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2017 Youth Leadership Summit

Youth Leadership 1

Youth Leadership 2

We Love RHS!

RHS Drone View

Funeral for Detective Kristen Hearne


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





August 21st Eclipse


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


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!


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


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


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.

Mid-Term Schedule

Mid term

GA Student Finance Commission

We are having a parent financial aid meeting today at 5:30 in the media center. A representative from The Georgia Student Finance Commission will be here to discuss Financial Aid and the FAFSA.

Charter Bus for Friday

There will be a charter bus available on Friday to transport fans to the playoff football game in Fitzgerald (the bus will leave here at 2:00). Seats are $40 each and are on a first come/first served basis. The ticket to the football game ($10) is NOT included in the price. Money should be turned in to the RHS front office. This is a great opportunity to get to the game!

Let's all come out and support our Jackets!

Information for Friday's Playoff Game

Friday's second round football playoff game will be held in Fitzgerald, GA, on Friday at 7:30.

Tickets will be $10 each. Certified staff at Rockmart High School will be admitted free with school ID. 

Please click here for driving directions to the stadium.


Map of Jaycee Stadium:

Watch Our Home Game Live

Click here to watch a live broadcast of our home football game (begins Friday, Oct 28 at 6:45 pm).

Senior Night

Friday, October 28 will be Senior Night for seniors participating in fall sports and band. Seniors and their escorts will need to report to the field by 6:30, and the senior presentation will begin at 6:50. 

Lady Jackets Softball Tickets

Congratulations to our Lady Yellowjackets softball team on qualifying for the 2016 GHSA State Softball Championship. Our first game is this Thursday October 27th, at 8:00:00 PM at the South Commons Softball Complex in Columbus, GA. (400 4th Street, Columbus, GA 31901)

Click Here to purchase your tickets for Thursday’s session.

We’d love to have a huge crowd there to support our Lady Yellowjackets!

Red Ribbon Week
October 24th-28th— Red Ribbon Week--The National theme this year for Red Ribbon Week is 

“YOLO. Be drug-free”.

Monday:      Greet others by saying “Yolo. Be drug-free.”

Tuesday:      “I’m “Reddy” for my future.” [Wear RED]

Wednesday:  Be on the Drug-free team [Wear your favorite sports gear or team’s gear]

Thursday:     "I got the Keys" to my future. [Wear your best/professional look and dressy].

Friday:         Show you spirit for a drug-free life and school spirit. [Wear Black and yellow].

Georgia Student Health Survey

Georgia Student Health Survey 2.0 - HIGH SCHOOL (Grades 9-12)


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 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

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!


Registration for the 2017-2018 school year is quickly approaching. Each student will meet with an advisor and register for classes. Please click on the link below, find your child's lunch number, and the date/time of the scheduled appointment. 

Registration dates  for the rising sophmore/current freshman class is January 18th, 19th and 20th.

You should be receiving a letter in the mail shortly.

Please click here for the registration schedule. 

Thank you, Veterans!

We would like to give special thanks to our RHS faculty members who are veterans:

Robert Furr— Army 1990-1991

Jeff Hawkins— National Guard for 26 years

Darrell Lee— Army 1986-1989

Robert “Bobby” Renshaw— Army 1985-1989

Important Senior Reminders

Please click here for important senior reminders!

Congratulations, Rockmart High School

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

Click here to read the entire article.

Attention, Prom Participants!

Berry letter


Congratulations to our cheerleaders for making the Top 8 at state!  They will be competing Saturday at 9am!

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. 

Color Guard Tryouts


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



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

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)

In Loving Memory of Corey Godfrey

Corey Godfrey

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!

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

Parent Survey

Parents: Please complete the following survey:


Congratulations, RHS Cafeteria!

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


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

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. 

Polk School District Graduation Rates

2017-18 Homecoming Court

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

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

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


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

Tutoring Schedule

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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!


RHS Teen Maze Information

Congratulations, Mr. Moss!

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


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. 



Seniors: Please email a casual picture of yourself to mnoyes@polk.k12.ga.us for the yearbook. The deadline is November 4--if you can't email it, bring it to Room 422. Make sure to include your name as you want it printed in the yearbook.

The deadline for senior yearbook ads is January 16. Go to www.JostensAdService.com  to create your ad. 

Prom King and Queen

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

Congratulations, Region Champs!


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 and Lilly5 Finalists


Congratulations, Tyler!

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


Mr. Big Jacket Winners

Congratulations to our Mr. Big Jacket winners:

L-R: Blake Holloman--Mr.Big Jacket, Reed Couch--Audience Choice, Brook Thompson--2016 Miss Yellow Jacket, Ethan Gober--JR Mr. Big Jacket

Is Your iPad Broken?

Broken iPad?

Congratulations, Janae!

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


Congratulations, Coach Parson

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

We love you, Coach 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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