Valwood cross country coach running in Boston Marathon

March 10, 2018

Valwood girls cross country coach Deborah Green will run the annual Boston Marathon on April 16. This year was Green’s fourth attempt in five years to qualify. According to the Boston Athletic Association website, “To qualify for the Boston Marathon, athletes must meet time standards which correspond to age and [...]

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Valwood announces third quarter good citizens

March 9, 2018

On Friday, March 9, Valwood School recognized the third quarter Good Citizens: Elizabeth Booth, Sara Daugharty, Olivia Fowler, Charlotte Holloway, Ellyse Persaud, Will Greene, Dax Womack, Hannah Ward and Murphy Johnson. Congratulations and great job!

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Valwood literary team is going to state

March 6, 2018

HAHIRA, GA March 6, 2018 - Valwood School’s literary team had a great showing at the Region 3-AAA Georgia Independent School Association Literary Competition on Monday, March 5, at Albany State University. Students placed in the top two, in five of the categories that they competed in. Junior, Erin Moss, [...]

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Valwood Students Named Governor’s Honors Semi-Finalists

March 5, 2018

HAHIRA — Three Valwood School students have been named semi-finalists for the Georgia Governor’s Honors Program. Valwood semifinalists are juniors Mary Lacey, William Lester and Erin Moss, according to school officials. The students will interview with the GHP selection committee in February and finalists will be notified of their acceptance [...]

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Valwood eighth graders visit Washington, D.C.

March 4, 2018

HAHIRA — Eighth graders from Valwood School took a tour of the White House on Feb. 27. The White House tour was one of many stops during the week-long academic field trip in Washington, D.C.. The trip was a culminating activity for their American Studies class, a history and literature [...]

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Valwood jumps rope for heart

March 4, 2018

Each year, Valwood School lower-school students participate in the American Heart Association's Jump Rope for Heart. The students learn how to fight heart disease through exercise and a healthy diet. A goal of $8,000 was set and students exceeded the goal, according to school officials.

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Valwood School makes birthdays special

March 3, 2018

HAHIRA — Doesn’t every child deserve a happy birthday? The Valwood fourth-grade class thinks so. The fourth graders service project is aimed to help children in the community celebrate their special day regardless of their circumstances, according to school officials. The idea is to assemble a “party in a bag” [...]

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Valwood Upper School finished third in Regional Science Olympiad

February 24, 2018

On Saturday, February 24, the Valwood Upper School Science Olympiad team competed in the regional tournament at Gordon State College. Led by four seniors, Valwood placed third out of fifteen teams and defeated crosstown rival, Lowndes High School. Of Valwood's eighteen team members, eight were competing in their first ever [...]

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Valwood School to induct inaugural athletic hall of fame class

February 22, 2018

Valwood School will host an induction ceremony and brunch for the inaugural class of the Valwood School Athletic Hall of Fame in the Godwin-Holmes Arts Center on March 10. The event will recognize the outstanding achievements and contributions of individual athletes who represent excellence in sportsmanship, leadership, courage and teamwork. [...]

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Valwood boys runner-up in region championship

February 16, 2018

The Valwood boys basketball team lost 42-35 against the Deerfield-Windsor Knights in the GISA Region 3-3A championship at the Storm Dome in Americus on Friday night. In an off-night for both offenses, the Valiants came up short and finished as runners-up. Deerfield led 7-4 after the first period, 13-10 at [...]

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