Education

Two Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) students — including one from Ringgold who does charity work in Walker County — were recently chosen by the Jake Puryear Detachment 1020, Rome Marine Corps League to receive grants of $1,000 each based on letters submitted by the students to …

After a week of character-building fun, Ringgold Elementary celebrated raising $6,945 with the APEX Fun Run. Students asked friends and family to make a per-lap donation to benefit the school. Every student at RES ran or walked laps during their connections block and enjoyed lively music and…

Paul Ruud, North Georgia Electric Membership Corp. representative, presents a $2,000 check to Kim Erwin, principal of Ringgold Elementary School. The school thanks Ruud and NGEMC for the donation, which will be utilized for the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, & Mathematics)…

Congratulations to the Ringgold Elementary School cross country team for another great season. And a huge “thank you” to Mr. and Mrs. Giannamore, teachers at RES, for sponsoring the cross country team. Front row, from left: Georgia Beasley, Molleigh Johnson, Kaydence Buxman, Matt Wright, Mar…

State Sen. Jeff Mullis of Chickamauga received the Friend of Education Award from the Walker County Association of Educators on Monday, Oct. 4, at the Chickamauga Public Library.

Gilbert Elementary School's GatorBytes VEX Robotics Team competed Nov. 9 in the VEX Robotics Tournament in Cummings, Ga. Their hard work paid off. They placed first in the categories of skills and teamwork, qualifying them for the state tournament. Their skills run puts them in second place …

REACH is a state initiative to provide Georgia’s academically promising 8th grade students with the academic, social, and financial support to graduate from high school and college prepared for work.

In celebration of Red Ribbon Week, kindergarten students at Graysville Elementary School enjoyed a special visitor on Oct. 29. The Red Rabbit (Darian Seals), along with counselor Susan Blair, shared lessons with students about staying drug-free. Discussions about how medicines should be take…

During the last week of October, Ringgold Elementary School, along with other schools in the county, celebrated Red Ribbon Week. Students learned about making good choices to remain drug-free! Each day students and staff dressed according to certain reminders for positive life choices. For i…

Chattanooga celebrity Marcia Kling visited the first-graders at Woodstation Elementary School on Thursday, Oct. 24. She shared two stories with the students in the library during her visit. The students loved having her visit and enjoyed spending time with her. Each Friday, Principal Ernie E…

On Thursday, Oct. 24, Woodstation Elementary School held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the dedication of its new track to the students and families of the Woodstation community. The Woodstation Singers sang their song, “Woodstation Home.” Catoosa County Schools Superintendent Denia Reese was…

Teachers who weave a supportive environment for students at school may need help with their own frayed social-emotional needs at home.

Tiger Creek Elementary School in Catoosa County hosted its first “Lunch and Learn” Friday afternoon, Sept. 20, with third-grade students, parents, guardians, and teachers. Third-grade parents and guardians feasted on the school’s wonderful TCE lunch and enjoyed time together with classmates.…

Ringgold High School’s homecoming festivities include a parade on Thursday, Oct. 3, at 4:30 with the homecoming ceremony at RHS Don Patterson Field beginning at 7 p.m. on Oct. 4, followed by the homecoming game against Sonoraville. There will be different dress-up days during the week of hom…

Members of the Kiwanis Club of Fort Oglethorpe enjoyed an update on the various programs offered and achievements of the students of Georgia Northwestern Technical College by Dr. Heidi Popham, president, at a luncheon meeting held Sept. 6 at Park Place Restaurant.

For 10 years now, every third-grader in Catoosa County Public Schools has received a brand new dictionary from Catoosa Citizens for Learning (CCL), which has given away 8,000 dictionaries to date. Students also receive a special pen with their graduation year imprinted on it.

On Friday, Aug. 23, students at Graysville Elementary School participated in a pep rally to kick off the school-wide behavior program, Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS). All grade levels filled the gym and excitement grew as students saw cheerleaders, several high school fo…

From HERE to CAREER Academy students entering the program this year are on the “mechatronics” pathway. Mechatronics, according to study.com, is “a complex interdisciplinary field that combines the study of mechanics, electronics, automation and computers.”

State and local leaders from government and education were among those on hand to help Catoosa County’s first 16 students jump-start their futures during Friday’s (Aug. 16) College and Career Commitment Ceremony held on the Catoosa County Campus of Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNT…

Georgia Northwestern Technical College has named Selena Magnusson of Chickamauga the new vice president of Institutional Effectiveness and Student Success and Lisa Shaw of Chatsworth the new vice president of adult education, according to a press release.