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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.

Voter Awareness Rally Planned at Veterans High School

Voter Awareness Rally Planned at Veterans High School

 

HOUSTON COUNTY, GA – Veterans High School is hosting an event to raise awareness about the importance of voting.  On Oct. 4, 2012, the National English Honor Society and Rho Kappa, the Social Studies Honor Society, are teaming up to lead a voter awareness rally in the Veterans High cafeteria beginning at 8:00 a.m.  Board of Education Social Studies Coordinator Pam Knauer, Veterans High Principal Dr. Lionel Brown and Veterans High Social Studies Department Chair David Shepherd will speak on civic duty.  In addition there will be a mock election, various school group performances, trivia and concessions. 

Media Specialist David Bailey will register students and faculty to vote.  The registration deadline for this Nov. 6, election is Oct. 9.

Below is a schedule of events:

·         8:00 - 8:15 a.m., Welcome

Macon State College Awarded "Military Friendly" Status

Macon State College Awarded "Military Friendly" Status

 

Macon State College has been named to the 2013 list of Military Friendly Schools by Victory Media, which targets publications to military personnel transitioning into civilian life.

The 2013 Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus.

“Inclusion on the 2013 list of Military Friendly Schools shows Macon State College’s commitment to providing a supportive environment for military students,” said Sean Collins, director for G.I. Jobs and vice president at Victory Media.