Rising freshmen, sophomores and juniors from outside the Hall County school district will have a chance to enroll in any open seats at the districts' three high school International Baccalaureate programs plus the new science, technology, engineering and mathematics program for the 2013–14 school-year.
With only a few months to go until the end of the 2012-2013 school year, Northeast Georgia's 15- and 16-year olds might be wondering where and when the task of earning a driver's license could happen this summer.
She arrived in Gainesville at 7 feet, 6 inches tall, 14 feet long and weighing 2,200 pounds Friday afternoon at the intersection of Green and Academy streets, one of Gainesville's heaviest-trafficked sites.
It has come down to this moment. The Rock at Gainesville High School is painted with "King of Courts" and "Macon It Happen" and once stark-white poster boards are now painted with bright red and black numbers and names.
Each year, school districts in Northeast Georgia's Pioneer RESA area honor an individual who has a strong commitment to improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities by presenting the Philip Wright Award.
When President Barack Obama ordered broad federal spending cuts known as sequestration last Friday, the Gainesville Board of Education and Superintendent Merrianne Dyer knew where cuts might occur within the Gainesville City Schools system.