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When does the school year end?

When does the school year end?

ATLANTA -- The last day of school is right around the corner for Fulton County students.

Public schools will dismiss for the summer on Friday, May 18.

The last days of school in other metro Atlanta districts are staggered throughout the second half of May. They include:

Wednesday, May 16
Clarke County

Thursday, May 17
Hall County

Friday, May 18
Bartow County
Clayton County

Tuesday, May 22
Atlanta Public Schools
Barrow County

Wednesday, May 23
Carroll County
Gwinnett County
Newton County

Thursday, May 24
Cobb County
Decatur City Schools
DeKalb County
Rockdale County

Fulton County Collaborates with Two Organizations to Provide Caregiver Support

Fulton County Collaborates with Two Organizations to Provide Caregiver Support

Fulton County, East Point NORC (Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities) and Jewish Family and Career Services are collaborating to help caregivers with Crisis Support and care planning. During the workshop, caregivers will learn about available services, which include but are not limited to financial resources, in-home care solutions, mental health resources and case management.  Participants will be able to register for additional programs at this event.

The program takes place on Thursday, May 10, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. at PTC (Peachtree City) Christian Church.  PTC is located at 1706 Washington Road in East Point, GA  30344.

For more information and to RSVP, contact Leslie Bridges at 404.762.2094.

19 Fulton schools offering Open Enrollment

19 Fulton schools offering Open Enrollment

FULTON COUNTY, Ga. -- The deadline to apply for a transfer among Fulton County's 19 Open Enrollment schools is 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15.

Open Enrollment is part of Georgia's Quality Basic Education Act, a 2009 referendum that allows the parents of K-12 students in Fulton County to enroll in another school within the district if space permits.

Parents will be notified if their children are selected for a transfer by Saturday, June 30. If chosen, parents must provide their own transporation to get their kids to the new schools.

Participating schools include:

Elementary
Bethune ES, College Park
Birmingham Falls ES, Milton
Conley Hills ES, East Point
Findley Oaks ES, Johns Creek
Hapeville ES
Hamilton E. Holmes ES, East Point
Liberty Point ES, Union City
Medlock Bridge ES, Johns Creek
Oakley ES, Union City
Renaissance ES, Fairburn
Shakerag ES, Johns Creek

Fulton County Collaborates with Two Organizations to Provide Caregiver Support

Fulton County Collaborates with Two Organizations to Provide Caregiver Support

Fulton County, East Point NORC (Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities) and Jewish Family and Career Services are collaborating to help caregivers with Crisis Support and care planning. During the workshop, caregivers will learn about available services, which include but are not limited to financial resources, in-home care solutions, mental health resources and case management.  Participants will be able to register for additional programs at this event.

The program takes place on Thursday, May 10, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. at PTC (Peachtree City) Christian Church.  PTC is located at 1706 Washington Road in East Point, GA  30344.

For more information and to RSVP, contact Leslie Bridges at 404.762.2094.

The Superior Court of Fulton County Hosts "Family Law Community Days"

The Superior Court of Fulton County Hosts "Family Law Community Days"

The Superior Court of Fulton County’s Family Division is hosting three “Family Law Community Days” during the month of May. The events are designed to educate the public about the work of the Family Division and to help citizens with cases handled by the Family Division be better prepared in court. The Family Division is seeing an increase in the number of self-represented litigants. The “Family Law Community Days” will help citizens who choose to represent themselves better understand the court paperwork and process.

The “Family Law Community Days” will be held on the following dates and times:

 

Thursday, May 3, 2012
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
North Service Center
7741 Roswell Road, NE Suite 261  
Atlanta, GA 30350

 

Thursday, May 17, 2012
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
South Service Center
5600 Stonewall Tell Road, Suite 224 
College Park, GA 30349 

 

Chick-fil-A to host mother-son 'Date Knight'

Chick-fil-A to host mother-son 'Date Knight'

ATLANTA -- All of the Chick-fil-A restaurants in metro Atlanta will host a special mother-son Date Knight on Saturday, Apr. 28.

The Date Knight format will be similar to that of the franchise's massively popular Daddy-Daughter Date Nights. It will give mothers and sons a special chance to enjoy some quality time together.

The event will have a medieval theme, hence the "Knight" part of its title.

"One of Chick-fil-A's goals is to promote community connections and enrich the lives of everyone we come in contact with," Robin Lomax, Chick-fil-A area marketing director, said in a statement. "We understand the importance of mother-son relationships and want to encourage local moms to come to Chick-fil-A, enjoy their sons' company over a meal and have fun."

It’s All About Horses for Fulton County Cooperative Extension at the 2012 Wonderful World of Horses

It’s All About Horses for Fulton County Cooperative Extension at the 2012 Wonderful World of Horses

Fulton County Cooperative Extension will host the 2012 Wonderful World of Horses at their 2nd Annual Equine Education Day at.  The event will once again introduce Fulton County children and youth to the equine industry and the many exciting career opportunities available working with horses.

Equine Education Day is from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm on Saturday, April 28th. The festivities will happen at Camp Fulton-Truitt 4-H Center located at 4300 Herschel Road in College Park, Georgia 30337.  Residents are encouraged call (404) 332-2400 or email uge1121@uga.edu to REGISTER for this free event.