Valwood in the News

Student Artworks Displayed at Hospital

February 24, 2017

Valwood School students, from kindergarteners to fifth graders, will showcase their artistic talents in “Recovering the Masters,” beginning Feb. 27 at the SGMC Outpatient Plaza, according to a press release. The exhibition will be available through March 31, with a reception to be held 4:30-6 p.m. Thursday, March 2. Admission [...]

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Second Grade Take Community Field Trip

February 17, 2017

Valwood's second grade class had their annual Community Tour this morning where they visited several important places around Valdosta. Mrs. Nijem and Mrs. Rasmussen have been coordinating this field trips for years now, and the students always come away more knowledgable and appreciative of the city - plus they have [...]

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Addy Perlman Named STAR Student

January 31, 2017

Valwood senior Addy Perlman was recently named a STAR (Student Teacher Achievement Recognition) student by the Professional Association of Georgia Educators (PAGE) program and will be honored at a luncheon hosted by the Valdosta North Rotary Club on February 7. Perlman earned this distinction by having the highest score on [...]

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Mock Trial Places 2nd in Region

January 29, 2017

Valwood’s Mock Trial Team finished 2nd in the Region Competition this past Saturday at and will advance to the District Competition on February 18th in Macon, Georgia. This was the second straight year Valwood has finished second and advanced to Districts. The Valiants had several individual award winners as well. [...]

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Valwood has School Record 31 AP Scholars

September 23, 2016

Valwood School had 31 students from the 2015-16 school year named AP Scholars, which is the most in school history! Of those, 2 were named AP Scholar with Honors and 12 earned AP Scholar with Distinction honors. AP Scholar (a 3 or higher on 3 or more AP exams): Sara [...]

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Costa Rica Trip

September 15, 2016

A dozen Valwood Upper School students recently returned home from an international trip to Costa Rica. Organized by Valwood's middle school spanish teacher Mrs. Katelan Davis through Rustic Pathways, an international travel program, the students worked on a service project in the area near La Fortuna, Costa Rica, experienced the [...]

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4th Quarter Ga Power Good Citizen Awards

May 13, 2016

Recipients of the 4th quarter Georgia Power Good Citizenship Awards were announced on May 13th at Valwood's Lower School Friday Flag program. Mr. Scott Haner of Georgia Power presented the awards to the students who were chosen by their teachers. The awards are given to students exhibiting character traits such [...]

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Brenna Wilson Named Georgia Scholar

April 6, 2016

Congratulations to Valwood senior Brenna Wilson, who was recently named a 2016 Georgia Scholar! A total of only 151 graduating seniors from the state are recognized for their achievements and excellence in all phases of school life and in the community! This program is coordinated by the Department Excellence Recognition [...]

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Honor Society Inductions

March 14, 2016

The Valwood Chapter of the National Honor Society and the National Junior Honor Society inducted its newest members this morning in a ceremony in the Rodgers Holmes Performance Hall. Congratulations to all these students on a wonderful honor and accomplishment. National Honor Society Inductees: Olivia Cox, Ben Crump, Anna Dorl, [...]

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Knighton and Ro Named STAR Students

March 8, 2016

Valdosta North Rotary Honors STAR Students from Valwood Valdosta, GA - Valdosta North Rotary honored the STAR Students from Valwood at its March 8 club meeting. Valwood Seniors Sara Knighton and Joyce Ro share this year’s designation as STAR Students for having the highest SAT scores and meeting other rigorous [...]

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