2016 News Releases
Contact: Tim Hensley, APR, Assistant to the Superintendent
by email or (706) 234-1031 ext.7121

DecEMBER

PHS SADD Club Receives GOHS Grant  12-16-2016 
Pre-K Registration for 2017  12-15-2016 
Grant bring 3D experience to Pepperell High  12-13-2016 
Legos for Cuban Children  12-8-2016 
Pepperell Primary Snowmen on Parade at Starbucks  12-1-2016 

November 

Fall Middle School Math Competition winners  11-18-2016 
Classroom Chromebooks to 47 teachers  11-17-2016 
Coosa teens "Stack the Mac" to help needy families over the holidays  11-16-2016
Fifteen advancing in Governor's Honors  11-14-2016
Armuchee cross country team runs for a teammate  11-11-2016 
Coosa senior selected to Army All-American Band  11-10-2016 
Showstoppers system-wide talent show hits the stage  11-9-2016 
Alto Park is #1 in Georgia in improving attendance  11-8-2016 
Revised graduation rate for Floyd County Schools tops 93 percent  11-7-2016
Army All-American Tour coming to CHS  11-4-2016 
CCA building flip-top bench/table  11-3-2016 
Friends of Cave Spring teacher seek donor and cure  11-1-2016

October

Floyd high schools sweep One Book essay contest  10-31-2016 
Model High FBLA treats Model Elementary with goodie bags  10-31-2016 
CCA named a finalist for top state College and Career Academy  10-28-2016
CHS administrators receive Patriot Awards  10-27-2016
Coosa volleyball earns spot in state championship game  10-26-2016 
SAT/ACT Prep  10-24-2016 
Coosa volleyball soars into Final Four  10-24-2016 
Pepperell freshmen take the pledge to graduate  10-20-2016 
Model Graduate, Tim Reynolds, to play the Desoto  10-19-2016 
Armuchee Middle takes 5 awards in annual Cardboard Challenge  10-18-2016 
Armuchee's Michelle Arp is FCS Teacher of the Year  10-13-2016 
Pepperell Teen is Student of the Month for Teens in the Driver Seat  10-11-2016 
Model senior is Student-Athlete of the Week  10-7-2016 

September

Floyd continues SAT success  9-28-2016 
Gifted students learn science on Tybee Island  9-27-2018
Principal to spend the day on the school roof for technology  9-21-2016 
9th Annual Armuchee Invitational is Saturday  9-20-2016 
Fuel shortage not impacting school bus transportation 9-19-2016 
National Arts Week Tuesday  9-13-2016 
National Arts in Schools Week  9-12-2016
Teacher of the Year Finalists are revealed  9-1-2016 

August

PHS entrepreneurs open school coffee shop  8-31-2016 
College and Career Academy wins Shark Tank Innovation Award  8-31-2016 
Johnson pep rally sends local athlete off to Rio  8-25-2016 
Revised AP Scholar report adds seven and a National AP Scholar  8-22-2016 
Free meals dramatically increase student participation  8-16-2016 
Pepperell Middle announces new behavior incentive program  8-15-2016 

JUly

First Kickoff Classic a day of sharing and learning for teachers  7-27-2016 
Coosa senior selected for U.S. Army All-American Band  7-25-2016 
2016 AP Scholars  7-22-2016
Berry Viking Camp for gifted  7-14-2016 
New student registration at local schools  7-14-2016 
Teachers learn during the summer  7-1-2016 

June

New student registration  6-22-2016 
AHS pair vies for Duck Tape grand prize 6-17-2016 
Students receive Kiwanis scholarships  6-14-2016
PMS teacher in Cuba  6-13-2016 
Teachers elected to state music association posts  6-10-2016 
Arrests are made in RICO case  6-9-2016 
Summer Feeding Kick-off Celebration at Ridge Ferry  6-7-2016 
FCS and Berry Summer Camp for Gifted  6-6-2016 
Federal Programs Public Meetings Scheduled  6-6-2016 
System tops state in 5-star ratings  6-2-2016 
Honea resigns from AHS baseball - Henderson takes the reigns  6-1-2016 
Intra-district transfer window open in the system  6-1-2016

