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PHOTO GALLERY: Newton Class of 2017 graduates

Congratulations to the Class of 2017!

May 27, 2017 | Darrell Everidge | Education


PHOTO GALLERY: Alcovy Class of 2017 graduates

Congratulations to the Class of 2017!

May 27, 2017 | Jackie Gutknecht | Education


Piedmont Academy students present ‘The Shaggy Raggy’

MONTICELLO, Ga. - Piedmont Academy's K-3 class has been very busy. Teacher, Mrs. Mary Ramsdell and the students have been working together to design and ...

May 24, 2017 | Staff Report | Education


Piedmont Academy celebrates graduating kindergartners

MONTICELLO, Ga. - Piedmont Academy held its Kindergarten commencement ceremony at the Cougar Gymnasium May 16.

May 24, 2017 | Staff Report | Education


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Students bound for Los Angeles

A little bit of Covington will be in Los Angeles this June.

May 18, 2011 | AJ Archer | Education


Tentative budget approved by BOE

The Newton County School Board approved a tentative budget for the 2011-12 school year at their meeting.

May 17, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


Graduation tests to be phased out

The Georgia graduation test will be a thing of the past beginning next year after state school superintendent John Barge announced a plan to phase out the tests.

May 15, 2011 | Amber Pittman | Education


JROTC essay and achievement winners honored

The annual JROTC awards ceremony was held on Thursday, March 24, at Golden Fleece Masonic Lodge No. 6.

May 14, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


Pre-k days not cut for 2012 year

While the state has cut pre-kindergarten funding for next year by 20 days, Newton County will continue to offer pre-kindergarten for a full academic career in 2011-12.

May 13, 2011 | Amber Pittman | Education


Honoring dedication

School retirements: Barbara Smith, a kindergarten and EIP teacher at Porterdale Elementary School, will retire this year after 30 years of service. Marion Chapman, a media paraprofessional at Porterdale Elementary School, will retire this year after 35 years of service. There will be a reception honoring the two in the school cafeteria from 3 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday.

May 13, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


Perimeter can offer bachelor's degrees

Georgia Perimeter College has been reclassified as a state college from a two-year college, a change that will allow Perimeter to offer two bachelor's degree programs.

May 12, 2011 | By Adam Waldorf Special to The News | Education


April Students of the Month

Livingston Elementary School announces its students of the month for April.

May 12, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


Newton to continue full-year pre-k

Newton County will continue to have pre-kindergarten for a full academic career in 2011-12, despite Governor Nathan Deal cutting the program by 20 days in March.

May 11, 2011 | Amber Pittman | Education


Students help statewide effort

Cicada collectors: Third graders at Piedmont Academy participated in a statewide survey by collecting cicada specimens at the request of the University of Georgia Natural History Museum in Athens. The locusts were shipped last week to Athens. Since this a one-time event every 13 years, the university is charting the locations of the insects.

To participate in the survey, collect six to 12 of the insects, date the container, give the address of the collection site, and freeze the specimens overnight. Prior to shipment, wrap the insects individually in tissue. Ship the insects to Dr. Cecil Smith, UGA, 178 Natural ...

May 10, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


SRG Global rewards two students

Two Covington teens have earned college scholarships from SRG Global, a Guardian company, through the Guardian Industries Educational Foundation.

May 08, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


Oxford College class of 2011

Graduation: Oxford College held it's Spring 2011 commencement on Saturday morning. This graduating class was the 166th graduating class.

May 07, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


Farm Bureau names essay winner

Morgan Tillman, an eighth grade student at Piedmont Academy, was recently honored by winning the district essay contest for Georgia Farm Bureau. The middle school essay contest is an opportunity for Georgia Farm Bureau to reach out to young people about the importance of agriculture.

May 06, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


Perimeter College releases documents

Georgia Perimeter College administrators are seeking to resolve complaints filed against its student government association and the school for violation of state open records and meeting requirements.

May 06, 2011 | Sabastian Wee | Education


Newton High teacher honored

Kristina Collins of Newton High School has earned the Mary Frazier Equity and Excellence Award from the Georgia Association for Gifted Children.

This award is in honor of Mary Frazier (1938-2005), late past president of National Association for Gifted Children and pioneer for changed laws and procedures that has tripled the inclusion of African-American and quadrupled Hispanic student identification for the gifted program for the state of Georgia alone. Kristina Collins is the third person to ever receive this award, according to a release.

May 05, 2011 | Staff Report | Education


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