The Paulding County Patriots righted the ship in the region with a much-needed sweep of the Hiram Hornets last week in region 7 5A action. The victories were almost must win in the region as the Patriots were off to a rough start.
The Hiram Stinger Battalion Drill Team qualified to attend the State Drill Competition when placing in the events of Female Regulation Armed Platoon, Unarmed Platoon, Unarmed Squad, and Armed Squad at the Area Drill Meet held at Langston Hughes High School.
NPHS Fly Fishing and Cold Water Conservation Club assisted the Cohutta and Coosa River Chapters of Trout Unlimited with a workday on Raccoon Creek which is located on Paulding Forest WMA. Along with Georgia DNR personnel, Thirty-four volunteers worked on trails and gathered trash along the banks of this pristine body of water. This was the 5th time this annual event was held.
The Technical College System of Georgia has awarded the Paulding County School District $3.15 million to help construct a new College and Career Academy that will develop job skills in students to help meet the future needs of employers in Paulding County.
Georgia Highlands College has saved students over $6 million by eliminating textbook costs and providing free digital options. GHC’s faculty have been working since fall 2015 to expand Open Education Resources (OER) courses each semester.
Dallas Elementary has named Alicia Jones Teacher of the Year for 2017-2018! Mrs. Jones is a second-grade teacher and has been teaching at Dallas for five years. She exemplifies what it is to be a Dallas Bulldog with her passion and dedication to teaching.
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!
The Hiram Hornets basketball team advanced to the final 4 in the State tournament last week and came up short in the semifinal matchup against a tough Miller Grove squad from Lithonia by a score of 54-41.
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.
Hiram High School celebrates as high school seniors sign athletic scholarships as they prepare for college. National Signing Day is where senior student-athletes officially accept scholarships offered by universities and colleges.