Karen Morris, a resident of Covington, made the Fall 2014 Academic Achievement List at Georgia Southwestern State University and was among 468 students recognized for scholastic achievement.
The school year is in full swing, and parents of school-aged kids have no doubt been involved in at least one fundraiser already. Fundraisers help schools raise money for supplies or special activities that may not have been included in the budgets established by the local school district.
The Georgia Department of Education announced on Dec. 18 that West Newton Elementary School has been removed from the list of State Focus Schools after successfully decreasing the number of students not proficient by 18 percent. Overall, 38 schools were named from either the Priority or Focus Schools lists.
Newton College & Career Academy's Shark Tank
Georgia Perimeter College's fall 2014 student enrollment showed a 1.2 percent increase over fall 2013, with 21,371 students signing up for classes. The increase reverses a two-year trend that also has been experienced by other institutions of higher education.
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.
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Piedmont Academy is graduating two stellar students ready to take on the science world.
Two students were ready to graduate and acted well beyond their age as they sat in the front office of their school and discussed past accomplishments and future aspirations.
Covington Academy's top-ranked students are ready for the next chapter, but they still have fond memories of their last four years.
George Walton Academy announced its 2014 valedictorian as Casey Carrell and its salutatorian as Audrey Hardison.
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.