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Jimmy Williams, Senior Reporter

Jimmy Williams is my name, and I am a senior at BHS. During the 2022-2023 school year, I joined Golden Graffiti. I intend to attend a four-year public college after high school and major in business administration/management.

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Left to Right- Dylan Harrell, Mrs. Cindy Harrell, and Mr. Ron Harrell

New Math Rookie At BHS

Jimmy Williams, Senior Reporter May 1, 2023

For the month of May, we would like to introduce Mrs. Cindy Harrell, who is one of Bainbridge High School’s newest additions of the 2022-2023 school year. Mrs. Cindy Harrell, who was born in Bainbridge,...

Chicago Cast & Crew

BHS Rocks Chicago

Jimmy Williams, Senior Reporter May 1, 2023

The BHS Drama Department started preparing for the wonderful production of "Chicago: Teen Edition" in early January of 2023. The production took place at the Charles H. Kirbo Regional Center, more commonly...

Ms. Bryant and her girls

From Substitute to Finding Her Calling

Jimmy Williams, Senior Reporter April 20, 2023

BHS Golden Graffiti would like to congratulate Ms. Jessica Bryant on being selected as our April New Staff Member Spotlight. Ms. Jessica Bryant is a first-year history teacher at Bainbridge High School....

Ms. Beth Dollar, Mr. Merritt, & Dr. James Robinson

The March Stars Students & Staff

Jimmy Williams, Senior Reporter March 14, 2023

The faculty, staff, and students at Bainbridge High School like to recognize amazing students and staff for being the most helpful and considerate over the month. Congratulations to Dr. James Robinson...

Left to Right: Aquaesha Mitchell, Bayleigh Holley, Makayla Green, & Rylie Williams cross stitching

Taking A Fun Break From Technology

Jimmy Williams, Senior Reporter March 14, 2023

No Tech Tuesday is a Tuesday morning initiative in the media center that provides teens with non-technological activities. Ms. Claudia Montague has been reading about teens who intentionally give up technology...

Mrs. Melanie Myers

From a Cairo SyrupMaker to a Bainbridge Bearcat

Jimmy Williams, Senior Reporter March 10, 2023

Mrs. Melanie Myers is from Cairo, GA, she graduated from Cairo High School. After high school, she attended the University of Georgia where she earned an Associate’s Degree in Middle Grades Education....

The Logues

The Logues

Jimmy Williams and Joy Taylor February 28, 2023

The teachers spotlighted for the month of February by the Golden Graffiti Staff are these two amazing teachers, Mrs. Christina Logue and Mr. Justin Logue. The Logues (Mrs. Christina Logue and Mr. Justin...

11th Place participants Hayden Reynolds and Caleb Logue.

Basscats Qualifier at Lake Seminole

Jimmy Williams, Senior Reporter February 22, 2023

The GA BASS qualifier on Lake Seminole was held on February 18, 2023, and several of our BHS BassCats participated in it. We congratulate Hayden Reynolds and Caleb Logue on coming in 11th place with 11.46...

* inches of cut hair

Helping Others in Need

Jimmy Williams, Senior Reporter January 31, 2023

Caroline Grubbs, a 10th grader at Bainbridge High School, recently donated her hair to help other children whose cancer has caused them to lose their hair. She donated the entire 8-inch section to the...

Golden Graffiti Staff

Golden Graffiti Visits The Post-Searchlight

Jimmy Williams, Senior Reporter January 19, 2023

On Friday, January 13, 2023, the Bainridge High School Journalism class visited The Post-Searchlight for a tour. As they arrived the staff at The Post-Searchlight had them sit in the main conference room...

Mr. Klages at his retirement celebration.

On To New Adventure

Jimmy Williams, Senior Reporter December 15, 2022

Mr. Daniel Klages, congratulations on your retirement. This is his 38th year of teaching, and he will retire on Friday, December 16, 2022. He has taught and coached at Rabun County, Screven County and...

Cadet Captain Malcolm Spann

Air Force Flight Academy

Jimmy Williams, Senior Reporter December 8, 2022

Cadet Captain Malcolm Spann, congratulations on being selected to attend the Air Force Flight Academy this summer. This scholarship is extremely competitive, with only 200 cadets selected from the United...

