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Atkinson Elementary goes to college

Rebecca Leftwich / The Newnan Times-Herald

Atkinson Elementary goes to college

While many parents of Atkinson Elementary students dream of sending their children to college, they likely didn’t dream it would happen this week. Apr. 14, 12:02 PM


Patrons of the Nixon Centre plant seeds to Grow the Arts

Patrons of the Nixon Centre plant seeds to Grow the Arts

The Patrons of the Nixon Centre are working hard to develop programs to support the Coweta County School System’s fine arts teachers and students. Apr. 14, 12:02 PM

Coweta 4-H’ers place in state dairy judging contest

Coweta 4-H’ers place in state dairy judging contest

​Twenty-six youth participated in the Georgia 4-H State Dairy Judging Contest on March 26 at the University of Georgia Teaching Dairy in Winterville. Apr. 06, 3:24 PM



Third grader at Ruth Hill earns gifted student award

Third grader at Ruth Hill earns gifted student award

​Izzy McMillan, a third grade student at Ruth Hill Elementary School, was recently awarded Distinguished Elementary Gifted Student of 2021 from the Georgia Association for Gifted Children. Apr. 09, 5:12 PM

NHS to finish year virtually; Atkinson moving to WGTC

NHS to finish year virtually; Atkinson moving to WGTC

​Newnan High School students are headed home and Atkinson Elementary School is headed to college. Apr. 02, 12:11 PM

Senoia Optimist Club conducts essay contest

Senoia Optimist Club conducts essay contest

​The annual essay contest is one of three opportunities middle and high school students have each year to win scholarship funds sponsored by Optimist International. Apr. 02, 4:44 PM

COGNIA Team gives Coweta Schools highest marks

COGNIA Team gives Coweta Schools highest marks

​In recommending five-year reaccreditation for the Coweta County School System, a team for the Cognia accreditation organization has given Coweta Schools one of its highest possible rankings of school and school system effectiveness. Mar. 24, 9:56 AM

State school superintendent gives update on Milestones testing

State school superintendent gives update on Milestones testing

​Georgia School Superintendent Richard Woods said on Feb. 22, all states received information from the U.S. Department of Education regarding assessment, accountability and reporting requirements for the 2020-21 school year. Mar. 09, 1:09 PM

Coweta County MGEV Scholarship applications open

Coweta County MGEV Scholarship applications open

​The Coweta County Master Gardener Extension Volunteers will be awarding $1,000 scholarships to students who wish to pursue or are pursuing a degree in horticulture, agriculture, environmental science or a related subject. Mar. 02, 4:22 PM

Education Briefs

Education Briefs

Many Cowetans recently were awarded degrees and academic honors. Feb. 26, 5:09 PM

Pre-K summer transition program offered

Pre-K summer transition program offered

​The Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning will again offer a six-week intensive academic program this summer for rising kindergarteners who meet certain criteria. Feb. 26, 5:00 PM


More Education

Ga. pre-K Teacher of the Year applications open

The Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning is seeking applications for Georgia pre-K program teachers of the year for 2021-22. Feb. 26, 5:01 PM

Ruth Hill student awarded leadership medallion

​Ruth Hill Elementary School student Izzy McMillan was recently awarded the Mel Hayden Student Leadership Medallion. Mar. 01, 10:10 PM

Odyssey students make Valentine’s Day cards for seniors

​Students at Odyssey Charter School made Valentine’s Day cards for residents at Wesley Woods and Benton House. Mar. 13, 9:29 AM

Coweta 4-H’ers compete in statewide virtual archery contest

​More than 300 youth from 25 counties participated in the 2021 Georgia 4-H Virtual Archery Contest this year, including eight 4-H’ers from Coweta. Feb. 09, 4:38 PM

Education Briefs

Cowetans complete degrees, earn academic honors. Feb. 08, 4:27 PM

4-H Horse Quiz Bowl Teams will advance to state competition

​After the Coweta County 4-H Horse Quiz Bowl Teams showed out in the 2021 Horse Quiz Bowl Qualifier on Jan. 23, both teams will advance to the state competition. Feb. 05, 4:13 PM

Kindergarten registration now open for Coweta Schools

​Kindergarten registration is now open for the Coweta County School System. Feb. 16, 4:25 PM

Poplar Road reports increase in COVID-19 infections

Poplar Road Elementary School is currently monitoring increased COVID-19 activity among staff and students at the school. Feb. 02, 7:33 PM

Landmark senior earns Eagle Scout rank

​Sam Maxwell of Sharpsburg, a senior at Landmark Christian School, has been awarded the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in the Scouting organization. Feb. 02, 4:20 PM

Georgia Audubon offers digital resources during pandemic

​Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Georgia Audubon is continuing to offer digital resources for bird and nature lovers across Georgia. Feb. 02, 7:48 PM









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