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Comer Elementary School recently recognized its November “Character Stars of the Month.” They included Addie Wilbanks, Braelyn Duzan, Kaiden Wells, Janiyah Person, Hserchri Na, Abby Stuchell, Aubrey Neal, Haven Jones, Kalli Stevens, Govani Reh, Katelyn Westbrooks, Devin Woodruff, Hsar Say, M…

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Comer Elementary School recently recognized its November “Bus Award” winners. They included Olivia Broutan, Sammy Kay, Ka’Lynn Parks, Alex San, Diesel Yearwood, Ezra Guest, Aiden Brown and Hayden Tittle.

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Comer Elementary School recently recognized its November “Students of the Month.” They included Bryce Elsey, Everett Lee, Morgan Adams, Gracie Scogin, Landon Stuchell, Maddie Oliverio, Ava Cox, Levi Abernathy, Landon Turner, Josie Bratcher, Gage Strickland, Aubrey Snow, Emma Russell, Say Reh…

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The Madison County High School FFA senior floriculture team of Elizabeth Atkinson, Emma Ollis, Lili Hajdu and Mattie Harris recently placed third in the area floriculture CDE held at Winder-Barrow High School. The team participated in plant identification, disorder identification, problem so…

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The Madison County High School FFA meats evaluation team of Chase West, Mason Wall, Demyus Watts and Garrett Dowell placed fourth in the state meats evaluation career development event (CDE) held at the University of Georgia Meat Science Lab Nov. 16. The team advanced to the state round of 1…

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Madison County High School FFA members attended the 92nd National FFA Convention and Expo Oct. 30 to Nov. 2 in Indianapolis, Ind. Current students attended the college and career expo, visited the Indianapolis Zoo, and attended convention sessions. Recent graduates Cody Coile, Duncan Patton …

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Madison County Middle School recently recognized its “Mighty Mustangs” for November. They included (back row, L-R) Griffin Morris, Landon Goodson, Olivia Braswell, Mariah Cox, Jasmine Bolton, Auston Brown, Mary Drake Summers, Jacky Antunez-Valdez, Anna Fortson, (middle row) Hay Tha Htoo, Lan…

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Four Madison County singers performed in the Georgia Music Educators' Association (GMEA) District 14 Honor Chorus event Nov. 15-16 at Brenau University in Gainesville. Pictured (L-R) are Meredith Maddox, Samantha Dills, Colt Kennedy and Cash Bowers. These students are seventh and eighth grad…

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Comer Elementary School recently recognized its “Students of the Month,” Strive-to-do-your-best” winners. Those honored included Joshua Neal, Paisley Brooks, Gracie Adams, Sharree Reh, Vivian Ross, Dixon Smith, Vaydee Russell, Brooklyn Bozarth, Isabella Brooks, Emma Coggins, Lee Morris, Brys…

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Comer Elementary School recently recognized its “Character Award,” “Always-work-together” winners. Those honored included Issac Coker, Tommy Bratcher, Keori Browner, Jack Cravens, Bryson Lane, Josie Abernathy, Mary Kay, Leah Adams, Blake Brown, Collin Bird, Joslyn Compton, Addy Grace Smith, …

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Comer Elementary School recently recognized its “Bus Award” winners for October. Those honored included Addie Wilbanks, Leslie Arriaga-Guevara, Eh Htoo Ti, Destiney Cooper, Joslyn Compton, Emma Rogers, Grayson Epps and Brody Janson.

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The Georgia Foundation for Agriculture, formerly the Georgia Farm Bureau (GFB) Foundation for Agriculture, is offering $65,000 in scholarships to Georgia students pursuing a degree in agriculture, veterinary medicine, family and consumer sciences or a related field, Madison County Farm Burea…

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Ila Elementary School recently recognizes its “Golden Gators” for October. These students were awarded for exemplifying outstanding achievement in the areas of work habits, manners, attitude and citizenship. Pictured (front row, L-R) are Macie Archer, Selah Smith, Case Poole, Brooklyn Patter…

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The Pilot Club of Madison County commemorated Pilot International Care and “Kindness Week” (Nov. 3 – 9) by delivering “Pick-Me-Ups” to special education teachers in the schools. Members donated classroom supplies such as paper towels, wipes, tissues and hand sanitizer that were packaged for …

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The Pilot Club of Madison County commemorated Pilot International Care and “Kindness Week” (Nov. 3 – 9) by delivering “Pick-Me-Ups” to special education teachers in the schools. Members donated classroom supplies such as paper towels, wipes, tissues and hand sanitizer that were packaged for …

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The Pilot Club of Madison County commemorated Pilot International Care and “Kindness Week” (Nov. 3 – 9) by delivering “pick-me-ups” to special education teachers in the schools. Members donated classroom supplies such as paper towels, wipes, tissues and hand sanitizer that were packaged for …

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Students from the Early Learning Center recently enjoyed “Farm Day” activities put on by Madison County High School Ag Leadership students and teachers, as well as local businesses. Students participated in hands-on learning experiences with farm tools, equipment, plants and animals.

