The Clayton County Board of Education will hold a public hearing, on teacher salaries and its proposed $574.7 million fiscal year 2010 budget, on Monday, June 15, at 4 p.m. This hearing, which will take place at the school system's central offices, at 1058 Fifth Ave., Jonesboro, will give residents an opportunity to address the school board on these issues.
The U.S. Army National Guard recently announced Pvt. Reginald B. Hall, son of Jonesboro resident Bernadette Cotton, has graduated from a nine-week basic combat training course at Fort Jackson, located in Columbia, S.C. During his training, Hall studied basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare, rifle marksmanship, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, the military justice system, and basic first aid. Hall graduated from the Albany-based Turner Job Corps Center in 2007.
The U.S. Army recently announced Pvt. Adrianna S. Provost, a 2003 graduate of Lovejoy High School, has graduated from a nine-week basic combat training course at Fort Jackson, located at Columbia, S.C. During her training, Provost studied basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare, rifle marksmanship, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, the military justice system, and basic first aid. Provost is the daughter of Jonesboro resident Darlene Mensah and Lawrenceville resident Darlene Provost.
Clayton State University officials recently announced 259 Clayton County residents made the school's Dean's List for the spring 2009 semester. The honor is reserved for those students who maintain a 3.6 grade-point average, while taking at least nine semester hours. The students are: (of Conley) Latrisha Moore, Aaree Simone Powell; (of Ellenwood) Tametrice Alayne Bond, Michelle N. Calloway, Talisa R. Clark, Roderick Carlton Craft, Gary Jose Gutierrez, Jesselah Obedria McGrath, Jennifer N. Navarre, Sadaf S. Rehmani, Alaina J. Varner; (of Forest Park) Jennifer Sarah Bowden, Jeremy Lynn Carter, Karessa Monique Carter, Antonio Kip Ferguson, Delisha T. Fisher, Luke Edward Gawel, Dominique A. Grant, Megan N. Hitch, Beverly K. Myers, Tai D. Nguyen, Julie E. Rexrode, Rosemarie H. Schultze, Dung Quoc Anh Tran; (of Hampton) Melissa S. Jean-Louis, Zachery S. Jeffreys, Adedoyin Kassim, Reynard A. Pulliam, Breanna L. Smith, Baron C. Spearman, Selena Anne Wilson; (of Jonesboro) Helen Adams, Shimon O. Adamson, Gilda E. Adderley, Bessem A. Agbor-Obale, Michael J. Anderson, Joseph Ronald Ayers, Rajinder Dayan Balasuriya, Crystal A. Beal, Kimberly Lynn Beeson, Francette Dubuche Bernard, Daniel Blay, Danielle M. Bradley, Timberly L. Brayboy, Christina L. Brittian, Kamisha A. Brown-Elliott, Daphne Brutus, Patricia Antoinette Byers, Tierra Rashelle Canup, Lara Suzanne Carr-Castillo, Amari R. Clements, Naomi Elizabeth Clemons, Patrick A. Coleman, Deion D. Collins, Timothy Scott Collins, Annie Joylynn R. Craig, Janice Faye Dixon, Karleidra J. Elder, Janice B. George, Rebekah Ann Gibson, Effie E. Gilzeane, Vickie Hall, Timothy A. Hand, Bridget Elizabeth Harris, David A. Haygood, Cory Brandon Henry, Matthew C. Hill, Robin Hollingsworth, Paige Pruitt Hurst, Pamela Elaine Hyaduck, Britney L. Ives, Patrice Monet Jackson, Jeffrey Scott Jones, Mamai M. Karneh, Dipti Khanna, Melanie Leigh Kresses, Emily Erin Law, Kenetta E. Limehouse, Shelleah Dawn Louis, Fatima A. Lybrand, Petra Maddox, Rajiv R. Manborde, Amelia A. Marable, Ezra J. Martin, Ashley D. Mattox, Michael Rennie McGhee, Wesly Stephane Menard, Zoisha Omolara Salexia Molden, Crystal D. Moore, Tracey L. Moore, Maria Camila Morales, Mai Ngoc Nguyen, Thao P. Nguyen, Annetta Lashune Nowell, Vivian Chibogu Ochei, Michael Wayne O'Shields, Presley Ouy, Christopher Larkin Owen, Johnson O. Palmer, Adelene