Newton County School System parents are invited to get more involved with the education of their children at several educational forums scheduled this fall.
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.
At Tuesday night's work session, the Board of Education approved Superintendent Dr. Steve Whatley's recommendation to start making cuts to next year's fiscal year budget, including personnel, after he informed the board the school was looking at an initial $9.7 million deficit.
On Tuesday night, the Board of Education gave Superintendent Dr. Steve Whatley permission to start making cuts to next year's fiscal year budget, including personnel, after he informed them the school was looking at an initial $9.7 million deficit.
While most fifth-graders are looking forward to spending their summer vacation sleeping late and hanging out with friends, 11-year-old Natalyn Crockett hopes to learn about how to bridge cultural and political borders and promote peace globally as a student ambassador to Australia. But, she might not make it if she can't raise the funds by May 1.
Almost 200 R.L. Cousins High School alumni reflected on the 'Good Ole' Days' at the meet-and-greet held in the school's old cafeteria, a cafeteria not just remembered for lunches served there. It had been where band practice was held after school, where the prom and graduation were held. But March 14 was the day almost 200 R.L. Cousins High School alumni representing all 13 classes would focus on a common vision. This is a ...
Livingston Elementary School announces its students of the month for March. Pre K Ashley Holland, Armon Lampkin. Kindergarten, Jada Chandler, Janalya Webb, Josh Lyles, Alexander Mitchell, Precilla Ngalamulume. Grade. 1. Quatavis Gaither, Michael Munson, Andrea Calendar. Grade 2. Benjamin Steewart, Sade McGirt, Jason Henry, Cara Swift. Grade 3. Arkeria Dyer, Imani Wise, Sydney Bryan. Grade 4. Destiney Warfield, Breanna Poe, Jamond Lawrence, Nakira Wise. Grade 5. Scarlett Grunhard, Ashley Whatley, D'Keyra Robinson, Kelarra Robbins.
Gary Mathews will be the next superintendent of the Newton County School System. The Newton County Board of Education unanimously approved hiring Mathews by a 4-0 vote at an 8:30 a.m. special called meeting Thursday.
The place to be for lunch in Newton County Monday afternoon was the Montessori School of Covington. But not just everyone was invited; the annual luncheon was to honor those people in the community who make a difference, such as medical professionals, firefighters and members of law enforcement.
"Greater Tuna" the hilarious comedy about a group of citizens in the fictional town of Tuna, Texas comes to the GPC Newton stage Wednesday, March 24 through Sunday, March 28. Written by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears and Ed Howard, "Greater Tuna" is described as a "tour de force" in quick costume changes and romping humor, all delivered by just two actors, GPC student Michael Cave and Newton High School math and film instructor Laramy Wells.
For many Newton and Eastside high school students, there will be a major change in the 2010-2011 school year, namely, which high school they will be zoned to attend.
Oak Hill Elementary announces its honor roll for fall semester. All A's. Grade 5. Amber Bagley, Autumn Bagley, Nikki Betancourt, Mollie Cady, Natalie Carter, Alex Daniel, Abner Elliparambil, Michael Gray, Hannah Hinton, Kristian Hopson, Jessica Kilpatrick, Rebecca Kilpatrick, Julia McCartney, Destiny Stinehelfer, Trent Whitmire. Grade 4. Dakota Baker, Seth Carpenter, Madeline Doyle, Savannah Gonzalez, Gavin Grindle, Brittney Horn, Destiny Jackson, Morgan Hunter. Grade 3. Tiffany Albino, Kristopher Beveridge, Kaiya Bolton, Miranda Brunn, Braxton ...
Newton County's super speller, seventh-grader Caitlin Smith of Indian Creek Middle School, has earned a spot in the State Spelling Bee. Smith won the Indian Creek Spelling Bee, the Newton County School System Spelling Bee and was the runner?up in the regional spelling bee at Putnam County Elementary School in February. Her second place finish earned her a trip to the state competition ...
"Preparing students to be successful in the workplace is an all encompassing endeavor," proclaimed Dr. Steve Whatley, Superintendent of Schools, last fall, adding "It's more than the classroom. Students need something that will put them over the top; something to make them stand out; something to help assure success as they take their place in society." That statement ...
Nearly 100 outstanding high school seniors recently attended Georgia Southern University's second annual Southern Leadership Excellence Academics and Dedication (LEAD) Conference at its main campus in Statesboro. Throughout the day they attended leadership workshops, as well as toured the campus and residence halls
Parents at Newton High School have organized an academic booster club and are hoping to raise money to help students with various academic endeavors.
The Newton County Board of Education is one step closer to completing its new five-year facilities plan, and with the changes, it could infuse roughly $24 million into its building program from state participation.