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Greensboro, NC, United States

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Recent articles by Cindy:

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

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