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GNTC’s Dees wins Grainger scholarship

Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) welding student James Dees is the winner of the 2014-15 Grainger Tools For Tomorrow® scholarship. Dees was chosen for his academic performance within the college’s welding program.

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Wednesday 07/16/2014
LearningRx Chattanooga hosts "Back to School" open house for families and educators
Updated: July 16, 2014 - 1:53 pm

LearningRx Chattanooga Brain Training Center will host a Back to School open house for families and educators on Saturday, August 2, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Sunday 07/13/2014
College News for Walker and Catoosa County
Posted: July 13, 2014

Chattanooga State announces Walker and Catoosa graduates

Saturday 07/12/2014
Ringgold student earns awards at national SkillsUSA championships
Posted: July 12, 2014

Matt Bradford, from Ringgold, a student at Georgia Northwestern Tech College in Rock Spring was awarded a Skill Point certificate in technical drafting at the SkillsUSA national leadership and skills conference.

Local Dodge dealership to host fundraiser with Heritage High School boosters
Posted: July 12, 2014

Heritage High School will host a Dodge booster club fundraiser as part of the band preview night being held in the school parking lot at 3960 Poplar Springs Road on Thursday, July 31.

Thursday 07/10/2014
New school immunization requirements take effect
Updated: July 10, 2014 - 1:06 pm

New for the 2014-15 academic year, Georgia Department of Public Health Rule (511-2-2), requires all students born on or after Jan. 1, 2002, entering or transferring into seventh grade and any “new entrant” entering into 8th-12th grades in Georgia to provide proof of an adolescent pertussis (whooping cough) booster vaccination (called “Tdap”) and an adolescent meningococcal vaccination (MCV4).

Wednesday 07/09/2014
Edward Jones Fort Oglethorpe branch supports back to school donation drive
Updated: July 09, 2014 - 3:41 pm

Local residents and businesses may help those less fortunate in the community by bringing in basic school supply items to the Edward Jones branch office during regular business hours through August 11. All items will be divided and delivered to Catoosa County public schools.

Catoosa board of education meeting scheduled to appoint interim board member July 24
Updated: July 09, 2014 - 1:56 pm

The Catoosa County Board of Education will hold a called board meeting on July 24, at 10 a.m. for the purpose of appointing an interim person to serve as a member of the board of education for district one until a newly elected board member is sworn in after the election November 4.

Tuesday 07/08/2014
2014 CRCT Scores show more 8th graders exceeding standards
Updated: July 08, 2014 - 7:06 pm

June 12, 2014 – The percentage of Georgia’s 8th graders exceeding standards in all content-area Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) increased this year, including an eight percentage point increase in reading. Grade 8 students showed a two percentage point increase in English language arts, a three percentage point increase in mathematics, a three percentage point increase in science, and a two percentage point increase in social studies.

Monday 07/07/2014
Catoosa and Walker college news
Updated: July 09, 2014 - 1:58 pm

Walker students awarded scholarships from local McDonald’s

Friday 07/04/2014
First Volunteer Bank awards scholarship to LFO student
Posted: July 04, 2014

First Volunteer Bank awarded Alexis Bivens from Lakeview Ft Oglethorpe High School with the Walter L Jackson Memorial Scholarship. Alexis will be attending Georgia Southern University for the fall semester. From left: Trish Phillips, vice president and market leader for the Ringgold Branch of FVB, Alexis Bivens and Mary Carpenter, vice president of FVB. First Volunteer Bank is a full service 110-year-old community bank with 24 branches across the state of Tenn. and Ga.

Wednesday 07/02/2014
Bank of LaFayette awards scholarships to local students
Updated: July 02, 2014 - 1:53 pm

The Bank of LaFayette awarded their annual scholarships to four LaFayette High School students. From left: Clayton Underwood, Dylan Queen and Derrik Chamlee. Presenting the checks is Jane Grinnell loan officer of The Bank of LaFayette. Not pictured is Sarah Turner.

Fort Oglethorpe city council recognizes LFO high school academic team
Posted: July 02, 2014

Fort Oglethorpe city council (back row) recognized the LFO High School academic decathlon team in their May 12 meeting. The 2013-14 team competed in 10 events with all nine members participating in every event. The team won the division 11 state championship and the overall state championship in Atlanta in March and went on to compete in the national championship in Honolulu, Hawaii, in April. 

Monday 06/30/2014
Ringgold to host Career Expo on July 23
Posted: June 30, 2014

A product of January and February joint meetings of all its boards, the city of Ringgold plans to host a career expo July 23 at the Ringgold High School gymnasium.

Saturday 06/28/2014
Lookout Mountain student receives full college scholarship through QuestBridge
Posted: June 28, 2014

Ridgeland High School senior Wade Knight was admitted to Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., and has been awarded a full four-year QuestBridge National College Match scholarship.

Catoosa and Walker college news
Posted: June 28, 2014

Thomas of Fort Oglethorpe receives college scholarship

Friday 06/27/2014
Walker County Head Start taking applications for 2014-15 school year
Posted: June 27, 2014

South Walker County Head Start, Early Head Start & Pre-K is accepting enrollment applications for the 2014-15 school year at South Walker Head Start, 3 Probasco Street LaFayette, GA. 30728 (706-638-0576). Please call for an appointment (Tammie Harris or Tiffany Langston).

Thursday 06/26/2014
GSD seeking to fill several job openings for the 2014-2015 school year
Updated: June 30, 2014 - 4:24 pm

The Georgia School for the Deaf in Cave Spring is currently recruiting for the upcoming school year.

Wednesday 06/25/2014
District level CRCT scores released
Updated: June 25, 2014 - 11:54 am

The percentage of Georgia's 8th graders exceeding standards in all content-area Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) increased this year, including an eight percentage point increase in reading. Grade 8 students showed a two percentage point increase in English language arts, a three percentage point increase in mathematics, a three percentage point increase in science, and a two percentage point increase in social studies.

Monday 06/23/2014
“Witness to the Holocaust” series ends at Catoosa library with special program
Posted: June 23, 2014

The Catoosa County public library will host a special program, signaling the end of the traveling exhibit “Witness to the Holocaust,” which has been displayed since June 2. A special lecture will be presented to the community, June 26, at 5 p.m. Admission is free.

Catoosa County 4H Club holds H2O camp for Catoosa youth
Updated: June 23, 2014 - 3:19 pm

The Catoosa County 4H Club and Limestone Valley RC&D Council staff held the first annual H2O camp for interested 4H students ranging from fifth to ninth grade. The three-day camp featured experiences focused on water education and recreation.

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