published Friday, April 29th, 2011

Ringgold students to split time at Heritage High, Middle

by Andy Johns

Ringgold Middle and High school students will keep their teachers and classes, but will attend those classes at a different school.

And, instead of going to school all day, they’ll just go in the afternoon.

Catoosa County Schools Superintendent Denia Reese said Ringgold’s 1,800 students will go to class at Heritage High and Middle schools beginning May 9 and continuing for the rest of the school year.

Heritage students will attend classes in the morning and a second shift of students and teachers from Ringgold will come in the afternoon, she said

“The only change that will occur is that you will be in that location,” Reese said in a press conference Friday afternoon.

Reese said coaches will meet on Monday to decide how to schedule practices and games for spring sports, because most of Ringgold’s athletic facilities were heavily damaged.

about Andy Johns...

Andy began working at the Times Free Press in July 2008 as a general assignment reporter before focusing on Northwest Georgia and Georgia politics in May of 2009. Before coming to the Times Free Press, Andy worked for the Anniston Star, the Rome News Tribune and the Campus Carrier at Berry College, where he graduated with a communications degree in 2006. He is pursuing a master’s degree in business administration at the University of Tennessee ...

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