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Mercer Football hosting summer camps for youth

Mercer Football hosting summer camps for youth

Mercer Football hosts summer camp sessions for youth, middle school and high school.

Check details and other sports summer camp session availability.

Report cards for Georgia schools released

Report cards for Georgia schools released

ATLANTA (AP) - State education officials say Georgia's elementary and middle schools improved overall during the last two years. But high schools on average are struggling to boost their students' performance.

That's according to new data released on Monday. The state is releasing two years of scores for school districts, including an update to previously released 2012 numbers.

The original 2012 numbers were the result of a similar system, rating schools on a scale of 100.

My Teacher is Tops: Lindsey Brown

My Teacher is Tops: Lindsey Brown

Lindsey Brown teaches social studies and science at Twiggs County Middle School.

Her students say she makes school work fun, but sill focuses on getting them ready for the CRCT test.

They say she wants them to love social studies and science as much as she does.

Charles Taylor wrote the letter nominating Ms. Brown, but wasn't in class on the day we visited.

Georgia Connections Academy to hold open enrollment

Georgia Connections Academy to hold open enrollment

(WXIA)--Georgia Connections Academy, a statewide provider of high-quality, highly accountable virtual K-12 schooling, has opened enrollment for the 2014-2015 school year and will be conducting in person information sessions with parents and students across the state.

“We are enrolling 1000 additional students across all grade levels for the coming academic year,” said Lead Principal Heather J. Robinson. “We have a waiting list as we open enrollment, so we encourage parents to get their applications in now.”

Twiggs Academy students to perform 'Annie'

Twiggs Academy students to perform 'Annie'

A performance of "Annie" takes place at Twiggs Academy Friday, May 2 at 7 p.m.

 

High school seniors: Apply for $500 scholarship if parent working at Robins

High school seniors: Apply for $500 scholarship if parent working at Robins

The Robins Air Force Base CGOC is offering a $500 scholarship to local high school seniors who have a parent currently working at Robins. 

The scholarship is designed to reward outstanding academic achievement and leadership by assisting a senior who plans on attending a four-year college or university.

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