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Greensboro's History With School Shootings

Police say 16-year-old Grimsley High student Nicholas Atkinson had been suspended, for smoking, by the assistant principal he shot. It happened in 1994.

A Look Back At The 1994 Deadly Grimsley High Shooting

In 1994 a student at Grimsley High School in Greensboro shot an assistant principal and then killed himself in front of other students as school was dismissing ...

Greensboro Police: Rumors Of Gun At Grimsley High School Are Not True  WFMY News 2

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Greensboro Police confirm that reports of a gun on campus at Grimsley High School Thursday are false.

Hundreds Walk Out Of Class At Grimsley High School In Protest Of Gun Violence  WFMY News 2

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Between 400, and 500 students walked out of class today at Grimsley High School. Another 76 also walked out at Page High School in ...

Short Stack: Food for thought, quick and over easy  Greensboro News & Record

Lorenzo “Logie” Meachum was a storyteller and a scholar and an activist and a cook and a lover of animals and singer of songs. His voice and his spirit could fill ...

Grimsley, Kiser to get new principals  Greensboro News & Record

Weaver Academy also gets a new principal who will be very familiar — Johncarlos Miller returns to the school a year after leaving to lead Grimsley High.

Former Grimsley High trainer pleads guilty to indecent liberties with a student  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO — After pleading guilty to one count of indecent liberties with a female student, a former Grimsley High School athletic trainer and health teacher ... Football: First practice report from Grimsley  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO — Grimsley heads into Darryl Brown's third season as the Whirlies' football coach looking to turn the corner after finishing 4-7 overall and 2-2 in ...

Several Guilford Co. Schools Dealing with Damage, Outages After Michael

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Quite a few schools across Guilford County are dealing with downed trees and power outages after Michael. WFMY News 2's Taheshah ...

Grimsley Students Walk Out | Galleries  Greensboro News & Record

Grimsley High School students walked out of class at 10:17 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, in Greensboro, N.C. in protest of the shooting at Stoneman Douglas ...

Beloved Grimsley High School teacher Rina Wolfgang dies  Greensboro News & Record

Rina Wolfgang taught Hebrew at Grimsley High School and in the community prepared young Jews for important religious milestones.

Grimsley Tops Northwest Guilford 14-7 In A Metro 4A Battle

Grimsley High School held on to beat Northwest Guilford 14-7 Friday night to guarantee the Whirlies a spot in the playoffs.

Annual East-West All-Star football game coming up in mid-July  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO - The annual East-West All-Star football game will be held on Wednesday, July 18 at Greensboro's Jamieson Stadium on the campus of ...

Texans DT D.J. Reader Presents Scholarships At Grimsley High

D.J. Reader played at Grimsley High School and Clemson University before the Houston Texans drafted him in 2016.

Penn State Linebacker Brelin Faison To Transfer  Onward State

Penn State football's Brelin Faison announced his intention to transfer away from Happy Valley on Sunday evening. Faison hails from Greensboro, NC, and he'll ...

2018 NCCA East-West All-Star Football Game | Galleries  Greensboro News & Record

The North Carolina Coaches Association East-West All-Star football game was played at Jamieson Stadium at Grimsley High School on Wednesday, July 18, ...

City moves closer to naming street after Josephine Boyd, Grimsley High's first black student  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO — The city is moving ahead with plans to rename a major street to honor Grimsley High School's first black student.

Penn State hosts an Ohio State recruit; a PSU linebacker is set to transfer, and more  PennLive

Today's Penn State football news headlines feature a visit from an Ohio State recruit and a young PSU linebacker set to transfer to his home state.

Graduation 2017: Grimsley High | Graduation Galleries  Greensboro News & Record

Grimsley's class of 2017 received diplomas Sunday, June 11, 2017, at the Special Events Center in Greensboro, N.C..

Guilford County Schools and GTCC will be closed Thursday  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO — Guilford County Schools will be closed Thursday for students and school staff except for essential personnel, the system announced ...

