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Advanced Placement test scores improve during 2014-15
Recently released Fulton County School District Advanced Placement scores on calculus grade averages for the 2014-15 school year showed great improvement despite math curriculum changes for the cur...
August 25, 2015 05:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County school system boasts new features in south Fulton
Besides getting schools ready for the opening bell earlier this month, the Fulton County School System also debuted new offices and programs. The South Learning Center, a new building located on th...
August 25, 2015 03:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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New principal settles in at Langston Hughes High School
For Greensboro, N.C., native Brandy Reeves, being the new Langston Hughes High School principal means having a chance to shape a school culture “that is rooted in love and care, but pushes students...
August 19, 2015 10:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Back-to-school, health fair at College Park church Saturday
Pleasant Hill Victory AME Church, 4585 Stonewall Tell Road, College Park 30349, will hold a back-to-school bash and health care fair Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free backpacks and school suppli...
August 12, 2015 03:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton’s Finest luncheon to spotlight bus drivers Friday
School buses are an icon of the back-to-school season, and their return to the streets signals the start of a new school year. On Friday, the Fulton County School System will salute those who trans...
August 05, 2015 03:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Fulton goes back to school in new digs
The new school year beginning Monday for the Fulton County School System will mean new bricks and mortar for south Fulton students, teachers and staff, although its most ground-breaking building wi...
August 05, 2015 08:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Back-to-school bash and health fair Sat. in Fairburn
District 35 State Sen. Donzella James, D-Atlanta, will host a back to school bash and health fair Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. John A.M.E. Church, 305 W. Campbellton St. in Fairburn. Stude...
July 31, 2015 02:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Technical College team second in U.S. in digital cinema production
The Atlanta Technical College team of Cory Way and Michael Harris placed second in the Digital Cinema Production competition at the 51st annual National SkillsUSA Championships held recently in Lou...
July 30, 2015 04:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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East Point grad heads off to college at 16
When 16-year-old Christiana Oshotse enters college this fall at Duke University, the Durham, N.C., campus will not be the farthest the pre-med major and Westlake High School valedictorian has trave...
July 16, 2015 01:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County school district named inaugural charter system of the year
The Fulton County School System is the first recipient of the charter system of the year award for leadership in supporting school-level governance and innovation, the Charter System Foundation ann...
July 16, 2015 12:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton Co. school district renames East Point school
A Fulton County elementary school has been renamed after a prominent educator. Mount Olive Elementary School in East Point will be renamed Asa Hilliard Elementary School. Mount Olive Baptist Church...
June 18, 2015 12:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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Westlake HS teacher named finalist for national teaching award
Chantrise Sims-Holliman, an English teacher at Westlake High School, is one of six teachers nationwide to be named a finalist for the 2015 Fishman Prize for Superlative Classroom Practice. She lear...
June 03, 2015 03:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Fulton community honors scholar-athletes
Sports scholarship winners from Banneker, Creekside, Langston Hughes, Tri-Cities and Westlake high schools and Landmark Christian Academy recently attended a luncheon in their honor at Chick-fil-A ...
June 03, 2015 11:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tri-Cities’ valedictorian, salutatorian share friendship, achievement
It may be 16-year-old senior Jasmyn Stamper of Atlanta in Tri-Cities High School’s No. 1 slot, but Friday at graduation, she and 17-year-old Lydia Mathis of College Park will roll the traditional v...
May 20, 2015 12:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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Official: Fulton County School System prepared for possible measles outbreak
Following a case in which a Forsyth County child last week was suspected of having measles but tested negative for it, a health official with the Fulton County Schools System said it is prepared fo...
May 13, 2015 04:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fairburn's newest principal makes jump from classroom to office
After 15 years of observing best practices and being on the front lines of transferring knowledge from teacher to student, Anthony J. Newbold, Ed.D., is making his mark as the Bear Creek Middle Sch...
May 11, 2015 04:35 PM | 1 1 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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