Valwood in the News

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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Student takes first place in music competition

April 12, 2021

Valwood fifth-grader Kreea Chakraborty competed at the spring American Protégé International Music Talent Competition. She took first place for her age group. She will perform in a recital at Carnegie Hall in New York City in October, school officials said. She is a private voice student of Marti Schert, Valwood upper school [...]

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Valwood names STAR student

April 12, 2021

Valwood senior Capri Persaud is the Valwood School 2021 STAR student. The Student Teacher Achievement Recognition award is given to the graduating senior who has achieved the highest score on the Scholastic Aptitude Test in one sitting, while meeting other program requirements, including being among the top 10% of the [...]

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Valwood security officer earns certification

February 26, 2021

Officer Les Bunte, Valwood campus safety and security coordinator, was selected for the crisis coordinator program and has completed certification as a crisis coordinator. The crisis coordinator certification program was "designed to empower crisis coordinators to recognize emerging crisis warning signs and circumstances, to identify the likelihood a circumstance could escalate to a crisis and [...]

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Four Valiants sign on National Signing Day

February 9, 2021

HAHIRA –– The Valwood Valiants had a huge day on National Signing day by having four athletes sign their name on the dotted line for the next level. Wednesday’s signees came from different sports, from football to volleyball to baseball as Harrison Hamsley, Pate Hogan, Mac McRae and Kennedy Kimbro [...]

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Valwood Swim Well Represented at State Tournament

February 5, 2021

January 30, 3021 The Valwood JV and varsity swim teams have returned from a successful time at the GISA state swim meet. There were 21 GISA teams in the competition. A total of nine Valwood swimmers competed. Results included top times, one All-State Title and two All-State Runner Up Titles, [...]

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A look back on the season that was for Valwood softball

November 14, 2019

Nov 9, 2019 The Valwood Valiants softball team remained at the top of Region 3-3A for the third straight year, outscoring their region opponents 49-11. But like the other years, the Valiants are graduating many key components of their 2019 team. Seniors Clare Nijem (outfield), Lindsey Browning (outfield/ second base), [...]

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Valiants top Knights, enter postseason as region champions

November 14, 2019

Nov 9, 2019 ALBANY –– Friday night was a dogfight for the Region 3-AAA Championship as the Valwood Valiants got past Deerfield-Windsor 10-7 on the road. Valwood got Deerfield-Windsor’s best shot on Friday night as expected. The Valiants knew Deerfield’s attack would be better than any they’ve seen and it [...]

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Valwood beats Brookwood on the road, eyes region championship

November 6, 2019

Nov 2, 2019 THOMASVILLE –– The Valwood Valiants are now 7-2 after their sixth straight win on Friday, beating Brookwood 44-29. They’re now set to play for the Region championship next week against Deerfield-Windsor. When the Valiants needed to, they answered the call every time Brookwood got something going. Valwood was [...]

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