2012 News Releases

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


 December

 Pepperell Elementary presents the Hall of Presidents 12-21-12
 Message to Floyd County families 12-14-12
 Lunch workshops to introduce online Math Tutor to parents 12-14-12
 Floyd County Education Center teens win national video award 12-13-12
 Pepperell High student group receives state grant 12-11-12

 November

 Garden Lakes fifth-grader places in state School Bus Safety Poster Contest 11-30-12
 Online Math Tutor now available for Floyd County parents 11-27-12
 Pepperell freshmen pledge to graduate in four years 11-16-12
 College and Career Academy to again host Lt. Governor's Business and Education Summit 11-15-12
 Model Cross-country earns region and state titles 11-13-12
 Model Elementary salutes veterans and our country 11-09-12
 Local students vote in-line with the state in presidential election 11-07-12
 Coosa High runner places in Atlanta Marathon 11-06-12
 CHS cross-country team takes third consecutive region title 11-02-12

 October

 AHS senior advances to state finals in U.S. Senate Youth Program 10-30-12
 College and Career Academy to again host Lt. Governor's Business and Education Summit 10-30-12
 Eleven sophomores and juniors are selected to compete in 50th Governor's Honors Program 10-29-12
 Breakfast in the Classroom at Johnson Elementary earns state recognition 10-26-12
 Two finalist selected for superintendent of Floyd County Schools 10-22-12
 FCEC middle school display takes second place at Coosa Valley Fair 10-19-12
 Pepperell Middle's Shannon Pollitz is the 2013 Floyd County Schools Teacher of the Year 10-16-12
 Armuchee senior is a National Merit Commended Student 10-11-12

 September

 Performance Learning Center has first graduate of 2012 09-28-12
 Armuchee Middle  Presented a Grant at Sam's Club Celebration 09-28-12
 Armuchee High to host fifth annual Armuchee Invitational Marching Contest and Festival 09-26-12
 Floyd SAT scores continue above national and state average 09-24-12
 Pre-K Celebrates 20 Years of Preparing Children for Success in School 09-19-12
 Coosa and Pepperell in Annual Shrine Game this Saturday 09-18-12
 Finalists selected for 2013 Teacher of the Year 09-12-12

August

Memory of Bonnie Cook is honored by State Superintendent at Pepperell Middle School 08-29-12
Superintendent Barge to present Phillips Award at Pepperell Middle School 08-23-12
Chorus is selected to sing in concert with Foreigner 08-23-12
2012 AP Scholars for Floyd County Schools 08-16-12
Board seeks community input on qualities of the next superintendent 08-06-12
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June

Transfer window open until July 16  06-28-12
Pepperell teacher is selected to a national review committee of new Common Core 06-27-12
Summer school is in for math and science teachers 06-21-12
Georgia Power grant provides a boost to anti-bullying program in Floyd County Schools 06-07-12
Pepperell Middle's Davis invited to study in prestigious summer workshops 06-04-12
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May

New student registration scheduled for August 1 05-31-12
Food is still in this summer while school is out 05-25-12
117 Pepperell Middle students have more than one million 05-25-12
Armuchee junior to study human genetics at Duke University this summer 05-25-12
Coosa junior to compete in Distinguished Young Women of Georgia scholarship program 05-24-12
Armuchee schools receive checks in Mount Berry Mall Give Back program 05-23-12
University of Georgia Chaplain to address seniors at PHS 05-23-12
Pepperell Middle teachers and students bike to school  05-22-12
Armuchee senior advances to state Exchange Club speech contest  05-21-12
Pepperell Middle receives a Lowe's Toolbox for Education grant 05-18-12
Board approves change to August 8 start date for next year 05-16-12
College & Career Academy scholarship awards for 2012 05-15-12
Floyd County lunchroom ladies earn all A's 05-9-12
Andrew Furtado wins the 24th School Bus Safety Road-e-o 05-04-12
Armuchee Middle teams corner the market in financial competitions 05-04-12
Pepperell High earns state honors from teen driving program 05-03-2012
Model High to showcase academic, athletic and arts programs for the community 05-03-12
Local Governance Teams seek parent and community candidates 05-02-12
Model Basketball Stars are Area Players of the Year 05-01-2012
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April

