"Banished" the book--In the early 1900s, there were more than 1,000 African Americans in Forsyth County, Georgia, comprising 10 percent of the population. But in 1912, whites violently expelled all black residents from the county. Today, Forsyth County is home to about 150,000 people, more than 95 percent of them white.  Within a matter of months, it had dropped to 30. It's the largest racial cleansing in America that I know of." —Cox Newspapers reporter Elliot Jaspin

"Banished" the book--In the early 1900s, there were more than 1,000 African Americans in Forsyth County, Georgia, comprising 10 percent of the population. But in 1912, whites violently expelled all black residents from the county. Today, Forsyth County is home to about 150,000 people, more than 95 percent of them white. Within a matter of months, it had dropped to 30. It's the largest racial cleansing in America that I know of." —Cox Newspapers reporter Elliot Jaspin

"Forsyth County Coroner Lauren McDonald said there were no signs of a struggle at the home.    According to McDonald, there are “a lot of suicides and suicide attempts in the county,” but murder-suicides are rare."

"Forsyth County Coroner Lauren McDonald said there were no signs of a struggle at the home. According to McDonald, there are “a lot of suicides and suicide attempts in the county,” but murder-suicides are rare."

Article: Inside a fourth-grader's brain. Insights about neuroscience/development. Also includes links to other grade levels!

Inside the 4th grader's brain

Article: Inside a fourth-grader's brain. Insights about neuroscience/development. Also includes links to other grade levels!

BELL & Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Public Schools Launch Summer Learning Programs for 2,000 Students

BELL & Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Public Schools Launch Summer Learning Programs for 2,000 Students

Construction has started in Blackstone, a well-planned and designed community of spacious single family homes in Forsyth County. Click to learn more.

Construction has started in Blackstone, a well-planned and designed community of spacious single family homes in Forsyth County. Click to learn more.

This would make a cool science fair project...or demo for a unit

WOW Wonders of Water (Brownie Journey)

Forsyth County Schools is on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Check out their pages for examples of what they post and how they inform their public.

Forsyth County Schools is on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Check out their pages for examples of what they post and how they inform their public.

English/Language Arts 6-12 / Reading in the Content Areas | Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools

English/Language Arts 6-12 / Reading in the Content Areas | Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools

A historic newspaper headline reading “Negroes Flee From Forsyth: Enraged White People Are Driving Blacks From County”

A historic newspaper headline reading “Negroes Flee From Forsyth: Enraged White People Are Driving Blacks From County”

Check out the latest news on Forsyth County School Article:   LEARN ABOUT THE ONLINE LEARNING FOR SCHOOL CLOSURES PLAN  http://www.forsyth.k12.ga.us/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&DomainID=1&ModuleInstanceID=8626&ViewID=047E6BE3-6D87-4130-8424-D8E4E9ED6C2A&RenderLoc=0&FlexDataID=68233&PageID=1

Check out the latest news on Forsyth County School Article: LEARN ABOUT THE ONLINE LEARNING FOR SCHOOL CLOSURES PLAN http://www.forsyth.k12.ga.us/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&DomainID=1&ModuleInstanceID=8626&ViewID=047E6BE3-6D87-4130-8424-D8E4E9ED6C2A&RenderLoc=0&FlexDataID=68233&PageID=1

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