Being the Teacher of the Year for Polk School District is a big honor, and for 2018 the school board and fellow educators gathered at the latest work session to celebrate a hard working teacher from Cherokee Elementary.
The Polk School District decided that conditions required they take precautions against some roads being difficult to travel in the morning and have delayed their opening time to 10 a.m.
With both patriotic students and staff giving their all, Youngs Grove Elementary honored the nation's armed forces with a school-wide Veteran's Day celebration.
Hundreds of students gathered at Cedartown High School's College and Career Academy campus to learn about the many jobs and careers held by adults throughout Polk County.
Polk School District won silver level recognition at the 2018 Golden Radish Awards held at the Georgia Freight Depot. The Golden Radish Award publicly recognizes Georgia school districts for best practices in farm to school programs, such as local food procurement, exposing students to new f…
Cedartown High School's art club showed off their talents by once again painting murals on their city's Pizza Hut, and with fall and Halloween themed windows lining the store, Cedartown is looking more festive.
Taking a day off will be slightly different for Polk School District employees that must now use 100 percent of their leave before taking unpaid days off.
Workers are busy at the Cedartown and Rockmart High School campuses as the school year is now well underway to finish up construction projects that will provide additional classroom space to students ranging from agriculture to the fine arts.
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.
Polk School District students will be learning everywhere from Perry to Savannah thanks to the board of education approving several new field trips across various schools.
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.
Class is once again in session, but with over 180 school days left, Polk's school board is making an effort to salvage and replace the various desks their students use.
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.
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.