Education

The interpretation and resource education staff at Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park have recorded several virtual education programs and placed them online.

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Georgia Northwestern Technical College is proud to announce the students on the President’s and Dean’s Lists for the 2021 summer 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…

Catoosa County Schools Superintendent Denia Reese will retire during this school year, the county Board of Education announced. Reese has been superintendent for 16 years.

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Georgia Association of Conservation Districts (GACD) awards an annual scholarship of $1,000 to encourage study and careers in soil and water conservation related fields. Awards will be given to students majoring in or intending to major in a soil and water conservation related area.

Catoosa County Education Association members Caitlin Nichols Martin and Jennifer Duffy greeted new teachers at Ringgold High School. CEA represents school personnel at the county, state and national levels.

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The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) has announced Oakwood Christian Academy student Mason C. Clark from LaFayette has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization. The society recognizes top scholars who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship …

Kellie Johnson, a native of Catoosa County and 2020 graduate of Heritage High School, was named a Presidential Scholar for her spring 2021 semester at the University of Georgia. Presidential Scholar students have achieved a grade point average of 4.0 and earned at least 14 credit hours durin…

Kids Need to Read (KNTR) will be arriving at the Rossville Public Library with Grow Your Library, an inspiring library donation program led by KNTR Board Members Gary and Tina Mlodzik.

Jackson and Ava, students of Catoosa County Schools, learn the importance of Flag Day at the Catoosa County Library. Flag Day, a lesser-known observance, is every year on June 14.

The Walker Retired Educators’ Association (WREA) is an organization of retired educators from the Walker County Schools 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…

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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 2021 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 cr…

LaFayette High School Principal Maggie Stultz presents Class of 2021 valedictorian Anthony Collins with the Charles and Brownie Gwyn Memorial Scholarship. The Charles and Brownie Gwyn Memorial Scholarship was established by their children to honor the memory of their parents in perpetuity. T…

From left, Darwin Campbell, Megan Gorman, Dash Johnson, Fin Robinson, Antonio Celis, and Everett Atkinson at Pure Genius camp. Pure Genius, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to promoting science, technology, reading, engineering, art, and mathematics (STREAM) education, has camps …

Savannah Goldsmith was named Cloud Springs Elementary School’s 2021-22 Teacher of the Year. This honor was selected by the faculty.

Robin Poe Stallings, a teacher at Battlefield Elementary School, was named 2021 Teacher of The Year.

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The kindergarten classes at North LaFayette Elementary (NLE) received some special visitors on Tuesday, May 18. Two baby goats, named Marshmallow and Daisy, came to the new outdoor classroom at the school, where the children were thrilled to meet their adopted friends in person for the first time.

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Thirteen Catoosa County Public Schools students gathered with their friends and families at The Colonnade Center in Ringgold on Tuesday, May 11, to receive recognition for completing certificates from Georgia Northwestern Technical College through their Robotics and Mechatronics pathway at t…

Three high school seniors were awarded the Walker County Republican Party Good Citizen Scholarship, which recognizes grassroots involvement in the community through civic and volunteer projects: Jake Lee, Gordon Lee High School; Carlee Corbin, LaFayette High School; and Morgan Shavers, Ridge…

Joyce Landers has retired after 47 years of accident-free school bus driving for Catoosa County. She loved driving, but most of all she loved the kids that she drove through the years. It takes a special person to be this dedicated. Her fellow workmates are very proud of the work she has don…

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A Heritage High School student and a Ridgeland High School student are among the winners of the 2021 “Student of Integrity” scholarship offered by the Better Business Bureau Serving Southeast Tennessee & Northwest Georgia (BBB).

Ringgold High School’s JROTC drill team exhibition squad won its fifth-in-a-row state title. Also, last year's National solo exhibition champion, Katie Allmond, won her a state solo championship this year. This team also won regions and competed in Army Nationals in Daytona, Fla., as well as…

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Students from Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s (GNTC) nine-county service area will participate in a vehicle procession outside of the Floyd County Campus (FCC), in Rome on Thursday, May 6, to safely celebrate their success in completing their program of study.