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Ga. students struggle on algebra, geometry tests
Georgia students continue to struggle with tougher math exams. State education officials released the results on Wednesday. About 65 percent of Georgia students didn't meet state standards for anal...
July 02, 2014 12:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding fifth-graders attend drug abuse education camp
Paulding County Sheriff’s Office Drug Abuse Resistance Education deputies took 47 Paulding fifth-grade students to DARE Camp the week of June 9 at the Georgia Sheriffs’ Association’s Camp Pineland ...
June 26, 2014 09:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Four seeking school board seat, proposed budget up 5 percent over 2013
Four south Paulding residents, including the person who recently vacated the position, are seeking appointment to the open District 4 seat on the Paulding County School Board. Board members are set...
June 17, 2014 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding's top 2014 graduates listed
EAST PAULDING HIGH SCHOOL: -Valedictorian: Kijana Effs Parents: Ralston Effs and Soraiya Ali College of choice: Georgia Institute of Technology Projected major: undecided -Salutatorian: Ilya Plyusn...
June 11, 2014 11:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Valedictorian Patel quickly made mark at Hiram High
Some people take a lifetime to make their marks on their communities or schools. Charmi Patel took two years. Patel earned a student leadership role and the title of Hiram High School’s 2014 valedi...
June 11, 2014 11:08 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding schools see highs, lows in 2013-14 year
From systemwide reaccreditation and improved test scores to two major ice and snow storms, the Paulding County School District saw highs and lows in the recently completed school year, the superint...
June 11, 2014 10:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding ROTC cadets hope signs honor wounded veterans
A group of Paulding Army JROTC cadets are hoping a project they recently began will honor the county’s wounded and retired veterans for years to come. The cadets from Paulding County High School in...
May 28, 2014 04:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Paulding football star enters Marine Corps after graduation
As many 2014 high school graduates throughout Paulding County prepare for the next chapters of their lives, North Paulding High School alumnus Brandon Townsend chose what many consider an honorable...
May 28, 2014 03:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding expecting 1,900 graduates Friday, Saturday
School system officials foresee almost 1,900 high school seniors receiving diplomas Friday and Saturday during graduation ceremonies at Paulding’s five high schools. Ceremonies are set at East Paul...
May 21, 2014 04:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atkins left mark on multiple generations in Paulding
Donna Atkins always had a passion for teaching “little people,” as she called her kindergarten students. But she saw other potential teachers not getting their chance to work in the profession so s...
May 21, 2014 03:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Retiring teachers, school staff
Paulding teachers, staff retiring this school year included: Elementary schools: Abney: Peggy Moeller Allgood: Reba Strickland Burnt Hickory: Susan Phillips Phillip Marklin Lisa Stok Dallas: Georgi...
May 21, 2014 03:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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2+2=What? Parents rail against Common Core math
An Iowa woman jokingly calls it "Satan's handiwork." A California mom says she's broken down in tears. A Pennsylvania parent says it "makes my blood boil." What could be so horrible? Grade-school m...
May 15, 2014 12:34 PM | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding teacher of the year is woven into community fabric
To say the Paulding County 2014 teacher of the year is familiar with the school system and the county in which it operates would be a bit of an understatement. In fact, that familiarity is embedded...
May 14, 2014 03:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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E-SPLOST renewal question on ballot
A special election on Tuesday’s ballot will ask voters to choose “yes” or “no” if they want renew the current 1-percent special purpose local option sales tax for education. The ballot question wil...
May 14, 2014 02:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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New funding will aid area technical college students
A new law to increase the number of Georgia technical college students eligible for full-ride scholarships could help at least one in three students at Chattahoochee Technical College’s Acworth cam...
May 07, 2014 01:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding County school scores rise, exceed state on performance index
The Paulding County School District saw scores on a statewide performance measurement increase and exceed the statewide average in 2013, Georgia Department of Education officials said. The school s...
April 29, 2014 07:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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