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Special glasses allow Grimsley High student who is legally blind to see clearly for the first time  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- A day at Grimsley High School is full of sounds. From lessons being taught in classrooms to students shuffling through the halls between ...

Guilford school board votes to close Hampton Elementary  Greensboro News & Record

HIGH POINT — Hampton Elementary, one of three Guilford County schools damaged by a tornado last spring, will close at the end of this school year.

Two from Greensboro win Park Scholarships to N.C. State  Greensboro News & Record

Daniel Carter Hutchinson-Kausch and Nehemiah Isaiah MacDonald are among the 40 Park Scholars who will enter N.C. State in the fall.

The road that runs past Grimsley High now honors Josephine Boyd, the first black student to integrate the school  Greensboro News & Record

The former North and South Aycock streets and part of Westover Terrace are now North Josephine Boyd Street and South Josephine Boyd Street.

Grimsley High AD Lewis Newman resigns  Greensboro News & Record

Updated 11 a.m. Feb. 9. GREENSBORO — Grimsley athletics director Lewis Newman has resigned. Assistant athletics director Ethan Albright will serve as ...

Grimsley High Student Will Compete In Special Olympics World Games

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Grimsley High School student AJ Spaeth has always been athletic, but in just a number of weeks, he'll be taking his talents to the other ...

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.

Norths Raver picked for all-star game  Lexington Dispatch

North Davidson's Justin Raver has been selected to play in the Triad High School Lacrosse Senior All-Star game, which will be played May 22 at Grimsley High ...

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 ...

Student Notebook  Greensboro News & Record

Four high school students, including two from Greensboro, are finalists in the Thespian Filmworks program for student screenwriters. As a finalist, a student gets ...

Grimsley brings back Darren Corbett as boys basketball coach  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO — Grimsley is taking a page straight out of the University of North Carolina's football playbook. The Whirlies are bringing back Darren Corbett as ...

Teacher Appreciation Week is coming, so these folks are thanking a special one in their life  Greensboro News & Record

You changed my life, understood me when no one else did. You opened my eyes to new perspectives and knew the right thing to say. You make class fun and.

Grimsley bounces back with big win over No. 5 Ragsdale in boys basketball  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO — Things could have gone one of two ways for Grimsely's basketball team after the Whirlies' heartbreaking 54-53 loss to Northwest Guilford on ...

COLLEGE TENNIS: Ferrum men rally to defeat Greensboro, 5-4  Franklin News Post

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Ferrum College won 2 of 3 doubles matches and claimed three wins in singles for a 5-4 non-conference men's tennis triumph over ...

Grimsley Beats High Point Central To Advance To Round 2

Grimsley High School topped High Point Central 69-64 in overtime Tuesday night. The win means the Whirlies advance to the second round of the 4-A state ...

Club Happenings  Greensboro News & Record

Friendship Force of Central North Carolina will welcome 14 Brazilian citizen ambassadors on May 14 for a one week cultural immersion in North Carolina.

Ethan Albright takes over as Grimsley AD  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO — One of Grimsley's favorite sons will lead its athletics program moving forward. Ethan Albright has been named athletics director at his alma ...

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.

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 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.

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.

Street Renamed After First Black Grimsley Graduate  Spectrum News

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The City of Greensboro renamed Aycock Street after Josephine Boyd, the first black student to graduate from Grimsley High School.

Community Calendar, May 13 | Lifestyles  Greensboro News & Record

Key. GB — Greensboro. HP — High Point. JT — Jamestown. KV — Kernersville. FUNDRAISERS. Events. Salvation Army of High Point's Darrell & Stella Harris ...

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 ...

2018 NCCA East-West All-Star Football Game | Gallery  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, ...

5 things to know about the NCHSAA basketball playoffs  Greensboro News & Record

The NCHSAA basketball playoffs start Tuesday across the state. Here are five things to know as area teams get ready to pursue state titles:

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

GREENSBORO — Rina Sky Wolfgang, the popular Hebrew and World History teacher whose Grimsley High community raised money to get her to Israel one ...

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 ...

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. 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 ...

Community Calendar, May 6 | Lifestyles  Greensboro News & Record

Key. GB — Greensboro. HP — High Point. JT — Jamestown. KV — Kernersville. FUNDRAISERS. Events. YWCA Cork and Ale: 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 9, LuLu and ...

Graduation 2017: Grimsley High | Gallery  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 ...

Community Calendar, April 29 | Lifestyles  Greensboro News & Record

Key. GB — Greensboro. HP — High Point. JT — Jamestown. KV — Kernersville. FUNDRAISERS. Events. Garden Club of Virginia's Historic Garden Week: April ...

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 ...

