Education

Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School hosted a track meet April 18. Judah Fowler, a fifth-grader at Battlefield Elementary School (seen here with LFO coach Wiggins) won a gold medal in shot-put and long jump.

The Student Council at Woodstation Elementary School in Catoosa County decorated buckets for Easter and filled them with items donated by the student body. The buckets were delivered Thursday, April 18, by students, along with the school's administration, to both NHC Healthcare and Majestic …

Third-, fourth- and fifth-grade students at Rock Spring Elementary School attended a pep rally to kick off the Georgia Milestones testing given April 16-18, with the fifth grade testing April 23-24. Rock Spring Elementary's theme: “Rock the test!”

Students who attended Boynton Elementary School as children returned to take a final walk down the halls of their alma mater. Boynton served them lunch while they watched the video of their fifth-grade promotion ceremony. The seniors visited with their elementary teachers and both got to see…

Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s CISCO Networking Academy is celebrating its 20th anniversary this month. First started by Abigail Carter in 1999, Dwight Watt has carried the torch for this in-demand training program since 2007.

Students at Gilbert Elementary School enjoy sharpening their focus, increasing their strength, and improving their coordination by participating in the GES Archery Club.

Graysville Elementary School kindergarten welcomed News Channel 9’s Jessica Harthorn and Brian Smith to speak to them about severe weather. The children learned what to do to be safe as the storm season approaches. They were also able to participate in mock interviews and act as cameraman, r…

Aquarium field trip: Mrs. Floyd’s class at Cherokee Ridge Elementary School enjoys its field trip to the Aquarium. / Contributed

Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) has received a $2.1 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Education called the Strengthening Institutions Program (SIP) to improve academic quality, institutional management and fiscal responsibility.

Business and political leaders from Dalton as well as all across the Northwest Georgia region were on hand for the Greater Dalton Chamber of Commerce’s “Good Morning Dalton: Higher Education” event Tuesday morning, March 19, at the Dalton Convention Center.

The Walker County Department of Education joined in a statewide celebration School Board Appreciation Week (March 18-22) to salute the efforts of local school board members. The week-long observance calls attention to the contributions of local boards of education.

The Walker County Department of Education is joining in a statewide celebration this week to salute the efforts of local school board members. The week of March 18-22, 2019, has been proclaimed School Board Appreciation Week in Georgia. The week-long observance calls attention to the contrib…

Harley Chastain, winner of the Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) EAGLE Award for 2019, was chosen as a regional finalist for the State EAGLE Award by the Technical College System of Georgia.

When a business joins the Catoosa County Chamber of Commerce, it is presented with a large “Key to the Chamber” at its membership ribbon-cutting. The keys are made right here in Catoosa County by the Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School metals class taught by Pat Linz.

{span}Gilbert Elementary School’s Assistant Principal Beth Pelham and Principal Amy Ashley don their cool cats outfits for reading week. / Contributed

North LaFayette Elementary has named Rebecca Brewster, center, as Teacher of the Year. Standing with her are co-nominees Abbie Austin and Lindsey Beck. / Contributed

Teacher of the Year: Chattanooga Valley Middle School has named Lauren Bruning as its Teacher of the Year. / Contributed

Across the country, thousands of schools, libraries, and communities participated in Read Across America Week, which took place annually around March 2nd, the cherished children’s author, Dr. Seuss’ birthday.