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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 | 25 25 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 | 33 33 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 | 35 35 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 | 35 35 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 | 38 38 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 | 37 37 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 | 43 43 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 | 43 43 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 | 42 42 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 | 45 45 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 | 53 53 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 | 58 58 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 | 59 59 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 | 70 70 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 | 78 78 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 | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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