Kellie Taylor, owner of Precious Paws Pet Grooming in Rockmart, is participating in a unique educational program at Young’s Grove Elementary School.
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.
This week's lunch menu for Aug. 18 through 22:
The Polk County Board of Education undertook a number of items during their August work session ahead of their monthly meeting, including approval of a post-issuance compliance for the board’s Special Purpose, Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) bond sales.
A new principal is taking the reins at Northside Elementary to start off the new year, and he has big plans for the faculty and students.
Here's what kids are having for breakfast and lunch this week at Polk County Schools:
Polk County students are getting back to their studies today as school starts back for the 2014-15 calendar year.
The Polk County Board of Education wrapped up their monthly meeting for August without much fanfare, approving employee and student handbooks for the 2014-15 school year along with a change to Cedartown’s graduation.
Cedartown, GA, – Polk County is one step closer to ensuring that a College and Career Academy is a reality for the community. This past week, leaders from Polk School District, Georgia Highlands College, and Georgia Northwestern Technical College met to sign the Memorandum of Understanding, formally announcing the intent of all parties to apply for charter status for the academy and to pursue funding from Georgia College & Career Academies.
Students are heading back to the classroom Thursday as Polk County Schools get back to the business of teaching for the 2014-15 school year.
The millage rate for local school taxes in Polk County are coming down, ever so slightly, from the rate in 2013.
The following was sent to the Polk County Standard Journal for the public’s information: