2009 News Releases
Contact: Tim Hensley, APR, Assistant to the Superintendent
by email or 706) 234-1031 ext.7121

December

Floyd County students, teachers and parents once again lead the way in food collections for those in need 12-18-09
Floyd County Schools Selected to Participate in National Education Survey 12-03-09

November

PHS Senior nominated for Rudy Award 11-18-09
Floyd County Board is recognized as a “Standards Local Board” and “Board of Distinction” 11-17-09
Glenwood Primary art program ranked #5 by online art website 11-10-09
Lunch payments now available online for parents 11-06-09
Ford shares real world teaching scenarios with local teachers 11-05-09
Floyd County Title I Schools all earn Distinguished status  11-04-09
Governor’s Office Of Highway Safety Awards Teen Driver Safety Grant To Pepperell High 11-03-09

October

Armuchee High wins Governor’s Cup SAT Region Title 10-27-09
Community Committee Presents Charter System Plan 10-20-09
Janda Canalis selected 2010 Floyd County Schools Teacher of the Year 10-14-09

September

Coosa High is honored for performance on state testing 09-29-09
PHS senior selected as system representative to Senate Youth Program 09-23-09
AP Scholars Announced 09-21-09
Model High teacher once again selected to state advisory council 09-18-09
Coosa High Senior is a National Merit Semifinalist 09-16-09
Floyd County Teacher of the Year Finalists Selected 09-09-09
President’s Address to Students 09-03-09

August

Pepperell Middle Teacher is 11 Alive Class Act 08-28-09
SAT scores once again exceed state and national averages 08-25-09
Floyd County Schools, Atlanta Metro School Districts, And State Leaders Launch Campaign To Bolster Parent Involvement 08-24-09
ACT scores hold steady while number testing increases 08-19-09

July

Floyd County Schools furlough schedule 07-23-09
Construction changes Model High & Elementary Traffic Flow 07-22-09
CHS freshman soccer player gets invite to Olympic Soccer Camp 07-21-09
Back-to-school activities for Floyd County Schools 07-17-09
All Floyd County Schools make AYP for 2009 07-15-09
Pepperell Student Places at FBLA National Leadership Conference 07-06-09
Back to school program to help local families 07-06-09
Coosa High TSA Press Release 07-06-09
Intra-district Transfer Process in place for the 2009/2010 school year 07-01-09

June

New state law for intra-district student transfers 06-24-09
New student registration dates announced 06-19-09
Board Members are elected to state offices for the Georgia School Boards Association 06-15-09
PHS junior, Abby Green, wins essay contest 06-12-09
Floyd County bus driver Connie Beatenbough wins second state driving title 06-11-09

May

Thomas G. Harris Scholarship Recipients Announced 05-27-09
Coosa Middle teacher Suzette Mitchell earns Master Teacher Certification 05-22-09
Last chance to vote for CHS in Act Out Loud Competition 05-19-09
PHS Graduate has thirteen years of perfect attendance 05-18-09
New Model High construction is launched with ground-breaking 05-15-09
Model High Groundbreaking Postponed Date Revised 05-05-09
Model High Groundbreaking Postponed due to weather 05-05-09
Armuchee Middle Wrestler to Represent the United States as a People to People Sports Ambassador 05-04-09
Connie Beatenbough is again tops in Bus Road-e-o 05-01-09

April

Students present at Lt. Governor Cagle’s Innovation in Education conference 04-28-09
Armuchee students win Congressional Art Award and more 04-24-09
College & Career Academy selected by Ford to be Georgia’s first Next Generation School 04-20-09
Floyd County Schools Honors Business Partners and Volunteer of the Year 04-10-09
Jessup earns certification as Behavior Analyst 04-09-09
FBLA students earn state recognition 04-08-09
Model Middle receives a Dollar General grant for the school’s media center 04-07-09
Nine qualify for Duke TIP recognition 04-03-09
Two Coosa High students are selected for Governor’s Honors 04-02-09

March

Egg-citing preparation for the CRCT Test  for Armuchee Middle and Model Middle 03-31-09
Student chef finds the right recipe for a national culinary competition and for life 03-25-09
Model High representatives are selected District STAR student and teacher 03-24-09
Error in sales tax notices could endanger SPLOST collections 03-18-09
Floyd County seniors certified prepared for the future 03-17-09
Model Lady Blue Devils Charge into AA Championship Game 03-13-09
Coosa High students participate in GHSA Basketball Championships 03-12-09
Armuchee Schools Holds Wellness Fair 03-11-09
Model graduate’s artwork is a finalist for Peachtree Road Race T-shirt 03-10-09
Coosa High student group a finalist for grant to promote safe teen driving 03-09-09
Cave Spring Teacher selected District Citizenship Teacher 03-04-09
Model High senior named Exchange Club Student of the Year 03-02-09

February

Pepperell Elementary celebrates Black History Month 02-26-09
Model High student performs with Rome Symphony 02-24-09
Randy Surrett named Model High Football Coach 02-20-09
Free and reduced-price meals guidelines announced by USDA 02-17-09
PHS staff receives emergency response training 02-17-09
Coosa Middle’s Reed Hodges is the 2009 spelling champion of Floyd County Schools 02-13-09
Quiz Bowl competition showcases academics 02-12-09
Pepperell High’s Alana Ellenburg is inducted into Dixie Softball Hall of Fame 02-04-09

January

Floyd County Schools to host the state Special Needs Bus Road-e-o 01-30-09
Pepperell Elementary Holds an Inaugural Ball 01-23-09
Armuchee High teacher selected to score AP Exams 01-22-09
Kindergarten registration date is set for Floyd County Schools 01-19-09
Armuchee senior receives $20,000 scholarship 01-16-09
Armuchee team take first in regional RESA Quiz Bowl 01-16-09
Coosa High continues Academic Decathlon winning streak 01-13-09
College & Career Academy receives $40,000 grant from AT&T 01-06-09
All six Floyd County Title 1 schools earn Distinguished Schools Awards 01-06-09
Pre-K Registration Scheduled for Floyd County Schools 01-05-09