Kidsville News


Press attorney questions school board vote

The board won't decide until later this month how to fill a void for a deputy superintendent position and a high school principal position.

Carpenters to leave Newton schools this week

A top school official and a high school principal are leaving the Newton County School System this week.

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50 students headed to region science fair

Newton High students sweep high school fair

Nearly 50 Newton County students are headed to the regional science fair next month.

School board asks for community input on next superintendent

The Newton County Board of Education is asking the public to complete a community survey, which it will use in its search for the next superintendent.

Snapping Shoals scholarships available

Deadlines for Snapping Shoals EMC's 2013 scholarships are quickly approaching.

Challenge Charter Honor Roll

Challenge Charter Academy — Second Quarter Honor Roll

School system names co-chairs for SPLOST election

Bea Jackson, director of the Washington Street Community Center, and Danny Stone, manager of Economic Development for Snapping Shoals, are the co-chairs for the upcoming education SPLOST IV election.

NCSS: Bus had no mechanical defects; disciplinary action, charges pending

A bus involved in a traffic accident earlier this week that sent more than 40 students and staff to the hospital had no mechanical defects.

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Hightower Trail gives gifts to families in need

Hightower Trail Elementary School sponsored its annual Gift of Loving Tree in which parents, students and business partners chose a gift listed on a tree ornament and purchased and wrapped the gift for a family in need at the school.

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NCCA opens lounge for students, community

The Newton College and Career Academy recently opened The Lounge.

Students to compete in reading

The fifth annual Newton County Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl is at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Newton College and Career Academy

Two Newton schools part of state charter report

An annual charter schools report from the Georgia Department of Education mentions two Newton County Schools.

Students taken to hospitals after bus accident

More than 30 students were transported to area hospitals Tuesday afternoon after a school bus accident.

Theme school to expand to eighth grade next school year

The Newton County Theme School at Ficquett will hold an informational meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday.

New report focuses on key education issues facing Georgia in 2013

An educational report highlights key issues to watch in Georgia this year.