Milledgeville, GA Education

TJA Jaguars winning streak ends in collision with Brentwood Eagles

Friday, the Thomas Jefferson Academy Jaguars took a roadtrip to Sandersville to take on the Brentwood School Eagles. Despite a hard fight, the Jags suffered their first loss of the season 41-20 ending their 4-0 winning streak. The first half opened with Brentwood scoring on their second play of the...
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Richmond County School send home students' Georgia Milestone results

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WFXG) - Results from Richmond County student's 2020-2021 school year Georgia Milestones test were sent home on Friday. The Georgia Milestones is a standardized assessment given to students at the end of a school year. Dr. Malinda Cobb, associate superintendent for academic services with Richmond County Schools, wants...

Ga. DOE selects over 60 new Student Advisory Council members

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - Sixty-six Georgia high school students have been selected to serve on the 2021-2022 Student Advisory Council, according to State School Superintendent Richard Woods. Throughout the year, these students will meet with Superintendent Woods to discuss the impact of state policies in the classroom. “Year after year,...

10 Southwest Georgia high school students selected for state council

66 Georgia High School students from grades 10-12 have been selected by State School Superintendent Richard Woods to serve on his 2021-2022 Student Advisory Council. The students will meet with Woods throughout the year over how the state's policies have impacted the classroom. “Year after year, my Student Advisory Council...

ABC 27's Friday Night Overtime: Georgia Week 5, Florida Week 4

(WTXL) — Every Friday night kicks off ABC 27's Friday Night Overtime Show!. Sports Director Alison Posey and Sports Reporter Dom Tibbetts will be bringing the latest highlights from games around the Big Bend and South Georgia area in your news at 11 p.m. through the entire high school football season.
Forsyth County News

COVID-19 cases on Georgia college campuses declining

The University System of Georgia continues to encourage students, faculty and staff to get vaccinated against COVID-19 and wear masks inside campus facilities, with institutions beginning to report declines in early spikes of positive COVID-19 cases on campuses, according to a news release. Each of USG’s 26 public colleges and...

COVID on campus: Updates from schools across Northwest Georgia for the week ending Sept. 17. Most show a decline in new cases.

Rome City Schools off Monday and Sept. 27. Students will not be on campus. Floyd County Schools off again Monday: “Monday, September 20, 2021, remains a scheduled Parent-Teacher Conference Day. Beginning Tuesday, September 21, 2021, FCS will offer Remote Learning opportunities for those families who chose to quarantine their child as a result of a Covid-19 exposure.”

Bibb County Schools Superintendent Dr. Curtis Jones announces retirement

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT)— During the monthly Bibb County Board of Education meeting on Thursday, Bibb County School District Superintendent Dr. Curtis Jones Jr. announced he will retire at the end of this school year. June 30, 2022 will be his last day. “I am thankful to have had the humbling...

Swastikas, Hitler messages found at 2 Georgia high schools

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Swastikas and messages praising Adolph Hitler have appeared at two high schools this month in a large public school system in the Atlanta suburbs, school officials said. Someone scrawled a swastika and “Heil Hitler” on a bathroom door at Lassiter High School, school officials reported Wednesday....
Griffin Daily News

Gordon State welcomes new dean of enrollment services and director of admissions

Gordon State College recently named Dr. April Welch-Armstead as Dean of Enrollment Services and Bart Blankenship as Director of Admissions. Welch-Armstead has more than 23 years of experience in higher education and project management. She holds a bachelor of business administration in marketing from West Georgia College, a master of public administration with a concentration in education from Jacksonville State University and a doctor of education in higher education administration from the University of Alabama.
Albany Herald

COVID cases on Georgia college campuses show decline

ATLANTA — New cases of COVID-19 on University System of Georgia campuses started to come down this week after increasing at the beginning of the fall semester. The number of positive tests reported at nine schools – including the University of Georgia and Georgia Tech – declined this week, mirroring a trend that occurred at the same time last year.