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CEC Robotics team competes in southeastern BEST Robotics competition

CEC Robotics team competes in southeastern BEST Robotics competition

The Central Educational Center’s TriBot’s BEST Robotics Team competed at the South’s BEST Robotics Regional competition, held Dec. 2 and 3 at Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama.  

CEC robotics team members earned their spot at the regional competition by placing 2nd at the Georgia BEST Robotics competition in late October. The regional competition held in Auburn included 50 teams from 13 hubs in 7 southeastern states, according to Coweta County School System spokesman Dean Jackson.   Read More»

Woodwinds sound off for Toys for Tots

Woodwinds sound off for Toys for Tots

These young ladies from the Starr’s Mill High School band helped collect Toys for Tots at a performance earlier this month. Photo/Special.

Coweta nominates 46 students for Governor’s Honors

The Coweta County School System has nominated 46 students to state-level interviews for the Georgia Governor’s Honors Program. Nearly 700 finalists from across Georgia will be selected for next summer’s activities at Valdosta State University. Read More»

Coweta teachers receive grants for “Bright Ideas”

Ten Coweta school teachers were surprised with gift bags, balloons and Bright Ideas checks ranging from $915 to $1,500 when a group of “Operation Round Up” representatives showed up recently to announce the 2011 winners in classrooms across the county. Read More»

Lady Chief reaches 1,000-point mark ... 4 games into junior season

Gabby Seiler

Heading into last Saturday’s game with the East Coweta Lady Indians, Gabby Seiler, a starting point guard for the McIntosh Lady Chiefs, knew she needed nine points to reach the 1,000 points milestone in her high school basketball career.

Head coach David Dowse knew the junior was counting down as she neared her goal, and when she reached the free throw line in the second quarter, she hit 1,000 points when she connected with the second foul shot. Read More»

Home stands replacement begins at Drake Stadium

Work began on the replacement of the home stands at Newnan High School’s Drake stadium over the 2011 Thanksgiving Break. Photo/Special.

With the Newnan High School Cougars 2011 season coming to a close on November 18, work began over the school system’s Thanksgiving break to replace the visitor’s side stands at Drake stadium on the Newnan High campus. Read More»

Students honor 9/11 heroes by cleaning up park in PTC

History students in Northgate High School teacher Jim Rew’s class decided to honor the 10th-year anniversary of 9/11 with public service, when 32 students turned out to clean municipal baseball fields in Peachtree City for use by special needs athletes. Photo/Special.

History students in Northgate High School teacher Jim Rew’s class decided to translate their history lessons into action by serving local children. That call to service led them to helping clean up a special needs ball field in Peachtree City.

While teaching his students about 9/11 during the 10-year anniversary of the event, Rew used his lessons as a “teachable moment” to analyze his student’s responses to the attacks on the United States. Read More»

Northgate students honor 9/11 heroes by serving community

History students in Northgate High School teacher Jim Rew’s class decided to translate their history lessons into action by serving local children. That call to service led them to helping clean up a special needs ball field in Peachtree City.

While teaching his students about 9/11 during the 10-year anniversary of the event, Rew used his lessons as a “teachable moment” to analyze his student’s responses to the attacks on the United States. Read More»

Stacking gifts at Braelinn

Stacking gifts at Braelinn

Braelinn Elementary School hosted their annual Holiday Bazaar recently. In addition to games like present stacking and matching, there were also cake walks, ball tossing games, a holiday shopping area and photos with Santa. Photo/Michael Boylan.

Coweta Charter Academy at Senoia celebrates veterans

Coweta Charter Academy at Senoia celebrates veterans

Seems like there is always something happening at the Coweta Charter Academy at Senoia. Veterans Day was no exception as the auditorium was filled to capacity with elementary school kids, parents and plenty of veterans on hand to mark the occasion. The school’s children sang, recited poems and gave a number of recognitions to the large number of veterans present. Some in the audience were moved to tears as the young students spoke with pride of their family members serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. Photo/Ben Nelms.

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