2015 News Releases
Contact: Tim Hensley, APR, Assistant to the Superintendent
by email or (706) 234-1031 ext.7121

DecEMBER

Cave Spring is a Highest Performing School  12-11-2015 
AMS eighth-graders win at Regional Tech Fair  12-11-2015 
BOE earns highest honor from GSBA  12-10-2015 
Ribbon Cutting Celebration for new Coosa High School  12-9-2015 
Three from CCA bring home state honors  12-7-2015 
New Coosa High ribbon cutting scheduled for Tuesday  12-4-2015 
Floyd teacher takes over DOE Instagram account  12-2-2015 
College & Career Academy to host Hour of Code free sessions  12-1-2015  

NovemBER

Floyd County Schools makes national AP District Honor Roll  11-24-2015 
Pepperell High awarded grant from Governor's Office of Highway Safety  11-23-2015 
Coosa wins Class AA Cheerleading State Title  11-16-2015
Graduation rate tops 90 percent for Floyd County Schools  11-9-2015 
College & Career Academy is a Georgia Top Performer  11-6-2015
Armuchee/Coosa football schedule change  11-4-2015 

OctoBER

Two win One Book/Many Voices Essay Contest  10-28-2015 
Johnson Color Run raises over $10,000 for technology  10-27-2015 
Armuchee Middle team takes first place in Cardboard Challenge  10-21-2015
PHS senior named a National Merit Commended Student  10-16-2015
Build It event brings gifted students together  10-16-2015 
System seeks new bus drivers  10-14-2015 
Pepperell Middle teacher honored by Shorter University  10-12-2015 
Pepperell first grader presented a Young Hero Award  10-9-2015  
Dr. Tabatha Tierce is 2016 Teacher of the Year  10-6-2015
Independent investigator clears system employees in PSC complaint 10-2-2015

September

Dr. John Jackson selected as Interim Superintendent  9-22-2015
Model area LSGT meeting  9-17-2015 
AHS hosts Northwest Georgia Marching Exhibition  9-15-2015 
Cast announced for "Phantom of the Opera."  9-11-2015
Finalists selected for 2016 Teacher of the Year  9-9-2015 
Glenwood mourns the loss of Christi Mooney and Marsha Coleman  9-5-2015 
Board to meet with Governance Teams on superintendent selection 9-4-2015  

August

PHS freshmen put their hand and pledge in ink  8-28-2015  
Duke TIP Honors 4th - 6th graders  8-18-2015 
Board and superintendent approve Mutual Separation Agreement  8-14-2015
Randy Vice returns to lead Coosa boys soccer  8-12-2015
 

JUly

FCS has 30 AP Scholars for 2015  7-24-2015 
Intra-district transfer window now open  7-1-2015

June

 
Model graduate returns to First Friday Concert series  6-30-2015 
Bus driver orientation planned  6-22-2015
New student registration date set  6-19-2015 
Get Georgia Reading posts Pepperell Middle video  6-5-2015
ESOL Summer Camp  6-4-2015 
Reliable research shows positive climate in schools  6-1-2015   
 

May

Federal programs annual meeting  5-29-2015 
Summer feeding program begins for 2015  5-28-2015 
College and Career Academy Scholarship Awards  5-13-2015
Gina Braden wins certified Employee of the Year Award  5-8-2015 
Armuchee fifth grader wins Modern Woodmen speech contest  5-7-2015
Brian Worthington wins classified Employee of the Year Award  5-7-2015
PHS wins third consecutive Georgia TDS Cup  5-4-2015 
Purchasing policy revision tightens purchasing procedures  5-1-2015 
Armuchee Middle wins annual middle school math competition  5-1-2015 

APRIL

Pepperell Middle entrepreneurs win FCS Business Fair  4-28-2015 
Two seniors recognized as Georgia Scholars  4-27-2015 
Restructuring to move forward toward Destination Grad  4-16-2015 
Armuchee junior wins Farm Bureau art contest  4-15-2015 
Oklahoma comes to Model High  4-10-2015 
Atlanta Falcons Moms Football Safety Clinic  4-9-2015 
Nine seventh-graders honored by Duke TIP  4-8-2015 
Charter system renewed for Floyd County Schools  4-3-2015 
Artists from Floyd County Schools sweep RACA competition  4-1-2015 

march

Ford names College and Career Academy a Ford Next Generation Learning   3-30-2015 
Teachers give up their Saturday to learn at EdCamp Rome  3-26-2015 
Model's Sam Bryant takes 2nd place in cowboy poetry  3-25-2015 
Pepperell High FBLA sends two to nationals in Chicago  3-24-2015 
Pepperell Middle 8th grade wins Berry Math Meet  3-23-2015 
Armuchee Middle students collect tech awards  3-20-2015
Floyd County Schools excel on new state School Climate Star Ratings  3-19-2015   
Coosa wins 7-AA Region Literary meet - individuals place at State  3-18-2015 
Model senior is recipient of ACE Award  3-17-2015 
2015 Governor's Honors  3-16-2015 
Dragons host meet the coach on Monday  3-13-2015 
Gilleland wins county STAR student  3-13-2015 
Model Middle wins Academic Quiz Bowl  3-13-2015  
Braden Gilleland is Model STAR  3-13-2015 
Alto Park wins Academic Quiz Bowl for 3rd consecutive year  3-12-2015 
Hurst to lead Dragon football program at PHS  3-11-2015 
Anna Tibbetts and six others honored by Optimist  3-10-2015 
Pepperell seniors win HeART People's Choice award  3-9-2015 
Claire Tibbetts of AHS wins Outstanding Student Athlete Award  3-6-2015
Alex Mitchell named CHS STAR Student  3-5-2015 
Model yearbook is featured by Jostens  3-3-2015 
 PHS 2015 STAR Student 3-2-2015
 

FEBRUARY

AHS 2015 STAR student  2-28-2015 
Mitchell is runner-up in District 1 Spelling Bee  2-28-2015
Floyd awarded $1.44 million Striving Readers Grant  2-27-2015 
Schools closed on Thursday, February 26  2-25-2015
AHS senior wrestlers win AA state titles  2-20-2015 
High schools earn AP honors  2-19-2015
Coosa Middle eighth-grader wins Spelling Bee  2-11-2015 
Friday is Pre-K Registration Deadline  2-10-2015 
Pepperell 8th grader selected to State School Superintendent's advisory council  2-6-2015
Jay Shell selected to fill Coosa seat   2-3-2015 
Pepperell seniors bring HeART to downtown Rome  2-3-2015

January

Four place at Skills USA 2015  1-29-2015 
Coosa teams wins on WSB High Q  1-29-2015 
Armuchee eighth-grader wins gifted oratorical contest  1-23-2015 
Floyd County Honor Band to perform at Model High  1-23-2015 
Jeff Shiflett resigns as head coach of Pepperell Dragons to focus on family  1-23-2015
Three finalists selected for board position  1-21-2015 
Six apply for open Coosa seat on BOE  1-16-2015 
Academic Decathlon won by Pepperell High  1-15-2015 
Floyd Board honored as Distinguished Board for 2014  1-12-2015 
Kindergarten registration set for 2015  1-9-2015 
Board accepting applications for Coosa seat  1-9-2015  
Pre-K registration dates are set for 2015  1-8-2015