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.
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.
The Hiram Hornets advanced in the state basketball tournament on Saturday night with a hard-fought win over a tough Cedar Shoals squad from Athens by a score of 39-35. Paulding County Falls 79-67 to Clarke Central. South Paulding girls fell to Harrison 79-49 in the first round.
The Paulding County Patriots boys basketball team are headed to the State tournament for the second consecutive year. The Patriots earned the #3 seed from region 7 (5A). The Patriots defeated Kell and Cass to claim their spot in the State tournament.
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.
The Hiram Hornets staked their claim to the throne of Region 7 (5A) in an upset of #4 ranked Villa Rica on Friday night in an exciting game played at Paulding County High School. The Hornets defeated the Wildcats 48-43 and in so doing claimed a #1 seed in the State tournament.
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.
Paulding County High School’s Isaiah Toussaint received the Coach Ken Phillips Memorial Scholarship for 2016-17. Congratulations Isaiah! You had an awesome high school career, and now we celebrate your academic successes at Florida Atlantic University.