JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — A rookie team of four 8th graders from River Trail Middle School won the FIRST Tech Challenge Central Georgia League Championship on Jan. 25.
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — About 50 volunteers and children with special needs gathered Feb. 1 for the “Ignite the Light” prom at Autry Mill Clubhouse in Johns Creek.
ROSWELL, Ga. — Roswell High School was recently named a "Schools: Partners for the Future" (PASCH) school, one of just a few schools across Georgia with German language programs and the ability to administer the official German language certificate DSD1 exam in public high schools.
DAHLONEGA, Ga. — For the third year in a row, the University of North Georgia has been designated as a top-producing institution for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program for the 2019-20 academic year.
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Forsyth County Schools is getting some pushback for a letter issued to parents Jan. 30 addressing the recent outbreak of coronavirus in the United States.
Teacher of the Year finalist Jessica Younghouse is surrounded by her North Forsyth High School Advanced Placement literature students Feb. 3.
State health officials have issued guidelines to school systems as the global flu outbreak linked to China has become “an emerging, rapidly evolving situation,” according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
A bill to cap the accumulation of free college credits by high school students is fast-tracking its way through the Georgia Legislature and may be one of the first education bills to land on Gov. Brian Kemp’s desk this session.
Last week, Cambridge students donated hundreds of hygiene kits to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta for families facing an unexpected overnight stay at the hospital. The project was spearheaded by the school’s Future Businesses Leaders of America group.Read more, Page 10
A recent split vote on the Fulton County Board of Education highlights concerns one member has over the issue of public access.
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Forsyth County Schools is one of 250 school districts in the U.S. and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on the 10th Annual AP (Advanced Placement) District Honor Roll.
The list of schools deemed by the state to be “Beating the Odds” may have some parents questioning why several high performing schools in North Fulton fell short of the mark.
As I look forward to the next year, the word that comes to mind is “balance.” My three millennial children speak often of the importance of work/life balance as it relates to job choice. They are not alone; it is a common theme among this generation.
The year 2019 has been a great year for Fulton County Schools, and particularly for the amazing students, teachers and community in North Fulton. It is an honor to represent District 5 where I remain focused on providing opportunities for all kids to succeed in their chosen pathways.
There is nothing like the groundbreaking of a new building to put one in mind of the future and expectations of what is to come. Recently, construction ceremonies held for both the new Crabapple Middle School and the Innovation Academy helped set the stage for Fulton County Schools in 2020. …
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Forsyth County has a new group of entrepreneurs whose hearts are focused on the environment, not the bottom line.
ROSWELL, Ga. — Roswell High School has recently earned a number of high scores and accolades. Areas of improvement include Georgia Milestones test scores, SAT scores, Advanced Placement exam scores, the graduation rate and the College and Career Readiness Performance Index score.
MILTON, Ga. — King’s Ridge Christian School faculty, students and community members gathered at the campus Nov. 5 to cut the ribbon on the new expansion to its upper school. The wing includes three floors that will house classrooms, offices, conference and collaborative rooms and lockers for…
FULTON COUNTY, Ga. — After a quarter century of administering the ITBS/Iowa tests to 3rd, 5th and 8th graders, the Fulton County School Board appears poised to significantly scale back its use.
State School Superintendent Richards Woods, center, was among the many city, county and state dignitaries on hand Nov. 22 for the construction celebration of Innovation Academy in downtown Alpharetta. With construction nearing completion on the exterior of the building, the focus now turns t…
MILTON, Ga. — Nestled next to one of the largest urban areas in the Southeast, Cambridge High School’s Future Farmers of America program is using every opportunity to learn about farming.
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — South Forsyth High School students commemorated the historic fall of the Berlin Wall 30 years ago with a re-enactment Nov. 8.
Fulton County students vying for acceptance into the Talented and Gifted (TAG) program and higher-level classes should not be impacted by the district’s decision to scrap an annual test of student achievement.
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Forsyth County Schools earned the highest College and Career Ready Performance Index score for students among metro Atlanta county school districts and large school districts in Georgia.
ALPHARETTA, Ga. — More than 100 people turned out Oct. 25 for the inaugural STEAM Innovation and Awards Dinner to benefit the Fulton Science Academy.
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Forsyth County middle school students pitched in recently to help their community at the third annual Eighth Grade Day of Service.
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Aditya Bora, a 16-year-old junior at Johns Creek High School, was recently selected to attend the Chief Science Officers International Summit in Washington D.C. for his achievements in robotics and engineering
Forsyth County School District has posted proposed new attendance boundaries for the 2020-21 school year that would relieve overcrowding at existing schools and populate Poole’s Mill Elementary School, the.
The Fulton School System will convert two more planned school days to “digital learning days” next spring to allow nearly one third of the district’s school buildings be used as polling places for upcoming state elections.
Nearly three out of four Fulton School System students did well enough on their 2019 Advanced Placement exams to potentially earn college credits for their efforts.
Students in the Fulton County School System are graduating in record numbers from the district’s 19 high schools, but the goal of reaching a 92 percent graduation rate still remains a district priority.
Comprehensive audits will be conducted this month at all 100+ schools and buildings across the Fulton County School System to identify risks or hazards that could compromise student and staff safety.
If DeKalb County Schools moves forward with plans for a bond referendum next spring to cover a shortfall in construction, they will have some opposition.
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — It’s all about writing the stories that they wanted to hear as children, according to bestselling authors J.C. Cervantes and Roshani Chokshi.
ALPHARETTA, Ga. — As inspirational speakers go, John O’Leary has a unique message of faith, hope, perseverance and mission. And he gets your attention from word one.
Planners with the Fulton County School System were nearly spot on in their projections for student enrollment this year, missing the mark by only 12 more than the forecast of 93,527 students.