The Banks County High School FFA Agriculture Mechanics Team placed second in the State Competition.
The annual Art Show at Banks County Elementary School will be held on March 23 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
One of the Banks County Primary School Ripple Effect Water Movie Contest entries was chosen to be screened at the "New York Water Week" event. "The Day the Aliens took the Water" from Mrs. Brook's class will be shown at the event.
Mrs. Davis's class at Banks County Primary School enjoyed a read aloud visit from Melissa Kemp, Mrs. America, to celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday.
Pi Day is the annual celebration of the constant π (pi) and is observed on March 14 (the 3rd month) since 3, 1, and 4 are the first three significant figures of π.
The Georgia Institute of Technology presented degrees to approximately 5,620 undergraduate and graduate students during the Institute's 263rd Commencement exercises Dec. 16-17, at Bobby Dodd Stadium.
Students from Barrow County School System placed among the top three at the Georgia Student Technology Competition (STC) state championship.
The BASA Jr Beta Club is sponsoring the first annual Mustache Dash 5K on May 13, with a portion of the proceeds to benefit The Treehouse in Winder. The race will commence at the Innovation Theatre off Austin Road in Winder, and medals will be awarded in each age category in increments of ten…
Newcomer Academy students and teachers have been preparing for the launch of the Newcomer Boutique, a student-run clothes closet.
The Jackson County Key Club came away from the 2023 Georgia Key Club Service and Leadership Conference with eight awards recognizing the service projects completed by the 111 members of the club led by advisors Amy Powers and Shelby Richardson.
- Battle Born wrestlers finish season in Kingsland
- Red Raiders sweep Cedar, drop game one to Seckinger
- Rhett Carroll named new softball coach at BCHS
- Knights sweep Highlanders and Lions, extend win streak to seven games
- Wildcats beat Generals back-to-back, fall to Blue Devils
- Lady Blazers fall 5-0 to No. 9 Lady Indians
- One killed in wreck in I-85 construction zone
- The Return: Madison County POW welcomed home 50 years ago this week
- Pat Porter Hanley
- New Hoschton Publix expected by summer of 2024
- Tina Noland
- Man drives into stop sign in Braselton
- Winder files suit against Barrow County Water and Sewerage Authority over encroaching
- Mary Greenwood Nash
- JCSS announces district leadership changes
- First hearings set on truck stop request
The Jefferson City Schools STEAM Center will soon get a natural access trail connecting from Jefferson Academy.
The Jackson Trail Christian School FFA Forestry team recently competed in the State Junior Forestry Championship Career Development Event held in Covington. There were 12 teams representing the six areas across the state. The JTCS team placed 5th, competing against both middle and high schoo…
The Jaxco (Jackson County High School) Dancers held a March 16 show at the JCHS auditorium.
The Barrow County School System recently named Grace Stone as the assistant principal for the district’s newest elementary school.
Banks County High School senior Matthew Anderson won a $1,000 scholarship in the State EMC/FFA Agricultural Education Career Development Event (CDE), a wiring competition that tests students in skills using the National Electric Code. Jackson EMC is a sponsor of the competition.
This past week, Banks County High School HOSA competed in the State Leadership Conference in Atlanta. The Georgia Hosa State Leadership is the largest HOSA conference of all 50 states and three international countries. Over 4,000 healthcare science students attended from Georgia.
The Oconee River Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD), a local agency dedicated to the conservation and stewardship of the area’s natural resources, is accepting entries for their Poster Contest for students located within the District’s service area. The service area includes Jackson…
Georgia Institute of Technology has announces the students who were named to the faculty honors and dean's lists.
Banks County High School Culinary hosted its annual cupcake contest this week and produced some tasty treats.
Students in Mr. Goodwin's and Coach Bowen’s Forensic Course learned how fingerprints play a role in criminology and solving crimes. This is the first year Banks County High School has offered the course, and it has quickly become a student favorite. Forensics students shown are: Grady Marlow…
Mrs. Marie Williams’s reading class has been reading the Magic Finger by Roald Dahl. Her students did a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) activity and built a nest similar to the Gregg Family nest illustrated in the book. Zoey Layfield and Parker Bryant are shown working on their nest.
Banks County Head Start/Pre-K will take pre-applications for the 2023-2024 school year beginning March 1 online at NDO.org.
The Barrow County School System recently selected its school-level Teachers of the Year for 2023-2024.
Zachary Hames, of Hoschton, recently competed in the fifth annual innovateUNG Pitch Challenge held Feb. 21 at the University of North Georgia's (UNG) Dahlonega Campus.
Yargo Elementary student, Audriana, placed second in the State Technology Competition on the 5th and 6th grade animation category.
After a two-year hiatus filled with online virtual galleries, BCSS excitedly announced the Fine Arts Festival's Visual Arts Gallery will return in person this year.
The Barrow County School System is hosting a second teacher job fair on Saturday, March 18 from 9-11 a.m. at Winder Barrow High School. Complete details are on the BCSS website: https://www.barrow.k12.ga.us/departments/planning-personnel/job-fair
A “Red Raider” “glow-with-the-flow” block party — a resource fair for high schoolers — will be held from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., Friday, April 21 in the MCHS freshman gym in Danielsville.
