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Eight VHS Students Make it to GHP Semi-Finals

Eight VHS Students Make it to GHP Semi-Finals

| February 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Valdosta City Schools Press Release: Valdosta High School is excited to announce their Governor’s Honors Program (GHP) semi-finalists! Those students are: Raquel Goddard (communicative arts), Folahanmi Asebiomo (communicative arts), Kathryn Plumb (communicative arts), Darryl Bailey (computer engineering), Albert Kang (mathematics), Sophia Noll (music-woodwind), Katelyn Lancaster (science), and Chunjin Park (science). Across Georgia, nearly 3,200 students […]

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NMS Announces Spelling Bee Champions

NMS Announces Spelling Bee Champions

| February 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Valdosta City Schools Press Release: Congratulations to Newbern Middle School Spelling Bee winners. Zacharrius Roberts, 8th-grade, won first place. Kemari Beaufort, 7th-grade, placed second and Tyler Taylor, 6th-grade, placed third. These students are photographed with their assistant principal, Valerie Smith.

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LMS’ Y-LEAD Students held Leadership Conference

LMS’ Y-LEAD Students held Leadership Conference

| February 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Lowndes County Schools Press Release: Lowndes Middle School’s Y-Lead (Youth Leadership Exploration and Development) students recently held a successful collaborative Leadership Conference with prominent guest speakers from our area including Public Relations Representative with Chick-fil-A in Lake Park, Tina King; Director of Lowndes United Way, Steve Jaramillo; and our very own, Assistant Superintendent, Ken Overman and […]

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HMS Students Complete Robotics Module

HMS Students Complete Robotics Module

| February 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

 HES 5th graders, Kaedyn Fiveash, Ryan Bellflowers, and Lee Brunston  Lowndes County Schools Press Release: Students in the 5th-grade Discovery program at Hahira Elementary School recently completed a Robotics module through a Project Lead the Way grant. Project Lead the Way is a non-profit organization that works to provide students with challenging, real-world situations in the pathways […]

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VSU Hosts Fundraiser for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Feb. 24

VSU Hosts Fundraiser for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Feb. 24

| February 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Valdosta State University Press Release: VALDOSTA — Valdosta State University’s VSU Miracle will host Pasta for a Purpose, a fundraiser for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 24, in the Student Union Ballroom. Tickets, when purchased by Feb. 21, are $5 per person or $25 for a table of up to eight […]

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Valdosta City School Students Win at Martin Luther King Jr. Contest

Valdosta City School Students Win at Martin Luther King Jr. Contest

| February 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pictured left to right: Erin Halter, Dominique Sanders, Principal Beth DeLoach, and Timari Albritton. Valdosta City Schools Press Release:  Congratulations to the Valdosta City School system winners for the 2017-2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Poem/Poster Contest. Destiny Teart, Timari Albritton, and Dominique Sanders won for their original poetry. Timari Albritton and Erin Halter won for […]

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South Georgia Students to Attend Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl at VSU Feb. 10

South Georgia Students to Attend Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl at VSU Feb. 10

| February 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Valdosta State University Press Release: VALDOSTA — Approximately 300 South Georgia students will face off in a challenge of reading mastery when Valdosta State University’s Ruby R. Sullivan Literacy Center hosts the 2018 Southern Regional Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl on Saturday, Feb. 10. The competition will begin at noon and continue for roughly five hours and will be […]

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Westside Elementary Students at Jekyll Island

Westside Elementary Students at Jekyll Island

| February 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Lowndes County Schools Press Release: Fifth-grade students at Westside Elementary recently spent three days learning on location.  Their field trip took them to Jekyll Island’s 4-H Camp where they benefited from a variety of hands-on learning opportunities.  The program, administered by UGA Extension, utilizes the island as an outdoor classroom. The students participated in three […]

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Chick-Fil-A and Hester and Morris Reward Valdosta Middle School Students for Lexile Growth

Chick-Fil-A and Hester and Morris Reward Valdosta Middle School Students for Lexile Growth

| February 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Valdosta City Schools Press Release: VMS students from each grade who showed the most improvement of their Lexile scores were treated to a ride in the Hester and Morris Hummer and lunch at Chick-Fil-A. Scores are based on the STAR reading assessment. Sixth-grade students recognized were Brayden Anderson, Madison Lindon, Blake Hollingshed, and Tamia Smith. Seventh-grade […]

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VSU Connects STEM Students to Potential Employers

VSU Connects STEM Students to Potential Employers

| February 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

VSU student Amirah Williams (center) speaks to employers at the Groundhog Shadow Day event on Friday, Feb. 2 Valdosta State University Press Release: VALDOSTA — Valdosta State University’s Office of Career Opportunities hosted its annual Groundhog Shadow Day event on Friday, Feb. 2. It was an opportunity for science, technology, engineering, and math students, as […]

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