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Student Make Up Day - January 8, 2018

snow day

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Nurse Request Form

Do you need to see the RHS Nurse? Click here, or click on the Nurse Request Form link on the left side of this page. 


Have a fun snow day!

Snow Day!


Thank you, WZOT!

WZOT

Athletic Director Barry Williams accepts a $1,000 donation check from WZOT owners, Mark Garrett and Mark Lumpkin. Thank you, WZOT, for your support of Rockmart Athletics. 


Congratulations, Emily!

Emily Loveless

Congratulations Emily Loveless for being named RN-T Softball Player of the Year! Emily is a Junior at Rockmart High School & has a promising future as she has committed to Reinhardt College to play 3rd base!

Also, a congratulations to the softball teams, Coach Luke for being named RN-T's Coach of the Year! He led the girls to a State Championship & a 35-2 Record! AWESOME!

 


State of Georgia Reading Campaign

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Congratulations, Allie!

Allie SproullAllie Sproull signed today to accept a scholarship to run cross country and track with Emmanuel Christian College!   Go Jackets!!


Mr. Big Jacket

Mr Big Jacket

Congratulations to our 2017 Mr. Big Jacket winners:

Cade Holder--Audience Choice
Ethan Gober--Mr. Big Jacket
Jackson Norris--Jr. Mr. Big Jacket


Veteran's Day

Veteran's DayThank you to our RHS veterans:

Robert Furr— Army 1990-1991
Clint Jones- Army from 1985-1990
Robert Staples- Navy
Jeff Hawkins— National Guard for 26 years
Darrell Lee— Army 1986-1989
Robert “Bobby” Renshaw— Army 1985-1989

 

 

 

 


The 2017 Annual Canned Food Drive is HERE!!! We will be collecting through November 15th.

Canned Food drive

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Region Champs!

Congratulations to the 7AA Region Champion Football team! This is our first football region championship in 29 years!

Region Champs


Girls Cross Country

Girls Cross Country 

The RHS Girls Cross Country team finished 3rd at the state meet this past Saturday.  This is the first time in program history a girls team has placed at the state meet! Congratulations!


Spirit Night at Carlton Farms

Carlton Farms will hold a Spirit Night for the RHS Band program this Thursday, November 9th, from 5:00-8:00pm. All proceeds will go to the RHS Band. Corn maze, hayrides, play areas, and the animal barn will be available. Thank you, Carlton Farms, for your support of the RHS Band!

Carlton Farms


Thank you, Johnny's Pizza!

Free parking at tonight's football game courtesy of Johnny's Pizza!


Financial Aid Meeting

There will be a financial aid meeting on November 13th at 6:00 in the Media Center for parents of graduating seniors.  A representative from the Georgia Student Finance Commission will be here to do a presentation over the different types of financial aid available for college bound students.  


Lady Jackets WIN AA STATE TITLE!!

Softball team - Rockmart

Lady Jackets win AA State Title!

WAY TO GO GIRLS!!!


PSD Medication Policy

Please click here for the PSD Medication Policy. 


Thank you, Raceway!

RacewayThanks to Mr.Clint Brock from Rockmart Raceway for your support of Rockmart athletics. Raceway donates one cent from every gallon of gas from Pump #18 to Rockmart High School athletics. So far, Raceway has donated over $10,000! Thank you, Mr. Brock!


Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week


The Little Prince

Don't miss the RHS Drama's production of "The Little Prince" at the downtown auditorium on October 22 and 29 at 3:00pm and October 28 at 7:00pm. They will be competing in the region One Act competition on Thursday, October 26. Good luck, guys!

The Little Prince


SPLOST VI - Continuation of the One Cent Sales Tax

REMINDER... EARLY VOTING STARTED OCT. 16TH

SPLOST

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Homeroom Hitters!

Homeroom

5 home run hitters in last night's sweet sixteen victory.   

Columbus bound!! 


Chick Fil A Leadership Academy

Chick Fil A

The Chick Fil A Leader Academy held its Kick Off today. Our participants bagged over 100 bags for our local food pantry while learning about becoming a leader and giving back to the community. Everyone had a ball!


PSAT

The PSAT will be given here at RHS on Wednesday, October 25th. All 10th graders will be tested at no charge. If any 11th grader would like to test, please see Mrs. Davenport in the Guidance Office. 


2017 Youth Leadership Summit

Youth Leadership 1

Youth Leadership 2


We Love RHS!

