Crabapple Lane Elementary’s TACO kids win robotics award

Crabapple Lane Elementary’s TACO kids win robotics award

Their idea for an easy way to fill water bottles at school drinking fountains landed team TACO (Totally Awesome Cardinals, Obviously), Crabapple Lane Elementary School’s First Lego League (FLL) robotics team, a top award at the FLL state championship held at Georgia Gwinnett College. Above, members of team TACO show off the First Lego League […]

Tunnel to connect Starr’s Mill schools to Peachtree City cart path

Tunnel to connect Starr’s Mill schools to Peachtree City cart path

The Fayette County Board of Education on Jan. 22 unanimously approved the granting of easement related to the coming construction of a multi-use tunnel on Redwine Road to serve the Starr’s Mill school complex. Above, a cart path tunnel in another part of Peachtree City. File photo. Designed to serve Peeples Elementary School, Rising Star Middle […]

Fayette schools in top 14% in U.S., rank 6th in metro Atlanta

Fayette schools in top 14% in U.S., rank 6th in metro Atlanta

The 2018 Best Schools in America rankings have been released, and Fayette County Public Schools has made the list. The school system has been ranked ninth out of 183 systems in Georgia by Niche, the largest website for researching public and private K-12 schools, according to school system spokesperson Melinda Berry-Dreisbach. Every month, millions of […]

Fayette school survey: Give our kids courses in film, computers, engineering

Fayette school survey: Give our kids courses in film, computers, engineering

Survey responses by more than 2,000 Fayette County students and more than 850 parents showed that Film and Creative Arts and Computer/Information Technology survey areas carry significant interest to students and parents. The survey, released in mid-December by the Fayette County School System, had 2,163 respondents in grades 8-12 and 869 parent respondents. The school […]

Brooks’ Liberty Tech Charter School forms anti-bullying club

Brooks’ Liberty Tech Charter School forms anti-bullying club

Coweta County-based nonprofit Family Patterns Matter President Linda Kirkpatrick recently acknowledged students at Liberty Tech Charter School in Brooks for their work to address and prevent bullying. Above, posing in front of the school sign are some of the numerous students at Liberty Tech Charter School in Brooks who formed an “Ambassadors 4 Kids” club […]

Registration day set for Fayette County Pre-K program

Registration day set for Fayette County Pre-K program

Parents of students who will be eligible to attend the Fayette County Public School System’s state-funded Pre-K program for the 2018-19 school year can register their children for a lottery drawing beginning Jan. 16. Pre-K programs are being offered at Cleveland, Crabapple Lane, Fayetteville, Huddleston, Inman, Kedron, North Fayette, Oak Grove, Peachtree City, Sara Harp […]

Sandy Creek HS Beta Club helps out with Toys for Tots

Sandy Creek HS Beta Club helps out with Toys for Tots

Students with the Sandy Creek High School Beta Club participated in the Marines Corps annual Toy for Tots drive, raising $900 for this year’s effort. Above, Sandy Creek High School Beta Club students worked to raise money for the Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots drive. Photo/Submitted. Sandy Creek High School social studies teacher Jennifer Sullivan, […]

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