South Georgia

Wiregrass celebrates CTAE month and Early College Program

Wiregrass celebrates CTAE month and Early College Program

| February 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Saving parents over $2 million in tuition and fees during the fiscal year 2016, Wiregrass Tech’s Move On When Ready Program (MOWR) is making a difference in the lives of area high school students. Students in the eleven counties Wiregrass serves earned over 12, 000 college credits during the 2015-2016 school year. Director […]

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Spectator Wins at Georgia College Press Association Better Newspaper Contest

Spectator Wins at Georgia College Press Association Better Newspaper Contest

| February 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA — The Spectator, Valdosta State University’s independent student newspaper, earned nine awards at the Georgia College Press Association’s 2016 Better Newspaper Contest. “We’re clearly among the best college news organizations in the state,” said Dr. Pat Miller, senior adviser. “We tied with Georgia Tech and Mercer for number of awards. That’s pretty good company.” […]

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VHS Math Cats Win Again

VHS Math Cats Win Again

| February 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Valdosta High School Math Cats recently competed in the Georgia Southwestern University High School Math Tournament in Americus. There were about forty high schools from all divisions that participated on February 17. This is the longest running math tournament in Georgia, which began in 1976!VHS had two participants place based on individual test […]

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Lowndes Youth Leadership League announces Class of 2017

Lowndes Youth Leadership League announces Class of 2017

| February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

LOWNDES Co. – The Leadership Lowndes Board of Directors is proud to announce the Lowndes Youth Leadership League Class of 2017. The purpose of Lowndes Youth Leadership League (LYLL) is to assist students in developing an internal sense of community awareness, knowledge of teen issues, the development of leadership skills and provide an opportunity for […]

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NCNW Presents Check to VCS Homeless Education Services

NCNW Presents Check to VCS Homeless Education Services

| February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – During the regular scheduled board meeting of Valdosta City Schools, The Height Committee of The National Council of Negro Women, Inc. (NCNW) Valdosta-Lowndes Metropolitan Section presented a check donation to the districts Homeless Education Services. This monetary donation is to support the work the program, resources and necessities to local children who are in […]

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Lowndes High Mock Trial advances to the Elite 8

Lowndes High Mock Trial advances to the Elite 8

| February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

MACON – For the third time in four years, LHS Mock Trial will be competing for the State Championship in the Elite Eight in Lawrenceville, GA on March 4th. This year’s LHS Mock Trial team defeated every team in its Valdosta Region for the 8th consecutive year to advance to the District Championships in Macon […]

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Valdosta Middle School STEM Academy approaches

Valdosta Middle School STEM Academy approaches

| February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – The application window for the VMS STEM Academy will be open on March 6, 2017 through March 22, 2017. Two parent information nights will be held at VMS for the parents/guardians of all 6th grade prospective applicants for the 2017-2018 school year. The dates will be, February 27, 2017 at 5:30 pm and March […]

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SGMC Outpatient Plaza Hosts Valwood Student Art Show

SGMC Outpatient Plaza Hosts Valwood Student Art Show

| February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – Valwood School students, from kindergarteners to 5th graders, will showcase their artistic talents in “Recovering the Masters,” beginning Feb. 27 at the SGMC Outpatient Plaza. The exhibition will available through March 31, with a reception to be held on Thursday, March 2  from 4:30-6 pm. Admission is free and open to the public. The […]

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Michael Thomas Named GMEA Music Educator of the Year

Michael Thomas Named GMEA Music Educator of the Year

| February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – The Georgia Music Educator’s Association has selected Michael Thomas as the Music Educator of the Year for the state of Georgia. Michael Thomas received this honor officially on January 26 at our state In-service Conference in Athens, Georgia. Active members of the GMEA are eligible for this award, which recognizes outstanding merit in teaching […]

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Lowndes County Schools one of 10 Georgia systems to earn 4.5 Financial Efficiency Rating

Lowndes County Schools one of 10 Georgia systems to earn 4.5 Financial Efficiency Rating

| February 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

LOWNDES Co. – The Lowndes County School System was recognized by the state of Georgia for achieving a Financial Efficiency Rating of 4.5. There were only ten school systems in the state of Georgia who achieved a 4.5 or higher, with 5 being the highest possible rating. Lowndes County Schools had the highest rating in […]

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