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The East Jackson Comprehensive High School homecoming court members are: (L-R) Rylee Sosebee, Addison White, Amy Nixon, Kayden Massey and Mary Stevens.

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James Murray, of Jefferson, made the dean's list for the summer term at University of Maryland Global Campus. To be eligible for the honor, a student must have completed at least six credits during the term, earned a grade point average of at least 3.5 for the term, and maintained a cumulati…

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Maysville Elementary School students recently celebrated the work of the school's custodians. This group of second graders made a banner to express their gratitude for the role they play in the building. Pictured are: Arriana Garrett, Mackenzie Kidd, Plant Manager Ron Reed, Jett Wright, Leo …

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Michael Howard and Adrian Gebo have been named Commended Students in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the Jackson County High School and National Merit Scholarship Corporation, which conducts the program, was presented by JCHS principal Jason Wester …

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Maysville Elementary School fifth grade students, Aaliyah Tate, Jared Letona, Gabriella Howard and Marissa Bond, practice the skill of the month they learned in SOAR, cooperation.

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The East Jackson Comprehensive High School chorus, under the direction of Dr. Todd Chandler, performed at the ribbon cutting for the Empower College & Career Center in Jefferson.

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Jackson County High School's recent homecoming winners were (L-R) Allison Hennelly, Sophomore Princess; Hanna Lee, Senior/Homecoming Queen; Tamille Harper, Junior Princess; and Isabella Romero, Freshman Princess.

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Jackson Empower FFA members Isaac Hyder and Lilith Ingram recently competed in the Area Two FFA Floral Design Career Development Event. The event was held at Apalachee High School in Winder on September 28, 2021.

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The 2021 Commerce High School Homecoming Court includes (L-R): Miss Junior Rachel English, Miss Freshman Sarah English, Miss Sophomore Raven Parks and CHS Homecoming Queen Miss Faith Brown.

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Samantha Schoon of Hoschton has been named to Bob Jones University's Chamber Harp Ensemble (CHE), one of over 20 instrumental performance groups at BJU.

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Maysville Elementary School students Cheyenne Irvin, Daisee Ledford and Melody Fincannon practice self control by playing board games. Maysville students have been learning about this character trait during the month in SOAR.

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The Piedmont University Theatre Department will present "Hair," the rock musical that debuted more than 50 years ago. Hair explores themes related to the peace movement of the 1960s that emerged in opposition to the Vietnam War.

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Katherine Law, Jefferson High School; Caroline Weatherly, Jackson County Comprehensive High School; Tucker Bennett, Commerce High School; and Morgan Byers, East Jackson Comprehensive High School; were named Students of the Month for August by the Jefferson Rotary Club.

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The Commerce High School FFA will be hosting a bake sale, Saturday, September 18, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Shirley Feed & Seed. All money raised will go towards the chapter's upcoming trip to the NAtional FFA Convention.

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SK Battery America made a $60,000 financial commitment to the Empower College and Career Center. The presentation was made at the Sept. 9 meeting of the Jackson County Board of Education. Shown are: (L-R) April Howard, Jackson County School System superintendent; John Uesseler, CEO of Empowe…

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Kennesaw State University recently named students to the president's list in recognition of their academic excellence for the summer 2021 semester. To achieve this honor, each undergraduate student must have completed at least nine semester hours with a term grade point average of 4.0.

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Jackson County Schools have experienced significant growth in the last year, with Maysville Elementary School seeing the largest percentage of new students within the entire school system. With growth like that, a parent may wonder if their child would get lost amongst the crowd. Not at MES.

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Maysville Elementary School students learned about and practice self control during the month of August. These students, led by Mason Crawford, are shown using self control while playing board games. Students shown are: Brennen Lawley, Hayden Kirkpatrick and Amir Mangual.

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Rex Wallace of Jefferon, GA (30549), has received the following degree from The University of Alabama: Bachelor of Science in Nursing. UA awarded more than 1,400 degrees during its summer commencement ceremonies on July 31, 2021.

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For the summer 2021 semester, the University of North Georgia (UNG) awarded 540 degrees and 17 certificates to graduates. More than 430 participated in the summer 2021 commencement ceremonies on Aug. 6 at the Convocation Center on UNG's Dahlonega Campus. The ceremonies marked a return to the…

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Alcova Elementary School, Jackson Elementary School, Northbrook Middle School, Osborne Middle School, Mill Creek High School, and Paul Duke STEM High School have been awarded a combined total of nearly $50,000 by the Bosch Community Fund (BCF). The six Gwinnett County schools were selected a…

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North Metro Academy of Performing Arts has been named a recipient of the Georgia Department of Education’s new Creative School Arts Integration School of Excellence Award. The honor recognizes schools where all students have access to arts integration in every subject; there is both rigor an…

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The Jackson Foothills Education Charter High School site opened on Aug. 9, 2021, at its new location at the Empower College and Career Center in Jefferson. An open house was held with tours offered to students and their families.

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Ashley Ware, the dance teacher at Jackson County Comprehensive High School, received $500 in grant money from the Professional Association of Georgia Educators. The funds were used to purchase ballet barres for the students. "The barres are beautiful and the students are excited about our fu…

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Hope Busbee of Jefferson, GA, has completed courses with exemplary marks and made the President's List for the Summer 2021 semester at Georgia College.Georgia College, the state's designated public liberal arts university, combines the educational experience expected at esteemed private libe…

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Wichita State University has announced the names of more than 3,500 students who were on the WSU dean's honor roll for spring 2021.  To be included on the dean's honor roll, a student must be enrolled full time (at least 12 credit hours) and earn at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 s…

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Alivia George of Braselton, GA, completed courses with exemplary marks and made the Dean's List for the Summer 2021 semester at Georgia College in Milledgeville, Ga.Georgia College, the state's designated public liberal arts university, combines the educational experience expected at esteeme…

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The Georgia Department of Education School Nutrition Program announces that schools may participate in the Seamless Summer Option for the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs in the new school year.