May

Summer Feeding Program begins for 2016  5-31-2016 
Destination Graduation 2016  5-27-2016 
Special tree planting at Glenwood honors teachers  5-26-2016 
Model senior wins Parks and Rec logo contest  5-25-2016
Glenwood teacher takes over Georgia DOE Instagram  5-25-2016 
Pepperell Primary holds 2nd grade completion ceremony  5-24-2016
Model seniors return to Johnson Elementary  5-24-2016 
Pepperell Elementary's Hunt wins Sweet Frog Teacher Award  5-24-2016 
Pepperell High senior walk  5-23-2016 
AHS senior walk  5-23-2016 
Senior luncheon at Model Elementary 5-23-2016 
Body Buddies fourth annual presentation at Johnson Elementary  5-20-2016 
Johnson Elementary students select Sweet Day award winner for May  5-20-2016
Pepperell Elementary students learning wax museum  5-19-2016
Teachers selected for intensive technology training 5-18-2016
AES fifth-graders build their model city  5-13-2016 
Lee Kaylor elected to state accounting group leadership  5-13-2016
Two teachers selected to Governor's committee to review education reform proposals  5-11-2016 
Armuchee Middle wins second consecutive math title  5-10-2016 
April Cummings named certified FCS Employee of the Year  5-10-2016 
Herbert Harper named classified FCS Employee of the Year  5-9-2016 
Ely wins Bus Safety Road-e-o  5-6-2016 
Rome Fire Department earns "Have a Sweet Day" award  5-5-2016 
Middle and high school art awards for annual mall art show  5-3-2016 

April

Senior wins gold at SkillsUSA  4-26-2016 
Pepperell teacher selected NEH Summer Scholar  4-26-2016 
Two take first place at CTI State Competition 4-25-2016 
PHS Lady Dragons win 5-AAA track title  4-25-2016 
Pepperell Primary students and teachers take stand against child abuse  4-22-2016
Ella Claire Chambless wins 2016 Kiwanis Music Showcase  4-21-2016 
Driver Education Program improves teens readiness to drive  4-15-2016 
Model's Chandler Adams wins congressional art contest  4-14-2016 
Coosa Middle Winter Guard places 2nd in regional championship  4-14-2016
Teacher selected to be an AP Reader  4-13-2016 
Five seventh-graders selected for Duke TIP  4-11-2016
Lifesavers remind bus drivers of their role in safety  4-8-2016 

March

Two juniors selected for Governor's Honors  3-24-2016 
Computer lab keeps students on track for "Destination Graduation"  3-23-2016 
Model's Trey Thompson only student to earn two Microsoft "Masters"  3-22-2016 
SADD Safe Driving Expo  3-18-2016 
Ellison selected to state GaETC Program Committee  3-18-2016 
Johnson children select "Sweet Day" volunteers  3-17-2016 
Model graduate to play Rome Block Party in July  3-16-2016 
Model Elementary custodian in running for national Janitor of the Year  3-16-2016  
Three advance to national competition at state FBLA Conference  3-14-2016 
Daniel Lovell is STAR Student for Pepperell and Floyd County  3-11-2016 
Kayla Ngo is Coosa High's STAR Student  3-10-2016 
Allison Phillips is Armuchee High's STAR Student  3-10-2016 
Coosa Middle wins Middle School Quiz Bowl  3-9-2016
Model Elementary wins annual Quiz Bowl  3-8-2016 
"Phantom of the Opera" to open March 18  3-8-2016 
Kelly Wheeler is Model High's STAR Student  3-8-2016
PHS Juniors win People's Choice in local art competition  3-4-2016 
FCS Earns AdvancEd Accreditation (SACS)  3-3-2016 

FEBRUARY

High schools earn AP Honors!  2-26-2016 
Armuchee High is areas highest ranking high school  2-25-2016 
Schools on regular schedule for Wednesday  2-9-2016
Coosa's Peyton Reeder signs with Army  2-4-2016 
Johnson fifth-grader wins 2016 Spelling Bee  2-3-2016 
Dr. John Jackson named only finalist for superintendent  2-2-2016 

JANUARY

Armuchee senior named Community Leadership Award winner  1-22-2016 
Armuchee High wins Cooperative Spirit Award  1-22-2016 
Kindergarten (Class of 2029) Round-up date set  1-21-2016 
Pre-K registration dates are set  1-12-2016 
Pepperell High wins FCS Academic Decathlon  1-12-2016 
Math teacher at GPB  1-11-2015