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Paulding schools to host stakeholders meeting Monday
The Paulding County School District will focus on Georgia’s new dual enrollment program during its quarterly stakeholders' meeting Feb. 1 at 6:30 p.m. at Hiram High School. School system officials ...
January 27, 2016 05:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding schools receiving $561,000 to upgrade high-speed internet access
Paulding County schools will receive almost $561,000 as part of a state initiative to provide classrooms in Georgia with high-speed broadband access required for digital and blended learning. Gov. ...
January 19, 2016 11:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Graves votes for bill replacing No Child Left Behind law
District 14 U.S. Rep. Tom Graves, R-Ranger, last week voted for legislation that replaces the federal No Child Left Behind law. Graves voted for the Conference Report to Accompany S. 1177 – called ...
December 09, 2015 05:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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All Paulding high schools see increase in graduation rates
Paulding County public schools increased their overall graduation rate between 2014 and 2015, state statistics show. The graduation rate systemwide was 79.8 percent for the class of 2015, compared ...
November 18, 2015 05:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two from Paulding give student point of view to state school superintendent
Two Paulding County students will join other selected Georgia middle- and high-schoolers to advise the state’s top school official in matters of their education. Austin Middle School eighth-grader ...
October 21, 2015 02:23 PM | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding pair selected for national student musical performance
The Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tenn., on Oct. 25 will radiate with a style of music different from what made the country music venue famous. Two of Hiram High School’s own choral students, ...
October 15, 2015 05:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chattahoochee Tech shows off new Paulding nursing education facilities
Chattahoochee Technical College on Friday welcomed community members to get a firsthand look at the Paulding Campus’ new Associate of Science in Nursing degree program, which relocated from the col...
September 23, 2015 10:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas, Paulding residents named student advisors to state school superintendent
State School Superintendent Richard Woods recently selected 110 Georgia students to serve on his 2015-16 student advisory council. Three area students were selected, including Douglas County studen...
September 23, 2015 09:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two begin first jobs as Paulding principals after school year begins
New principals recently took charge under what some might consider unusual circumstances at schools that educate more than 3,200 Paulding students. The county school board recently approved the pro...
September 16, 2015 02:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding middle school honors first-responders for second year on 9-11
Sammy McClure Middle School last week hosted its second “Patriot Day” to honor Paulding County’s law enforcement and fire departments and first responders. The assembly at the Acworth-area school w...
September 16, 2015 01:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Film crew workshop to feature veteran film professionals in Hiram
A program to provide the basics of working on a film production crew is set for Sept. 26 and 27 from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Hiram High School. The two-day live workshop, "Beyond The Basics: Film C...
September 14, 2015 04:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
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Xtreme Family Field Day set for Saturday, benefits Paulding schools
The Paulding Education Foundation is hosting another event Sept. 12 to benefit the students and schools of Paulding County, a foundation official said. Xtreme Family Field Day is back for a second ...
September 09, 2015 03:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding students increase scores on college entrance exams
Paulding high school students increased their scores on two college entrance exams in 2015 compared to 2014. And county students who took one of the two, the SAT, last school year scored higher tha...
September 03, 2015 06:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding Education Foundation hosting field day Sept. 12
The Paulding Education Foundation is hosting an event Sept. 12 to benefit the students and schools of Paulding County, foundation officials said. Xtreme Family Field Day is back for a second year a...
August 25, 2015 03:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
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Students in Dallas manufactured home community receive scholarships
Paulding Education Foundation recently awarded the Logan’s Crossing Manufactured Home Community Fund scholarships. The fund was established by Dr. and Mrs. Ron Cobb, owners of Logan’s Crossing Manu...
August 25, 2015 03:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ga. Highlands College offering plan for tuition payment in monthly installments
Students at Georgia Highlands College can now take advantage of a new payment plan that splits their tuition into monthly payments. This is the first time the college has offered a payment plan, ac...
July 29, 2015 03:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 123 123 recommendations | email to a friend
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