W. C. Abney Elementary 5th grade Venture teacher Mrs. Tonya Bradley led her class through each process of creating a unique invention. The girls (team name Tech-Nados) invented the 4 Ever Marker and were chosen to represent Abney at the State Level at Georgia Tech for the 2018 K-12 InVenture Prize.
These awards are well-deserved and this year is no exception. Congratulations to Mrs. Melissa Westmoreland our 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year and to Mrs. Christina Russell our 2017-2018 Parapro of the Year!
Congratulations to Mrs. Latonya Glanton, New Georgia’s Teacher of the Year! Congratulations to Mrs. Jennifer Murdock, New Georgia’s Parapro of the Year!
Congratulations to these New Georgia students above who earned student of the month for the month of February! These students show great citizenship in their classroom, school, and community. Way to go!
Recently, Students from the NPHS Fly Fishing & Cold Water Conservation Club had a great day fishing for trout in the Chattahoochee River. It was a rainy day, but all of the Students caught fish! They were assisted by members of the Cohutta Chapter of Trout Unlimited and North Georgia Trout Online.
Georgia Highlands College has appointed Melanie Largin as the new dean of Mathematics and Computer Science. Largin will oversee the Division of Mathematics, which includes areas of studies in mathematics, computer science, computer information systems, and more. Largin graduated with highest honors from Georgia Tech with a degree in industrial and systems engineering.
Genevieve Smith at Hiram Elementary is truly a fair person! Mrs. Nikki Stewart’s 2nd-grade class chose Genevieve as January’s Character Kid for the word "Fairness".
Teachers at Clear Creek Elementary school received a grant for $500 to build an augmented reality sandbox, they came to Georgia Highlands College for help. Dean of Natural Sciences and Physical Education Greg Ford said the entire setup for a mobile unit would have cost closer to $2,000.
Xinia Smith-Camacho was born in Costa Rica. Her first language is Spanish. In 2009, her family moved to America. The only way she could communicate was through her art. She has worked at GHC for three years. She said she is happy to work at a place where “people admire what she does.”
Hiram Elementary School has some very special athletes! These athletes represented HES at the 2018 Winter Olympics Bowling Tournament hosted at Stars and Strikes. Courtney Birchell earned a First Place ribbon.
Congratulations to our Students of the Month! These students have SUPER citizenship in their classroom, school, and community.
On January 25, 2018, East Paulding High School’s DECA Chapter hosted its 2nd Annual “Mr. Raider Pageant”. The pageant was a fundraising effort for Coach Steven Rahn’s Family. Unexpectedly, East Paulding High School lost Coach Steven Rahn during July of 2017.
Paulding County hosted its annual Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl competition over the weekend. Students from several elementary and middle schools went head-to-head to answer questions about books they’ve read over the last several months. This marks Panter Elementary's first Reading Bowl win.
The following East Paulding student-athletes signed letters of intent today to play college football: Terrance Alexander, Eric Mangram, Keenan Lodge, and O'Rion Weems.