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December 4, 2013 

Feagin Mill Middle named Common Sense School

Feagin Mill Middle School is the first school in Georgia to be named a Common Sense Signature School, according to a news release.

The certification is granted by Common Sense Media, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping families thrive in a world of digital media and technology. Feagin Mill Middle was certified as a Common Sense School because it educates its students to be safe, smart and ethical digital citizens, the release states.

Feagin Mill has been using Common Sense Media’s digital literacy and citizenship resources, the release states.

Houston choruses to perform at governor’s mansion

Bonaire Elementary School and the Houston County Middle School Mixed Chorus will perform at the governor’s mansion during its Holiday Celebration.

The Bonaire Elementary chorus will perform at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, while the mixed chorus will perform at 2 p.m. Dec. 15, according to a news release. Musical selections include traditional Christmas carols and other holiday tunes.

There are 44 children in the Bonaire Elementary chorus, directed by Suzette Moraska. The mixed chorus is under the direction of Bobby Helms. The choruses had to go through an application process to be selected to perform.

WRHS sophomore wins art contest

Ka’Darius Jones, a sophomore at Warner Robins High School, won the school’s art contest during Hispanic Heritage Month.

Students were asked to draw a picture of a Hispanic-American “who serves the U.S. with pride and honor,” a news release states. Jones won the contest with his depiction of astronaut Jose Hernandez.

MOAA meeting planned

The Middle Georgia chapter of the Military Officers Association of America will meet at 6 p.m. Dec. 11 at The Landings restaurant. Those who wish to attend are asked to RSVP by 6 p.m. Friday to Bill Goodwin at wsgoodwin@cox.net.

-- Staff reports

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