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District News

SPLOST VI - Continuation of the One Cent Sales Tax

REMINDER... EARLY VOTING STARTED OCT. 16TH

SPLOST VI

*CLICK HERE FOR PDF VERSION

1st Grade Garden at Van Wert

1st grade garden

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

 Vocab

Fall Break

Fall Break

Kindness Garden

kindness

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

 PSD

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

judy

EARLY RELEASE

homecoming - rockmart


parent meeting

September is Suicide Awareness & Prevention

(CLICK ON ARTICLE FOR PDF VERSION) suicide

POLK COUNTY FAIR

FAIR

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!

breakfast  

EARLY RELEASE - Cedartown Schools

Dismissal

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.

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

supt

Superintendent Announcement

Superintendent Application

2017 Honor Graduate Breakfast

    2017 Honors Breakfast

2017 HON Project SUCCESS Graduation

hon

State Modern Woodmen Contest

winner ees

MIDDLE SCHOOL TOUR

TOUR

CAREER DAY

Congratulations 2016-2017 Associate of Science Degree Graduates

Associates

Top 5 CHS & RHS Graduates

Top 5

School Nutrition takes on GSNA Conference

SN

2017 Special Olympics

so

RMS ROCKS IT OUT WITH EASTSIDE & VAN WERT

PETTING ZOO

PSD's Top 25

Top 25

PSD Pre-K Drawing

PSD

Way to go to PSD's State SkillsUSA Winners!!

SKILLSSKILLS2

Polk Youth Leadership

Polk youth leadership

Spring Break

SB

PCCCA - Career Fair

ccf

FERST Foundation

FERST

Northside Olympiads

 

 

PRE K & KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION 2017

Required Documentation for Registration

Registration

The District Excels in Writing Competitions

Essay contest

 

CHS Debate

Chs Debate

Technology Fair

Cox

We would like to take a moment and congratulate Huntley Cox a 4th grader at Eastside Elementary. He took 1st place in the Technology Literacy Challenge. He had the HIGHEST score out of all 3rd and 4th graders at the NW Regional Tech Competition held at Georgia Highlands.

Polk School District Receives Worldwide Recognition!

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PSD DISTRICT SPELLING BEE

Bee

In Loving Memory of Corey Godfrey

Corey Godfrey

Georgia Northwest Regional Technology Fair Winners

NWGA Technology Winners

Spotlight - Youngs Grove Elementary

Sp

PCCCA - Skills USA Competiton

PCCCA

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
 

RMS - Essay Contest

RMS

Pictured from left to right: Sara Carlton, Isaac Gober, & Neely Collum

Rockmart Middle School Students entered the annual DAR American History Essay Contest sponsored by the James Waldrop Chapter in Fayette County, Georgia.  The contest is open to students in the 5th-8th grades in the surrounding areas.  Rockmart Middle swept the competition for the 8th grade division.  Sara Carlton placed 1st, Isaac Gober placed 2nd, and Neely Collum placed 3rd, each earning cash prizes.  Sara Carlton's winning essay is now on its way to compete for the entire GA Central West District. 

NES Robotics

UPDATE:

On Saturday, December 3, 2016 the Northside Elementary DawgBots participated in the West Georgia First Lego League Regional Competition at Haralson County Middle School.  The DawgBots received a trophy for first place in robot design at this event. This award can be seen at Northside Elementary School in the trophy case next to the DawgBots 2016 team shirt. Northside is so proud of all the hard work these students have shown getting prepared for this competition. The Northside DawgBots are looking forward to attending this event again next year and to other opportunities in the future.

Dawgbots

Dawgbot

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.

Polk School District Graduation Rates

PSD collected more than 40,000 CANS!

 

2016-2017 Teacher of the Year

PSD's Veterans Day 11/11/2016

“On this Veterans Day, let us remember the service of our veterans, and let us renew our national promise to fulfill our sacred obligations to our veterans and their families who have sacrificed so much so that we can live free.”


—Dan Lipinski

Community Thanksgiving Feast

PICTURED: Superintendent, Dr. Hunter & Ms. Haley Irvin's Special Needs class at Van Wert Elementary celebrating their Thanksgiving Feast! 

Reminder: Early Release scheduled for Friday, November 18th.

Elementary starting at 11:30 AM

Middle School starting at 11:45 AM

High School starting at 12:00 PM

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