Crabapple Lane 5th-grader used training to stop student from choking Quick thinking on the part of Crabapple Lane Elementary School student Frank Nevarez, Jr. recently saved the life of a school mate when he administered the Heimlich maneuver as the student was choking in the cafeteria. Above, Frank Nevarez, Jr., recently saved the life of […]
Every year the CARE (Children at Risk in Education) Angel Tree project collects gifts to fulfill the Christmas wishes of students in the Fayette County Public School System whose families are struggling to make ends meet. Above, warehouse supervisor Ron Ross (center) and two of his staffers help load Angel Tree gifts on to trucks […]
J.C. Booth 8th Grade Chorus students performed seasonal music at the Georgia Governor’s Mansion on Dec. 5. They were treated to a tour of the mansion by First Lady Mrs. Sandra Deal and enjoyed refreshments after their concert in the ballroom. The Booth Chorus director is Ms. Kara Post. Photo/Submitted.
Members of the Spirit of McIntosh Band and Color Guard marched in the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta parade on Dec. 2. Photo/Submitted.
Members of the Braelinn Elementary School chorus in Peachtree City were in the holiday spirit at the school’s annual chorus concert. Photo/Submitted.
86 more students this year than last A recently released enrollment report by the Fayette County School System shows a slight uptick in student enrollment numbers compared to last year. The report also noted the losses and gains by school compared to a year ago. In total, the school system on Nov. 9 had a […]
Coweta County School Superintendent Dr. Steve Barker has been named the 2018 Georgia Superintendent of the Year by the Georgia School Superintendent’s Association (GSSA). Last year’s recipient of the award was Fayette County School Superintendent Dr. Joseph Barrow. The honor was announced on Friday afternoon at the GSSA Awards Luncheon at the Waverly Renaissance Hotel in Atlanta. […]
A moment of recognition at Crabapple Lane slide show; both have lived in Fayette for decades It took some convincing for Jessica Faulkner to get her grandfather to come to the Veterans Day breakfast at Crabapple Lane Elementary School, where she teaches third grade. But when Alvin Parker arrived for the Nov. 10 event, he […]
Coweta Charter Academy at Senoia (CCAS) was named No. 1 in the state for the second year in a row by the American Heart Association during the Hoops for Heart fundraising campaign. The America Heart Association named the Coweta Charter Academy at Senoia No. 1 in the state again this year for its “Hoops for […]
Students from both Starr’s Mill High School and J.C. Booth Middle School will be performing before a national television audience during the 91st Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City Nov. 23. Above, Starr’s Mill Panther Pride Marching Band members, from left, Camber Bransky, Zach Garcia and Kevin Allen will perform in the […]