Stressing over finances may be linked to health problems.
The Newton County Theme School is going to be accepting applications for students entering the eighth grade next year. Applicants will be accepted during the week of April 8-12. Return completed applications and required documentation to the Newton County Theme School front office between the hours of 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. during the week of April 8-12
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.
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.
One of Dr. Roderick Sams' first objectives when he took the helms at Newton High School was to
Teachers at Middle Ridge and West Newton Elementary Schools were recently awarded grants valued at $5,000 each from Lowe's Toolbox for Education Grants program. The grants provide funds for projects to be developed by the schools with help from their PTO's and other community volunteers, including Store Manager Kevin Cole and employees from the Lowe's Home Improvement Store in Conyers. The major goal of the Middle Ridge project is to provide students with a wide ...
Leaha A. Wynn of Eastside High School and Andrew K. Kabue and Toni-Jhay N. Tucker of Newton High School have been named as semifinalists in the 2009 National Achievement Program.