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Locust Grove twins achieve valedictorian, salutatorian honors
Luella High School in Locust Grove has a unique claim to fame this year with its twin valedictorian and salutatorian, Hannah and Haley Keller, owners of grade point averages near the 4.5 mark. The ...
May 21, 2015 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Hickory Flat Charter Elementary principal reflects on year
Hickory Flat Charter Elementary School in McDonough is getting ready to wrap up its second year as Henry County’s first charter elementary school, at which Principal Marla Surette spent her first y...
May 14, 2015 10:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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School district follows state guidelines to prevent outbreaks
J.D. Hardin, spokesperson for Henry County Schools, said if an outbreak of a highly infectious disease or a disease requiring immediate notification were to occur, the system would follow the guide...
May 14, 2015 10:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County students shine on campus and at jobs
Henry County high schools’ Work-Based Learning initiative is dedicated to providing high school students with valuable work experience and career guidance. Henry County Schools has a program in eac...
May 06, 2015 11:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County school system starts open house-style meetings today
Henry County Schools will conduct bimonthly Leadership Listens tours from 6 to 8 p.m. in District 5 at Stockbridge High School today, in District 4 at Eagle’s Landing High on July 28, in District 3...
April 30, 2015 04:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County schools stop sale, dispose of Blue Bell ice cream
Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries this week issued a voluntary recall for all of its ice cream and other frozen products on the market after some samples tested positive for listeria, a potentially ...
April 22, 2015 04:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County teacher of the year is state finalist
Luella High School art teacher John Wood was named a finalist for teacher of the year April 13 by Georgia Superintendent Richard Woods and the Georgia Department of Education. The 13-year teacher i...
April 22, 2015 03:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry Council for Quality Growth to promote new education initiative
The Henry Council for Quality Growth is set to announce at its monthly luncheon Wednesday it has partnered with the Henry County School System to implement a new education strategy titled the Leade...
April 06, 2015 03:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Locust Grove golf tournament to help Henry County schools
Shane A. Persaud, executive director of Communities In Schools of Henry County, said in a statement that support of the nonprofit’s third annual golf tournament May 8 will help children in many way...
April 02, 2015 03:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County schools average or above on new climate rating
More than 90 percent of Henry County public schools earned three or more stars in the inaugural school climate ratings, based on information gathered in the 2013-14 school year. According to Matt C...
April 02, 2015 09:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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McDonough school employee wins media specialist of the year
Kristen Garner of Eagle’s Landing Middle School in McDonough was recently named the Henry County School System media specialist of the year during a surprise visit by county administrators and the ...
March 30, 2015 03:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County science fair winners head to state
Science students from Henry County will soon travel to Athens to compete in the Georgia Science and Engineering Fair after their successful showings at the recently held Henry Regional Science and ...
March 11, 2015 03:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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Safe Routes to School projects completed in Henry County
Children walking to schools in six different locations in Henry County now have an easier and safer way to get there thanks to the recent completion of Safe Routes to School projects at five elemen...
March 10, 2015 01:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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McDonough students shine at state Capitol
Eight students represented Eagle's Landing Middle School at the Georgia Capitol on March 6. The students were involved in personalized learning through the five-tenet vehicle of project-based servi...
March 09, 2015 03:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County high schools receive AP honors
State School Superintendent Richard Woods recently recognized eight Henry County public high schools for achievements in their Advanced Placement programs and 2014 test results. Henry County Superi...
March 05, 2015 09:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County spelling bee champ ready for next level
In her last chance to secure the district crown before her spelling bee career ended, Kathleen Mabutin, an eighth-grade student from Locust Grove Middle School, finally prevailed as the Henry Count...
February 17, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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