Gordon County, in partnership with Whitfield, Catoosa, Gilmer and Murray counties, was selected Wednesday as one of Georgia’s four Early Education Empowerment Zones and will participate in a community commitment ceremony at 3 p.m., Oct. 3.
The Polk County Board of Education will vote tonight on four policy changes for students at the regular board meeting starting at 6 p.m. at the board office in Cedartown.
The After School Program at Van Wert Elementary School offers more than a safe place for children to stay after classes are dismissed.
A new writing program at Cedartown Middle School aims to improve both written language skills and problem solving throughout the school year.
Here's the coming week's Polk School District breakfast and lunch menus for elementary, middle and high school.
Cedartown Police Chief Jamie Newsome said the results of the investigation of what happened in the wreck that killed 17-year-old Cedartown High senior Karina Macedo will be released soon but not before they consult state officials.
Kellie Taylor, owner of Precious Paws Pet Grooming in Rockmart, is participating in a unique educational program at Young’s Grove Elementary School.
Westside Elementary has started the year off with a new principal, who is looking to shake up the school.
August 29, 2014 -- As the 2014-2015 academic year begins, teachers, school leaders, parents and students should be aware that they can access free, interactive digital textbooks through the Georgia Department of Education’s website.
Here's the coming week's school breakfast and lunch menus for Sept. 2 through 5. Remember, students are off Monday for Labor Day.
NGN, Parker FiberNet, and ETC Communications launched a partnership today to create the Education Exchange, a fiber optic network to connect schools across North Georgia.
Principal Leslie Jackson announced today that the Georgia School for the Deaf earned accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI), an accreditation division of AdvancED.
Teachers at Northside Elementary took the Ice Bucket Challenge to the next level with the help of the Cedartown Fire Department.
Here's what students in Polk County Schools are having for lunch this week.
Rockmart Children Academy, located at 1030 North Piedmont Avenue, will begin its first year of classes by September 1.
The Polk County Board of Education is giving a break to retired educators who still want to watch their favorite sports teams.
A change in the language of four student policies was tabled during the August meeting of the Polk County Board of Education.
Students headed back to class at middle and high schools in Polk County are seeing additional school resource officers to start the school year.
August 20, 2014 – 2014 ACT results show Georgia at the top of the pack among Southeastern states, outperforming Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, Florida, Alabama, West Virginia, and South Carolina.
Cedartown High School students and parents can rest assured, creepy crawly critters are no longer a problem according to superintendent William Hunter.
Before of the start of school this week, teachers were at the Cedartown Performing Arts Center for the Polk School District’s annual meeting.