Henry County sheriff’s deputies capture Okla. murder suspect
Oct 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Many colleges re-thinking sexual assault awareness
As freshmen descend on college campuses, they enter the “red zone” — a period between Labor Day and Thanksgiving during which they are most vulnerable to sexual assault. This year is different, tho...
September 11, 2014 10:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Educators: business partners will see return on investment
Henry County Superintendent Rodney Bowler and Locust Grove’s Strong Rock Christian School CEO Pat Stuart said last week there is a direct correlation between current trends in education and the suc...
August 20, 2014 12:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County schools, buses get upgrades
For the 2014-15 school year, students in Eagle’s Landing middle and high schools in McDonough and Henry County-wide school bus riders were greeted with new renovations and upgrades. Eagle’s Landing...
August 12, 2014 02:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry schools earn 100s on final standardized test
Several Henry County schools earned perfect scores on the final Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests taken in April by students in grades three through eight. All Tussahaw Elementary School third-...
July 23, 2014 01:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ola Middle student wins county’s first Harris leadership award
An eighth-grade Ola Middle School student is excelling in her leadership role with the National Beta Club, including winning the title of Georgia’s Junior Beta vice president. Taylor Johnson, 13, d...
July 23, 2014 01:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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School board to host millage rate hearing; plans no hike
The Henry County Board of Education will host one more meeting next week regarding the adoption of the millage rate for the 2014-15 school year before a final adoption vote is taken. There is no pr...
July 16, 2014 12:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Technical college officially opens Thursday
Henry County residents have a new option for higher education with a new building and expansions at the campus of Southern Crescent Technical College, located off of Ga. 81 and Tomlinson Street at ...
July 15, 2014 03:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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State end-of-course test results show positive trend; math still lags
UPDATE Aug. 5: System scores in charts; school scores online. Georgia students improved their performances on six out of the eight 2014 end-of-course tests compared to last year, according to data ...
July 15, 2014 02:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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County beats state in final CRCT results
Henry County Schools beat the state in all areas and grades on the Criterion-Referenced Competency Test results released last month by the Georgia Department of Education.  “The scores show even mo...
July 09, 2014 10:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ga. students struggle on algebra, geometry tests
Georgia students continue to struggle with tougher math exams. State education officials released the results on Wednesday. About 65 percent of Georgia students didn't meet state standards for anal...
July 02, 2014 12:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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School board approves $318M budget
The best news educators in Henry County have heard in the past several years was delivered during the Henry County school board meeting June 9. The five board members voted unanimously to approve a...
June 17, 2014 01:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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School year wraps up for Henry County
Henry County Schools Superintendent Rodney Bowler and spokesman J.D. Hardin said there were both successes and challenges in the 2013-14 school year. The student population broke the 41,000 thresho...
June 03, 2014 02:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County graduations calendar
Dutchtown Friday 7:30 p.m. Hampton Eagle’s Landing Friday 7 p.m. McDonough Henry County Friday 7 p.m. McDonough Locust Grove Friday 7 p.m. Locust Grove Luella Friday 8:30 p.m. Locust Grove Ola Frid...
May 20, 2014 02:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County valedictorians, salutatorians
Dutchtown: Briana Young,Taylor Moody Eagle’s Landing: Ashley Fleck, Harsh V. Patel Henry County: Dinah B. Gibson, Jessica Idaewor Locust Grove: Skyler Smith, Marissa Fidler Luella: Nicole Yingst, J...
May 20, 2014 02:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodland valedictorian a high achiever
Woodland High School valedictorian Kyle Haney credits hard work, focus and an interest in a wide array of subjects and activities as factors in his academic success. The 17-year-old Stockbridge res...
May 20, 2014 01:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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2+2=What? Parents rail against Common Core math
An Iowa woman jokingly calls it "Satan's handiwork." A California mom says she's broken down in tears. A Pennsylvania parent says it "makes my blood boil." What could be so horrible? Grade-school m...
May 15, 2014 12:34 PM | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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