District Milestones Scores Showcase Positive Gains

A Carrollton City Schools focused literacy initiative that has been in place for the past several years now continues to be credited for the exceptional progress made on English/Language Arts proficiency on the Georgia Milestones Assessment System (GMAS), the state’s standardized measurement of student progress in grades 3 through 8. But Dr. Anna Clifton, assistant […]

Essays Reveal Why Teachers Of The Year Chose To Teach

CARROLLTON, GA – A pandemic may have delayed the traditional spring reveal of who would serve as school-level Teachers of the Year in 2020-2021, but in August the announcements were made – Natalie Wiggins, Carrollton Elementary School; Tiffany Pullen, Carrollton Upper Elementary; Regina Hytower, Carrollton Junior High; and Chris Carr, Carrollton High School. The four […]


CARROLLTON, GA –  Carrollton Junior High School math teacher Regina Hytower has been awarded the highest national honor specifically recognizing K-12 science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and/or computer science teachers. Last August, Hytower was one of three finalists from Georgia under consideration for  the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. She and a […]


CARROLLTON, GA – Two Carrollton City Schools teachers whose creative approaches in teaching STEM concepts to students has earned them state recognition and the prestigious 2020 Georgia STEM Scholar designation. Carrollton Elementary School teacher Annette Perkins and Carrollton Junior High’s Ashley Soulsby were honored along with 24 other Georgia teachers by the Georgia Youth Science […]


CARROLLTON, GA – The Carrollton Junior High School Science Bowl team will compete at the Georgia Regional Middle School Science Bowl March 7 after winning the subregional competition Saturday. The team will compete against 36 other teams across the state. Team members, wearing the “Keep Calm and Buzz In” shirts, from left, are Edward Kenyon, […]

CJHS Eighth Grader Wins System Spelling Bee

CARROLLTON, GA –  It took a grueling 16 rounds before the Carrollton City Schools 2020 Spelling Bee Champion was decided Tuesday afternoon – with eighth grader Joshua Chism crowned the winner when he seized the “opportunity” to be a part of the “archives” of the best spellers in Carrollton City Schools history. Battling in the […]

Fifth Cohort Of REACH Scholars Named

CARROLLTON, GA – Five Carrollton Junior High School eighth graders were presented a life-changing opportunity on Wednesday when they committed, bolstered by the support of  their families, mentors and members of the community, to participate in the REACH Georgia Scholars program. This is the fifth year Carrollton City Schools has participated in the statewide initiative […]

Hytower Named State Finalist For National Math Award 

CARROLLTON, GA –  Carrollton Junior High School math teacher Regina Hytower is one of three finalists in Georgia in the grades 7-12 mathematics category recognized at the state level by the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. As a state finalist, she will now compete for national recognition. Carrollton Junior High School […]