Education

Shorter University in Rome has announced students named to the school’s Dean’s List for the spring semester of 2021. To achieve this honor, students must have been enrolled full time and have earned at least a 3.5 grade point average for the term.

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Two of Polk School District’s brightest students were recognized for their pursuit of excellence last week while also shining a spotlight on the teachers who made a difference for them.

A judge who served the people of Polk County and the state of Georgia for more than half a century was honored recently by Polk School District and the public safety program at the Polk County College and Career Academy.

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The Cedartown and Polk School District communities are mourning the loss of two young girls who were killed in a fatal wreck Thursday afternoon in rural Polk County.

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After putting forward a tentative calendar for the 2021-2022 school year, Polk School District Superintendent Laurie Atkins announced last week that the board will hold off on voting on the proposed schedule.

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The topic of speed-detection cameras along roadways in designated school zones in Polk County once again was presented to the Polk School District Board of Education at its monthly work session last week.

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An educator who made it her job to ensure that her students had a fully engaging experience when learning went from in the classroom to online this year was named Polk County Schools’ top teacher Tuesday evening.

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Polk County Schools Superintendent Laurie Atkins, who began her career in education as an elementary school teacher, has announced she will be retiring at the end of the school year.