For the 163 Gainesville High School musicians, dancers and twirlers in The Big Red Machine, the Class AAA football state championship on Saturday is not just another game, but members of the marching band are trying to think of it that way.
Celebrating Gainesville High School's trip to the Class AAA football state championship game is a family affair in Gainesville schools.
Gainesville city employees and school children celebrated the 51st Annual Mayors' Motorcade Send-off Wednesday with holiday tunes and a special visit from Santa.
Did you know Laika was the first dog in space, but lived only a few hours in her Russian rocket ship? Did you know giraffes have knees that can bend forwards and backwards?
The Hall County Board of Education is on track to adopt a hybrid schedule next school year that would allow the system's high schools to operate with 35 fewer teachers. Hall Superintendent Will Schofield estimates the move will annually save the system between $2.5 million and $3 million.
A new sex education curriculum proposed for all elementary schoolers in Gainesville has caused too many parents and educators to blush, and the school board is prompting the district's Sex and AIDS Review Committee to re-evaluate the elementary curriculum it approved this spring.
For many kids, the only thing worse than cleaning your room is being ordered to eat Brussels sprouts.
After a delay of several weeks, vaccinations for the H1N1 flu will soon be available at a school near you.
If you cannot customize kids to an education, customize an education to them. That's the approach Gainesville educators are using to develop a nontraditional high school program to be piloted at Wood's Mill Academy in January. Linda Youngblood, director of instruction for Gainesville schools, said she expects about 30 students to participate in the mostly computer-based high school program this spring, but as many as 150 students could participate next fall. The nontraditional program offers ...
Gainesville High football fans are elated to be going to the state championship football game next Saturday for the first time since 1982. Gainesville came from behind Friday to defeat Flowery Branch 29-21 in a cross-county Class AAA state semifinal showdown at Bobby Gruhn Field. The game was billed as the biggest high school football game in Hall County history. Gainesville ...
Some of the egg-launching contraptions Lakeview Academy freshmen tested Thursday were a smash hit. Others weren't such good eggs.
Despite efforts to get a quality teacher in every classroom, something - besides money - is missing from the education equation. Gainesville City Schools is part of a nationwide effort to find out what that is and how to get it.
As the Gainesville High School Red Elephants and the Flowery Branch High School Falcons prepare to square off for the Class AAA state semifinal game tonight, the superintendents of the respective school systems are making a wager on who will win.
Georgia State University President Mark Becker shared his fervor for football with Rotary Club members on Monday.
As the mercury dips, heating bills soar, and more families are turning to a local nonprofit agency for help to keep their homes cozy this winter.