Mary Smith of Cartersville says she's set to graduate from Cass High School in 2013, but needs help selecting the dress she'll wear to the ceremony. Help her decide!
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Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Here's a quick list of how you can make sure your sports teams are highlighted on Cartersville Patch.
If you are a member of a fall sports team, Cartersville Patch wants to hear from you. Whether you're a player, a member of the booster club, a coach or even a vendor, Patch is a place for you. We are not just a news portal, but more of a community hub for you, your family and your friends. But, we can't do it without your support. Here's how you and your sports team can get the most out of Cartersville Patch: 1. Start a blog about your sports team. Here you can talk about your highs and lows, players that stand out, coaches you love and more, including what's going on in the sports world outside of Cartersville. Blogs are not subject to the same content editing as articles. For the most part, it's your style, your way, your say. 2. …
Monday, June 25, 2012
Two local students received the Comcast Foundation's Leaders and Achievers 2012 scholarships.
A Bartow County residents is among 83 Georgia students to receive one of the Comcast Foundation's Leaders and Achievers 2012 scholarships. Woodland High School student Sierra Carson of Acworth and Cass High School student Charlotte Frady of Cartersville were the only local students to receive the scholarships. "Comcast is delighted to again award scholarships to Georgia’s best and brightest high school seniors who exemplify what it means to be a leader," said Andy Macke, vice president of government and community affairs for Comcast’s Big South region. "We fully believe these 83 individuals have the necessary skills, talents and work ethic to accomplish incredible feats and become the next generation of movers and shakers across the …
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Upload photos or videos of 2012 graduates and leave a note of congratulations for the community to see.
Cartersville Patch wants to help you say congratulations to the 2012 graduates of Cartersville High School, Cass High School, Woodland High School, Excel Christian Academy, Georgia Highlands College, Chattahoochee Technical College and other schools, colleges and universities. Just click "Upload Photos or Videos" and leave your message along with the graduate's name in the caption. Leave a comment below for simple congratulatory notes.
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
No Bartow County high schools received state or national rankings by U.S. News & World Report.
No local high schools received state or national rankings, according to a report on top high schools released this week by U.S. News & World Report. The 2012 ratings include data on close to 22,000 high schools in the United States. The only state not included is Nebraska, which did not provide enough data. Schools were analyzed on how well students performed on state assessments. Locally, Cartersville High School received a 19.4 on the college readiness index. Cass High School had a 14.5, and Woodland High School received a 10.6. Bartow County's fourth high school, Adairsville, received an 11.1 on the index. Comparatively, Savannah Arts Academy, which is ranked No. 1 in Georgia and No. 87 in the nation, received a 76.4 on the college …
Monday, February 27, 2012
The Bartow Learning Center has reached its cap, enrolling students who previously dropped out of high school or didn't feel like they fit in, as well as 17 home-schooled students.
When Shelby Christian failed the social studies section of the Georgia High School Graduation Test by a few points, she was offered a certificate of completion in lieu of her high school diploma. But that wasn’t good enough for Christian, who refused to accept the certificate. “I wanted to work for it,” Christian said. “I figured why not earn what I worked for for so long.” Christian left Cass High School and enrolled at the new Bartow County Learning Center, where she plans to retake the test and receive her diploma this year. This fall, she plans to study cosmetology at Georgia Northwestern Technical College. “I’m going to be so excited,” Christian said about receiving her high school diploma. “I’m going to love it.” The 40 students …
Saturday, February 25, 2012
In The Cinderella Project of Cartersville, Total Tan along with Glitzy Chiks and Melissa & Co. Salon hope to make local girls' prom dress dreams come true.
To give the "happily ever after" it says all girls deserve, a Cartersville tanning salon, with help from two other local businesses, is set to provide prom attire for young ladies unable to buy dresses and accessories. Total Tan—in the inaugural year of its The Cinderella Project of Cartersville, a nonprofit, volunteer operation based on donations—along with Glitzy Chiks and Melissa & Co. Salon want to assist Cartersville and Bartow County students, as well as girls in surrounding areas. "This year, being our first, we anticipate providing over 150 high school girls...with the prom dress of their dreams, and next year we plan to double or triple the [number] of girls we help," Total Tan Salon Manager Melissa Latimer said in a press …
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Chattahoochee Technical College welcomed more than 200 area high school seniors at its North Metro campus.
About 250 high school seniors from several area schools attended class at Chattahoochee Technical College in Acworth on Friday. “You can tell these students all about college as much as you want, but this is really a chance for them to experience it,” CTC recruiter Brookeanna Herring said. After an early morning information session about everything from financial aid and admission to student activities and athletics, the students picked out programs they were most interested in learning more about. About 10 programs provided faculty to hold 30-minute mock classes that provided students a chance to ask questions and try their hands at some of the activities and assignments. In addition, seniors could ask questions of current students who …
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Cass High School Army JROTC's new four-lane confidence course could bring thousands to Bartow County for Raider Team competitions.
Athletes from Cartersville and Bartow high schools will compete for state titles beginning Thursday and continuing through the weekend.
A number of local high school athletes are set to vie for state titles in the Georgia High School Association's Traditional Wrestling State Championships, set for Thursday to Saturday. Thirty wrestlers from four local high schools went to sectionals, but only 26 will continue to the state championship, according to The Daily Tribune News, which has more on the results of the various sectional competitions. Headed to the Arena at Gwinnett Center for eight rounds culminating in the finals, according to GHSA, are: Tigers' Hayden Randolph (126) is an alternate, according to the newspaper. WSB-TV is set to televise the finals Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. and on METV on Comcast 248 or Charter 127 from 6 to 7 p.m. GHSA.tv will live video stream all…