Why Choose Hanes?
Of the seventeen excellent middle schools in Forsyth County, we feel that your child will find a home at Hanes. We specialize in providing a rigorous and advanced curriculum to prepare students for AP courses and admission to competitive universities. We work to tailor instruction, clubs, and activities to your child's individual needs and interests.
As a magnet school, students from across our county may choose to take advantage of this high-level hands-on curriculum. In addition, Hanes students may choose from Latin, German, and Spanish as foreign language options. Latin proves particularly beneficial for boosting ACT/SAT scores and for students anticipating future careers in the scientific or medical fields.
The STEM program at Hanes is focused around math, science, technology and pre-engineering. Students may elect to take "Gateway to Technology" as an elective. This course is offered through Project Lead the Way (PLTW). PLTW is specifically designed to be a hands-on course encouraging students to pursue 21st century careers.
In addition to our specialized curriculum, Hanes offers the full slate of extra-curricular opportunities for students. Students may choose to participate in our highly-esteemed arts programs, including band, orchestra and chorus. Athletic offerings include cross country, tennis, volleyball, soccer, baseball, basketball, softball and intramurals. Hanes offers a variety of club opportunities based on student interest, including First Lego League Robotics (FLL), Future City, Technology Student Association (TSA), The American Rocketry Competition (TARC), Odyssey of the Mind (OM) and many more.
Students at Hanes share many common characteristics. Hanes kids are inquisitive, highly motivated and excited to learn. Hanes is a school where students are respected for their intelligence and acadmeic abilities. At Hanes, you will find that it is COOL TO BE SMART.
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