• News for Education

    Wednesday, May 22, 2019
    Bright Ideas, a grant program sponsored by the Flint Energies Foundation and Flint Energies, your Touchstone Energy Cooperative, awards teachers money for innovative lessons and projects to energize learning in their students. In 2018, a total of $26,500 was awarded using participating Flint members’ small change through Operation Round Up. Since 2006, nearly $225,000 has been awarded to ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education
    Friday, May 10, 2019
    Georgia lawmakers gave final passage to the state’s $27.5 billion budget for the 2020 fiscal year, beginning July 1, 2019. Built on the state’s lowest estimate of revenue growth in a decade, the FY 2020 budget projects a conservative 3.2 percent increase in tax and fee collections above the previous fiscal year. The vast majority of new funding over the $26.9 billion amended FY 2019 budget is ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Political, Education
    Friday, April 19, 2019
    The Peach County School District will be participating in the Seamless Summer Meal Program option again this year!  Free breakfast and lunch will be offered to children between June 3rd through June 27, 2019.  Sites in Fort Valley and Byron (exact locations to be announced) to serve all areas. If you or your business would like to sponsor a site, please contact Matoshia Lewis at ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Monday, April 08, 2019
    The Career, Technical & Agricultural Department at Peach County High School would like to congratulate Averi Eberhart, Brannon Jarvis, Jose Lopez, Kadarius McMiller, Dev Patel, Jordan Patterson, Jameson Suddeth, Matthew Walker, Logan Layton, Skyler Roberson, and Ismael Garcia (not pictured).   In addition to completed the Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair pathway these students have taken ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education
    Thursday, April 04, 2019
    FVSU team defeats nineteen competing teams from major colleges and universities across the State Of Georgia in the competition sponsored by the Georgia Chamber of Commerce   Team ExtendoSocket, made up of FVSU students Ryeshia Cutliff, KeAndre Leaks, Prentis Marshall, and Derek Curry, won the Georgia Inventure Prize Competition, hosted by the Georgia Chamber of Commerce. The final round was be ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Press Release
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