Schools

Schools add measure of protection for students, staff

Special to Fayette Newspapers Preemptive measures are being added to the Fayette County Public School System’s safety protocol in light of school shootings that have happened across the nation. Long rifles will be placed in all schools where there is a School Resource Officer (SRO). The Fayette County Board of Education approved the measure at its June…

FCHS, McIntosh get new principals for 2018-19 year

Special to Fayette Newspapers Earlier this year, new administrators were announced for Braelinn, North Fayette, and Spring Hill Elementary schools. Now, two high schools will have new principals for the 2018-2019 school year as more administrative changes have been approved by the Fayette County Board of Education, including the naming of a new assistant superintendent…

BOE approves International Baccalaureate program

Calling it an opportunity to offer students another rigorous academic option, the Board of Education approved the creation of an International Baccalaureate program. An internationally recognized program known for its rigorous academic and personal standards, International Baccalaureate (IB) will add to the options for students to push themselves to higher goals.  “It’s another opportunity for…

’Suspicious person’ call leads to lockdown at Spring Hill Elem.

Math vendor redirected to county office, school sweep completed as precaution   An unidentified man on campus and an abundance of caution led to an after-school lockdown of Spring Hill Elementary in Fayetteville Monday afternoon. According to Captain Chad Myers with the Fayetteville Police Department, it started with a man knocking on a side door…

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