The Forsyth County School System will be the state’s largest district offering students a choice of in-person or virtual learning next month, bucking the all-virtual trend set by most area school systems.

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The Fulton County School System will join a long and growing list of districts opting to resume school online as the cases of COVID-19 continue to rise statewide and nationally.

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The Fulton County School System will open the 2020-21 school year on Aug. 17 the same way it ended last year — with students learning from home in a virtual setting.

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — The Dekalb County School District is seeking input from parents, teachers, staff and students, sixth to twelfth grade, about their preferences and perspectives on the options the district has proposed for reopening schools this fall.

Dunwoody Rotary has established a $2,000 Service Above Self Scholarship that can be renewed for up to another three years. The first winner is Melanie Smith, who is president of the Interact Club and has served the community through VolunTeen and Holiday Helper programs at Children’s Healthc…

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NORTH FULTON COUNTY, Ga. — The school year for Fulton students ended with students learning from home, seniors graduating in drive thru celebrations and uncertainty over what school will look like come August.

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Fears of COVID are keeping school buildings shuttered, but members of the Fulton County School Board have found ways to support their schools and the community during the crisis. While they continue working to keep the school district moving forward, North Fulton representatives are also volunteering to deliver meals, fundraising to support front line responders and making medical supplies. 

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FULTON COUNTY, Ga. — The Fulton County School Board addressed an array of issues, from enrollment forecasts to other aspects of life under COVID disruption, at its monthly meeting April 16. 

NORTH METRO ATLANTA — Several local high school theatre groups have been nominated for Shuler Awards which honor the best musical productions and performances in the state through the academic year. The troupes at Chattahoochee, Denmark, Milton and Johns Creek high schools have been nominate…

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Like dominos falling in succession, so were the milestone events for Senior Year — first delayed, then possible, then over. Spring sports, playoff games, musicals, concerts, prom, graduation. 

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ATLANTA — The Fulton County Board of Education granted Superintendent Mike Looney unprecedented powers to make decisions for the next two months in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Fulton school buildings closed in mid-March and are not expected to re-open until summer.

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NORTH METRO ATLANTA — Local childcare facilities are feeling the crunch as thousands of parents are now working remotely and opting to keep their kids at home during the coronavirus pandemic. With enrollment numbers in freefall and safety concerns for teachers, kids and their families, many …

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Given the extended closure of schools across Georgia and possibility of food scarcity, Forsyth County Schools has developed three options for student and family meals. 

NORTH FULTON, Ga. — The GHSA will not consider resuming the halted spring sports season until schools are back in session, a spokesman for the organization said. With the statewide closure of all public and private schools, high school sports are suspended until at least March 31.

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NORTH FULTON, Ga. — Local schools are trying to send a clear message — while schools are shut down due to COVID-19, the entire campus is closed, and everyone should continue to practice social distancing.

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Amid the spread of COVID-19, Milton High School and all Fulton County Schools will remain closed until further notice. A sign posted at City Hall on March 16 urged residents to not enter the building if they are suffering symptoms related to the new coronavirus. The city has since released a statement that non-employees would not be permitted in City Hall, police headquarters or fire stations. The city has cancelled events and meetings throughout the rest of the month. 

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The school year may have effectively ended for nearly 94,000 students in the Fulton County School System with the decision to shutter schools until further notice because of fears over the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Public schools in Forsyth County have been closed in response to efforts to curb the spread of the COVID-19 virus. School officials held a professional learning day for teachers and administrators Friday, and students were allowed to retrieve items for study that same day.

The Johns Creek High School Reading Bowl team came in first place at the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl regional competition Feb. 8 at Clayton State University. Team members at the meet were, front row from left: Catherine Buntin, Charlotte Hyun, Harshita Nagula, Grace Chen; and back row, from le…

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — A local nonprofit dedicated to empowering young people honored some of its most outstanding volunteers March 3 in front of a crowd of about 200.