Education

Ringgold High School’s Performing Arts will perform “Anastasia the Musical” April 22-24 in the high school theater. The shows will be Thursday, April 22, at 7 p.m.; Friday, April 23, at 7 p.m.; and Saturday, April 24, at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Ringgold High School Performing Arts has kept theater…

The LaFayette High School Forestry Field Day Team celebrates its victory in the Area 1 Forestry Field Day competition. The team has advanced to the state finals that will be held April 15 in Swainsboro. The team consisted of Jud Woods, Jeremy Wunders, Jake Cabe, Gage Massingill, Diana Nave, …

Tayler Coleman is a four-year track and field standout from Heritage High School. She is a top-ranked discus thrower in the region.

Lorina Young of WOW Ladies Ministries donated Easter baskets to Battlefield Elementary School. Also pictured is Kelly Wolfe and Lauren Smith of Battlefield Elementary.

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Georgia Northwestern Technical College will be hosting a Free Application Week, April 5-9, to help those who are seeking to enroll in summer semester.

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Four Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) students have been selected as the college’s semifinalists for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL), according to Trish Wiggins, coordinator for the college’s GOAL program.

The Clayton Bell Scholarship Program of the Marsh House Museum (308 N. Main St., LaFayette) offers rising seniors (those who have completed the junior year) at any of the three Walker County high schools the opportunity to complete an internship of 50 hours in historic preservation at the Ma…

Catoosa County Public Schools celebrated “Read Across America.” Third-grader Hannah Wolfe donned the “Cat in the Hat.”

After working quietly for two and a half years, the Walker County, Georgia, Peace, Love, Justice, Remembrance and Reconciliation Coalition — in cooperation with the Equal Justice Initiative based in Montgomery, Alabama — held a commemoration at the Rock Creek Fellowship campus in the Durham …

Catoosa County students Brynlie Weber and Lucas Miller are indoor soccer champions for 10 and under. Both students attend Battlefield Elementary School.

Catoosa County elementary schools have been in session for the 2020-21 school year since Monday, Aug. 24, 2020. They recently celebrated 100 days in school.

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Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) is proud to announce the students on the President’s and Dean’s Lists for the 2020 fall 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 cred…

The 2020-2021 STAR students at Gordon Lee Middle School are, from left, front: Hannah Stocker, Gabby Cherry, Camdyn Carter, Abby St. Pierre, Maddie Harvey, Lylah Parker, Jenz Martin and Jack Bower; middle: Malia Plemons, LJ Simoes, Vivian McClure, Gisele Tankersley, Macartney Angel, Lexi Fos…

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Ahlecksa Johnson, an eighth grade student at Gordon Lee Middle School, was recently announced as the newest REACH scholarship recipient for the Chickamauga City School System. Johnson will receive $10,000 at graduation if she keeps her commitment to make good grades and choices throughout th…

The Fort Oglethorpe Kiwanis Club donates $300 as part of the Kentucky-Tennessee District First Lady’s Project Drop Your Drawers to provide new underwear for schools. From left, Amy Jackson, Kristy Lawson, Cindy Garland, Program Chair Russell Fritze, Darlene Cutler, Stone Creek Elementary Sch…

The Catoosa County Spelling Bee was held Feb. 2 as a virtual event. Twenty-two contestants, representing 10 schools, participated. The three students who won will represent Catoosa County in the Regional Spelling Bee will be held virtually on Saturday, March 13, at 1 p.m. Schools Superintend…

Eli Rymer, a fourth-grader at Battlefield Elementary School in Catoosa County, has achieved more than 75 points in Renaissance Learning. Readers win prizes, treats, and a poster for reaching reading goals.

Brandon Mosgrove , principal at Stone Creek Elementary School in Walker County, spoke at a recent meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Fort Oglethorpe. Musgrove is a graduate of University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, with his education career spanning more than 20 years. He has been principal at …

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The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is offering scholarships to college-bound high school seniors affected by Alzheimer’s disease of up to $5,000 as part of its annual Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness Scholarship Essay Contest. Entries can be submitted at www.alzfdn.org/scholarship an…

Fifth-graders at Battlefield Elementary School recently competed in a spelling bee. BES Spelling Bee winners were Sunshine Davenport and Wyatt Womack. They will compete in the Catoosa County Spelling Bee in February.

Battlefield Elementary School students Tate Adkins and Aarushi Patel celebrate their good behavior on the bus. Students in Catoosa County receive bus bucks for positive behavior.