Persaud names STAR student region winner

July 1, 2021

Capri Persaud, a high school senior at Valwood School, has been named a 2021 PAGE STAR student region winner for PAGE STAR Region 10. Persaud selected Joy Owens as her STAR teacher, school officials said in a statement. The PAGE Student Teacher Achievement Recognition program, in its 63rd year, is [...]

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Valwood places sixth at World Finals

June 28, 2021

Valwood School’s lower and middle school Odyssey of the Mind teams had another strong showing at the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals in Orlando, Fla. More than 200 teams from around the world participated in this year’s World Finals. Each team performed and were judged in three categories: long term, [...]

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Valwood duo earn All-Region

June 18, 2021

 Two Valwood Valiants picked up postseason glory as the Georgia Independent School Association recently announced its All-Region awards. Conner Hutto and Harrison Hamsley both made the All-Region team for 3-AAA. Hutto was credited by the Valiants on MaxPreps as sporting a .328 average for the season. He scored 22 runs [...]

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Valwood hosts second annual Summer 3v3 Challenge Soccer Tournament

June 10, 2021

Valwood School hosted the second annual Summer 3v3 Challenge Soccer Tournament on Sunday. The 3v3 tournament is through Challenge Sports and was open for teams ages 6 to adult. Thirty-three teams from across Georgia and Florida were in attendance. Teams were separated by division and competed using 3v3 soccer rules [...]

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Valwood student helps patients stay connected to their healthcare provider

June 2, 2021

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WALB) - A high school student is on a mission to help keep patients who don’t have phones, connected to their doctor. George Tidmore, a Valwood student, proposed a phone donation project to Partnership Health Center. “It’s wonderful to be able to help people in our community, especially [...]

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Valwood sends seniors into the world

May 21, 2021

Forty-eight seniors took their first steps into life beyond high school Friday afternoon. Ceremonies for Valwood School’s 51st graduating class took place at Perimeter Road Baptist Church. After the Pledge of Allegiance and opening remarks, the Jefferson Cup was presented to 16 Valwood graduates who had attended the school since [...]

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Valwood soccer teams Region 3-3A Runners Up

May 4, 2021

The Valwood girls’ and boys’ soccer teams secured second place in Region 3-3A. The Valiants and Lady Valiants will compete in the playoffs. Region 3-3A Girls Soccer Player of the Year: MacKenzie Collins Region 3-3A All Region Girls Soccer: MacKenzie Collins, Emma Burnett, Ella Burnett, Madison Shapiro, Kennedy Kimbro, Hanna Svenson [...]

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Valwood advances to virtual world finals

May 4, 2021

Valwood School’s "Odyssey of the Mind" teams had another strong showing at the Georgia state tournament, competing in a virtual platform. The purpose of the competition is to focus on creative problem solving using a team approach, school officials said in a statement. Teams were scored on a combination of points [...]

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Valwood tennis secures top spots at State Tournament

April 22, 2021

The Valwood girls and boys tennis teams secured second place in Region 3-AAA on Tuesday. Valwood hosted the GISA Region 3-AAA Region Tournament at McKey Park this week. Eight Valiants will compete at next week’s state tournament in Macon. No. 1 Boys Singles: Howell Burns No. 1 Girls Singles: Rebecca [...]

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Next Chapter: Valwood’s Hunter signs with Covenant College

April 15, 2021

Valwood basketball standout Russell Hunter is headed to the next level. Hunter, the son of Cate and Greg Hunter, signed a letter of intent to attend Covenant College Monday morning. Hunter has played basketball since seventh grade and has developed into a college level player at the high school level. [...]

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