Houston Countys high school summer graduation will be 6 p.m. July 23 in the Warner Robins High School auditorium. The school is located at 401 S. Davis Drive. About 20 seniors will graduate, and a reception will be held immediately after the ceremony in the auditorium lobby, according to a news release.
Georgia Colleges intramural sports nationally ranked
The intramural sports program at Georgia College & State University has been ranked by BestColleges.com as one of the top programs in the nation, according to a news release. Best Colleges chose 50 of the top intramural schools, not ranking them in numerical order.
Last year, more than 2,400 students participated in intramural sports at Georgia College. The programs popularity along with the large number of intramural sports available and the quality of team management and coaching contributed to the ranking, the news release said.
The program has grown over the years. In 2007, about 175 teams competed, and 700 teams are now registered. The program has 80 leagues for 12 sports, according to the news release.
Jonesco Academy Class of 1973 to have reunion
Students and staff from the Jonesco Academy Class of 1973 in Gray are encouraged to attend a local reunion.
Shooters Grill in Gray will host the reunion 8 p.m. Friday. The reunion is free and open to alumni and the entire community, according to a news release.
Student parking permits to be sold at Warner Robins
Warner Robins High School student parking permits will go on sale July 22 in the media center. Permits will be sold beginning with upperclassmen on a first-come, first-served basis, according to a news release.
All permits will be sold 8 a.m.-11 a.m. They will be sold July 22 to seniors only, July 23 to seniors and juniors and July 24 to any eligible student. Students cannot purchase a permit if they have any unpaid fines.
Students must have proof of vehicle insurance, a valid drivers license, $30 cash, check or money order and a completed parking permit application.
The parking application and parking rules can be downloaded from the Warner Robins High website at www.hcbe.net/schools/warner-robins-high-school.aspx.
Safety In Our Schools Conference returns
Officials from Macon are helping put on the fourth annual Safety In Our Schools Conference, which runs Wednesday through Friday in Columbus.
The speakers include Michael Moore, the U.S. Attorney for Middle Georgia, and his offices Greg Armes, a national security specialist who will talk about a terrorist attack upon a school in Beslan, Russia, which killed hundreds.
The event is also organized with the Georgia Emergency Management Agency and Georgia Department of Education. Other talks range from carbon monoxide detection in schools, school bus safety, concealed weapons, child sex offenders and safety for athletic events. Connecticut State Police Lt. J. Paul Vance will wrap up the conference with lessons learned from the Newtown, Conn., massacre.
Staff writers Jenna Mink and Mike Stucka contributed to this report.