South Paulding Spartans hosted the Douglasville Tigers this past Friday. The Spartans took the field with a mission in mind, “Do not give up”. The Spartans held their own against the strong Douglasville Tigers the entire game. However, the Tigers were able to capitalize on a fumble from the Spartans and retained the lead for the win.
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.
The Paulding County Patriots took to the road and traveled to Cartersville to play the undefeated Woodland Wildcats last Friday night. The Patriots played well and almost collected their first win of the season and nearly spoiled the Wildcats homecoming plans.
The North Paulding Wolfpack traveled to Spartan country and downed the Spartans 4-1 in a non-region match-up last week. Both squads are having good seasons thus far and are likely to be playoff bound at seasons end. South Paulding is 4-0 and tied for first place in their region.
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.
The Paulding County Patriots suffered a stinging loss at the hands of the Hiram Hornets on Friday at Dave Harden stadium in Dallas by a score of 21-17. The Hornets are off this week and resume action next against Woodland. The Patriots will travel to Cartersville this week to play the same Woodland squad.
The first official rankings came out on 9/4 for the 2018 Cross Country season. The Lady Raiders are ranked 6th in 5A and the boys are on the watch list. This is the highest ranking for girls in the past few years, and for the boys this is a decent ranking because they have not ran a full squad this season. Saturday of the Labor Day weekend, the Raiders raced at Heritage Christian Church for the Starrs Mill Invite. The meet hosted over 20 teams, including multiple that are currently ranked in the top 10 of their class.
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.
Raiders lose in final seconds 16-21. An end zone pass to the Knights #44 gives them the lead with only 4 seconds left on the clock leaving no time for the Raider’s to score again. East will play North next week at North.
The Paulding County Patriots remained winless after 2 games in the 2018 season as they dropped their home opener to Kennesaw Mountain by a score of 48-14. The Patriots struggled to get anything consistently going on offense and could not stop the Mustangs running game and air assault.
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.
There are only a few days left in August for local teacher, Jodie Henson at Abney Elementary School, to reach her goal of raising $15,000 to implement a groundbreaking way of teaching in the Paulding County School District! But she and her students still need your help!