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Northeast FFA Celebrates National FFA Week

Northeast FFA Celebrates National FFA Week

Northeast High School FFA officers commemorated National FFA Week February 16-23 with visits throughout the community to raise awareness about FFA.

Officers and FFA members visited Macon Mayor Robert Reichert for the signing of the FFA Proclamation claiming National FFA Week February 16-23, 2013 in Macon.

The officers also visited St. Matthew Baptist Church and Elam Alexander Academy where they participated in Agricultural Awareness and Recruitment Day.

Rutland Middle Hosting Second Annual Miss Hurricanes Pageant

 

Second Annual Miss Hurricanes Pageant

 

Date: Saturday, March 16, 2013

 

Location: Rutland Cafetorium (lunchroom)

 

Time: 6:00 p.m. until 8:15 p.m.

 

Cost: Advance tickets- $3.00 for Bibb County students and $5.00 for adults

 

At the door ticket prices- $5.00 for Bibb County students and $7.00 for adults

 

All Bibb County students and their families are invited to support this event.

 

Sponsored by the RMS Community Committee.

Central High FCCLA Members Advance to State

Central High FCCLA Members Advance to State

In late February, nine Central High School Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) students competed at Region STAR Events. Out of the nine, five qualified for state competition. Shayla Holloway, Byanna Burton, and Charkessiya Duhart placed first in Food Innovations.

Roderick Wright and Donald Brown placed second in Life Event Planning.

They will all compete at the State Leadership Meeting held in Athens on March 14-16.

Weaver Middle Celebrates FBLA Activities Night

Weaver Middle Celebrates FBLA Activities Night

Weaver Middle School hosted FBLA Week activities February 11-15. Throughout the week students were allowed to dress according to a theme each day.

On Friday, February 15, more than 250 students helped wrap up the weeklong celebration with Activities Night.

During the event students played basketball in the gym and video games including Wii Tennis in a computer lab, and took part in an informal dance in the school's cafetorium.

Jones Hosts Double Feature with Title I Event, Black History Show

Jones Hosts Double Feature with Title I Event, Black History Show

Families visited Jones Elementary School on Thursday, February 21, for a double-feature event. The evening began with a Title I event, Jones Common Core Explore II, and was followed up by the school's Black History Program, "Apollo Live, A Black History Tribute."

The Title I Curriculum event featured a focus on Math, Science, and Technology. Dean Laskey, the Regional Coordinator for Georgia Youth Science & Technology Centers (GYSTC) at the Museum of Aviation at Robins Air Force Base, provided more than 15 stations of fun-filled learning activities for all grade levels.

Afterward, the special Black History program featured the Phillips Performing Arts Dance Studio and talented students from Jones Elementary.

To view video highlights from the event, visit http://youtu.be/i6u82t3Ycq8.

Bibb Schools Celebrate Read Across America

Bibb Schools Celebrate Read Across America

District students joined millions of their peers across the country in celebrating the National Education Association's (NEA) 16th annual Read Across America Day on Friday, March 1.

At Bruce Elementary School, the top readers in each homeroom attended a party in Dr. Seuss's honor. They also dressed in "Cat in the Hat" costumes and presented each class with "Cat in the Hat" bookmarks. Parent advocates also read to Pre-K and first grade students.

At Hartley Elementary School, volunteers from Mercer University in partnership with Macon Promise Neighborhood read to students during their reading block. The school's Junior Beta Club members participated in an activity as well.

Northeast Celebrates Academic Achievements at Luncheon

Northeast Celebrates Academic Achievements at Luncheon

The top academic students at Northeast High School were rewarded with a luncheon on Friday, February 15, in the Aroma Kitchen of the FCCLA Department.

Students who obtained a cumulative semester average of 90 or higher were invited to bring their parents for an awards program followed by a meal. Deputy Superintendent of Student Affairs Edward Judie served as speaker for the luncheon.

Auriell Wright had the highest cumulative average of 97; Marcus Hill had a 96 average; and Christy Clark, Mia Barnes, and Jamesha Moreman tied for the third highest cumulative average of 93. Parents and students said they were proud of the accomplishments demonstrated.