Education

The Gordon County Schools Board of Education approved a new calendar for the 2020-2021 academic year and decided to move forward with work on two potential Education Local Option Sales Tax (ELOST) projects, including the development of a Sonoraville High School baseball field and repaving at…

Calhoun City Schools hosted its first meeting of the year on Tuesday to discuss the system’s 2020-2025 Five Year Strategic Plan, and Superintendent Michele Taylor explained that feedback from the participants of the event will be used to further shape the plan that was discussed.

Calhoun Elementary recognized the Huddle House “Write to Win” recipients for January this week. Students whose writing was selected will earn free meals at Huddle House for a month and their writing will be on display in the restaurant for patrons to enjoy while dining. School officials said…

The Gordon County School System is currently looking for 24 mentors to work with first grade students on sight words and other literacy efforts as part of its new reading program, GET READING. Literacy Liaison Brooke Stone said three training sessions remain for potential volunteers looking …

As a new year gets underway at Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC), two new administrators have come aboard to oversee Academic Affairs at the college as well as its Foundation.

For visitors walking the halls at Calhoun Elementary and Primary schools on Monday, the day may have looked like any other — unless they peeked inside any of the classrooms.

At its meeting on Monday evening, the Calhoun City Schools Board of Education approved a resolution requesting the assistance of the Georgia Department of Education Facilities Section in crafting its new five-year local facilities plan. It must be completed by March 15, 2020.

Nearly 300 graduating seniors at Calhoun High School will be exposed to education and career options local to the Northwest Georgia region as part of Senior Career Day on Friday, Jan. 17. Currently, the high school and event co-sponsor Junior Achievement of Georgia are looking for volunteers…

Before Thanksgiving break, sixth-grade students at Red Bud Middle School completed a "Snack Tectonics" lab in science class. Students used graham crackers, fruit rollups and frosting to demonstrate the different types of Earth's tectonic plate boundaries and their motions.  Afterward, studen…

The Georgia Department of Education recognized this week a handful of the top-performing and most improved schools in the state, and Red Bud Elementary School was named a Title I Reward School.