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Tri-Cities junior to rep Georgia at Boston medical meet
Tri-Cities High School junior Ashley Myrick is set to represent Georgia at the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in June, a three-day convention in Boston hosted by the National Academy of Future ...
February 12, 2016 12:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton school board names sole superintendent finalist
Fulton County Board of Education Friday announced it has named Philip D. Lanoue, Ph.D., as its sole finalist for the system’s next superintendent. Lanoue, currently the superintendent of Clarke Cou...
February 05, 2016 10:46 AM | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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College Park teacher nominated for national life changer of year award
Savanah Forsythe, a sixth- and seventh-grade science teacher at Main Street Academy in College Park, has been nominated for the 2015-16 national Life Changer of the Year award. Sponsored by the Nat...
February 02, 2016 05:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton educators may not see Gov. Deal’s pay raises
Gov. Nathan deal wants to give Georgia teachers a raise. He has proposed allocating $300 million to increase pay for teachers in the state. But Fulton County Schools spokeswoman Susan Hale said the...
January 28, 2016 01:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County schools, government fight childhood obesity
The Fulton County department of health and wellness’ Partnerships to Improve Community Health program is collaborating with the Fulton County School System to inject physical activities into the sc...
January 18, 2016 07:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County school board announces January community meetings
Each member of the Fulton County school board sponsors a monthly meeting open to all members of the community. The sessions provide an opportunity for direct contact with community members and give...
January 12, 2016 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton schools net $239K from Chevron for STEM projects
Chevron U.S.A. Inc. in its 2015 Fuel Your School program, in collaboration with DonorsChoose.org, recently donated $238,698 for 263 projects at Fulton County schools, impacting more than 27,000 stu...
January 11, 2016 04:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton school board releases results of superintendent survey
The Fulton County Board of Education Thursday released the results of a survey that will guide it as it continues the process of choosing the district’s next superintendent. In April Superintendent...
January 09, 2016 04:25 PM | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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College Park junior earns perfect score on SAT
Woodward Academy in College Park reported that junior Andy Sun earned a perfect score of 2400 on the SAT. Data from the College Board, which administers the SAT, reports that only 0.02 percent of s...
January 08, 2016 02:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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College Park's newest middle school opened today
Today, the new McNair Middle School officially opened its doors to nearly 830 students when the second semester began for the Fulton County School System. But while the exterior looks like other Fu...
January 06, 2016 02:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Fulton schools police chief is former MP, county cop
Fulton County Schools Police Chief Melvin G. Dean, a law enforcement veteran with nearly 30 years’ military and law enforcement experience in the Fulton County community, was recently sworn into of...
December 16, 2015 01:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Tech gets $3.3M from state for new college and career academy
Atlanta Technical College will receive a $3.3 million grant for the Atlanta College and Career Academy to prepare local high school students for college and high-demand careers. It will be the firs...
December 15, 2015 02:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton school board announces formal superintendent search
The Fulton County Board of Education recently announced it is beginning the official search process for a permanent district leader to be named and on board by the summer of 2016. Former Superinten...
December 04, 2015 03:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Metro Atlanta schools differ in approach to drug tests
Drug use among students is serious business, said representatives from local schools. Many of those schools have taken various approaches to addressing the issue, including zero-tolerance policies ...
December 02, 2015 12:05 PM | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodward Academy student wins international photo contest
Woodward Academy seventh-grader Sam Brummett took the top prize in the Simple Pleasures Photography Competition via blind judging against professional and amateur photographers with a photo taken f...
December 01, 2015 12:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton students beat state in new Georgia Milestones test
Georgia Department of Education officials have been warning that scores on the new Georgia Milestones test might be disappointing. The results were released Nov. 16. They were disappointing. But Fu...
December 01, 2015 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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