Education

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Every day, there are dozens of children who come to school and find there a refuge on campus from the chaos of daily life at home. It isn’t a new problem by any means, and one that schools across the country have experienced for decades.

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The Polk County Calf Show Team kicked off their second year during summer vacation on July 16 with 30 members in 5th to 12th grades. They represent Rockmart FFA, Cedartown FFA, and Polk 4-H.

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A new addition to the staff at Rockmart High School is providing a new level of education about all things found on the farm both locally and far afield from Polk County.

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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.

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…

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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.

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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.

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