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Bibb County schools close Tuesday, Wednesday

Bibb County schools close Tuesday, Wednesday

Bibb County schools are CLOSED TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY for students.

Staff should report normally on Tuesday. Staff DOES NOT report Wednesday

Howard High Senior Named Semifinalist for Intel Science Talent Search 2014

Howard High Senior Named Semifinalist for Intel Science Talent Search 2014

Teva Ilan, a Howard High School senior, was one of 300 students nationwide to be named a semifinalist in the Intel Science Talent Search 2014. As a semifinalist, Teva will receive a $1,000 award. In addition, Howard High School will receive $1,000 in recognition of its excellence in science education. The Intel Science Talent Search brings together the best and brightest young scientific minds in the United States to compete for $1.25 million in awards. Semifinalists were selected from nearly 1,800 entrants hailing from 489 high schools throughout the country.

Northeast High Junior Wins Georgetown Club of Georgia Writing Competition

Northeast High Junior Wins Georgetown Club of Georgia Writing Competition

Auriel Wright, a junior at Northeast High School, was awarded first prize in the Georgetown Club of Georgia's 11th annual writing competition for high school juniors. The Georgetown Club of Georgia is an alumni association for Georgetown University graduates who now reside in Georgia.

This year's essay topic encouraged students to envision themselves as the Secretary General of the United Nations and to discuss the most important issues facing the community of nations today.

Essays are judged on creativity, understanding of world issues, clarity of thought and grammar. First prize was a $1,500 scholarship, which Auriel will be able to use for school supplies.

School Nutrition Employees Win Local Competition

School Nutrition Employees Win Local Competition
The Bibb County School Nutrition Association held its annual contest Thursday, January 23, at Elam Alexander Academy @ Burke. School Nutrition employees could enter dishes in three categories: Breakfast with Whole Grain, Chicken Entree, and Vegetable Side Dish. First place winners move on to the district competition, which takes place Tuesday, January 28, and then winners from that contest move on to the state competition held at Le Cordon Bleu in Atlanta. Local winners were: Rhonda Drawhorn from Union Elementary School for her Chewy Oat Bars, Gloria Terry from Vineville Academy of the Arts for her Chicken Roll-up, and Marie Gilchrist from Miller Middle School for her Roasted Broccoli with a Twist.

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School, day care closings in Central Georgia

School, day care closings in Central Georgia

Here is the list of school and daycare closings for Monday, January 6:

Apple Tree Academy - CLOSED

Bibb County - CLOSED

Care-A-Lot Learning - CLOSED

School, day care closings in Central Georgia

School, day care closings in Central Georgia

Here is the list of school and daycare closings for Monday, January 6:

Apple Tree Academy - CLOSED

Bibb County - CLOSED

Care-A-Lot Learning - CLOSED