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Past articles by Cindy:

NBA star gives High Point elementary schoolers a head start

HIGH POINT, N.C. (WGHP) — Kids across the Triad are heading back to school, and some students in Guilford County get to walk through the doors with a new backpack full of supplies thanks to an NBA player. High Point is home for Anthony Gill, a power forward with the Washington Wizards. He came back […] → Read More

ABSS teachers ‘Go Global’ with awesome adventure to Zimbabwe

BURLINGTON, NC (WGHP) — For more than three decades Go Global NC has been taking teachers in our state to other parts of the world for education and training programs. Two Teachers of the Year recently traveled across the globe for what they called an awesome adventure that changed their lives forever. Teachers Kelly Poquette and […] → Read More

Page High School launches free app for students, parents

GREENSBORO, NC (WGHP) — In just a couple of weeks, the halls of Page High School in Greensboro will be busy with students. Some will know their way around, but others will be new. In either case, there’s a new resource to help: the Page High School App! It’s a one-stop shop for everything about […] → Read More

Students save Alamance-Burlington schools thousands by taking apart computers

BURLINGTON, NC (WGHP) — It’s a summer camp like you’ve never seen before. An information technology camp in Alamance County where students take apart laptops, but for a good reason. “This is exposing them to all kinds of careers, obviously, through our career and technical education program,” says Les Atkins the ABSS Public Information Officer. […] → Read More

Alamance Co. students learn to make LED signs

GRAHAM, NC (WGHP) — At Southern Alamance Middle School, Technology teacher Ryan Miller loves getting his kids hands on with their learning and helping them accomplish things they never thought they could. When we visited him in February, he was having his students take apart their computers, and then put them back together again. The […] → Read More

Alamance County middle-schoolers ‘learn the ropes’ of leadership

ELON, NC (WGHP) — Ropes and obstacle courses. Miles of trails with challenges. It’s problem solving at its best going on at the Elon Challange. A group of rising 7th graders in Alamance County are “learning the ropes” you might say, one challenge at a time. While it is a lot of fun for the […] → Read More

Campers and teen volunteers discover why they call it ‘Camp Joy’ in Pleasant Garden

PLEASANT GARDEN, NC (WGHP) — There is lots of fun going on at Camp Joy in Pleasant Garden. Day after day campers enjoy fun activities thanks to their counselors and some great volunteers who help the all-inclusive camp run smoothly. According to Sharon Williams, the adaptive and inclusive recreation coordinator for Greensboro Parks and Recreation, […] → Read More

Alamance County middle schoolers design their own board games

GRAHAM, NC (WGHP) — If you were to walk into the media center at Southern Alamance Middle School in Graham at the end of the school year, you would most likely see students busy playing board games. But these aren’t just any board games. They were created by the 7th grade students in Jessica Taylors Social […] → Read More

Rockingham County students solve problem for their school with rain garden

REIDSVILLE, NC (WGHP)— Heavy rains were causing a problem at Rockingham County High School. The water collected on a walkway and didn’t drain, essentially blocking a typically busy path. “It was just one huge puddle and the water really had nowhere to go,” Rosalina Webster, the agriculture teacher, said. But not any longer! Students in […] → Read More

Twin sisters graduate top of their class in Alamance County

GRAHAM, NC (WGHP) — As twins, Hannah and Sarah Graham are used to sharing things. Sarah is the oldest by 10 minutes. “Yeah. I’m a little bossy,” Sarah said. But her sister, Hannah counters with “a lot bossy!” One thing they didn’t expect, is that they would be sharing the graduation stage for Southern Alamance […] → Read More

Meadowlark Middle teachers get national attention for yearbook

WINSTON-SALEM, NC (WGHP) — On yearbook day at Meadowlark Middle School, you can almost see the excitement in the air. You can definitely see it on the faces of the students. That excitement is exactly what the new yearbook advisors, 7th-grade teachers Katie Gioello and Katye Welborn, wanted to see. “We are such a good team […] → Read More

Weaver Academy students put art on display at Center of Visual Artists in Greensboro

GREENSBORO, NC (WGHP) — High School Seniors are getting ready to graduate. When they do they will be taking with them some great memories of their time in high school. But one group of students from Weaver Academy in Greensboro has a very special memory that they can place on their resume. Their artwork is […] → Read More

Alamance County carpentry students help rebuild history

BURLINGTON, N.C. (WGHP) — The historic McCray School in Alamance County is almost ready to welcome a new generation of student visitors. Built in 1915, the one-room schoolhouse for African American children was recently restored to its original state. But before it can host scores of students for field trips, the school system wanted to […] → Read More

Southern Alamance High School prepares for agriculture sales competition

ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — In the FFA room at Southern Alamance High School banners line the walls showing their success in national competitions. This year, the agriculture sales team is hoping to add one more. The team recently won the FFA state competition in ag sales and they say it was no easy task. “It was a lot of work. We […] → Read More

Grimsley students building tiny house

GREENSBORO, NC (WGHP) — There is a lot that goes into building a home. The carpentry students at Grimsley High School are learning it doesn’t matter the size of the home; there is much to be done. The walls are up, the windows are in, and more of the final touches are underway on the […] → Read More

Winston-Salem high schooler attends Disney Dreamers Academy

WINSTON-SALEM, NC (WGHP) — For Justin Fountain dreams do come true! The John F. Kennedy High School freshman is still excited about having attended the Disney Dreamers Academy. He was one of five students in the state and 100 nationwide to be selected for the workshop. “I had a lot of fun, and I was […] → Read More

Yadkin County high schoolers participate in statewide HOSA conference

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — Students from all over the state gathered in Greensboro for the North Carolina HOSA Leadership Conference. Among them, the HOSA club from Starmount High School in Yadkin County. They were there to network, learn and compete in different areas. HOSA or Future Health Professionals of America teaches students about all the […] → Read More

Burlington students working to ‘Serve the Solution’

BURLINGTON, N.C. (WGHP) — Inside the gym at the Burlington Christian Academy a fine-tuned assembly line of love is in action. Students at the school are packing nutritional, mobile meals because they know hunger is a real problem across the world. They’ve studied it. They’ve seen it. Some have even lived it. Like 4th grader Ellie […] → Read More

Page High School teacher’s passion rewarded with Milken Educator Award

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — For Justin Scarbro, Page High School has become home. The Social Studies teacher came to the Guilford County school in 2006 right out of college and not only found his love for teaching but the love of his life: an art teacher named Ashley. “I’ve always felt like I was the […] → Read More

Go around the world in 60 minutes with Alexander Wilson Elementary’s STEAM Club

HAW RIVER, N.C. (WGHP) — At Alexander Wilson Elementary School in Haw River, the STEAM Club likes to do things in a big way. “This year we really decided to go bigger than we’ve gone before, because it’s been a while since we’ve been able to have an event, you know, with COVID and everything,” […] → Read More