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School’s performance measures better than last year’s in many areas

By Kathryn Schiliro, Managing Editor Morgan County High School (MCHS) Principal Dr. Jim Malanowski was “quite pleased with the results” of performance measures comparing last school year’s students with students from the 2011-2012 school year. Information presented to the county Board of Education (BOE) at their Oct.

Marching Dogs take second in ‘Heart of Georgia’ contest

By Leila Dycus, Intern Marching bands from across the state gathered this past weekend for the Heart of Georgia Marching Festival, and among them was the Morgan County High School (MCHS) Marching Band. On Saturday, Oct. 26, the MCHS marching band traveled to Warner Robins High School.

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Parents learn about MAP assessment

By Kathryn Schiliro, Managing Editor About 10 parents were in attendance for the county Board of Education’s monthly meeting, held at the high school on Oct. 14, to hear a discussion of the newly implemented Measures of Academic Progress, or MAP, assessments. MAP assessments are given to

Offense back on track for Senior Night game

By Nick Nunn, Staff writer After the Morgan County High School (MCHS) Bulldogs capped off their 49-18 over Franklin County last Friday night, the stands and sidelines cleared out at a rather brisk pace due to the cool weather. Even MCHS Head Football Coach Bill Malone was

Lady Dogs lose in second round of AAA playoffs

  By Nick Nunn, staff writer The Morgan County High School varsity softball team played the Buford High School Wolves last Wednesday, Oct. 23 in the second round of the AAA state playoffs. Morgan County lost twice in the doubleheader, 0-11 and 7-15. The season-ending losses leave

Bulldogs hurt the Lions’ Pride with 49-18 Win

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) Bulldogs crushed 8-AAA region opponent, the Franklin County Lions, last Friday night, 49-18. The win puts the Dogs’ record at 3-2 in the region and 6-2 overall. This Friday, Nov. 1, the Bulldogs will play their

Brrrrr…it’s cold

Nick Nunn, Citizen Sports Columnist With little forewarning, Old Man Winter fell upon us around the middle of last week. Hard. Late October is that awkward transitional time of year when most of the outdoor sports have run their course, and the newly arriving, winter sports are

Cheerleaders take 4th in division bout

By Nick Nunn The Morgan County High School (MCHS) competition cheerleading team competed at Winder-Barrow High School last Saturday, Oct. 26. The MCHS team took fourth place out of the six teams in their division, facing 8-AAA region opponents North Oconee, Oconee County, East Jackson, and Hart

Runners post personal bests at meet

By Nick Nunn, Staff Writer By Nick Nunn staff writer The Morgan County High School (MCHS) cross country team held their second home meet of the 2013 season last Tuesday, Oct. 22. The MCHS boys’ team turned in a “dominant victory,” stated MCHS Cross Country Coach Brandon