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Paulding educator in running for state teacher of the year
Paulding County High School science teacher Marc Pedersen is one of 10 finalists for the 2015 Georgia teacher of the year award, the Georgia Department of Education announced last week. Pedersen te...
April 16, 2014 03:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding schools announce top employees, finalists for May 6 teacher of the year award
The Paulding County School District recently announced its eight employees of the year and 33 finalists for its teacher of the year award. District officials will recognize its top employees and an...
April 10, 2014 11:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding school system receives accreditation
A major review agency has renewed Paulding County School District's accreditation for another five years, Superintendent Cliff Cole announced Thursday. AdvancED Accreditation Commission gave its So...
March 21, 2014 06:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Common Core fight appears settled for now
Republican lawmakers appear to have settled a roiling fight over national education standards called Common Core. Some Republican lawmakers in Georgia and other states have pushed bills to block th...
March 20, 2014 08:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding High football coach given award for ‘Spirit of Sport’
Scott Hamilton, the head football coach at Paulding County High School, has been selected as the 2014 Section 3 recipient of the “National High School Spirit of Sport Award” by the National Federat...
March 18, 2014 04:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Royale’ raises $12,000 for education foundation scholarships, grants
The community showed March 8 to support public schools at Paulding Northwest Atlanta Airport as close to $12,000 was raised to benefit the scholarships and grants of the Paulding Education Foundati...
March 18, 2014 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding School Board moving slowly to fill vacant seat
The Paulding School Board will move slowly to find the “right person” to fill its vacant District 4 seat, two members said last week. Board members must replace Richard Manous, who recently resigne...
March 18, 2014 03:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Five-year extension of E-SPLOST to be on May 20 ballot in Paulding
Paulding voters will be asked May 20 to continue the current 1 percent sales tax for school district needs through early 2021. County school board members voted last week to approve a resolution to...
March 18, 2014 03:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three in Paulding named Georgia AP Honor Schools
State School Superintendent John Barge recently named three Paulding high schools as Advanced Placement Honor Schools. North Paulding, Hiram and South Paulding high schools were among 462 schools s...
March 12, 2014 05:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pep Rally 5K registration open
The Pep Rally 5K, 1K and Expo is set for March 29 at the Hiram trailhead of the Silver Comet Trail. All proceeds from this event will benefit Paulding County schools. Sponsors are being sought for ...
March 12, 2014 02:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chattahoochee Tech has $104 million impact
The six-county area served by Chattahoochee Technical College benefits economically from spending that is either directly or indirectly related to the college. According to Jeffrey M. Humphreys, di...
March 12, 2014 02:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Six recognized as Paulding schools’ STAR students
The Paulding Chamber of Commerce honored six students as their high schools’ STAR students last week. The Chamber recognized Andrew Gamel, Sydney Sims, Roxanne Richardson, Nicole McKim, Alex Leisch...
March 05, 2014 11:08 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Siblings tie for Paulding's STAR student award
Two North Paulding High School students finished in a tie for the county’s STAR student award last week – and they both had the same, proud mother looking on. Local sponsoring organization Paulding...
March 05, 2014 10:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Casino Royale’ raises funds for Paulding schools
Paulding Education Foundation is flying high for its fund-raiser Saturday night. The foundation is not going airborne, but is using the county’s Silver Comet Field as the backdrop for its “Casino R...
March 04, 2014 02:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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March holiday, five half-days now full school days for Paulding students
Paulding County students will lose a March 14 holiday and attend full days, rather than half days, the following week under a plan the county school board approved Tuesday. The board approved revis...
February 26, 2014 09:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding athletes accept scholarships
Paulding athletes at all five high schools accepted scholarships to play sports for a number of universities Wednesday. South Paulding High School students signed scholarships to play football at t...
February 05, 2014 10:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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