Beginning this fall, First Presbyterian Day School will offer after-school learning opportunities for students and adults. It will give students and adults a chance to learn something new, try out a hobby or expand their knowledge, according to a news release.
Most classes will take place once a week for four to eight weeks. Class start dates vary with some beginning in August, September, October, November or December. Each class begins at 3:45 p.m. or later. A full list of fall classes and online registration is available at www.fpdmacon.org. Spring class options will be announced in November.
Students, from pre-kindergartners to high schoolers, can take classes in athletics, art and academics, while adults take classes such as Spanish, tap dancing, yoga and more. The classes are an effort to expand FPD’s after-school programs and reach out to the community. School faculty members have signed up to teach classes, the news release said.
Lake Joy teacher attends prestigious seminar
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Jessi Anderson, a teacher at Lake Joy Elementary School, recently took part in a prestigious professional development opportunity hosted by the Discovery Educator Network at Vanderbilt University.
Nearly 150 educators from the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom took part in the six-day seminar, which helped educators learn to use the latest technologies in their classrooms, according to a news release.
Bibb schools receive transportation award
The Bibb County school system was recently honored at the Georgia Association for Pupil Transportation’s 50th Annual Conference & Trade Show.
The Georgia Environmental Protection Division presented the school system with the GaDER Gold Award for reducing diesel fuel emissions in its bus fleet through. The emissions reductions are achieved through the early replacement of older buses, the use of alternative fuels and by installing emissions control devices on the buses, according to a news release.
Writer Jenna Mink compiled this article.