The Polk County Board of Education approved some minor updates to the high schools' retesting policy, and the language was changed to make it more specific as to what will be allowed for students and what won’t.
One local Cedartown High School student has a chance to show off what kind of tech skills he has on the national level at an upcoming event northward in Maryland.
Nahomy Diaz and Quentin Shadden of Cedartown were selected to receive the David Adam Scholarship to attend Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC). The scholarship was established by the Ronald Adam family in memory of David Wayne Adam (1971-1988) a student at Cedartown High School.
Students in Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s automotive technology program will have a once in a lifetime experience when they compete in The Great Race; a rally-style race with vintage vehicles race that begins in Buffalo, N.Y., and ends in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
The Polk County Board of Education is gathering in a special called session on Wednesday afternoon, and will immediately be going into an executive session for a discussion.
A massive collection of 71 extravagant vehicles greeted locals at the third annual 'Yellow Jacket Car Show' that raised funds for Rockmart High School's marching band.
When local leaders gathered together to start the Take Back Polk program as mentors for Cedartown and Rockmart Middle School students, no one knew what to expect.
The Polk County Board of Education welcomes the public to join them in their monthly work session coming up at 6 p.m. in their meeting room at the Central Office on South College Street in Cedartown.
Eastside Elementary students rotated through a variety of stations during a day of fun and a late celebration of Earth Day at the Rockmart school last week. Included in that was an opportunity for youth to get outside and get their hands dirty helping fix up the front area of the school with…
A court date is coming up on Tuesday morning to hear testimony from the county and Robert Furr on his appeal of the Board of Election's decision to remove him from the ballot as a candidate.
Not all vacations are created equal, and while every Polk School District student received nine days off for this year's spring break last week, each spent their free time in all kinds of different ways.
Wireless internet is just about everywhere these days. From the smart phones in everyone’s pockets to the high speed connections within homes across Polk County, having access to the web from anyplace at high speed is just as important in contemporary times as clean drinking water and electricity.
The Polk County Board of Education is set to meet this weekend following their combined session on Tuesday night to discuss an upcoming SPLOST project.
Board of Education members were kept busy during their regular session last week, but didn’t take too much time deciding matters and tabling others that will require procedural time to consider and wrap up in April.
Polk County’s educators were on display both locally and on a national stage several teachers got to take a bow for their hard work and trying different ways to inspire a new generation in the classroom.
Polk School District is ready to educate the next generation of students, and parents can register their young ones, and the first round of schools hosting signup days is happening this week..
School superintendent candidate and Georgia Association of Educators Executive Director Sid Chapman stopped by Polk School District classrooms to celebrate Read Across America Day 2018.
School officials are looking to up Polk County’s classroom security with a host of new measures, and not only is hiring a security guard for every school the kick off to the safety policies, the district is already taking applicants.
Students at Eastside Elementary got a special treat as State Rep. Trey Kelley stopped by the the Rockmart school to read to local students in celebration of a special birthday.
A Rockmart elementary school is looking to improve the exterior look of their campus and also provide an important lesson for students about nature and life in the process.
Leaders within the agriculture, education and public health sectors joined together in December 2015 to discuss a plan to increase the presence of more nutritious, local foods within the school cafeterias in Georgia.
Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) has named Dr. Elizabeth Anderson of Rockmart the new vice president of Academic Affairs. She will fill the role previous held by Dr. Mindy McCannon, who retired in February.
Cedartown High School’s Andrew Whitfield cemented his place as 2018’s STAR student with the hard work and tenacity he needs to achieve his dream job.
The Polk School District is giving students a one-time break on a policy meant to ensure they are going to school for enough days to learn as flu season continues to affect households across the county.