Grimsley High School's 2017 graduates  Greensboro News & Record

Reyad Gafar Abbas, Houshmand Bobak Abbaszadeh, Marina Celeste Abreu, Britta Kezia Adjei, John Arthur Albright, Taylor Nicole Allen, Alexander Arion Alston ...

Students from Triad Schools Plan to Participate in School Walkout  WFMY News 2

At 10 a.m. Wednesday, students across the Triad and across the country will leave school for 17 minutes, commemorating the 17 lives lost at a Florida school in ...

The Running Shorts Show, Episode 15, and Runners: Olivia Romine  Greensboro News & Record

Editor's note: Today's Runners profile is complemented by an episode of The Running Shorts Show podcast. You're welcome to read the profile, and I invite you ...

Math teacher, Grimsley principal nab top awards at Celebration of Excellence (Video)  Greensboro News & Record

Guilford County Schools honored the district's top teacher and principal Tuesday and highlighted school successes during the annual Celebration of Excellence.

Alan Duncan, a steadying leader and passionate advocate for education  Greensboro News & Record

Saturday marks Alan Duncan's last day after 18 years — 16 as chairman — serving on the Guilford County Board of Education. He is leaving the board, he has ...

West rallies to defeat East in N.C. Coaches Association all-star football game  Greensboro News & Record

West 23, East 21. What. N.C. Coaches Association All-Star Game in football. Where. Jamieson Stadium, Greensboro. Why the West won. Despite a sluggish ...

Grimsley teacher fighting a rare cancer: 'Thank God I'm here to live another day'  Greensboro News & Record

A few years ago, the odds that Rina Sky Wolfgang would live weren't good. But she's still here. Still fighting. "What good does it do to sit around and feel.

Grimsley High graduation | 2016 Graduates  Greensboro News & Record

The 2016 Grimsley High School graduation took place at 8:30 p.m. Sunday, June 5, at the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, N.C..

Former Grimsley trainer, teacher charged with indecent liberties with female student  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO — Jeffrey Allen Guffey, who until recently served as head athletics trainer at Grimsley High School and was a health teacher at the school, has ...

Josephine Boyd Bradley, who integrated Grimsley High, dies  Greensboro News & Record

Boyd was the first black student to attend Greensboro Senior High School, now Grimsley, on Sept. 4, 1957.

Weaver Academy principal moving to Grimsley High School  Greensboro News & Record

The move, announced late Thursday evening by the school district, coincided with Grimsley High School Principal Charles Blanchard being named the district's ...

Grimsley football scrimmage | HSXtra  Greensboro News & Record

Grimsley hosts pre-season football scrimmage Friday night with Northern Guilford, Northwest Guilford, Ragsdale, Southern Guilford and Western Guilford ...

Parent group raises concerns over student conduct in Guilford County schools  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. -- A group of Guilford County parents are raising concerns about a state survey. The North Carolina Teacher Working Conditions ...

False threats at Guilford, Davidson schools keeping law enforcement busy  Winston-Salem Journal

Law enforcement said they tend to see an increase in reported threats at local schools after mass shootings, like the one Wednesday at a Florida school that left ...

Grimsley earns first playoff win since 2007  Greensboro News & Record

Why the Whirlies won: Grimsley used its smashmouth run game featuring Quan Nora to wear down Mooresville and got a big first-quarter defensive touchdown ...

Educator of the Week: Nyia Potts  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C. — FOX8 honors Grimsley High School's Nyia Potts. Thank you, Nyia! If you know of an educator who is worthy of this nomination please fill ...

BLOG | Furious and Fast: Michael Arrives In the Triad and Here's What Happened

Get ready for lots of rain Thursday as Michael bears down on the Carolinas.

Student Notebook  Greensboro News & Record

Ansley Sackett of Greensboro, an animal and veterinary science major, is among Clemson University's graduating class of National Scholars. Sackett is ...

Metropolitan Junior Baseball League play opens Wednesday in Greensboro  Greensboro News & Record

Play will begin Wednesday in the Metropolitan Junior Baseball League's Inner City Classic in Greensboro.

