• HARRIS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT RECOGNIZES HONOREES AND RETIREES AT THE “EVENING WITH THE STARS” BANQUET

    HARRIS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT RECOGNIZES HONOREES AND RETIREES AT THE “EVENING WITH THE STARS” BANQUET


    HAMILTON, GA (MAY 23, 2022) – Recently, the Harris County School District (HCSD) hosted its second “Evening with the Stars” recognition banquet at Oakhurst Farm in West Point, Ga., to honor those who have earned awards or completed their career during the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Honorees were treated to a steak dinner in the pastoral setting at the 150-acre agritourism destination in northwest Harris County.

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  • HARRIS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT APPOINTS NEW HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL

    HARRIS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT APPOINTS NEW HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL


    HAMILTON, GA. (FEBRUARY 22, 2022) – In a shift of responsibilities, the Harris County Board of Education has appointed a new principal for Harris County High School (HCHS).

    Effective March 1, Lindie Snyder will officially be the HCHS principal. She will be moving from Creekside Intermediate School in Cataula, Ga., where she has served as principal since June 1, 2018. Creekside educates the county’s fifth and sixth graders. Prior to that appointment, she had served the district in a variety of capacities since 2001.

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  • HARRIS COUNTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHER NAMED A 2022 GEORGIA YOUTH SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER STEM SCHOLAR

    HARRIS COUNTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHER NAMED A 2022 GEORGIA YOUTH SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER STEM SCHOLAR


    HAMILTON, GA (DECEMBER 7, 2021) – Park Elementary School teacher, Catherin Toney, has been named a 2022 STEM Scholar by the Georgia Youth Science & Technology Center (GYSTC).

    Toney is among a group of 23 talented Georgia teachers recognized for their innovative classroom activities that result in critical science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) instruction for elementary and middle school students. STEM scholars are selected for their overall dedication to teaching that promotes STEM in their schools and communities.

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  • HARRIS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT ANNOUNCES TEACHER OF THE YEAR AND SUPPORT PERSON OF THE YEAR

    HARRIS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT ANNOUNCES TEACHER OF THE YEAR AND SUPPORT PERSON OF THE YEAR

    FORTSON, GA (OCTOBER 28, 2021) – The Harris County School District has announced the Teacher of the Year and Support Person of the Year.

    New Mountain Hill Elementary’s (NMHE) Second-grade Teacher Jessica Burns has been selected as the District Teacher of the Year.

    The Support Person of the Year for the district is Shannon Cotton of Mulberry Creek Elementary (MCE).

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  • CONGRATULATIONS HCSD 2021 TEACHERS AND SUPPORT PERSONNEL OF THE YEAR!

    CONGRATULATIONS HCSD 2021 TEACHERS AND SUPPORT PERSONNEL OF THE YEAR!

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  •  HARRIS COUNTY SCHOOL TEACHER CHOSEN FOR THE WRBL KINETIC GOLDEN APPLE AWARD

    HARRIS COUNTY SCHOOL TEACHER CHOSEN FOR THE WRBL KINETIC GOLDEN APPLE AWARD


    ELLERSLIE, GA (SEPTEMBER 16, 2021) – Rachael Senette, a special education teacher at Pine Ridge Elementary (PRE) in Ellerslie, Ga., was presented the Kinetic Credit Union Golden Apple Award in partnership with WRBL News 3. This honor is given to educators who are nominated by the community who make a positive impact on students.



    WRBL’s Carlos Williams and Kinetic Credit Union’s Clint Perkins presented Senette with the trophy with Principal Jackie Lintner on hand to congratulate her.

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  • JAY BORDEN HONORED BY NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION

    JAY BORDEN HONORED BY NATIONAL FFA ORGANIZATION


    INDIANAPOLIS (SEPTEMBER 21, 2021/National FFA Organization) – Jay Borden, Harris County High School agriculture teacher, was selected to receive the Honorary American FFA Degree. This award is given to those who advance agricultural education and FFA through outstanding personal commitment.

    "I feel so humbled to have been selected as one of 32 teachers being given this honor this year,” said Borden. “I was a student member all four years of high school and I have been teaching for 20 plus years now. I do what I do because I love my students, my community, and I believe in the future of agriculture."

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  •  HARRIS COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHER NAMED A 2021 GEORGIA YOUTH SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER STEM SCHOLAR (click here for full article)

    HARRIS COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHER NAMED A 2021 GEORGIA YOUTH SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER STEM SCHOLAR (click here for full article)


    HAMILTON, GA (MARCH 18, 2021) – Harris County Carver Middle School (HCCMS) teacher, Kimberly Acosta, has been named a 2021 STEM Scholar by the Georgia Youth Science & Technology Center (GYSTC).

    Acosta, who has served the Harris County School District (HCSD) as a mathematics instructor and currently serves as the HCCMS technology teacher, is among a group of 23 talented Georgia teachers recognized for their innovative classroom activities that result in critical science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) instruction for elementary and middle school students. STEM scholars are selected for their overall dedication to teaching that promote STEM in their schools and communities.

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  • HARRIS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT STATE HONORS (click here for full article)

    HARRIS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT STATE HONORS (click here for full article)


    HAMILTON, GA (NOVEMBER 10, 2020) – Two Harris County School District (HCSD) art teachers have been recognized for their work at the annual conference of the Georgia Art Education Association (GAEA), which took place virtually Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020. An affiliate of the National Art Education Association, GAEA is a professional organization of art educators, whose mission is to advocate for the highest quality visual arts education and to provide for the advancement of knowledge through service, leadership, and research.

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