Planning has begun for Spooky Science Night at Eastside Elementary School, scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30.
Note: All students receive a choice of fresh fruit, fruit juice and assorted milk for breakfast, and fruit and milk for lunch. Middle and High School students also have the option of a salad bar for an entrée daily.
Editor’s Note: This is the third and final story in a series about what’s happening in schools in the Polk School District. This week’s story on test scores takes some of what we’ve previously covered, along with some updates, on what educators are doing to respond to CRCT and EOCT scores at local schools.
Military experience provides individuals with in-depth technical experience and an aptitude for detail and consequently the Machine Tool Technology program at Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) is seeing more veterans enroll into the program.
Third grade students in the classes of Mrs. Stacey Bennett, Mrs. Joy Hindman, Mrs. Renee Hopkins, Mrs. Anessa Mize, and Mrs. Krissy Williams at Youngs Grove Elementary School recently visited Polk County Historical Society Museum.
Classrooms at Tallatoona Early Learning Center, 312 South Piedmont Avenue in Rockmart, are filled with happy voices as children are taught a comprehensive curriculum.
Eastside Elementary School students for the month of October are, Kinsley Johnson, Trinity Farmer, Clestie Ahmadani, Bella William, Sadie Fincher, Shannon Johnson and Levi Crumley.
Editor’s Note: This is the second in a three part series on the various aspects of Polk County Schools over the year, and what school board leaders want to discuss at the second community input meeting of the month at Van Wert Elementary School on Oct. 20 at 6 p.m. This week’s story goes over what the current plans look like for the Board of Education’s 5-year school improvement plan on construction.
Northside Elementary School celebrated Hispanic Heritage month from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, with fourth graders gathering during the month to celebrate Hispanic history and culture.
Note: All students receive a choice of fresh fruit and assorted milk with every meal. Middle and High School students also have the choice of a salad bar as an entrée on a daily basis.
Georgia Highlands College Teaching-Learning Center awarded on Monday four faculty members mini-grants for the purpose of improving teaching and learning.
Polk County students and teachers are getting a break from the classroom this week while administrators will be taking the time to catch up on paperwork.
The RHS and RMS FBLA Officer Installation Ceremony was held recently in the Rockmart High School Media Center.
The Young’s Grove Elementary School Parent-Teacher Organization will host a yard sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, to raise money for an outdoor learning center.
Note: This is the first in a three-part series on Polk County Schools as the Board of Education holds two community input meetings. The first was held on Monday, Oct. 6 at Cedartown High School, and the second will be held on Monday, Oct. 20 at Van Wert Elementary School.
While the majority of average SAT scores dropped from last year for the five high schools in Rome and Floyd County, local students still beat the state averages which also dropped, according to the Georgia Department of Education.
Note: All students have a choice of fresh fruit, juice and assorted milk for breakfast, and fruit and assorted milk for lunch. Middle and High School students also have a salad bar selection daily as one of their entree choices.
An ambitious goal of visiting schools in every district in the state is close to being completed as State School Superintendent visited Van Wert Elementary School in Rockmart.
In accordance with the University System of Georgia’s new policy regarding the use of tobacco products on its campuses, Georgia Highlands College broadened its existing prohibitive policy. The new Tobacco and Smoke Free Campus Policy begins Oct. 1.
Note: all students get a selection of fresh fruit, juice with breakfast, and assorted milk with each meal. Middle and High School students also have a choice of a salad bar to select for their entrees for lunch.
Residents living in northwest Georgia have a new opportunity to pursue post-secondary learning. GHC and Kennesaw State University partnered to offer the 2+2 program, which enables students to complete two years and an associates degree with GHC followed by two years at KSU earning a bachelor’s degree in accounting, at GHC’s Paulding campus.