ATLANTA - All University System of Georgia (USG) students, faculty, staff and visitors to the system’s 26 college and university campuses will be required to wear masks starting July 15.
Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s (GNTC) 2020 spring and summer commencement ceremony will now be held at the Floyd County Campus as a drive-thru ceremony on Tuesday, Aug. 11, at 7 p.m.
State school officials are asking Georgians to chime in on whether students should have to take year-end tests during the upcoming school year amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Every Tuesday and Thursday evening over the next few weeks on the Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) Catoosa County Campus, employees of four Northwest Georgia industries will be training in the basics of programmable logic controllers (PLC).
Gordon Lee and Ringgold high school officials announced that the students-athletes who were involved in an online video chat that featured the repeated use of a racial slur will not be allowed to take part in athletics or any other extracurricular activities, according to published reports.
The Foundation at Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) has awarded a $500 scholarship to one qualified student at each of the 26 high schools and five college and career academies in the Northwest Georgia region. Two students at Trion High School received a scholarship of $250 each.
For the past 19 years North LaFayette Elementary School’s art program has provided students the opportunity to learn about various artists and art history, as well as creating and experiencing art all around our community and state.
Georgia Northwestern Technical College is proud to announce the students on the president’s and dean’s lists for the 2020 spring semester. To be eligible for the president’s list, the student must maintain a GPA of 3.8 or higher during the semester with a course load of at least 12 credit ho…
Georgia Northwestern Technical College is removing potential enrollment obstacles for the upcoming fall semester by offering a Free Application Week, offering Open Educational Resources for core classes and waiving the entrance exam.
A pair of West Side Elementary School fourth-graders, Kylee Carden and Michelle Massey, recently represented Catoosa County Public Schools in the statewide Georgia Student Technology Competition and earned first place in the Productivity Design category for grades 3 and 4.
Faith Pennigton was voted Battlefield Elementary School’s Teacher of the Month for May. Pennington teaches Horizon, which is the gifted program. Abby Stephenson, a fourth-grader, thanked Pennington for a wonderful year.
West Side Elementary School teachers voted Suzette Carter (center) as their 2019-20 Teacher of the Year. Pictured with Carter is Principal Robert Mountjoy and Assistant Principal Lori Welborn.
Paige Daniels Goggans was voted 2019-20 Teacher of the Year at Battlefield Elementary School. Goggans’ peers said she was an “incredible team player and effective educator who meets students where they are.”
Lauren Dyer was chosen as Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School’s 2019-20 Teacher of the Year. Dyer teaches environmental science and biology. She completed her fifth year at LFO.
The Foundation at Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) awarded $6,450 in scholarships to 16 students, including two Susan Lynne Greene Memorial Scholarship recipients and one recipient of the Thomas Brown Scholarship.
Ringgold High School student and JROTC cadet Cordelia Marie Westbrook Sisemore has been presented with the Georgia Military Veterans Hall of Fame (GMVHOF) JROTC Medal.
As the school year wound down amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the faculty and staff at West Side, Cloud Springs, and Battlefield elementary schools braved the rain to hand out report cards and collect computers on Friday, May 22.
Ringgold Elementary School third-grade teacher Mishana Peters dressed up as over 30 characters during the COVID-19 pandemic. Each of her daily online lessons was taught by a new character to the delight of her students. Catoosa County’s digital learning began mid-March and was completed by mid-May.
To commemorate this school year for Catoosa County students, the transportation department wanted to pay tribute to high school seniors and send best wishes for a happy summer to all students.
In late April, a group of Catoosa County citizens took on the task of trying to put together non-school-sanctioned proms for each of the three high schools in the county after COVID-19-related shutdowns forced all three proms to be canceled.
The Bank of LaFayette and the Community Bankers Association of Georgia announce and congratulate the winners of the annual Julian & Jan Hester Memorial Scholarship, including Bryanna Whitaker, who will attend Mercer University.
The COVID-19 outbreak may have brought about an abrupt end to the 2019-20 school year, but for students in Catoosa County’s HERE To CAREER Academy, it was a way to break new ground while anticipating more groundbreaking in the future.
On May 1, Gov. Brian Kemp announced that because of the impact of COVID-19 all state agencies should begin to prepare for a 14% reduction in funding. That includes K-12 public schools.
Soon-to-be graduates returned to their roots at Cherokee Ridge Elementary School May 12 to catch up with former classmates and reminisce with former teachers, staff and school administrators.
The Walker Retired Educators’ Association (WREA) is an organization of retired educators from the Walker County and Chickamauga City schools and is a chapter of the Georgia Retired Educators’ Association. WREA endeavors to promote public education. Each year, the association awards a scholar…
A Georgia Northwestern Technical College Drafting Technology program student watched as workers installed a reception desk of his own design in the Governor’s Office at the Georgia State Capitol Building.
Students of North LaFayette Elementary School show off some of their recent classwork and projects as distance learning continues in wake of COVID-19. Teachers and administrators continue to look for creative ways to stay connected with students and to keep them engaged in the learning process.
For North LaFayette Elementary School, like other schools in Walker County and the more than 2,000 other schools all over the state, distance learning in the wake of COVID-19 has proved to be a difficult challenge, but not an unconquerable one.
Today we continue our series recognizing the top senior students in each of the four high schools in Walker County with Chickamauga’s Oakwood Christian Academy.
Today we continue our series recognizing the top senior students in each of the four high schools in Walker County with Ridgeland High School.
A collective effort by the students, teachers, administrators, staff and parents of Rossville Elementary School has resulted in a prestigious national award.
During the 2020 Adult Education Conference and Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education (EAGLE) Leadership Institute held recently in Atlanta, Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s (GNTC) Adult Education program was awarded the Distinguished Test Center Performance Award by the Te…
When schools in Northwest Georgia and all over the state were ordered to close in mid-March in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, students and parents alike began to ask questions about what would be done about certain school-related events already on the calendar.
Catoosa County Schools Superintendent Denia Reese, along with the principals of the county’s three high schools, talked about the challenges of distance learning, the efforts being made to overcome them and some of the plans for graduation during a Facebook Live session on Thursday morning, …
We all regret that the COVID-19 pandemic severely interrupted the Class of 2020’s senior year. It is encouraging that Georgia’s Governor Brian Kemp is lifting some of the shelter-in-place guidelines on April 24th, but the future is still uncertain as we look towards graduation. In case large…
Today we begin a series recognizing the top senior students in each of the four high schools in Walker County, starting with Gordon Lee High School.
In an effort to help students continue to reach their education goals during the COVID-19 pandemic, Georgia Northwestern Technical College is hosting a Free Application Week Monday, April 20, through Friday, April 24, to help those who are seeking to enroll in the summer semester.
The sudden closure of Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s (GNTC) campuses compelled most traditional and industrial instructors to reformat their courses to be taken by students online while the world struggles with the COVID-19 pandemic.
ATLANTA - University System of Georgia (USG) students being forced to take classes online this semester because of the coronavirus pandemic got some welcome news Thursday, April 9.
“As soon as I realized school could be interrupted due to COVID-19, I started making plans for digital learning and meal distribution,” Catoosa County Schools Superintendent Denia Reese said.