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Midway Hills Academy to Receive $3,200 GA Shape Grant

Close up of sprouts coming through the soil.

Midway Hills Academy has been selected to receive a $3,200 award by the Georgia Shape School Physical Activity and Nutrition Grant Program for the 2019-2020 School Year to help expand the district’s school-based garden expansion.

“This is another step toward seeing our schools having operational and productive gardens for our students and staff to enjoy,” said Superintendent Dr. Noris Price. “This program will help introduce our students to gardening at a very young age and hopefully help spark an interest in the multi-billion dollar agri-business sector that is so important to our economy.”

The grant funds will go toward the additions of a Junior-Master Gardener program and a cooking school that will be embedded into the school’s after-school program. The Junior-Master