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Fulton Co. school district renames East Point school
A Fulton County elementary school has been renamed after a prominent educator. Mount Olive Elementary School in East Point will be renamed Asa Hilliard Elementary School. Mount Olive Baptist Church...
June 18, 2015 12:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Westlake HS teacher named finalist for national teaching award
Chantrise Sims-Holliman, an English teacher at Westlake High School, is one of six teachers nationwide to be named a finalist for the 2015 Fishman Prize for Superlative Classroom Practice. She lear...
June 03, 2015 03:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Fulton community honors scholar-athletes
Sports scholarship winners from Banneker, Creekside, Langston Hughes, Tri-Cities and Westlake high schools and Landmark Christian Academy recently attended a luncheon in their honor at Chick-fil-A ...
June 03, 2015 11:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tri-Cities’ valedictorian, salutatorian share friendship, achievement
It may be 16-year-old senior Jasmyn Stamper of Atlanta in Tri-Cities High School’s No. 1 slot, but Friday at graduation, she and 17-year-old Lydia Mathis of College Park will roll the traditional v...
May 20, 2015 12:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Official: Fulton County School System prepared for possible measles outbreak
Following a case in which a Forsyth County child last week was suspected of having measles but tested negative for it, a health official with the Fulton County Schools System said it is prepared fo...
May 13, 2015 04:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fairburn's newest principal makes jump from classroom to office
After 15 years of observing best practices and being on the front lines of transferring knowledge from teacher to student, Anthony J. Newbold, Ed.D., is making his mark as the Bear Creek Middle Sch...
May 11, 2015 04:35 PM | 1 1 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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East Point high school to host Special Olympics track and field day Friday
Each spring, the Fulton County School System hosts the district’s Special Olympics track and field day. The 2015 event will be held this Friday at 10 a.m. at Tri-Cities High School, 2575 Harris St....
May 07, 2015 03:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sentences cut for 3 ex-educators in Atlanta cheating scandal
A judge sharply reduced the sentences Thursday for three former Atlanta public school educators who received the harshest prison terms in the city's standardized test cheating trial. Fulton County ...
April 30, 2015 03:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton district discusses Atlanta’s annexation wishes
The petition for three communities in south Fulton County, including its students, to be annexed to the city of Atlanta will have to wait, at least until the city and county work things out . The p...
April 27, 2015 04:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Zeff named interim leader of Fulton County School System
At its meeting Thursday at Holmes Elementary School in East Point, the Fulton County Board of Education named Kenneth Zeff as the school district’s interim superintendent beginning June 2. The anno...
April 23, 2015 08:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATE: Fulton County school board to ponder Union City eminent domain Thurs.
UPDATED April 23 4 p.m. with additional background information. The Fulton County Board of Education will meet at Hamilton E. Holmes Elementary School, 2301 Connally Drive in East Point, for its Ap...
April 22, 2015 04:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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After recall, Fulton school district removes Blue Bell products
Following Brenham, Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries’ voluntary recall for all of its products on the market after some samples tested positive for listeria, a potentially deadly bacteria, the Fulto...
April 22, 2015 12:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County school board community meetings today
Each school board member holds monthly community meetings to keep residents informed about issues and to give citizens the opportunity to comment on board agenda items. Linda Bryant of District 4 w...
April 20, 2015 03:37 PM | 1 1 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County school board re superintendent's new job
The Fulton County School System issued this statement April 16: The Fulton County Board of Education congratulates Robert Avossa on being named the superintendent for the School District of Palm Be...
April 16, 2015 05:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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New York dance school accepts first Atlanta native
South Fulton studio DanceMakers of Atlanta announced earlier this month that 17-year-old dancer Zoe Hollinshead has been accepted into the bachelor of fine arts dance program at the Julliard School...
April 15, 2015 03:50 PM | 3 3 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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ArtsBridge honors south Fulton Shuler Awards STARs
ArtsBridge Foundation recently formed a 20-member Students Take A Role council for technical theater students, including Fairburn students Seinna Milanowski of Landmark Christian School and Jessica...
April 13, 2015 04:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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