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Paulding program helps children overcome reading apprehension
As retired greyhound racing dog Buck lay at her side, a first-grader opened a book at Crossroads Library in Acworth and began reading to the animal. Buck lay quietly beside her as she read to him f...
June 30, 2015 02:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hiram High principal moving to same job at East Paulding High
While East Paulding and Hiram high schools will be getting new leadership come fall, the faces will not be unfamiliar. East Paulding High School will see Jason Freeman as its new principal, returni...
June 16, 2015 02:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chattahoochee Tech board elects Paulding man as vice chairman
A Paulding man will hold the second-highest position on the Chattahoochee Technical College board in the coming year. The board, which met last week at the North Metro Campus in Acworth, elected me...
June 16, 2015 02:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Paulding valedictorian going to Berry after busy school career
One of Paulding’s highest-performing graduates this year knows she wants to do something big in her life ─ she is just not sure what yet. Meghan Jo Albritton, 18, will be heading off to Berry Colle...
June 09, 2015 02:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding County valedictorians, salutatorians
East Paulding High School: Valedictorian: Sarah Caroline Basch Salutatorian: Sara Omer Hiram High School: Valedictorian: Danielle Bowling Salutatorian: Anna Ragsdale North Paulding High School: Val...
June 03, 2015 11:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Linda Reque retiring, taught physical education for 36 years in five Paulding schools
The late William Arthur Ward, one of America’s most quoted writers of inspirational maxims, described teachers this way: “The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The super teacher de...
May 27, 2015 12:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Proposed Paulding schools budget includes funding for more teachers, technology
Higher local property values and more state funding led the Paulding County School Board to reduce class sizes and add almost 100 new teachers in its proposed fiscal 2016 budget, officials said. Th...
May 19, 2015 02:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chattahoochee Tech moving nursing course to Paulding campus
The nursing program at Chattahoochee Technical College has been such a success that it has run into a problem – a good one, that is. The program has outgrown its location in Austell and is in need ...
May 19, 2015 02:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Victor Holmes credits students, staff for Paulding Teacher of the Year award
When Moses Middle School math and science teacher Victor Holmes was named this year’s Paulding County teacher of the year last week, he turned the spotlight of classroom achievement back on his stu...
May 19, 2015 02:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Some Paulding students exempt from measles vaccinations
Paulding County schools follow state law which required measles vaccinations unless medical or religious waivers are given, a district spokeswoman said. Those exemptions meant 177 kindergarten and ...
May 19, 2015 02:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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$1 million grant to allow Paulding schools to increase technology access
The Paulding County Board of Education plans to increase digital access for students after receiving $1.1 million from the second round of the state Connections for Classrooms grant program. Connec...
May 13, 2015 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deal vetoes bill to allow voters to fill Paulding school board vacancies
Gov. Nathan Deal announced Tuesday he vetoed a bill he said "does not achieve what the author intended" to establish a way for voters to fill a vacant seat on the Paulding County School Board. The ...
May 13, 2015 10:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Moses Middle School's Holmes named 2015 Paulding Teacher of the Year
Victor Holmes of Moses Middle School was named the 2015 Paulding County School District Teacher of the Year Tuesday in a ceremony at West Ridge Church in Dallas. Holmes teaches sixth-grade math and...
May 13, 2015 10:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATE: Moses Middle School's Holmes named Paulding Teacher of the Year
Victor Holmes of Moses Middle School was named the 2015 Paulding County School District Teacher of the Year Tuesday in a ceremony at West Ridge Church in Dallas. Holmes teaches sixth-grade math and...
May 11, 2015 10:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding student earns $10K in national poetry competition
Paris Stroud, a senior at Paulding County High School in Dallas, has won $10,000 as the second-place winner of the 2015 Poetry Out Loud national competition. Paulding County High also received $500...
May 01, 2015 09:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chattahoochee Tech honors late nursing student at Paulding campus
Area resident David E. Loos II wanted to find a cure for cancer, according to Chattahoochee Technical College Program Director Quentina Pittman-Howell. It was that motivation to cure the disease th...
April 30, 2015 03:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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