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GA Milestones

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Cherokee Elementary teaches the chicken life cycle!

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YGA Winner - Brookelynn Pearson

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Modern Woodman of America

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Congratulations to our Young Georgia Author winners!

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Children's Artwork @ Cedar Valley Arts Festival

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PSD students tour the State Capital

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Efrain Iglesias (CMS) and Lorene Parker (RHS), students at PSD served as Pages in the Georgia House of Representatives. Efrain Iglesias is pictured with Speaker David Ralston and Lorene Parker is pictured with Speaker Pro Tempore Jan Jones.

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Thank you State Representative, Trey Kelley for representing District 16 and welcoming  PSD students.

 

2017-2018 Polk Youth Leadership

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Governor Deal travels to Polk County to amend FY 18 budget

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Pre-K & Kindergarten Registration for 2018-2019

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*CLICK HERE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

PSD celebrates Read Across America!

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ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL PARENTS

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*Link to Graduate Polk survey

School Safety Letter

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*Click here for full PDF view

History Day at Van Wert Elementary

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Van Wert Elementary recently held a history night; students were allowed to create projects and dress up as people throughout history. Parents, teachers, and community members were given the opportunity to walk around and learn about history from the 4th and 5th grade students. 

Cedartowns Registration THIS WEEK

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Beta Nationals Coming Up!!!!

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CHS Debate Team is Recognized

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PSD recognized the outstanding efforts of the CHS Debate Team for participating in the World Debate held in Japan.  Kimoto Tech, Inc. graciously sponsors this event each year for our students.

PSD Raises $2,420 for FERST Foundation

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PSD presents the “Jean Days” fundraiser donations to the Ferst Foundation. The Ferst Foundation places books in the hands of children, newborn through age five, to strengthen their literacy skills before entering kindergarten.

NEA Foundation - Teacher of Excellence
  NEA Foundation
NEA
 
Joshua Bearden, teacher at Northside Elementary, had the honor of attending the NEA Foundation Teacher of Excellence Gala in Washington D.C. this past Friday, February 9th. He was the 2018 Georgia recipient for the California Casualty Award for Teaching Excellence. Mr. Bearden was presented with this award from Mr. Beau Brown (Chairman and CEO of California Casualty), Ms. Harriet Sanford (President and CEO of The NEA Foundation) and Ms. Lily Eskelsen Garcia( President of the NEA).  Mr. Bearden was nominated for this award by Dr. Dorothy Welch (CMS Math teacher) and Dr. SId Chapman (President of the Georgia Association of Educators). He was one of 38 educators that was honored that evening.
 
The awards ceremony took place in the National Building Museum in Washington D.C. an the ceremony can be viewed at www.neafoundation.org. 
Cherokee Elementary Celebrates Arbor Day

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arbor day

Cherokee Elementary celebrated Arbor Day today. They were shown the importance of planting & caring for trees! To show their dedication, they planted their own TWO trees!

2018 STAR Student & Teacher

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Polk School District was honored to recognize these STAR students & teachers!

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PSD Proud

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Polk School District's Spelling Bee

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100th Day of School

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TB Letter

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CLICK ON LINK TO SEE FULL VIEW

 

CHS Takes on the World Debate in Japan!

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What an honor! We are so proud of our CHS students! 

The world debate was featured on a local station in Japan. Please click on the link below to view the broadcast:

https://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20180122-00010002-teletamav-l11.

 

Highest Success Rate in Dual Enrollment Program

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Polk School District is proud of the success our students have experienced in our dual enrollment program. Our district has the highest success rate in the top ten school systems in the state according to the Georgia State Audit released in 2018. Thank you to all students, teachers, and administrators who have made these opportunities possible for our children.

JUST IN! - The Two Year Calendar

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*Click here to view PDF

Miss Polk County! - Fundraiser for PCCCA Dental Science Program

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*click for PDF

 

2018 FCAA league champions

2018 FCAA league champions

You are looking at the 2018 FCAA League Champions!!

WAY TO GO RMS!!!! We are proud of you!

Weather Update - School Closed for Students Friday, January 19th

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RHS Wrestlers are Area 3AA Champions!

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Polk School District would like to congratulate all of the RHS wrestlers & coaches for their Area 3AA CHAMPIONSHIP win! They leave this Friday, January 12th to compete for state in Macon. GO JACKETS!!

Welcome Back!

Wecome Back!

Martin Luther King Walk

MLK Walk

Student Make Up Day - January 8, 2018

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*Click here for PDF

PSD is Proud of Our Own Nick Chubb!

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Christmas Break December 25, 2017 - January 5, 2018.

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DawgBots Win 1st Place!

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Elementary schools within the district celebrate the upcoming holidays!

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Early Dismissal Decemeber 22, 2017

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State of Georgia Reading Campaign

GET GEORGIA READING
 Get Georgia Reading
                                               CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE                                               

Reptile Show

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Georgia Power visits Van Wert

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Georgia Power came to Van Wert and taught 2nd grade students about solar energy, the patterns of the sun and the moon, and the sun’s effect on Earth. They created solar bracelets and were given solar glasses. 

Beta Winners at Van Wert Elementary

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2017 Regionals SkillsUSA

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School Canceled

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RN-T Softball Player of the Year

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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 Rockmart High's Coach Steve Luke for being named RN-T's Softball Coach of the Year! He led the girls to a State Championship & a 35-2 Record! AWESOME!

Don't Forget!

