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.
The education SPLOST passed Tuesday by 260 votes in a special election that saw a voter turnout of only 3.31 percent.
The Newton County School System is cancelling all after-school activities today because of the inclement weather warnings.
The Newton County School System will host the 2013 system spelling bee on Feb. 6 at 10:30 a.m. at Newton High School. Each of the system's elementary and middle schools will send its school spelling bee champion to participate in the county competition. Students in grades four through eight were eligible to participate in the school competitions. In addition to the champion, each school will send its runner up in the school spelling bee as ...
Oxford College sophomore Alex Day began school in the United States long before he started his college career, but his true roots lie across the pond in England. "I am British to the blood. I love America! It has done so much for me since it's 'the land of dreams,' but I am English all the way."
Challenge Charter Academy 2nd Quarter Honor Roll. Symone Ballatt, Isabella Cockrell, Brantley Sapp, Tzadeek Yehudah, Brittany Brookshire, Ivana Bugg, Monica Cattlett, Evan Cockrell, Savon Ballatt, Deja Lewis, Jeffrey Lundy, Ahmad Yehudah, Jermorris Russell, DaChrista Rowser. Fairview Elementary announces its first semester honor roll All A. Aiyana Cooper. A and B Honor roll. Seth Martin, Taylor Richardson, Zane Brown,D'Shanti Kemp, Natalie Smith, Kelvin Sutherland, Zoe Taylor,Michael Thacker, Justin Atunzu, Audrey Everson, SuHaila Ash, Julian Crockett,Aulora ...
Deadlines for Snapping Shoals EMC scholarships are quickly approaching. Full details and applications can be found at www.ssemc.com. The deadline is February 8. Members may also call 770-385-2888 to have applications mailed to them.
Students at the Newton College and Career Academy are continuing to impress with their entrepreneurial skills, presenting their newest design - a lounge and coffee shop on campus - designed and run by students.
The Newton County School System will hold registration for the district's Georgia lottery funded Pre-Kindergarten program on Feb. 25 through March 1. Parents should register their children at the elementary school they are zoned to attend this year.
The Newton County Board of Education approved its list of legislative priorities for 2013 last week. The list will be distributed to local legislators in the hopes they will consider the board's wishes throughout the year as they vote.
The Newton County Board of Education unanimously voted on its chairman and vice-chairman for the next year at Tuesday night's meeting.
Despite bleak projections for the 2014-15 school year, the Newton County Board of Education voted to eliminate two furlough days from its 2013-14 calendar, reducing their upcoming budget by about $1 million in order to give teachers back two days with pay that were taken away this year.
The Newton County Board of Education is expected to approve the 2012-13 Title I budget at its meeting Tuesday, which will allow the system to receive federal funds for 22 of the schools in the county.
In the short time that the Newton College and Career Academy has been open, it has exceeded the expectations initially set forth, from enrollment to community support.
The Newton County Board of Education will choose their new chairman and vice-chairman for the year at their monthly meeting Tuesday.
The Newton County School Board is one step closer to its search for a superintendent after the board unanimously approved a list of qualifications and preferences they want in their next top official.
The Y-Club at Piedmont Academy collected handwritten letters for the troops to open on Thanksgiving as a part of The Bert Show's Big Thank You. Every year, the Bert Show, a radio show out of Atlanta, collects handwritten thank you letters for every single service member who is deployed; the service members then get to open the letters on Thanksgiving.