Pledging allegiance

Fifth grade students from Huddleston Elementary led the Pledge of Allegiance at the Fayette County Board of Education meeting on Mar. 16.  The students are, from left, Meghan Keirn, Mikhaila Fechushak,  Ben De La Paz Merchant, Andrew Schlappi and Chase Martaus. Photo/Special.

Take the smart approach for SAT/ACT test prep

Today, it is almost necessary for college-bound students to arm themselves with ample preparation time and specialized instruction before attempting to take the SAT or ACT.  With the flurry of new and unusual preparation methods stepping in and out of the market, it becomes challenging to understand the value of each method and decide on […]

Students donate stitches of warmth

What some consider a lost art is being rekindled with students at Whitewater Middle. Seventh grade students in Laurel Hinze’s Family and Consumer Science connection class are learning the skill of hand quilting. This semester the students have been working on a community project, the completion of three quilts that will be donated to Promise […]

PTC Kiwanis recognizes McIntosh students

Two McIntosh High School seniors were recently recognized as Technical Career Students of the Month by the Kiwanis Club of Peachtree City. Faculty members recommend students for the honor based on their exceptional classroom performance. Family members were also present for the award presentations at a special breakfast meeting. Aarun Aslam was selected for the […]

Whitewater Middle honors Geography Bee participants

Whitewater Middle School is very proud of their Geography Bee participants and winners. In the back row are Ryan May 3rd place, Mary Ramsaier 2nd place, Tucker Sweat, Rebecca Gullickson, first place, Miranda Mize and Christopher Castro. In the front row are Katie Kirkland, and Michelle Ni. Photo/Special.

Our Lady of Victory Science Olympiad team going to state competition

Our Lady of Victory’s Science Olympiad team fared extremely well in the regional competition at Gordon College in Barnesville recently. They placed second overall in Division B (Grades 6-9) and qualified for the state tournament on March 27 at Augusta State University. Science Olympiad is a nationally recognized program that offers students an opportunity to […]

Frightful weather is delightful for annual troop fundraiser

Not even rainy and cool weather could dampen the spirit of the annual Cookout for the Troops hosted by the Fayette County Public School System’s Transportation Department. Mother Nature may not have cooperated, but the smell of hotdogs roasting on the grill and displays of red, white and blue beckoned to over 250 participants who […]

Partners in Education program updating their records

The Partners in Education Program is a joint effort of the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce and the Fayette County Board of Education. They are currently trying to update their records and would like current Partners in Education to fill out a brief form at this website – https://jointheclub.wufoo.com/forms/partners-in-education-registration/   The purpose of the Partners […]

Guide aimed at recruiting more math mentors

Math is a subject many people shy away from and students dread learning. The Fayette County Public Schools Friends Mentoring Program is hoping to change math’s stigma for both adults and students. A taskforce, made up of current and former math teachers and retired business people, has just started working on a math guidebook that […]