Ryan McKenzie

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Newton High senior wins top honors at state science fair

Newton High School senior Vitaliy Semenikhin took home first place honors in the Senior Division at the Georgia Science and Engineering Fair on March 28 for his project entitled “Investigating Piezoelectric Properties for Practical Applications.”

CRCTs come to Rockdale and Newton schools

Students of Rockdale County Public Schools and the Newton County School System are preparing to face yet another standardized testing period with the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests approaching in the coming days.

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Middle Ridge students ready to get hands dirty in new hoop house

Middle Ridge Elementary students are ready to play in the dirt with the addition of a new hoop house on the school’s campus.

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Local mom continues fight for her daughter to have medical marijuana

Despite the fact that Georgia legislators recently shot down a bill that would have legalized the use of medical marijuana throughout the state, one local mother is not giving up the fight for her afflicted daughter to have access to the therapeutic medicine.

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Students at Rockdale schools will be eligible for scholarships in memory of Kate Caruso

Drama students of Heritage High, Rockdale High, Salem High and Young Americans Christian School are eligible for the Kate Caruso Light the Way Scholarship, named for the late Heritage graduate.

NCSS invites parents to get involved with school

While the Newton County School System typically engages children to be active community members, parents are being encouraged to reach out to the school community at a spring education summit on April 19.

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Peachtree Academy students win art contest

Four local young artists have had their creations put on display at Community & Southern Bank after winning the inaugural Budding Artist contest.

Local schools eligible for makeover grant

Georgia United Credit Union has announced that it is giving local schools the chance for a transformation, as it has declared the launch of its new program called School Crashers.

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Six NCSS students selected for summer study program

Six students from the Newton County School System have been chosen to take part in the 2014 Governor’s Honors Program at Valdosta State University in June.

Gaither's Plantation is hosting Spring Fling

Gaither’s Plantation and the local community are getting ready to welcome the warm weather with the Spring Fling and Festival on April 12.

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