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BOE increases budget

Around this time each year the board of education (BOE) reviews and, if appropriate, adjusts the Newton County School System’s (NCSS) annual budget. According ...

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Piedmont Academy robotics team advances

The Piedmont Academy Robotics Team came in first place in the robot performance portion of the Georgia BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science, and Technology) Robotics Competition ...

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Two NCSS students selected for state superintendent’s student advisory council

Two NCSS students selected for state superintendent’s student advisory council

Two Newton County School System high school students have been selected to serve on Georgia School Superintendent Richard Woods’ 2016-2017 Student Advisory Council. Of the ...

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NCSS graduation rate improves, tops state

The Newton County School System’s (NCSS) four-year cohort graduation rate increased by two percentage points from 2015 to 2016 moving the system up to ...

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GPTC’S Kye Haymore named president-elect for National Association

GPTC’S Kye Haymore named president-elect for National Association

Kye Haymore has been teaching paralegal studies courses at Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GPTC) for 10 years. Seven years ago, she joined, and almost immediately ...

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Newton High’s Jason Smith is a Grammy semifinalist

Newton High’s Jason Smith is a Grammy semifinalist

At the beginning of the 2015-2016 school year Francene Breakfield, head counselor at Newton High School, approached band instructor Jason Smith with a few questions ...

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‘Rosenwald’ shown at Oxford

‘Rosenwald’ shown at Oxford

Aviva Kempner presented her documentary “Rosenwald” to students and Newton County residents Wednesday.

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A conversation with Douglas Hicks, Dean for Oxford College

A conversation with Douglas Hicks, Dean for Oxford College

Douglas Hicks, Dean for Oxford College of Emory University, has been on the job for about three months now. He recently talked to the Covington ...

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Two students recognized by Newton County BOE

Two students recognized by Newton County BOE

Ralph Brown and Zachary Fallah, juniors at Eastside and Newton high schools, respectively, were recently selected to serve on Georgia State School Superintendent Richard Woods ...

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Jasmine Moore Receives the Howard S. and Marie H. Starks Scholarship

Georgia State’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business hosts an Honors Day Celebration every spring recognizing the college's brightest students. This year's ...

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