Grimsley Track & Field Heads To National Competition

Grimsley High School Track & Field Heads To National Track Meet in New York City.

Josephine Boyd Bradley deserves more than a glorified driveway  Greensboro News & Record

The path to a Greensboro street named for Josephine Boyd Bradley may have encountered its first road block.

Principal of the Year Johncarlos Miller: 'We can either inspire or derail'  Greensboro News & Record

“Johncarlos Miller, you will never be anything.” That's what Miller's eighth-grade teacher told him when he spoke out of turn one day in class. Those words could ...

Greensboro woman charged with hitting Grimsley High runners  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO — A woman is facing traffic charges after being accused of hitting Grimsley High School cross-country runners earlier this week, police said.

Ragsdale at Grimsley Basketball | Gnr  Greensboro News & Record

The Metro 4-A Conference basketball doubleheader Ragsdale at Grimsley High School, with the girls facing off before the boys. Ragsdale girls won 61-46 and ...

Grimsley High School's 2016 graduates  Greensboro News & Record

Graduates: Abdishukur Abdi, Aziu Abior, Evelyn Acosta-Martinez, Mariah Addison, Victoria Alexander, Lori Alley, Caroline Almy, Yusuf Altholaya, Sarah ...

GCS Principal of the Year, Grimsley's Johncarlos Miller  Greensboro News & Record

Guilford County Schools Principal of the Year, Grimsley High School's Johncarlos Miller, who recently moved from Weaver Academy where under his leadership ...

Weaver left it all on the court for Grimsley  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO — Grimsley High School will always be a part of Phil Weaver, and now Weaver will always be a part of Grimsley.

Grimsley's track is open to runners and walkers  Greensboro News & Record

The gate is open, and the welcome mat is out. One of the city's most visible tracks, at Grimsley High School at Campus Drive and Benjamin Parkway, is available ...

Grimsley students' project fights 'book deserts' (Video)  Greensboro News & Record

It's something you might miss at first glance. But there it is, at the bottom of an email sent by Grimsley High School English teacher Kathy Saunders. “The best ...

Grimsley High School students charged in connection with alleged prostitution

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Three Grimsley High School students have been charged in connection with alleged prostitution, according to police. The incident ...

Coaches group opposes Westover name change to Josephine Boyd, offers compromise  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO — The nonprofit N.C. Coaches Association is urging the City Council not to change the name of Westover Terrace to honor Grimsley High's first ...

School board at large: Marc Ridgill (R)  Greensboro News & Record

Age: 58. Profession: Retired from the Greensboro Police Department, former school resource officer. Highest degree earned: Bachelor of administrative science, ...

HSXtra Interview: with Grimsley's Charlie Tate  Greensboro News & Record

Grimsley junior Charlie Tate hit the links this season with a renewed sense of focus. After finishing tied for 38th at the 2016 NCHSAA Class 4-A state ...

Charles Blanchard named new principal of Grimsley High School

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Guilford County Board of Education named Charles Blanchard as the new principal at Grimsley High School during its Tuesday ...

Teenage girl tackling stereotypes; playing football at Grimsley HS

GREENSBORO, NC -- Workouts, drills, weight lifting, tackling, and conditioning. Football is a tough sport for even the most competitive men. But at Grimsley High ...

Women's Basketball League Launches In The Triad; Features Top Athletes

Top ladies in basketball are coming together to play in their Women's League Championship.

Lox, Stock, and Bagel: Regulars make it special  Greensboro News & Record

A hidden gem tucked away in the Oakcrest Shopping center, Lox, Stock and Bagel, a New York-style deli, was started by John Meyler about 41 years ago.

Nonprofit: Teen Grantmaking Council helps community with philanthropy  Greensboro News & Record

These teens know what paying it forward means to them. Through the Teen Grantmaking Council, high schoolers distribute grants to help other kids in the ...

Allen Johnson: The path to Josephine Boyd Street should be smoother than this  Greensboro News & Record

I almost didn't attend the Greensboro Planning Board hearing last week about the proposed Josephine Boyd Street.