Panlilio, Anna M. Panlilio, Zaab Para, Letorsha Tanee Parham, Joshua Richard Penny, Dora Phimphakaisone, Raegan B. Rawls, Antonio Sangueza, Jr., Era Lachelle Stewart, Erin Ashley Swearing, Jade D. Tate, Povented P Taylor, III, Jeffrey Lee Toulson, Teda Tunstall, LaQeata Turpin, Wayne A. Tyler, Moises Uriostegui, Paloma Velez, Scott Timothy Williams, Kenna Sue Willingham, Lianna B.L. Wimberly, Kyradiah M. Cephus Woody, Aimee Marie Yap, Olaitan A. Yusuf; (of Lake City) Stephanie D. Cosby, Shavonia Fanchon Frank, Mark A. Jones, Jr., Mohammad Masood; (of Morrow) Lingtoya Tauheedah Alexander, Scott Robert Bales, Lakeisha Renee Baptiste, Elham A. Barkhadle, April Marie Battle, Roland Benoit, LaChea Bethel, Kimberlee Blackburn, Esther Afrowa Blankson, Jaymela S. Boles, Lashell Marie Broomfield, Melissa Ann Bruce, Charles Bryan Burgess, Johnny Lee Brummet, Ngoc K. Cu, Quang Xuan Dang, Truc Thanh Dang, Monica Davila, Nicole Anita Diggs, Dirk T. Dixon, Jeffrey S. Eoff, Latoya Marie Evans, Keya Michelle Fulton, Karl James Haggon, Jantson F. Haney, Bibi J. Haniff, Gary J. Heisterkamp, Scott Hillegas, Binh Thanh Hoang, Laura Lyn Jean, Brittany Irene Longino, Tonny L. Madegwa, Thai Q. Mai, Azure-Dee L. Mallory, Fern E. Matheson, Taccara L. McBride, Amy N. Molden, Maggie Ann Mueller, Jennifer Brooke Muse, Hong-Lien V. Nguyen, Trung The Nguyen, Adriane M. Nickson, Edward Patterson, Kathryn Peppers, Sheena Y. Pope, Vanesa Quiroz-Yanez, Ahmad R. Rolle, Obed Akwetey Sai, Sarah Delores Satcher, Jamie Annette Saunders, Anthony Michae Simpson, Kade Loraine Smith, Mohamed Sowe, ReKita Trenece Thornhill, Hai Tuan Tran, Anh Tu Van, Michael Damon Walker, Rennetta LaRose Watson, Monroe B. White, Mallory Wright, Brenda Latasha Young; (of Rex) Devon Bryce Alcorn, Shannon Nicole Barnes, Brian Darryl Beeler, Mayra S. Beltran, Antonio L. Diaz, Sarah G. Fraticelli, Debra Carlessia Grigsby, Christopher O'Brien James, Ali Shiraz Masood, Margaret L. McCall, Keletso Benjamin Thaga, Shantel D. Warren, Amanda S. Wortham; (of Riverdale) Adefunke M. Abatan, Omolola Abigail Abikoye, Olawunmi O. Adenola, Channing A. Adisa, Edidiong Itoro Akpan-Iquot, Kakia Latre Bennett, Carolyn T. Boone, James E Bowland-Gleason, Ihuoma Franca Brooks, Tanyetta Michelle Brown, Chiara C. Browning, Patricia Castaneda, Anneice Chapple, Larredrea Androsalyn Chivers, Pamela Clayton, Candace G. Crittenden, Monique Dewberry, Sharevius B. Dix, Regina O. Eke, Quanda Q. Glenn, Atoria Taniesia Godfrey, Patina Green, Leslie Ann Hardy, Naveen Hassin, Reginald Henry, Mercy Asantewa Holborough, Santojia Deshay Jackson, Quiana N. Johnican, Chanda Khiev, Sophia Nannette Ligon, Anjeanette R. Loveless-Smith, Niki Latoya Lowe, Krystina Karin Lucas, Latonya R. Luke, Marria S. Malik, Kelsi A. Mayfield, Tiffany Krison Minyard-Harrison, Mildred Omenukor, Carmen M. Orizabal, Jacob Charles Peppers, Cassandra Lynn Price, Michelle Erika Robinson, Darlene Victoria Rojas, Cristina L. Servin, Tywanna L. Settles-Isby, Leah Andrena Simpson, Debbie A. Slayton, Deleah Lashon Smith, Delrease Williams Smith, Naomi Nicole Smith, Crystal Unique Thomas, Traci Erica Thomason, Trong Thanh Tran, Maria G. Tutuwan; (of Stockbridge) Lauren Elizabeth Burch, Arlene G. Ginjauma, Sharah Lou Keeton, and Jennifer Morrison.
The Clayton County Public Library system offers many services to students, including tutoring programs for those who speak either English or Spanish, and online practice tests and electronic test preparation books for the SAT, GED, ASVAB, and TOEFFL exams. Visit the Clayton County Library web site at www.claytonpl.org for more details.
School Notebook is a regular feature of the Clayton News Daily compiled by staff writer Curt Yeomans. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.