Education

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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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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School officials are getting ready for new students to join the system in Pre-K and Kindergarten classes, which are being held at schools in Cedartown and Rockmart this spring.

Rockmart Middle School Students entered the annual DAR American History Essay Contest sponsored by the James Waldrop Chapter in Fayette County.

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How are schools in Polk County doing? For the most part, they made great improvements in 2016 according to numbers released by the state near the end of the calendar year for the College and Career Ready Performance Index.

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The CHS Class of 2017 and Principal Dr. Darrell Wetherington headed up a Christmas lasting legacy project with the Circle K group at Kennesaw State and Georgia Highlands of Paulding.

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The Polk Retired Educators Association (PREA) gathered for its monthly meeting with the viewing of beautiful table settings which featured recognition of the Ferst Foundation for childhood readers. To aid in this project, books had been donated by the late Brenda Richardson, and others, to h…

The annual crowning of a homecoming queen is coming up tonight at Rockmart High School during halftime of the Armuchee-Rockmart football game, and this year's court is just waiting for the big announcement. 

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