Roman news today

A big shout-out to the Marietta Daily Journal for donating a class set of papers for our sophomore news lesson this week. Students examined the parts of the newspaper and brainstormed ideas for their Roman Times projects.

State champs!

  For the first time ever, Walton won the Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl state tournament. The team competed against Loganville High School at the University of Georgia’s Children’s Literature Conference in Athens on Saturday, March 30th. Thought the match was close, the Raiders pulled out a win and were proud to bring home the first […]

Library Link: Issue 14

Food for thought:  “Let Children Get Bored Again” by Pamela Paul. Off the shelf: RB Digital: The world’s largest newsstand, free with your Cobb County library card. #LOVEYOURLIBRARY: Here’s what’s happening in our neck of the woods. It’s all here in issue 14 of your Walton Library Link (click for functional hyperlinks). Check out previously published issues in […]

Discover her story

March is Women’s History Month. Celebrate with these girl power-packed stories from your Walton High School library. On the Come Up by Angie Thomas The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai The Way You Make Me Feel by Maurene Goo City of Saints and Thieves by Natalie C. Anderson Becoming by Michelle […]

#STATEBOUND

Walton’s Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl took home another first place trophy after battling it out in five rounds of close competition on Saturday at DeKalb Early College Academy (DECA). Team members Cecelia Wang, Lena Song, Anjali Chareddy, Snehal Kancharlawar, Maya Topiwala, Arya Oak, and Varun Krishnaswamy have worked tirelessly this season and were thrilled to earn […]

Walton HRRB first in region

Congratulations to Walton’s Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl team for their outstanding performance at Saturday’s region tournament. The competition was held at the University of West Georgia. Competitors included (back to front, left to right) Cecilia Wang, Maya Topiwala, Anjali Chareddy, Varun Krishnaswamy, Snehal Kancharlawar, Arya Oak, and Lena Song. Next up: The team will compete in […]

Read aloud. Change the world.

Each year, on World Read Aloud Day, people all around the globe read aloud together and share stories to advocate for literacy as a human right that belongs to all people (www.litworld.org). Here at Walton we celebrated with a read-aloud contest. Each day this week students and teachers tuned in to the morning announcements to […]