State School Superintendent Richard Woods is seeking middle and high school students to serve on his 2017-2018 Student Advisory Council. These students will meet with Superintendent Woods to discuss the impact of state policies in the classroom, along with other issues related to education, and will serve as the Superintendent’s ambassadors to their respective schools.
There will be no school for students or staff on Monday, August 21, 2017, as a result of conditions associated with the total solar eclipse. The eclipse presents a unique situation which could create numerous logistical challenges resulting in conditions that could place students at risk. Additionally, the partial phase of the solar event will take place during school dismissal.
The Winnersville Classic is set for Friday, August 18 at Martin Stadium with an 8:00 pm kickoff. Winnersville Classic ticket sales for Wildcat fans will begin on Monday, August 14 at the main gate of Bazemore-Hyder Stadium.
The Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) Valdosta chapter recently announced the winner of its free tuition contest for its inaugural 2017-2018 year. Aspiring young entrepreneur, Jalen Denton, an upcoming sixth grade student at Valdosta Middle School’s STEM Program, responded to a previously announced contest to describe why he is interested in entrepreneurship and what makes him Valdosta’s Next Top Young Entrepreneur.