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Houston County Schools Pre-K & Kindergarten Registration Begins March 7

HOUSTON COUNTY, GA – The Houston County School System will register children for Pre-K and Kindergarten for the 2011-2012 school year March 7 to 18, 2011.  Registration will be held Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the zoned school.  To register, Pre-K students must be four years old on or before September 1; Kindergarten students must be five years old on or before September 1.  Only a parent or legal guardian may register a child. 

Miss WRHS Pageant Scheduled for January 22

The Miss Warner Robins High School (WRHS) 2011 Scholarship Pageant will be held Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. at the Homer J. Walker Civic Center in Warner Robins. 

Tickets will be on sale at WRHS from January 18-21 and the night of the pageant for $10. 

This year’s country-styled theme will feature the song “Wildflower” and will showcase the reigning Miss WRHS Britni Foskey. 

All reigning queens from Houston County schools are invited to attend in crown and sash to be recognized. 

For more information, contact Tonya Holcomb at tonya.holcomb@hcbe.net or Libbet Turner at libbet.turner@hcbe.net or 478-929-7877, ext. 51609.

Houston County School System Teacher Job Fair

The Houston County School System will host its annual Teacher Job Fair on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011, at Warner Robins High School.

Teachers interested in employment with the system are invited to stop by the job fair on Saturday, Feb. 5, from 9 a.m. until noon. 

Representatives from 38 schools will conduct screening interviews, so candidates should bring resumes.

Presentations on the Georgia Teacher Academy for Preparation and Pedagogy - GaTAPP - will be offered at 10 a.m. and again at 11 a.m. in the Warner Robins High auditorium. 

GaTAPP is an option for individuals who desire to teach but hold a bachelor's degree or higher in a field other than education.

Warner Robins High is located at 401 South Davis Drive in Warner Robins. 

First Presbyterian Day School Wins Robotics Competition

First Presbyterian Day School Wins Robotics Competition

Students from the First Presbyterian Day School in Macon, GA hold the First Place Trophy they won at the STARBASE ROBINS FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Lego League Regional Robotics Tournament at the Museum of Aviation January 8, 2011. 

The group beat out 36 other teams at the Museum which was the location of one of three regional tournaments held in Georgia.

The team also won an award for Best Robot Performance.

The FPD Day School “Team Red” will now compete at the FIRST Lego League State Tournament to be held at Georgia Tech on January 29, 2011. 

This year’s tournament theme was Body Forward which focuses on medicine. 

Students competed in three rounds of competition with a robot they built themselves to complete tasks on a large competition board. 

They also gave two presentations about medical research to a panel of judges. 

Daycare: Weather Closings for Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Belles & Beaus Christian Learning Center in Houston County closed Tuesday.

Bonaire First Baptist Preschool, closed

Jacobs Ladder Educational Childcare Center 1 and 2 Centerville and Bonaire, closed

Stepping Stones, all 3 locations in Byron and Warner Robins will open at 9 a.m.

Schools: Weather Closings for Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Houston County schools, closed

Sacred Heart School, closed

Westside Baptist Academy, closed

Daycare: Weather Delays and Closings for Monday, January 10, 2011

Acquire Wisdom Daycare Learning Center

Belles and Beaus Christian Learning Center

Bonaire First Baptist Preschool

Cheerful Cherubs Preschool

Cherished Children Daycare

Childcare Network in Macon and Warner Robins are tentatively closed Monday, but may open at 10 a.m. if weather permits.

Children's Best Learning Center

Children's Friend Learning Center

Christ United Methodist School

Eagle Springs Children's Center and Georgia Pre K, Centerville

Fawling Angels Daycare

Georgia Pre-K program, Meadowdale Learning Centers, Warner Robins and Perry

Great Start Learning Center

Happy Hour Service Center

Jacob's Ladder Educational Childcare Center 2, Bonaire

Jacob's Ladder Educational Childcare Center, Centerville

Meadowdale Learning Center and pre-K in Warner Robins and Perry, both closed.

New Beginning Childcare Center

New Generation Daycare & Learning Center