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Ruth Hill students show appreciation for local firefighters

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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. 20, 4:09 PM


Odyssey Charter principal honored at KSU

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 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



USG expands access to student mental health support services

USG expands access to student mental health support services

​The University System of Georgia has launched a comprehensive plan to significantly expand student mental health services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nov. 20, 10:10 AM

Georgia school board moves to wipe out year-end test grades

Georgia school board moves to wipe out year-end test grades

Year-end standardized tests for Georgia public schools are poised to count for zero this school year. Nov. 19, 1:57 PM

East Coweta’s Elizabeth Thompson honored by VFW

East Coweta’s Elizabeth Thompson honored by VFW

Elizabeth Thompson of East Coweta High School recently was named winner of the Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award for High School. Nov. 20, 7:28 PM

Lee Middle’s Doonan wins VFW Teacher Award

Lee Middle’s Doonan wins VFW Teacher Award

Commander Jeff Bouchard of VFW Post 2667 presents the Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award to First Place Middle School Teacher Jennifer Doonan at Lee Middle School. Nov. 19, 12:01 PM

Voice of Democracy contest winner honored

Voice of Democracy contest winner honored

East Coweta High School student Minji Lee was the first place post winner in the Voice of Democracy audio essay contest for VFW Post 2667. Nov. 19, 11:57 AM

Griffin wins Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest

Griffin wins Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest

Lee Middle School student Lauren Griffin recently was named first place winner at the post level in the Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest for VFW Post 2667. Nov. 19, 11:55 AM

Jaelah White recognized by VFW

Jaelah White recognized by VFW

VFW Post 2667 recently recognized Jaelah White of Lee Middle School with a certificate for placing second at the post level in the Patriot's Pen Essay Contest. Nov. 19, 11:53 AM

Madras names winners in Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest

Madras names winners in Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest

VFW Post 2667 and Auxiliary presented awards to students at Madras Middle School for their participation in the Patriot's Pen Essay Contest. Nov. 19, 11:51 AM


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Evans winners named in Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest

VFW Post 2667 and Auxiliary recently honored Evans Middle School’s winners of the Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest. Nov. 19, 11:48 AM

School calendars approved for 2021-22, 2022-23

​The next two school years will follow the same pattern as the past several years after the Coweta County Board of Education approved academic calendars for 2021-22 and 2022-23. Nov. 19, 12:10 PM

Central Christian Patriot’s Pen winners honored

​VFW Post 2667 and Auxiliary recently presented awards to Central Christian School’s winners in the annual Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest. Nov. 12, 1:53 PM

Horton gives update on school year at Kiwanis

​Coweta County School Superintendent Evan Horton spoke to the Kiwanis Club of Newnan Tuesday to give an update on the system’s COVID-19 challenges and successes. Nov. 15, 1:38 PM

What to know before the November SATs

​There are approximately 312,000 students registered for the Nov. 7 SAT and SAT Subject Tests administration. Nov. 03, 4:06 PM

8-year-old raises more than $1,800 to spread gift of learning

Thanks to Ruth Hill Elementary School student Isabella “Izzy” McMillan, 10 of her schoolmates will be able to participate in Camp Invention in December. Oct. 22, 2:39 PM

Georgia school chief pitches plan to slice away year-end tests

“We cannot return to the status quo of over-testing and hyper-accountability,” said State School Superintendent Richard Woods. Oct. 27, 3:23 PM

Georgia students surpass national average on ACT

Georgia’s class of 2020 continued a now half-decade trend of outpacing the nation on the ACT, with the state’s average score increasing as the national average dropped. Oct. 16, 6:22 PM

New middle school to be named for former superintendent

Coweta County’s newest school, set to open in August of 2021, will be Blake Bass Middle School. Nov. 07, 2:14 PM

Ruth Hill K-Kids show appreciation to bus drivers

​Ruth Hill Elementary School K-Kids, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Newnan, recently showed appreciation to their bus drivers. Oct. 20, 5:22 PM






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