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.
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.
The Newton County Board of Education approved its 2013-14 school system budget, but transportation for alternative school Ombudsman remained a topic of discussion at the board's Tuesday meeting.
Newton County School System school officials, employees and members of the community stopped by the Newton County Board of Education building Tuesday to thank outgoing superintendent Gary Mathews for his years of services as an educator and with the NCSS, and the new superintendent of schools was sworn in shortly after.
Mercer University has named Mary Lathem of Covington one of nine Stamps Leadership Scholars. The prestigious Stamps Scholars program is funded by the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation Inc. "Students selected to be part of the Stamps program are of excellent character and demonstrate the desire to combine research and service learning and to use their gifts and talents to solve many of the world's problems," said Dr. Penny Elkins, senior vice president for enrollment management. ...
Officials with the Georgia Department of Education recently announced that they've developed courses for a new education model geared toward helping students find potential career paths, and the framework will require all ninth-graders to choose a "career pathway" as they begin high school.
Newton County Board of Education members will hold a combined work session and board meeting June 25 at which they're expected to approve the final budget for the 2013-14 school year and honor outgoing superintendent Gary Mathews.
The Newton County School System has announced parents' options to transfer students for the 2013-2014 school year.
Two plus two doesn't equal four anymore. At least that's what Susan Hale, a nontraditional college student, believes now that she has gone back to school to finish her college degree with hopes of becoming a dental hygienist.
You can help three of Newton County's schools win up to $20,000 by voting for their video entries in the Big Lots "Lots2Give" program, or by donating money while shopping at Big Lots.
Second Semester Fourth grade All A's: Esther Adewumi, Sydney Brown, Jonathon Custer, Jordan Green, Leianice Heron, Kayla Jenkins, Autumn Milford, Katelyn Milligan, Charlie Nelson, Brennen Reilly, Rafael Soria, Shelby Stallings and Allison Stamatellos. Fourth grade All A/B's: Nichole Beaver, Tyler Blake, Emmaley Brown, Abigail Chavez, Katelyn Costanza, Trista Crumbley, Zaria Curry, William Day, Scott Escatel, Abbie Farino, Stohnii George, Clark Hanson, TJ Hardley, Jevonte Henry, Megan Hinzman, McKenzie Hollingshed, Jaydon Hudson, Daylan ...
Fourth grade All A's: Ally Arp, Jada Harrison, Ray Holt, Chapman Jordan, Dylan Kearney, Kadie Methvin, Lillian Oftedal, Jett Rawls, Mya Thomas and Josie Volkart. Fourth grade All A/B's: Anna Bates, Hailee Bell, Raven Branch, Cameron Callaway, Zack Cason, David Castillo, Jonathan Dennard, Madison DeRosa, Kaila Gatt, Erek Graham, Aryanna Mays, Otto McConico, Rebekah Mull, Layla Musgrove, Jayden Oats, Chase Osborn, Austin Plunkett, Halei Reid, Cole Rowland, Mynek Royalston, Chyanne Smith, Alexus Stevenson and Carlie ...
The following students were named to the Honor Roll at Livingston Elementary School for the spring semester:
The following students were named to the Honor Roll at Newton County Theme School at Ficquett:
The following students were named to the Honor Roll at Middle Ridge Elementary School for the 2012-2013 school year:
The following students were named to the Honor Roll at Porterdale Elementary School for the spring 2013 semester:
Several teachers are learning about schoolyard ecology and how to teach their students more about science and all that nature has to offer as they attend a hands-on professional development seminar this week at Oxford College.