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Bennett named principal of Blake Bass Middle School

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Bennett named principal of Blake Bass Middle School

The Coweta County Board of Education has named Dr. Cindy Bennett principal of the new Blake Bass Middle School. Jan. 15, 11:39 PM


Ga. to give teachers, school staff bonuses

Ga. to give teachers, school staff bonuses

Georgia will provide a one-time, $1,000 bonus payment to every K-12 public school teacher and staff member in the state. Jan. 16, 8:23 AM

K-12 public schools set for $1.7 billion in new COVID-19 aid in Georgia

K-12 public schools set for $1.7 billion in new COVID-19 aid in Georgia

Georgia public schools are set to receive about $1.7 billion in federal COVID-19 aid as part of a second round of relief spending Congress passed last month. Jan. 14, 2:56 PM



School board holds GSBA board training

School board holds GSBA board training

​The Coweta County Board of Education participated in whole board governance team training Thursday. Jan. 13, 10:52 AM

Georgia schools gain option to gut year-end tests amid COVID-19 pandemic

Georgia schools gain option to gut year-end tests amid COVID-19 pandemic

“We must ensure students and teachers are not penalized for circumstances beyond their control.” Dec. 22, 10:38 PM

Application deadline for UGA Young Scholars Program is Jan. 31

Application deadline for UGA Young Scholars Program is Jan. 31

Do you know a high school student who is interested in science and craves a hands-on learning environment? Dec. 18, 5:24 PM

CBMS provides Christmas gifts for 29 children

CBMS provides Christmas gifts for 29 children

The Carolyn Barron Montessori School recently partnered with the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Program. Dec. 18, 5:18 PM

A very Grinchy Christmas

A very Grinchy Christmas

A special visitor helped the kids get in the holiday spirit. Dec. 18, 5:13 PM

Education Briefs

Education Briefs

The Coweta County Master Gardener Extension Volunteer Scholarship Committee recently announced that the MGEVs will be awarding $1,000 scholarships to local students. Dec. 11, 5:33 PM

School board sets 2021 meeting dates

School board sets 2021 meeting dates

The Coweta County Board of Education set meeting dates for 2021 at its meeting Tuesday. Dec. 09, 4:10 PM

Odyssey selects Christmas card design winners

Odyssey selects Christmas card design winners

​Each year during the holiday season, Odyssey Charter School students create artwork and compete to have their art featured on Odyssey’s annual Christmas card. Dec. 08, 3:34 PM


More Education

Davis wins VFW Elementary Teacher Award

VFW Post 2667 Commander Jeff Bouchard recently presented a certificate and a check to Keri Davis. Dec. 05, 1:01 PM

Egecrone wins ECMS essay contest

​Jayden Egecrone of East Coweta Middle School was recently recognized by VFW Post 2667. Dec. 05, 12:57 PM

CARE will host annual Christmas Bazaar Dec. 8

​If you are “shopping small” this season, stop by the Christmas Bazaar hosted by Coweta Association of Retired Educators on Dec. 8 from 2 to 5:30 p.m. at Royal Baptist Church, 70 Mayo Royal Industrial Drive, in Newnan. Dec. 04, 4:57 PM

Ruth Hill student selected for youth service award

​Ruth Hill Elementary School student, Isabella “Izzy” McMillan, was recently awarded the second annual Carol D. Reiser Youth Service Award for raising over $1,800 in Camp Invention Connect scholarships for 10 classmates. Dec. 18, 5:22 PM

Local companies donate bottled water for White Oak students

​Two local companies recently partnered to provide bottled water for students at White Oak Elementary School. Dec. 03, 5:34 PM

Hannon named WGTC interim president

​Technical College System of Georgia Commissioner Greg Dozier announced Wednesday his appointment of Pat Hannon as West Georgia Technical College’s interim president. Dec. 02, 4:11 PM

Odyssey Charter principal honored at KSU

Principal Scot Hooper of Odyssey Charter School has been named an Outstanding Scholar Award recipient by Kennesaw State University. Nov. 20, 7:24 PM

VFW recognizes essay winners at ECMS

VFW Post 2667 recently presented awards at East Coweta Middle School to two Patriot's Pen winners. Nov. 20, 7:16 PM

Newnan Crossing’s Davis wins VFW Teacher Award

VFW Post 2667 Commander Jeff Bouchard recently presented a certificate and a check to Keri Davis. Nov. 20, 7:14 PM

Ruth Hill students show appreciation for local firefighters

Ruth Hill Elementary School students in the BETA and K-Kids clubs recently showed their appreciation for local firefighters. Nov. 25, 8:00 PM






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