Unsolicited Endorsement: Josephine Boyd Street | The NC Triad's altweekly  Triad City Beat

One by one, city workers carefully replaced the street signs that read “Aycock Street,” named after Charles Brantley Aycock, to Josephine Boyd Street, after civil ...

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.

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.

Grimsley High graduation | Gallery  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..

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

The Morehead-Cain Foundation welcomes 75 new Morehead-Cain Scholars - UNC News  UNC News

(Chapel Hill, N.C.— April 26, 2019) – The Morehead-Cain Foundation, home of the first merit scholarship program in the United States, founded at the nation's ...

Four from Greensboro and High Point are among N.C. A&T's new Cheatham-White and Dowdy scholars  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO — Four high school seniors from Guilford County are among this year's winners of N.C. A&T's two most prestigious merit scholarships.

Building issues at Grimsley, Page underscore school infrastructure needs  Greensboro News & Record

Concerns parents and students have raised about the conditions of buildings at Page and Grimsley high schools underscore broader infrastructure needs in ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Remembering Former Guilford County Commissioner Joe Wood  The Rhino TImes

Former Guilford County Commissioner Joe Wood – a strongly opinionated Democrat who served on the Board of Commissioners in the early '90s – has passed ...

Grimsley Track & Field Heads To National Competition

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

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.

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

Grimsley High School welcomes the community's use of its track.

Author who wrote stories about desegregation pioneers speaks at Grimsley High School

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Author Dr. Karen Meadows says when she did her research, not many people, primarily students, knew about Dr. Josephine Boyd ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Former local, state leader Doug Galyon, for whom Greensboro's depot is named, has died  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO — Former local elected official and state Board of Transportation leader J. Douglas “Doug” Galyon died Sunday after a lengthy career in ...

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 ...

Woman accused of hitting 2 Grimsley High students with car, driving off

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Kelsey Meissner and Alondra Ruiz run track and cross country for Grimsley High School and go to practice in the afternoons.

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 ...

Grimsley student helps others with school food pantry

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- During her lunch period, you can find Cassandra Alvarino putting together bags of food and stocking shelves in Grimsley High School's ...

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 ...

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, ...

Ragsdale at Grimsley Basketball | Gallery  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 ...

Which area football players made the East roster for summer All-Star game?  Raleigh News & Observer

NCCA East-West rosters released on Thursday and several local players will made the trip to Greensboro.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

Fannie Thompson smiles while looking at photos of her late sister, Josephine Boyd. Boyd was the first black student to desegregate schools in North Carolina.

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.

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.

Greensboro police officer killed in crash laid to rest Saturday  WXII12 Winston-Salem

The Greensboro police officer who was killed in a crash while responding to a possible robbery last weekend was laid to rest Saturday.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Basketball is Family: Luke Maye's Grandfather Played Ball at Grimsley  WFMY News 2

The Tar Heels player has a connection to Grimsley High School in Greensboro.

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 ...

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 ...

Michelle Schneider: Enrichment Fund turns little investments into big dividends  Greensboro News & Record

The thank-you notes we receive tell me so much. They come from students in Guilford County Schools. Some are high school seniors; others are no older than 8.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Beta Iota Omega Chapter hosts 56th Spring Cotillion on Saturday  Greensboro News & Record

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Beta Iota Omega Chapter will host its 56th Spring Cotillion at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at the Sheraton Greensboro Hotel at Four ...

Students come together to fight gun violence  Guilfordian

Despite the cold rain and snow, a crowd of participants marched through downtown Greensboro on March 24 as part of the March For Our Lives event that ...

Brother, protector, friend: Tate Street's 'Uncle Pete' dies at age 58  Greensboro News & Record

A memorial *service* will be held Tuesday afternoon in Greensboro for Alonzo Dudley Jr.

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.

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, ...

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.

Report: Weaver Academy in Greensboro top high school in North Carolina  Greensboro News & Record

Two Guilford County high schools are ranked in the Top 100 of the 2017 Best High School Rankings, according to U.S. News & World Report. Weaver Academy ...

More than a game: In stages of school integration, a state title in basketball brought pride to Atkins, black community  Winston-Salem Journal

Michael Copeland Sr. let out several laughs as he recalled his basketball career at the old Atkins High School off Cameron Avenue.

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, ...

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.

Hops Burger Bar is Hopping Over to Winston-Salem, Opening Date Announced

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Hops Burger Bar is hopping. Just look at the restaurants as proof. On any given day, you'll find them packed with regulars, ...

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 ...

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 ...

A very special Olympics  Greensboro News & Record

More than 500 athletes competed in 16 different Olympic-type sports at the Special Olympics Guilford/Greensboro, held April 27 at the American Hebrew ...

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 ...

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.

Steven Buccini Runs For Change  Guilfordian

Banking on President Trump's unpopularity, demographic shifts, and a young energized electorate, progressives all across the country are aiming for November ...

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 ...

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