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Rockdale SAT scores rise slightly

Rockdale SAT scores rise slightly

CONYERS - Rockdale students SAT scores went up slightly from last year, following the state trend and bucking the national trend.

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GPTC to launch film and TV production program

GPTC to launch film and TV production program

COVINGTON - Dr. Jabari Simama, President of Georgia Piedmont College, told the Board of Commissioners Tuesday night the school will be introducing a three-track film and ...

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Posted: sep. 02, 2015 10:21 p.m.
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Rockdale Youth Leadership seeks applicants

Rockdale Youth Leadership seeks applicants

CONYERS - Rockdale Youth Leadership is looking for sophomore applicants for this year's leadership development program.

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Posted: sep. 02, 2015 12:44 p.m.
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Rockdale students ACT scores remain steady

Rockdale students ACT scores remain steady

CONYERS - Rockdale County Public Schools' newly released ACT test scores remained steady despite a larger number of students taking the test compared to last year.

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Posted: aug. 26, 2015 6:16 p.m.
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School system enrollment grows

School system enrollment grows

CONYERS - After recent years of flat enrollment during the recession, Rockdale County Public Schools' student body is growing again.

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Posted: aug. 13, 2015 7:06 p.m. | Updated: aug. 13, 2015 7:55 p.m.
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Ticked: Oxford professor looks at tick populations

Ticked: Oxford professor looks at tick populations

Ticks.

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Posted: aug. 11, 2015 11:21 a.m. | Updated: aug. 13, 2015 1:16 p.m.
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Newton school cleared after evacuation

Newton school cleared after evacuation

COVINGTON - Cousins Middle School has been cleared by law enforcement as safe for students after a telephoned threat was received regarding the safety of the ...

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Posted: aug. 12, 2015 3:15 p.m.
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Sims Elementary briefly evacuated for smoke false alarm

Sims Elementary briefly evacuated for smoke false alarm

CONYERS - The school day started outside for many Sims Elementary students as the school was evacuated early this morning when what looked like smoke was ...

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Posted: aug. 12, 2015 11:21 a.m.
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GPTC offers production assistant program for film/TV industry jobs

GPTC offers production assistant program for film/TV industry jobs

Ever imagined working on a movie or television production set? Would you know what to get if you were asked for a C47, or a ...

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Posted: aug. 10, 2015 8:16 p.m.
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Accident delays Lorraine Elementary buses, possibly Davis Middle buses

Accident delays Lorraine Elementary buses, possibly Davis Middle buses

School buses may be delayed for Lorraine Elementary and Davis Middle after an accident near Ga. Highway 138 and East Fairview Road tied up the ...

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Posted: aug. 05, 2015 2:39 p.m.
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Ga. Superintendent seeks students for advisory council

Ga. Superintendent seeks students for advisory council

State School Superintendent Richard Woods is seeking middle and high school students to serve on his fall 2015 Student Advisory Council. Applications are due Aug ...

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Posted: aug. 04, 2015 2:46 p.m.
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PHOTOS: First Day of School

PHOTOS: First Day of School

Rockdale County Public School students got up bright and early, donned new backpacks, put on fresh new shoes, and headed out to start a new ...

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Posted: aug. 03, 2015 2:41 p.m.
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School board approves millage rate decrease

The Rockdale County Board of Education voted 5-1 (with member Katrina Young not present) to lower the school portion of the property tax rate by ...

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Posted: jul. 30, 2015 9:47 p.m. | Updated: aug. 03, 2015 12:47 a.m.
Superintendent performance bonus awarded

Superintendent performance bonus awarded

The Rockdale County school board approved a 5 percent bonus, or $8,750, Thursday night for Rockdale Superintendent Richard Autry for achieving performance goals outlined ...

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Posted: jul. 23, 2015 8:33 p.m.
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RCPS student registration moves to Parker Road July 27-Aug. 7

RCPS student registration moves to Parker Road July 27-Aug. 7

Rockdale County Public Schools student registration office will temporarily move to 1400 Parker Road from July 24-August 7 to handle the increased volume of families ...

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Posted: jul. 10, 2015 10:12 a.m.
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Hightower Trail, Sims Elementary on state Focus List

Two Rockdale County Public Schools were recently identified as among 165 Title I schools in the state cited for their achievement gap. The Georgia Department ...

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Posted: jul. 09, 2015 1:51 a.m.

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