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Woodland High School celebrates first African-American male to earn valedictorian  FOX 5 Atlanta

STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - A Woodland High School senior is preparing for a major milestone. He graduates high school on Friday with a 4.7 GPA.

He's the 1st African-American Male valedictorian at his Georgia high school and is graduating with a 4.7 GPA WXIA

Rawlin Tate, Jr. will graduate with a 4.7 GPA, as the first African-American male valedictorian from Woodland High School.

School officials: Janitors find gun hidden inside high school in Henry County  WSB Atlanta

The custodians were cleaning Woodland High School in Henry County on Monday morning before students arrived when the gun was found.

2 weapons found in 2 different Henry County schools on the same day WXIA

A parent tells 11Alive how afraid she is to let her seventh grader go back to school.

Watch: Woodland High School marching band performs in Macy's Thanksgiving Parade WXIA

NEW YORK — A high school band from Cartersville, Georgia performed in Macy's Thanksgiving Parade in New York. Abby Matthews and the Woodland High ...

Longtime Cobb school administrator 'excited' to lead Bartow's Woodland High

David Stephenson says he plans to learn from the community, staff and students about what makes the school “special” and “build off it” as he leads Woodland ...

Woodland High principal to lead Emerson middle school, North Cobb AP to replace

New principals will lead two south Bartow schools in the next academic year and one will help select a new name and mascot for his school.

WHS ensemble chosen to perform with Atlanta Wind Symphony  Daily Tribune News

First, Woodland High's marching band was selected for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Now, its wind symphony has been chosen to perform a first-ever ...

Woodland High School marching band puts in one final practice for Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade WXIA

The talent in the Woodland High School marching band squeezed in one last practice before packing their bags for The Big Apple. That's because the Wildcats ...

Ex-Henry County teacher guilty of sexually assaulting student

Former Woodland High School teacher Ryan Harvey entered a guilty plea Wednesday, April 10 to molesting a student and sending sexual photographs to two ...

Henry County school officials confirm weapon found at high school  FOX 5 Atlanta

A custodian at a Henry County high school found a firearm on campus early Monday morning before school started, school officials confirmed.

Eagle's Landing High School junior varsity basketball player dies after collapsing during game WXIA

STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. — The Henry County Coroner's Office said a 16-year-old Eagles Landing High School junior varsity basketball player died Friday night ...

BARTOW BIO: Kayser shares expertise, love of dance through her students  Daily Tribune News

Along with serving as Woodland High School's dance director, Terri Kayser also is the owner and artistic director of Cartersville School of Ballet and artistic ...

Teen makes history as school's first-ever African American male valedictorian  GMA

Tonight, one 18-year-old will deliver his valedictorian speech as the first-ever African American male ever to do so at his Georgia high school.

Woodland High School puts in one final practice for Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade WXIA

The talent in the Woodland High School marching band squeezed in one last practice before packing their bags for The Big Apple.

Metro Atlanta band student wins Bob Hope scholarship, will perform in Macy's Thanksgiving Parade WXIA

A metro Atlanta high school band student is this year's recipient of a major scholarship - and her bandmates will soon celebrate in one of the biggest parades in ...

Woodland High School Wins 2018 Battle Of The Bands  Cartersville, GA Patch

Woodland High School Wins 2018 Battle Of The Bands - Cartersville, GA - Woodland earned the top spot with a $1500 scholarship while Cass High School ...

New Principals Announced Around Bartow, Cartersville  Cartersville, GA Patch

New Principals Announced Around Bartow County - Cartersville, GA - Some of the new principals worked in other Bartow County schools already.

Bartow public, private high schools announce top students

Almost half of 2019's top graduates in five public and private high schools within Bartow County plan to leave the state to go to college.

Woodland High School Wildcat Marching Band perform in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade WXIA

Abby Matthews and the Woodland High School Wildcat Marching Band out of Cartersville, Georgia were named the recipients of the 2018 Bob Hope Band ...

