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Gordon Lee Golf Teams Bring Home State Championships

The Trojan linksters broke the school scoring record to win the Class A Public state championship by 42 shots, while the Lady Trojans finished the day at the Landing Golf Club in Warner Robins as state co-champions. Justin Hickman, Gray Weldon, and Tucker Windham finished in a tie for boys’ low-medalist honors, and Macall Miller was the low-medalist in the girls’ tournament.

Follow the links to read more about the Trojans and Lady Trojans.

Four GLHS Athletes Win State Titles

Gordon Lee High School qualified 17 athletes for the State Track & Field Championships held in Albany May 11-13, and four returned home as state champions. Drew Cobb cleared 12-0 to win the pole vault while Nathaniel Wright won the high jump with a leap of 6-2. On the girls’ side, Addison Whitman placed first in the pole vault with a jump of 9-0 and Gracie O’Neal won the 1600m with a school-record time of 5:20.00.

Also placing for the Trojans were Braden Jarvis (second in the pole vault), Jasper Wilson (third in the 800m), Chase Weber (fourth in the high jump), Bailey Burns (fourth in the 3200m), Justin Collins (fifth in the 3200m), and Cobb (eighth in the long jump). Gordon Lee’s 57 team points were second in the meet to Hancock Central’s 61 points. The second-place finish was the best for the GLHS boys since their state-championship season of 1934.

In addition to their two state champions, the Lady Trojans received points from O’Neal (second in the 800m), Madison Mayberry (third in the pole vault), Riley Cash (fourth in the 800m), the team of O’Neal, Sam Belue, Gracey Kruse, and Whitman (sixth in the 1600m Relay), Whitman (seventh in the 400m), and Kate Gilliam (eighth in the 3200m). The girls produced a final total of 45 points and a fourth-place overall finish.

Congratulations to the Young Georgia Authors Contest Winners Young GA Authors

Chickamauga City Schools would like to recognize and congratulate all of our school level and RESA District winners of the Young Georgia Authors Contest! Please click the "Read More" button to see the full list of school level and RESA District winners.

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Class of 2017 Videos Available for Pre-order

Parents and students who wish to purchase DVD recordings of Class Day and/or Graduation for the Class of 2017 may pre-order copies from Flicko's Video Services. Options include the purchase of each event individually and a combo package with both events.

DVD(s) will be mailed directly to the the purchaser approximately two weeks after the events. Prices include shipping.

Public Budget Meetings Public Budget Meetings

Notice of Public Meeting: Chickamauga City Board of Education 2017-2018 Operating Budget
Pursuant to Georgia Code §20-2-167.1, the Chickamauga City Board of Education will hold two public meetings for the exclusive purpose of providing an opportunity for public input on its proposed annual operating budget for the 2017-2018 fiscal year. All citizens are invited to the public meetings regarding the budget to be held at Chickamauga City Board of Education Central Office at 402 Cove Road, Chickamauga, GA on Monday, May 8th at 4:45 p.m. and Monday, June 12th at 4:45 p.m. The tentative budget can be viewed on the Board’s website, www.chickamaugacityschools.org.

New Student Enrollment Packets School Seal

Applications to be considered for enrollment for the 2017-2018 school year are now available in the Registrar’s office or you may download & print it from our website via the "Application for Enrollment" link on the right hand side.  All city residents should now register for kindergarten enrollment.

Completed applications should be returned to the Registrar’s office no later than Tuesday, May 30th .  Applications cannot be accepted without all of the required paperwork. 

If you have any questions please call Lori Strickland at 706-382-3100  ext 3044 or email lori.strickland@glschools.org

Office hours are Monday – Friday 8am – 3:30pm

Applications for currently enrolled students will be sent home in the coming weeks.

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Chickamauga City Schools Named 2016-2017 Title I Distinguished District System Seal

Chickamauga City Schools has been identified by the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) as a Title I Distinguished District for the 2016-2017 school year. Recognition is based on the combined academic achievement gains of the economically disadvantaged subgroup for assessments administered in the FY13, FY14, & FY15 school terms. One award is given for each of the following categories: large, medium, small and extra-small school districts. Chickamauga City is recognized in the category of extra-small school district. Previously, Chickamauga City received this recognition for the 2011-12, 2013-14 and 2014-15 school years.

STAR Student & STAR Teacher Honored at Recent Board Meeting STAR Honorees

At the Chickamauga City School Board meeting on March 13, 2017, the STAR Student and STAR Teacher were honored. Congratulations to Brianna Smith, a senior at Gordon Lee High School, for being named STAR Student of the Year. Brianna earned this recognition by having the highest SAT score among the senior class. In addition, Brianna can recognize a teacher who has had a great impact and influence on her. Brianna chose Ms. Heather Solmon as STAR Teacher of the Year. This is the 4th time that Ms. Solmon has received this honor. The Walker County Chamber of Commerce provided a donation of $100 for the STAR Student. We appreciate this donation and the support of the Walker County Chamber of Commerce.  Congratulations to Brianna Smith and Ms. Heather Solmon.

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Congratulations to Catherine McNally Catherine McNally

Congratulations to Catherine McNally for recieving the Arnold "Pug" Eaves Memorial Award at this year's  BEAT (Business Education Alliance Together) luncheon for Partner of the Year! (Nomination represented by Gordon Lee Middle School and nominated by Rebecca Glenn)

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2017-2018 School Calendar Released System Seal

The Chickamauga City Schools Board of Education met and approved the calendar for the upcoming school year 2017-2018. If necessary this calendar may be revised to comply with state mandates or unforseen circumstances.
2017-2018 System Calendar

Cheerleaders Win State Championship

GLHS cheerleaders

For the first time in school history, the GLHS competition cheerleading team captured the state championship by posting the highest score in the Class A Public state finals on November 11. Gordon Lee’s score of 266 points easily outdistanced runner-up Hawkinsville (242 points) for the top spot.

The Lady Trojans entered the finals following a first-place finish in the state sectionals the preceding weekend.

The previous best results for the GLHS cheerleaders were second-place finishes in 1996 and 2001.

Softball Team Wins State Championship

GLHS softball team

The Gordon Lee softball team won its second consecutive state championship, and sixth in seven years, by defeating Georgia Military 7-2 on Saturday, October 29. The Lady Trojans knocked off Wilcox County and Telfair County in their first two Elite Eight games but fell into the elimination bracket with a 5-2 extra-inning loss to GMC in the winner's bracket finals. The team rebounded to beat Wilcox County again and then defeated GMC to force the winner-take-all game. GLHS finished the season with a record of 34-2.

The state championship was the seventh overall for Gordon Lee. The Lady Trojans previously won the Class A title in 2004, 2010, and 2011, the Class A Public crown in 2012 and 2013, and the Class AA championship in 2015.

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