The first “Recorder Karate Black Belt” at Ila Elementary is Gabby Epps. “She worked very hard to master all the pieces and work her way up to playing ‘Ode to Joy’ for the black belt,” said teachers.
Seven students from the Jackson County School System finished in the top three of their respective categories at a recent Georgia State Technology Competition. East Jackson Comprehensive High School's Dennis Cooper and Tyler Johnson finished in first place in Robotics while Diego Uribe finis…
Jefferson High School’s Miracle Club was recently named the Program of the Year at the annual Dance Marathon held at the University of Georgia.
The Braselton Woman’s Club is offering two $1,000 Peggy Braselton Memorial “Cookie Scholarships” to worthy individuals. Scholarships are open to senior at Jackson County High School Students and Empower College and Career.
Recently, the Barrow County high school bands earned superior ratings during the 2023 Georgia Music Educators Association Large Group Performance Evaluation (LGPE).
With new art installations created by Barrow Arts and Sciences Academy high school students, Winder’s Wimberly Center has a new look with artwork for both adults and children to enjoy.
Jefferson City Schools recently unveiled its Book Mobile at Jefferson Academy, capping off Read Across America Week.
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) selected two local high school students as delegates for the 2023 Washington Youth Tour, scheduled June 15-22.
The Banks County High School Symphonic Band performed at the annual District 9 Large Group Performance Evaluation on Wednesday, March 1, at East Jackson High School. The program received Straight 1's from all three Performance Judges and the Sight Reading judge.
Mrs. Boyle's and Ms. Massey's class at Banks County Elementary School practiced their fraction skills today using colored fish for Dr. Seuss's Day. Branson Standridge is shown using his fraction knowledge.
Harly Ledford, a senior at Banks County, competed in a College Speech Competition, bringing home three awards.
Maddie Chandler, a fourth grade student at Banks County Elementary School, represented the Banks County School System in the District Spelling Bee.
Caleb Leslie and Juan Sanchez, two Jefferson Middle School students, performed on March 4 in the Georgia Music Educators Association (GMEA) All-State Band in Athens.
The Barrow Board of Education received a presentation from the Barrow Robotics Program at the board’s March 7 meeting.
The Barrow Board of Education voted to name the district’s new school Austin Road Elementary at its March 7 board meeting.
Jackson County School System superintendent Philip Brown recently participated in the Read Across America Day at Maysville Elementary School. Community and school system leaders visited the school to read books to students.
Students, teachers and staff at Commerce Middle School celebrated National FFA Week on Feb. 27-March 3. During this week-long festivity, FFA members and supporters celebrated with activities, FFA Awareness events and community service projects.
Since 2015, Foothills Education Charter High School has helped students get their high school diplomas.
Jackson County High School's Raven Cook (right) was chosen as the March Rotary Club Student of the Month. Cook selected Dani Fowler (left) as her most influential teacher.
Grace Baldwin, of Maysville, has been named to the University of Mississippi's fall 2022 honor roll lists.
On March 1, two of the three bands from Apalachee High School traveled to East Jackson Comprehensive High School to perform at Large Group Performance Evaluation. The bands prepare three selections to perform for a panel of three judges for evaluation and critique. Following the stage perfor…
Jefferson’s Rotary Club recently honored the March Students of the Month.
In many cases, returning to the starting point is not a positive destination, but J.B. Lance completed his Eagle Scout project at Comer Elementary with just that goal in mind.
The Rotary Club of Jefferson held its 22nd Annual Rotary Youth Merit Awards Program on Tuesday, February 28. Sixteen middle school students were honored for representing Rotary's ideals of service, leadership and dependability. The students were selected by their school's staff.
February is CTAE month in Georgia, and Banks County High School celebrated the month by showcasing students who have excelled in an individual program. CTAE Work-Based Learning Coordinator Mrs. Lara Jackson chose Armour for his outstanding work ethic in the Work-Based Learning Program at Ban…
Banks County High School students Kenadie Howe and Carlie Butler are the CTAE Student Spotlights for the week.
Banks County High School student David McDonald is the CTAE Student Spotlight for the week.
Banks County Schools has announced the recipient of the prestigious STAR Student scholarship award to Miss Abigail (Abby) Caroline Irvin. The scholarship is sponsored each year by the Banks County Chamber.
Baby chicks from Mrs. Hick's class joined the Banks County Elementary School's Morning Show.
Ms. Daniel and Ms. Martin's students went on a field trip to the Young Harris College planetarium. During lunch on campus, they met up with Banks County High School graduate Carl Cleveland.
Winners of the Young Georgia Authors writing competition have been announced.
Banks County High School student Ayden Bennett was recently recognized at the Banks County Board of Education meeting for outstanding achievement in his CTAE Automtovie Course.
On Saturday, March 11, Barrow County will be well represented in the 139th Atlanta St. Patrick's Parade as it marches down Peachtree Street in Midtown Atlanta.