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The school board chair hopes to clarify with voters some issues surrounding the upcoming SPLOST election.
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Piedmont Academy — First Semester Honor Roll
Honey Creek Elementary School — Third Quarter honor roll
Newton High School has five students who can receive $2.5 million through the Gates scholarship program.
School officials say staff should expect furlough days and no pay increases next school year.
The Newton County School System expects increased tax collections that bettered its projections.
The Newton County School System and the Newton County Board of Education are continuing a search for a permanent principal for Alcovy High School next school year.
Nearly 1,000 NCSS parents, employees and other Newton County residents took the online survey earlier this year.
Newton County School System has narrowed the applicants down to three for the position of superintendent.
Clements Middle School — First Semester Honor Roll
A school security system that is being piloted in a few Newton County schools this year is expected to expand over the next few years.
A Newton County school bus was involved in a head-on collision on Ga. Highway 36 that left a person dead in another vehicle.
Students at Flint Hill Elementary School wrote letters to soldiers in Afghanistan earlier this school year, and they received letters and a flag in return.
Local school lunch prices will increase again due to a federal mandate.
Dr. Carl Skinner, director of Testing, Research and Evaluation for NCSS, has resigned, effective July 1.
The Newton County School System was one of 25 school districts in the state honored for increasing the amount of local food served to students.
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