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Quality, character of majority of Paulding schools called ‘average’ in new state rating
The quality and character of school life was called “average” or “above average’ in almost all Paulding schools, according to a new Georgia Department of Education rating. The inaugural School Clim...
March 24, 2015 01:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding student art competition set for Saturday
Any skepticism about county residents’ level of interest in the arts can be brushed away by seeing the exponential growth the Paulding Fine Arts Association and its annual student art competition h...
March 17, 2015 01:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hiram hosts 'Who Hair Day' during Read Across America Week
Students at Hiram Elementary School participated in Who Hair Day, a reference to characters in children’s author Dr. Seuss’ books, as part of Read Across America Week last week .
March 11, 2015 08:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Four Paulding schools named AP Honor Schools
Four Paulding high schools were among the 609 Advanced Placement Honor Schools announced by State School Superintendent Richard Woods recently. The College Board administers AP courses and exams, w...
February 24, 2015 01:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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County's STAR student leads busy life as East Paulding student, athlete
Caroline Basch leads a busy life as a high school senior. She is on the track team and is the captain of the cross country and swim teams at East Paulding High School. She also is the vice presiden...
February 17, 2015 03:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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East Paulding's Basch named county's STAR student
The Paulding Chamber of Commerce honored the county's STAR students with a reception Tuesday night. The STAR student program recognizes the high school students who score the highest on the SAT col...
February 11, 2015 05:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Harlem Wizards to play benefit game for Northside PTA
Hiram High School will host an exhibition game featuring the Harlem Wizards touring basketball team Friday, Feb. 13, at 7 p.m. The game, which will benefit Northside PTA, will feature the Wizards a...
February 11, 2015 03:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding high school science students conduct ‘groundbreaking’ research
Gone are the science fair days of baking-soda volcanoes and potato-powered batteries. The Paulding County High School team that just won first place at the Cobb-Paulding Regional Science Fair is co...
February 10, 2015 03:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Moses Middle student wins Paulding schools spelling bee
Maddie Moore of Moses Middle School was the winner and Anna Hambrick of Sammy McClure Middle School was the runner-up in the Paulding County School District's 2015 District Spelling Bee at East Pau...
January 30, 2015 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding Casino Royale fundraiser set for Feb. 28
Paulding Casino Royale to benefit the Paulding Education Foundation is set for Feb. 28 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Silver Comet Field airport in Dallas. The event, presented by ShawHankins, will feat...
January 27, 2015 03:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Memorial service set for former Paulding school superintendent Ragsdale
A memorial gathering and visitation are set for Friday at Clark Funeral Home in Hiram for former Paulding schools superintendent Larry Ragsdale, who died Jan. 15. Ragsdale, 64, of Rockmart, served ...
January 22, 2015 09:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding's New Hope school earns funds for expansion of alternative education program
Two years ago, the New Hope Education Center did not even exist. Now, it is being recognized and awarded state funding to expand. The center was created a year and a half ago when the Paulding Coun...
January 20, 2015 02:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding PE teacher named regional winner in national competition
P.B. Ritch Middle School’s physical education teacher Dave Senecal recently was named the Society of Health and Physical Education’s middle school physical education teacher of the year for the Sou...
December 16, 2014 02:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding alternative high school among winners of state Innovation Fund award
Paulding County’s alternative high school was named one of 18 award winners in a state government program designed to advance student achievement in Georgia, Gov. Nathan Deal announced Monday. The ...
December 16, 2014 02:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blood drive set for East Paulding High School Friday
The Air Force JROTC at East Paulding High School is scheduled to host a blood drive for the American Red Cross for Paulding County and surrounding areas Friday, Dec. 12 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Eas...
December 11, 2014 10:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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1,500 attend inaugural Extreme Family Field Day
More than 1,500 people traveled to Taylor Farm Park in Powder Springs recently as Paulding Education Foundation hosted its inaugural Extreme Family Field Day, presented by Children’s Healthcare of ...
November 18, 2014 03:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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