Clayton County Lifestyles


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Parents learn about resources available to their ‘exceptional students’

Parents received a crash course on special needs childcare services during the annual Parent University Workshop.

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Annual expo showcases career opportunities

Parents and students trickled into the gymnasium to take part in Clayton County Public Schools’ annual CTAE College and Career Expo.

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Area orchestra students participate in large group performance evaluations

The buzz of young, cheerful voices quickly faded into a symphony of violins and cellos.

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IRS warns college students against becoming victims of tax refund scam

Officials: Targets include college students, seniors and church members

The Internal Revenue Service is warning college students and other taxpayers to beware of an emerging federal tax refund scam tempting students to relinquish their personal identification and file tax returns claiming fraudulent refunds.

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Clayton hosts Future Ready Regional Summit

District administrators from across the Southeast region convened this week to take part in the Future Ready Regional Summit at the S. Truett Cathy Professional Learning Center.

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Jonesboro’s Nnamdi Moh serves aboard USS Jason Dunham

Navy Ensign Nnamdi Moh of Jonesboro is serving aboard USS Jason Dunham.

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Chief Judge Steve Teske, others speak careers to Pointe South kids

Years of preparation got Steve Teske to his current post as Clayton County’s chief judge of juvenile courts.

Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity to celebrate supporters

Orgranization hosts its first Golden Hammer Awards April 26

Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity plans to honor those who have provided exceptional support to its mission of helping low income working families who “need a hand up, not a hand out” towards home ownership and home repair services.

Georgia United accepting applications for School Crashers Makeover

School Notebook 3-28-15

Georgia United Credit Union launched its second annual Georgia United School Crashers makeover contest this week.

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Kids get career tips at Eddie White Academy career day

Kawame Gyimah guided the hose back and forth until a rainbow appeared out of the mist over the school parking lot.

Teacher job fair set Friday for Clayton County Public Schools

Clayton County Public Schools will host a certified teachers job fair Friday.

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New Jonesboro Diner opens in Butch’s old building

JONESBORO — The Jonesboro Diner, formerly knows as Butch’s, is open for business.

Negotiations continue on Lee Street Park renovations

Negotiations for the Lee Street Park renovation continued this month with talks about the park’s features.

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Sheila Caldwell to speak at Clayton State’s Civic Engagement Conference

Clayton State University’s Seventh Annual Civic Engagement research conference is set for March 27.

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Clayton schools to host Future Ready Regional Summit

School Notebook 3-21-15

The Alliance for Excellent Education and the U. S. Department of Education will welcome education officials from across the Southeast to the Future Ready Regional Summit.