Newton County Schools' school nutrition program is now meeting federal school lunch standards, which means that it is certified to receive a 6-cent reimbursement that will apply retroactively to each meal served since May 1 and to all future meals served.
Progress reports will be distributed to Newton County School System middle and high school students Thursday.
Dozens of parents and other community residents gathered at Newton High School Saturday morning to learn how they can help improve the education of Newton's students.
Students, faculty and staff participated Wednesday in a school-wide celebration of Middle Ridge Elementary School's selection as a 2013 National Blue Ribbon School.
Students and teachers at Clements Middle School celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month for the first time with a special program Oct. 18.
ViewPath Systems installed in Newton County's secondary schools are helping the district to improve teacher effectiveness and student behavior, according to school district officials.
Community service is not just for adults. Just ask 44 middle-schoolers at Newton County Theme School.
Middle school students have the opportunity to learn about career options in health care at an upcoming event.
New projectors will be placed in a number of classrooms throughout the Newton County School System.
The community is invited to attend a college course through the Oxford College Community Classroom.
Children, parents and community leaders assembled at Newton High School Thursday night to celebrate afterschool programs.
Report cards have been distributed to Newton County School System students today and students will be released from school early Friday, Oct. 18, for teacher professional learning.
Local businesses and educational partners came together Tuesday morning at the Newton College and Career Academy to celebrate as the academy was named a Ford Next Generation Learning Community.
The Newton College and Career Academy has been named a Ford Next Generation Learning Community - one of more than 15 communities in the nation, by the Ford Motor Company Fund, and the community is invited to celebrate the honor.
At the Oct. 20 Board of Education work session, Newton County School Superintendent Dr. Steve Whatley and members of the school board accepted an award on behalf of the school district from Becky Byrum of the Newton County Relay for Life program for having 100 percent school participation in the 2009 Relay for Life Program. Each school in the district participated in the 2009 Relay for Life and overall, Newton County School System ...
West Newton Elementary teacher Jennifer Loetzerich turned what could have been merely a horrible memory into both a learning experience for her students and an opportunity to say thank you to those who helped her.
Newton County School System officials announced the top three finalists for the NCSS 2010 Teacher of the Year Friday morning, surprising the three elementary school teachers in their classrooms with flowers and family members. Laurie Carpenter
Mr. Dennis Carpenter, Deputy Superintendent for Newton County Schools, has successfully completed the Georgia School Superintendents Association's Superintendent Professional Development Program. Carpenter also successfully defended his dissertation and satisfied all Georgia Southern University degree requirements for the Doctor of Education Degree. The Superintendent Professional Development Program is a two?year course of study designed to prepare individuals for the local superintendency. The program is designed to ensure that any individual who aspires ...
The Governor's Office for Children and Families has awarded the Newton County School System a 2009 Caring Communities System of Care grant in the amount of $283,447. The Newton County School System was one of only 10 recipients in the state to receive a Caring Communities grant award. The system of care approach is designed to unite and coordinate the efforts of community agencies responsible for serving children and families. Through ...
Newton County School System is pleased to announce that Newton High School Assistant Principal, Dr. Sandra Owens, has been appointed to the PAGE (Professional Association of Georgia Educators) Board of Directors and will represent the group's District 11, which is comprised of thirteen counties in east, central Georgia. Owens was selected to fill the unexpired term of Richard Thomas, a Jones County educator who was voted president?elect <span style="font-family: ...
The top three finalists for Newton County Teacher of the Year were announced this morning. Gail Bemis from Livingston Elementary School, Laurie Carpenter from Fairview Theme School and Melanie Sheets from Heard-Mixon Elementary School have been choosen for the honor. Check Sunday's edition of The Covington News for more.
Mansfield Elementary School announces its students of the month for October. They are Pre K Rhett Collins, Sam Harper; K Jacob Jenkins, Stephanie Vaughn, Stephen Bishop, Zack Lundy; 1st Katie Stovall, Luke Gregory, Jada Sears; 2nd Ame Morgan, Dawson Knight, Madison Lunt, Elizabeth Lee; 3rd Bethany Jones, Claire Allen, Ryan Harris, Lawson Beshears; 4th Payton Vandergriff, Carson Daniel, Devin Smith; 5th Tamra Hinton, Tommy Herron, Barbara Shelnutt. Livingston Elementary School announces its students of the ...
Newton County School Superintendent Dr. Steve Whatley announced his plans to retire effective June 30, 2010. Whatley's intention was given to the board in the form of a recommendation and it was given this month so there would be plenty of time for the board members to look for potential replacement candidates. "I included and recommended this action now so that the Board of Education can begin a thorough process of defining ...
The academically rigorous Academy of Liberal Arts at Newton High School is operating in its first year as a school within a school and already students are flourishing according to a presentation to members of the Newton County School System Board of Education that included information provided by students.
Tonight at the Board of Education's monthly meeting, Newton County School Superintendent Dr. Steve Whatley announced his retirement, effective June 30, 2010.
The Newton County School System and the Newton County Chamber of Commerce are pleased to announce the nominees for the 2010 Newton County Teacher of the Year. Each of the 23 nominees was elected as the 2010 Teacher of the Year at his or her school.
Shundra C. Turner of Covington graduated from Georgia SouthWestern State University, Americus, in summer graduation.
PIEDMONT ACADEMY HONOR ROLL FIRST QUARTER - October 2009 SPECIAL DISTINCTION (95 and above in all classes) 4th grade: Peyton Bowden, Gracie Brittain, Kevin Davis, Ivy English, Alina Jablonski, Mikayla Rigsby, O'Neil Sealy, and Morgan Spivey. 5th grade: Heidi Cashwell, Justin Cline, Michael Edwards, and Ashley Johnston. 7th grade: Cheyenne Galloway and Marissa Mooneyham. 8th grade: Katie Odegaard and Ashley Young. 9th grade: Carley Cain. 12th grade: Trevor Wilson HEADMASTER'S LIST (All A's) 4th grade: ...
The Governor's Office for Children and Families has awarded the Newton County School System a 2009 Caring Communities System of Care grant in the amount of $283,447. The Newton County School System was one of only ten recipients in the state to receive a Caring Communities grant award. The system of care approach is designed to unite ...