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Henry County Schools names Dr. Carl Knowlton as the interim superintendent

In a special called meeting last week, the Henry County Board of Education unanimously appointed Dr. Carl Knowlton as Interim Superintendent, effective March 7. “I am honored to be called upon to provide consistency, stability, and a seamless transition as our Board of Education undertakes the process of selecting a long-term leader,” said Dr. Knowlton. […]

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Henry County Schools Superintendent named sole finalist for Cherokee job

At a called meeting Wednesday night, the Cherokee County School board voted 4-3 to name Dr. Mary Elizabeth Davis as the sole finalist for superintendent. Davis has been the superintendent of Henry County School since Nov. 2017 and before that was the chief academic officer in Cobb County Schools and the assistant superintendent of teaching […]

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Henry Board of Education approves the final version of the 2023-2024 budget

On May 8, the Henry County Board of Education approved its 2023-2024 budget, which focused on compensation and strategic programming. The $510 million general funds budget maintains the consistent millage rate, an increase in per-student spending of $11,677, and more than 40 new teachers’ positions, with six dedicated to an increase in exposure to middle […]

Posted inAtlanta Public Schools, Clayton County Schools, Cobb County Schools, Fulton County Schools, Gwinnett County Schools, Henry County Schools, Marietta City Schools, Uncategorized

Metro Atlanta school districts are moving to mask optional mandate

Atlanta, Ga- Many Atlanta metro districts are proposing to open a mask-optional campus. On July 27, The CDC (The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) recommended that vaccinated people wear masks indoors in K-12 schools amid the surge in COVID-19 cases nationwide in 2020. As a result, school districts across metro Atlanta have updated their […]

Posted inCommunity, Henry County Schools, Teaching in Atlanta

Henry County elementary schools welcomes new principals

Henry County Schools will welcome two new principals to its elementary schools this upcoming school year, the board of education announced on Facebook. Dana Flowers will act as principal at Hickory Flat Elementary and Tamika Knighton will serve as principal at Walnut Creek Elementary, the board announced on Facebook. The two have extensive experience as […]

Posted inCommunity, COVID-19, Henry County Schools, Policy

Henry County Schools share COVID-19 prevention efforts for school year

As the first day of the 2021-22 school year quickly approaches Aug. 4, Henry County Schools are updating their COVID-19 mitigation efforts. The district shared a COVID-19 playbook with the community Monday, which outlines protocols the district will take this school year to prevent the spread of the virus. These measures include optional face masks, […]