Too many kids at 2 elementary schools, BoE told

School zone redistricting: Some Spring Hill, Huddleston students may be moved; future reopening of Tyrone Elementary?

Too many kids at 2 elementary schools, BoE told

The Fayette County Board of Education has received a spot redistricting proposal for the 2017-2018 school year that would initially impact 54 students currently attending Spring Hill Elementary in Fayetteville and Huddleston Elementary in Peachtree City. A letter is going out to affected parents today about parent meetings at Huddleston on Feb. 16 and Spring […]

Fayette Chamber honors Superintendent Dr. Joseph C. Barrow

Fayette Chamber honors Superintendent Dr. Joseph C. Barrow

The Fayette Chamber of Commerce held a breakfast reception Jan. 25 in honor of Fayette School Superintendent Dr. Joseph C. Barrow, Jr. being recently named 2017 Georgia Superintendent of the Year by AASA, the School Superintendent’s Association. At the breakfast, Congressman Drew Ferguson’s office surprised Dr. Barrow by presenting him with a flag that had […]

District celebrates school counselors

The Fayette County Board of Education has signed a proclamation recognizing Feb. 6-10 as National School Counseling Week, which is sponsored by the American School Counselor Association. Board member Leonard Presberg read the proclamation at the Jan. 23 school board meeting in the presence of school counselors across the county. National School Counseling Week provides […]

Coweta school calendars under review

Coweta school calendars under review

The Coweta County Board of Education is preparing to adopt new academic-year calendars for the 2017-18 through 2018-19 school years and is seeking public input through Dec. 11. School system spokesman Dean Jackson said two versions of calendars for both years are available for review on the Coweta County School System website at www.cowetaschools.net. The […]

Forum: BoE candidates

Forum: BoE candidates

School board candidates debate standards, technology challenges, teacher pay   Candidates for two Fayette County Board of Education seats were part of a forum held Sept. 29 at the Fayetteville Library. Candidates for the District 1 school board seat include Democrat Melissa Lohr and Republican Barry Marchman. District 5 candidates include Republican Brian Anderson and […]

ESPLOST meetings are set

ESPLOST meetings are set

The Coweta County School System will hold a series of community meetings in the coming weeks to update the public on the progress of projects funded by the school system’s ESPLOST (education-special purpose local option sales tax. Superintendent Steve Barker will hold evening informational and listening sessions at the county’s three high schools, the Nixon […]

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