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Lorraine elementary names top picks

Lorraine Elementary School recently named its "Pick of the Pride" Students of the Month for October.

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Shoal Creek announces top students

Shoal Creek Elementary School recently announced its Students of the Month for October.

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ACT announces student poster contest

IOWA CITY, IOWA -- ACT kicks off its annual high school student poster design contest on October 18. The goal of the contest is to encourage others to plan and prepare for college. Winners will be selected based on creativity, visual appeal and overall impact.

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BB&GC member raises money

Barksdale Boys & Girls Club member Michael Knoblock, son of Celina Knoblock who also works at the club as the Latino Outreach Coordinator, recently designed a T-shirt as part of the Lexis Nexis Windward Challenge 2010 that was sold at a 5K event and raised $100,000 for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta. Knoblock, 14, is a student at the Rockdale Magnet School of Science and Technology. He also received an iPad as a prize for best design.

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Clayton State Graduate Studies offers open house

Morrow -- The Clayton State University School of Graduate Studies next open house will be held on Tuesday.

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Sixteen George Walton Academy Students Earn AP Scholar Awards

Sixteen students at George Walton Academy have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP Exams.

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GPC to hold Dual Enrollment info session

Georgia Perimeter College will hold a Dual Enrollment information session at its Newton Campus, off Ga. Highway 11 in Covington, from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the lecture hall in building 2N.

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Shoal Creek names top students

Shoal Creek Elementary School recently named its Students of the Month for September. The winners are Ajanae Pullen, Alexander Thomas, Alexandrea Pritchett, Amari Akua, Andrea Heard, Ava Mauldin, Brandon Foster, Brianna Pinckney, Cameron McFarland, Chris Peacock, DaRon Williams, Darrion Dalton, David Harris, Ethan Badgett, Gabriel St. Jean, Grace Ann Miller, Isabelle Williams, Iyaunna Cheathem, Jacari Porter, Jada Jacobs, Janvi Patel, Jayla Taylor, Jaylen Aikens, Jayme Vera, Jaysaan Coleman, Jordyn Richardson, Jose Palomino, Julian Robinson, Kayla Harrison, Kendall Hill, Kevin Rowe, Kharissa Gabaree, Kyran Law, Landon Conner, Lauren Shaw, Lesley Wiley, Lleyton Bather, Lynetria Bailey, Madison Haan, Matthew Knight, Melody Maddox, Princess Binion, Sariaya Longmire, Savannah Champine, Shalynn Turpin, Sya Chandler, Sydney Howell, Sydney Turner and Tyler Gilbert.

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Rockdale Career Academy's Technology Student Association attends CORE

Rockdale Career Academy's Technology Student Association recently participated in CORE (Chapter Officer Retreat for Excellence) in Clayton. The chapter officers learned valuable skills such as leadership techniques, teamwork activities and how to run an effective TSA chapter and also participated in a Light the Night walk and along with over 500 other TSA officers raised over $3,000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma society. Pictured, from left, are (front row) Amy Carter, Advisor; Roli Amelia Edun, Secretary; Amanda Mordt, Vice President; (back row) Cameron Harper, Sergeant-at-Arms; Khalid Griffin, Treasurer; and Samantha Greene, President.

GSU's College of Education to promote service learning in schools and communities

ATLANTA - Faculty from all six departments in Georgia State University's College of Education will be working together over the next three years to increase service learning throughout metro Atlanta.

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Banding together: High schools ready for exhibition

CONYERS -- The Rockdale County high school bands will continue their tradition of holding a joint marching event next week.

Three Rockdale County teens graduate from Youth Challenge

Jermaine D. Cody, Jaquan M. House and Richardo D. Walker of Conyers are among 214 cadets graduating from the Georgia National Guard's Youth Challenge Academy at Fort Gordon this year.

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Honey Creek Elementary Students of the Month

Honey Creek Elementary School recently named its Good Citizens, or Students of the Month, for January.

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Lorraine Elementary Students of the Month

Lorraine Elementary School recently named its Students of the Month for January.

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Scouts get training

Boy Scout Troup 410 from St. Pius Catholic Church in Conyers recently visited the Rockdale County Board of Education meeting.