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Paulding high schools showcase musical talent on field
The talent showcased during Friday night football games is not limited to offense, defense and special teams. The team that takes the field at halftime — the high school marching band — is rife wit...
September 16, 2014 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Many colleges re-thinking sexual assault awareness
As freshmen descend on college campuses, they enter the “red zone” — a period between Labor Day and Thanksgiving during which they are most vulnerable to sexual assault. This year is different, tho...
September 11, 2014 10:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding student wins $25,000 for future education, present school
One Paulding third-grader’s path to college just became a lot smoother. Shelton Elementary student Alden Annis, son of Tim and Christy Annis, won $15,000 for his college education and $10,000 for h...
September 10, 2014 10:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Superintendent: funding, materials limitations did not stop rise in test scores
Limitations in funding and materials in recent years did not stop Paulding schools teachers and administrators from helping students increase their performances on statewide testing, the superinten...
August 19, 2014 03:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding test scores exceed state in five subjects
Paulding high school students topped their counterparts statewide on five of eight subjects on the end-of-course test given to Georgia public high school students in spring of this year, officials ...
August 05, 2014 02:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding school board to ask Legislature for law allowing voters to fill vacancy
The Paulding County Board of Education has approved a resolution asking the Georgia General Assembly to bring local legislation in line with state legislation regarding a vacancy on the school boar...
August 05, 2014 02:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding Education Foundation awards more than $16K in scholarships
The Paulding County Board of Education recently formally recognized the student recipients of the 16 scholarships managed or awarded by the Paulding Education Foundation. Funds for some of these sc...
July 30, 2014 09:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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New principals, testing method await Paulding students
Paulding students will see three new principals and dozens of new teachers as they begin the school year Monday. Spokeswoman Suzanne Wooley said the district is “anxiously awaiting the return of ou...
July 29, 2014 02:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding schools add new heating, air conditioning, stadium turf
The Paulding school district worked to renovate two schools this summer and is working to put artificial turf on two additional schools’ football fields in preparation for the upcoming school year....
July 29, 2014 01:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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CRCT shows science, social studies gains in Paulding
Paulding County school students meeting or exceeding state averages on a major assessment test gained or held steady in four of five subject areas this year, district officials said. However, Crite...
July 25, 2014 08:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ga. students struggle on algebra, geometry tests
Georgia students continue to struggle with tougher math exams. State education officials released the results on Wednesday. About 65 percent of Georgia students didn't meet state standards for anal...
July 02, 2014 12:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding fifth-graders attend drug abuse education camp
Paulding County Sheriff’s Office Drug Abuse Resistance Education deputies took 47 Paulding fifth-grade students to DARE Camp the week of June 9 at the Georgia Sheriffs’ Association’s Camp Pineland ...
June 26, 2014 09:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Four seeking school board seat, proposed budget up 5 percent over 2013
Four south Paulding residents, including the person who recently vacated the position, are seeking appointment to the open District 4 seat on the Paulding County School Board. Board members are set...
June 17, 2014 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding's top 2014 graduates listed
EAST PAULDING HIGH SCHOOL: -Valedictorian: Kijana Effs Parents: Ralston Effs and Soraiya Ali College of choice: Georgia Institute of Technology Projected major: undecided -Salutatorian: Ilya Plyusn...
June 11, 2014 11:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Valedictorian Patel quickly made mark at Hiram High
Some people take a lifetime to make their marks on their communities or schools. Charmi Patel took two years. Patel earned a student leadership role and the title of Hiram High School’s 2014 valedi...
June 11, 2014 11:08 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding schools see highs, lows in 2013-14 year
From systemwide reaccreditation and improved test scores to two major ice and snow storms, the Paulding County School District saw highs and lows in the recently completed school year, the superint...
June 11, 2014 10:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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