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Public meetings on redistricting set for Oct. 1, Oct. 3

Coweta County Schools

Public meetings on redistricting set for Oct. 1, Oct. 3

A possible realignment of the East Coweta and Northgate high school attendance zones will be the subject of public input sessions Oct. 1 and Oct. 3. Sep. 20, 10:58 PM


Coweta on-time graduation rate climbs to 86.9 percent

Coweta on-time graduation rate climbs to 86.9 percent

The four-year graduation rate for Coweta County School System high school increased to 86.9 percent for 2019. Sep. 21, 6:16 AM

Three Wolves land internships with Enterprise Holdings Inc.

Three Wolves land internships with Enterprise Holdings Inc.

Finding employment after graduation can be difficult, but it may have just gotten a little easier for three University of West Georgia students. Sep. 20, 8:52 AM



Western Elementary students present science labs to school board

Western Elementary students present science labs to school board

​Western Elementary School fifth graders presented what they have learned in their science labs to the Coweta County School Board at their meeting on Tuesday night. Sep. 20, 6:13 PM

Arbor Springs’ ‘Little Free Library’ is open for business

Arbor Springs’ ‘Little Free Library’ is open for business

Arbor Springs Elementary School has a new incentive to get their students reading: the addition of a “Little Free Library.” Sep. 15, 6:55 AM

Keep Newnan Beautiful debuts outdoor classroom

Keep Newnan Beautiful debuts outdoor classroom

​Newnan kids now have an educational outdoor play area in downtown. Sep. 11, 6:34 AM

Local Scout builds ball pit for Brooks

Local Scout builds ball pit for Brooks

​A local Scout recently built a ga-ga ball pit for Brooks Elementary School as his Eagle Scout Project. Aug. 22, 6:43 AM

East Coweta band holds car wash fundraiser

East Coweta band holds car wash fundraiser

​On Aug. 10 the East Coweta Marching Indians held their annual fall car wash. The car washes were free, but they accepted donations. Aug. 25, 3:31 AM

Northgate launches Student Ambassador Program

Northgate launches Student Ambassador Program

​Northgate High School recently began their first year participating in the Georgia Secretary of State Student Ambassador Program. Aug. 17, 6:05 PM

Accreditation team gives Odyssey high marks

Odyssey Charter School in Newnan recently completed its accreditation audit with AdvancEd, and evaluators gave the school a glowing review. Aug. 11, 1:11 AM

Tutoring program to hold open house Aug. 15

The Cam Newton Foundation’s Tutorial Program will hold an open house at Zion’s Community House on Thursday, Aug. 15 at 6 p.m. Aug. 11, 1:09 AM


More Education

Use extra care driving as students return to school this week

The Coweta County School System urges Coweta drivers to take extra time and care when students head back to school Monday, Aug. 5. Aug. 03, 1:10 PM

New year begins Monday, Aug. 5

Coweta Schools to hold orientation Aug. 2

​Students in the Coweta County School System will get a chance to explore their classrooms and meet their teachers during orientation on Friday, Aug. 2. Jul. 23, 6:55 PM

Education Briefs

Honors, accolades and events in the local education community. Jul. 19, 4:27 PM

Student STARs prep for ‘Wizard of Oz’

​Nearly 40 students from all three Coweta high schools are preparing to perform “The Wizard of Oz” at the end of the month. Jul. 12, 4:57 PM

New student registration ongoing through summer

Parents of students who are new to the Coweta County School System are encouraged to avoid the last-minute rush by registering their children early for school. Jul. 19, 4:18 PM

Coweta Association of Retired Educators named Unit of Distinction

The Coweta Association of Retired Educators earned the Unit of Distinction Award from the Georgia Retired Educators Association. Jun. 29, 10:15 PM

2018-19 Honor Rolls - Fourth Term

Schools in Coweta County have released their third-term honor rolls for the 2018-19 school year. Jun. 19, 10:59 PM

CEC TriBots team competes in Savannah

The Central Educational Center’s TriBots robotics team recently participated in the MATE-ROV in Savannah. Jun. 22, 10:18 PM

Summer improvements at Coweta schools are underway

​The school board unanimously voted to approve the $23,000 replacement of a gas line at Newnan High School as part of a re-roofing project. Jun. 12, 8:22 PM

Stitching Seams for Success

Fifth-graders’ project helps autistic students

Fifth-graders Kaitlyn Adamson and Brooklyn Dudley began working on weighted lap pads for the six students in Ruth Hill’s autism class last fall. Jun. 14, 4:30 PM


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District 71 Debate

District 71 Debate

District 71 candidate forum, held at Central Education Center. Video presented by NuLink/WOW! and CEC

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NFD Station 4 nears completion

NFD Station 4 nears completion

Station 4 will help alleviate the call volume received to Station 1 in downtown Newnan, which handles 54 percent of all calls inside the city limits and accounts for 16 percent of calls to all fire stations, including city and county.

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Movers, Shakers and History Makers: Dr. Joel Richardson

Movers, Shakers and History Makers: Dr. Joel Richardson

Dr. Joel Richardson talks about his career as a pastor, living in Newnan, and shares a few good Gandy stories too.

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