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.
Waters of life: Palmer-Stone Elementary School second grade students Riley Cooper, left, and Harley Humphries use plastic cups to get an up close view of a salamander in "The Living Stream" demonstration set up in the school media center. Palmer-Stone is one of only two elementary schools selected to participate this year. All of the aquatic life was collected from the Alcovy River.
Newton County School System will hold its annual Kindergarten Round?Up during the week of March 9 -12. Children must be 5-years-old by September 1 (child must have been born on or before September 1, 2004) to register for the 2008?2009 school year. Parents should bring the prospective <span style="font-size: 11pt; color: black; ...
Parents wishing to register their children for Newton County School System's Georgia Lottery funded Pre-K program should mark their calendars for the week of February 23 - March 4, 2009. The school
Only 26 of these flags are flying statewide and of those 26, only nine are flying on Georgia high school campuses. It's the flag marking the 2008 Georgia Schools of Excellence. And Eastside High School is one of them! On January 23, 2009, Eastside High School was officially recognized as a 2008 Georgia School of Excellence in Student Achievement at the Georgia Department
Newton High School kicked off its Black History Month celebrations by hosting Isaac Newton Farris Jr., the nephew of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Ficquett Elementary School Ficquett Elementary School announces its students of the month for january. Pre-K. Kevon Smith, Rodrigo Guardardo, Lydia Lee. Kindergarten. Makenzie Grant, Edwin Mendoza Sanchez, Tynneisha Wynn, Seth Martin, Myia Aderhold, Kyli Greer, Alan Enciso, Ethan Pilgrim, Issac Casola. Grade 1. Trinity Hughes, Grant Thomson, Cole Freeman, Joey Kirkland, Macade Dumaine, Madison lane, Wren Horstman. Grade 2. Emilio Padilla, Reese Bales, Killien Glover, Tyana Wyatt, Tymaun Jordan, Brandon Smith. Grade 3. N'Kai ...
COUSINS Cousins Middle School announces its Students of the Month for November/December. Grade 6. Michael Bova, Tiffani Moravek, Ashley Roberts, Andrew Hallford, Cortez Graham, Margaret Holley, Kathryn Eady, Lydia Bohanan, Jamarcus Saffo, Jacob Hill, Eduardo Soto, Brittany Webb, Lindsey Baker, Jamie Whitley.Grade 7. Matt Mitchell, Ajanae Parks, Hannah Green, Quinton Williams,Chloe Simpson, Xavier McNight, ...
The hush among the crowd parents, teachers and well-wishers was deafening as middle school students Jeremy Walton and Gaby Collantes stood side by side on the stage of Eastside High School to battle it out for the title of countywide spelling bee champion. After correctly spelling both "nubby" – which Walton misspelled – and "orchid," Collantes, a Veterans Memorial seventh grader, nabbed the title of Newton County spelling bee champion. The contestants, made ...
Central Michigan  Tiffany Clay and Andreana Holmes of Covington graduated in May from Central Michigan University. Clay received Specialist in Education degree and Holmes received a Master of Arts degree. Georgia Southern  Graduating from Georgia Southern University's fall commencement were Lloyd C. Jones of Covington with a degree is ...
A proposal to change the Newton County School System's suspension policy was tabled last week so that board members could discuss the recommended changes more thoroughly.
Danielle Latasha Russell of Covington recently graduated from Savannah College of Art and Design with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in film and television. Samford University graduated 265 seniors during fall commencement Dec. 13. Among those graduating was James Whitlow Richardson of Covington with a Bachelor of Science in business administration. <p style="margin: 0in 0in ...
The next ACT achievement test will be administered on April 4. Students who wish to take the college admission and placement exam must register by Feb. 27. Late registration deadline is available Feb. 28 - March 13 for an extra fee. Students may register online at www.actstudent.org, or pick up registration forms from high school counseling offices. ...
Newton County's newest elementary school officially has a name - Live Oak Elementary School. The Newton County Board of Education approved Jan. 20 the measure to name elementary school No. 14, which is located on Kirkland Road.
Newton County Board of Education Chairman Almond Turner and new council member Eddie Johnson were sworn in at the board's Jan. 13 meeting.
Newton County Board of Education Chairman Almond Turner and new councilmember Eddie Johnson were sworn in at the board's Jan. 13 meeting. Turner, who has been a member of the board since 2000, ran unopposed in last year's general election for the Dist. 4 seat. Johnson, a former NCSS bus driver and phone company manager, defeated 12-year veteran Rickie Corley for the Dist. 2 seat in the Nov. 4 election.