Unlocking Dyslexia’s Doors

A sixth-grade social studies teacher at Indian Creek Middle School, Rob Gourlay overcame one of the most frustrating impediments to education anyone can meet. by Nat Harwell It is not

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An Unbreakable Will

Chip Madren won his battle with Stage 4 brain cancer as a teenager, and despite the lifelong effects of the disease, the 24-year-old channels his passion for the outdoors into

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Art Speaks: Oil Painting

Art is a vital part of our lives. It helps children develop their motor skills, social skills, decision-making, risk-taking and inventiveness. Art also allows us to see new perspectives on

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Class Act

Livingston Elementary School third-grader Reniya Ritter rescued her family from a potential tragedy in October, not long after receiving life-saving instruction from Newton County Fire Service officials. by Chris Bridges

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Artistic Impressions

Martin Mensah has spent nearly 30 years as an art teacher, but when the West Africa native arrived at Veterans Memorial Middle School, he was greeted by an administration that

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Brushstrokes of Genius

Tamara Haase once doubted whether or not she could make a living as an artist. Jaw-dropping murals she painted in Mansfield and at the Covington Visitors Center now draw rave

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Sharing a Love of Learning

The STEM Bus Extension Project at the Newton College and Career Academy takes STEM education and projects to students who may not have access to them in their normal school

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Growing Knowledge

The Oxford Organic Farm supplies fresh food to the Oxford College dining hall and surrounding areas while providing students with practical lessons on growing and harvesting vegetables. by Michelle Floyd

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