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GPC Daffodil Festival to focus on community

The annual Daffodil Festival will focus on defining the community - from its physical surroundings and history, to those who contribute to its growth and success - March 5-6 at Georgia Perimeter College's Newton Campus.

March 01, 2014 | Staff Report | Education


Fifth-grade honor chorus to perform March 8

The Newton County School System will soon host its Fifth Grade Elementary Honor Chorus concert.

February 27, 2014 | Staff Report | Education


Alcovy names its top 2014 graduates

Alcovy High School recently named its top 11 graduates for the Class of 2014.There was a tie for one of the top spots, resulting in 11 top students instead of 10 top graduates this year at Alcovy.

February 27, 2014 | Danielle Everson | Education


EHS Academic Team part of TV competition Saturday

Eastside High's Academic Team will again compete in WSB Channel 2's HighQ tournament.

February 27, 2014 | Danielle Everson | Education


Newton, Alcovy named AP honor schools

Alcovy and Newton High Schools have been named 2014 Advanced Placement Honor Schools.

February 25, 2014 | Danielle Everson | Education


NHS names its Top 11 students

Newton High School recently named its top 11 students for the Class of 2014. There was a tie for the number nine position, so there are 11 top students instead of 10 top graduates this year.

February 22, 2014 | Danielle Everson | Education


Make-up days won't change graduation dates

Newton County's three high schools will hold graduations on the dates originally scheduled - May 23 and May 24 - now that the State Board of Education has approved a resolution giving local school districts the flexibility to determine if students must make-up missed instructional days due to weather.

February 20, 2014 | Danielle Everson | Education


NCSS graduation dates to stay the same

Newton County's three high schools will hold graduations on the dates originally scheduled-May 23 and May 24 - now that the State Board of Education has approved a resolution giving local school districts the flexibility to determine if students must make-up missed instructional days due to weather.

February 20, 2014 | Staff Report | Education


2014-15 school year calendar approved

Students and parents may now be able to plan their trips and vacations for next school year, as an official calendar for the 2014-15 school year has been approved.

February 19, 2014 | Danielle Everson | Education


Make-up days set for NCSS students

The Newton County Board of Education has approved a plan for students to make-up three of the seven missed instructional days due to inclement weather.

February 19, 2014 | Staff Report | Education


For bus drivers, it's safety first

Recent snowstorms in the area have forced businesses, schools and other establishments to close their doors and people to nestle indoors for safety. And for one Newton County Schools bus driver, the recent storms were all about keeping children safe.

February 15, 2014 | Danielle Everson | Education


Theme School team dances to victories

Newton County Theme School's new dance team has been making strides in its first season.

February 15, 2014 | Staff Report | Education


Liberty Middle named National Beta Club School of Distinction

Liberty Middle School's has been named a National Beta School of Distinction.

February 15, 2014 | Danielle Everson | Education


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Builders Club teaches community service

Community service is not just for adults. Just ask 44 middle-schoolers at Newton County Theme School.

October 24, 2013 | Danielle Everson | Education


Middle-schoolers invited to Health Careers Expo

Middle school students have the opportunity to learn about career options in health care at an upcoming event.

October 22, 2013 | Danielle Everson | Education


NCSS highlights school bus safety

Newton County Schools will recognize School Bus Safety this week.

October 21, 2013 | Danielle Everson | Education


BOE approves purchase of projectors

New projectors will be placed in a number of classrooms throughout the Newton County School System.

October 21, 2013 | Danielle Everson | Education


Oxford offers free classes

The community is invited to attend a college course through the Oxford College Community Classroom.

October 21, 2013 | Danielle Everson | Education


'Afterschool Rally' draws thousands

Children, parents and community leaders assembled at Newton High School Thursday night to celebrate afterschool programs.

October 19, 2013 | Danielle Everson | Education


NCSS report cards issued, early release

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.

October 17, 2013 | Staff Report | Education


NCCA a Ford Next Generation Learning Community

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.

October 15, 2013 | Danielle Everson | Education


NCCA named 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.

October 12, 2013 | Staff Report | Education


NCSS hosts education summits

Newton County School System parents are invited to get more involved with the education of their children at several educational forums scheduled this fall.

October 12, 2013 | Danielle Everson | Education


Walmart donates to East Newton

Teachers at East Newton Elementary School recently had 60 seconds to grab as many school supplies as they could as part of a donation from Walmart's Teacher Rewards program.

October 10, 2013 | Danielle Everson | Education


Eastside High School’s top talent

Fourteen acts competed in Friday night's third annual Eastside's Got Talent show at Eastside High School. Winners were: vocal solo category, Jasmine Green, winner, and Jessica Ugan, first runner-up; vocal group category, Micah Newton, Elise Barksdale and Monica Privette, winners, and Shawna Walker and Danysha Lameidu, first runners-up; instrumental category, Sam Potts, winner, and Solange Lord, first runner-up; and People's Choice, Jessica Ugan.

October 08, 2013 | Staff Report | Education


Schools celebrate local foods

Throughout October, signs in NCSS cafeterias will highlight locally grown fruits and vegetables that are offered to students at various times during the school year.

October 05, 2013 | Staff Report | Education


Rally to highlight after-school program

Children, parents, and business and community leaders will join together to celebrate after-school programing at an upcoming rally.

October 05, 2013 | Staff Report | Education


Porterdale's free concert in gym

The city of Porterdale is looking to attract visitors to its downtown area with a concert in its newly renovated historic gym.

October 05, 2013 | Danielle Everson | Education


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