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Ga. Highlands College offering plan for tuition payment in monthly installments
Students at Georgia Highlands College can now take advantage of a new payment plan that splits their tuition into monthly payments. This is the first time the college has offered a payment plan, ac...
July 29, 2015 03:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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More teachers, facility upgrades to greet Paulding students for start of school year
Paulding County School District students will see about 200 new teachers, two new principals and facility upgrades at six schools in the academic year beginning Monday, the superintendent said last...
July 29, 2015 10:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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More than 1,200 to receive school supplies at annual Paulding event
Although the Paulding County School District officially begins the 2015-16 school year in 12 days, many underprivileged children in the county will get a fast jump on gathering school supplies Satu...
July 21, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Videos designed to show Paulding parents how students learn math
Four years have passed since Common Core introduced a new method of teaching math and teachers are starting to see the results. The new method focuses more on the concepts of math rather than just ...
July 21, 2015 03:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding lawmaker on panel studying tax on gambling to fund HOPE scholarship
A Paulding state lawmaker will serve on a study committee considering how to create additional funding sources for the HOPE Scholarship, including taxing casinos and horse racing if legalized in Ge...
July 14, 2015 02:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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East Paulding junior named to elite leadership program
Javon Brown, a rising senior at East Paulding High School, was one of 73 students across the state to attend an elite summer leadership institute through 21st Century Leaders, in partnership with T...
July 08, 2015 10:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding schools summer construction includes turf, renovations
With less than a month remaining before the Aug. 3 start of Paulding County’s 2015-16 school year, the school district’s seven construction and renovation projects are moving along well, a system o...
July 07, 2015 02:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding program helps children overcome reading apprehension
As retired greyhound racing dog Buck lay at her side, a first-grader opened a book at Crossroads Library in Acworth and began reading to the animal. Buck lay quietly beside her as she read to him f...
June 30, 2015 02:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hiram High principal moving to same job at East Paulding High
While East Paulding and Hiram high schools will be getting new leadership come fall, the faces will not be unfamiliar. East Paulding High School will see Jason Freeman as its new principal, returni...
June 16, 2015 02:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chattahoochee Tech board elects Paulding man as vice chairman
A Paulding man will hold the second-highest position on the Chattahoochee Technical College board in the coming year. The board, which met last week at the North Metro Campus in Acworth, elected me...
June 16, 2015 02:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Paulding valedictorian going to Berry after busy school career
One of Paulding’s highest-performing graduates this year knows she wants to do something big in her life ─ she is just not sure what yet. Meghan Jo Albritton, 18, will be heading off to Berry Colle...
June 09, 2015 02:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding County valedictorians, salutatorians
East Paulding High School: Valedictorian: Sarah Caroline Basch Salutatorian: Sara Omer Hiram High School: Valedictorian: Danielle Bowling Salutatorian: Anna Ragsdale North Paulding High School: Val...
June 03, 2015 11:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Linda Reque retiring, taught physical education for 36 years in five Paulding schools
The late William Arthur Ward, one of America’s most quoted writers of inspirational maxims, described teachers this way: “The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The super teacher de...
May 27, 2015 12:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Proposed Paulding schools budget includes funding for more teachers, technology
Higher local property values and more state funding led the Paulding County School Board to reduce class sizes and add almost 100 new teachers in its proposed fiscal 2016 budget, officials said. Th...
May 19, 2015 02:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chattahoochee Tech moving nursing course to Paulding campus
The nursing program at Chattahoochee Technical College has been such a success that it has run into a problem – a good one, that is. The program has outgrown its location in Austell and is in need ...
May 19, 2015 02:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Victor Holmes credits students, staff for Paulding Teacher of the Year award
When Moses Middle School math and science teacher Victor Holmes was named this year’s Paulding County teacher of the year last week, he turned the spotlight of classroom achievement back on his stu...
May 19, 2015 02:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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