Woodland student earns STAR Student award for Bartow system

A Woodland High School student will represent Bartow's school system in the annual Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) Student competition.

New principals take the helm at 5 schools in Bartow, Cartersville  Daily Tribune News

Students at four Bartow County schools and one Cartersville City school will find new people sitting behind the principal's desk when they return to class in ...

Former Henry County teacher convicted of sex crimes against students  CBS46 News Atlanta

A former Henry County teacher has pleaded guilty to molesting a student and sending sexual pictures to two other students in 2017.

All Woodland Students Can Eat Lunch: Principal  Cartersville, GA Patch

All Woodland Students Can Eat Lunch: Principal - Cartersville, GA - A social media post that's resurfaced is forcing Woodland High School to clarify Bartow ...

Bartow school systems using millions in SPLOST funds to upgrade athletic facilities, heat and AC units

The Bartow and Cartersville school systems will welcome back high school students next month with millions of dollars' worth of new and upgraded athletic ...

All Bartow County High Schools Make AP Honor Status

All Bartow Co. High Schools Make AP Honor Status - Cartersville, GA - Congratulations to the Bartow County School System for making this honor, among ...

Wheeler hires Bryan Love as new football coach

On the eve of Valentine's Day, Wheeler brought some love into its football program.

Weapons discovered in 2 Henry schools Monday | News  Henry Herald

Two investigations at two schools are underway by local law enforcement after weapons were found on the school campuses.

Bartow plans expansion of AP program as Cartersville and county high schools earn honors

Cartersville High School and Bartow County's three high schools earned honors among Georgia schools offering classes designed as college-level courses.

Bartow County Schools To Offer Magnet Programs  Cartersville, GA Patch

Bartow County Schools To Offer Magnet Programs - Cartersville, GA - All students around Bartow County can apply to any of the three respective magnet ...

FOOTBALL: Former Griffin football coach joins Woodland High  Henry Herald

There's a new coach in the fold at Woodland High and there's a little bit of history already with him amongst the county and region teams he'll be tasked with.

Community Honors Woodland Grad Killed In Crash  Cartersville, GA Patch

Community Honors Woodland Grad Killed In Crash - Cartersville, GA - Steven James, 20, died early Saturday in a single-vehicle accident on Ga. 113 in Bartow ...

Congressman honors Bartow, Paulding students appointed to military academies

Students from Paulding and Bartow counties appointed to attend U.S. military academies received a send-off dinner from District 14 U.S. Rep. Tom Graves ...

Henry County Schools graduation calendar announced | News  Henry Herald

In a little over a month, hundreds of Henry County seniors will walk across the stage, collect their diploma and walk off into their futures.

New Wheeler football coach hired from Stockbridge school  East Cobb News

Wheeler High School has announced that Bryan Love is the new head football coach. He comes from Woodland High School in Stockbridge, and was 3-7 in ...

Cartersville pawn shop owner charged with fencing stolen goods WXIA

William Mark Anderson of Anderson Pawn Shop was arrested with help from Target and Home Depot investigators.

VERIFY | School posts 'No $, No Lunch!' sign  WXIA-TV

A photo from 2017 began to recirculate on social media this week. 11Alive originally reported on this back in September of 2017. Back then, our Verify Team ...

WHS cast stages 'Shrek: The Musical' this weekend  Daily Tribune News

Getting ready to rehearse "Shrek: The Musical" are Woodland High students, from left, Kat Miller as Donkey, Hayley Perez as Alice in Wonderland and Hunter ...

Woodland College: Dr. Marian Shrivers measures her success through others  Daily Democrat

Editor's Note: This story is one of a series on those Yolo County residents being recognized by the Woodland Community College Foundation at its upcoming ...

Woodland hoopster from Stockbridge has eye on NBA

As Amia Brown does for the Lady Wolfpack, Jalen Mason motivates Woodland High School's boys basketball team.

