New principals have been named for four Forsyth County Schools.
Four new Principals were named for the 2020-2021 school Year. Theay are
Megan Thompson, Lakeside Middle School
2019-20 principal, Kim Head, is retiring.
Thompson started teaching at South Forsyth Middle School, then became an assistant principal at Sharon Elementary School for three years prior to transferring to Lakeside Middle School as an assistant principal in 2017. She has been a Teacher of the Year as well as a committee member on two National Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence. She holds a doctorate degree from Walden University.
Halcyon Opens Two New Food Service Locations
Roswell-based Land of a Thousand Hills Coffee will open its new location at Halcyon on Saturday, bringing the total number of retailers and restaurants open at the Forsyth County mixed-use village to 27 concepts. Johns Creek-based Pharaoh Nails and Spa also opened its new location at Halcyon earlier this month.
Road Closings Due to Flooding
Nursing department earns state ranking
The University of North Georgia (UNG) Department of Nursing was ranked No. 11 in the state by Nursing Schools Almanac. The publication collected information from more than 3,000 schools nationally, and less than 35 percent made the final list.
GOSA’s Single Statewide Accountability System (SSAS) Awards
In a press release from Forsyth County Schools
Congratulations to the 17 Forsyth County schools that recently received the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement’s (GOSA) 2019 Highest Performing and/or Greatest Gains school awards.
Johns Creek Chamber of Commerce gets new COO
Forsyth County Schools Addresses Coronavirus
A recent message to Forsyth County Schools parents asks parents to keep children at home if they recently returned from China, due to the coronavirus.
Recent Food Service Inspections
Restaurant and food service inspections for the past few weeks
Items on the inspection form has a point value ranging from 1 to 9. Violations deduct points from a best possible score of 100. The higher the risk for illness, will result in higher point deduction.
Letter grades assigned are A for totals of 90-100 points, B for 89 to 80, C for 70 to 79 and U for less than 70. Restaurants that are grated C or lower have their violations listed.
Habitat for Humanity-North Central Georgia Empowers Two Families Through Homeownership
Gainsville, GA –In a press relaease on January 28, 2020,
This past weekend, Habitat-NCG held the dedication ceremony of two homes in North Forsyth County for the Joines and Williams families
FoCo Woman Publisher Named to Forsyth County Humane Society Board of Directors
UNG is #1
The University of North Georgia claimed the spot as the No. 1 cyber operations university team in the nation.