‘Give Back’ Campaign Nets More Than $20,000 In Community Donations

CARROLLTON, GA — For the 13th consecutive year, Carrollton City Schools students rallied support for Homecoming week’s Gold and Black Give Back campaign, collecting more than $20,000 in personal hygiene items to be donated to local community shelters and food banks. “Thanks to the efforts of the entire Trojan Nation, we collected more than 15,000…

CHS Students Outperform Nation On SAT 

CARROLLTON, GA — Carrollton High School students have yet again topped the national average in SAT performance while also increasing the number of students who took the popular college entrance exam. Carrollton’s Class of 2022 earned a mean score of 1041, 13 points higher than the national average of 1028. The class had a strong…

Carrollton High School Homecoming To Take Place Sept. 23

CARROLLTON, GA —  Carrollton High School is looking forward to continuing its long-standing homecoming tradition this year. Homecoming festivities will begin Monday, Sept. 19, with activities leading up to Friday, Sept. 23, when the Trojans play Hillgrove in Grisham Stadium. CHS principal Ian Lyle said homecoming is an important event not just for the students…

CCS partners with Neptune Navigate to help promote safety online

CARROLLTON, GA  — Carrollton City Schools has partnered with a digital platform this school year in an effort to teach students and families how to be smart and stay safe online. Neptune Navigate is made up of comprehensive, online learning modules that are designed to take 20 minutes or less for students. Carrollton City Schools…

Carrollton City Schools Welcome Back Students for 22/23 School Year

CARROLLTON, GA — Carrollton City Schools started school Monday, Aug. 15. The district welcomed nearly 600 new families across all grades. Superintendent Dr. Mark Albertus said he is looking forward to a great school year. “It was great welcoming students back to campus this morning,” said Albertus. “Our leadership and support staff have worked hard this…

Carrollton Class Of 2022 Earns $14 Million In Scholarship Offers

CARROLLTON, GA – Carrollton High School graduates of the Class of 2022 received $14 million in scholarship offers from colleges and universities, not including the HOPE/Zell Miller scholarships, which awarded an additional $1.8 million to 268 CHS honor graduates this year. The majority of the awards were offered by educational institutions, but there also were…

Celebrating Top Academic Performers A CHS Legacy

CARROLLTON, GA – A graduation tradition that stands the test of time still headlines the announcement of graduates at every high school commencement – the recognition of the top two academic performers of the class who claim the coveted titles of valedictorian and salutatorian. But this year also recognizes the honorees from 100 years ago…

Zachmeyer Named UWG’s Mentor Teacher Of The Year

CARROLLTON, GA — Carrollton Elementary School teacher Jennifer Zachmeyer was named the University of West Georgia Mentor Teacher of the Year. Zachmeyer was recognized at an awards ceremony and received a check from the university which will help fund items for her classroom. Pictured from left are Cindy Saxon, director of field experiences at the…

Lawson Receives Full Ride To Bard College

CARROLLTON, GA — Carrollton High School senior Carladrian Lawson is the recipient of the 2021 Atlanta Bard College Posse Scholar Award. The scholarship is a four-year, full-tuition, leadership award. Seated with Carladrian are her parents, Carlita Wallace and Adrian Lawson; and grandmother, Bobbie Wallace. Standing from left are Sally Ingui, CHS career center specialist; James…