Education

Vote for your Favorite Teacher

By Robert Fezza and Steve Siders If you read our August column, “When a Teacher Lights a Spark,” you read the first-hand account of Robert’s experience as a parent—hoping his son would develop an interest in, and an appreciation for, personal finance at a young age. Spoiler alert—it finally happened, but it took the creativity and inspiration of his son’s teacher to bring it to the surface. Teachers are the best. It’s easy to say, and we often think so, but how frequently do you actually say “thank you” or show your appreciation? A shiny red apple may be the

ROSWELL MOVES!

Schedule of Events Announced for First Open Streets Event in Roswell Bike Roswell! and the City of Roswell will launch the first “open streets” program in the city on Sunday, April 29 with Roswell Moves!. A five-block section of Canton Street in historic downtown Roswell will be used for complimentary fun, games, and demonstrations to promote

New Urbanism Is Paying Off For Many Local Home Owners

New Urbanism Is Paying Off For Many Local Home Owners By Kirsten Ricci Roswell has always been a little different. It has a long history of deep-seated neighborhoods coupled with numerous typical suburban neighborhoods. However, the charm of small town life is never far away. Keeping the correct balance of growth versus change is difficult.

Fulton Co. Schools Update

Fulton County School System is ready to open August 8 The 2016-2017 school year starts on Monday, August 8, for thousands of children in Fulton County. A back-to-school focused news conference was held today by Fulton County Schools Superintendent Jeff Rose and Deputy Superintendents Rob Anderson (Academics) and Patrick Burke (Operations). The entire news conference can

Creative Writing Camps for Kids

Barrington Hall Hosts Creative Writing Summer Day Camps for Kids Roswell’s historic Barrington Hall will continue its fifth year of children’s creative writing summer camps in June and July. The camps are designed for children ages 10-14 and will be held Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year’s camps include: June

Roswell’s New Elementary School Close To Name

Roswell’s New Elementary School Close To Name Last year the Fulton County School Board formed a Naming Committee for the new elementary school on Hwy. 9. Area Superintendent Margaret Pupilio chaired the committee, which has held 2 meetings. The result of those meetings have resulted in the following suggestions for the school: Vickery Mill Elementary

Free SAT Practice Test

Free SAT Practice Test at the East Roswell Library The East Roswell Library, a part of the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System, invites high school students to take a free mock SAT test on Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. This will be a comprehensive evaluation test in a simulated and proctored environment at the

COTTAGE SCHOOL ANNOUNCES NEW ED

THE COTTAGE SCHOOL ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, STEVEN PALMER The Cottage School is pleased to announce Steven Palmer as the new Executive Director of The Cottage School. This announcement follows Co-founder Dr. Jacque Digieso’s recent retirement after 30 years as the school’s Executive Director. Born and raised in Florida, Steven Palmer has over 20 years

Adult Classes Offered

Adult Classes Offered in Roswell ROSWELL ADULT LEARNING CENTER will be offering Adult Computer Classes for the Fall Quarter 2015. Classes and registration are at the Roswell Adult Recreation Center 830 Grimes Bridge Road Roswell, GA 30075. Classes are open to the public. Visit their wedsite www.roswellalc.org for full course description, dates and fees. Classes

It’s Back To School Time

Fulton County School System is ready to open August 10 The 2015-2016 school year starts on Monday, August 10, for thousands of children in Fulton County. Here are a few highlights of what is happening in the system: 

New Schools New Elementary Schools. Four new elementary schools open this fall – Asa G. Hilliard Elementary