The Catoosa and Walker County Farm Bureaus are encouraging students to enter their essay and art contests.
A Catoosa County bus driver was fired Wednesday morning, Oct. 28, due to suspicion of being impaired, the school system said in a news release.
Ringgold City Council, during a meeting Monday, Oct. 26, passed a proclamation honoring the Ringgold High School marching band, which this year was named grand champion of the 14th annual Lake Lanier Tournament of Bands.
From left: senior candidate Aubrey Ford, senior Candidate Emma Queen, sophomore representative Shaylee Hester, freshman representative Anna Roy, junior representative Sydney Cantrell, senior candidate Abby Roach. Not pictured: senior candidates Maggie Reed and Oraya Harris. The homecoming ce…
Georgia public school officials have released a plan calling for the number of year-end tests required for the state’s K-12 students to be drastically reduced and replaced with assessments and coursework tailored more to individual students.
The Catoosa County school board is seeking input from the public on proposed projects to be funded by the next round of ESPLOST collections, if it is approved by voters.
Georgia Sen. Jeff Mullis visited West Side Elementary School during Pre-Kindergarten Week. Here he is shown in a pre-kindergarten classroom with Laura Briggs and Emily Parker. Mullis, who lives in Chickamauga, represents Senate District 53, which includes Catoosa, Dade, and Walker counties a…
Battlefield Elementary School welcomed Jaime Pennington to the STEAM lab. Steam is “Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math.” Pennington was selected as Battlefield Elementary’s “Educator of the Month.”
The annual Walker County 4-H Chicken Show and Sale will be held on Thursday, Oct. 29, at 6 p.m. at the Walker County Ag Center in Rock Spring. Chickens will be auctioned in pens of three with the proceeds going directly to the 4-H’ers. If you are interested in purchasing chickens, you must b…
Georgia lawmakers are looking at ways to boost the number of people who earn high-school and college degrees amid a changing labor market that is tending toward more automated technical jobs.
A survey is open to solicit feedback from Georgia students, parents, teachers and community members on whether year-end test scores should be nixed, kept the same or cut in half during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As COVID-19 continues to impact lives across the state, the Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) Foundation is working to help residents of the northwest Georgia region by launching a fundraising campaign, which will run from Oct. 1 to Dec. 1.
Ringgold City Council, during a meeting Monday, Sept. 28, passed a proclamation honoring Ringgold High School cheerleader Sydney Logan for earning a spot on the Georgia All-State Cheerleading team.
Since classes resumed last month, educators in the Walker County and Chickamauga school systems have been working to make sure students learning from home are getting the same quality of instruction as those attending traditional school.
Catoosa County Public Schools launched an online survey for parents of students in hybrid instruction (pre-kindergarten, middle and high school).
Georgia’s top school official aims to make year-end standardized tests count “essentially zero” toward students’ final grades in the 2020-21 school year amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Recently, Gov. Brian Kemp signed House Bill 86, sponsored by Rep. Tommy Benton, R-Jefferson, and carried in the Senate by Sen. Jeff Mullis, R-Chickamauga. H.B. 86 requires a policy to be created for teachers to appeal performance ratings notated in teacher personnel evaluations.
Georgia Northwestern Technical College is proud to announce the students on the president’s and dean’s lists for the 2020 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…
ATLANTA - Several groups are pressing Gov. Brian Kemp to start divvying out small federal grant funds aimed at helping families pay for school supplies, child care and other expenses while their children are taking online classes amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
ATLANTA - University System of Georgia Chancellor Steve Wrigley Tuesday, Sept. 15, defended his decision to bring students back to the system’s 26 campuses this semester for in-person classes.
ATLANTA — Georgia voters still strongly support public charter schools eight years after ratifying a constitutional amendment letting the state create charter schools, according to a new poll.
The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently announced plans to help make a difference during the upcoming academic year with the award of more than $145,000 in literacy grants in Georgia, including $3,000 for the LIFT Youth Center Inc. in Ringgold.
The Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) Foundation awarded $10,900 in scholarships to 26 students. Scholarships between $250 and $500 were awarded to students to assist in paying for fall semester at GNTC.
ATLANTA — Georgia public-school students outperformed their peers around the country on the SAT for the third year in a row, the state Department of Education reported.
During the first two weeks after Catoosa County students returned to class, 15 people — eight students and seven teachers — tested positive for COVID-19, Superintendent Denia Reese said Friday, Sept. 4
The U.S. Department of Education on Thursday, Sept. 3, signaled it will deny Georgia’s request to waive year-end standardized tests for the 2020-21 school year amid the COVID-19 pandemic, sparking a bold backlash from the state’s top school official.
In an effort to bring accessible internet to students, Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) is expanding wireless internet coverage in order to assist students who may have unreliable internet access at home.