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Board of Education to Honor Years of Service

Board of Education to Honor Years of Service

HOUSTON COUNTY, GA – The Houston County Board of Education will honor employees who have served 45, 35 or 30 years in the Houston County School System today, Oct. 16, 2012.  A reception will be held in their honor at 12:30 p.m. at the Eric P. Staples central office in Perry. 

The reception is sponsored by H.E.A. Federal Credit Union and Stevi B’s.  During the 1:00 p.m. Board meeting, honorees will be called to the stage individually to be presented a framed certificate, years of service pin, Board of Education lapel pin and Board of Education medallion by Superintendent Dr. Robin Hines and members of the Board.  The H.E.A. Federal Credit Union will also present the honorees with a gift. 

The employees who will be honored are listed below.

45 Years of Service

«    Robert Haynes, Veterans High School

35 Years of Service

WRHS Presents "Avenue Q"

WRHS Presents "Avenue Q"

HOUSTON COUNTY, GA – The Warner Robins High School Theatre Department will present Avenue Q School Edition, the high school version, on Nov. 3, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. and on Nov. 4, at 3:00 p.m.  Tickets are $5 and may be purchased at the door.    

Winner of the Tony "Triple Crown" for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book, Avenue Q is packed with heart.  This laugh-out-loud musical tells the timeless story of a recent college graduate, Princeton, who moves into a shabby New York apartment on Avenue Q. 

He soon discovers that although the residents seem nice, it is clear that this is not your ordinary neighborhood.  Together, Princeton and his new-found friends struggle to find jobs, dates and their ever-elusive purpose in life.

VHS Presents "Elephant's Graveyard"

VHS Presents "Elephant's Graveyard"

 

HOUSTON COUNTY, GA – The Veteran’s High School Theatre Department will present Elephant’s Graveyard on Oct. 25 and Oct. 26, 2012, at 6:00 p.m.  Tickets are $5 and may be purchased at the door.    

Based on a historical event, this play by George Brant explores the collision between a circus, the railroad and the town, which demands that an elephant be executed for killing one of its handlers.  Set in the Tennessee backwater of Erwin in 1916, the nexus of Elephant’s Graveyard’s may be summed up by its recurrent refrain: “There was a town and there was a railroad and there was a circus and there was a man with red hair, and there was an elephant.”

Veteran’s High is located at 340 Piney Grove Road in Kathleen.  The play is directed by drama teacher Cindy Sams.  For more information, please call 478-218-7737 or e-mail Cindy.Sams@hcbe.net.

Applications Now Available For 55th Robins Regional Chamber Christmas Parade

Applications Now Available For 55th Robins Regional Chamber Christmas Parade

WARNER ROBINS, GA- Entry applications are now available for the 55th Annual Robins Regional Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade.  Themed “The 12 Days of Christmas,” this year’s parade will spotlight the many aspects of the season.  The parade will be held Saturday, December 1, 2012 with a 10:00 a.m. start at the intersection of Houston Road and Watson Blvd.

 

Bonaire Middle FFCLA Attends DISCOVER Training

Bonaire Middle FFCLA Attends DISCOVER Training

 

Houston County, GA – Bonaire Middle School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Chapter members attended the first  DISCOVER Training held at Camp John Hope in Ft. Valley on Aug. 18, 2012.  DISCOVER stands for:  Developing Individual Chapter Officers with Vision, Energy and Responsibilities.

The training was created to assist FCCLA Chapter members and officers to develop the necessary skills to become an effective leader and to maintain a productive and successful local FCCLA.  Schools from the entire state of Georgia attended the training.  Bonaire Middle School FCCLA Chapter members who attended DISCOVER Training were:  Danny Alvarez, Abbelina Hinojosa, Makaela Fitzwater, Dylan Rigney and Peyton Roark.

NHS Presents "Jekyll & Hyde"

NHS Presents "Jekyll & Hyde"

 

HOUSTON COUNTY, GA – The Northside High School Theatre Department will present Jekyll & Hyde on Oct. 30 and Oct. 31 at 7:00 p.m. in the Ray Horne Theatre.  Tickets are $5 and may be purchased at the door.    

Jekyll & Hyde is a musical based on the novella Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson.  The musical ran on Broadway for 1,543 performances, from 1997 through 2001.

Northside High is located at 926 Green Street in Warner Robins.  The play is directed by drama teacher Brian Barnett.  For more information call 478-929-7858, ext. 41874, or e-mail brian.barnett@hcbe.net.

WRHS Students Promote Demon Depot

WRHS Students Promote Demon Depot

 

Houston County, GA – Warner Robins High School advanced marketing students Aeriel Brown and Summer Irvine completed a project aimed at increasing interest and sales at the Demon Depot for the month of September.  Demon Depot is a school-based enterprise where fans may purchase spirit items such as T-shirts, cups, foam fingers, chairs and umbrellas.

This project included creating a sales promotion, Football Trivia Friday.  Football Trivia Fridays is Demon trivia every Friday where students are asked simple Demon Football history questions.  Those with the right answer win a free bag of cookies from the Demon Depot.  Aeriel and Summer created flyers and a large poster to generate store traffic by targeting parents and visitors in addition to students.