2010 News Releases

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

December

 Coosa High’s Jared Van Curen wins NAIA High School Champions of Character Award 12-16-10
 Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety Awards Grant to Coosa and Pepperell High Schools 12-15-10
 AHS cheerleaders are selected official cheerleading squad for NAIA pep rally 12-15-10
 Community joins Model High efforts to assist high school students in need 12-09-10
 Coosa High senior advances in prestigious Coca Cola scholarship program 12-01-10

November

 Coosa soccer player plays with elite squads 11-22-10
 Johnson Elementary Receives Blue Ribbon School Award 11-17-10
 Student Journalist Writes about TribeFest 11-08-10
 McHenry Holds Ribbon Cutting for Playground 11-05-10
 Alena Holmes and Coosa High take the 7-AA Cross Country title 11-04-10

October

 Hope Bettler of AHS named a Commended Student in 2011 National Merit Scholarship Program 10-28-10
 College & Career Academy student earns honors for CO2 powered golf cart 10-25-10
 Garden Lakes teacher named Floyd County Teacher of the Year 10-13-10

September

 Floyd County students are recognized as AP Scholars 09-27-10
 Pepperell High FFA earns state recognition 09-23-10
 AHS graduate receives Shiflett Scholarship 09-22-10
 Construction company donation completes McHenry playground plans 09-21-10
 Model High opens new school to community for homecoming 09-15-10
 Floyd County selects three finalist for Teacher of the Year 09-14-10
 Floyd County again posts record SAT scores 09-13-10
 Johnson Elementary is named a High Performing National Blue Ribbon School 09-09-10
 Floyd County School Nutrition Program Receives School Meals for Healthy Children Award 09-02-10
 McHenry wins $25,000 for playground 09-01-10

August

 Thomas G. Harris Scholarship 08-31-10
 Gates of Opportunity Berry Scholarship 08-31-10
 Have you cast your vote today?  Keep McHenry in First Place! 08-30-10
 Floyd County shows steady gains on ACT 08-19-20
 Midway Primary Security Measures are just precaution 08-18-10
 Pepperell High art teacher’s work is featured in exhibit at Floyd Medical Center 08-11-10
 Coosa High closing early today due to a power failure 08-09-10
 McHenry is back in the hunt for Pepsi grant 08-06-10
 New Model High dedication ceremony set for Sunday 08-05-10
 Kimberly McGuiness awarded a Presidential Citizens Medal 08-04-10

July

 New Model High is ready for school 07-28-10
 Coosa High’s Allen Gossett earns state award 07-27-10
 Coosa High Engineering and Technology program earns Industry Certification 07-27-10
 Transfer and school choice window now open for Floyd County Schools 07-01-10

June

 Coosa High School earns Gold Improvement Award 06-23-10
 New student registration dates for August 06-22-10
 David Johnson elected to lead state school board association 06-21-10
 Dr. Lynn Plunkett is elected to national superintendent’s post 06-04-10
 Glenwood Teacher is Employee of the Year 06-04-10

May

 Model and Pepperell seniors selected for Byrd Scholarships 05-27-10
 College & Career Academy announces awards 05-26-10
 PHS senior receives Northwest Georgia Credit Union scholarship 05-25-10
 Coosa High Business and Computer Program Earns Re-certification 05-21-10
 Military hero, national media personality and PHS alumnus returns to speak to 2010 graduates 05-21-10
 Chamber leader visits Coosa High School 05-18-10
 State Board of Education Approves Charter System Status for Floyd County Schools  05-13-10
 Pepperell High students show their skill in The Stock Market Game 05-11-10
 McHenry seeks grant to improve playground 05-05-10
 CHS senior earns a National Merit Scholarship 05-05-10

April

 Floyd County bus drivers demonstrate driving skills in 22nd annual Bus Safety Road-e-o 04-30-10
 PHS senior designs cover art for national FBLA publication 04-28-10
 Coosa graduate heads to the NFL 04-27-10
 Kindergarten registration open for classes to begin in August 04-26-10
 Grant allows kids to learn by picturing American historic events 04-13-10
 Armuchee Elementary SCRABBLE® teams compete in National Championship 04-12-10
 Eleven students recognized among the nation’s most academically talented by Duke TIP 04-09-10
 Floyd County Schools is first public school system in the country to earn CIMS Green Building Certification 04-08-10

March

 Model Middle wins second annual CRCT Egg Bowl  03-31-10
 Pepperell High’s SADD club earns state recognition 03-26-10
 Floyd County Governor’s Honors Finalists 03-26-10
 PHS senior places third in State 7AA Literary Meet 03-26-10
 Eliminating distractions to be the focus of Safe Driving Expo 03-26-10
 Coosa High’s Luke Weeks selected as Floyd County STAR Student 03-15-10

February

 Pepperell Middle wins Floyd County Math Competition 02-26-10
 Coosa High to compete in Georgia Academic Decathlon Championship 02-25-10
 Armuchee Middle Sixth Grader is the Floyd County Spelling Champion 02-19-10
 PHS students take the pledge to hang up while driving 02-18-10
 Floyd County high schools earn AP honors 02-18-10
 Armuchee Middle School takes Quiz Bowl title 02-16-10
 Alto Park wins third consecutive Kaleidoscope Quiz Bowl 02-15-10
 Coosa High Senior is National Merit Finalist 02-05-10
 Bus Procedures for Young Children 02-01-10

January

 Armuchee Middle Tops in Stock Market Game 01-29-10
 Cancellations due to bad weather conditions forecasted for tonight 01-29-10
 Model Middle student wins Floyd County Oratorical Contest 01-25-10
 CHS wins eighth straight Academic Decathlon 01-21-10
 Pre-K Round-up dates set for Floyd County Schools 01-12-10
 Floyd County Schools will be closed on Friday 01-07-10
 Weather Update and how it may impact schools 01-06-10