Education

Most Georgians believe parents should receive small federal grant funds to help pay for school supplies, child care and other expenses while their children are taking online classes amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a poll released this week.

All Calhoun City and Gordon County Schools students will be able to eat breakfast and lunch at school for free following an announcement that the USDA has extended its Seamless Summer Meal Program for meal service through Dec. 31. Beginning Monday, meals will also be available for pick up fo…

During the relative quiet of the pandemic, while the school lay waiting for students, the garden at W.L. Swain Elementary School was keeping a secret, as a sensory garden had sprouted from the dream of a teacher and the hard work of a community volunteer.

Gov. Brian Kemp has issued a first wave of federal funding to help prop up K-12 public schools and universities in Georgia aiming to restart in-person classes and continue online instruction amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Mohawk Presents Calhoun’s Dancing with the Stars Gets Schooled!” will put 18 local high school students onstage for back-to-back shows at 1:30 and 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 8, at the Calhoun Performing Arts Center. Nine dance teams will vie for trophies, bragging rights and college schola…

This summer, Gordon County 4-H’ers took part in three different judging contests: dairy cattle, livestock and poultry. Originally scheduled for the spring, these contests were rescheduled and held virtually this summer.

Dianne Kirby, member of the Calhoun High School Class of 1969 presents a a $500 scholarship check to Mikail Lawrence on Saturday during graduation practice. "As we prepare to recognize the many accomplishments of the Class of 2020, the CHS Class of 1969 wishes to honor a most deserving senio…

“Mohawk Presents Calhoun’s Dancing with the Stars Gets Schooled!” will put 18 local high school students onstage for back-to-back shows at 1:30 and 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 8, at the Calhoun Performing Arts Center. Nine dance teams will vie for trophies, bragging rights and college schola…