Hall County School District Superintendent Will Schofield stuck to his previous stance on bathroom policies following a ruling by the Supreme Court on Wednesday that a Virginia school board can block a transgender male from using the boys restroom when school starts next month.
The technology department for Hall County schools is two-thirds of the way through with an $8.1 million project, has about 18,000 machines to maintain and added 9,000 Chromebooks to its arsenal during the past school year.
When Hall County schools considers teacher applicants, anyone who is bilingual in Spanish or Mandarin Chinese "has a leg up," Superintendent Will Schofield said, and that is the case in the business world, too.
Hall County's new Early College @ Jones program, which gives high schoolers a head start on college, is expected to start Aug. 5 with about 150 students - more than double the number first anticipated.
The North Georgia Community Foundation is accepting nominations for its annual Philanthropy Awards, which include the Woodrow Steward Leadership in Philanthropy Award and the Gus Whalen Young Philanthropist Award, through Aug. 12.
Burlington Stores will wrap up a two-day community job fair Thursday at the Holiday Inn-Lanier Center as the company seeks to hire approximately 75 people for its new store at North Lake Square on Dawsonville Highway.