EPB and partners will provide home internet to low-income students at no cost

By Mary Helen Montgomery Hamilton County will become the first community in the nation to offer no-charge high-speed internet to every family with a child on free or reduced lunch. In a major step for our community, EPB announced that the 28,500 Hamilton County Schools students who qualify for free and reduced lunch will receive […]

Chatt State and Hamilton County students compete in international cybersecurity contest

More than 40 local students spent a recent afternoon foiling computer hackers. On Saturday, November 9th, students from Chatt State and Hamilton County Schools competed against their peers in an international Capture the Flag Cybersecurity challenge, hosted by Magic Inc. The competition asks teams to complete increasingly difficult puzzles; points are awarded for correct answers, […]

Howard and Hixson receive Mozilla grant for biomedical science research

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Nikki Sneed Students at Hixson High School and The Howard School have been awarded a Mozilla Open Science Grant to develop biomedical science projects. The international grant was also awarded to researchers in Ghana, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Germany and other U.S. cities, but Hixson and Howard were the only K-12 institutions to receive […]