Valwood in the News

Valwood names 2019 STAR Student

February 11, 2019

VALDOSTA — Valwood School senior Mary Lacey was named the Valwood School 2019 STAR student. She was honored by the Valdosta North Rotary Club. The Student Teacher Achievement Recognition award is given to the graduating senior who has achieved the highest score on the SAT, while meeting other program requirements, [...]

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Valuing Veterans: Valwood hosts veterans program

November 11, 2018

VALDOSTA — World War II veteran Roy Cowart was in the crowd at Valwood School’s 11th Annual Veterans Day Program early Thursday. The program was hosted by the middle school students, though students from the lower school greeted the vets as they arrived. “(They) have a wonderful program,” Cowart said. [...]

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Valwood stages ‘Aladdin’

November 8, 2018

HAHIRA — Valwood School theatre students are ready to take audiences on a magic carpet ride. The school presents a stage adaptation of Disney's "Aladdin," said Phyllis Childree, Valwood theatre director. The show has the "junior" designation meaning it is an abbreviated version formatted to be performed by children or [...]

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Valwood students qualify for Duke program

November 4, 2018

HAHIRA— Valwood School announces the names of the middle school students who qualified to participate in the highly selective Duke University Talent Identification Program seventh grade talent search. The seventh graders scored in the 95th or better percentile on a nationally normed achievement test, school officials said. Candidates for the [...]

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Wetherington’s emergence comes just in time for Valiants

November 3, 2018

By Shane Thomas shane.thomas@gaflnews.com HAHIRA –– On Senior Night, in front of a near-capacity crowd at Goddard Field, the Valwood Valiants (8-3, 2-2 GISA Region 3-3A) pulled their feet from the fire in a 28-14 win against their heated rivals, the Deerfield-Windsor Knights (5-5, 0-4) on Friday night. Valwood senior [...]

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‘Pour more steam’: Wetherington’s pick-6 seals rally as Valiants stay hot

November 3, 2018

HAHIRA, Ga. — Chippy play by both teams, penalty flags flying, players making big-time plays when it mattered and the crowd going wild. Friday night at Goddard Field had it all as the Valwood Valiants stormed back to beat the Deerfield-Windsor Knights 28-14 on Senior Night. After forcing Valwood (8-3, [...]

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Red-hot Valiants joust Knights

November 1, 2018

VALDOSTA –– A week after their most prolific scoring output of the season, the Valwood Valiants (7-3, 1-2 GISA Region 3-3A) look to stay hot when the Deerfield-Windsor Knights (5-4, 0-3) visit Goddard Field tonight. The Valiants scored a season-high 56 points in three quarters in a 14-point win against [...]

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Valwood’s Moss named AVCA All-American

November 1, 2018

Valwood volleyball standout Erin Moss was named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association Under Armour girls high school All-America third team Wednesday. "I'm so humbled to even be considered for this recognition knowing that Under Armour chose me out of the thousands of players across the country," said Moss, a [...]

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Valiants force game 3, but Gators cut rally short

October 16, 2018

HAHIRA — The Valwood softball team rallied as much as it could in its decisive third game of the second round of the GISA Class 3A state playoffs. It just wasn't enough to match six runs. The Valiants took a 2-0 shutout loss against the Bulloch Academy Gators in Game [...]

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Valiants earn 4th straight region title, no. 1 seed

October 15, 2018

From 2014-18, Region 2 in GISA volleyball has seen only one champion: the Valwood Valiants. The Valiants earned a No. 1 seed and look to continue their success in the GISA state playoffs, beginning Friday at The Heritage School in Newnan. Valwood plays Monsignor Donovan at 1 p.m. in the [...]

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