Bartow high schools could offer new medical, STEM, international studies programs by 2020

School system officials say three new magnet programs will offer courses some Bartow high school students can use to prepare for jobs in growing employment ...

BASKETBALL: All Region 4-AAAAA team released | Sports  Henry Herald

The long basketball season has come to an end Friday night with region championship games. Among the season accolades, the All-Region list voted on by ...

Basketball player's cause of death pending test results  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH — Witnesses at the scene of Eagles Landing High School basketball player Zikora Okwuosa's collapse Friday night told paramedics Okwuosa ...

Nine Henry County high schools named AP Honors Schools by GaDOE  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH — Nine Henry County high schools have been named by the Georgia Department of Education as 2019 Advanced Placement Honor Schools.

GALLERY: Henry County Schools announces 2019 STAR students and teachers  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH — The Henry County school district has announced the STAR students and teachers for the 2018-19 school year.

WMS chorus hits a homer with performance at Braves game  Daily Tribune News

The Woodland Middle School chorus performed the national anthem at SunTrust Park before the Atlanta Braves-Miami Marlins game Saturday afternoon.

Henry County STAR student named | Features  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH — Union Grove High School senior Kyle Carden was named Henry County STAR Student at the annual STAR Student and Teacher Banquet ...

Henry County Schools 2019 Governor's Honor Program Participants | Multimedia  Henry Herald

A total of 14 high school students from eight Henry County high schools have been selected to participate in the Governor's Honors Program to be held Rome, ...

Bartow Inspections: Starbucks, Ate Track Bar & Grill  Cartersville, GA Patch

Starbucks, Ate Track Bar & Grill Inspections - Cartersville, GA - Starbucks and Ate Track Bar & Grill were just two of the restaurants inspected this week. How did ...

Student With 4.7 GPA Is First African American Male to Earn Valedictorian in School’s History  The Epoch Times

A Woodland High School senior has become the school's first African American male to earn the title of valedictorian.

WHS musician becomes 1st Bartow student accepted into AYWS  Daily Tribune News

Woodland High trumpet player Billy Sands, rehearsing during marching band practice Thursday, was chosen for the 2018-19 Atlanta Youth Wind Symphony.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Amia Brown drops 21 as Woodland falls to Jones County in overtime showdown  Henry Herald

Woodland High School fell to Jones County in the semi-finals of the Region 4-AAAAA tournament but the Lady Wolfpack made a game of it.

Henry County Class of 2019 valedictorians, salutatorians | News  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH — The class of 2019 valedictorians and salutatorians for Henry County have been announced.

North Georgia band spends summer camp prepping for Macy's parade  FOX 5 Atlanta

It's the opportunity of a lifetime for the young men and women of the Woodland High School Band — later this year, the band members from Cartersville will ...

WHS band spotlighted on Fox 5's 'Good Day Atlanta'  Daily Tribune News

Fox 5 from Atlanta was on hand at Woodland High School's Tuesday morning band practice to feature the upcoming marching season and the band's trip to this ...

Former Woodland High music teacher arrested on child molestation charges  Henry Herald

STOCKBRIDGE — A former Woodland High School music teacher was arrested Sunday and is now being held in the Henry County Jail without bond on ...

Greg Keyes  Daily Tribune News

Greg Keyes left this life far too young on January 6, 2019, at the age of 29 years. Greg was a star football player at Woodland High School in Cartersville, ...

Henry County schools increase graduation rate again

The Henry County Schools district can boast its fourth straight year of increasing its average high school graduation rate and of beating the state average.

WHS clarinetist wins Bob Hope Band Scholarship; marching band ready for Macy's parade  Daily Tribune News

With their drums decorated for Thursday's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, the bass drummers in the Woodland High School band rehearse one last time ...

STAR students, teachers honored by Rotary Club; Germ, Boone named system winners  Daily Tribune News

Cartersville High School STAR Student Ethan Boone, second from left, poses for a photo with, from left, Cartersville City Schools Superintendent Dr. Marc ...