Charity ride honors Greensboro Police Officer Jared Franks, who died in the line of duty  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Several members of the community gathered for a charity ride to pay respect to a Greensboro officer who died in the line of duty.

Guilford County's players in the NFL  Greensboro News & Record

The NFL season opens on Thursday night in Foxboro, Mass. Our area won't have any natives or alumni of area colleges on the field for Chiefs-Patriots, but ...

Thornton, William Holladay  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO William Holladay Thornton, III died on August 22, 2018. William was born in Greensboro on February 24, 1984. He is survived by his wife, ...

Guilford school board wants Greensboro to pay for pool  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO — The Guilford County school board wants the city to pay to build a pool at Grimsley High to replace one now slated for demolition.

More than $5,500 raised in charity ride honoring fallen Greensboro Officer Jared Franks  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Fallen Greensboro police officer Jared Franks was honored with one last ride on Saturday. Around 100 motorcycle and car enthusiasts ...

TOP OF THE CLASS  Greensboro News & Record

The following Guilford County Schools students were named valedictorians or salutatorians at their schools. Students graduated in May and June. Graduation ...

Snowmageddon, Day 3: Greensboro tries to thaw out — but it's not easy  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO — The city tried its best to thaw out Tuesday after 12 inches of snow were dumped across the area, setting a record and bringing daily life to a.

Will Greensboro Rename A Street To Honor Student Who Desegregated High School?  WUNC

While most high school seniors celebrate and enjoy their last year of school, Josephine Boyd endured name calling, bullying and discrimination at her new.

Greensboro students to March for Our Lives  Burlington Times News

Students across the world are creating March for Our Lives events to protest gun violence and mass shootings after the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., that ...

Maness powers Ragsdale to win over Grimsley  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO — It is no secret that Ragsdale is going to run the football every Friday night, but the mystery lies in how to stop the Tigers.

UNCG School of Education launches local kids into science  UNCG Now

UNC Greensboro's School of Education SELF Design Studio teamed up with Kiser Middle School to send a high altitude weather balloon into the stratosphere.

Guilford County students fight food insecurity

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Lockers, classrooms, science labs and a gym are found in most schools. But at Grimsley High School in Greensboro, and in at least 22 ...

Register Your Child For Football And Cheer Camps In Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Here's your chance to get your child on the football field with former NFL players. The "Football Fundamentalz 52" camps return to ...

Typewriter exhibit at Greensboro History Museum  Greensboro News & Record

A museum with a new-found exhibit space. A major literary festival, featuring more than 75 authors. A famous traveling collection of the vintage tools of an ...

Ruggiero, Danielle Shae  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO On Saturday, July 28, 2018, Danielle Shae Ruggiero passed away unexpectedly at the age of 23 years. Born July 18, 1995 in Greensboro, NC, ...

Miss Jabberwock Pageant slated for March 31  Greensboro News & Record

The Greensboro Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and the Greensboro Alumnae Delta Cultural Enrichment Center will present 15 young women, ...

With new program, UNCG honors teachers and educators who inspire  Greensboro News & Record

UNCG's new Inspirational Educators program will recognize school teachers, college professors and others who encouraged their students.

Football all-stars report to practice ahead of East-West games  HighSchoolOT

Football players will report to Greensboro on Friday for the beginning of all-star week.

Debate Over Greensboro Gun And Knife Show Continues  WUNC

A month-long debate on an upcoming gun and knife show finally came to a head at a Greensboro City Council meeting this week. After a school shooting in ...

Ann Fish: Guilford Schools Rookie of the Year is Eden native  Greensboro News & Record

Caroline Fraser Inman, a former Eden resident who changed her career plans to have closer contact with students, is Guilford County Schools' Rookie Teacher ...

It's time: Rename Aycock for Josephine Boyd Bradley  Greensboro News & Record

Alma Pinnix was kind and giving. She tended the grounds and flower beds at Page High School that for years, as a volunteer, out of the goodness of her heart.