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The cast and crew of Madison County High School’s one-act play, Ordinary People, were named the Region 8-AAAA Runner Up. Dayton Gresham was named “Best Actor” in the region and Emma Rozier was named “Best Supporting Actress.” Wyatt Herndon and Madissen Reynolds were named to the “Region All …

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Madison County High School senior Daniel Highfill is the October FFA “senior spotlight.” Highfill has participated in livestock judging, goat showing and marketing plan as well as serving on committees and attending the Washington Leadership Conference. He says his interest began in eighth g…

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“Under the Stars,” a "pageant featuring the exceptional students of Ila Elementary School,” will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 7, in the school cafeteria.

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Madison County Middle School recently recognized its “Mighty Mustangs” for October. Those honored included (back row, L-R) Chris Wagon, Caleb McCannon, Emory Burrows, Julianna Bost, Meredith Maddox, Zakhari Shiflet, CoCo Qiu, Corbin Mankiewicz, Michael Friess, Braxton Waller, LaChyna Norman,…

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Comer Lions Club sponsored a vision screening at Ila Elementary School on Oct. 11. Parental permission was given for 54 students to have this screening at the request of school nurse Mitzi Morgan, Lions Club officials said. Following the screening, it was recommended that four of these stude…

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The Athens Academy Tri-M Music Honor Society inducted 14 new members into its ranks Wednesday, Oct. 9, including freshman Sarah Harrison of Madison County. The Tri-M Music Honor Society promotes service through musical performance as well as high academic standards in all areas of study. Pic…

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Four REACH Scholars were honored Tuesday, Oct.8, at a reception hosted by the Madison County Mentor Program. From eighth through twelfth grades, this sixth co-hort of REACH Scholars will be encouraged and led toward high school graduation by their REACH mentors. As part of the REACH program,…

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Tammy Avila and Abbi Adams recently competed in the Area 2 Floral Design CDE at East Jackson Comprehensive High School. Students completed an identification exercise and created a design based on a given scenario. Avila placed ninth in the senior division and Adams placed third in the junior…

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The Madison County High School FFA meats evaluation team recently placed first at the area competition. The team of Garrett Dowell, Mason Wall, Demyus Watts and Chase West will advance to the State contest at UGA in November. Dowell was the high scoring individual in the contest.

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Clayton Berrang of Colbert was recently named to the summer 2019 Dean’s List at Valdosta State University. Students who achieve a semester grade point average of 3.50 or higher on nine or more semester hours with an institutional grade point average of 3.00 or higher are recognized by being …

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Madison County Middle School recently honored its “Mighty Mustangs” for September. Those honored included (front row, L-R) Rey Francois (lying down), Cheyenne Harmon, Katie Dixon, Lindsey Castro, Priscilla Hoang, Lucile Mankiewiz, Zachary Watkins, (middle row) Jaden Hanson, Tyree Bell, Mirac…

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The following Madison County students have been selected as the Class of 2024 “Realizing Educational Achievement Can Happen” (REACH Scholars for Madison County). Pictured (L-R) Charlese Howard, Taylor Maxwell, Thaw Htoo and Erika Hull. A signing ceremony will be held at 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 8,

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The 2019 Madison County High School Homecoming is set for Friday night when the Red Raiders host East Jackson. Pictured (L-R) are senior homecoming court members Willie Gaines, Miracle Armstrong, Demyus Watts, Colby Smith, Adam Echols, Caroline Beach, Taylor Andrews and McKinley Tittle.

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Meet “Kargo.” Lesser known here in Madison County as Kayla Argo. She is a 2014 graduate of Madison County and a 2019 graduate of Georgia College and State University, where she received Cum Laude honors and earned a degree with a double major in outdoor education and psychology.

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The Madison County High School forestry team of Joey Vieira, Clayton Coile, Matthew Parker and Erin Temple recently placed first at the Floyd County Young Farmers’ Forestry Field Day in Rome. Temple was the high-scoring individual and Parker placed second in the Forest Disorders Quiz Bowl.

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Madison County Middle School recently recognized its August Mighty Mustangs. Those honored included (back row, L-R) Curion Hyche, Bree Andrews, Evelyn Salas, Walker Scogin, Adan Ramirez, Christian Pena-Thomas, Owen Hendrix, Noah Braswell, Andy Brittan, Keyona Cromer, (middle row) Isaiah Polk…