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State preparing to roll out inaugural Georgia Milestones results
School systems, parents and students should get ready for sticker shock when results of the state’s newest test for grades three through 12 are released, Georgia Department of Education officials s...
September 02, 2015 10:07 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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New principal of McDonough school previews 2015-16 year
Students and teachers going back to school earlier this month at Eagle’s Landing Middle School in McDonough were greeted by a new administrator — Principal Derrick Thomas. “I’ve very honored to joi...
August 20, 2015 10:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County school system gets $3.9M Gates grant
The Henry County School System learned recently it will receive $3.9 million in grant funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to continue with the district's vision of bringing personali...
August 14, 2015 03:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County students earn top slots in Georgia writing contest
The Henry County School System recently became the only district in Georgia to have multiple winners at a state-wide writing competition designed for student authors. Jada Smith, a rising third-gra...
August 13, 2015 04:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County school board approves biggest budget to date
The Henry County Board of Education approved its fiscal 2016 budget in a unanimous vote during its regular June meeting. The budget, $341 million, represents the largest general operating budget in...
June 22, 2015 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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'7 Habits' training begins for Stockbridge elementary school
The Henry Council for Quality Growth is aiming to enhance quality of life for Henry County citizens — starting with some of its youngest residents. Last week, Stockbridge’s Cotton Indian Elementary...
June 11, 2015 10:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County superintendent wraps up school year
Student enrollment reached the highest it has ever been for the Henry County School district with more than 41,000 children attending 53 schools in 2014-15. Now that the school year has come to a c...
June 04, 2015 05:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eagle’s Landing High counselor retires after 30 years
Eagle’s Landing High School Lead Counselor Susann Livingston retired last week after 30 years of working for Henry County Schools. Many of her colleagues and students agreed she helped maintain a c...
June 04, 2015 11:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County scholar-athletes excel all around
While participating in athletics on the high school level was something they both said they enjoyed doing, Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy senior Davis Reynolds and Union Grove High School senior...
May 28, 2015 01:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County Schools' meet-and-greets make impact
Several parents got the chance to meet with Henry County Superintendent Rodney Bowler and share with him their thoughts on the schools during the first bimonthly Leadership Listens event at Stockbr...
May 27, 2015 01:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 57 57 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 | 57 57 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 | 56 56 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 | 59 59 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 | 67 67 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 | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
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