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Henry County school board trumps Georgia in educator raises
The Henry County School System is ahead of the curve when it comes to rewarding workers with tangible forms of appreciation. Seven months before Gov. Nathan Deal in his state of the state address a...
January 29, 2016 04:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County Schools to host annual teacher job fair
Henry County Schools is set to hold its annual certified teacher job fair Feb. 5 from 9 a.m. to noon at Hampton High School, 795 Hampton-Locust Grove Road in Hampton. Each year, hundreds of teacher...
January 28, 2016 02:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County Schools to host last listening session Thursday
Henry County Schools leaders are set to again welcome community members to the fifth installment of the Leadership Listens series this month. The meeting will take place at Locust Grove High School...
January 27, 2016 05:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County school system campaigns for fifth e-SPLOST round
Early voting starts Feb. 8 for the fifth round of Henry County’s education special purpose local option sales tax; the deadline to register to vote is Feb. 1. Supporters include the Henry Council f...
January 21, 2016 01:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County School System to celebrate summer program finalists
The Henry County School System will celebrate 75 of the top sophomores and juniors in the school system Thursday with a reception at 6 p.m. and a program at 7 p.m. at Henry County High School prior...
January 20, 2016 06:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County students of the month excel on the job
The Henry County School System’s work-based learning initiative is dedicated to providing high school students with valuable work experience and career guidance, school system spokesman J.D. Hardin...
January 06, 2016 07:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County school board deemed ‘exemplary’
Henry County is now home to an exemplary school board as awarded by the Georgia School Boards Association during its recent state conference in Atlanta. “This marks the highest honor any board of e...
January 05, 2016 09:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County business can help future hires be more 'effective'
Donna Tidwell of ReMax Advantage, with partner Dodie Beauchamp part of the Dodie and Donna real estate team, said last week they have invested $1,320 – $55 for each of 24 closings since May – in th...
December 14, 2015 12:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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First results from Georgia Milestones show district, school dips
The Georgia Department of Education recently released district- and school-level results scores from the 2014-15 administration of Georgia Milestones. The categories are Beginning, Developing, Prof...
December 07, 2015 03:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County residents up for Southern Crescent Tech award
Griffin-based Southern Crescent Technical College recently announced 24 nominees for its Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership. “The annual GOAL program recognizes students who possess excellenc...
November 17, 2015 04:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County grad rate increases to mid-80s
More students graduated from the Henry County School System last year as shown by graduation figures released by the Georgia Department of Education Nov. 9. The latest numbers indicate a graduation...
November 15, 2015 07:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Southern Crescent Tech to give McDonough students free driver’s ed
Southern Crescent Technical College recently received a $25,190 grant from the Georgia Driver’s Education Commission to support driver education programs in the local area, including McDonough. The...
November 11, 2015 04:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodland High's Barnett is Henry County teacher of the year
Sarah Barnett, AP English literature and composition teacher at Woodland High School, was named teacher of the year for the Henry County School System last week during the annual Harvest of Heroes ...
October 28, 2015 04:19 PM | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Model water tower contest starts today in Stockbridge
Students started competing today at Woodland Middle School in Stockbridge to see who can build the most efficient and ingenious model water tower. The fourth annual contest is put on by the Georgia...
October 23, 2015 04:02 PM | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County teacher of the year semifinalists announced
The Henry County School System made surprise announcements to six teachers on Sept. 28 to let them know they are semifinalists for the school system’s top teaching award. “District administrators m...
October 09, 2015 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stockbridge HS booster club efforts finance high cost of football
On a recent night at 11:45 p.m., the phone rang at the home of Stockbridge Touchdown Booster Club secretary Fifi Harris. Although the Stockbridge High School administrative assistant had to be at t...
October 07, 2015 11:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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