Poland might be an ocean away from most Hall County residents, but for two North Georgia College & State University seniors, the country is right next to their hearts.
For Judy Bowers, teaching is about compassion. It's about going to New York City and seeing children living in stairwells, about developing a desire to work with kids of different abilities, different backgrounds and different families. It's about building success and a love of learning. That's why the kindergarten teacher at Centennial Arts Academy was selected as the Gainesville school system's Teacher of the Year for 2013. "The best part of being a teacher is ...
Belinda Sauret did not want to follow in her sister's footsteps and become a Spanish teacher. But the Argentinean-born and Puerto Rican-raised college graduate eventually changed her mind. Now she's both a Spanish instructor at West Hall High School and Hall County Schools Teacher of the Year 2013. She and her husband were both teaching at Gainesville State College when the Hall system began pursuing International Baccalaureate programs. "International Baccalaureate, in addition to being genuinely ...
The future looks optimistic for the state's poultry industry, agriculture leaders announced Thursday at the annual Georgia Ag Forecast.
More than 40 percent of Hall County students are overweight, according to data obtained by the school system.
ATLANTA - Shiny machines, colored plastic egg crates and even some transport vehicles filled the Georgia World Congress Center on Tuesday as the poultry industry kicked off its annual trade show.
Scoliosis is a scary word for most middle schoolers. The disease, which is a curvature of the spine, affects one out of every 10 people, according to Mallory Daniel, 15, Miss Lake Lanier Outstanding Teen 2012. Daniel knows full well. The freshman at Evans High School in East Georgia was diagnosed with scoliosis in sixth grade. Her curve is now 33 degrees, and she goes to the doctor every four months to check its progress. ...
There will be some new courses added to Hall County's curricula next year, pending board approval tonight.
When Georgia passed House Bill 87, the Illegal Immigration Reform and Reinforcement Act of 2011, the agriculture industry struggled with a sudden labor loss statewide.
America has a labor conundrum: Its unemployment rate continues to rise and yet some industries can't find enough workers.
ATLANTA - In a time of constant change and technological advancements, the world of education has stood relatively still. Now it's playing catch-up.
Kindergartners at Mount Vernon Elementary School heard quite the tale Thursday morning - a tale of a tail, to be exact.
Hall County and Gainesville teachers can breathe sighs of relief: there are no furlough or reduced work schedule days on the 2012-2013 calendars yet.
School officials are concerned about the safety of teachers and students on the road connecting Gainesville High School, Centennial Arts Academy and Wood's Mill High School.
A handful of area schools were recognized Tuesday for their students' performance on standardized tests.