McHenry Primary third-graders create habitats in the classroom  04-20-12
Pepsi Fun Day at Model Elementary 04-20-12
Model senior is awarded NASSP/Herff Jones Scholarship 04-19-12
Eight Floyd County seventh-graders earn Duke TIP honors 04-18-12
Floyd County teacher to help state's math teachers implement new standards 04-17-12
PHS student wins Farm Bureau art contest 04-16-12
Andrew Owen is Pepperell STAR student  04-13-12
Pepperell Primary principal has loveliest lips 04-12-12
Armuchee junior wins national essay contest 04-12-12
Gina Yu is Armuchee's STAR student  04-11-12
State changes method of calculating graduation rate 04-10-12
Teacher Academy seniors get early start on college 04-09-12
Model High student designs artwork for local events 04-09-12
FBLA members compete at the Georgia Leadership Conference 04-05-12
Coosa High graduate takes over NASA facility  04-05-12
Communities In Schools is Floyd County Partner of the Year 04-05-12
Floyd Medical Center receives Work-based Learning Award 04-05-12
John Pillsbury is selected Volunteer of the Year  04-05-12
Superintendent Dr. Lynn Plunkett announces retirement 04-03-12
Eugene Smith wins regional bus service technician competition 04-03-12
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March

College and Career Academy senior brings home the gold 03-30-12
Alex Cantrell selected as STAR student for Model High  03-30-12
Coosa senior's project nets $9,500 for injured classmate 03-30-12
Armuchee High team places in Region Literary Meet  03-29-12
Georgia Teacher of the Year finalist is treated to ice cream 03-28-12
Three Floyd County students selected for Governor's Honors 03-27-12
William Moraga selected as STAR student for Coosa High 03-26-12
Dr. Melinda Strickland installed as president of Georgia Association of Alternative Education 03-23-12
Community listening sessions continue at Pepperell High on Tuesday 03-23-12
Community listening sessions continue at Model High on Thursday 03-21-12
Armuchee High School Walking Path Community Workday  03-20-12
Board of Education to hold community listening sessions 03-16-12
Coosa High stands behind injured teen  03-15-12
Atlanta Falcons to serve salad at Model High 03-15-12
Armuchee Middle students harvest awards in Farm Bureau essay contest  03-09-12
Armuchee Elementary team advances to state in Odyssey of the Mind 03-07-12
Pepperell’s Brooke McCoy wins area Outstanding Student Athlete Award 03-01-12
Pepperell High teacher named a finalist for Georgia Teacher of the Year 03-01-12
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February

Armuchee High places fourth at state academic event 02-29-12
Model High senior wins Kiwanis Music Showcase 02-28-12
Armuchee Middle students share their books and the joy of reading 02-24-12
Model and Johnson area schools will be open Friday 02-23-12
Nine selected for All State Chorus 02-22-12
Pepperell FFA team advances to state competition 02-21-12
Armuchee Elementary to hold annual Science Fair 02-21-12
Pepperell senior named Exchange Youth of the Year 02-20-12
Model Middle wins annual quiz bowl 02-15-12
Cave Spring Elementary wins annual fifth-grade quiz bowl 02-15-12
Model senior plans CRBI benefit paddle on the river 02-15-12
Floyd County students earn honors at FBLA competition 02-13-12
Sachi Askew of Pepperell Middle is Floyd County Schools top speller 02-10-12
Armuchee, Coosa and Pepperell earn AP honors 02-07-12
Pepsi satisfies a thirst for learning 02-06-12
Dakota Ball officially signs with Alabama 02-01-12
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January

Coosa High teacher named CRBI Environmental Educator for 2012 01-31-12
Model’s Hunter Hays repeats as champion of gifted oratorical contest 01-27-12
Results are Golden on state WorkKeys test 01-25-12
Coosa High is a wild card in state Academic Decathlon Competition 01-20-12
School co-sponsors free anti-bullying concert  01-20-12
Gov. Deal announces Cave Spring Elementary earns SSAS Platinum award 01-18-12
Band students are named to All-State 01-17-12
Armuchee High wins Academic Decathlon 01-17-12
Floyd schools earn Distinguished Schools awards from the state 01-12-12
Glenwood Primary art teacher wins leadership award 01-06-12
Pepperell Dragons earn local and state honors 01-06-12
Pepperell’s Dakota Ball on ESPN tonight 01-05-12
Pre-K application dates are set 01-04-12
Model High School receives Cooperative Spirit Sportsmanship Award 01-03-12
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