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Monday, March 10th, 2014 at 10:28am. 6 Views, 0 Comments.
Georgia Department of Education Recognizes Schools That Offer Challenging Curricula.
The Georgia Department of Education recognizes schools that offer their students the most challenging curricula available. Schools that offer Advanced Placement classes to the students are named AP Honor Schools. 14 out of the 17 Fulton County high schools have earned this honor.
The schools are reviewed in the following categories:
AP STEM Schools - Schools with students taking exams in at least two AP math courses and two AP science courses
AP STEM Achievement Schools - Schools in which 40 percent of its math and science test takers achieve a score of 3 or better
AP Merit Schools - Schools that have at least 20 percent of its students taking AP exams…
Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 at 3:24pm. 14 Views, 0 Comments.
A Forsyth County Community Connection Event
All benefits being used to recruit loving foster homes for Forsyth County children.
If you are looking for a fun evening that is also a way to give back to the community...this is it! On March 22nd at The Collection at Forsyth there will be a fundraising event that will benefit Forsyth County Community Connection and help recruit foster families for our children.
The event will boast a bourbon bar, live music by Atlanta Blue Grass Allstars, corn hole competition and a raffle for some great prizes! Food will be provided by Jim N' Nicks. The cost is $80 per person or $140 per couple and includes the dinner, 2 adult beverages and the entertainment. It starts at 6:30 pm and tickets are limited so go to…
Monday, March 3rd, 2014 at 9:01pm. 12 Views, 0 Comments.
South Lake Home Listed Well Below Appraisal Of $782,000
4 Bedroom/3 Bath Cumming Home on Lake Lanier
The water level is up and the price is down! Now is your chance to move to the lake. This wonderful opportunity is on the south side of the lake on a nearly 1 acre size lot. With over 282 feet of lakefront and deepwater you will spend all your time on the water.
The kitchen has been updated to include a Subzero fridge and a Viking range. Other features include two sunrooms plus a spa/hot tub on the terrace level. Grab a bottle of wine from the wine cellar and spend the weekend in the hot tub looking out at the lake - it's the American dream! If you'd rather be on the water then looking at it, you can pull your boat out of the 4-car garage…
Friday, February 28th, 2014 at 8:41am. 13 Views, 0 Comments.
Understanding Your Credit Score & How To Improve It
By Brendan Hamel and Sherry Ajluni
We ran this article about two years ago but in light of the recent economy and how our credit score now affects us even more, including our home and car insurance rates, we thought it was worthwhile to run again. Another tip… love the new website, www.credit.com. You can get a free overview of your credit and a range of what your FICO score is. You do not have to sign up for credit monitoring and there is a lot of good information, and did I mention, it’s FREE! Check it out. Highly rated by Money Magazine too.
Do you know your credit score is? Understanding your credit score and what it means can mean the difference between getting a mortgage or not, or…
Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 at 9:08pm. 19 Views, 0 Comments.
Willow Creek Homes - Builder Has An Eye For Details
Edgebrook at James Creek new construction homes in Cumming, GA
For nearly 20 years, Susan Meng has been building homes with an eye on the details, including a flair for design, quality workmanship and top-shelf materials necessary to create a product that you, as a well educated consumer, demand. Building on a national level, including Georgia, North Carolina and Alabama, Susan has provided many families with a home that they can be proud of and one which will provide years of low-cost service and low maintenance.
The Cumming community, Edgebrook at James Creek, is fortunate to have Susan Meng and Willow Creek Homes as one of it's builders. The Sherry And Maria Team have listed these Willow…
Friday, February 21st, 2014 at 4:43pm. 19 Views, 0 Comments.
SafeWise Report Lists Safest Cities In Georgia
Alpharetta, Duluth, Johns Creek, Milton, Roswell and Suwanee Georgia included in Safest Cities in GA List
Did you know that there is a group that reports on where is the safest place to live? Now we know that you might not have put it down on paper that you wanted a safe place to live when you were listing the fenced backyard, granite/stainless kitchen etc.. it was nevertheless a key feature in your mind. SafeWise also knows this and that's why they create the list.
Using the most recent FBI Crime in the US report, they combine statics with their own research to compile a list of the top 50 safest cities in Georgia. The cities they look at must have a population of at least 5,000.
So how do we…
Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 at 11:26am. 23 Views, 0 Comments.
3 Bedroom, 2 1/2 Bath Home Just Listed In Cumming, GA For Only $200,000! AND SOLD IN DAYS!
Beautiful New Listing In Castlebery Place Located in West Forsyth High School District in Cumming, GA
We’ve just listed 5340 Myras Court in Castleberry Place of Cumming, GA. So many wonderful features! The granite counters in the kitchen are beautiful and large enough for stools for those quick school/work day breakfasts on the run. The kitchen also has a cozy breakfast nook that over looks the back yard.
New hardwood floors have been installed throughout the main level. There is a separate dining room and living room. The kitchen is open to the family room making the flow of this home very comfortable. A cozy stacked-stone gas fireplace complete the…
Monday, February 17th, 2014 at 2:12pm. 27 Views, 0 Comments.
Forsyth County To Hold Conference To Educate Parents!
Forsyth County Drug Awareness Council Adressing Problem
Did you know that 4 out of 5 kids will try drugs and/or alcohol before their senior year of high school and over half of all kids will have tried an illicit drug prior to senior year? These are national statistics but this epidemic has infiltrated our county as well. We’re losing children to overdose and incarceration due to drug use. This has to stop!
For this reason, Forsyth County has recently created the Forsyth County Drug Awareness Council. This council is tasked with educating residents on drug use in the county, promoting prevention programs and providing lists of resources for residents on what do to when they suspect a loved…
Friday, February 14th, 2014 at 5:45pm. 34 Views, 0 Comments.
Teacher of the Year Named at Celebration of Excellence Luncheon in Cumming, GA!!
Partners in Education Also Celebrated at Forsyth County, GA Luncheon!
I had the wonderful oportunity to attend today's Celebration of Excellence Luncheon celebrating the Teachers of the Year. It's amazing to see the amount of talented, dedicated teachers that make up the Forsyth County School District. There is a reason so many of our Cumming schools are award winners year after year - and our teachers are a huge part of it.
Every year a Teacher of the Year is selected at each school. From there the number is dwindled down to 18 Semifinalists and then 3 Finalists - one from elementary school, one from middle and one from high. This year's finalists were Julie…
Thursday, February 13th, 2014 at 2:21pm. 21 Views, 0 Comments.
Keller Williams Realty Named No. 2 Training Organization in the World
Highest ranking real estate franchise on Training Magazine's annual Training 125 list
There is no shortage of real estate companies from which to chose when you start working in this business. So how do you choose? Well we chose based on training and support. Keller Williams is the largest real estate franchise in North America, so we are obviously not alone in our choice.
CEO Mark Willis has stated that Keller Williams is an education-based, technology-driven company. Their strategy is to provide their agents with the resources and training they need to do the best job for their clients.
Some of the programs Keller Williams offers their agents are BOLD(Business…