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Mount Tabor History

1965-TODAY

1965-1966

After being dedicated in 1965, Mount Tabor first opened its doors in 1966, serving students in grades 7-11 from Wiley and Northwest Junior High Schools. Twelfth grade was added the following year.

1971

WS/FCS was integrated in 1971. To promote integration, Mount Tabor was changed to a 9th and 10th grade school, and its upperclassmen were moved to Reynolds, North and West Forsyth High Schools.

1972

Due to the changes in structure in 1971, the senior class at Mount Tabor was unable to graduate at their home school, making them the famous "Class that Never Was."

1984

Mount Tabor reorganized to its structure of today, serving grades 9-12.

1995

Laurie Schaefer, English department chair, begins the sophomore project, "Around the World in Eighty Days." It later changes to "Another Way to Educate and Demonstrate."

2004

Mount Tabor undergoes significant renovations, adding the 500 building and removing the trailers that were previously housing several classes.

2016

2016 marked the 50th anniversary of Mount Tabor, which was celebrated by a multitude of events throughout the year.



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