Sexual Orientation among survey questions

NHS cancels fundraiser due to inappropriate question

by Celia Shortt

Newnan High School Principal Chase Puckett has canceled a long-time Valentine Day’s fundraiser for the school due to an inappropriate question asked through a student survey.

On Thursday, students were given a survey outlining their dating interests. The information from the survey would be compiled, and students could pay a dollar to find their “perfect match.” This year, one survey question asked whether they were attracted to members of the same sex, opposite sex, or both.

Due to the sensitivity and privacy concerns with that question, Puckett canceled the fundraiser and is sending home a letter to parents today, outlining the situation.

For the complete story, see Saturday’s print and digital editions of “The Newnan Times-Herald.



More Local

Paramount Hospitality wins 2015 Small Business Award

Paramount Hospitality won the 2015 Small Business Award from the Newnan-Coweta Chamber of Commerce. The chamber has hosted the awards cerem ... Read More



John Winters

Why we named a witness

There has been a lot of outrage and indignation over our publishing the name of a high school student who notified authorities that another ... Read More


Local gas cheaper than nat’l average

Gasoline prices in Coweta fell below the national average this week. The average price of gas in Coweta is $2.44 per gallon, compared to the ... Read More


UPDATE

Results pending in dead infant case

Authorities with the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office and the District Attorney’s office are still awaiting results from the Georg ... Read More

Recognition Program

Vietnam veterans can sign up at Newnan game

Vietnam veterans can sign up for a statewide program honoring them at Newnan High School’s season opener tonight. The game starts at 7 ... Read More