RHS Drone View


Funeral for Detective Kristen Hearne

 PSD


Seniors Grad hat and diploma

The Graduation order packets are going home today! The order date will be Thursday, September 14 from lunch until 6:30 in the commons area. Parents are welcome to come if you need to talk to a representative. You will need your order form and a $40 deposit to place an order. 


Polk County College and Career Academy Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

                                        PCCCA Ribbon Cutting

(CLICK ME TO ACCESS VIDEO OF THE POLK COUNTY COLLEGE & CAREER ACADEMY RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY)

*COURTESY OF AIMEE MADDEN*


BAMA BORDER BATTLE on 8/25/2017

BAMA BORDER BATTLE


August 21st Eclipse

                         Eclipse

Click on image for a full-size view of the letter.


IPads

We will begin distributing iPads soon. Students must have a signed internet agreement form and an iPad case in order to receive an iPad. Optional insurance will be available. 

Internet Agreement


Please vote!

High 5 Sports

Vote for the Rockmart/Cedartown game to be the High 5 Sports Game of the Week!

Click here to vote.


Burning of the Bulldog

Burning of the Bulldog


PSD Celebrates the First Day of School

First Day

(Click on picture for video)


Welcome New PSD Employees

                                New Employees

Polk School District is proud to welcome new
faculty and staff members for the 2017-2018 school year.


New Employee Orientation

               New Teacher   


AP and Honors Summer Reading Don't forget

Don't forget your summer reading!

Click here for the AP Language assignment. 

Click here for the AP Literature assignment. 

Click here for the Honors 10th assignment.

 

 


Open House open house

Open House will be on Monday, August 7th. 

Seniors: 3:00pm-5:00pm

9th, 10th, 11th: 6:00pm-8:00pm


Report Cards

Students may pick up report cards in the main office on Wednesday, June 7, from 9am to noon.


Class of 2018 Senior Pictures

Senior Portraits


Senior Reminders

Senior Reminders


Summer School Remediation Program Guidelines

Summer School 17


New Basketball Coach

RHS is pleased to welcome the new boys basketball coach, Steve Luke!

Steve Luke


Cedar Valley Art Festival

Cedar Valley


Class of 18 T-Shirt Sign Up

Attention all Juniors!

Please click the link below to sign up for your free Class of 18 t-shirt to wear on the first day of school next year!

Click here!


Coaches Show

There will be a special edition of the WZOT Coaches Show on Thursday, April 27 at 7:00pm. Special guests will be the RHS tennis team and RHS baseball team! Come join us at Knucklehead's Cafe or listen in at 1220 AM, 101.9 FM, at www.wzotradio.com, or on the Tune In app. Support our Jackets!


WZOT Coaches Show

Join us tonight for the WZOT Coaches Show live from Knucklehead's Cafe at 7:30. The soccer teams will be the special guests! If you can't be there, listen in at 101.9 FM, 1220 AM, at wzotradio.com, or on the Tune In app. Help support our Yellow Jackets!


Basketball

The state basketball tournament game will be Saturday, 2/18/17 at 6:00 PM. Let's support our Jackets!!!!


Baseball

Today's baseball scrimmage game against Darlington has been cancelled. 


Senior Parent Meeting

There will be a very important senior parent meeting on Monday, January 30, at 7:00pm, in the RHS media center. Please make plans to attend. 


Early Dismissal on 1/06/2017

**EARLY DISMISSAL**

Good Evening Parents and Students, due to the threat of inclement weather tomorrow (1/06/2017), Polk School District will operate on a half-day schedule for all faculty, staff and students. Individual schools will dismiss at the same times they did on December 17th leading into the Christmas holidays. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.


Honoring Coach Ed Pharo

RHS honored Coach Ed Pharo's 42 years with a plauqe in the new weight room. 

PharoPharo family


Miss Yellow Jacket 2017 Miss Yellow Jacket 2016

Join us for the Miss Yellow Jacket 2017 pageant on Saturday, March 18, at 7:00pm at the downtown auditorium. There are 22 young ladies who will be competing for the title of Miss Yellow Jacket. Audience members can vote for their favorite contestant in the "Audience Choice" portion of the pageant--every dollar is a vote. Come out to see who will be crowned "Miss Yellow Jacket 2017."


Testing Calendar

Testing 2017


Homecoming Game Live Stream Homecoming

Can't be at the Homecoming game? Watch the live stream here.


Congratulations!

Congratulations to our Homecoming King and Queen, Michael Gay and Megan Sims!

King and Queen


Carlton Farms

Check out this year's Corn Maze at Carlton Farms! Thank you, Carlton Farms, for supporting RHS!

