Congratulations to Dallas Elementary’s 2018-2019 D.A.R.E Graduates! The D.A.R.E essay winners are Journee Baysmore, Shemar Bamgbola, Bryson Dees, and Kaitlyn Williams!
Chattahoochee Technical College students celebrated their graduation from the state’s largest technical college during two commencement ceremonies held on Thursday, Dec. 13, at the Clarence Brown Conference Center in Cartersville. The college awarded associate degrees, diplomas and technical certificates of credits this semester to nearly 1,000 students.
Patriot junior Kevin Brown scores a successful 3 pointer in the 80-72 victory over North Paulding. The Patriots won 3 more games last week against non-region foes bringing their record to 10-1 and ranked #4 in the state by Max Preps.
Hiram High School CTI (Career & Technical Instruction) students attended the annual Georgia CTI Fall Leadership Conference at the Renaissance Waverly in Atlanta, Georgia on November 15-16.
Members of the North Paulding High School football team who were selected to the 2018 3-AAAAAAA All-Region Football Team. Andrew Smith - 1st Team Offense OL; Kellan Autenrieth- 1st Team Offense WR; Brock Travelstead - Special Teams Player of the Year; Jordan Veneziale - Defensive Player of the Year; Tyler Davis - 1st Team Offense DB; Jacob Amos - 1st Team Defense LB. Not pictured: Ross Malgrem - 1st Team Offense QB.
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.
The Paulding County Patriots traveled to White Georgia and played Cass High School in the season-ending contest for both squads. The Patriots ended a 10 game losing streak by closing the season on a high note with a 17-14 hard fought victory.
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 South Paulding Spartans end the season with a loss to the 5AAAAAA region champions Creekside Seminoles. The Spartans started the game strong with an opening drive to take the lead 7-0. The Seminoles would counter back with a score of their own and never look back. The Spartans struggled the rest of the game to get anything going on the offense with Creekside’s defense dominating the game.
Tensions between East Paulding Raiders and Villa Rica Wildcats heated up in last Friday's game. The game was crucial for both teams as the victor would go on to the playoff and the other walk off for the final time. Both teams racked up countless personal fouls and unsportsmanlike conduct throughout the game.