford County Magnet School program.  It's no surprise that Early College at Guilford performed far above the other schools and the national average.  That school features competitive admissions and college courses for the last two … (0 comments)

guilford county schools: Football Fever at Guilford County Schools, Greensboro, NC - 08/29/10 04:54 PM
Guilford County Schools, which serve Greensboro, High Point and surrounding communities such as Summerfield, Jamestown and Oak Ridge, now has Fall Football Schedules posted online.  Visit Guilford County Schools Football Schedules for a complete list by school.  Also listed on the site are schedules for other Guilford County School athletics.  You can also visit the Guilford County High Schools directory and visit the individual school websites for more information. 
There are several classic rivalries which draw huge crowds each year.  The Page Pirates vs. the Grimsley Whirlies game will be on Friday, October 8th at Grimsley.  This one usually brings out loads of … (0 comments)

guilford county schools: Pushing a Stroller=Helping Hungry Kids This Weekend in Kirkwood! - 08/26/10 04:40 PM
Join Team Leung this Saturday, August 28 as we help sponsor the Kirkwood 5k in the beautiful neighborhood of Kirkwood.  Participants may run, walk or push a stroller through the tree-lined streets of Kirkwood in this family-friendly event.  Check-in is at Kirkwood Park at the corner of Lafayette and Liberty.  The Kids Mad Dash race begins at 8:30 a.m. and the 5k begins at 9:00 a.m.  The Team Leung Moonwalk will be there if you or your children have any energy left after the 5k! 
All proceeds from the race will benefit the Backpack Beginnings program, an organization that provides healthy weekend snacks to Guilford … (0 comments)

guilford county schools: Greensboro, NC, Home For Sale-Price Slashed! - 08/24/10 09:34 AM
This is an amazing home for the price.  Just reduced to $265,000, this Greensboro, NC home is located at 3814 Bridlington Drive. 
From the front porch, enjoy relaxed evenings overlooking the beautifully landscaped yard.  Inside, this home continues to please with an open floor plan featuring hardwood floors throughout, a great kitchen with loads of cabinet space and a sunny den with a cozy gas log fireplace.  The huge master bedroom has vaulted ceilings and a sitting area.  Retreat to the master bath, which offers two vanities, a separate shower and a garden tub. 
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guilford county schools: 2010-11 School Calendar for Guilford County Schools, NC - 08/20/10 02:33 PM
Guilford County Schools, which serves Greensboro, NC and surrounding cities including High Point, Jamestown, Summerfield and Oak Ridge, has posted the Guilford County Schools 2010-2011 calendar. 
Most Guilford County Schools start next Wednesday, August 25th but some public and private schools have already started.  Early College at Guilford College started over a week ago, as did several of the Guilford County magnet and choice schools. 
So get those haircuts and purchase those last few elusive school supplies because school starts soon!
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guilford county schools: Guilford County Schools Back-To-School Supplies Lists - 08/06/10 08:19 PM
With the North Carolina tax-free weekend in full-swing, make sure you go to the stores with your student's back-to-school supplies list in hand.  Although some stores, such as Target, WalMart and Walgreens may have some of the lists available, many schools have also posted them on their websites.  Check out the Guilford County School's List of Schools page on their website.  Once there, just click on the name of your student's school and follow the links to the school supplies lists.  With some schools requiring long lists of supplies, it is prudent to shop the sales and save on sales tax … (2 comments)

guilford county schools: North Carolina Tax-Free Weekend Starts Tomorrow! - 08/05/10 09:13 AM
If you live in Greensboro or any other part of North Carolina, this is the weekend to lace up your running shoes and get ready for some serious shopping.  Starting this Friday, August 6, many back-to-school essentials will be exempt from sales tax.  With our current tax rate nearing 8%, that can add up to some real savings.  In addition, many stores offer incredible savings to save consumers even more.  Here are some of the details:
The Sales Tax Holiday begins Friday, August 6 at 12:01 a.m. and continues through Sunday, August 8 at 11:59 p.m. Clothing, footwear and school supplies of … (2 comments)

guilford county schools: Summer Reading for Greensboro, NC, Guilford County Schools - 08/03/10 03:43 PM
As the summer winds down and the back-to-school sales begin, don't forget the summer reading books that most Guilford County High Schools assigned at the beginning of vacation.  School starts in three weeks so students still have time to finish their reading.  However, the library has been slammed and chances of getting a book from any of the branches is slim. 
Here are the Guilford County schools in and around Greensboro, NC, with links to their summer reading lists: 
Greensboro College Middle College, Greensboro, NC
Grimsley High School, Greensboro, NC
Northeast High School, McLeansville, NC
Northern High School, Greensboro, NC
Northwest High School, Greensboro, NC
Page High School, Greensboro, NC
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guilford county schools: Summer Reading Lists for Page High School, Greensboro, NC - 08/03/10 03:24 PM
The Pirates are gearing up for back-to-school and with only three weeks left, many students are getting serious about summer reading.  Check the list because there is one whole school assignment plus assignments for specific English classes and even some of the other classes. 
Page High School Summer Reading List
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guilford county schools: Summer Reading Lists for High Point, NC, Guilford County Schools - 08/03/10 03:19 PM
It's not to late to finish (or start) your summer reading.  Check out the links below to find out the assignments for each High Point school:
Andrews High School, High Point, NC
High Point Central High School, High Point, NC
Penn-Griffin School of the Arts, High Point, NC
Southwest High School, High Point, NC
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guilford county schools: Summer Reading for Grimsley High School, Greensboro, NC - 08/03/10 03:15 PM
With only three weeks left before school starts, high schoolers throughout Greensboro are flocking to the B&N at Friendly Center in search of their summer reading books.  The Whirlies are no exception!  It's not too late to start your summer reading!  Here is the summer reading list for Grimsley High School in Greensboro, NC. 
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