Valwood in the News

Valwood students give to Sheriff’s Boys Ranch

December 14, 2021

Valwood School participates each year in a holiday service project, one of many held throughout the school year. During the last few years, the holiday service project has benefited the Georgia Sheriffs Boys Ranch, school officials said in a statement. Every grade level from pre-K through 12th are asked to [...]

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Six Valiants recognized on All-Region Team

December 10, 2021

The Valwood Valiants had six players make the GISA Region 3-3A All-Region Team.Six more Valiants were All-Region Honorable Mentions. Senior linebacker Demetris Rosier, sophomore wide receiver Jabari Baker, senior wide receiver Tajh Sanders, senior running back Noah Pettigrew, junior defensive end/tight end Worth Kimbro and sophomore offensive lineman Conner Hutto [...]

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PRICE: Veteran appreciates Valwood ceremony

November 30, 2021

Recently, I had the honor and privilege of participating in a Veterans Day Celebration at Valwood School. Several weeks before, I received in the mail a handwritten letter from a Valwood eighth-grader, Libby Carroll. In the letter, Libby explained that her school would be hosting a celebration honoring America’s veterans [...]

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Coach of the Week: Justin Henderson

November 18, 2021

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WALB) - Another Thursday means it’s time to honor another Coach of the Week, with the first round of the postseason in the books. Our week 13 Coach of the Week is Justin Henderson of Valwood. For Henderson and the Valiants, what a week it was, going on [...]

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Making a Splash

November 15, 2021

Valwood swimmer Bethany Glen made a splash Thursday morning. Glen, an incoming senior from Missouri, signed a letter of intent to swim for Queens University in Charlotte, N.C., making her the first Valwood swimmer to compete at the collegiate level. "I feel very honored," Glen said. "I know some other [...]

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Valwood honors South Georgia veterans

November 11, 2021

Valwood School celebrated veterans and active-duty military Wednesday morning. Starting 14 years ago with only 32 veterans in attendance, the 2021 program honored more than 150 veterans, school officials said in a statement. Three of the 2021 attendees were veterans of World War II. Middle school students make up the chorus [...]

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Valwood softball team finishes strong; Ready for next year

November 11, 2021

The Valwood Valiants softball team’s season ended with a second-place finish in the region and a place 6th finish in GISA AAA State. A young team with no seniors and three starting 8th graders brings much promise to the Valiant squad for coming years. The team collected many individual awards [...]

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Valwood cross country finishes third in the state

November 9, 2021

The GISA State Cross Country Championship was held Saturday, Nov. 6 at the Georgia Premier Cross-Country Course in Macon. The Valwood girls varsity cross country team finished third out of 13 teams. The team consisted of Ella Burnett, Emma Burnett, Mackenzie Collins, Sienna Persaud, and Ava Garrett. Ella Burnett finished [...]

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Lowndes County makes Proclamation

October 28, 2021

A proclamation was read for the Valwood School Valiants’ volleyball team for its GISA 3AAA Region Championship win. This was the second time the team won the championship, winning the 2019 championship in the past. Lowndes officially marked Oct. 25 as “Valwood Valiants Volleyball Day.” Lowndes County makes Proclamation | [...]

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Championships reside in Hahira

October 19, 2021

The future looks bright for Valwood as the Valiants' junior varsity and junior pro football teams finished the season region champions Thursday. The Valiants' junior varsity defeated the Brookwood Warriors in a 26-0 shutout. Eighth-grade quarterback Dax Womack had a great day through the air going 5 for 5 for [...]

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