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CONGRATULATIONS to our District Teacher of the Year!

 

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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

Girls Cross Country @ RHS place 3rd!

Girls Cross Country

American Flag Donation to PCCCA

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CHS CHEERLEADERS PLACE 2ND IN STATE!

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CHS Varsity Cheerleaders are 5AAAA REGION Champs!
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Polk School District wants to take the opportunity to congratulate all the CHS Varsity Cheerleaders & Coaches for their 5AAAA REGION win! This is their 4th consecutive Region win! WOW!
 
They will compete at State this Saturday, November 11th at the Columbus Civic Center (Session 1) starting at 9:00 AM.
Football Playoffs Continue for Both Sides of the County!

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Cherokee Elementary Backs the Blue!

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Cherokee Elementary, along with Carmen Burch of Cedarstream, presented Chief Kenny Dodd and the Polk County Police Department with a check of $1,164.00 for the trust fund of Isaac Hearne, in memory of our fallen officer. Cherokee Elementary sold "Back the Blue" t-shirts, with all the proceeds going to help Isaac, son of Det. Kristen Hearne.

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

Canned Food drive

*CLICK HERE FOR PDF VERSION

Goodluck Ladies!

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CHS's One-Act Play Heads to State After Winning Regionals!

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Congratulations to the 2017 One-Act Play Region 5 AAAA Champions! Best Set, Best Ensemble, and 3 All-Star Cast Members! They are headed to state!

Jackets Football Team Wins REGION TITLE!

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CONGRATULATIONS to our Rockmart High School Football Team for winning a 7AA REGION TITLE! This is the first Region win in 29 YEARS!!!

Lady Jackets WIN AA STATE TITLE!!

Softball team - Rockmart

Lady Jackets win AA State Title!

WAY TO GO GIRLS!!!

PSD celebrates Red Ribbon Week 2017

2017 CCRPI Scores

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SPLOST VI - Continuation of the One Cent Sales Tax

REMINDER... EARLY VOTING STARTED OCT. 16TH

SPLOST

*CLICK HERE FOR PDF VERSION

Eastside Presents Their Pumpkin Book Reports!

Too Close to Ignore

Willow Brooke Flyer

Please join us November 2, 2017 from 6:30-8:00 PM at PCCCA to hear discussions on how to recognize alcohol and opioid dependency and where to receive local help.

Registration is required & will open October 16th. A complementary meal will be provided.

Register at: www.floyd.org/willowbrooke

Red Ribbon Week

Take the pledge against drugs!!! Red Ribbon Week will be celebrated October 23rd-27th.

Red Ribbon Week

CHS Cheer Princess Party

Cheer Princess Party

RHS attends 4th Annual Leadership Summit

Leadership Summt

Take Back Polk

Take Back Polk

Cherokee Elementary's Vocabulary Parade

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Fall Break

Fall Break

Kindness Garden

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PSD FACEBOOK PAGE

FACEBOOK

Teacher's of the Year 2018 - 2019

Let's give a round of applause for the 2018 - 2019 Teacher's of the Year! They will be celebrated at the November 7th board meeting.

Teacher of the year

Funeral for Detective Kristen Hearne

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Laurie Atkins named Superintendent of Polk School District

LAURIE

Road Closings Due to Law Enforcement Activity 9/29/17

The Polk County Police Department has indicated that the following roads are closed for an indefinite amount of time this afternoon:

Short Road
John Redding Road
Seab Green Road
Friendship Road
Highway 100
Cave Springs Road
Santa Claus Mountain Road

The following bus numbers are not allowed to deliver to these roads:
23-11
24-02
21-04

If your residence is located on these roads, your child will remain at their school. Please feel free to pick your child up at this time. Personnel will remain at school until we are given clearance to run these routes. We apologize for this inconvenience, but the safety of our students is our top priority.
 

September is MILK MONTH

Milk Month

What a Mooooooving Day in Polk School District Celebrating School Nutrition!

Interim Board Member

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EARLY RELEASE

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parent meeting

September is Suicide Awareness & Prevention

(CLICK ON ARTICLE FOR PDF VERSION) suicide

POLK COUNTY FAIR

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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*

Northside's Breakfast of Champions!

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EARLY RELEASE - Cedartown Schools

Dismissal

BAMA BORDER BATTLE on 8/25/2017

BAMA BORDER BATTLE

August 21st Eclipse

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

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   

Summer Feeding Program

Summer Meal

2017 Sara Hightower Summer Reading Program

SRP

*CEDARTOWN - SUMMER PROGRAM PDF

*ROCKMART - SUMMER PROGRAM PDF

Superintendent Search

Superintendent Search

For those who are unable to attend the Community Input Meeting(s) and would like to provide feedback, please click the link below to submit your comments.

                                 Superintendent Search

Superintendent Announcement/Application

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Superintendent Announcement

Superintendent Application

2017 Honor Graduate Breakfast

    2017 Honors Breakfast

2017 HON Project SUCCESS Graduation

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State Modern Woodmen Contest

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MIDDLE SCHOOL TOUR

TOUR

CAREER DAY

Congratulations 2016-2017 Associate of Science Degree Graduates

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Top 5 CHS & RHS Graduates

Top 5

School Nutrition takes on GSNA Conference

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2017 Special Olympics

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RMS ROCKS IT OUT WITH EASTSIDE & VAN WERT

PETTING ZOO

PSD's Top 25

Top 25

PSD Pre-K Drawing

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