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MGSC to join National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics

MGSC to join National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics

Middle Georgia State College will join the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics this fall.

The NAIA formally extended the invitation Monday, April 14, during its annual convention of member schools. It's a major step for Middle Georgia State, a bachelor's degree-granting institution moving toward university status.

Mark Scott named finalist for Houston County superintendent

Mark Scott named finalist for Houston County superintendent


Houston County's school board has named their choice to be their next school superintendent.

He's Mark Scott, former principal at Northside High School and currently the assistant superintendent for human resources.

But it's not official until the district negotiates a contract with Scott. The board votes again on April 8.

Last Friday, they interviewed Scott and a second candidate, whose name was not released.

Kohl's scholarship program application phase ends Friday

Kohl's scholarship program application phase ends Friday

Visit kohlskids.com for more information.

Pre-K openings at Lindsey, Pearl Stephens Elementary

Pre-K openings at Lindsey, Pearl Stephens Elementary

Lindsey Elementary and Pearl Stephens Elementary have openings for Pre-Kindergarten students.  The positions will be filled out of zone on a first-come, first-served basis for those not already enrolled in a Bright from the Start Pre-K program.  There are two openings at each school.  

Pre-K students must be four years old on or before September 1.  Only a parent or legal guardian may register a child.  Registration is at the Central Registration office, which is open 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Pre-K registration requires the following items:

·         Parent/Guardian Photo ID

·         Certified Birth Certificate

·         Guardianship/Custody Orders if the child does not live with his natural parents

High school seniors: Apply for $500 scholarship if parent working at Robins

High school seniors: Apply for $500 scholarship if parent working at Robins

The Robins Air Force Base CGOC is offering a $500 scholarship to local high school seniors who have a parent currently working at Robins. 

The scholarship is designed to reward outstanding academic achievement and leadership by assisting a senior who plans on attending a four-year college or university.

4 Houston County Schools named AP STEM Achievement Schools

 4 Houston County Schools named AP STEM Achievement Schools

Four Houston County high schools were named 2014 AP STEM Achievement Schools by State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge.

Houston County High, Warner Robins High, Northside High and Veterans High were named.

An AP Challenge School is a school where students are testing in at least two AP math courses and 2 AP science courses and at least 40 percent of those test scores are earning results of three or higher, according to a release.

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