Corn Maze


Important Senior Reminders

Please click here for important senior reminders!


Annual Steak Dinner Giveaway

The Rockmart High School Athletic Boosters will be holding the annual Steak Dinner/$10,000 giveaway on Saturday, April 22. Dinner starts at 5:30, and the drawing begins at 7:00. Tickets are $100 each, and include two steak dinner vouchers. In addition to the $10,000 giveaway, there will also be a silent auction and Bingo. See any RHS coach or Traci in the RHS main office to purchase your ticket. This a fun night--don't miss it!


Color Guard Tryouts

Tryout

Please click here for more information about color guard tryouts for the 2017-18 school year. 


Soccer Camp

There will be a girls high school soccer camp run by Oglethorpe University on January 11 through January 14. The camp will run from 4:00-6:00 on Jan 11-13, and TBA on Saturday, Jan 14. The camp is open to all girl players. The price is $130 for the entire camp. For more information or to register, please contact Coach Krista Crawford at kcrawford@polk.k12.ga.us. 


Attention, Prom Participants!

Berry letter


Congratulations, Rockmart High School

Rockmart High School was ranked among Georgia's top schools!

Click here to read the entire article.


PSD FACEBOOK PAGE

FACEBOOK


Congratulations, RHS Cafeteria!

Congratulations to the RHS Cafetreria Staff for achieving Gold Level! Thanks for all you do!

Lunchroom


Chick-Fil-A Leader Academy CFA Leader Academy

The Chick-fil-A Leader Academy is a national high school leadership program focused on impact through action. Rockmart High School is excited to be partnerting with our new Chick-Fil-A to offer this opportunity to students who want to make a difference! Apply now through Friday, September 29. 

Click here for the Chick-Fil-A Leader Academy online application. 


Homecoming Spirit Week

Homecoming Spirit Week


In Loving Memory of Corey Godfrey

Corey Godfrey


Rising 9th Grade Registration

High school registration for the 2017-2018 school year will be held January 26 and 27, by appointment, at both Cedartown and Rockmart Middle Schools. Letters have been distributed to current 8th graders detailing his or her appointment day/time. During the meeting, advisors will provide information to assist with the course selection process, as well as, answer any questions you may have. The following links are for documents that will be reviewed. Should you have any additional questions, please contact your respective school to speak with a counselor. 

Advanced Academic Pathways
Fine Arts Pathways
General Electives
High School Academic Sequence

Polk County College and Career Academy (CTAE) Career Pathways
 


RHS Thespians present Sweeney Todd

The RHS Thespians will be presenting the musical "Sweeney Todd" at the downtown auditorium on March 23, 24 and 25 at 7:00pm and on March 26 at 3:00pm.  Come out and support our talented students!


Basketball Send Off

 

Our Boys Basketball team will be playing Early County in the second round of state playoffs today. The students of RHS gave them a spirited send off this morning! (Filmed and edited by Brandon Whitehead and Ketrevier Ruff)


Sports Physicals Physicals

Sports physicals for the 2017-18 school year will be on Tuesday, April 25, from 6:00-7:30pm. The cost is $10. 


Summer School

Summer School will be held for 3 weeks Monday-Friday beginning June 5th – June 23rd. Summer EOCs will be June 26th & June 27th


Josten's School Store Mascot

Josten's has an online school store where you can purchase Rockmart High School clothing and accessories. Please visit the site by clicking on the following link: 

Rockmart High School Store


2017-18 Homecoming Court

Congratulations to the 2017-18 Homecoming Court! The Homecoming game will be September 22.

2017 Girls Homecoming Court
9th
Gracie Tan
Aubrey Huggins
10th
Kinsey Jones
Mary Laltrello
11th
Mollie Little
Jennifer Crawford
12th
Cassidy Duke
Allie Dunn
Rose Haney
Jewel Hulsey
Megan Sims
Conner Tant

2017 Boys Homecoming Court
9th
Mehiji Floyd
Stockton Norrod
10th
CJ Culver
Tyler Rowland
11th
Zoryan Hendricks
Jesse Taff
12th
Carson Brown
Logan Gable
Michael Gay
Ethan Gober
Kole Holder
Riley Miller

 


Tutoring Schedule

tutorTutoring tutorTutor


FBLA Monogram

See Mrs. Kelley in Room 422 to place your orders. Cups are $15. Large decals are $6, and small decals are $4.

Kelley Cups


Thank you, Rockmart Raceway!

