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…
Some Jones Middle School students recently celebrated Black History Month by visiting a New Orleans museum without ever leaving the classroom.
Jackson County Comprehensive High School hosted a Science Olympiad practice tournament for the district’s elementary schools Saturday, Feb. 8.
Bethlehem Christian Academy’s preschool and lower elementary school recently hosted a small-town community helpers’ fair in the hallways of the school.
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One of Abby Atkinson’s teachers says Atkinson is “possibly best remembered in Madison County for her epic graduation speech/rap,” but she was also the valedictorian in 2011 and star athlete for both the softball and soccer teams.
Molli McGinnis was named to the fall 2019 President's List at Columbus State University. McGinnis is a music education major Colbert.
This year’s eighth grade REACH scholars were honored at the February Board of Education meeting. Pictured (L-R) are REACH sponsor Renee McCannon, Thaw Htoo, Taylor Maxwell, Erika Hill, superintendent Michael Williams and Charlese Howard. Photo by Margie Richards
Linda Simpson, senior at Banks County High School was recently named to the dean's list at Oglethorpe University. To earn Dean’s List status students must achieve at least a 3.50 term grade-point average while earning 12 or more semester hours.
The Commerce Middle School Agriculture Education program has a new addition this spring — student teacher, Jessica Casaday. Casaday is a senior agricultural education major at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College and her degree will be complete once she finishes a semester of student teachin…
North Jackson Elementary School students participated in the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl in Augusta. Shown are (back row) Kelly Davidson, Ella Weaver, Shalee Johnson, Kaylee Roberts and Susan Satterfield, (front row) Maher Magness, Shelby Weeks and Sally Lewis.
Commerce High School FFA member Casadi Smith survived the frigid temperatures and snow fall at the inaugural North Hall FFA Cattle Show on Saturday, February 8, at the Chicopee Woods Ag Center in Gainesville. Her persistence paid off as she exhibited the Champion and Reserve Simmental female…
Ryan Romano, son of Mark and Pam Romano of Braselton, received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in all of his classes for the fall semester.
Jackson County and East Jackson comprehensive high schools were among those recognized by the Georgia Department of Education today for success in Advanced Placement exam performance and participation.
The Banks County Middle School wrestling team was recognized by the board of education at its Feb. 10 meeting for their success this season, including being named the Peachstate Middle League Champions. Shown are: (front row) Dylan Smith, Zak McClellon, Zane McClellon, Aucy Jacobs, Case Hanl…
Apalachee High School principal Jennifer Martin said she knew senior student Kelly Eick was a special student when she joined the school’s Chick-fil-A Leadership Academy as a freshman.
Marlana Meehan's fourth-grade class at South Jackson Elementary School recently completed a science unit about sound. The students were tasked with creating their own musical instrument that would provide different pitches and tones.
Camille Whalen, family and consumer science teacher at Commerce High School, presented at the Georgia Association of Teachers of Family and Consumer Sciences Winter Conference in Savannah. The presentation, "You Expect Me to Teach Two Pathways: Oh My!" provided lessons, project ideas, and c…
William Norman, of Jefferson, is among 18 cadets from the University of North Georgia (UNG) that have been ranked in the top 20-percent of the nation among more than 5,000 Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) cadets assessed by U.S. Army Cadet Command.
Ila Elementary School recently recognized its “Golden Gators” for January. These students were awarded for exemplifying outstanding achievement in the areas of work habits, manners, attitude and citizenship. Pictured (front row, L-R) Landyn Treadway, Jonathan Cape, Addison Ledford, Alexa Den…
Susan Satterfield’s and Mary Ludeman's Pre-K classes at North Jackson Elementary School recently celebrated National Kazoo Day. Here, they are playing their homemade Kazoos, a "make and take" activity from the Bright from the Start training "Reading and Exploring Informational Text."
Commerce High School FFA member Brynne Culp has qualified to compete in the Area II FFA Extemporaneous Public Speaking CDE. Culp first competed in the Area II preliminary event outlasting six other members in her room. With the Extemporaneous Public Speaking CDE, FFA members do not know thei…
Nearly half of all Piedmont College varsity athletes earned a 3.4 or better grade point average for the fall semester and have been named to the director of athletics honor roll.
The East Jackson Comprehensive High School Robotics Team competed against 26 school teams at the regional competition that was held on Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Gwinnett County School of Math Science and Technology in Lawrenceville. The team competed to qualify for the state tournament that …
Jefferson Middle School students practiced RUSH team building exercises using STEM learning. Instead of using traditional team building exercises, each grade level had to come up with a challenge using Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics to accomplish solving a particular goal.
Several winners and runners-up in the Banks County School System spelling bee were honored during the Banks County Board of Education meeting on Jan. 21. Pictured (L-R) are: Gracie Emerson, Banks County Elementary School, fourth grader, runner up; Savannah Purcell, BCES, fourth grade, winner…
Banks County 4-H Service Clovers is a community service club for fourth-12th graders in Banks County. Service Clovers is a free after-school club that meets once a month to complete a community service activity. For the month of January, Service Clovers members gathered together at the Banks…