Category: Education

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When A Seed Is Planted

When A Seed Is Planted

Could a 10th grade history class really change your life? For Mallory Thomas, that is where her journey began. Her final project in the class was to do a report on Kenya.  “After doing the project, I knew I was going to be there someday,” says Mallory. (She has just returned from her third mission...

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Salvation Army – A Slightly Different Path

Salvation Army – A Slightly Different Path

The bus rolls out at 6:50 a.m.. Thirty minutes later 45 kids pull into Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy. They are from all over the United States, all different ages, yet connected by parents that answer an unusual calling. As such, these children support one another, connect with each other, understand each others struggles and challenges...

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All-Around Example

All-Around Example

Self-driven Henry County student alumnus draws up winning play to reach goals, serve as role model – A paltry 0.08 percent. That’s it. Two spots behind a decimal point percentage worth is what kids donning the football pads each time late in summer have by way of a chance to make it to the National...

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Coreda Shaw – Encouraging Youth Within The Community

Coreda Shaw – Encouraging Youth Within The Community

As Henry County experiences a great deal of growth and development, we can attribute much of its upward transformation to those who serve our community. A long-term citizen of 79 years, Coreda Shaw has seen our community transform into a relatively fast-paced area where the dirt roads of Henry County are certainly a thing of...

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5 Easy Ways to Start 2018 Financially Savvy

5 Easy Ways to Start 2018 Financially Savvy

Happy New Year, Henry County!  The new year is in front of us like a blank canvas waiting to be colored.  Is that a bit dramatic?   Possibly…  But if you think about it, 2018 is waiting for all things new, or enhancements on all the things already in place within our lives.  Here are some...

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Building a generational bridge

Building a generational bridge

Sometimes the youngest among us can solve big problems. One such problem is social isolation among older adults. It is estimated that 43 percent of seniors experience some form of social isolation and this percentage is expected to continue to grow as Baby Boomers age over the next two decades. Regardless of whether seniors are...

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Getting Ahead with Dual Enrollment

Getting Ahead with Dual Enrollment

Getting on with life Teens earning a two-year college degree, even before leaving high school Finish high school and then go to college: It’s been the way of our education system for decades. But, like many other parts of life, the way children are being educated is changing, especially for high school students in Henry...

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Robo-Writer

Robo-Writer

(Local 3rd Grade student has“itch” for inventing robots and writing books) By JD Hardin As far back as many of us can recall, we have at one time or another thought about the world with robots all around us. Whether these robots were human-like or merely made our lives easier, there was an invention smart...

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How Safe are Your Kids?

How Safe are Your Kids?

Growing up in McDonough, sildenafil I spent most of my childhood outdoors. I couldn’t wait to get home from school to go splash in the creek or build a new fort with my neighborhood friends. We had a simple set of rules that included being home before the street lights came on, buy and always...

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Like A Boss

Like A Boss

…Do you have days when you feel out of control? …Moments when you aren’t really sure you will be able to keep yourself from yelling at the person who just cut you off?  …Or throwing something away that you just can’t seem to get right?   …What if for no reason you just banged your...