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Preschool Curriculum developed by Renowned Author and Early Learning Expert helps Atlanta Childcare

Preschool Curriculum developed by Renowned Author and Early Learning Expert helps Atlanta Childcare

WINGS Curriculum congratulates Atlanta Job Corps Child Development Center for earning national accreditation by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The center received its congratulatory letter for national accreditation on Friday, March 11, 2011. Creator of WINGS, Momprenuer, Dr. Bisa, as she’s affectionately called, says, “Director DeNita Gail Murdock-Haley and her staff worked diligently to upgrade the quality of their program and succeeded in earning the national ‘mark for quality’ for their center. We at WINGS celebrate with the Atlanta Job Corps staff for earning this world-renowned recognition.”

WINGS is an acronym for Wonder, Interests, Needs, Goals and Skills, “The essential components of a developmentally and culturally appropriate curriculum”, shares Dr.

Time changes next year for Middle and High schools

Time changes next year for Middle and High schools

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. -- An additional 20 minutes of high school instructional time for 2011-2012, approved by the school board on March 15, brings new start and end times for middle schools, and a different end time for high schools.

The school system decided to adjust the start times between middle and high schools in an effort to reduce traffic congestion, especially at the South Complex (Rising Starr Middle and Starr’s Mill High) and the North Complex (Flat Rock Middle and Sandy Creek High). Currently, all middle schools start at 8:25 a.m. and end at 3:40 p.m. All high schools begin at 8:40 a.m. and release at 3:20 p.m.

Next year, middle school will start and end 10 minutes earlier, 8:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

$40 = 4 Class Pass for Group Piano or Guitar Lessons at Eclectic Music (50% off)

$40 = 4 Class Pass for Group Piano or Guitar Lessons at Eclectic Music (50% off)

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Fayette’s First Army JROTC Seeks Cadets/Instructors

Fayette’s First Army JROTC Seeks Cadets/Instructors

FAYETTEVILLE – (submitted by Melinda Berry-Dreisbach) History is in the making as the Fayette County Public School System brings its second ever Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) program online next year.

After years of waiting for approval from the U.S. Army ROTC, Fayette County High finally got the go ahead to offer the Army JROTC program for the 2011-2012 school year. This marks the second JROTC program for the school system; Air Force JROTC was established at Sandy Creek High nine years ago.

High school JROTC programs focus on leadership and character development in students. The Army JROTC curriculum develops young people’s leadership skills while also teaching self-management, health and problem solving skills. Its mission is to inspire students to set a course for success by teaching them to be self-reliant, motivated to complete their education, and to be successful, productive citizens.

New Course Textbook Available for Public Review

FAYETTEVILLE – (submitted by Melinda Barry-Breisbach) The textbook recommended for the new high school math course, Mathematics of Finance, is on display for public review and comment at the LaFayette Educational Center located at 205 LaFayette Avenue in Fayetteville.

The textbook will be available for review and comment through April 18 during regular office hours. The board of education will vote on the adoption of the textbook at the regular business meeting on April 19.

Mathematics of Finance is an option to Math 4 in the senior year of study. The standards for this course were adopted by the Georgia Department of Education in November, and counts as a core unit of mathematics toward earning a high school diploma. Fayette will offer the course next year to high school seniors.

Winston Churchill’s Descendent Delivers Special Invitation

Winston Churchill’s Descendent Delivers Special Invitation

FAYETTEVILLE – (submitted by Melinda Barry-Dreisbach) A visit of historical proportions took place on Friday at Fayette County High.

Sir Winston Churchill’s great grandson, Duncan Sandys, and also the Lord Mayor of the City of Westminster, made a personal appearance to invite the school’s chorus to perform in the London International Choral Festival taking place in London, England December 27, 2011-January 4, 2012.

The choral festival is being held in conjunction with the London New Year's Parade. This will be the first official event in Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee Celebration, honoring 60 years on the throne.