Carrollton Schools Evaluating Electric Bus Option Over Next Year

(Image courtesy of Carroll EMC) A local school system is kicking the tires and giving a test drive to an electric school bus. School officials say they hope to determine range, feasibility, and overall impact the electric option would have on transportation to the school district. “We are prioritizing being good stewards of our resources […]

Carrollton City Schools Announces School Changes For Next Year

CARROLLTON, GA — Growth in the Carrollton community is prevalent and Carrollton City Schools has felt the impact in its schools with more students joining the Trojan Nation each year. Because of this trend, two schools in the district will make changes to accommodate the increase in enrollment next year. Carrollton Upper Elementary School will […]

CHS alum receives DAR service for veterans committee outstanding youth volunteer award

CARROLLTON, GA — A Carrollton High School alumnus received the Outstanding Youth Volunteer Award presented by the Daughters of the American Revolution Service for Veterans Committee. The Abraham Baldwin Chapter nominated Joseph Charles Robinson (“Charlie”) for the award because of his exceptional service to veterans. Robinson graduated in 2022 and currently serves in the Army […]

Carrollton City Schools Announces Leadership Changes

CARROLLTON, GA — Tuesday night, Carrollton City Schools Board of Education approved leadership changes for the upcoming school year. Eric Simmons will serve as principal at Carrollton Junior High School, Tabitha Walker will serve as the principal at Carrollton Upper Elementary School, Travis Thomaston will serve as director of Student Engagement for the district, and […]

Benefield Named Georgia Stem Scholar

CARROLLTON, GA – A Carrollton Elementary School teacher whose passion for teaching STEM concepts to his young pupils has earned state recognition and the prestigious 2023 Georgia STEM Scholar designation. Carrollton Elementary School teacher Joseph Benefield was honored along with 22 other Georgia teachers across the state by the Georgia Youth Science and Technology Centers. […]

Fifth-Grade Football League Finishes Season On Top

CARROLLTON, GA — The Trojan fifth-grade football team finished up its season with a 12-1 record and secured the championship title on Nov. 19. The boys swept the Harrison league with a 6-0 victory. This was the first season that fifth grade had a team of its own as part of the Cobb County Football […]

CHS Student Captures Top Awards In Art Show

CARROLLTON, GA — A Carrollton High School senior continues to be recognized for her artistic talents, with her latest awards including a first place honor and Best in Show, presented at the Hughston Foundation Art Gala Nov. 10.  CHS art teacher Jake Richardson said Hailey Jackson is the most talented student he has taught in […]

CHS RA-LIN Academy Students Capture Northwest GA Region ACG Skills Cup

CARROLLTON, GA — Carrollton High School RA-LIN Academy students took top honors at the Northwest Georgia Region Associated General Contractors of Georgia Skills Challenge on Nov. 10. Romnal DeLeon-Hernandez took the first-place title in the carpentry category. Jocelyn Hernandez won first place for print reading, and Joseph Sales got second place in the masonry category. […]