Charter school seeks teachers

January 19, 2014 

The Academy for Classical Education, a Bibb County charter school, has scheduled two teacher recruitment fair sessions for Saturday. The sessions begin at 10 a.m. and noon at the Wellness Center, 3797 Northside Drive, Macon. For more information, visit www.academyforclassicaleducation.org or www.facebook.com/ACEMacon online.

St. Joseph’s to host open house

St. Joseph’s Catholic School, 905 High St., Macon, will hold an open house at 1:30 p.m. Sunday with refreshments. The school is currently accepting applications for the next school year and welcomes children of all faiths in 4K-sixth grades.

Tours also are available on school days by appointment and each week during Walk Through Thursdays from 9-10:30 a.m.

For more information about enrolling your child, please call the school at 742-0636 so that an information packet can be mailed to you.

Additional information can be found at www.sjsmacon.org online.

Also, the school will dedicate Monsignor John Cuddy Hall, the new building with a gym and classrooms, at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 30. Bishop Gregory Hartmayer is scheduled to be there.

Bibb schedules pre-K registration

Bibb County schools will launch pre-kindergarten registration with an event Feb. 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Welcome Center, 2003 Riverside Drive, Macon. Parents can register their children then and participate in educational activities.

Open registration will follow the event from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays through Feb. 28 at the center. To register, bring the child’s certified birth certificate, Social Security card and proof of residence, which can be a current telephone, gas, water, electric or cable bill.

The school system has 748 pre-kindergarten slots for children who will be 4 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2014. Parents must register their child for Pre-K at the Welcome Center. Children may attend Pre-K classes at either their neighborhood school or Northwoods Academy.

Students will be selected by a random computer lottery. Parents of accepted students must attend an orientation before the school year, or their child’s slot will be given to the next student on the waiting list.

For information on registration, call the Welcome Center at 779-3700 or Northwoods Academy at 779-3204.

Bibb school board calls meeting

The Bibb County school board will begin a called board meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday in its fourth floor board room. The board originally called the meeting to finalize a brochure for a superintendent search based on results of a survey, but the meeting also includes a closed-door session to discuss personnel matters, property acquisition and pending litigation.

Houston Sharks hoops schedule released

The Houston County Sharks team is gearing up for its basketball season. The home games will be played Feb. 8 and Feb. 22 at 11 a.m., and Feb. 22 at 1 p.m. All home games will be at Bonaire Middle School.

Writers Jenna Mink and Mike Stucka contributed to this report.

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