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Kids Can Write Summer Creative Writing Camp

[ July 22, 2013; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]

Mary Ann Rodman, acclaimed children’s book writer and children’s creative writing instructor, will teach her popular creative writing class for children. Ms. Rodman will show children that writing can be fun and not a chore through the use of guided exercises, creative thinking, individual & group instruction and field trips designed to encourage children’s writing [...]

Roswell Citizen Police Academy

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The Roswell Police Department would like to invite the Residents of Roswell, along with Roswell Business Owners to attend the Citizen’s Police Academy. This free course is designed to introduce members of the public to various functions of police work.
During the 9-week academy, participants will become familiar with the aspects of the Roswell Police Department. [...]

North Fulton County School Redistricting is Under Debate

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Earlier this year, the Fulton County school board released a redistricting plan for North Fulton schools that will affect over 2,000 students. Nearly 500 students from Roswell High School will be moved to Milton High beginning in 2012. These maps have been the subject of much debate around North Fulton County the past few weeks, [...]

Roswell Summer Reading Program

[ June 1, 2010; 10:00 am to 11:00 am. ] The Roswell Summer Reading Program starts June 1st and ends July 31st. This year’s theme is: Make a Splash – Read!

To kick off the Summer Reading Program, the Roswell Fire Department will be back to help out. They’ll talk about fire safety and bring a fire truck for you to explore. All ages. [...]

5th Annual Roswell Reads Program

[ March 20, 2010; 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]

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The Roswell Reads Selection Committee is excited to announce that Outcasts United by Warren St. John, has been chosen as this year’s book for Roswell’s community-wide reading program.

Roswell Reads is a community reading program that works like a giant book club, but with many additional related activities to enhance the experience for all those [...]

Fulton County Students Will Have Longer Days in 2010

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Fulton County students will have an additional 10 minutes added to their school days next year when five half-days are eliminated, resulting in a 177 day calendar for the 2010-2011 school year.
The shorter calendar year will result in $1.1 million in annual savings!
New guidelines allow schools to deviate from the standard 180-day calendar as long [...]

Roswell High School 2008 – Ranked #5 in SAT Scores for the State of Georgia

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The Fulton County School System had six North Fulton schools make the list of top 20 highest SAT scores in the state out of a total 402 public high schools.
As a county, Fulton had the highest overall average with a SAT score of 1593 out of a total possible 2400 points.  Fulton County’s score was [...]

Website Shows How Much Georgia Schools Spend

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Over $14 billion dollars is spent and spread across Georgia’s 180 school systems and more than 2,000 schools. That’s a lot of money. Where does it go? Who gets what? The Georgia Public Policy Foundation recently unveiled an interactive website that tracks how the money is spread and how it is [...]

Large Turnout Expected for Roswell School Redistricting Meeting

[ December 10, 2008; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] The third meeting regarding North Fulton school redistricting will be held tonight at The Milton Center (formerly Milton High School at 86 School Drive, Alpharetta) from 7-9 p.m.

The redistricting process is a result of the opening of the new elementary school on Birmingham Highway in Milton in August 2009. School capacity numbers will also be [...]

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