The House of Dawn hosted its sixth annual chairty gala Saturday in support of homeless teen mothers.
The youthful veteran educators heard encouraging words from Georgia Retired Educators Association President Rita Marable, during the Clayton County Retired Educators Association meeting and luncheon Tuesday.
Officials are reporting fewer cases in which drivers are passing school buses illegally. It is a downward trend over the past three years.
United Way of Greater Atlanta’s Regional Commission on Homelessness announced it has been awarded a $2 million Supportive Services for Veteran Families grant.
Officials dedicated a monument this month to honor the sacrifice of past, present and future service members.
United Way of Greater Atanta recently won a grant that will help support a program that benefit’s metro Atlanta’s homeless veterans.
Lovejoy council and mayor sponsor appreciation luncheon for employees.
Administrators at Elite Scholars Academy in Morrow learned this week that the school was named a 2012 Georgia School of Excellence.
Citizens of the southernmost city in Clayton County will get a break this year on taxes.
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The Clayton County Board of Health is encouraging parents to get immunizations and tests required for their students to enroll in school.
Clayton County Public Schools entered into an inter-agency governance agreement with Clayton County Juvenile Court this week on how the two agencies will handle school offenses.
Clayton County Public Schools kicks off its first day of classes for an estimated 52,000 students.
Riverdale High School senior Clarke Martin recently completed training in the Flight Line Academy, sponsored by the Organization of Black Airline Professionals.
School nutrition workers Corinthia Alston and Sabrina Howard busily prepared the salads — 50 of them spread out over a large stainless steel table.
Thursday afternoon thousands of parents and students turned out to schools throughout Clayton County as part of the annual back-to-school open house event.
Clayton State freshmen arrive on campus
The bright-eyed freshmen dodged the pellets of rain en route to their new lives in Clayton State University’s residence halls.
The City of Lovejoy will sponsor the last event in its 2013 Summer Block Party Series Saturday.
School starts Monday for Clayton County Public Schools. An expected 52,000 are expected to enroll for classes.
The Clayton County Board of Education approved a few policy changes during a brief regularly scheduled meeting Monday.
Morrow student earns scholarship.
Clayton County Public Schools officials have set a date for the district’s annual open house. This year’s event is Aug. 8.
Students received an alert this week about this fall’s high demand for campus housing at Clayton State University.
There are 220 individuals to participating in Clayton County Public Schools’ new teacher orientation this week.
The Clayton County Board of Education took action on two policies during its meeting Monday.
The Clayton County Board of Education will meet twice Monday for a work session and July board meeting.
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The Society for the Advancement of Behavioral Economics, the International Association for Research in Economics and Psychology and the International Confederation for the Advancement of Behavioral Economics and Economic Psychology is holding their international interdisciplinary conference through July 29 at Clayton State University.
Seniors are getting welcome help from local nursing students, who themselves are gaining real world experience in the process.
It costs $12 million to feed a school district of 52,000 students. But this year, that money will not be coming from students.
The new student registration push is on for Clayton County Public Schools.
State recognition has been bestowed upon Little Ones Child Care Learning Center, deemed a “quality” center.
A regional research effort seeks to determine reasons why African Americans are less likely to be organ donors than those of other races and nationalities.
SCHOOL NOTEBOOK 7-19-13
Tiana Mason has received the Kiwanis Leadership and Service Scholarship.
Economic output from the area’s higher education institutions has remained steady or improved the past five years, according to a report from the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia.
A three-member panel ruled against a teacher seeking to keep her job Tuesday afternoon during a Clayton County Public Schools employee hearing.
Severe heat and drought plague the western half of the continental United States. But circumstances are starkly different in the east.
As temperatures rise, so do gas prices.
Clayton County Public Schools will implement the Community Eligibility Option for Free Meal Reimbursement this school year.
An apologetic teacher said she wants to keep her job though she slapped a student twice across the face.
Officials: No increase for tax payers
City officials plan to vote next month on whether to lower Lovejoy’s millage rate.
Clayton County students struggled on this year’s End-of-Course Tests in biology, math II and U.S. history, according to data released this week by the Georgia Department of Education.
The millage rate will remain unchanged for the Clayton County Board of Education.
Middle schoolers will have fewer fine arts choices starting this fall in Clayton County Public Schools.
SCHOOL NOTEBOOK 7-12-13
Locals have been named to the spring 2013 quarter Dean’s List at the Savannah College of Art and Design.
Newly-released data revealed large gaps exist school-by-school in state testing performance for Clayton County Public Schools.
The city of Lovejoy plans to host its next jobs fair July 18.
Tall grass does not go unseen, and it will not go unacknowledged, said city officials.
Blue Bell Creameries sits quietly inside a residential neighborhood.
Clayton County school officials reported SPLOST IV collections were up this spring.
Reflects on life full of faith, prayer
Carrie Prince is 100 years young today.
SCHOOL NOTEBOOK 7-5-13
Kohl’s Department Stores’ Kohl’s Cares Scholarship program is recognizing more than 2,300 young volunteers nationwide who have made a positive impact in their communities through volunteerism.