CHS Will Host Booker T. Washington High Friday Night

The Chattooga Indians will host the Hornets from Booker T. Washington High School in Atlanta Friday night. CHS defeated Pepperell last Friday to clench the number two seed in Region 7AA. The win earned the Indians the chance to host the first round of the GHSA State Playoffs. CHS hasn’t hosted a playoff game since 2001.

Gate Admission will be $8.00. CHS students can purchase one pre-sale ticket at school on Friday for $6.00. Kickoff will be at 7:30pm. Chattooga fans are encouraged to pack the stands of the Little Big Horn Stadium and support the Chattooga Indians.

Register Now for Driver’s Ed Class

Georgia Northwestern Technical College will be hosting a Driver’s Education spread out over four Saturdays. The Course begins Saturday, November 10 and runs through Saturday, December 1. The course meets the requirements for Joshua’s Law, which requires 30 hours of classroom instruction and 6 hours of drive time with a certified instructor. The course also qualifies individuals or the Teen Driver’s Education insurance discount. The cost of the class is $350.

Registration will be held at the Chattooga County Education Center (Old Summerville Elementary School) on Monday, October 29 through Wednesday October 31 from 9am until 12 noon. Participants should access the school from the Maple Drive entrance located at 286 Maple Drive, Summerville.

In order to register you must call 706-764-3591 or email

CHS 4H Students Spend Weekend at UGA

Several Chattooga 4Hers took a trip to the Classic City, Athens, Georgia, last weekend. The trip was a leadership event where the students learned about higher education at The University of Georgia. Students explored the UGA campus, learned about financial aid and scholarship opportunities, degree programs, campus life, and the admissions process. Among the 4H College leaders hosting the event was CHS Alumni and UGA Freshman Hamp Thomas. Thomas took students on a campus tour and participated in leadership and team building activities with students. 4H offers many opportunities for Chattooga County students to develop skills needed to help them build a better future.

CHS Financial Aid Workshop November 7th

CHS will be hosting a Financial Aid Workshop on Wednesday, November 7th from 6-8pm. Financial Aid experts will be present to help students and parents complete paperwork needed to register for financial assistance at the college level. If you are a CHS Senior or parent/guardian of a senior you will want to attend this workshop to get started on your student’s FAFSA (Free Application For Federal Student Aid). For more in formation contact CHS Counselor Mrs. Barbara Wallace at 706-857-2402.

CHS FFA Members Win at Region Event

Chattooga’s FFA students competed at Cass High School in area events. Junior Catherine Villatoro placed 3rd overall in Region and earned a gold emblem award. In the Senior Meat Evaluation Category the FFA team placed 5th overall and also earned a gold emblem. Team members are Chayse Culbert, Grace Dooley, and Kaitlyn Williams. The Junior Ag Mechanic Team placed 4th overall and earned gold emblems. The team had the highest electrical wiring score for the entire contest. Team are William Elrod, Benjamin Colbert, Caden Smith, and Dwson Tucker. Caden Smith placed first and William Elrod placed second in the individual Ag Mechanics Category.

CHS Band Earns Superior Ratings

Chattooga’s Marching Band traveled south to Pierce County on Saturday, October 20th. The band competed in the Sound of Silver Marching Festival. They earned Superior Ratings in all categories. This is the third marching festival of the season for the band. They have earned all superior ratings at each festival. They will compete Saturday November 1st in Newnan, Georgia.

Chattooga School Board Recognizes Teachers of the Year

The Chattooga County School Board recognized their Teachers of the Year for the 2019-2020 school year at last Thursday night’s Board of Education meeting. One teacher from each of the five county schools was recognized. the Teachers include Heather Bachelor from MES, Jeff Owings from CHS, Rachel Groce from LMES, Rhonda Bannister from LES and Randy Steward from SMS. Congratulations to these outstanding educators!

L to R: Heather Bachelor from MES, Jeff Owings from CHS, Rachel Groce from LMES, Rhonda Bannister from LES and Randy Steward from SMS.


CHS Lady Indians Will Play Round Two of Softball State Playoffs Today

The Chattooga Lady Indians Softball team will travel to Social Circle, Georgia today to play in the second round of the GHSA State Softball Playoffs. The Indians made CHS History last week by hosting and defeating Therrell from Atlanta in round one. The Lady Indians will face off against the Social Circle Redskins at 5pm and again at 7pm this evening. CHS Head softball coach Jeff Bennett stated, “I am very proud of the team for making it to the second round. We have made CHS History and we hope to bring home a win. 

CHS Softball to Host Therrell in GHSA Playoff Game Tuesday

Tuesday, October the 9th, the Chattooga Lady Indians Softball team will host the Therrell Lady Panthers from Atlanta in the first round of the GHSA State Softball Playoffs. The teams will play two games. The first game will begin at 5pm and the second game will begin at 7pm. Admission will be $7. This will be the first time in school history that CHS has hosted a softball playoff game. CHS Head Softball Coach Jeff Bennett stated that he is proud of this year’s team for the hard work they have put in to earn a spot in the playoffs. He asks that community members come out and support the Lady Indians at home on Tuesday.

Chattooga to Celebrate Homecoming Tonight

The Chattooga Indians will host the Model Blue Devils tonight at the Little Big Horn Stadium. Tonight’s game will be Homecoming for CHS. The crowning of the Homecoming Queen and her court will take place at 7pm before the football game. The game will begin at 7:30pm. Admission is $7. Come out and support the Chattooga Indians. 

Junior Homecoming Candidates L to R: Chloe Rosser Emily DeBerry and Laney Barnes

Senior Homecoming Candidates L to R from bottom row: Chasity Evans, Kacaria McCutchins, Gracie Nixon, Eryn Legan, Sharrion Daniel, Bailey McKinney, Alexandria S. Mitchell, Alitea Wiggins, Courtney Burgess, Alexandra R. Mitchell, Makenzie Stricklin, and Regan Broome

Sophomore Homecoming Candidates L to R: Gracelyn Veitch, Ellie Martin, Faith Ann Foster

Freshman Homecoming Candidates L to R: Isabella Cooper, Journey Hurley, Clara Wyatt