The Newton County Board of Education will meet next Tuesday at 7 p.m. Scheduled to be discussed at this monthly work session are contracts for computers, the purchase of audio, S.A.F.E. and ViewPath for each school and the approval of handbooks.
Challenge Charter Academy is facing financial woes and owes nearly $165K to state and local organizations.
Alcovy High School has announced its class of 2013 valedictorian, salutatorian and top 10 graduates.
School supporters and officials of Providence Christian Academy, a Christian school in conjunction with Crosspointe Church in Oxford, joined together to celebrate the growth of the school.
A brand new gymnasium, 24,000 square feet of classroom and library space and administrative offices were revealed during a ribbon cutting held by the Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce at the Covington Peachtree Academy school campus on Tuesday. The classroom space will be for the school's high school students.
Read the end-of-month notes from Newton County School Superintendent Gary Mathews.
Read about the Newton County Board of Education's budget projections as of this month.
All Newton County public schools will release students early Friday, March 29, for teacher professional learning activities.
Parents of soon-to-be pre-kindergarten students crossed their fingers in hopes their child would be selected during the Newton County School System's Pre-K Lottery. The lottery selected children to attend local elementary schools for the next school year, but some now sit on a waiting list.
The vivid colors of spring were in full bloom at Porterdale Elementary Friday as Mrs. Cox's class presented this year's Cinderella Ball.
The position for Alcovy High School principal has been posted on the Newton County School System's website, and individuals interested in applying have about a week and a half left to put in for the job.
For many of us, the ROTC comes to mind each time we see the color guard at various local events, including parades.
Members of the Newton County Board of Education agreed unanimously to hire four new principals for the recently vacated positions at Alcovy and Eastside High Schools, Veterans Memorial Middle School and Middle Ridge Elementary School.
Newton County School System will hold centralized registration for the 2009-2010 school year beginning July 1 , Monday through Thursday, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Clements Theme School, located at 66 Jack Neely Road. Signs will be posted. Documents needed for student enrollment are as follows:
Funds from the economic stimulus package have trickled down to Newton County and provided Washington Street Community Center with the ability to supply the county with more than 100 teen workers this summer.
Students enrolled in the Criminal Justice class at Newton High School conducted a mock trial as part of their final assignment. The students in this class are part of the Dual Enrollment program offered by DeKalb Technical College to high school students in Newton County. The students prepared and presented witnesses and arguments supporting both the case for the prosecution and that for the defense. DeKalb Tech offered dual enrollment courses in Criminal Justice Fundamentals, ...
Livingston Elementary School announces its students of the month for May. They are Breanna Worman, Larry Stewart, Benjamin Hoggs, Jason Henry, Ciarra Spleen, Brillith Hernandez, Annsleigh Burdette, Kaleb Strickland, Chloe Hale, Shyanna Thurman, Luis Hernandez, Mia Clark, Sky Debiew, Shaundrea Delamar, Vedesh Rajkoomar, Sy Sutton, Mikenzie Wilson-Armstead, Tyrese Peacock, Courtney Sumner, Nakira Wise, Scarlett Grunhard, Takeshia Mingie, Abigail Janson.
COUSINS MIDDLE SCHOOL Cousins Middle School announces its honor roll for spring semester. All A's Grade 6. Jaylen Edwards, Nick Slade, Dylan Hampton, PrinceAnn Wise, Kinsey Barton, Kourtnii Farley, Connor Longbottom, Favour Nwachukwu, Cassie Warthen, Brittany Webb, Sydney Damiani, Jordan Daniel, Kaylah Kennedy, Cory Rogers, Madison Sauls, Hallie Wheeler, Madison Whitsitt, Shelby Kelly-Burnett, Jackson Smith, Kaila Branton, Marisha Butcher, Megan Kelly, Kathryn Eady, Nick Adamczyk, Angelica Betanzo. Grade 7. Kyle Hadaway, Martin Butler, Mishay Allen, ...
Alcovy High School principal David Easterday has announced his retirement effective July 1 and Eastside High School principal Dr. Robert Daria has announced that he will resign his position effective July 1 as well.
Oxford home-schooled student Flannery Peay earned a silver medallion for scoring 93 to 99 percent on the 19th annual National Mythology Exam. The 6th grader joined over 10,000 students in grades 3-9 from the United States, Canada and Australia in completing the test which is sponsored by the American Classical league's standing committee. Flannery is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Austin Peay.
Rules and dress code requirements for the new theme schools at Fairview Elementary and Clements Middle schools were approved unanimously by all board members present at Tuesday night's work session for the Newton County Board of Education, allowing principals to distribute the strict parent contract and dress code for the 2009-2010 school year to parents.
2009 Oxford Institute for Environmental Education (OIEE) began today at Oxhouse Science Center, science field station of Oxford College. Founded in 1992, OIEE provides an opportunity for science teachers in grades K-12 to collaborate with college biology faculty, gaining new science teaching methods and investigative techniques.
Newton High School students Adam Graham, John Parker and DeOndre Robinson won several awards at the CTI State Leadership Conference held April 29-May 2 at Jekyll Island. John Parker competed against 13 students from across the state to place second in public speaking. The judge's score for him was 95, 93 and 92 out of a possible 100. According ...
Stephen Bowen, dean of Oxford College of Emory University, and his wife, Nancy, have pledged $100,000 to create a new endowed scholarship fund at Oxford. The Bowen Scholarship will provide need-based aid to sophomore students.
Small house, big prize: The Covington Woman's Club would like to congratulate Alcovy High School student Kenny Leathers on winning first place in woodworking at the Career Center Instruction conference at Jekyll Island April 30 - May 2. Leathers' project involved building a model of a house to scale, using balsa wood, making a bulletin board and creating a notebook. The project was built in the construction lab at Alcovy and took approximately six weeks ...
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