The Newton County Board of Education entered into an agreement to partner with the Newton County Community Partnership with a purpose of improving the school success and qualified workforce of Newton County.
It was 4:15 p.m. on Monday, long past the time students walked out of their classrooms for the day, but a group of teachers stuck around.
Here are the 2014-15 homecoming courts for Newton High School and Eastside High School.
Two public schools in the district received high honors from the Georgia Department of Education, setting them in a top tier of schools with the highest performance or biggest academic gains by students in the last three years.
The Newton County School System and, therefore, each individual school within the district was granted AdvancED School System Accreditation from the AdvancED Accreditation Commission, the national commission that confers the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation on School Improvement (SACS CASI) accreditation seal.
Teachers in Newton County may have the opportunity to gain extra professional learning experiences with a grant given to the school district.
Parents, if you think your child is unfairly paying extra student dues at Newton County high schools that amount to more than students at other schools across the district, well, you may or may not be correct.
Tim Schmitt has been hired as the Newton County School System's new Career, Technical and Agricultural Education Coordinator.
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Elementary school students were given an incentive this week to eat healthy lunches to promote good eating habits.
During the past few weeks, Newton County School System Superintendent Samantha Fuhrey announced the following administrative changes that will be seen in effect at the start of next school year:
Once current Newton County fifth-graders leave elementary school and settle into summer, they'll have to start planning their move to middle school. One option available to all fifth-graders is the opportunity to participate in a middle school band or chorus program.
Teachers and other Newton County School System (NCSS) employees can expect a salary raise for next year, the first since the 2008-2009 school year.
Eastside High School's two best students have more than their unscathed GPAs and certain extracurricular clubs in common: they're both ready for college.
The Newton County Board of Education (BOE) plans to give back to its teachers some of what it was forced to take away in recent years due to budget cuts. Board members just need to decide in what way.
Students are now seeing a new option in their school-provided meals: fresh, locally grown strawberries.
In the 2013-14 school year, ten wasn't enough.
Students and parents from the Newton County Theme School at Ficquett (NCTS) are getting their bicycles ready for an after-school event that will promote a healthy school atmosphere, both for people and the environment.
Newton County Schools are not doing CRCT science testing today, because some students were late to school because of road conditions and power outages related to the high winds, said public relations director Sherri Davis-Viniard.
For any parents wondering how their kids will spend their summer, a new opportunity just popped up, and Thursday, May 1 is the only day to get your name down.
Newton County is home to the best scoring middle school in the state in 2013, according to the College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) the Georgia Department of Education released earlier this week.
The Newton County Board of Education unanimously approved Superintendent Samantha Fuhrey's recommendation from the April 15 work session to renew its contract with Ombudsman Educational Services, Newton's alternative and special education and behavioral therapy program, during the April 22 meeting.
When children read their favorite childhood books, they may often imagine what those stories would look like if they popped out of the book in front of them.
Newton High School officially has a new head honcho, and everyone wanted their turn to tell John Ellenberg congratulations.