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Henry County police arrest two in murder
Apr 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Common Core fight appears settled for now
Republican lawmakers appear to have settled a roiling fight over national education standards called Common Core. Some Republican lawmakers in Georgia and other states have pushed bills to block th...
March 20, 2014 08:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stellar Student: Locust Grove’s Excellent lives up to her name
When it comes to Locust Grove High School student Edney Excellent, teachers and supervisors agree that the 18-year-old senior lives up to her name. Earlier in the year, Excellent, daughter of Clair...
March 04, 2014 03:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eagle’s Landing High School boasts STAR student
Eagle’s Landing High School senior and former Neighbor athlete of the week Ashley Fleck was named Henry County’s Student Teacher Achievement Recognition student last week during an annual recogniti...
March 04, 2014 02:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Historic school to remain open in Stockbridge; public comment vital
The historic Smith Barnes Elementary School will remain open, the Henry County school board decided last week, following a counter-proposal from Superintendent Ethan Hildreth. “The superintendent r...
February 13, 2014 02:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deal to propose increase in education spending
Gov. Nathan Deal is set to propose a nearly $547 million increase in state education funding when he submits his budget proposal to state lawmakers. That's according to Deal's spokesman Brian Robin...
January 15, 2014 10:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bowler to become Henry County Schools superintendent in April
The Henry County school board voted at its December meeting to promote Assistant Superintendent for Administrative Services Rodney Bowler to superintendent of schools. Following the upcoming April ...
December 10, 2013 12:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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County schools get good news from state education department
The Georgia Department of Education released its list of 2013 Reward and Alert schools Nov. 12. This action is part of the state’s 2012 waiver from the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, which...
November 26, 2013 02:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stockbridge STEAM students get information, motivation
Last week, students in Stockbridge High School’s STEAM academy program participated in an interactive lecture by Dave Chatterjee, chairman of the Atlanta chapter of the Society for Information Mana...
November 19, 2013 05:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Finalists named for county’s superintendent position
Since Ethan Hildreth’s September announcement of his impending retirement in April, the Henry County Board of Education has been in the process of finding his successor.  The vacancy and expectatio...
November 19, 2013 04:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local parents, students oppose school redistricting
More than 200 students, parents and teachers came out last week to protest redistricting plans affecting Smith-Barnes, Cotton Indian and Stockbridge elementary schools and Eagle’s Landing and Union...
October 22, 2013 05:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry trails state, U.S. on SATs
Henry County trailed the state on the College Board’s SAT by 76 points, averaging a 1,376 score out of a possible 2,400. Results released Sept. 26 by the Georgia Department of Education showed stud...
October 08, 2013 03:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stellar Student: Malik Campbell
Malik Campbell, an eighth-grader at Dutchtown Middle School in Hampton, was student of the month for his class team in August. Now he is the stellar student pick for the Henry Neighbor for Septembe...
September 26, 2013 11:14 AM | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Average SAT scores flat in Georgia, nationwide
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's average score on this year's SAT college entrance exam was unchanged from last year, mirroring a national trend as scores were generally stagnant from the previous year. Na...
September 26, 2013 11:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local company helps school system recover from bus battery thefts
The transportation system for Henry County Schools is replacing some of the recently stolen school bus batteries thanks to Milton-based Exide Technologies. Director of Transportation Cliff Shearous...
September 12, 2013 12:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Governor recognizes Locust Grove teacher
Gov. Nathan Deal honored a Unity Grove Elementary first-grade teacher, Amanda Cavin, last Tuesday for winning a spot in the first round of the statewide Innovation in Teaching competition. Deal sai...
September 05, 2013 04:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Austin Road Middle welcomes new principal
Aug. 5 marked the start of the 2013-14 school year for Austin Road Middle School students and their new principal, Gabriel Wiley. Wiley, who most recently held the position of assistant principal a...
August 27, 2013 12:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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