Georgia Northwestern Technical College is offering free practice tests from January 26 to February 28, 2015 to all current or potential adult students at one of the local Adult Education Learning Centers in GNTC’s nine county service area. The free practice test must be taken at a GNTC Learning Center.
Students of the month for December have been announced at Rockmart Middle School.
The leadership change on the Polk School District board went smoothly as Harold McDurmon took over chairmanship from Jane Hamlett.
The first full meeting of Polk County’s College and Career Academy board gathered to start off their hard work of putting together the resources needed for the new facility.
Newly sworn in Tallapoosa circuit Superior Court Judge Meng Lim made a visit to a local school to speak about the role of government to Eastside Elementary third graders following their work on the subject area before the holiday break.
Polk School District is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished Program for 2014-2016 for its implementation of the Mobile Minds Program. The Instructional Technology Team of Mobile Minds Specialists assist teachers in specific content areas to help create innovative lessons as we transform the delivery of instruction with engaging technology lessons to foster the 21st century classroom learner.
School officials are keeping an eye on the thermometer during the middle of the week as temperatures well below freezing are expected overnight.
Judge Linda Smith (left) stands with Marshelle Thaxton, Jennifer Hulsey and Jason Ward before ceremonies swearing them into office for the Polk County Board of Commissions to start new terms this year.
The Polk School District might have most of the plans in hand they need to start work at Eastside Elementary and Rockmart High School, but it will likely be early spring before any construction starts at either school.
An award presentation at the January community input and work session of the Polk County Board of Education is prompting a move of location for the coming meeting.
A celebration of the holidays and of Polk School District’s $3.1 million grant for the new College and Career Academy were center focus at the Board of Education’s final meeting for 2014.
Students at Cedartown Middle School are working to improve themselves in more ways than just on their report cards. Principal Tamra Walker said students are back at work in their homeroom periods for the second year in a row to participate in Student Enrichment Activities.
Local schoolkids will be featured on an Atlanta-area Christmas television special later on this week.
An outbreak of the flu, or illnesses with flu-like symptoms, is prompting the Polk School District to release students from classes earlier than they expected for the winter break.
Rome, Ga. — When 300 Georgia educators gathered at the 2014 Professional Standards Commission’s edTPA Technical Assistance Conference to learn about a new teacher certification assessment program, Shorter University senior education major Kaitlynn Cantrell was the one teaching the lesson.
Students thought they were coming to see slimy snakes and lizards at Young’s Grove Elementary in a late week treat. However before the activities started, administrators at the school had a special award to give out.
Christian Harrington of Walker County has been chosen to represent Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) at the EAGLE Leadership Institute March 16-18, 2015, in Atlanta.
Students of the Month for November at Rockmart Middle School have been announced.
Cedartown Middle School students and parents who want to learn more about the dangers on the internet will have an opportunity to take part in an educational night at the school Thursday night.
State Rep. Trey Kelley made a recent visit with Westside Elementary School fifth graders during a local trip to the school at the beginning of December. He spoke with students about his duties and responsibilities at the state Capitol.
Celebrate My Drive, powered by State Farm®, is pleased to announce Rockmart High School is one of 100 winning high schools, earning a $25,000 grant. They were among 3,283 registered high schools who participated in this year’s program. Students, parents, administrators and the entire community rallied in support of teen drivers, making online safe driving commitments, helping them reach their goal. This is the second year which Rockmart High School has finished as a grant winner.