Dutchtown gridder hammers Hampton school's rivals

The Dutchtown High School football team is on a winning streak, stomping the competition on the road and on its home field in Hampton.

Former High School teacher held in Henry County Jail without bond  FOX 5 Atlanta

HENRY COUNTY, Ga. - He went from a high school music teacher to inmate. Ryan Harvey, who worked in the music department at Woodland High School in ...

Bartow board renames Emerson school Red Top Middle

South Central Middle School in Emerson will be renamed Red Top Middle School and its sports teams renamed the Miners for the 2019-2020 school year, ...

LIST | School threats in metro Atlanta since Parkland, Fla. shooting  WXIA-TV

In the days since a deadly mass shooting at a south Florida high school, school communities have taken the mantra of "see something, say something" to heart, ...

Henry County teacher earns top state honor

Spanish teacher Linda Chinn, who helped open Woodland High School in 2007 and has been there since, recently earned statewide honors.

Bartow Inspections: Egg Rolls, Chicken Discarded At Mr. Egg Roll  Cartersville, GA Patch

Bartow Inspections: Egg Rolls, Chicken Discarded - Cartersville, GA - A Bartow County restaurant scored 83 this week when egg rolls and chicken had to be ...

Desperate Fight: A family seeking help to defeat DIPG  Henry Herald

Woodland High alumnae Alexis Taylor working hard to fight against DIPG as her family is looking for help through GoFundMe.

Scandrett announces run for Henry sheriff | Features  Henry Herald

DeKalb County Chief Deputy Reginald B. Scandrett announced he is running for Henry County sheriff.

Cartersville, Bartow Schools Improve Graduation Rates  Cartersville, GA Patch

Cartersville, BCSS Improve Graduation Rates - Cartersville, GA - ​The 2018 graduation rate for Cartersville City Schools stood at 91.3 percent while Bartow ...

FOOTBALL: All-Region 4-AAAAA football team list released  Henry Herald

The All-Region 4-AAAAA list is officially out and Dutchtown swept many of the top places to lead the region.

Who's #1 The Show Episode 45 - NHSCA Seeds  FloWrestling

Mar 27, 2019. Willie and Nomad breakdown the seeds for the senior and junior class tournaments at the 2019 NHSCA Nationals. Below you'll find the preseeds ...

Woodland Wolfpack lady hoopsters energized by sophomore point guard

The Woodland girls' basketball team, the Wolfpack, has been chewing up the competition in a five-game win streak since overcoming Douglas County 54-50 on ...

Alexis Taylor's continued fight with DIPG | Sports  Henry Herald

STOCKBRIDGE — In March, the Henry Herald brought to you the story of Alexis Taylor, a former student-athlete at Woodland High School and current Reinhardt ...

Here is the complete 2018 graduation schedule for Henry County Schools  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Congratulation, Henry County seniors. You have survived the last four years of tests, papers and assignments. Now it's time to celebrate your Class of 2018.

Bartow County Schools Lists 2018 AP Scholars

CARTERSVILLE, GA - From Bartow County School System: Seventy Bartow County students mastered the skills, concepts, and *content* necessary to earn ...

Rumors Of Violence Prompt Additional Security At Bartow Schools  Cartersville, GA Patch

BCSS To Increase Officers After Shooting Threat - Cartersville, GA - The Bartow County School System said it will increase the number of officers at its facilities ...

Families, students celebrate graduation | News |  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH — Congratulations to the Henry County class of 2019.

Ola High claims second straight traditional title | Sports  Henry Herald

The traditional wrestling championships have come and gone as Ola High School accomplished a few things this past weekend.

Student Detained After Bringing Gun To Woodland High School

Cartersville, GA - The Bartow County School System said the revolver was discovered before classes began Friday morning.

Henry County high schools name top grads | Education

High schools in the Henry County School System recently released the names of their top graduates.

