In an effort to advance the removal of the steel plates on Shorter Ave near Kirton St, the outside westbound lane of Shorter Avenue will be closed during the day Fri, Feb 19 to allow construction materials to cure. Weather permitting, this section will reopen on Sat, Feb 20. pic.twitter.com/ndkjLBIbgN
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Kendell Pewitt, a senior from Model High School, is one of the 45 students selected from the state of Georgia to attend the virtual Georgia Junior Science & Humanities Symposium (GJSHS) as a presenter who will participate in the oral presentation competition Feb. 28 – March 2. It culminates with the selection of five Presenters to win an expense-paid trip to the National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium. Two of these five finalists will have the opportunity to present their research and in the oral presentation competition at the NJSHS, and the other three will be invited to enter the NJSHS poster competition.
Kendell will be presenting her research completed in Model High School’s AP Capstone program. Kendell’s project Evaluating How Abuse Impacts Female Serial Killers was submitted in the Medicine & Health/Behavioral Sciences category. Kendell is a senior at Model High School and has been accepted to the Georgia Institute of Technology, John Hopkins University, University of Vermont, and Mercer University. She plans on majoring in Biomedical Sciences or Environmental Engineering with a pre-medical track.
The AP Capstone is an advanced academic program that encourages students to learn and apply research and communication skills. Floyd County Schools implemented the AP Capstone Program beginning in the 2017-2018 academic year.
Potential buyers sought for Glenwood Primary. The Floyd County Board of Education invites potential buyers to tour the Glenwood Primary School facilities on Saturday, March 20, from noon to 2 p.m. Masks are mandatory and all parties will be required to sign in at the entrance of the school. This is for serious inquiries only. The school is scheduled to close in the summer of 2022.