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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 | 8 8 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 | 6 6 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 | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Some Paulding students exempt from measles vaccinations
Paulding County schools follow state law which required measles vaccinations unless medical or religious waivers are given, a district spokeswoman said. Those exemptions meant 177 kindergarten and ...
May 19, 2015 02:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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$1 million grant to allow Paulding schools to increase technology access
The Paulding County Board of Education plans to increase digital access for students after receiving $1.1 million from the second round of the state Connections for Classrooms grant program. Connec...
May 13, 2015 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deal vetoes bill to allow voters to fill Paulding school board vacancies
Gov. Nathan Deal announced Tuesday he vetoed a bill he said "does not achieve what the author intended" to establish a way for voters to fill a vacant seat on the Paulding County School Board. The ...
May 13, 2015 10:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Moses Middle School's Holmes named 2015 Paulding Teacher of the Year
Victor Holmes of Moses Middle School was named the 2015 Paulding County School District Teacher of the Year Tuesday in a ceremony at West Ridge Church in Dallas. Holmes teaches sixth-grade math and...
May 13, 2015 10:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATE: Moses Middle School's Holmes named Paulding Teacher of the Year
Victor Holmes of Moses Middle School was named the 2015 Paulding County School District Teacher of the Year Tuesday in a ceremony at West Ridge Church in Dallas. Holmes teaches sixth-grade math and...
May 11, 2015 10:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding student earns $10K in national poetry competition
Paris Stroud, a senior at Paulding County High School in Dallas, has won $10,000 as the second-place winner of the 2015 Poetry Out Loud national competition. Paulding County High also received $500...
May 01, 2015 09:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chattahoochee Tech honors late nursing student at Paulding campus
Area resident David E. Loos II wanted to find a cure for cancer, according to Chattahoochee Technical College Program Director Quentina Pittman-Howell. It was that motivation to cure the disease th...
April 30, 2015 03:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Movement to opt out of Common Core tests growing
Thousands of students are opting out of new standardized tests aligned to the Common Core standards, defying the latest attempt by states to improve academic performance. This “opt-out” movement re...
April 30, 2015 03:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Contaminated ice cream brand not being served in Paulding schools
Parents need not worry about students eating contaminated Blue Bell ice cream in Paulding County schools because they do not serve it, a school district spokesperson said today. Mayfield-brand froz...
April 22, 2015 11:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding School District to host teacher hiring fair Thursday
For the first time in nearly five years, the Paulding County School District is hosting a hiring fair to recruit new teachers. The event is set for Thursday, 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at East Paulding H...
April 20, 2015 10:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding student wins state poetry contest, to compete for national title
Having gone up against 9,000 students from 74 schools across the state, Paulding high school senior Paris Stroud was named the state winner of the 2015 Poetry Out Loud competition recently and will...
April 14, 2015 03:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Farmers market move to Paulding school campus aids agriculture education program
The Paulding County Farm Bureau’s farmers market and Paulding County High School have entered into a unique partnership designed to benefit market growers, patrons and the school’s agriculture stud...
April 07, 2015 03:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding County Special Olympics hosts track and field meet
Paulding County Special Olympics hosted its annual track and field competition at Paulding County High School last week. A total of 272 athletes from throughout the county competed.
April 07, 2015 03:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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