REPUBLICAN MATT SHULTZ ENDS CAMPAIGN FOR STATE SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT, ENDORSES FITZ JOHNSON

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    (Atlanta) – Republican candidate for State School Superintendent Matt Shultz announced today that he is ending his campaign and endorsing Fitz Johnson to help lead Georgia’s public education system. Said Shultz, “Serving our country in the Marine Corps taught me that leadership is about serving others and that accomplishing the mission is more […]

Take a Stand!

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If you have an opinion on the calendar change and the impact to our budget reserve you need email the board and Dr. Harper: john.harper@bartow.k12.ga.us davis.nelson@bartow.k12.ga.us anna.sullivan@bartow.k12.ga.us fred.kittle@bartow.k12.ga.us john.howard2@bartow.k12.ga.us matt.shultz@bartow.k12.ga.us This is not the time to sit quietly by and do nothing. I know many of our staff people are uncomfortable speaking out but you […]

Now is NOT the Time for Calendar Changes…

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So tomorrow the board will be discussing adding two instructional days back to the school year (October 11th, 2013 and March 14th, 2014)…Aside from being financially irresponsible at this point in the budget process, this will impact schedules in a negative way as well. I know a number of teachers and parents who have scheduled […]

Seven Vital Signs of Spiritual Growth in Acts 2

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Pulled from a YouVersion Devotional: Really enjoyed this from my reading this morning. It is always good to be reminded about the early church in Acts! How does your church community compare? There are at least Seven Vital Signs of Spiritual Growth in Acts 2: • Vital Teaching (v. 42) • Vital Prayer (v. 42) […]

Contract Should be Tied to Supt. Evaluation

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Taken from a Daily-Tribune story by Mark Andrews The Bartow County Board of Education on Monday voted to extend the contract of Superintendent John Harper for another two years. However, the vote wasn’t unanimous and board member Matt Shultz, who previously served on the board from 2004 to 2010, said his vote against the extension […]

THANK YOU….Now What?

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I just wanted to thank everyone for the messages and calls of support.  I am looking forward to getting back to work for the children, teachers & taxpayers of Bartow County.  I was asked today in an interview today what my immediate priorities? Here they are: Restore trust and confidence– this will take a while […]