Dominant Dutchtown shuts out Woodland to remain undefeated  Henry Herald

Dutchtown's sixth win of the season came in routine fashion, as the Bulldogs won 32-0 to move remain undefeated on the season. The Bulldogs are tied with ...

Update: Congressman honors Henry, Fulton students

District 13 U.S. Rep. David Scott, D-Atlanta, will host a ceremony Feb. 3 at 10 a.m. honoring 32 students from Cobb, Clayton, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton and Henry ...

Woodland Educator Named Bartow Teacher Of The Year

Woodland Educator Named Teacher Of The Year - Cartersville, GA - Leslie Nix teaches math at Woodland High School.

FOOTBALL: Henry County Region Standings | Sports  Henry Herald

MCDONOUGH — Henry County football teams are a few games into their region schedules. Below are the current region standings heading into Week 5.

Jonesboro tops Woodland behind Singleton, defense | Sports

Jonesboro High needed half a quarter to get rolling against Woodland Friday night. A 61-yard touchdown reception by Rasheed Singleton from Tremir Alexis ...

2018 Woodland Wolfpack Football Preview | Sports  Henry Herald

The Wolfpack struggled last season in Bryan Love's first season in charge and will need to replace 21 seniors from that squad, including All-County lineman ...

More in Bartow, Cartersville schools graduated in 2018 | Education

A higher percentage of Bartow County and Cartersville seniors graduated in 2018.

Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

Union Grove girls, Ola boys show well at Battle of Atlanta cross country meet  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH — Local programs impressed at the Saucony Battle of Atlanta cross country event held at Nash Farms. Union Grove's girls team placed fourth as ...

Tennis notebook: Tournament action heats up  Greenwich Time

It's tournament time for boys and girls tennis teams in the FCIAC and NVL, while the postseason will soon begin in the state's other conferences. The FCIAC girls ...

TRACK: Stockbridge girls, Union Grove boys capture region titles  Henry Herald

Region track is over and now the field for sectionals is set for Henry County. Stockbridge High won the girls title while Union Grove made it six straight boys wins.

Henry County names new principals, top scholars | Education

Henry County Schools is closing out its 2016-17 year with changes at the top.

Teacher allegedly groped teen, asked him to 'send nudes'  New York Post

A teacher in Georgia was arrested after allegedly groping a 15-year-old student and telling the boy via Snapchat to “send nudes,” authorities said. Ryan...

SkillsUSA Qualifier at GNTC sends 48 to State | Local News |  Northwest Georgia News

Georgia Northwestern Technical College hosted 28 Northwest Georgia region high schools for the SkillsUSA Region 1 qualifying competition on Nov. 30.

Cellist returns to his high school orchestra to teach  Henry Herald

In some ways, not much will have changed for Ryan Harvey when he returns to his alma mater in the fall. In other ways, though, it will be a whole.

NATIONAL SIGNING DAY: Stockbridge headlines county celebrations with 14 signees  Henry Herald

Several schools around the county hosted National Signing Day celebrations Wednesday.

Breakfast to raise money for BCSO commander battling cancer  Daily Tribune News

Don Moody (second from left), public safety instructor at the Bartow County College and Career Academy (BCCCA), speaks with officers J.N. Siniard (left) and ...

5 Students Accused Of Making Threats Against Schools (UPDATE)  Cartersville, GA Patch

Students Accused Of Making Threats Against Schools - Cartersville, GA - A total of five Bartow County School System students — four juveniles and one adult ...

Woodland Educator Named Bartow County Teacher of the Year

Cartersville, GA - Eric Willoughby, band director at the high school in Cartersville, was awarded the honor on Thursday.

TENNIS: Woodland's Jasmine Butler, Union Grove's Cayman Harris headline All-Region 4-AAAAA team  Henry Herald

The 2018 All-Region 4-AAAAA tennis team, as voted on by the head coaches of each team in the region, was announced Thursday.

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