Athletic Director Barry Williams accepts a donation from Mr. Clint Brock from Raceway. We would like to thank Mr. Brock and Rockmart Raceway for their generous support of RHS Athletics! Remember to fill up at the Raceway Spirit Pump and like the Raceway Rockmart Facebook page! We love our community supporters!

Raceway


Congratulations, Mr. Moss!

Congratulations to Mr. Greg Moss, the 2017-18 RHS Teacher of the Year!
(pictured below with the RHS Science Department)

Moss


Shirts For Sale

We have about 25 shirts left for sale. Sizes medium through 3XL are available. $25 each. Contact Rhett Parson at rhett.parson@polk.k12.ga.us if you are interested. 

shirt


Prom King and Queen

Prom king and queenCongratulations to our prom king and queen, Danny Nolasco Perez and Katlyn Register.


Congratulations, Region Champs!

Baseball


Picture Day Picture Day

School picture day will be October 10. This will also be the make up day for senior portraits. 


Johnny's Pizza

Johnny's Pizza


Region Champs at Raceway!

Girls Tennis

Region Champion RHS Girls Tennis players at the Spirit Pump at Rockmart Raceway. RHS receives a penny for every gallon sold from this pump.
Go to Rockmart Raceway and like their page for even more donations for RHS. When we hit 1694 likes the Booster club will earn $100, and when we hit 1994, they will earn an additional $150. Anything over that is 50 cents per like!
Thank you, Rockmart Raceway, for your generosity to RHS!


Yearbook 2017

 

 

 


App for Yearbook Pictures Camera

Students, Parents, Faculty, Family, and Friends of RHS,

Did you just snap the greatest picture at an RHS event?  Would you like to share with the yearbook staff to possibly have your photo included in our 2018 yearbook?  There is a great (and easy) way for you to share using the ReplayIt app from Jostens.  You can add the app from your phone or log-in from your computer.  Select Rockmart High School and start sharing!


Bill Keller Wall of Principals Dedication

Bill Keller Wall


Art Students

Pictured below are students who participated in this year's first ever Community Art Gala in Cedartown on March 25. We had 6 students sell at least 1 piece of art work, with 3 students selling 3, and one student selling 5 pieces of art within the community. The over all price of all of the work that the students sold in their show was over $400! In addition,  3 students won best in show.  

Art Gala

top left to right: Kristain Branham, Jennifer Crawford, Joy Alexandre, Molly Maxwell,  Kasie Price

bottom: Shelby Munger, Morgan Temples, Autum Ely, Maria Mendez


Parent Survey

Parents, please take a few minutes to respond to this brief 12 question survey.  This information will be used to help evaluate and strengthen parental involvement within our school.  Thank you for all you do!

Please click here for the survey!

Parent Survey


Farm Bureau

The Art department participated in the Georgia Farm Bureau  contest. The following students won 1st, 2nd, and third in the county:

Kasie Price 1st place (Kasie's work 'Georgia Peaches' will be entered in the district wide contest)

Jamal Davis 2nd place

Kaitlyn Scheiderer 3rd

Farm Bureau 2017


Spirit Pump at Rockmart Raceway

Baseball Raceway

RHS Baseball players at the Spirit Pump at Rockmart Raceway. RHS receives a penny for every gallon sold from this pump.
Go to Rockmart Raceway and like their page for even more donations for RHS. When we hit 1694 likes the Booster club will earn $100, and when we hit 1994, they will earn an additional $150. Anything over that is 50 cents per like!
Thank you, Rockmart Raceway, for your generosity to RHS!


Congratulations, Alli!

Congratulations to Alli Streetman, our 2017 Miss Yellow Jacket! Lilly Bell was first runner up, and Maddison Cain was Audience Choice. The 5 finalists were Alli Streetman, Lilly Bell, Jada Brumbelow, Alexis Casey, and Shelby Graves. 

Alli

Alli and Lilly5 Finalists

Maddison


Congratulations, Tyler!

Congratulations to Tyler Williams, the district-wide 12th grade winner of the Young Georgia Authors writing competition.

Williams


Is Your iPad Broken?

Broken iPad?


Congratulations, Janae!

Congratulations to STAR student Janae Crawford and Jada Conring, STAR teacher!

STAR


Congratulations, Coach Parson

Congratulations to Coach Biff Parson who was chosen as Class AA Coach of the Year! 

We love you, Coach Parson!

Parson


Contact Us
Rockmart High School 990 Cartersville Hwy.
Rockmart, GA 30153
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Phone: 770-684-5432
Fax: 770-684-4768
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