The three first place winners for state in for the Future Business Leaders of America's competition were awarded for their hard work in network design and client services during last week's Polk County Board of Education meeting.
Look for local teachers not only to get a raise in FY 2018 as the Polk County Board of Education approved a measure last week to fulfill a promise made by the state to educators.
Look for the Polk School District to get a new leader in their ranks soon as the Board of Education announced last week that the search of a new superintendent has started.
Late last year, Cedartown Middle School student Katelyn Davis shocked the community just after Christmas when she committed suicide, and documented her death on a livestream that continues in circulation on the internet.
Cedartown High School are hosting youth this Friday night in a fundraiser for the high school basketball cheerleaders featuring legendary characters that children can meet.
Second chances in life aren’t born from luck, but hard work. That’s a lesson that Mychael Frazier has taken to heart following the latest milestone he’s taken on getting control over his future.
Officials from around Polk County and The HON Co. gathered to celebrate several students who finished up a program to help them find a job after their graduation from high school over the weekend.
SkillsUSA is seeing victory after victory thanks to the hard work and long-term dedication of students who toil in their labors to build their championships but also mastering trades to last a lifetime.
The school year is over for Cedartown students, and a new class of seniors are now making their way out in the world as graduation brought the school year officially to a close over the weekend.
It was a special day for Rockmart High School, who took time out to honor one of their own whose long service to the community will be remembered for as long as the school stands in the front hallway.
The search will be on for a new principal at Rockmart High School as the news came out late last week as the year came to an end in the classrooms that Wesley Cupp will soon be filling the role of principal at Eastside Elementary School.
Robin Forston, the Region 3 Resource Development case manager speaks to third-grade students and teachers at Northside Elementary in Cedartown about her career in Human Services and working at DFCS.
Second graders from Northside Elementary took a recent field trip this month to the local hospital for a bit of education on health. Polk Medical Center hosted the students for the day, which included a tour of the facility, learning about healthy eating, a look at how radiology and x-rays w…
Van Wert students need to get those bookmarks out and ready for a summer busy with reading as the school begins it's third annual incentive program for putting in time turning pages.
Uriel Rangel, a senior at Georgia State University from Cedartown, has been chosen to fill one of three exclusive summer internships with BCD Travel. Only three students were chosen from more than 260 applicants for the corporate travel company’s Management Associate Program.
The Polk County Board of Education announced their decision that assistant superintendent Greg Teems will be getting a temporary promotion at the Polk School District central office.
The Polk County Board of Education has called a special session for Wednesday evening, March 29 at 6 p.m. at the meeting room at the Central Office with the intention of naming an interim superintendent.
Each year the Polk Farm Bureau sponsors an essay contest for students in sixth to eighth grades from all over the county. This year students were tasked with writing about Georgia’s specialty crops. Rockmart Middle School students met the challenge head on and swept the competition, winning …
A pair of Floyd Medical Center executives brought with them more information on a program that assistant superintendent Greg Teems brought to the Polk County Board of Education for looking at contracting out the school nursing program.
The Polk County Cloverleaf 4-H'ers had their annual District Project Achievement last month on Feb. 4, 2017 at Georgia Highlands College.
Students from Cedartown High School once again take part in an international debate competition in Japan in the past weeks, this year with Kelsey Ivey, Nathan Garner and Kayla Greenaway bringing only a few meetings worth of debate prep to the topic of social media against international teams.
PSD students recently competed in the Young Georgia Authors Writing Competition, and a Rockmart student is headed for the the next round against other young writers in the region.
17 Polk County 4-H'ers traveled to Rock Eagle at Eatonton, Georgia to compete at their annual Junior/Senior Northwest District Project Achievement, and several of the senior group members came back with awards.
A program at Youngs Grove Elementary School is asking students to pay it forward by being kind to one another, and trading away a bracelet to award those who show off those acts in daily life.
In need of a friend? A new piece of outdoor furniture at Northside Elementary School is helping students who need just that connect with others who just want to play and have fun.
The Cedartown High School Theatre Department led by director, Chris Reaves, will present the 18th incarnation of their annual spring Variety Show at the Cedartown Auditorium on Friday, March 17, and Saturday, March 18 at 7 pm.
Rockmart Middle School Students entered the annual DAR American History Essay Contest sponsored by the James Waldrop Chapter in Fayette County, Georgia.
Polk County Board of Education members voted unanimously to accept the resignation of Superintendent Darrell Wetherington on Thursday during a special called meeting.
Local companies have once again shown their support for local schools by helping out with donations to the Northside Science club in Cedartown.
An attorney for the Polk School District Board of Education cited a clause in the district’s handbook covering disruptions in the classroom as the reason for Superintendent Darrell Wetherington’s suspension.
Rockmart High School’s Amy Lloyd was presented last week with the annual Polk County Retired Educator’s grant during the Polk County Board of Education’s meeting on Feb. 14.
A Rockmart High School senior and her chosen teacher will be going on to the regional level to compete following the announcement last week of the Polk School District’s STAR Student.
The Polk County Drug Task Force released information this afternoon about a bust late last week that sent four to jail in Cedartown and netted the seizure of drugs and cash during the execution of a search warrant.