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More FFA Success

On Tuesday November 1st the FFA travelled to Etowah High to compete in several CDE’s. The Farm Business Management team that consisted of Gracie Griggs, Tatum Chadwick, Kylie Ellington and Hunter Bowers placed first and will go to state in December. In the Farm Business Management CDE, students complete a multiple-choice test individually and a problem […]

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Fire Affects GHS

As everyone knows there is a fire in the Cohutta Wilderness Area on the Chattahoochee National Forest. The situation as of this morning is that the fire is slowly backing down to Jacks River on the north and to Forest Road 68 on the south. The Firefighters are using fire to tie in to the […]

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GHS FFA goes to Indianapolis

On October 18-22, the Gilmer High FFA Parliamentary Procedure team traveled to Indianapolis, Indiana to compete on the National level at the 89th National FFA Convention. The team consisted of : Chairperson Shelby Merrell, Secretary Sadie Lackey, Omar Raymundo, Gracie Griggs, Kylie Ellington, Holli Holder, and Sarah Herendon. These members have worked extremely hard to […]

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Georgia National Fair

I would like to start off by saying Congratulations to Shelby Merrell on her wins at the Georgia National Fair in Perry, Ga this past weekend. On Saturday October 8th she won the 12th grade showmanship class with her dairy heifer. She then placed first in her weight class and won overall Grand Champion. She […]

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Burning the Dragons

Community wide Bon Fire this Thursday the 29th at 7:45, on the big hill behind Longhorn’s. Let’s get together and BURN the Dragons. Go Bobcats!!!!

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Local Livestock Show

The Gilmer County FFA Alumni and Young Farmers is hosting its annual livestock show this Saturday October 1st at the Gilmer Ag Barn up from the football field. There will be FFA and 4-H members from Gilmer, Pickens and Union exhibiting goats, dairy heifers, hogs and beef heifers. The FFA members have been working hard […]

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GHS Athletes to nominate a deserving coach!

From now until March 31st, we will be accepting nominations for Positive Athletes and Coaches in any grade (9-12), and in any boys or girls sport that best personify our “Seven Definitions of a Positive Athlete”: 1. Optimistic 2. Encouraging 3. Servant Leader 4. Heart For Others 5. Admits Imperfections 6. Always Gives 100% 7. […]

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FFA Success

Our FFA chapter works hard all year long to get ready for CDE’s (Career Development Events) recently they had two teams advance to State in the Land Evaluation CDE. Here is what Mr.Brandon Ray says about the Gilmer High FFA success. “I would like to commend and congratulate your local FFA Chapter, Gilmer County High […]

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Coach Wingard Fires up the GHS Crowd at the Bonfire

Thursday the 15th following the Homecoming Parade, GHS hosted a Homecoming Bonfire to get everyone excited about the game Friday against Murphy. The bonfire consisted of the football players, band and cheerleaders getting everyone pumped up for the game. The bonfire was a huge success. Everyone enjoyed the social time and we’re ecstatic to see […]

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Travel to Costa Rica!

The Travel Club will be having a meeting on Wednesday, September 21st at 6:00 in Room 205, and any student interested in traveling to Costa Rica in 2017 or Italy in 2018 is invited to attend.  Parents are also welcome.  We’ll go through a video presentation that covers the trip itineraries and discusses cost, fundraising, safety, […]

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