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Royston Memorial Scholarship Fund seeking donors, applicants

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Royston Memorial Scholarship Fund seeking donors, applicants

Kevin and Nicole Royston will be honoring the lives of their sons Kahlil and Joshua, who passed away in 2019, with a scholarship offered to five Newnan High School seniors. Feb. 21, 4:48 PM


Young named Georgia VFW Teacher of the Year

Young named Georgia VFW Teacher of the Year

East Coweta High School social studies teacher Levi Young has been named the Georgia Veterans of Foreign Wars High School Teacher of the Year. Feb. 18, 7:54 PM

Ruth Hill celebrates Black History Month

Ruth Hill celebrates Black History Month

Ruth Hill Elementary School students paid their respects during the school’s Black History Month celebration Friday. Feb. 16, 8:45 AM



CEC interns to direct Musiki Flow documentary

CEC interns to direct Musiki Flow documentary

Sean Gannon and Mai Brown say music brings people together, and Musiki Flow is a perfect example. Feb. 07, 6:49 PM

Early kindergarten registration starts Feb. 3

Parents can register their children for Coweta County School System kindergarten classes for the 2020-21 school year starting Feb. 3. Jan. 25, 9:19 PM

UGA to offer high school students paid research internships

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UGA to offer high school students paid research internships

Do you know a high school student who is interested in science and craves a hands-on learning environment? Jan. 31, 6:42 PM

GED alternative being piloted

GED alternative being piloted

A new program piloted by five schools in the Technical College System of Georgia will offer a credit-based alternative to the General Equivalency Diploma (GED). Jan. 21, 8:04 PM

2019-20 Honor Rolls - Second Term

Schools in Coweta County have released their second-term honor rolls for the 2019-20 school year. For a full list of honor students by school and grade, click on the links below. Jan. 30, 4:16 PM

Dual enrollment ‘Option B’ info session Jan. 29

Dual enrollment ‘Option B’ info session Jan. 29

A meeting about dual enrollment "Option B" will be held at CEC on Wednesday, Jan. 29 at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 17, 5:49 PM

Divine Nine Leadership Program participants study government

Divine Nine Leadership Program participants study government

Students involved in the Divine Nine Student Leadership Program at Ruth Hill Elementary School recently had a chance to explore Newnan City Hall Jan. 17, 5:51 PM

Hamman wins Coweta County Spelling Bee

Hamman wins Coweta County Spelling Bee

It was “camouflage” and “embroidery” for the win as Lee Middle School’s Chase Hamman claimed the Coweta County Spelling Bee title Thursday. Jan. 25, 9:17 PM


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Education Issues to Watch

Poverty, health issues can limit student success

Children often struggle in school for reasons unrelated to the quality of their academic instruction, experts say. Jan. 13, 11:11 AM

PBS KIDS Writers Contest open to grades K-3

Students in grades K-3 can submit original, illustrated stories to Georgia Public Broadcasting’s PBS KIDS Writers Contest through March 20. Jan. 17, 12:13 PM

11 Coweta teachers awarded grants for innovative classroom projects

Students in the Coweta County School System will soon be taking part in enhanced learning opportunities, thanks to their teachers’ “Bright Ideas.” Jan. 13, 10:55 AM

GaDOE honors Coweta Schools special education

The Georgia Department of Education recently recognized the Coweta County School System for 100 percent compliance in all monitoring areas. Jan. 03, 5:50 PM

Newnan named Breakout High School

Newnan High School has been named a Breakout High School by the Georgia Association of Secondary School Principals (GASSP). Jan. 03, 5:50 PM

CSI: Madras

Dr. Jeff Salyards, an analyst at Compass Scientific Consulting, visited Caren Peterson’s eighth-grade REACH Physical Science class at Madras Middle School on Dec. 20 to teach students about DNA analysis. Dec. 29, 10:59 PM

Walker, Harris win Odyssey holiday art contest

Yara Walker and Emily Harris were named winners of Odyssey Charter School’s annual art contest. Dec. 27, 5:43 PM

Going Old School

Martin brings same enthusiasm to the other side of the desk

The newest kindergarten teacher at The Heritage School is also is a Heritage School graduate. Dec. 28, 5:24 PM

Newnan High bands present winter concerts

Newnan High School’s bands rang in the Christmas season last week with a musical gift to the community. Dec. 21, 2:31 PM

Glanton third-graders present 3D designs to school board

​Glanton Elementary School students presented 3D models they made as part of a social studies lesson to the Board of Education at its December meeting. Dec. 20, 4:38 PM


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Deadly Home Invasion on Bethlehem Church Road

Deadly Home Invasion on Bethlehem Church Road

The home invasion occurred on Bethlehem Church Road around 9:30 p.m. when four suspects reportedly entered the home and made demands before leaving the home, according to the victim's mother.

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Movers, Shakers, and History Makers: Blue Cole

Movers, Shakers, and History Makers: Blue Cole

Sharpsburg Mayor Blue Cole says his hometown is a fast-growing area with the potential to become a vibrant, active community with a small-town feel.

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Movers, Shakers, and History Makers: Mayor Keith Brady

Movers, Shakers, and History Makers: Mayor Keith Brady

Mayor Keith Brady looks back on the last ten years of Newnan's history and what's in store for the next ten.

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