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 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.
Atlanta – The State Board of the Technical College System of Georgia has given their approval to Governor Nathan Deal’s nomination of Gretchen Corbin as the system’s next commissioner.
The Polk School District will be getting state funds to help with the cost of construction for the new College and Career Academy to be built alongside the remodeling of Cedartown High School.
Georgia Northwestern’s department of adult education secured $8,700 in grants to help pay GED testing fees and transportation costs for many adult learners across Northwest Georgia.
The agreements are set. The money is available. Now it’s just a matter of waiting to see if Polk County Schools will get matching grants for their College and Career Academy plan.
Students at Van Wert Elementary are helping to make a difference this holiday season by helping out with a local food drive for Christmas.
A remodel of concession stands and locker rooms at Cedartown High School continues and will likely wrap up before students come back in January, according to principal Darrell Weathrington.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Nearly 30 eighth graders bend over laptops during Karen Farnsworth's Thursday morning math class, raising their hands for help as the teacher moves around pointing to their screens or providing video links. In the second row, 13-year-old Yocelin Rodriguez glances at a question about finding the height of a shape before grabbing her pencil and making calculations on a sheet of paper.
Teachers who are afraid an attack is coming on their state retirement money gathered at the library to hear what they can do to potentially stop lawmakers from making any changes to the system in place.
The Polk County Board of Education might have taken some time last week to celebrate teachers, but they got right back to business, approving field trips and talking to local church leaders about making free WiFi available to students after school.
Students and teachers gathered last week at Cedartown Middle School with parents for the school’s science and social studies night. The evening allowed for parents to get involved with what their students are working on, see new technology being placed in their hands and more at the school.
A food drive is underway at Eastside Elementary School.
Van Wert Elementary BETA club has 29 members that met the requirements of the National BETA Organization. These members have to maintain an A average in all subject areas and show outstanding character.
Tallatoona Early Learning Center, 312 Piedmont Avenue in Rockmart, will celebrated “50 ways to say thank you” to commemorate Head Start’s golden anniversary.
Georgia Northwestern’s Department of Adult Education has secured $8,700 in grants to help pay GED testing fees and transportation costs for many adult learners across Northwest Georgia.