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SGA hosts upcoming fall activities

The Student Government Association has sponsored numerous events and activities in October.

From 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, the Spanish Activities Club will host a literature event at the Cartersville campus library to celebrate Spanish Heritage Month. Students and faculty will read and discuss Spanish literature and poetry, with refreshments to follow.

Abby Chesnut

At 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, Women to Women will host Sunset Yoga for Women event at the Sosebee Cycling Park in White, Ga. This event will focus on relief and stress management in the changing season and is open to all women, but limited spots are available. Email [email protected] for registration.

This year, the Floyd campus has been selected to host the annual Rome YMCA BooFest on Friday, Oct. 20. from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The community is invited out to a night of family-friendly activities and entertainment.

Trailing just a week later, the Cartersville campus will have its Halloween Glow Night on Friday, Oct. 27. starting at 7 p.m. This event will entail trick or treating, a classic Halloween movie, “Halloweentown” at 8 p.m., and a spooky haunted trail from 8:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Refreshments will also be served.

Katie Merritt

To conclude the month’s festivities, GHC has been invited to participate in the Trick or Treat Block Party in downtown Dallas, Ga., from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31. A tent for school information will be available, as well as pumpkins decorated by student clubs and groups, which will be on display from Oct. 22 to Nov. 1 in downtown Dallas.

From celebrating Spanish Heritage Month to hosting Halloween-themed gatherings, there’s something for everyone to enjoy to embrace the spirit of the spooky season.

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Savannah Pollocks, News Editor
Savannah Pollocks, a new Lead Editor to the Six Mile Post, is currently 21 years old and resides in South Atlanta. She currently holds the position of a program assistant within the county's recreation department while also being in her third semester at GHC as a Journalism major. After Georgia Highlands, Savannah plans to transfer to Georgia State University to further her studies in Journalism with the goal of becoming an investigative journalist. She hopes that the people she encounters and the wisdom she gains from her work and educational experiences will equip her for that journey. Savannah enjoys reading, traveling, shopping and spending time with her close family and friends. She is also a history buff and loves to learn and talk about anything historical-related, whether it’s politics, entertainment, sports, religion etc. She hopes that her time and service on the Six Mile Post can not only help her in her personal and professional development but also benefit anyone who may happen to read and connect with something she writes.
Abby Chesnut, Online/Social Media/& Visual Arts Editor
Abby Chesnut (She/They) majors in Business Administration and transferred to Kennesaw State University for marketing. A creative mind with a love of animals, she has over 9 years of blogging and social media experience. You can find Abby’s blogs, The Chesnut Mutts and Healing Whiskers on their websites.  
Katie Merritt, Adviser
Katie Merritt is the Student Media Coordinator and adviser of Six Mile Media. She has over 18 years of scholastic journalism experience and has served on the board of directors for state and national journalism organizations. When not advising her students to pursue journalistic excellence, Merritt enjoys reading, watching college football and traveling to places she’s never been.

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