Valdosta student earns scholarship
CAIRO — Grady County students are slated to return to class next month for the first time since mid-March, and school board member John White said that’s likely the only way to ensure the county’s youth are receiving the education they need.
THOMASVILLE — The Keep Thomas County Beautiful (KTCB) executive director said Thomas County residents should properly dispose of cleaning supplies and personal protective equipment, including sanitizing wipes, masks and plastic gloves used during the coronavirus crisis.
Thomasville City Schools students enjoyed an extra long Presidents Day weekend while administrators, faculty, and staff made use of their Professional Learning Day on February 14, 2020, to target a variety of educational topics. Employees from across the district exchanged ideas and interact…
THOMASVILLE — Alex Hall is motivated to come to work each day. As an educator and coach at Thomas County Central High School, Hall is inspired by his students daily.
THOMASVILLE — Thomas County Central High School Work-Based Learning program partnered with local employers to give students a glimpse at a day in the life of professionals in their career interest fields.
Recently, Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) announced its 2020 Rick Perkins Instructor of the Year award winner: Hannah Holmes, an English instructor at SRTC-Tifton. The Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction honors the Technical College System of Georgia’s most …
Thomasville City Scholars Academy AP Human Geography students in Dale Kelly’s class have been studying agriculture and in particular subsistence and organic farming and the important roles they play in geographic sustainability. The class recently visited Lewis Produce at the local Thomas Co…
Each year, Thomas County students in fourth, fifth, and sixth grade participate in the Georgia National Fair's Fair Bear Writing Competition. Students compete at the school level, and first place winners from each grade compete at the state level.
Thomasville High School Band Director Samantha Jones appointed seven students to attend the 70th Annual University of Georgia January High School Band Festival, a weekend of instruction, enrichment, and performance in Athens from January 16-19, 2020.
The Thomas County Certified Literate Community Program’s (CLCP) annual "Trivia Bee for Literacy" is right around the corner. Every year, the CLCP (a partnership literacy outreach program of Southern Regional Technical College, Family Connection and Thomas County Public Library System) hosts …
Thomasville City Schools’ Winter Break Reading Challenge Reading champions have been crowned. Between December 21 and January 4, these students took on the challenge to read for 15 minutes per day through the Footsteps 2 Brilliance program. \
First place winners in the Thomasville City Schools Science Fair will compete at the regional fair on February 14, 2020, at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton.
Harper Elementary School teachers recently used a district professional learning day to enhance their pedagogy skills. Teachers split between two professional learning sessions.
THOMASVILLE — Thomas County Central High School International Travel Program has announced scholarship recipients for its fifth annual trip. This summer 2021 voyage is to Japan.
As part of ongoing efforts to support 4-H youth nationwide, Tractor Supply Company customers and team members raised $967,681 for the National 4-H Council during this year's Fall Paper Clover campaign. Because of the campaign’s success, thousands of 4-H youth across the nation will have the …
Three Garrison-Pilcher Elementary students were recently honored to meet President Jimmy Carter in Plains. The students entered the annual Plains Peanut Festival Postcard contest sponsored by the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site Education program.
Musicians Carla Connors and Timothy Hoekman will be the featured performers at the next Fridays at Noon performance on Oct. 11 as part of Arts for the Community at Thomas University (ACTU). The event will be held in Balfour Chapel on TU’s Forbes Campus.
THOMASVILLE — September was National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month and the club members of the Marguerite Neel Williams Boys & Girls Club of Southwest Georgia are working to stay healthy, fit and lean.
Sarah Black abd Sherror Drew's Pre-K students at Jerger Elementary became paleontologists and discovered different dinosaur fossils to bring an end to their week of dinosaurs. They have studied about different dinosaurs, learned the difference between carnivores and herbivores, counted dinos…
Valwood School announces its Q2 and Semester 1 Honor Roll 2018-2019. The headmaster’s list is a prestigious academic category composed of Middle and Upper School students who have a 90 percent or better in all academic subjects. The merit roll is composed of students who have an 85 average …
THOMASVILLE — Thomas County School leaders are hoping to be proactive, ramping up security measures in the school amidst the numerous school shootings across the nation this year.
Wiregrass Technical College would like to also recognize our students who made the dean’s list Fall Semester 2017. The list includes outstanding students who were enrolled full-time for 12 credit hours or more and achieved a grade point average of 3.5 to a 3.79 scale during the Fall Semester.
The Headmaster’s List is a prestigious academic category composed of Middle and Upper School students who have a 90 percent or better in all academic subjects. The Merit Roll is composed of students who have an 85 average in all academic subjects with no grade lower than 80 percent.
VALDOSTA — Fifth graders at J.L. Lomax Elementary School recently learned about angiosperms and gymnosperms in Willie Edward’s science class. The lesson began with a much-anticipated trip to the outdoor classroom for a nature walk, according to a school press release.
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