Brothers, Blake and Caleb Edwards of the North Paulding High School Bass Team, placed 3rd in the Jr Division with 10.33 lbs on Lake Chatuge in Hiawassee Georgia this past month. They won a plaque and a fishing reel. It was a tough tournament but thankfully they found the fish. They have now earned a spot in the State Classic in June.
There are four Paulding County Schools that are participating in Trout Unlimited's "Trout In the Classroom" program. Students raise trout from eggs to fingerlings in mini-trout hatcheries. During this time students learn about the life cycles of cold water fish and threats that they are under from pollution, climate change, and loss of habitat.
East Paulding High School's Marketing Pathway went through the process of becoming Industry Certified. Students from the Marketing Management Pathway presented information based on the Marketing Pathway, DECA Chapter, Project-Based Assignments, Curriculum-Based Projects, School-Based Enterprises to the Industry Certification Team.
Chattahoochee Technical College celebrated this year’s Veterans Day with an appreciation event at the college’s North Metro Campus featuring Vietnam Veteran Donna Rowe of Cobb County as the keynote speaker. Rowe noted the significance of U.S. Veterans who have served throughout history and described her service as a U.S. Army Nurse in charge of triage and ER medicine in the war zone of Vietnam.
Air Force Airman Adrian E. Macpherson, 2017 graduate of Villa Rica High School, completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.
East Paulding High School Senior Ben Basch is leaving a legacy as a Wendy’s High School Heisman State Finalist. Wendy’s® announced the 2018 Wendy’s High School Heisman State Finalists. From a total applicant pool of nearly 42,000 high school scholar-athletes graduating with the class of 2019, 967 students have been named State Finalists in Wendy’s annual scholarship competition.
The Recycling Club at Scoggins Middle School needs your help! We are in need of a company to provide a recycling bin in which to place recycled material and to be hauled off. The students and teachers at Scoggins are committed to making the world a better place by recycling, and other schools in Paulding county want to recycle, but it is difficult when we do not a business partner that is able to come to pick up the recyclable materials.
The Poole Elementary Gardening and Watering Club have grown green beans, broccoli, tomatoes, squash, and zucchini. This year they tried growing pumpkins, and it was a HUGE success! They are very excited and proud to show off their pumpkins; from the smallest at 3 lbs. to the largest at 61 lbs.
Chattahoochee Technical College honored Alan and Claire Peterson, of Cobb County, as the college’s 2018 Volunteer of the Year on Monday, Oct. 8, at the 15th annual Mike Peterson Memorial Golf Tournament.
The Chattahoochee Tech Foundation raised a record amount of over $46,000 at the 2018 Reverse Raffle Fundraiser held at Chattahoochee Technical College on Thursday night, Oct. 4, with Yanmar, the raffle winner and Platinum event sponsor, giving their $5,000 grand prize back to the Chattahoochee Tech Foundation.
The Chattahoochee Tech Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) program recently hosted its annual leadership conference at the college’s Paulding Campus. Over the course of this two-day event, junior and senior nursing students had the opportunity to attend multiple sessions presented by members of the community.
Even after his retirement in 2015 as professor of physical education, Ken Weatherman still climbs the 4,000-foot elevation of Appalachian Ski Mountain in Blowing Rock, North Carolina, for the annual ski and snowboard trip started decades ago at Georgia Highlands College.
Hiram High School CTI (Career and Technical Instruction) student organization elected officers for the 2018-19 school year. The officers are Mario Leone, President; Daniel Hamilton, Vice President; and Tate Kirby, Secretary.
Abney Elementary teacher, Jodie Henson, is getting much closer to reaching the goal of raising $15,000 to purchase tablets, keyboards, cases, and stylus, “technology kits” for the students in her classroom thanks to donations from sponsors such as Depew Orthodontics. The purpose of this technology initiative is for the students in Mrs. Henson’s class to use technology on a daily basis to enhance daily classroom experiences.