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.
Paulding County Sheriff Gary Gulledge is hosting the 15th Annual Lamar Hunton Memorial Motorcycle Ride and 2nd Annual Jeep Show and Shine to benefit GA Sheriffs’ Youth Homes on September 22, 2018. The motorcycle ride will begin registration at 8:30 a.m. and the Jeep Show and Shine registration will begin at 11:00 a.m. Lunch will be provided along with door prize drawings.
The Chattahoochee Technical College Paulding Engagement Team organized a breakfast on Thursday, Aug. 30, at the college’s Paulding Campus for nearly 100 students currently enrolled in the Chattahoochee Tech Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) program.
NPHS students in Mr. Tumlin's AP Environmental Science classes paddled down the Etowah River. They call themselves the "AP River Rats". Students observed numerous species of birds, mammals, and reptiles.
Over the summer break, six former and current North Paulding students participated in the annual, "Georgia Trout Camp" event. Andrew Thompson and Aidan McGowen attended as campers. All former Trout Camp Graduates served as young mentors and were assigned various tasks to help the campers learn the art of fly fishing and cold-water conservation.