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East Coweta High History Club hosts 9/11 program

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East Coweta High History Club hosts 9/11 program

Students who were not even born when the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, occurred now have a better understanding, thanks to the East Coweta High School History Club program. Sep. 22, 6:38 AM


UNG senior wins third place in research symposium

UNG senior wins third place in research symposium

​Bailey Bullard of Sharpsburg recently was recognized for her work during a summer research symposium. Sep. 10, 4:09 PM

Third grader publishes book about favorite football player

Third grader publishes book about favorite football player

Jaxon Lee Styles, a third grader at Ruth Hill Elementary School, is the latest young Coweta County author to publish a book. Sep. 21, 4:50 PM



Odyssey continues face-to-face; will close Friday for deep cleaning

Odyssey continues face-to-face; will close Friday for deep cleaning

On its best day, fifth grade math is no walk in the park. Teaching it also is difficult, especially in a pandemic classroom. Sep. 10, 3:40 PM

Kate’s Club offering free grief services for children, teens

Kate’s Club offering free grief services for children, teens

One in 13 Georgia youths have experienced the death of a parent, sibling or primary caregiver, and Kate’s Club is focused on helping them cope with their grief. Aug. 31, 4:57 PM

Start of school unhindered by major construction projects

Start of school unhindered by major construction projects

Nine schools in the Coweta County School System underwent “major construction” over the summer, but that didn’t affect the start of the 2021-22 academic year, Superintendent Evan Horton said. Aug. 24, 7:33 PM

Coweta Schools awarded nearly $300K in tech ed grants

Coweta Schools awarded nearly $300K in tech ed grants

Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education programs in the Coweta County School System will soon be getting a boost from a series of grants. Aug. 13, 4:29 PM

Odyssey Charter students return to school

Odyssey Charter students return to school

Students returned to Odyssey Charter School last week for face-to-face learning after what school officials called a long and difficult online year in 2020-21. Aug. 17, 6:09 PM

Smith named DECAL Scholar of the Year

Smith named DECAL Scholar of the Year

Quinecia Styles Smith of Newnan has been named the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning’s 2021-22 DECAL Technical College Scholar of the Year. Aug. 13, 2:48 PM

Blake Bass Middle School holds dedication ceremony

Blake Bass Middle School holds dedication ceremony

A dedication ceremony for the new Blake Bass Middle School, which opens this week, was held Sunday. Aug. 06, 5:52 PM

VFW essay contests now open to middle, high school students

VFW essay contests now open to middle, high school students

VFW Post 2667 in Newnan is once again sponsoring post-level patriotic essay contests for Coweta middle and high school students. Aug. 03, 2:40 PM


More Education

Education Briefs: Coweta students to Lead JSU trumpet line

Brandon Proffitt and Eric Geeter, both of Newnan, will help lead the Marching Southerners. Jul. 30, 6:35 PM

Coweta-Fayette EMC partners with Coweta Schools to host alternative energy summer adventure

The summer adventure provided a three-day experience for local teachers, specifically in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Jul. 27, 9:00 PM

Newest middle school named for retired superintendent Blake Bass

Coweta County’s newest school is named after the only native Cowetan to serve as superintendent since the city and county school systems merged in 1969. Jul. 28, 9:44 AM

Newnan High, Atkinson students will head back to tornado-damaged campuses

In August – less than five months after an EF4 tornado catastrophically damaged Newnan High School – approximately 1,600 students in grades 10-12 will be able to return to the NHS campus for classes. Jul. 26, 12:14 PM

School back in session Aug. 5

The Coweta County School System begins its new school year Thursday, Aug. 5. Jul. 26, 11:44 AM

New Coweta students urged to register

Parents of students who are new to the Coweta County School System are urged to register their children early for the upcoming school year Jul. 26, 11:34 AM

Newnan lab tech student awarded national scholarship

Newnan resident Rosanna Bowles, a Clinical Laboratory Technology student at West Georgia Technical College, has been awarded a national scholarship from the American Society of Clinical Pathology. Jul. 26, 12:00 PM

Canongate donates PTO seed money to Bass Middle

PTO board members from Canongate Elementary School recently donated seed money to start a PTO at the new Blake Bass Middle School. Jul. 19, 4:06 PM

Interactive 'Oregon Trail' experience comes to Coweta

The Newnan-Coweta Historical Society held an event last Tuesday night to teach families about the history of Coweta County. Jul. 15, 12:22 PM

Students learn STEM principles at Camp Invention Connect

​Coweta elementary and middle school students participated in Camp Invention Connect, a virtual science, technology, engineering and math camp. Jun. 23, 10:55 AM








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