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Greensboro, NC, United States

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Past articles by Cindy:

Triad educators traveling to Morocco as Fulbright scholars

GREENSBORO, NC (WGHP) — Deanna Wynn loves bringing the wonder of life sciences to her students in the Early College at UNC-Greensboro. This summer, however, she will find her role reversed when she and four of her colleagues switch from being educators to students. They’re heading to Morocco as Fulbright scholars! “As teachers, as educators, […] → Read More

Guilford County ASL students create video to send to School of the Deaf’s FAA

GREENSBORO, NC (WGHP) — The National FFA Convention and Expo was held in October in Indianapolis, Indiana and students from Southern Guilford High School were there taking it all in, along with their advisors. “I was standing there just talking to some people at an NC State booth, and I saw the kids walk by […] → Read More

Greensboro middle-schoolers learning about skilled trades

GREENSBORO, NC (WGHP) — At Jackson Middle School in Greensboro, there is learning in action going on. Students are building picnic tables with the help of volunteers. It’s all to expose them to the possibilities of careers in the skilled trades industry. According to Dr. Thomasina Hayes, the CTE Teacher at the school days like […] → Read More

Forsyth County geography teacher bringing maps to life with GIS

WINSTON-SALEM, NC (WGHP) — Debra Troxell loves teaching geography. “It’s not just learning the places on the map. We have to know where the places are, but geography is so much more than that.” She knows it can be fun and interesting. She has traveled the globe learning about foreign places, in order to bring […] → Read More

NC Sports Hall of Famer Fred Whitfield says it all started with Southeast Guilford High School

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — For Fred Whitfield, Southeast Guilford High School is part of where it all started. “I love Southeast because Southeast was my foundation,” he said. The president and vice chairman of the Charlotte Hornets NBA basketball organization credits the school and its teachers, coaches and administrators with helping him to become the man he […] → Read More

Meet Southern Guilford High School’s all-female robotics team!

GREENSBORO, NC (WGHP) — At the beginning of the school year, when Southern Guilford High School Science teacher Mark Case held his first robotics team meeting, he noticed a pretty special thing. Only girls had come out to join. “We suddenly realized we have an all-girls team. And I said ‘I wonder how unique this […] → Read More

Alamance Co. students take ownership of their school due to Student Advisory Council

GRAHAM, NC (WGHP) — At North Graham Elementary School in Alamance County, there’s a flurry of activity all around. Kids are busy in the cafeteria and the classrooms. But there’s a sense of something special in the air, especially among the fifth-graders. Assistant principal Mallory Heffelfinger sees it. “They walk a little taller and have […] → Read More

RJ Reynolds High School celebrates 100 years

WINSTON-SALEM, NC (WGHP) — Everywhere you look at RJ Reynolds High School in Winston-Salem there’s history. The school is celebrating its centennial: 100 years of educating and inspiring generation upon generation. Terry Hicks is a former teacher and historian of sorts. His love for the school shows when he talks about its history. “It provides […] → Read More

‘Operation Do Something’ is inspiring Burlington students to do good

BURLINGTON, NC (WGHP) — Extracurricular clubs can help students in a lot of ways. They build communication skills, creative thinking and learn teamwork. There’s one club at Walter M. WIlliams High School in Burlington that has one goal in mind. “We just like to help people, help other people,” Alex Jacobo said. It’s called “Operation […] → Read More

Greensboro high school coach helps his student-athletes grow on and off the field

GREENSBORO, NC (WGHP) — Whether it is on the football field, the basketball court, or any other sport, seeing athletes in action is what Page High School coach Timario Baldwin loves. He knows when they’re playing they’re learning life lessons. “One of the things I like to kind of tell kids is that when you […] → Read More

Davidson County music teacher recognized for inspiring students

LEXINGTON, NC (WGHP) — For more than 19 years, music specialist Meredith Regan has been bringing music into the lives of elementary school students in Davidson County. “It is truly inspiring to start and see and lay that foundation for kids from kindergarten through fifth grade to instill a love of music in them and, […] → Read More

Trinity High School students learn to weld, find a cool new career path

TRINITY, NC (WGHP) — Michael Harmon’s Agriculture Mechanics class at Trinity High School is always at capacity with students. These days, you will see a lot of females signing up. One of the biggest draws for the class is the students learn how to weld. Rebecca Brown says it’s become her favorite thing to do. […] → Read More

Randolph County students learn lessons by baking Thanksgiving treats

ASHEBORO, NC (WGHP) — At Southwestern Randolph High School, the halls are filled with the sweet smells of baking. For the 7th year, students in Kelly Biggs culinary arts classes are fulfilling the orders of hundreds of community members and baking pies for their Thanksgiving meals. They make five different kinds of pies. Pumpkin, sweet […] → Read More

Trinity High School’s horticulture program expands

TRINITY, NC (WGHP) — There is a brand-new greenhouse for horticulture students on the campus of Trinity High School and it’s a big step up from what they had in the past. Torrie Davis is a senior this year and she remembers the old greenhouse clearly. Says Davis, “We used to have a little red […] → Read More

Beyond Sports is helping make fitness fun

GREENSBORO, NC (WGHP) — Recess at Washington Montessori Elementary school in Greensboro means the air is filled with laughter and exclamations of fun. The sound of happiness. The students are going through some drills as they learn how to play volleyball during their class recess. It’s compliments of the non-profit Beyond Sports. Principal Paul Travers […] → Read More

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