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East Newton Elementary School

2286 Dixie Road
Covington, GA 30014
Phone (770) 784-2973  Fax (770) 784-2976
Dr. Kim Coady, Principal
Dr. Geri Hawkins, Assistant Principal

East Newton Elementary School Web Site

Grades Served: PreK-5 (SACS Accredited)
Mascot: Bears
School Colors: Blue, Red, and Green
Original building built in 1954
Classroom Additions: 1988, 1994 and 1997

Programs: Accelerated Reader, TEAM Scheduling, Pride Mentors, Character Education, DARE, Outdoor Education,  Learning Focused School STEM Academy for 5 Weeks with ELO Money, Participated in Operation Christmas Card-- sending holiday cards to wounded soldiers and active duty soldiers in Afghanistan; Annual Mother Son Survivor, Annual Father Daughter Dance, Participation in Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl, Annual Multicultural Parade, Accelerated Reader, Safety Patrol for 4th and 5th Graders, Recipient of Lowe's Grant 2015, Jump Rope for  Heart, Hoop Shoot

Organizations & Clubs: 4-H, Jr. Beta, Fifth-Grade Chorus, 

Julie Thompson, 2013 NCSS Teacher of the Year
2005 - 2006 Fuzz Run Winner
2004 Griffin RESA Recitation Contest Winner
2004 Newton County Recitation Contest Winner
2003 Newton County Teacher of the Year
2003 DAR County Essay Winner
2002 City of Covington Calendar Art Contest First Runner Up
1992 Georgia Conservationist/Soil Conservation Service Earth Team Awards
1992 Covington Mayor's Recommendation for Recycling
1992 Conservationist of the Year - Upper Ocmulgee Soil and Water District

Directions (From Atlanta) Travel east on I-20 to exit 93 (Hazelbrand) and turn right. At the first intersection turn left onto Highway 278 and travel approximately two miles. Turn right onto Elks Club Road and continue straight for approximately four miles. The school is located on the right at the intersection of Elks Club and Dixie Road.