Henry County Lifestyles

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Georgia schools chief visits Henry County college, career academy

Academy for Advanced Studies CEO John Uesseler escorted State School Superintendent Richard Woods through the East wing of the college and career academy.

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State Superintendent Richard Woods visits Academy for Advanced Studies

Schools chief visits local college, career academy

Officials welcomed State Superintendent Richard Woods to Henry County Schools’ college and career academy Thursday.

Earlene Crump appointed as director of discipline and safety

BOE appoints replacements for long-serving principals Debbie Collins, Chrisit Peterman

Leaders said they are a step closer to improving disciplinary practices in Henry County Schools.

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Luella High’s John Wood named finalist for 2016 Georgia Teacher of the Year

Local teacher an ambassador for art education

The art studio is small but well-attended.

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Art teacher John Wood of Luella High named Georgia Teacher of the Year finalist

Luella High’s John Wood has been named a finalist for Georgia’s 2016 Teacher of the Year.

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Taste of Henry bringing community together for good cause

Event raises money for A Friend’s House

A Friend’s House is hosting its signature event — the 14th Annual Taste of Henry April 17.

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Spring plant sale at Eagle’s Landing High

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Eagle’s Landing High will host its annual spring plant sale in the school greenhouse Monday through Wednesday.

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Community gathers on the McDonough Square to celebrate Easter with Griffin First Assembly

Lane Adams danced to gospel music while eating a hot dog Saturday at the Griffin First Assembly McDonough campus Easter celebration on the Square.

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Eagle’s Landing Middle choirs perform in large group evaluations

Eagle’s Landing Middle’s Treble Choir, Mixed Choir and Beginning Choir performed for their Large Group Performance Evaluations March 24-25 at Harp’s Crossing in Fayetteville.

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‘Around the World with Pleasant Grove’

Pleasant Grove Elementary celebrated multiculturalism during an event in which teachers, students and parents dressed in attire reflecting their native cultures.

Three from Henry County earn National Achievement Scholarship

National Merit Scholarship Corporation has announced that three Henry County residents were winners in the National Achievement Scholarship Program.

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Pupils excited about robotics team prosthesis project

Students remain optimistic they can produce fully functional prosthetic hands for a pair of their younger peers by year’s end.

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Henry County Schools Special Olympics founder Deborah Brown retires this year

This week has been bitter-sweet for Deborah Brown, who has used the words before to describe successful events with Henry County Schools Special Olympics.

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‘Ghost Out Performance’ reminds teens of perilous distracted driving

Teens urged to be safe, responsible as prom season approaches

Ola High teacher Liz Ellenburg spoke about her teenage daughter who died in a motor-vehicle accident.

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Henry Players find a permanent home, prepare for new musical

Henry Players prepare for new musical in new spot

Like Dorothy in the “Wizard of Oz,” the Henry Players have been clicking their heels looking for a home.



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