A number of educators in the Atlanta Public Schools cheating scandal turned themselves in to the Fulton County Jail this week, following an indictment filed in the Fulton Superior Court on March 29.
Budget season is around the corner for many organizations and though the Newton County School System has not released its official budget for the 2013-2014 school year, officials are predicting a nearly $3 million deficit for the 2014-2015 school year.
Applications for the next Newton County School System superintendent are under review this week, as the Newton County Board of Education has scheduled three days of executive session in orders to trim down the list of applicants.
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.
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.
The list of 51 applicants has been narrowed down to three in the search for a new superintendent for the Newton County School System.