Plans To Rename Aycock Street To Josephine Boyd Street Underway In Greensboro  WFMY News 2

City leaders hope to honor the life of a brave teenager, who helped integrate a Triad school in 1957.

East Forsyth gets defensive in win at Grimsley  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO — It's never easy to top the N.C. A&T marching band for entertainment value, but the East Forsyth defense tried Friday night. The Eagles soundly ...

Grimsley High School student accused of threatening teacher  My Fox 8

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- A 16-year-old student allegedly bumped into a teacher and threatened her Friday at Grimsley High School in Greensboro.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Beta Iota Omega Chapter hosts cotillion  Greensboro News & Record

The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Beta Iota Omega Chapter will host its 55th Spring Cotillion at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at the Sheraton Greensboro Hotel at ...

Guilford Co. Sports Hall of Fame Inducts 2017 Class  WFMY News 2

Another Olympian is among the 10 new members selected for the Guilford County Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2017.

Future of Grimsley High’s pool remains uncertain

GREENSBORO, N.C--Greensboro City Council members turned over ownership of the Grimsley High School pool to the Guilford County School District Tuesday ...

Rierson, Martha Leonard  Greensboro News & Record

EAST BEND Martha Leonard Rierson died Sunday, July 1, 2018, at her home in East Bend, NC after a long battle with Parkinson's disease. Funeral services will ...

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Mooresville knocks off McDowell, punches ticket round two  Mooresville Tribune

MOORESVILLE - Mooresville's football team made sure it could leave the post-Thanksgiving holiday leftovers alone.

Third quarter rally lifts West over East in All-Star football game  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO - Late in the third quarter, it looked like the East All-Star team had the game in the bag with a 14-3 lead. But defense, led to offense just.

Greensboro couple reflects on Billy Graham’s 1951 crusade  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Rev. Billy Graham's ministry had a reach that was beyond borders, preaching to more than 200 million people in more than 185 ...

Snow makeup days for all schools in Guilford County  Greensboro News & Record

Jan. 25, March 31 and June 12 are scheduled makeup days for schools that follow Guilford County Schools traditional calendar.

Covert, Sr., Charles "Wilbur" | Obituaries  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO Charles Wilbur Covert, Sr. passed away at Beacon Place on Saturday, August 4. A celebration of life *service* will be held on Monday, August 6, ...

NFL's DJ Reader At Football Camp | Gnr  Greensboro News & Record

USA Football's FUNdamentals Clinic football camp with Houston Texans D.J. Reader at Grimsley High School, on Saturday, July 16, 2016, in Greensboro, N.C..

Johnson, Adkins have mixed results in all-star games  Wilkes Journal Patriot

A pair of coaches with ties to Wilkes County were on the sidelines for the North Carolina Coaches Association East-West All-Star games, which concluded on ...

First day of high school football practice in Guilford County  Greensboro News & Record

Monday August 1 2016 is the first official day of football practice for area high schools including Grimsley and Page in Greensboro N.C..

Greensboro's Breaststroker Ben Esposito Commits to Niagra University  Swimming World Magazine

Agon is the proud sponsor of all high school coverage (recruiting, results, state championships, etc.) on For more information about Agon, ...

Barker, Steve Colin  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO Steve Colin Barker, 71, passed away Saturday, June 30, 2018, at his home. He was born to the late Falvey and Ila Barker, February 26, 1947, ...

Good Sport: From the visitors' side at Grimsley-Page | The NC Triad's altweekly  Triad City Beat

by Anthony Harrison. When I got to Page High School in Greensboro on the chilly night of Oct. 16, I wasn't necessarily concerned with the historical landmarks ...

HAECO Invitational Tournament Returns For 41st Year

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- A Triad holiday sports tradition kicks off its 5th decade, showcasing some of the Triad's best high school basketball.

When are the snow makeup days for Guilford County Schools?  Greensboro News & Record

Summer break will start later this year for schools that follow Guilford County Schools' traditional calendar.

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