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Hamman wins Coweta County Spelling Bee

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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. 17, 12:11 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. 17, 5:14 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



Poverty, health issues can limit student success

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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

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

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

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 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

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

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

Martin brings same enthusiasm to the other side of the desk

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


More Education

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

Fourth-grader wins holiday card design contest

Artwork by Nariyah Nolan, a fourth-grader at Ruth Hill Elementary School, will soon be brightening the holidays of nearly 2,000 people in the community. Dec. 17, 7:07 PM

Lee Middle quiz bowl team takes title

Lee Middle School’s quiz bowl team claimed first place at the recent Georgia State Junior Beta Club Convention in Savannah. Dec. 14, 10:35 PM

Thompson wins President’s Award at Valdosta State

Toni Janese Thompson of Newnan has been named the recipient of the Fall 2019 President's Award at Valdosta State. Dec. 14, 10:47 PM

Coweta School System recognized on AP Honor roll

​The Coweta County School System is among only five Georgia school districts to be recognized on the College Board’s 2019 AP Honor Roll. Jan. 03, 5:54 PM

Heritage places second in GISA State One-Act Competition

​The Heritage School’s Grove Theatre Company competed at the GISA State One-Act Competition recently and earned second place overall. Dec. 07, 10:28 PM

Third-grade author’s book to be published

Riley Allen, a third-grader at Ruth Hill Elementary School, is something few people his age can claim: a published author. Dec. 14, 10:17 PM

Old School

Roundabout route leads Griffin back to Glanton

It seemed like fate when she got the job and headed back to her old school. Nov. 29, 7:56 PM

Team Umi Zumis blow away competition to win balloon car race

There are times when being full of hot air is a good thing. Nov. 29, 7:53 PM


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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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NPD: Handing out donations, not citations

NPD: Handing out donations, not citations

In several gestures of peace and goodwill this week, the Newnan Police Department focused on rewarding the law-abiding citizens of Coweta.

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