The Dual Enrollment program continues to grow at Georgia Perimeter College.
A large crane worked on the Covington Square Wednesday morning at Mystic Grill.
Newton County high school students on average still are performing below the state and nation on college entrance exams.
Newton High School building during a dedication ceremony Sunday.
Student enrollment for Newton County Schools continues to increase.
Students began moving in Friday
Oxford College students start classes Wednesday.
Nearly 50 new students joined Piedmont Academy this year.
A Covington graduate recently finished an internship in Washington, D.C.
Officials to discuss school Flexible Learning Programs
Two Newton County public schools will host parent informational meetings this month regarding Flexible Learning Programs being offered.
Classes began at Georgia Perimeter College on Monday.
The school board unanimously passed a resolution that calls for an E-SPLOST IV referendum.
Kim David, assistant director of Student Development at Oxford College, and her 4-year-old daughter Stella recently released a book called, “Stella the Sweet Potato’s Amazing Journey,” to raise money for future Potato Drop projects in Newton County.
Rockdale County Parks and Recreation’s therapeutic recreation held a crafts event.
Local memorial service set for Saturday
Eleven-year-old Jonah Barnett died Friday evening at his Covington home after fighting an inoperable brain tumor for about 10 years.
Another discussion held on razing old NHS
The Newton County School System is moving forward with plans to create its next five-year local facilities plan.
Classes begin at Georgia Perimeter College’s Newton Campus on Aug. 19.
Newton school system and school board officials are keeping a closer eye on students on board the buses to Ombudsman alternative school.
Newton students start new school year
Newton County students started the 2013-14 school year Friday.
Two new principals are starting the new school year at Alcovy and Newton high schools.
At the end of last school year, 19,056 students were enrolled in the Newton County School System.
High school bands spend summer preparing for season
The band members from Alcovy, Eastside and Newton high schools have spent the end of their summer break preparing for the upcoming season.
School lunch prices won’t increase as expected.
Newton schools to start Friday
The Newton County School System will hold open house this week.
A decision made by state officials last week may may change the outlook some for local school systems.
The Newton County School System will hold open house dates next week.
If you need to restart your New Year’s resolution to eat healthy, now is a good time.
Oxford passes rollback millage rate
A Georgia state sales tax holiday will be held Aug. 9 and 10, several days after school starts.
High schoolers experience hospital departments
Nearly 60 high school students are participating in Newton Medical Center’s Junior Volunteer program this year.
Oxford schedules second meeting to set millage rate
The Newton County Board of Education has approved the same millage rate that it had last year.
Most math scores in Newton County on the End of Course Tests were failing.
The 185th annual Salem Camp Meeting is being held this week at Salem Campground.
Student registration opens next week for Newton County School System.
Board will meet tonight
COVINGTON — For the second time this summer, the Newton County Board of Education will hold only one meeting this month.
About 60 incoming Oxford College students attended OWN Oxford this week.
The Oxford City Council is expected to approve the rollback millage rate at a special called meeting Monday.
The new Newton High School is expected to open to teachers later this month and to students on Aug. 2.
Residents enjoy Sunflower Farm Festival
COVINGTON — Some students may be able to transfer to a different school than their zoned one next school year under a state law.
STEM institute planned for part of old Newton High; School board to decide on fate of remainder of building
The Newton County Board of Education is planning to discuss the future of the former Newton High School building on Ram Drive.
Rockdale County students with limited English backgrounds continue to exceed most annual academic objectives.
Students are encouraged to read over the summer break.
The Newton County Board of Education approved several new system administrators Tuesday.
Samantha Fuhrey will take over as superintendent of the Newton County School System on Monday.
The Newton County Board of Education has passed a final budget for next school year, but some changes still may be to come.
Newton County School System Superintendent Gary Mathews presided over his last meeting of the Newton County Board of Education Tuesday.
Students in the Newton County School System outperformed the state in 10 areas of state tests, but underperformed in 20 areas.
Georgia Piedmont Technical College President Jabari Simama spoke to the Rotary Club of Conyers on Thursday.