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May 26, 2017

Coweta schools bring the 2016-17 school year to a close

​After a week of honors days, special events and graduation ceremonies, Coweta County School System students finished the 2016-17 school year on Friday, May 26.​ ​Newnan High School was the first school this year to celebrate graduation​ ​this year, as​ ​490 seniors​ ​were awarded diplomas​ ​on Thursday night at Drake Stadium​.

​Northgate High school holds its commencement ceremony on Friday night this year (7:30 p.m.), and East Coweta High School holds its commencement ceremony on Saturday morning (9:00 a.m.).

​The 2017-18 school year will begin​ ​for students​ ​on Friday, August 4,​ ​High School and Middle School Summer School Registration will be held May 30 and 31 at the Central Educational Center, from 9:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m​.​

​Summer registration for all students who will be new the Coweta County School System during the 2017-18 school year begins June 1 at the school system’s registration center. The registration center – at 167 Werz Industrial Boulevard, Newnan (770-254-5551) – will register new students from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Thursdays (the office is closed on Fridays)​.​

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Atkinson Elementary School ‘graduating​'​ 5th graders took their Walk of Champions through the school’s hall Thursday afternoon, and teachers waved goodbye and bid students a good summer as the school year came to a close on May 26. The Coweta County School System’s next school year will begin August 4.