Share Blessings With Mrs. Melissa Bryant

Share Blessings With Mrs. Melissa Bryant

Jimmy Williams, Senior Reporter December 6, 2022

Mr. Jacky Grubbs, who owns a used car dealership, and Mrs. Diane Grubbs, who works in the attendance office, are Mrs. Melissa Bryant's parents. Additionally, Mandy, Mrs. Bryant's older sister, is a nurse....

Jeff Littleton

Coach of the Year

Jimmy Williams, Senior Reporter December 2, 2022

  Congratulations, Coach Jeff Littleton has been named the Rural Athlete's Region Coach of the Year powered by Madd Hatter for the 4A region. Our Bainbridge Bearcats' head coach is Jeff Littleton. He...

Swim To Win

Swim To Win

Jimmy Williams, Senior Reporter November 29, 2022

The Bainbridge High School Swim Team competed in their second meet on Thursday, November 11, in Thomasville. The boys and girls won the meet with a combined score of 735. The girls placed first with a...


Jimmy Williams, Senior Reporter November 28, 2022

The Bearcats defeated Burke County Bears 44-0 on Friday, November 18 to advance to the quarterfinals. The Bearcats proved that they are peaking at the perfect time on a night that saw them play an energizing...

Senior Night

Skylar Jones and Jimmy Williams October 31, 2022

The band, football, cheer and AFJROTC annual senior night took place on Friday, October 28, at 7:00 p.m. They held a brief ceremony prior to the football game to recognize the senior football players,...

12th Grade Girls

Crowning Homecoming

Jimmy Williams, Senior Reporter October 24, 2022

Homecoming Court 9th Grade: Ashley Mosley, Patricia Oliver 10th Grade: Ahleah Jones, De’Niyah Shuler 11th Grade: Emma Josey, Lailae Smith 12th Grade: Sanaa' Hines, Madelyn Lowe,...

Mr.Brandon Smith

Dig With Mr. Brandon Smith

Jimmy Williams, Senior Reporter October 10, 2022

Mr. Brandon Smith, who was born in Albany, GA, is his parent's oldest child and the older sibling to his younger sister. He attended Lee County High School for his high school education. He then transferred...


BHS Star Students

Jimmy Williams, Senior Reporter October 10, 2022

Bainbridge High School has recently begun rewarding students who have been on their best behavior and who have been the most helpful throughout the month. The staff of BHS have chosen four students, one...


CTSO Purple and Gold Rush Week

Jimmy Williams, Senior Reporter September 12, 2022

The Bainbridge High School CTAE Department hosted a school-wide week event called CTSO Rush Week last week, August 29-September 2, 2022.    The week began with a Scavenger Hunt for the entire...

Teacher Meeting

Learning Something New

Jimmy Williams, Senior Reporter September 9, 2022

Bainbridge High School currently has 11 new teachers on the 2022-2023 BHS faculty. The Bainbridge High School new faculty members were gathered September 6, 2022, for a meeting held by Assistant Principal...

Nancy Griffin

Buckle Down With Mrs. Nancy Griffin

Jimmy Williams, Senior Reporter September 9, 2022

Mrs. Nancy Griffin, who was born and raised in Baxley, GA, is the mother of two twin daughters, Kaite and Anna. Appling County High School is her alma mater. She then attended Georgia Southern University...

Dr. Hines in a Q&A video on GHSAs website.


Jimmy Williams, Senior Reporter August 29, 2022

On August 4, Dr. Robin Hines, the Executive Director of the Georgia High School Association (GHSA), visited Bainbridge High School (BHS) last week to discuss sports management with all of the BHS coaches....

senior class meeting 2022

A Fresh Start

During the second week of school, Principal Christopher Merritt, the administrators, and counselors hosted class meetings for each grade. Each grade met in the BHS cafeteria and talked about different...

Diving In With Mrs. JoAnn Moore

Diving In With Mrs. JoAnn Moore

Jimmy Williams, Senior Reporter August 17, 2022

Mrs. JoAnn Moore was born in Cario, Georgia, and attended Cario High School (CHS). She then attended Berry College in Rome, Georgia, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education. Mrs. Moore went...

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