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Molly Willard, 10, is collecting school supplies to help the Banks County Bookbag program. If anyone would like to help, call 678-602-8433.

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London Cochran of Homer graduated from Piedmont University during a commencement ceremony on May 14 in the Johnny Mize Athletic Center in Demorest.

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The Banks County High School Wildlife Team of Thomas Davis, Matt Sanders, Carlie Cochran and Luke Johnson was the State Champions.

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Banks County Middle School student Isaiah Cantrell! Isiah found a golden ticket in a book from the media center and won a $25 gift card to Chick-fil-A. He is shown with principal Mike Boyle.

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As part of the Banks County Rotary Club Literacy Project, the club donates a book to the Banks County Schools in honor of the speakers each week. Club president, Vicki Boling recently made a donation drop to Banks County Elementary School principal Dana Boling Simmons.

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Banks County High School senior Matt Zohoranacky has been named the school’s 2021 PAGE STAR Student. Alicia Andrews, executive director of the Banks County Chamber CVB, the local STAR program sponsor, announced the honor. Zohoranacky selected Heather Maxwell as his STAR Teacher. Matt, the so…

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Martin Medina made friends with a goat at Farm Day at Banks County Primary School on Friday.

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During the 26 annual Research Conference (ARC), four University of North Georgia (UNG) students received awards for overall presentation skills, an oral presentation, and a poster presentation. Lesley Jones of Baldwin was one of the winners.

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Josh Stapleton and Sam Whitcomb were crowned prom king and queen at the Banks County High School prom Saturday night.

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Gyna Whisnant, Brianna Hollis and Faith Hodges are among those shown on the dance floor at the Banks County High School prom.

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Jacob Elliot and his date, Ellie Fontaine, are shown at the Banks County High School prom.

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Shown at the Banks County High School prom are Jonathon Moon and Roman Haynes.

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Payton Jackon, Carlie Cochran, Sarah Presley,Olivia Bellotte, Laura Davis and Jaden Hoard are posing for the camera at the prom.

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The Banks County High School Senior FFA Environmental Natural Resource team was named State Champions. Team members are: Carlie Cochran, Madison Dacus, Payton Jackson and Matt Sanders. They are back-to-back State Champions and will compete at Nationals this October in Indianapolis.

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Fourth graders at Banks County Elementary School named February Students of the Month are: (back row) Amber Hogan, Levi Parker, Kate Grier, Paislee Howe and Kaydince Baker; and (front row) Ariella-June Gribble, Wyatt Lusk, Levi Morris and Rylan Vickery.

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Georgia elementary classes in third through fifth grades are being challenged to put their science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills to work to explore the real-world issue that farmers face of maintaining soil health. Elementary teachers and their students may enter the Soil H…

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The students of Banks County Primary School celebrated Valentine's Day and the 100th day of school by collecting 100 acts of kindness.  Each act of kindness was listed on a bulletin board in the hall.  At the end of the day, the achievement was marked with ten kids from the board covering th…

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Banks County High School has added a Fishing Club to its already strong athletic program. The program will start as a club and eventually transition to a team.

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Madison Adams, a sophomore at Banks County High School, recently participated in the National Virtual Tournament hosted by Refuge Archery at the Banks County High School. She placed second at the S3DA State Archery Competition in the "Young Adult Female Open." Her score got several colleges'…

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The Banks County Board of Education approved several personnel items at its February meeting, including the following: