BoE to verify kids’ residency again this year

The Fayette County Board of Education on May 22 approved a residency requirement for students for the coming school year. Pictured, from left, are board members Brian Anderson, Scott Hollowell, Superintendent Jody Barrow, Chairman Barry Marchman and board members Diane Basham and Leonard Presberg

BoE to verify kids’ residency again this year

The Fayette County Board of Education on May 22 approved a move that, again for the coming school year, will require student residency verification to attend the county’s public schools. The school board chose between three options. Those included having all student (household) residency verified, similar to what was done during the 2016-2017 school year, […]

Coweta Vals and Sals

Coweta Vals and Sals

  The Coweta County School System valedictorians and salutatorians for 2017 are, from left, East Coweta High School valedictorian Emma Helfers and salutatorian Sarah Akbar; Newnan High School valedictorian Sara Ivey Fulmer and salutatorian Stephanie Cannon; and Northgate High School valedictorian Reagan Brinkley and salutatorian Nikki Garn. Photo/Submitted.

McIntosh student is science whiz at tech contest

McIntosh student is science whiz at tech contest

  McIntosh High School student Robbie Van Zyl received a third place award in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). It was Van Zyl’s first time at the event. “It was his first trip to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, the world’s largest pre-college science competition, but that did not stop […]

Fayette’s Class of 2017: 1,593 set to graduate this Friday

Valedictorians from Fayette County’s five public high schools include (standing, L-R) Rebecca Hammond, Fayette County High; Joshua Tysor, Starr’s Mill High; Matthew Skiebel, Whitewater High; Phaidra Buchanan, Sandy Creek High; and Samantha Schmid, McIntosh High. Fayette County’s salutatorians include (seated, L-R) Alma Jesell Andrade, Fayette County High; Aubrey Bennett, Starr’s Mill High; Jennifer St. Martin, Whitewater High; Krista Jackson, Sandy Creek High; and John McCauley, McIntosh High.

Fayette’s Class of 2017: 1,593 set to graduate this Friday

The Fayette County School System’s graduating class of 2017 will be front and center for graduation ceremonies at the county’s five high schools on May 26 where 1,593 graduates will receive their diplomas. Listed below by school is information on the number of graduates and the total scholarship awards. All graduations ceremonies will be held […]

Sandy Creek’s Weinhardt among finalists for Ga. Teacher of the Year

Would be Fayette’s first-ever state winner; is second Sandy Creek teacher to vie for state title

Sandy Creek’s Weinhardt among finalists for Ga. Teacher of the Year

Fayette County Teacher of the Year Suzette Weinhardt, of Sandy Creek High School, has been named by the Georgia Department of Education as one of 10 finalists for the Georgia Teacher of the Year. School system spokesperson Melinda Berry-Dreisbach said Weinhardt, a math teacher, is the fourth Fayette County Teacher of the Year selected as […]

Whitewater High School Class of 2017

Whitewater High School Class of 2017

Muhammad Bin Musa Ali Musa Bin Musa Ali Brittney Melissa Allen Caison Steve Alley Ayden Tyler Alvarez Rayner Huston Amerson Ashley Lynn Anderson Joshua Christian Anthony Joshua Lawrence Bannister Anna Marie Bartosh Gordon Andrew Bayerlin III Lauren Marie Becknell Kevin Alan Bellefeuil Colton Reed Benefield Jacob Seth Benson Derricka Leann Benton Kyle Erik Biffle Jackson […]

Starr’s Mill High School Class of 2017

Starr’s Mill High School Class of 2017

Aliza A Ali Adele Grace Allen Justin Christopher Allen Walker Hays Allen Chance Roy Amell Jacob Tyler Arnold McKenzie Caitlyn Artman Ryan Charles Ashley Iqra Shaheen Asim Karen Lorriane Atkinson Dennis Javier Ayala Deliz Ethan Neill Baker Evan Samuel Baker Hayden Luke Baker Samantha Grace Baker David Frederick Balkovetz Oluwatofunmi Oreoluwa Bamiro Caleb Daniel Barnes […]

Sandy Creek High School Class of 2017

Sandy Creek High School Class of 2017

Richard Dominic Adams II Brandon Tarik Adams McDonald Victoria Patrice Aiken Ravi Shankar Al-Sahalman Andrew Carl Alberts Jeselyn Esthela Alcantara Brian Eduardo Alfaro Kierra Rashanek Allen Taylor Janae Allen Shane Alan Allgood Jr. Jacqueline Alvarado Moreno Brandon Isaias Anaya Loera Emmanuel Chibuzar Chiedozie Aneke Jr. Lauren Maile Apo Isaac Isaiah Appling Jose Enrique Arenas Sanchez […]

McIntosh High School Class of 2017

McIntosh High School Class of 2017

Dara Omone Aku Elizabeth Alberto Jade Mackenzie Allen Carlos Javier Angulo Benjamin Ali Asghar Mathew David Aultman Kurtis Chandler Austin Elisabeth Claire Avery Robert Tyler Baccarny Mariah Leigh Barabe Jagger Christopher Barnes Hannah Michele Beausoleil Karson Leigh Beaver Carolyn Ann Behnken Taylor Allen Bell Trace Alexander Bell Brandon J Ben-Hanania Colton Dylan Benjamin Paul Joseph […]

The Best and Brightest bid high school farewell

The Best and Brightest bid high school farewell

The 2016-2017 school year in Fayette County has come to a close. And with the end of the school year it is time to take a look at the valedictorians and salutatorians at each of Fayette’s five public high schools. Each of the valedictorians and salutatorians were asked a number of questions by the school […]