Schools

AVPRIDE students serve as Youth Delegates at statewide conference

Five students from AVPRIDE’s Fayette Youth Leadership Program (FYLP) met Georgia Governor Nathan Deal and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed recently and listened in on legislative policy sessions as part of the Georgia Municipal Association’s annual Mayor’s Day Conference. The students joined other youth delegates from across the state Jan. 22 and 23 at the Atlanta Marriott…

Lady Patriots continue turnaround with region title romp

Sandy Creek is bringing a new trophy back to Tyrone after battling the LaGrange Grangers on their home court Saturday night. The Lady Patriots continued their tremendous turnaround under first-year coach Janie Hodges, rearranging the Grangers 62-45 to claim the region championship. “Before the season, the girls made a sign that said ‘Road to the…

School system set to remove unverified students

by Justin Fedich Justin@Fayette-News.com Friday was the last day of the fall semester for all Fayette County public schools.  For roughly 100 unverified students at Fayette County public schools, the winter break could last longer than a couple weeks. The Board of Education voted 3-1-1 during a Monday meeting to withdraw unverified students after a…

Sandy Creek class brings ‘Prince of Tides’ to life

Sandy Creek High School transformed into the Museum of Literature last week. A class of AP Literature students, under the guidance of their teacher Cindy Claxton, turned the school’s auditorium into a museum exhibit featuring the novel, “The Prince of Tides” by Pat Conroy. The public was invited to come aboard Tom Wingo’s shrimping boat…

Whitewater to stage ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’ Oct. 13-16

by Sicily Stanton After weeks of tireless rehearsals, set construction, and preparation, Whitewater High School’s production class is very excited to perform the CS. Lewis classic, “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.” The cast consists of the most exceptional theatre students at Whitewater who each auditioned in a competitive environment to be placed in…

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